Dining

  • The Cove At Ocean Pines

    The Cove at Ocean Pines Yacht Club in an all new gorgeous Bayfront Setting specializes in coastal cuisine. Serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch with happy hour, Friday late night and Sunday Football specials.  A wealth of food options is available from seafood to steak dishes, salads, soups, appetizers and more. We are open Thursday at 4 p.m., Friday & Saturday at 11 a.m., and Sunday at 9 a.m. for brunch.

  • Horn & Shell

    West Ocean City Phone: 410-213-7020

    From the people behind the Bull on the Beach, this new West Ocean City canteen boasts a fresh shell bar, featuring oysters, clams, mussels, shrimp and calamari many different ways. The personal favorite here is the “flashed under fire” offerings but you can’t wrong. Also be sure to try out the crafted signature sandwiches and some of the tasty small plates, such as the owner’s delicious beef plank.

  • Pickles Pub

    Ocean City Phone: 410-289-4891

    It’s pub food with a twist and a special emphasis put on quality and large portions. The big juicy burgers and oven baked wedge sandwiches are locals’ favorites as are the pub wings (in a variety of styles) and tacos (choose from thai pulled pork, grilled chicken and blacked ahi avocado). There are numerous unique craft pizza options to choose from as well with the house favorite here being the blackened shrimp and arugula.

  • General’s Kitchen

    Join us at our new bigger and better location. Everybody likes breakfast, but for too many it comes too early in the morning. Not so at this sunshine-happy delight. Breakfast is what it’s all about, from 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The menu is a breakfast lover’s dream. From juice, cereal and eggs, to corned beef hash, waffles, hot cakes, bacon, sausage, to the best creamed chipped beef on the coast (try it on french fries). This is definitely the place. House specialties: creamed chipped beef, O.C. No. 1 breakfast, own recipes.

  • Buxy’s Salty Dog

    Destiny has a new home in Ocean City. From the ‘burgh to the beach, Buxy’s is your home away from Pittsburgh. Come see what all the local already know and have known – Buxy’s is the place to come to meet friends, relax and be social with no attitudes. House specialties include “The” Cheesesteak Sub, Primanti-styled sandwiches, pierogis, eggrolls and homemade crab dip. Don’t miss our daily specials.

  • Restaurant 213

    Recently named one of the 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America for 2015 by OpenTable (1 of the only 2 restaurants named in the State of Maryland), the food at Restaurant 213 is far from your conventional Chesapeake Bay fare. A former apprentice of Roger Vergé in southern France, chef Jim Hughes prepares unpretentious, globally influenced cuisine inspired by the area’s plentiful ingredients. Chef Hughes has catered many events for Ronald Reagan, while he was President of the United States. He also served as Chef for the King of Saudi Arabia at the Saudi Arabian Royal National Guard military academy. Chef Hughes has been honored by the James Beard Foundation and DiRoNA (Distinguished Restaurants of North America). For 2015 Restaurant 213 was voted Best Chef, Best Special Occasion Dining, and Best Fine Dining Restaurant by Coastal Style Magazine, and Best Special Occasion Restaurant by Metropolitan Magazine. Frommer’s Travel Guide has Awarded Restaurant 213 its highest Rating of 3 Stars, making it one of only 3 restaurants on the Eastern Shore. Additionally, “Special Finds” awarded this distinction from 2010-2015 in their Maryland & Delaware Travel Guide Edition. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 5pm. Special 5-course prix-fixe dinners offered on Sunday and Thursdays.

  • Higgins Crab House

    31st Street & Coastal Highway

    410-289-2581

    128th Street & Coastal Highway

    410-250-2403

    There is no doubt about it. Higgins offers traditional Eastern Shore favorites for the entire family to enjoy. Of course, the house specialties include all-you-can-eat crabs, crab legs, fried chicken, steamed shrimp and baby back ribs. In addition, there is a full menu offering a variety of delicious soups, appetizers and entrees. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Touch Of Italy

    Italian Trattoria serving fine traditional Italian food, like chicken parmigiana “to die for,” homemade meatballs and Bolognese sauce and many more delicious entrees. Salumeria (Italian deli) and Pasticerra (fresh pastry shop and Italian breads) for takeout. Just walk in for an Italian Experience. Open for lunch and dinner. Take out available and reservations accepted. Other locations on Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach and in Lewis on 2nd Street. Check website for specials and events.

  • Dough Roller

    South Division Street & Boardwalk • 410-289-3501

    3rd Street & Boardwalk • 410-289-2599

    41st Street & Coastal Hwy • 410-524-9254

    70th Street & Coastal Hwy • 410-524-7981

    Ocean City’s Favorite Family Restaurant for 35 years! Great Kid’s Menu. Dayton’s Boardwalk Famous Fried Chicken fresh-breaded and cooked to order! Available at South Division, 41st and 70th Street locations. See our ad on page 6 for specials!

  • Embers Restaurant

    The Embers is stepping it up again with their Famous ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT SEAFOOD AND PRIME RIB BUFFET! New buffet selections from our Executive Chef and Sous Chef paired expertly with all the old favorites! MASSIVE CRAB LEGS, LARGE SHRIMP, and over 100 additional items including our Raw Bar, Steamed Clams, various fish selections and lots of options for the non seafood eater as well!  Includes a wide variety of children’s selections like FRESH DOUGH PIZZA and a continuous array of delicious surprises from the kitchen daily. The Embers also offers an excellent HAPPY HOUR with some of the lowest drink prices and discounts on selected items from the buffet until 6 p.m. in our bar! Open Friday-Sunday, 4 p.m.