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Ocean City

Midtown Ocean City, Maryland

From the north end of the boardwalk to the Route 90 bridge
Jolly Roger, Macky's, and the Aloft are just a few of the fabulous places in Midtown

The Midtown Scene

Midtown Ocean City runs from the the Ocean City Boardwalk to the Route 90 bridge at 62nd Street.  There are many popular restaurants and bars in this area

  • There are many waterfront hotels and restaurants located on Assawoman Bay with fabulous sunset views.
  • Seacrets, Jamaica USA is one of the top nightclubs in the US and it is on the bay at 49th Street.
  • The only distillery in Worcester County was built by Layton Moore, the owner of Seacrets and it’s worth a trip, if only to see the Prohibition era antiques collection he features during the tour.
  • The Roland E. Powell Convention Center is 42nd Street which makes midtown a great location if you need quick access to the Convention Center.
  • One of only 2 hotels that own their beach is located in mid-town and serves drinks on the beach.
  • It’s easy to get in and out of mid-town because the Route 90 bridge is at the northern end of the area for easy access off the island.
  • Some of the Best of Ocean City winners for boat rentals are located in mid-town;  Odyssea Watersports and Bayside Boat Rentals.
  • The only large waterpark is located at 29th Street, Jolly Roger’s Splash Mountain.  Their speedway is also on this site.

Articles about Midtown Ocean City

Midtown Ocean City Hotels

From big hotel to apartments and condos

Lots of hotel options with some condos

You have a lot of options for accommodations in midtown Ocean City.  From many of the large chain hotel options to family owned hotels and condos, you will find a quieter atmosphere.  The Princess Bayside and the Aloft are both near Seacrets.  The Residence Inn by Marriott, also on the bay side, offers fabulous sunset views.  

Midtown Hotels

Staff Pick 360°

Hilton Oceanfront Suites


Princess Bayside Beach Hotel



Residence Inn by Marriott Ocean City


Flamingo Motel


Quality Inn Oceanfront


Midtown Ocean City Restaurants & Bars

Lots of dining options available in mid-town

Some of the larger destination restaurants are in mid-town.  Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill is a perennial favorite.  They are a great place to go with kids because they have seating in the sand next to a shallow bayside beach.  Kids can play on the edge while their parents enjoy the food and tropical drinks famous here.  Seacrets, Jamaica USA is on 49th Street with their nightclub, restaurant, and distillery.  Few adults will leave without a stop at Seacrets.  Boat rentals, jet ski rentals, miniature golf, oceanfront and bayfront hotels are all easy to access in mid-town.  They all usually offer ample free parking and the pace is a little quieter than downtown – unless, of course, you hit one of the bars after 10.

Downtown Restaurants & Bars
2024 Best of Ocean City Winner


Atrium Cafe & Bar

The Dough Roller on 41st

Dry 85 OC

Finnigan’s Irish Pub and Eatery

Amusements & Activities in Midtown

Easy access from the route 90 bridge, an easier pace, and lots of free parking

Midtown Ocean City is easy to get to when you go over the Route 90 bridge.  Some of the larger destination restaurants and bars are here.  Jolly Roger’s Splash Mountain is a waterpark that can take up your entire day – or you can split it with the adjacent amusement park with rides or the speedway. Fabulous hotels with spectacular sunsets await.  There are some condos available in midtown and parking is usually free.  The Ocean City Convention Center has a visitors center and hosts most of the performances in town.

Downtown Activities
Best of OC 2023

Odyssea Watersports

Best of OC 2023

Bayside Boat Rentals

Nick’s Mini Golf – 45th Street

Nick’s Mini Golf – 57th Street

Vantage Resort Realty