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J R's The Place For Ribs Steak

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13001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4621
(410) 250-3100
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Mediocre food at high prices

My husband and friends traveled to OC Maryland this weekend for the Spring bike rally. We decided to eat at JRs for dinner. The place is large with lots of seating. We had a party of 8 and we were quickly shown to a large C shaped booth table with chairs. A new waiter was shadowing an experienced... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
annettedepalma
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

From order to delivery 2 orders of simple eggs took 40 minutes. Server pleasant but we had to go find her to give order. Home fries were cooked more like potato chips.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited JR ribs on 62nd street and we were VERY DISAPPOINTED!!! It was our first time and it will be our last. We both ordered steak and a crab cake. The steak was very fatty, dry, and cold. The crab cake was also dry and had no flavor. The food was not worht the money we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and friends traveled to OC Maryland this weekend for the Spring bike rally. We decided to eat at JRs for dinner. The place is large with lots of seating. We had a party of 8 and we were quickly shown to a large C shaped booth table with chairs. A new waiter was shadowing an experienced one. He... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Not spectacular, but very good ribs. Good full menu, likeable servers and moderate prices. A large place, and usually heavily patronized from mid-afternoon thru dinnertime.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We arrived in Ocean City the other day to discover that the JR's Ribs at 131 St., which changed management a couple of years ago and did some re-modeling, is no longer here. The space is now being re-modeled into an "Asian Buffet." The JRs at 61 St., which I think was separately owned, remains in business.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

After traveling all day and realizing there was not much open due to our being there in the off season we decided that a B-B-Q sandwich would do the trick. We stopped in and was seated immediately. There were about 4 other families in the restaurant. We ordered two B-B-Q sandwich platters and were told "sorry we are out of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Went to JR'S for a birthday dinner with my family. We had passed by it multiple times and the birthday girl wanted ribs so we thought we would try somewhere new. The meal came out, the waiter asked if we were okay.We said it looked good and started eating. We were encouraged to order the tilapia, told it was the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Visiting OC from Chicago. My husband ordered fried chicken & ribs. The chicken breast was not done. He sent it back only to get a thigh in its place & the rest of his dinner, cold. Charged us full price for his meal. The other 4 diners we ordered were very small portions. My bloody mary was good but the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This was a wrong choice for Dinner with the family. Very dated and unpleasant atmosphere, the people was nice but instead of a restaurant the food was served like we were at an after hours Diner. Other than that the prices were the same as if we had went to a fancy restaurant, I am writing this review because I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you want a great family restaurant where you can get some great ribs and chicken or even some good seafood (if your not tired of all the great seafood in OCMD) , make sure you check out J-Rs!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4621
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: (410) 250-3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine

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