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Hobbit Restaurant

101 81ST St, Ocean City, MD 21842-5243
(410) 524-8100
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Ranked #111 of 375 restaurants in Ocean City
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: An absolute escape from Ocean City. A place to indulge in inventive American cuisine and mouthwatering seafood while overlooking one of the most picturesque views you have ever laid eyes on. If you're looking to simply come in for some appetizers and a few cocktails our bartenders make great company at the bar that maintains the same breathtaking views. So next time you're wondering where to go to enjoy an exceptional meal, stop by The Hobbit and step into a classy, sleak, but most importantly comfortable world of dining excellence. We are located in the bottom floor of the Rivendell Condominium at 81st on the Bay and we offer our full menu daily beginning at 5 p.m.
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The place is really good. I was there with one of my friends. The service was great. We made a reservation so when we got there we were seated immediately and the server was right there. Well, she was slow, messed up my order + charged my card twice (we had one bill), but all in all it was great.... More

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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169 reviews 169 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I have eaten there many times and it was never bad. I get the crab cakes almost every time. All jumbo lump crab. The tuna tartare is a great appetizer. Service has always been good.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

My husband and I decided to dine at Hobbit Restaurant on Saturday evening after a very rainy Car Show weekend. The restaurant is beautiful with incredible views, very classy and well appointed. The food was delicious starting with the calamari which was prepared perfectly, melt in your mouth with great dipping sauces. I ordered the crab cakes and I am... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Food was very, very good. Can't beat the view. Service excellent. We would return. Try their signature dessert!

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Three friends and I went to the Hobbit for early bird (must be seated by 5:45) on a Wednesday night. It is a very classy restaurant with views of the marshes on the bay side. Huge windows to view the sunset. The early birds were reasonably priced and included rolls and salad. I had the flat iron steak which was... More

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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This newly revamped restaurant is tastefully appointed, modern, clean lined, very high ceilings, large windows overlooked bay. I imagine a nice sunset view. My experience was dining with a group of 10 ladies. This can be a difficult task for any restaurant. Our waitress handled us perfectly. Starting with their homemade breads, delish! Very, very nice bar drinks to start.... More

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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My family recently had dinner here. The food was terrible. We sent back the Maryland crab soup because you could not taste it because it had so much salt in it, It was disgusting. The other cream based soup was also extremely salty. We just didn't eat it. The 4 fried oyster appetizer with bacon was cold and was tastless.... More

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New York City, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

When my wife and I bought our second home in Ocean City 12 years ago our first local meal was at the Hobbit which then was a stand alone bayside restaurant with a nice view. We thought it good but shortly thereafter the Hobbit closed and building taken down to be replaced by a luxury condo. When the condo finally... More

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Pelham NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful night out, enjoyed everything we had. Our party of 6 enjoyed everything we were served from the wine to the deserts. Trust in the opinion of your server, they know their product. This is more expensive than most other places in OC. They do take reservations so you don't need to wait and ay a hefty price too. If... More

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Springfield, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

the desserts were especially spectacular. The room design makes the conversational noise quite notable, and interferes with the otherwise lovely atmosphere.

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