Harborside Bar & GrillPhone: 410-213-1846
They take their mantra, “Where You Always Get Your Money’s Worth,” seriously here with daily food and drink specials during happy hour as you watch the boats come in from a day offshore. Delicious daily chef specials are always worth a try or stay with any of the house favorites, such as the calamari and ahi bruschetta for appetizers or any of the homemade tacos and fresh off the dock seafood selections as sandwiches or entrees. It’s the home of the original fresh-squeezed orange crush, of course.
Higgins Crab House
31st Street & Coastal Highway
128th Street & Coastal Highway
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. Both locations open daily at Noon.
The Dough Roller
41st Street & Coastal Hwy • 410-524-9254
70th Street & Coastal Hwy • 410-524-7981
Ocean City’s favorite family restaurant for over 35 years! Open 8 a.m. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, great kid’s menu. Order online DoughRollerRestaurants.com
Pickles PubOcean 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.
Buxy’s Salty DogPhone: 410-289-0973
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 locals 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,egg-rolls and homemade crab dip. Don’t miss our daily specials.
Restaurant 213Fruitland Phone: 410-677-4880
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.
Full Moon SaloonWest Ocean City Phone: 443-664-5317
Locally owned and operated, this moderately priced casual restaurant/bar has freshly caught seafood, BBQ, and pork entrees, giant sandwiches as well as a variety of homemade soups. Locally we are known for our jumbo lump crab cakes, pork and beef BBQ, cream of crab soup, and 100% angus burgers as well as a variety of other sandwiches and entrees that are cooked with a local flair. Open daily at 11 a.m. for lunch and open until midnight. Sundays breakfast offered 8 a.m.-noon. Fifteen televisions and a big screen available for all sports events.
Uber Bagels & DeliPhone: 443-664-6128
Everything is fresh and the New York-style bagels are made here from scratch and baked each morning. Breakfast and lunch offered with a full selection of offerings, including a large variety of Boar’s Head meats and cheeses.
32 PalmPhone: 410-289-2525
Executive Chef Rick Goodwin has introduced an exciting new menu. A favorite among many is the Bermuda Triangle, featuring cinnamon seared scallops finished with an ancho mango coulis along with house broiled crabcake with a sweet chili remoulade and finally, apple wood smoked bacon wrapped around jumbo shrimp, grilled to perfection with jalapeno barbecue sauce. Other wonderfully delicious dishes cover the land and sea as well and each have a special touch that makes this restaurant unique among its peers. Children’s menu available. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
KY West Bar & RestaurantOcean City Phone: 443-664-2836
KY West is the locals’ fine dining and casual fare destination. Home of Ocean City’s best veal chop, the freshest seafood and great pasta dishes, our experienced chefs deliver the finest cuisine nightly. KY West has a fine dining side, as well as a beautiful bar best described as ‘NY funky chic.’ Whether you chill out on our sofas, hang in the bar or grab a table, KY West provides excellent food and drink for a great dining adventure. Children’s menu available. Reservations and all major credit cards accepted.