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Fish Tales Bar & Grill

2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-7438
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Ranked #68 of 384 Restaurants in Ocean City
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: "...little slice of Paradise here in Ocean City, Maryland! Overlooking the Bay at 21st street, Fish Tales, located in Bahia Marina, used to be just a locals hideout. Throughout the years the "word" has spread about this treasure-on-the-bay! Still keeping its quaint, relaxed feel, Fish Tales has grown immensely since its doors opened in 1983. Whether you come by boat, car or bike, we have parking for all means of transportation. In addition to our original "Old Bar," we have added the "Boat Bar" and an outdoor beach area to meet your dining and cocktail needs. If you choose to sit on the beach, you can enjoy an umbrella-shaded table during the day or tiki torches by night. To satisfy your taste buds, we offer a wide selection of lite fare, full entrees and kids' meals, in addition to our eclectic daily specials. Swing by the bar and grab your favorite beverage, whether frozen, mixed or out of the tap; we have it all! We even offer some of our own personal favorites, such as Orange Crushes. These are complemented by our Happy Hour specials. So sit back and enjoy your libation in our two sets of Sky Chair lounges!"
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English first
Reading, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Great atmosphere for a family with a pirate's ship to keep the kids occupied while you wait for a table. Food was fantastic and the view was very nice. Service was pretty good too. This has become one of our staples in OCMD.

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Long Valley NJ
12 reviews 12 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Dined at Fish Tales for a second time during a recent return trip to Ocean City. Food is good with a nice selection. Great family place - kids meals served in a take-home frisbee. They also have a pirate ship play area for the kids while you wait - and you will wait. We were there on a Tuesday and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

During our recent to the OC, we visited Fish Tales. This was our first time at this restaurant. Talking the advice of fellow tripadviorers, we went. We arrived at 5:15 and did not have to wait. We were seated immediately, our wait staff took our order immediately and the food came quickly. The kids were entertained in the pirate ship... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

I loved Fish Tales Bar and Grill... so much I got key chain and shirts. Drinks were really good prices for OC and the food was delicious... their dirty bannanas are to die for. Also, our group of 8 got so lucky after dinner a group got out of the swing section so we hopped in there for cocktails... it... More 

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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2011

Went for a drink, just happened to catch the last hour of "happy hour". The drinks were average, but the steamed shrimp was great. Also had the fries with bacon and cheese. Love the atmosphere here, have been coming here for at least 10 years.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

I know it's hard to think a place would be both party and family friendly, but this place really is. First of all, during the summer, expect to wait. We went on a Thursday night at 5:20pm and waited 45 minutes even though they told us it would be 90 minutes. There is a play area in the sand with... More 

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Sparks, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

Food was average at best. Sadly what I will never forget about this restaurant is the bathrooms. Imagine what you will as I will not go into the gory details, but they were the worst I have ever seen. I shudder to think about the wait staff and servers "washing up" in there as I cannot imagine that they could... More 

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Ocean City, Maryland
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

Just a fun place to go in the summer with great views. We got there around 7:30/8:00 on a Saturday night and there was a long wait but it's what we expected. Sat on some chairs & people watched. Got our table and ordered but did not expect a whole lot from the food. We were pleasantly surprised. Food was... More 

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Front Royal, VA
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011 via mobile

This our second year eating here. Last year we had the children which enjoyed the play area. This year it was just us adults. We enjoyed having a drink while relaxing in the adult section swing chairs. They said it wad almost 1.5hr wait, but it was 45min and worth it. The fish tacos with orange roughy were the best.... More 

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Hyattsville, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

The food was great and the service was outstanding

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Additional Information about Fish Tales Bar & Grill

Address: 2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: +1 410-289-7438
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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