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Obie's By The Sea

Boardwalk & Olive Ave, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
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Ranked #180 of 231 restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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34 reviews from our community

44% Recommend
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English first
Hamburg, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Most unfriendly bartenders in Rehoboth Beach. Too bad a place with a great location has a bartender who doesn't speak or care that your there. Our party will never go back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were there today for lunch. The Maryland crab soup was just ok. Husbands petite filet sandwich looked like a squished burger. My crab cake sandwich, at market price, was $18 and sucked. It tasted like Mrs Pauls. The waitress was not on top of her game either. Nice atmosphere and view but that's it. $62 for a lunch that... More

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Burke, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

i have been eating at O'Bie's by the sea since the 1980s. my meal at the end of the last season was terrible, and my meals (my wife and i) yesterday were also terrible. i won't go there again. the service was weak, the windows unwashed and the restaurant unclean, much of the food very overpriced (e.g. tuna on a... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I especially enjoyed their buckets of steamed clams with corn on the cob, fries and beer. On a summer day it doesn't get any better!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

So, I've been coming to this place for years and it's always a pleasure to get out of the sun and sit at the bar or on the boardwalk outside and watch the people or the ocean. My favorite is to sit at the counter at the window and look at the water. Great people watching too. Beer selection is... More

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75 reviews 75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We wanted just a quick bite to eat so we went to Obies. Good beer, good steamed shrimp and good chicken fingers. But the tables were so close to each other we were butt-snuggly with the other patrons. Take out a table and let your customers be more comfortable.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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102 reviews 102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

My wife and I liked Obie's, which had better-than-average pub grub and an unbeatable location on the boardwalk. Yes, the service was a bit spotty and the waiter informed my wife that they had run out of shrimp only when he was delivering everyone else's order, but the crab cake she got instead was outstanding and my BBQ chicken was... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Obie's is what seems to be standard for boardwalk beach bar locations - overpriced tolerable pub food,nasty drinking water and ice, okay service, and a great view. We went for the view and were not disappointed, but can't rate higher because of the quality of the food and the mediocre wait staff.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

The cook was surly, and the hamburger came out late and only fair. The restaurant may be better but ill never grab a bugler from the take out window again

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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

The best place in the Boardwalk, excelent bar, great food, amazing service, great athmosphere. Have to go

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