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9724 Stephen Decatur Hwy, The Road To Assateague, Ocean City, MD
4102130448
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Ranked #41 of 386 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Soups, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Albrightsville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We have yet to have a single bad experience here. They have theeeee best steamed shrimp. Skip the smalls ones that are the cheapest, they're still good, but take too long to clean. The medium ones are the best. Stop by, you won't be disappointed!

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Selbyville, Delaware
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

How large FAT crabs and shrimp for 25 bucks!!??!! We live locally and come here every Sunday we can get the chance...its always wonderful! Soup ( cream of crab) mmmm good! Then there's the crab n shrimp...OFF THE HOOK!! ( see pics)There are plenty of crab places in OC ..but this is the only one I have seen where the... More 

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Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We happened by the Shrimp Boat Restaurant located on Rt 611 in Ocean City, MD during a long weekend stay...wow! The initial curb appeal said "beware", maybe a good spot for a quick beverage and some steamed shrimp. However, we ended up with grilled salmon (some of the best I have ever tasted), grilled flounder, steamed shrimp and crab cakes.... More 

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Berlin, Maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After driving by this place for years, without giving it a 2nd thought, we finally gave it a try and were delighted with our experience. This place is easy to miss, as it only looks like a little carryout wedged next to a heavy equipment yard. The decor is simple "dive chic" and this 2nd generation family owned establishment also... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After reading so many positive comments about this establishment, my husband and I decided to give it a try on October 6. It's a very rustic place which we expected and when we walked it, I asked a gentleman who I assumed was "Capt. Joe" if we were in the right place. He said "do you have money?" I said... More 

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delaware
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a hole-in-wall kind of place. Windows are covered with plastic sheet, not glass. Everything is served with disposable paper plates. Beers are served in the bottle, no service to speak of, ....etc. In the past few years, we visited this place a few times. In the beginning, the crabs and shrimps were fresh and excellent which was the... More 

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Stanhope
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have been coming to Ocean City for 40 years and visited the Shrimp Boat for take-out for the first time. It looks very side-of-the-road type stand, but don't be fooled - the food is amazing. We are truly steamed crab mavens, cravers, die-hard fanatics and these were the BEST jumbo steamed crabs we have ever had. Dan and his... More 

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Garwood, New Jersey, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is a very unassuming place - right next to a propane/oil dealer. DON'T BE FOOLED. The food was great and the place was mobbed - for lunch! I had fried shrimp - very good. The rest of my party had various fried fish dishes, all of which were very good. Wait staff and owner were very pleasant, concerned and... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were looking for reasonably priced crabs and they were wonderful! However, this appears to be again a restaurant that you probably should stick to the crabs, nothing else. The fried shrimp we ordered were raw. The service was excruciatingly slow, leaving us with empty glasses and raw fried shrimp that we really wanted to have cooked....So we won't visit... More 

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Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is not a 'take a girl out on the first date' kind of place. It's a screened in room with fans. Totally not fancy. We saw their ad in one of the OC papers for $1.50 crabs and soft crabs. We went for the crabs. Glad we stayed. When we first drove up we kind of went 'ummm no'.... More 

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Additional Information about Shrimp Boat

Address: 9724 Stephen Decatur Hwy, The Road To Assateague, Ocean City, MD
Phone Number: 4102130448
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Fish & Chips, Soups, Sandwiches

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