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Shrimp Boat

9724 Stephen Decatur Hwy, The Road To Assateague, Ocean City, MD
4102130448
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Ranked #20 of 382 restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Soups, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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English first
Naugatuck, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We decided to go the Shrimp Boat because the reviews were so great. We'll it didn't turn out great for us. We arrived at 1pm and everything we chose on the menu was sold out. They ran out of crab cakes, fried shrimp and fried clams. They opened at 11 so not sure how the food was not available. We... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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89 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We went here for dinner and ordered a bunch of things and all shared. Got a pound of steamed shrimp, fried shrimp, crab soup, corn, crabcakes, scallops .... what a great meal. Worked out to be rought $27 a person. We were all full and such better quality then a buffet. The standouts were the lump Cream of Crab soup,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

After finding the crab prices throughout Ocean City absolutely ridiculous, we stopped by Shrimp Boat on the recommendations of a friend. Captain Joe greeted us and gave us the complimentary shrimp samples before we could talk prices. A very nice feature. Crab prices definitely better than most. Crabs were excellent. Definitely a 5 out of 5. Shrimp was okay. Found... More

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

After passing this place for years we finally decided to stop and were pleasantly surprised. Capt. Joe and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. we bought 5 pounds of fresh steamed shrimp it was a bit tedious peeling them but they sure were good!! The french fries were just as good!! We will definitely be back to this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I want to go back for this place. Shrimp were fresh and amazing. Mussels were peefect. The owner was there and gave us a tutorial on shrimp. So fun. Its a must do. We got 3 lbs of shrimp and took it back to the campsite, best meal we had

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Middletown, Delaware
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Have purchase shrimp here many times. They have a great variety of semi/fresh seafood and will steam it while you wait. Don't let the signs for the cheap shrimp fool you out front. That price is for the really small shrimp and all are sold with the heads on which are included in the weight. The old capt there will... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Stopped here on a whim while riding our bikes between ocean city and our campground. We were promptly greeted and offered a free sample of shrimp. I am not a fan of shrimp, but this was really good! So we stuck around and looked at the menu... We decided our best bet would be a 1/2 bushel of steamed crabs... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Very friendly staff. We stopped here to take food with us, did not eat here. Scallops we bought were excellent, shrimp also very good, price was great.

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Mansfield, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a great meal at the Shrimp Boat. The shrimp and crabs were so fresh and delicious. Captain Joe was fun to meet and gave us free shrimp samples. It was the best meal we had in O.C.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Stopped here with sleepy kids to get food to go. We had the shrimp with heads on (excellent), fried green beans (okay), sweet potato fries (good) and the kids had a hot dog and a grilled cheese. Definitely plan to stop again!

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