Cast Your Votes for The Best of Ocean City® 2022!

Las year’s polls saw just under 100,000 votes cast, and 2022 being the first post COVID year is expected to yield an even bigger turnout! This year, voting for the Best of Ocean City® will run from July 1 2021 to July 10th 2022.  As Ocean City’s premier online destination guide, it is our mission to bring you the best hotels, restaurants, activities, events, and deals Ocean City has to offer. Every year, however, we call upon you to help us sort out the best of the best in our annual The Best of Ocean City® reader’s poll. In addition to being the longest running of its kind, our The Best of Ocean City® awards are unique because ALL Ocean City area businesses are eligible to win. Below you will find ballots containing The Best of Ocean City® 2022 nominees in 40 categories, including dining, bars, activities, and the boardwalk. Winners receive a commemorative metal award, our distinctive winner’s certificate and window decals to display for the year. This is your chance to make your voice heard and be part of the most prestigious Best of Ocean City® competition in town by honoring the restaurants and businesses you love the most. Ready, set, vote! Are you a business owner? Click here to promote your business in The Best of Ocean City® 2022 contest.

Vote for the Best of Ocean City® Restaurants

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Best New Restaurant

Vote for your favorite NEW restaurant for 2022!

Best Pizza

Vote for your favorite pizza restaurant!

Best Subs

Vote for your favorite sub restaurant!

Best Seafood

Vote for your favorite seafood restaurant!

Best Crabs

Vote for your favorite place to get crabs in. Ocean City!

Best Crabcakes

Vote for your favorite crab cakes!

Best Raw Bar

Vote for your favorite raw bar!

Best Waterfront Dining

Vote for your favorite place to dine on the water!

Best Wings

Vote for your favorite wings!

Best Barbecue

Vote for your favorite BBQ

Best Asian Restaurant

Vote for your favorite sushi or other Asian food.

Best Italian Restaurant

Tiramisu or lasagne, vote for your favorite Italian restaurant!

Best Mexican Restaurant

Vote for your Mexican Restaurant - tequila counts!

Best Breakfast

Vote for your favorite breakfast!

Best Carry-Out

More restaurants have take-out. What's your favorite?

Best Ice Cream!

Vote for your favorite ice cream!

Vote for the Best of Ocean City® Bars

Vote for Your Favorite Bars

Best Bar Overall

Vote for your favorite bar!

Best Drinks!

Ocean City has great drinks. Where do you love to go?

Best Local Brewery

There are lots of local breweries, which is your favorite?

Best Happy Hour Specials

2 for 1, discounts, where do you like to go for Happy Hour?

Best Craft Beer Selection

More bars and restaurants carry local craft beer, which has the best selection?

Best Place to View a Sunset!

Think bars on the bayside. Where do you like to go?

Best Live Music

Do you like to dance or just listen? Where do you go for live music?

Best Sports Bar

We all love to go watch games and grab a beer. Where do you go?

Vote for the Best of Ocean City® Boardwalk Businesses

Vote for Your Favorite Boardwalk Businesses

Best Fries!

The Ocean City Boardwalk and Fries go together. Where do you go? (Hint: Thrashers may be the best, but it isn't the ONLY place for great fries)

Best Caramel Corn

Do you like peanuts in your caramel corn? Where do you go?

Best Stand/Small Restaurant

Where do you go for a quick bite while on the Boardwalk?

Best Sit Down Restaurant

If you want to linger, where do you eat on the Boardwalk?

Best Pizza

Pizza on the Boardwalk is a thing - Where do you like to go?

Best Candy

You don't have a lot of options, but you do have great candy. Which do you prefer?

Best Bar on the Boardwalk

You don't have to leave the Boardwalk for a great drink.

Best Shop

From surfing to jewelry to kites, what is your favorite shop?

Vote for the Best of Ocean City® Things to Do

Vote for Your Favorite Activities in Ocean City

Best Jet-skiing

Which jet-ski rental do you like best?

Best Sit Parasailing

There are lots of options, which is your favorite?

Best Kayak or SUP Rental

Pizza on the Boardwalk is a thing - Where do you like to go?

Best Surf Shop

Downtown, midtown, or in north Ocean City; local or national; which surf shop do you prefer?

Best Boat Rental

You can rent pontoon boats and motor boats. Where do you rent your boats?

Best Boat Tour

There are lots of tour option on the water. Which boat tour do you like best?

Best Fishing Charter

Large head boats or individual charter boats, there are lots of fishing options. Who would you recommend?

Best Mini Golf Course

Almost everybody plays miniature golf at least once while on vacation in Ocean City. Which course do you prefer?

Best Golf Course

There are regular golf courses too, just not on the island. Where do you like to go?

Best Rainy Day Activity

As much as we hate it, we do get rain in Ocean City. What is your favorite thing to do when it rains at the beach?