Best Eats On The Beach

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West Ocean City- Berlin
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Breakfast Cafe Of Ocean City
12736 Ocean Gateway,
West Ocean City • 410-213-1804

Open 7 days a week between Sunsations & Starbucks, across from Outback, come join us at the “Breakfast Cafe” (formerly Rambler Coffee Shop) we are a family-friendly restaurant that’s been family own-ed for 30 years passed from mother to son in 2001. We believe that fair pricing, putting out quality food as fresh as we can make it and a nice atmosphere makes a meal.  I like to think we have many “House Specialties” which include our Crab Om-elet, real crab meat, cheddar cheese & mushrooms, our Sunfest Omelet, Swiss cheese, ham and mushrooms; Cafe or French Sampler, pancakes or French toast, with eggs, bacon and sausage. Homemade creamed chipped beef/toast and sausage gravy/biscuits with browned potato home fries, with onion, excellent cheesesteak subs and fries and more! We use Rapa Scrapple fried on the grill the way you like it for all our breakfasts, sandwiches and sides.  Summer hours, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Come enjoy!

Captain’s Galley
12817 Harbor Road, West Ocean City
410-213-2525

A variety of dining options await you  at this landmark restaurant on the harbor, but the famous crab cake is a must try at some point. All the seafood is fresh and the house favorites never disappoint. Al-though seafood reigns here, a diverse menu of offerings awaits. The Little Deck-hands are also well represented. Plenty of parking available.

Crab Alley
Golf Course Road, Head
Of Commercial Fishing Harbor
West Ocean City
410-213-7800 • www.craballey.com

Just close enough to be out of the way-located at the head of the commercial fishing harbor in West Ocean City, Crab Alley has it all! Spectacular view, casual and fun atmosphere, super service and mouth-watering food combine to make “The Al-ley” a true locals’ favorite.  Enjoy our light fare and full menu of unbelievably fresh seafood, chicken and steaks indoors or on our upper deck. We offer appetizers, sandwiches and a children’s menu too. Our name says it all -crack’em and attack ‘em”. Big Fat Crabs both by the dozen and all you can enjoy specials. Check out our website for our fantastic happy hour food and drink specials or find us on Facebook.  Having an affair? We can handle your group, large party or special occasion.  Make Crab Alley your first stop!

The Globe
12 Broad Street,
Downtown Historic Berlin
410-641-0784 • www.globetheater.com

“Something for everyone” is the motto here and that says it all. From live entertainment and the cultural arts to fine food and delicious spirits, it’s a hot spot for the locals as well as vacationers. The Globe’s new menu, featuring the delicious offerings of Executive Chef Duane Douglas, is the talk of the town. A wealth of tasty appetizers, homemade soups, huge salads, hearty sandwiches, scrumptious entrees and fabulous desserts are featured. Also your server will detail the nightly soup, daily blue plate and entrée specials for you on each visit. This writer’s favorite is to team an appetizer, say the Boursin Filet, with a bowl of tasty soup, say the  cream of crab, and a tall glass of wine. Be sure to check out the Champagne Brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. After enjoying your meal, no visit is complete without a look around the Balcony Art Gallery, where there’s always something new on display. Open Wednesday-Sunday.

Greene Turtle-West
Rte. 611, West Ocean City
410-213-1500

The newest location of Maryland’s No. 1 sports pub and restaurant, the World-Famous Greene Turtle, which opened in January 1999, features a beautiful non-smoking 80-seat dining room with an exciting menu. Delicious steaks, sizzling steaks, fresh fish, crab cakes and more. Live entertainment. Plenty of parking available. House specialties: happy hour & the best hot  wings in West OC.

J&J’s pizzeria
Rte. 50, West OC • 410-213-0303

Offered here is the finest from a woodfired brick oven pizza. Dine-in or carry-out. Tasty lunch specials offered daily. Open at 11:30 a.m. daily.

Lighthouse Sound
St. Martin’s Neck Road • 410-352-5250

Enjoy the best views of Ocean City at the newly renovated, Lighthouse Sound. Come relax and dine overlooking the bay and the beautiful Ocean City skyline. Savor entrees such as local rockfish, tempera battered soft shell crabs, char-grilled filet mignon and jumbo lump crab cakes. Open for public, we serve Sunday brunch, lunch and dinner. One mile west of Ocean City, MD., just off Route 90 on St. Martin’s Neck Road. Reservations recommended.

Osteria Fraschetti
Rte. 50, West OC,
(Bogey’s former location)
410-213-7717

One of OC’s premier restaurants, Osteria Fraschetti serves the finest new Itali-an/American cuisine at exceptional prices. Menu includes delicious seafood, steaks, prime rib, veal dishes, chicken, pasta plus the best crab imperial and crab cakes in town. Come enjoy the intimate atmosphere and exceptional service. Fire up the night with  Alex’s famous tableside Caesar salad, Lobster Chantilly or Steak Diane. Open 7 days a week, year-round. Bar opens at 3 p.m., with Happy Hour prices, Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m. Restaurant opens at 5 p.m. Casual attire and reservations are recommended.

Restaurant 213
213 N. Fruitland Blvd., Fruitland
410-677-4880 • www.restaurant213.com

Just 20 minutes from Ocean Pines and Berlin, Restaurant 213 is worth the drive! Chef Jim Hughes has been serving celebrities worldwide for 25 years and was named a 2009 inductee to the coveted Distinguished Restaurants of North America awards, one of only 220 in North America and the only one in this region. Serving dinner Tuesday-Sunday starting at 5 p.m. Also offering a 5 course prix-fixe dinner on Sundays.

Ruth’s Chris
Within the GlenRiddle Community
410-213-9444 • www.ruthschris.com

Ruth’s Chris specializes in the finest custom aged Mid-Western beef. We broil it exactly the way you like it at 1800 degrees to lock in the corn-fed flavor. Then we serve your steak sizzling on a heated plate so that it stays hot throughout your meal. Many of our recipes were developed by Ruth, favorites such as shrimp Remoulade, Crabtini and Ruth’s chop salad. Located five miles west of Ocean City in the GlenRiddle Golf clubhouse. Extensive wine list. Reservations recommended.

steer inn
10514 Racetrack Road, Berlin
410-208-1900

Minutes from Ocean City on Rt. 589 and just a 1/2 mile north of the Ocean Downs Racetrack, the Steer Inn Tavern is a Friendly, Entertaining Neighborhood Bar which offers the best live entertainment on this side of the bridge! The Steer Inn boasts a great All-American Pub Fare Menu,  plus Keno, pool tables and plenty of TVs to watch your favorite games. Home of the $9.99 N.Y. Steak Dinner, the Steer Inn offers daily Happy Hours every day from 3-7pm. Check out Tijuana Tuesday with $5.89 TexMex specials including Chicken & Beef Tacos & Burritos Dinners, Nacho Grande & Mucho more along with $2. Margaritas, Sangria, Rails, & Cervezas. Every Wednesday 5 p.m. is half-price 1/2 lb. Burger Night. With it’s warm, friendly and lively atmosphere, Steer Inn Tavern “Shakes! Rocks! & Rolls!”  No reservations required.

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32 Palm
32nd Street Oceanside In The Hilton
410-289-2525

Executive Chef Rick Goodwin has introduced an exciting new menu. A favorite among many is the pan duet, featuring a pan seared duck breast and sweet chili basted shrimp with a blackberry ginger sauce. Other wonderfully delicious dishes cover the land and sea as well and each have a special tough that makes this restaurant unique among its peers. Children’s menu available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

bonfire
71st Street & Coastal Highway
410-524-7171
www.thebonfirerestaurant.com
150 ft. Seafood & Prime Rib Buffet

A famous Ocean City Restaurant for 37 years. It’s all here. The service, the atmosphere and the finest, freshest food available. Fresh seafood, snow crab legs, prime rib, BBQ ribs, raw oysters, raw clams, steamed shrimp, fish, homemade soups & salads. Decadent dessert selection – homemade donuts & bread pudding, soft serve ice cream with hot fudge topping and lots more! Large selection of children’s favorites – chicken tenders, hot dogs, burgers, macaroni & cheese and pizza. A la carte menu available featuring fresh cut steaks and seafood. Open Friday, Saturday, & Sunday at 4 p.m. Plenty of free parking.  

Burger’s Surf’s Up Cafe
54th Street and the Bay,
Next to Chaunceys Surf Shop
410-723-2007   

Aloha Kakahiaka!!!! Brand new to the Island, we are extremely excited to open our doors to everyone! Visit our Bamboo Bar for fantastic lunch and lite fair available 11:00 am to 1:00 am where you can find our soon to be famous Crab Cake Wrap, Monte Cristo, The only true Phil-adelphia-style Cheese Steak on the shore and much more!! We also offer not one but two dining rooms! Our Surf and Sport room and the South room for our more casual fine dining friends, Choose from our incredible Crab Cake Entree, Prime Rib Dinner, Chicken Cordon Bleu and much more. Don’t forget to ask about our desserts!! For all our "Happy People" 4-7 p.m. daily we offer a $2 drink menu and $5 food menu included are our own sauteed Scallops, Crab Cake Sliders, Nachos Grande and personal pizza all for only $5 each. Ask your bartender about “THE LOCAL” 12 oz. can of Natural Light and a BlackBerry Brandy side car $4.00 every hour of every day.

buxy’s salty dog
28th Street • 410-289-0973

When it comes to food, the new, improved Salty Dog is so much more than just a bar. The menu is far-reaching and the portions are generous – a combination any patron must admire. The appetizers are a great way to begin a dinner, especially the Buffalo poppers, potato skins and nachos. Full menu available noon-1 a.m. featuring fresh crab cakes, local catch, stuffed flounder and N.Y. strip. House specialties: cheese steak sub, steak sandwich and homemade crab dip. Don’t miss our daily specials.

Captain’s table
15th Street & Baltimore Ave.
410-289-7192

One of Ocean City’s premier restaurants is back with a new and improved atmosphere and a brand new home. However, the mission to provide the same fresh, quality food and attentive service has not changed. Excellent chefs, who inspect each dish for culinary perfection, prepare the meals here. The finest seafood is guaranteed and nothing but the best in black angus beef is served. Be sure to inquire about the daily specials and check out the new bar and lounge area. They have the kids covered as well with a quality kids menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Coins Pub & Restaurant
28th Street Plaza • 410-289-3100

Great mid-town location offering a complete dinner menu, lunch and lite fare. Coins features the freshest seafood, shrimp, scallops, clams, fresh catch and lobster plus the best crab cake in Maryland, hand cut steaks cooked to your liking, succulent veal and chicken dishes. Also authentic pasta selections. Enjoy live entertainment and dancing in the lounge nightly. Happy hour daily 3-6 p.m. Casual dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Special kids menu. Lots of free parking.

De Lazy lizard
1st Street & The Bay • 410-289-1122

Ocean City’s newest hot spot is conveniently located on the bay downtown. Come by foot, boat or vehicle and enjoy majestic sunsets nightly, refreshing and original libations and a variety of food offerings. The burgers are getting early rave reviews as is the filet cheesesteak and the Lazy waffle fries. Appetizers, salads, entrees and plenty of other sandwiches are also offered while you dine dockside. A very friendly kids atmosphere on hand as well.

Dead Freddies Island Grill
64th Street & The Bay • 410-524-3733

Dead Freddies Island Grill is a unique family restaurant with a separate play area for children. The play area features a pirate ship to climb on while families relax at nearby tables. Although children friendly, the restaurant satisifies adults with it’s late night DJs, spacious deck and table, an outdoor bar, great live music and bayfront dining on the deck and a new beach area. The indoor plethora of large HD TVs for watching sports. Happy hour Monday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. From amazing wings to fresh salads, seafood, quesadillas, wraps, burgers and more, Dead Freddies Island Grill’s menu was created with years of experience for this new location. Open daily at 11 a.m.

Fager’s Island
Restaurant& Bar
201 60th Street On The Bay
888-371-5400 • www.fagers.com

Fager’s Island is an award-winning popular bayfront restaurant where lunch is a forgivable habit, dinner an event and sunsets unforgettable. Lite fare lunch served from 11 a.m.-11 p.m., dinner from 5 p.m., famous raw bar, festive Sunday Brunch, and children’s menu. Complete house wine list and award-winning proprietor’s list available upon request. Outdoor decks and bar with live entertainment until 2 a.m. Open every day, year-round. A Fun Place!

j/r’s
131st & 62nd Street • 410-524-RIBS

Decor and atmosphere are definitely ranch. The sounds are laughing children and happy families, and the food is portioned for robust ranch hands. This is the place for delicious ribs, barbecued to perfection. This is the place for you. Baby back ribs  and even prime rib. Equally famous for barbecued chicken, succulent seafood dishes. Early bird menu. House Specialties: Ribs, fresh seafood, steaks, chops.

La Hacienda
80th Street & Coastal Highway
410-524-8080

At La Hacienda in Ocean City, Mary-land, we specialize in delicious Mexican cuisine, freshly prepared and brought sizzling hot to your table! Our menu features a wonderful selection of appetizers along with delectable fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, tortillas and traditional combinations. Our extensive drink menu features our La Ha Rita and the coolest drinks from South of the Border. Home of OC’s best Margarita! Come partake of our feast!

Reflections
67th Street, Oceanside
410-524-5252

An exceptionally classy restaurant where award-winning chefs perform nightly. A favorite of locals & tourists alike, Reflec-tions, winner of 19 consecutive Wine Spectator awards, offers an extensive wine bottle list, and a wine by the glass list, to enhance their regional Specialties and haute cuisine menus. Tableside flambe house specialties include Steak Diane and Bananas & Strawberries Foster. Casual but elegant decor is only surpassed by excellent service. Featured nightly menu specials include fresh fish, lamb, duck, and steaks. Call ahead for the private alcove dining rooms. Daily early bird menu served from 5-6 p.m.

Seacrets
On The Bay At 49th Street
410-524-4900 • www.seacrets.com

We are Jamaica, USA! Open Thursday at 4 p.m., and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 a.m. Enjoy happy hour drink prices daily until 7 p.m., and live bands every Friday and Saturday. Serving our world famous jerk chicken, along with a full menu of appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, desserts and a children’s menu. Stop in for friendly service in a tropical atmosphere. Please check out our website www.seacrets.-com or call 410-524-4900 for daily happy hour and entree specials. Find us and get lost!

94th Street north-Fenwick-Bethany
Billy’s sub shop
Rte. 54, Fenwick Shoals
302-436-5661
78th Street, Bayside • 410-524-2020
120th Street, Bayside (Food Lion Shopping Center) 410-250-1776
140th Street, Oceanside
410-250-1778

Now the best just got better because they deliver fresh dough pizza, subs, and shakes to your door and have three locations to serve you better. Washington Magazine wasn’t lying when it said Billy’s had the best milkshakes and fresh ground beef hamburgers at the beach and they don’t stop there. Fresh dough pizza, cones, shakes, sundaes and more. More cheesesteaks sold than anyone else in Maryland. Billy’s accepts MC/Visa.

Breakfast
at the crabcake factory
120th Street/Beachside (Serene Hotel)
410-250-4900

The Crabcake Factory started out as a breakfast house in 1996 and still serves one of the best and most creative breakfast menus in Ocean City. Try Eastern Shore favorites prepared daily by Chef-Owner John Brooks including creamed chipped beef, skillets, omelettes and their famous lump crab creations. World-Famous Crabcakes are served all day starting at 8 a.m. and can be packed on ice for you while you are eating breakfast. Try Sue’s Spicy Bloody Marys to start the day with a kick. Full breakfast menu available for carry-out. Online at: www.Crab-cake-FactoryUSA.com. See our other listing (Crabcake Factory USA) Open year-round.

Charlie’s Bayside
Village Of Fenwick, Route 1
302-539-3526

Come in and try any one of their delicious and fresh seafood entrees, paired with two sides. It’s all great and a house favorite is the parmesan grouper and the macadamia mahi, but there are plenty of others, including offerings for the land lovers. Be sure to check out the daily happy hour specials as well.

Crab Bag, The
130th Street, Bayside • 410-250-3337

Now serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, trust us when we say you can’t go wrong with anything you order here. The crabs are fat and never disappoint and are available eat-in or carryout. The BBQ ribs are also worth a try as well as any of the char-grilled specialties. Be sure to check out breakfast, featuring real New York bagels baked fresh daily and a huge menu. Remember “Super Happy Hour” offered seven days a week, twice a day from 2-5 p.m. and 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Plenty of bargains available on drinks and food.

Crabcake Factory Usa
120th Street & Coastal Highway
410-250-4900

Voted “Best Crabcakes in Maryland, DC and Virginia,” by The Washington Post (July 2004). Full-service family restaurant, carry-out and sports bar. Outside seating available. Open daily at 8 a.m. Menu selections include prime rib, chicken chesapeake, steamed shrimp, beer battered fish, real Philly cheesesteaks, burgers and kids menu. Shipping crabcakes on-line year-round at www.Crabcake-FactoryUSA.com or www.Got-Lump.com. Homemade soups served daily. See previous listing (Breakfast House at Crabcake Factory USA) for breakfast specials. Casual dress, full liquor bar, no reservations, year-round.

Greene Turtle-north
116th Street & Coastal Highway
410-723-2120
www.facebook.com/OriginalGreeneTurtle

This is the Original Greene Turtle, an Ocean City Tradition, since 1976! A fun and friendly Sports Bar & Grille, where every seat is a great spot to watch sports with 50+ High Def. TVs up & downstairs! Menu favorites include homemade crab cakes, kids’ menu, salads, burgers, wings and more! Join them for weekday lunch specials 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and happy hour 4-7 p.m. Popular features are game room, gift shop, carry-out, party trays, nightly drink specials, MD Lottery-Keno, Power ball and DJs with dance floor. Something for everyone! Open 11 a.m-2 a.m., year-round.

Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant
Located inside the Clarion Resort
101st Street, Ocean City
410-524-3535

Oceanfront dining at its finest, Horizons features fresh seafood, certified Angus beef, a full-service bar, children’s menu, deluxe all-you-can-eat Sunday breakfast buffet and a prime rib, crab legs and seafood buffet year-round. Winner of the Wine Spectators “Award of Excellence”  for 19 years. Live entertainment year-round in the Ocean Club nightclub plus in-season at Lenny’s Beach Bar, Grill and Pool Bar. Serving breakfast: 7 a.m.-noon; lunch: 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.; and dinner: 5-10 p.m.

House of welsh
1106 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island
1-800-311-2707

In business for 111 years, the House of Welsh specializes in steaks and seafood. 66% off discounted menu. Dinner items starting at $7.99 and lunch items starting at $4.99. Open daily 11 a.m. for lunch and dinner. Full bar with happy hour 11 a.m.-6 p.m. every day. Entertainment Monday, Wednesday through Sunday. Casual attire and reservations are accepted. Children’s menu avaliable.

Mio Fratello Italian
Steakhouse
Route 54, Fenwick Island
302-436-6400

A top-class Italian restaurant awaits you and the mission here is to offer a little relaxation along with a great meal at a reasonable price. Only the freshest in-gredients available go into the dining experience here, from the appetizers, soups and salads to the pasta, seafood and veal and beef. Professional servers will make your experience memorable. Ample parking, no state tax.

Nantuckets
Rte. 1, Fenwick Island • 302-539-2607

Serving the beach great food & spirits for over 20 years. David and Janet Twining will wow you with the finest foods & drinks in the area. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by what one of the coast’s finest dining establishments has in store for guests. Everything here is a house specialty. There’s the memorable steaks, fresh seafood, famous quahog chowder and the chef’s daily specials, just to name a few.

Smitty McGee’s
Rte. 54-West Fenwick Ireland
302-436-4716 www.smittymcgees.com

Celebrating 20 years, Smitty McGee’s is the place to be for fun. Enjoy great food and drink specials in a casual atmosphere. Happy hour daily. Come enjoy the live entertainment Thursday-Sunday. Full menu served unil 1 a.m. Banquet facilities available. Open 7 days a week. We never close!

Twining’s Lobster Shanty
Rte. 54, Fenwick Island • 302-436-2305
www.twiningshanty.com

“A funky little place at the edge of town.” Classic New England Fare, Lobsters, Steaks & Burgers, Children’s menu. Bird watching, magical sunsets await. Open for lunch and dinner. Reservations are suggested.

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