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7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-2927
410 524 7171
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 72
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great selection!

We enjoyed our dinner at the Bonfire. Crab legs were delicious and quality. We had gone to Philips the night before and their crab leg quality was poor. So it was nice to have nice, meaty crab legs. Selection was great. Pasta bar and fish tacos made to order. I had a fish taco and it's was delish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
CrystalBritt
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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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  • Families with children
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Wabash, Indiana
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This food was simply amazing. We're from the Midwest and we cannot get seafood this good. We spent 5 days in OC and my teenage boys say our night at the Bonfire was the highlight of their trip! It is WELL worth the money and the wait for a table.

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our dinner at the Bonfire. Crab legs were delicious and quality. We had gone to Philips the night before and their crab leg quality was poor. So it was nice to have nice, meaty crab legs. Selection was great. Pasta bar and fish tacos made to order. I had a fish taco and it's was delish! Little more... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's an ok place to go to when you have nothing to do in OC. Not sure if it's open off the season, but we had good times there.

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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We got there early on a Saturday afternoon. Not very crowded yet. Some of the best buffet seafood and other food choices my wife and I have ever had. Great selection of seafood choices although scallops of some kind would have been the ultimate. Very attentive staff and a well laid out buffet. The fried donuts were amazing. This now... More 

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Folsom, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I was overwhelmed of the amount of food here. What a super great selection of food, The muscles were out of this world! I thoroughly enjoyed myself here and you could also order and mixed drink or an alcoholic beverage that surprised me! our server was super friendly, he couldn't of been more nice! I would definitely go back again!... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The Bonfire is a tradition started by my parents over 20 years ago. Now as an adult I have kept the tradition going. And why shouldn't I? They have over 100 feet of buffet with all kinds of food so even the pickiest eater will be happy. While prime rib and seafood is the main choices, they also have a... More 

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is $35 for the HUGE buffet. If you are a seafood person it is well worth the money. I found some of the food to be slightly warm to cool. Service was very good.

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Sayre, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This all you can eat buffett is sure to please. Crablegs, prime rib, ham, chicken, meatballs, ribs, barbeque pork, pot roast, pizza, mac and cheese, veggies, potatoes, shrimp, several kinds of fish, and on and on and on. the desserts are primo. and they brought me (from the kitchen) a hot sugar free lemon cake slice with sugar free vanilla... More 

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Westerville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Buffet has a lot to offer those who like seafood or not. Prime Rib melts in your mouth. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, making sure that plates are cleared promptly when finished for the next helping. Food is worth the price. Well prepared, good flavors.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Not impressive, too salty, service was so so. I spend about $100 for two adult and 3yr old kid. My kids refused to eat their food.

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Additional Information about The Bonfire

Address: 7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-2927
Phone Number: 410 524 7171
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842-2927
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 410 524 7171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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