The Best of Ocean City®

Restaurants, Bars, Activities, and the Best of the Boardwalk

2022 Winners Announced! Click here to vote for 2023!

The polls are closed, the votes are tallied, and the people have spoken for the 12th year in a row! This year’s competition covered more than 42 polls in four broad categories: best restaurants, activities, bars, and best of the boardwalk. Check out the winners and visit their businesses to get the best Ocean City has to offer. This is the ONLY competition in Ocean City that has absolutely nothing to do with advertising or other schemes. If you see a business on this list, it means that voters on Facebook and on thought those businesses were the best! formed a team of local residents and business owners to choose another winner in most of the polls to give visitors another option in most categories.  It is this group of 75 Ocean City businesses that earned bragging rights as being the very best in Ocean City at what they do.  They will receive the 2022 Best of OceanCity® photo award plaque and can proudly display it in their businesses.

The Best of Ocean City® Winners were just announced. Discover the Best of Ocean City® in over 40 different categories!

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From the Blog: 2022 Winners Announced

Best of Ocean City® 2023 Polls Now Open

Winners announced in the 11th Annual Best of Ocean City® Contest hosted by

Voting now open for the 2023 Best of Ocean City® Awards with new categories added. Ocean City, Md, July 26, 2022: announces winners in the 11th Annual Best of...

Best of Ocean City®: Restaurant & Bar Past Winners

Greene Turtle West OC

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner


2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Belly Busters

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Candy Kitchen (93rd St)

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

The Dough Roller on 70th St

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Lombardis Trattorria

Pit & Pub Northside

Fat Daddy’s Sub Shop

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Fager’s Island Restaurant and Nightclub

Fin City Brewing Company

Sunset Grille

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

45th Street Taphouse

Ropewalk Ocean City

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Harpoon Hanna’s Restaurant & Bar

Tequila Mockingbird West OC

Shotti’s Point

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Dumser’s Dairyland at the Inlet Parking Lot

Crabcake Factory Bayside

2022 Best of Ocean City Winner

Coconuts Beach Bar and Grill

Fish Tales

Best of Ocean City®: Activities Past Winners

Best of OC 2022

Odyssea Jetski Rentals

Bayside Boat Rentals

OC Bay Hopper

Sail Alyosha

Angler Boat

Best of OC 2022

Odyssea Jet & Prop Shop

Best of OC 2022

Jolly Roger Jungle Golf

Best of OC 2022

Escape Room Uptown

Best of OC 2022

OC Parasail

Candy Kitchen (Gold Coast Mall)

Happy Hooker

Candy Kitchen (93rd Street)

The Kite Loft

Best of OC 2022

Malibus Surf Shop

Judith M

Best of OC 2022

Chauncey’s Surf Shop

Nick’s Mini Golf – 18th Street

Lost Treasure Golf

Nick’s Mini Golf – 146th Street