The Hobbit has been a favorite of Ocean City locals and visitors alike since 1977. The Hobbit has been located in the beautiful Rivendell Condominium Complex at 81st Street and the Bay since April 2008. The Hobbit remained closed for a brief period of time a few years ago and their Ocean City regulars couldn’t wait for the restaurant to open their doors again so they could dig into their favorite dishes. Even though The Hobbit has changed locations a few times since 1977, they’ve never lost their touch – only gotten better.
The fresh, inventive food served at The Hobbit is artfully presented and reasonably prices. A full menu is served daily beginning at 5 pm. Dinner is served until 11 pm and a bar menu from then on.
The menu at The Hobbit is composed of dishes that are beyond delicious. Some favorites on the appetizer menu include Blackened Lollipop Lamb Chops (New Zealand lamb, sweet potato hash, and honey aioli) and the Crab & Avocado Stack (Jumbo Lump crabmeat, sweet Thai chili guacamole, diced tomato, and garlic aioli). If you’re mouth isn’t watering yet, here are some options on the entrée menu: Cioppino (Fresh fish, clams, shrimp, scallops, mussels, saffron tomato broth, a touch of anisette, and garlic crostini), Fresh Catch with Roasted Tomatoes (Pan-roasted daily fresh fish, seasoned oven-dried tomatoes, spinach with shallots, with basil and garlic oils), and the Mediterranean Bistro Tenderloin (Served with jumbo lump crabmeat, Mediterranean pesto, and roasted shoulder cut steak). Delicious, right?
The comfortable, sleek and contemporary dining room with draw you in. The warm colors, cleanliness, soft lighting, and beautifully serene views of Ocean City’s bay will add to your Hobbit experience. Next to the dining room is a modern lounge and bar area. You’ll find several bubbly and polite bartenders working at the 15-seater bar. The great customer service and wonderful menu make The Hobbit one of Ocean City’s luxury dining options.
If you’re not convinced that you need to dine at The Hobbit on your next trip to Ocean City, let the fantastic wine menu persuade you. The wine menu has a plethora of sparkling wines, white wines, red wines, and several wines by the glass. The wait staff and bartenders can recommend the best wine to pair with your meal or bar snack, too.
Make reservations to The Hobbit this summer season and enjoy a decadent dining experience in Ocean City! The Hobbit is open seasonally (March – October) and open for dining daily in the summer months. For more information about The Hobbit, check out the OceanCity.com Dining Guide today. Enjoy!