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Ocean City's Island Grill Seafood & Steak House

Corner of 1st. & Atlantic Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226
1- (609) 391-9616
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Ranked #67 of 183 restaurants in Ocean City
Price range: $5 - $39
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Abington, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we make sure to eat here every time we visit new jersey. the food is amazing, service is excellent and it is not overly priced. Even if you have to wait to get a table its well worth it

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PA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This use to be our favorite place, flies were problem during our meal as well. They have excellent soup! There portions are huge. Good thing we called to check our reservations, because they lost it. It was for a big party too. That was upsetting.

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We try to go here at least once a Summer when we are down. You should always try to make a reservation as it gets crowded. They used to have a big chalk board of specials, but in the last two years they did away with that. My kids love that their meals come with a Frisbee to take home.... More

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I had the buffalo steak. Very gristly. Vegetables over done. Chowder too thick. Husband had fried seafood platter that had generous portions but was overlooked. Probably won't go back based on this meal and price of food. Server was very pleasant and offered to take steak back, but had waited so long for meal I didn't want to wait any... More

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Media, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had a pretty lousy meal last year, but have been going every year for a long time...we went back. My wife's blackened salmon was obviously frozen, lettuce was brown on the edges...she refused to send it back and just let it sit there. My brisket was fatty and the BBQ. Sauce was strange. My daughters chicken fingers were good. Service... More

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Little Neck, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate here during restaurant week this past June. Its located in Ocean's city north end away from the hustle and noise of the boardwalk area. There is both inside and outside seating and on a picture perfect night we had a seven PM table waiting for us.We were seated and it was a few minutes before any wait staff... More

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Cheltenham, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

It's tough to rate, as I think it deserves more than a 3, but not quite a 4. Had the lobster bisque which was tasty but lacked lobster. Had the mussels red, which tasted nice and fresh, but the sauce was a bit flat Wife had the stuffed flounder which was good I had the Elk Steak - ordered mid-rare... More

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

8 summers in OCNJ & we always eat at the Island Grill! Great food, excellent with kids. Only downside is parking. If you can, walk... Then you can walk off your great meal!

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We enjoyed a delicious Crab omelet and a Crab Benedict each with generous portions of sweet delicious crab. Our waitress was excellent and informative! She pointed us in the right directions both for food choices and sight seeing. Thanks, we hope to return soon.

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Ocean City, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

So happy that I got to visit the Island Grill again. Out of all my times here, I have always had a great meal and great service. Highly recommend this restaurant to all!

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