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Phillips Seafood House

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American, Bar, Family Fare, Seafood
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14101 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-250-1200
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Quick Bites, Dessert, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Phillips family opened their first seafood restaurant in Ocean City...
The Phillips family opened their first seafood restaurant in Ocean City, MD in 1956. Phillips Seafood House is located "up the beach" on 141st Street, and features an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet with over 75 items, a traditional a la carte menu, and a carry-out counter for dining on the go. Enjoy live music every Thursday from 6-9pm after June 11th in the lounge!
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  • 57
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Something for everyone

Our party of 20 all took advantage of the buffet. We had a few that don't eat seafood and my 6 year old had never tried seafood before (we are from New Mexico). We all found something we enjoyed, though the seafood lovers were the most pleased. Not all the food in the buffet was high quality, but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

food and service was outstanding like the food was hot and the refills kept coming the wait for crab legs was not long because they was served to each person

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Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Our party of 20 all took advantage of the buffet. We had a few that don't eat seafood and my 6 year old had never tried seafood before (we are from New Mexico). We all found something we enjoyed, though the seafood lovers were the most pleased. Not all the food in the buffet was high quality, but there were... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

My family decided to have Fathers Day dinner at Phillips Seafood in Ocean City. The staff was very nice and indulged our three year old grandson when he was hungry, but the food was not very good. My husband's fish was dry, my granddaughter'so chicken was also dry. Salads were okay. The food was also expensive. My family has had... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

As my previous review, a bit pricey at $35 a person.... but worth it to try once!! Can't wait to go back in a few weeks!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

The quality has dropped throughout the years! Yes, years prior the family had great quality, however; opening multiple restaurants and not focusing on seafood--rather than making money is an error difficult to correct! Focus on seafood...not the mighty dollar!

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Damascus, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Have been to Phillips many times. Seems like the quality of the food this past time was not very good. Most food was dry and choices were not as plentiful. But my wife enjoyed it very much as she came for one thing - the king crab legs which didn't disappoint.

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Remsenburg, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

my husband enjoyed his seafood in a relaxed atmosphere... plenty to choose from for non seafood lovers

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saylorsburg
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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Love seafood and thinking a seafood buffet would be great but was disappointed. Restaurant opens at 4 with a discounted savings of $4 for the first hour, we called ahead for a reservation for 5 which they took. The person we spoke to was advised that one of the parties in the group was a vegetarian and she read off... More 

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Mineral Point, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We went to Ocean City over Memorial Day weekend and we wanted an all you could eat seafood buffet. We decided to try Phillips Seafood Buffet and we were very pleased. Reasonably priced, so much food. Everything I ate was delicious. The wait staff were all very polite and helpful. Will definately eat there again.

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Bedford, Pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Ate here on May 23rd. For a table reasonably fast. Clam Chowder was pricey and had very little clams but decent flavor. Everything else was ok, but nothing to write home about. Service was grade A!

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Additional Information about Phillips Seafood House

Address: 14101 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone Number: +1 410-250-1200
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35
Cuisine: American, Bar, Family Fare, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14101 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-1200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 35
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Family Fare, Seafood

Description

The Phillips family opened their first seafood restaurant in Ocean City, MD in 1956. Phillips Seafood House is located "up the beach" on 141st Street, and features an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet with over 75 items, a traditional a la carte menu, and a carry-out counter for dining on the go. Enjoy live music every Thursday from 6-9pm after June 11th in the lounge!
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?