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Grove Market

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12402 Saint Martins Neck Rd, Bishopville, MD 21813-1671
410-352-5055
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Grand Cayman
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are summer residents in Ocean City and get to go to The Grove Market three or four times a season. A real highlight of our annual visit to the Eastern Shore. A very close friend of ours was a guest of ours for a few days, and we just had to take her to The Grove! She has been... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No menus no prices no credit cards no early arrivals ....No problem. Always a great choice with their regular smoked fish selections and duck. This time scallops with chorizo sausage was my choice and it was excellent. The food is wonderful and the back woods cottage shack adds to its charm

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Herndon, Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the "interesting" décor. The food and service are outstanding. It's hard to get a reservation but we were lucky enough to be able to take our teenagers there this summer. (their first time). We basically ordered almost everything on the menu and it was all fabulous. They are know for the duck and it's with... More 

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Penn Valley, PA
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've written other reviews about this GREAT restaurant in past years, and once again we were treated with great food, an adventurous menu, gracious hosts, terrific service and one of most unique dinning venues we have ever been. Our guests had been there before and were thrilled to find out that we had been able to get reservations. Every course... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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174 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day several years ago that we happened into the Grove! It has become our favorite restaurant - not just while at our second home in OCMD - but favorite anywhere! As others have said - it is eclectic. It is hard to get reservations. It is unusual. You eat on stack chairs. It is small. Etc., etc.,... More 

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Finksburg, Maryland
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100 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you have probably read it is no easy to get a reservation. There are eight tables, no menus and they only take cash. If you like your dining experience to be wholesale and predictable or have a preference for chain restaurants this is not your place. If you like a tucked-away bistro type of vibe with creative and delicious... More 

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Thank dshafs
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552 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 416 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Remotely located a half hour or so northwest of Ocean City, MD this 8-table little bistro is easy to drive right by without much of a glance. If looks like a country roadside market, but it is a culinary superstar. While the menu is limited and not one to attract meat lovers, it offers a creative menu prepared by an... More 

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Thank Richard C
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Pretentious people, stay home. If matching silverware and crystal stemware is important to you, this is not your place. But if you love delicious, flavorful food, make a reservation, if you can get one. This quaint, eclectic place is our favorite in the area. The portions are huge and the food is fresh and delicious. Thank you, Leslie and staff,... More 

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Thank Jane D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Upon our hotel's recommendation, we made a reservation last week while staying in Bethany Beach....although the food is very good, the restaurant had a clickish feel with owner and didn't come around to our table to see how our dinner was which we found odd. Also, since they do not have a menu, not sure we like being told you... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Once again we were able to obtain a 5:00 reservation for 4 on a Saturday evening. As usual, service was impeccable, food was outstanding and the deserts were to die for. Started with 4 appetizers -- a soft crab which was prepared with a light flour dusting, unbelievable; beet salad which my wife said was great, the smoked salmon pate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12402 Saint Martins Neck Rd, Bishopville, MD 21813-1671
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bishopville
  • Phone Number: 410-352-5055

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