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Boardwalk & 2ND St, Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 289-5995
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
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  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Crabs,Crabs and more Crabs......and beer!!

If you like sitting out at a picnic table pickin crabs the old fashion way ,you will luv this !! Picnic table, brown paper table cover, wooden mallets,...and trays of crabs ...and of course some cold beer.........DON"T miss Mug and Mallet !! Loads of fun and Goooooood crabs!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
ocmdjim
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Mug and Mallet is located downstairs from Plim Plaza. The staff is very helpful. The food is very good and reasonably priced. It is a very nice place to eat.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you like sitting out at a picnic table pickin crabs the old fashion way ,you will luv this !! Picnic table, brown paper table cover, wooden mallets,...and trays of crabs ...and of course some cold beer.........DON"T miss Mug and Mallet !! Loads of fun and Goooooood crabs!!

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Commack, NY
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Tried this place for the first time and the food was okay. It's definitely a dive and you can choose outdoor seating (located lower level) on the Boardwalk or eat inside. There were no outdoor tables available, so we ate indoors. Staff was nice, they do a lot of talking and goofing around, and should watch their language especially when... More 

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Sparrows Point, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You can practically rest your elbows on the boardwalk and enjoy hot crabs and cold drinks. The staff is welcoming and has always been through the years I have visited- before 1982. The food is really good and at reasonable prices. You can dine at a picnic table outside under an umbrella or, in the cool of the restaurant/ bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Love, love, love this place! I've been here many times over the past three years because the friendly service and delightful mixed drinks keep us coming back for more! The staff is so welcoming, they make us feel like family. Last night was the first time we got crabs at Mug & Mallet and they were delicious -steamed and seasoned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Food is outstanding!! Service is terrific as well as the servers ! Very friendly atmosphere for families or individuals, no matter what your age YOU MUST STOP IN THE MUG & MALLET ! You don't know what you are missing, it's a friendly, warm and great place for food or drinks. It's a "Cheers" kinda place. Crabs are outstanding, and... More 

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East Rochester, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is.one of my favorite places to eat on the boardwalk. Mugs and Mallet's has the best seafood. Seamed clams and crabs legs are the best.

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New Tripoli, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Love this place and the Happy Hour is certainly our favorite spot , service was always great and the food perfect. Usually stop there 3-4 times in in the year. Keep up the great work, Thanks Shannon...

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We passed this place on the boardwalk and the food people were eating looked decent. The kids wanted to eat inside so we were brought in to what looked like a gross basement of a restaurant. The atmosphere was dismal, it smelled weird, and I could just not imagine eating food that was cooked there. We got up and left... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Mug & Mallet has been part of Ocean City for many years, with that being said I would have expected better. I had the soft shell crab which was really good and was reasonably priced. My husband had a grilled chicken sandwich with pasta salad and did not care for it. The place is very dated and the restrooms are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boardwalk & 2ND St, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: (410) 289-5995

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine

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