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Jonah & The Whale Seafood

26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 524-2722
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Ranked #286 of 385 Restaurants in Ocean City
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Buffet
Most recent review
- Aug 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Buffet
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104 reviews from our community

33% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

So I wanted to give them a 2, but my wife really liked their ribs. We celebrated my oldest child's birthday. The employees were great and they sang happy birthday to my daughter. The fried shrimp was horrible amd that is why I honestly give it a 2. How can you mess up fried shrimp to the point that it... More

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East Stroudsburg
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Bosko was our server. Excellent service! Food was fresh and tasty. Very happy with the large selection and great value for Ocean City. Crab legs, steamers, shrimp really enjoyable. Will definetly go back.

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Washington, D.C.
5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our family's been doing the 'Early Bird Special' (arriving 4:00 to 4:30) at Jonah's for years and years, at least once or more during each of our annual jaunts to Ocean City, chiefly so the wife and kids can just gorge on those snow crab legs. The oysters on the half shell from the raw bar may have started out... More

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Messmore, Pennsylvania, United States
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We ate here our second day. It was a great packed buffet and had a variety of foods to choose from. My In laws did order ala carte from the menu and were also pleased. We really enjoyed the crab legs and the pasta station. If you are a crab leg lover then this place is for you. Its a... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

My family eats here, every time we go to OC. The food is wonderful. There is a large selection of food, even for people who don't like seafood. The clams and mussels here, are the best I've tasted. It is cheaper than other buffets around here, and if you go between 4:00-5:00 you get "the early bird" discount.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This was the buffet we all chose to go to for our last night in Ocean City...it was a tough choice...some of us loved seafood and some of us didn't like it at all. But as a seafood lover I would have to say it was okay! I ate tons of crab legs...lol...but as to the rest, it was confusing... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband, two grandchildren (10 and 11) and I visited this restaurant during our stay in Ocean City. At first I wondered if I would get my money's worth (I believe it was almost 30 dollars for adults; less for 10 and younger), but by the end of the meal I felt it was worth it. My grandson who loves... More

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

First of all, the hostesses who sat us were extremely snotty. Once we were seated we waited 25 minutes for a waitor to approach us. We got our drinks and approached the buffet. There was no selection whatsoever! The "pasta bar" was pathetic. I got Alfredo with shrimp and it was disgusting. I couldn't find anything that looked the least... More

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Wide variety on the buffet. Awesome raw bar with killer oysters. Crab legs were the best ever. Dessert was super good. Waitress was really nice and kept our table cleared the whole time. I'll go back.

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Laval, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

i think even the great Gordon Ramsay could not save this place The pasta bar is a dishonnor to italian cuisine and the rest of the buffet even worst

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