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121 81ST St Unit 101, Bottom Floor of Rivendell Condo, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-524-8100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: An absolute escape from Ocean City. A place to indulge in inventive...
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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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyable dining experience with magnificent view!

Had the pleasure of dining here with friends. The food was delicious and fresh and the view on the bay at sunset is breathtaking. Very attentive wait staff and manager stopped by several times to make sure we were enjoying our dinner-nice touch! Would definitely return but have to say, for my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
BellaLunaHampstead
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Hampstead, MD
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

The hobbit is a must go to place, if you are looking for superior food and service. From the time we walked in were greeted with a smile and made feel welcome from the host, he sat us very efficiently to our seats and we were immediately greeted by our server. Although he said this was his first summer working... More 

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Metuchen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great view of the bay. Ask to sit as close to the window as possible. Food was outstanding and a bit surprising as they took traditional staples like crab soup and added enriching flavor to give it a mouth-watering taste. Both the cream of crab and MD crab are the best I have ever tasted and this comes from a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable dining experience although my filet was a little dry. Great setting with beautiful views of natural marshland and superb sunsets - without the bugs and the humidity! Best Strawberry basil margaritas on the East Coast!

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Macungie, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

I hate when I read reviews and wonder if I went to the same restaurant. There is one thing that always can be counted on at The Hobbit and that is great service and at my last visit, Logan kept up with that great service with a genuine sense of humor and a feeling that she actually enjoyed what she... More 

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Hampstead, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had the pleasure of dining here with friends. The food was delicious and fresh and the view on the bay at sunset is breathtaking. Very attentive wait staff and manager stopped by several times to make sure we were enjoying our dinner-nice touch! Would definitely return but have to say, for my budget, this is a special occasion restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Love this place. The sunsets are magnificent. Great place for special occasions or casual dinner. Service is impeccable and if you don't want a table the bar is a friendly with bartenders Kirsten and Mark at your service.

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit Restaurant! We sincerely appreciate you coming in for dinner and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Lewes, Delaware
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We all understand that seasonal resorts and restaurants employ from both ends of the age spectrum; unfortunately, when you bump into someone with little familiarity with waiting and serving it can impact upon the diner's overall experience. We were seated quickly, we ordered Calamari to share; and it was perfect. Diane ordered the Maple Glazed Salmon, and loved it; I... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

David, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Hobbit. I'm happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the food when you dined with us and I apologize that the service was not up to par. We take pride in delivering a complete experience so any input on your server's shortfalls would be greatly appreciated. I hope you... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I wanted to REALLY like this place. A friend invited me to dinner and asked if there were any restaurants in OC that I really wanted to check out. On OpenTable, I only found 3 restaurants in OC and this was one of them. Chose this one based on the number of positive reviews. Reservations were strongly recommended. While waiting... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review The Hobbit. I'm sorry we fell a little short of a perfect experience. We are always looking to improve on our food and your entire dining experience as a whole. I was also wondering what cleanliness issues you saw in the restaurant? Cleanliness is paramount in our restaurant so any... More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We returned to The Hobbit restaurant for our anniversary dinner. The menu is not overly extensive, but there are great choices from appetizers through dessert. The restaurant has an amazing view over the wet lands, and if you time it right the sunset adds to the affect. They had several fresh fish dishes. For two, with one glass of wine... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit Restaurant! We sincerely appreciate you coming in for dinner and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Columbia, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My girlfriend and I went here for our two year anniversary and had a fantastic time. The atmosphere was very nice, we had an amazing view of the bay at sunset. The place was relatively quiet which was nice. Our server was very kind and knowledgeable about the food. Speaking of the food, it is unbelievably good. I got a... More 

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Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit Restaurant! We sincerely appreciate you coming in for dinner and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

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Additional Information about The Hobbit Restaurant

Address: 121 81ST St Unit 101, Bottom Floor of Rivendell Condo, Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: +1 410-524-8100
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 121 81ST St Unit 101, Bottom Floor of Rivendell Condo, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-8100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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