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The Shark on the Harbor

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12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
4102130924
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 498
    Excellent
  • 161
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent prepared seafood!

We had a nice experience as first time visitors. For the mains, well prepared fresh fish in good balanced combination with the rest of ingredients. Starters, fisherman stew and clams were very appreciated! Tempura could be improved. Can be recommended if you like good food!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Norrtugg
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Essaouira, Morocco
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Essaouira, Morocco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We had a nice experience as first time visitors. For the mains, well prepared fresh fish in good balanced combination with the rest of ingredients. Starters, fisherman stew and clams were very appreciated! Tempura could be improved. Can be recommended if you like good food!!

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Blue Springs, Missouri
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I drug my husband here on our honeymoon. The clams were fresh and the food was top notch. Very creative and plated well. And the drinks were good too. We sampled the apps, dinner and dessert. Definately a place to go with significant other. Leave the kids at home. And the view is fun to look at, all of the... More 

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Darnestown, MD
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by so many people I've lost count. We went for lunch and had a great time. We ordered a number of their little plates - you might call them Maryland tapas (though not Spanish by any stretch). Each one was an adventure but all of them were delicious. Given the time of day we... More 

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Small compared to some of the other restaurants on the Harbor, menu changes daily. Food seemed fresh, but my Rockfish was over cooked. Will probably go back again, the drinks were definitely more expensive than other places we dined.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We love TheShark! Always amazing and exciting menu items! Every one of our special occasions are celebrated at the Shark. Jody always takes care of us. This is a must visit for all vacationers in OC. We recommend this place to all our customers.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The food is absolotely delectable. I look forward to every visit and never leave disappointed. The service, ambiance and most importantly the cuisine is always perfect. My boyfriend and I always leave raving about our experience. Don't miss out on this gem.

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Ocean City, Maryland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Always perfection! The chef is wonderful, and we have never been disappointed. If you are lucky, you will be there when Clint is the bartender. He is great. ..always welcoming, professional, and appropriate. The views of the harbor and fishing boats can't be beat. A foodie haven!

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Great restaurant wonderful location 2nd level view of the scenery around you. The menu had a wide variety of selections including burgers salads and seafood I had that tile fish and it was amazing it's a rare to see that on a menu. I'm not sure if that is a daily selection but it was there that night and it... More 

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Ocean Pines, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I ate there just last week and enjoyed what I had which was a vegetable keish with a small salad for $5.99. The other ones had pizza, tostados, or cheeseburger with fries. And we all liked what we had. This one a lunch. This place changes their menu everyday, so you may not find something you like. I call it... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

What can I say? My family loves this establishment. My favorite time to come is probably Sunday brunch, but I'm a big breakfast person - I could eat it any time of the day! Mimosas and bloody marys are fantastic. You can't go wrong with any of the brunch selections, coming from someone who's had them all. We've never had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 4102130924

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?