Previously located next to the Inlet, Adolfo's is now enjoying its new space at the Beach Plaza Hotel. Featuring classic Italian fare, as well as Eastern shore dishes, Adolfo's is known for their homemade marinara sauce.
"Very nice atmosphere, fireplace, big piano bar, great steaks and Italian food." Jean Hetherington
Location: 13th St. & BoardwalkBayside Skillet
Known for its bright pink exterior, you can't miss Bayside Skillet as you drive down Coastal Highway. Specializing in OCMD's best crepes and omelets (but featuring other delicious dishes, as well), Bayside Skillet has a colorful and tropical atmosphere with beautiful plants everywhere you look, even outside on the Bayfront patio dining area.
"I love the Bayside Skillet Restaurant in Ocean City. AMAZING fresh food favorite is the Seafood Crepes!" Sally Witt
Location: 130th St. & BayBJ's On The Water
BJ's features a delicious dining experience in a fun, casual atmosphere. Jam to live music, watch sports on giant TVs, or relax along the water while the sun is setting.
Location: http://bjsonthewater.com/Bull on the Beach
In the mood for some pit beef, steak, or ribs? Bull on the Beach has an excellent menu and fabulous raw bar, as well.
Location: 2nd St. or 94th St. on Coastal HwyDead Freddie's Island Grill
Dead Freddie's has great food in a fun, pirate-themed, family-friendly atmosphere. Menu includes seafood, steak, sandwiches, wraps, burgers you name it. Enjoy evening DJs and live music throughout the week. Eat inside amongst beautiful fish tanks and island ambiance, or dine outside along the Bay.
"Great restaurant with large menu and is family friendly. Play area out back is equipped with a pirate ship playground to occupy kids during a wait for a table or after eating. Jason Broadwater
Location: 64th St. & BayFager's Island
One of our favorite spots, Fager's Island serves up fine dining, casual dining, nightlife, live music, and gorgeous views along the Bay.
"Great food, stunning views, and laid-back island atmosphere. Plan to be there at sunset while the 1812 Overture is played and timed perfectly to end as the sun disappears behind the bay. After your meal, you can relax by the fire pits or walk down to the gazebo at the end of the pier." Jennica Kwiecien
Location: 60th St. & BayFish Tales
Located at Bahia Marina one of Ocean City's popular charter fishing spots Fish Tales has an awesome, relaxed atmosphere complete with small sandy beach and gorgeous bay views. Pull up a stool at the bar, or grab an umbrella table near the pirate ship playground so the kids can play. As you might've guessed, Fish Tales has some of the best seafood around, as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, and more.
"It's the best place to have a drink and enjoy views of the bay. They always have awesome food specials and the atmosphere is great. Kaitlin Scoffone
Location: 22nd Bay St. & BayHarborside Bar & Grill
Located right on the waterfront of Ocean City's commercial harbor, Harborside Bar & Grill is a local's favorite. This restaurant features something for everyone from burgers and sandwiches to seafood and drinks.
"I would recommend Harborside for awesome orange crushes and good everyday food." Kirsten Brink
Location: W. Ocean CityHarrison's Harbor Watch
Located right on the south end of the Boardwalk and overlooking the Inlet and Assateague Island in the distance, Harrison's Harbor Watch offers some of area's freshest local seafood around. Harrison's is also known for its authentic raw bar with fresh oysters, friendly hospitality & beautiful views of the water.
Location: Boardwalk Inlet AreaLiquid Assets
Liquid Assets specializes in pairing great food and drinks. Enjoy a wide variety of martinis, wine, and beer as you sample some fine cheese or dive into the fabulous menu. Private parties and catering, too.
Location: 93rd St. & BayMacky's Bayside Bar & Grill
You're sure to enjoy great food and relaxed atmosphere at Macky's. Sit right outside on their Bayfront beach and enjoy a breathtaking sunset, or stay inside to watch the game on one of the many TVs. Live entertainment and themed party nights, too.
"I always recommend Macky's to guests when they arrive early before check-in, and they always come back to the office telling how they enjoyed their meal. It's basically across the street from us." Sandy Walker
Location: 54th St. & BayRosenfeld's Jewish Deli
Rosenfeld's is Ocean City's only Jewish deli, featuring traditional, kosher-style items for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sandwiches, smoked fish, salads, bagels, knishes, omelets, and so much more. Catered platters available, as well.
"Best Jewish Deli on the East Coast is Rosenfeld's on 63rd!!!" Stevi Fuchsluger
Location: 63rd St. & Coastal Hwy.Seacrets
Affectionately referred to as Jamaica, USA, Seacrets is one of Ocean City's most popular hot spots, featuring a restaurant, bar, grill, and nightclub all in one. Its beautiful palm trees and gorgeous Bayfront location will have you feeling relaxed in no time, and it is not uncommon to spend all day and night at this tropical location.
Location: http://seacrets.com/Sunset Grille
Enjoy a great scenic view while you dine. Sunset Grille sits on the waterfront at Sunset Marina and offers a great time for all. Features fine dining, casual dining, and even a great bar atmosphere. Voted Restaurant Association of Maryland's favorite restaurant, Sunset Grille is a must!
Location: W. Ocean CityThe Crab Brag
Known for having the best crabs in town, The Crab Bag can do no wrong. And if crabs are not your thing, no worries their menu has a wide variety for all.
"My favorite OC restaurant is the Crab Bag up on 130th. It has great food and a huge menu. Great ambience, too. And, it's very reasonably priced. Jane Booth
Location: 130th St. & BayThe Crabcake Factory
Known for their famous crab cakes and voted #1 breakfast by Oceancity.com, The Crabcake Factory features a fun atmosphere and affordable menu.
Location: 120th St.The Hobbit
Looking for a special night out? The Hobbit provides a classy and contemporary dining experience, featuring "inventive American cuisine, delicious seafood, and romantic Bay views.
Location: 81 St. & Bay in Rivendell Condo Bldg.The Shark on the Harbor
OCMD seafood doesn't get much fresher than this! Located on the commercial fishing harbor in West Ocean City, The Shark on the Harbor features contemporary American cuisine with Eastern Shore and southern influences, as well as locally grown organic produce.
"Great seafood, most of which is straight off the boat. Upscale with a great daily happy hour. Tremendous views of the harbor." Jim Haney
Location: W. Ocean City
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