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Ocean Odyssey

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$10 - $35
American, Seafood, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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House made cocktail sauce 2
Fried w/ charred corn salsa
Local Choptank Sweet Oysters
1on the half shell with
Crab Tater Tots
Scallions, secret sauce, blue crab claw meat
Herby Fries
Fresh cut idaho's, rosemary, sea salt, horseradish aioli
Crab Balls
Backfin & claw meat w/ dipping sauce
Oysters "Bubba"Feller
Bubba's version of rockefeller sauce creamy garlicky bacony semi spicy goodness
Shrimp Cocktail
Chilled jumbo wild gulf shrimp cocktail two ways
Goat Cheese Toast Point
Caramelized onion, arugula & goat cheese
Fried Pickles
Kosher dill spears, battered to order
Boneless Chicken Wings
Hot or not? Ranch or blue cheese?
1/4 lb jumbo $6.75
1/4 lb medium $4.75
Peel & Eat Domestic Gulf Shrimp
Jumbo16-20 per pound / medium 36-40 per pound
O.O. Fish Tacos
Blackened fish of the day, charred corn salsa, lime, tomatillo sauce, shredded monetary jack, chopped romaine & tortilla crunches
Beer Mussels
Fresh pei mussels, belgian wheat beer, aromatics, herbs, butter, toast points
Hot Crab Dip
Real blue crab, cheeses, spice & baguette rounds
Roasted Chicken Mac
Creamy rosemary pasta shells
Cod Bites
Freshly breaded flash fried fish hunks. Served w/ house tartar & lemon
Cheese Quesadilla
Cheddar​ & monterey jack, sour cream, corn salsa
Draught Beer Sampler
Pick​ any four of our current beers on tap every once in a while we will have limited edition or high percent ABV beers on tap that change the price. Thanks for being great & understanding
Served in house until one hour prior to closing (to-go until closing). In house crabs available by the dozen & 1/2 dozen. To-go crabs available by the 1/2 dozen, dozen, 1/2 bushels, bushels & truckload! Check w/ your server for today's prices. An 18% gratuity is added to tables ordering in house crabs
Medium 5-5 1/2 inches
Large 5 1/2 - 6 inches
Jumbo 6 - 6 1/2 inches
Super jumbo 6 1/2 - 7 inches
Private reserves 7 & up
Cup $5.50
Mug $7.25
Bowl $8.75
Cream of Crab
Cup $4.50
Mug $5.50
Bowl $6.50
Maryland Crab
Soup of the Day
House Salad
Mixed greens, spinach, carrot, radish, tomatoes, red onion & cranberries
Baby leaf arugula, mushrooms, olives, almonds, bacon, tomatoes, egg, red onion, & croutons. Our hot house dressing goes great w/ this salad
Crab Ball Caesar
Five crab balls, romaine, parmesan, croutons
Tuna salads
O.O. Trio
A larger version of our house salad with
Grilled Fish
Fish of the day, mixed greens, red onion, egg, parmesan, pepperoncinis
Includes choice of one side
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
5oz. 100% domestic jumbo blue crab meat
Traditional Backfin Crab Cake
3oz. 100% domestic backfin & claw meat
Single $8.00
Double $12.00
Fish & Chips
Fresh cod, battered to order served w/ marie rose, fresh cut fries & malt vinegar (served w/ fries; additional sides available a la carte)
The Bay on a Bun
Piled high w/ fried fish, local soft crab & oysters, mixed greens, tomatillo & marie rose sauces
Oyster Po' Boy
Local choptank sweets, lettuce, tomato, tartar on a toasted bakery bun
Cod' Wich
Fresh battered cod on a toasted bun w/ lettuce tomato & tartar
Fresh Fish of the Day
Grilled or blackened, w/ lettuce, tomato & house tartar on a toasted bakery bun.
$+ 1
Fish Wrap
Fish of the day, romaine, corn salsa, crunchy tortilla strips, tomatillo, & tartar sauces. Market
$+ 1.50
Grilled Fish w/ Bleu
Blackened fish of the day, w/ danish bleu cheese red onion, bacon, mixed greens & mayo. Market
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, red onion, american cheese
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Goat Cheese Burger
Arugula, caramelized onions
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Bacon Brew Burger
Braised in pale ale w/ crisp bacon, onion ring, monterey & cheddar cheese, arugula
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Green Chile Cheeseburger
Spicy green chili chutney, fried onions, swiss
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Bleu Burger
Danish bleu cheese, red onion, mixed greens
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Crab Dip Burger
This burger is a beast 5oz crab dip + 6oz burger
Bison $+3.00
Rare Bloody
M. Rare
Med Pinkish
Cooked through
Well Done-done
Chopped Beef Brisket
Au jus, toasted bakery bun & horseradish aioli oven roasted turkey
We brine our turkey overnight w/ thyme, bay leaf, peppercorns, coriander, garlic & citrus peel. We then roast it w/ olive oil & hand slice.
Open Faced Hot Turkey
With toasted bread, fresh gravy & cranberry relish
Turkey, bacon, basil, lettuce & tomato
Turkey Reuben
Cider vinegar braised cabbage & bacon, swiss, 1000 sauce, grilled rye
All served w/ your choice of two sides. Bread basket provided upon request. Add a house salad to your entrée for
Single cake dinner $19.00
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
Two 100% domestic lump blue crab cakes fried or broiled.
Single cake dinner $11.00
Traditional Crab Cakes
Two​ 100% domestic backfin & claw crab cakes w/ eastern shore spices.
Crab Imperial
Jumbo lump crab meat baked in a citrus, mayo cayenne sauce
Crab Augratin
Jumbo lump crab meat baked in a sharp cheddar mornay sauce
Soft Crabs
Local soft crabs, deep fried, no breading: the eastern shore way
Snow Crabs
One pound of alaskan snow crab leg clusters, steamed & served w/ hot butter
We constantly rotate our selection & strive to use only sustainably harvested fish. Check our chalkboards for today's selection.
Grilled or Blackened
With charred sweet corn & cumin roasted tomato salsa
With cucumber, fennel seed coriander citrus slaw
Pan Seared
With fresh rosemary & warm eastern shore red potato salad
Supplyment $+10.00
Covered​ w/ lump blue crab & baked in our imperial sauce
Cracked pepper panko crusted over ratatouille w/ pesto
With marie rose dipping sauce & fresh lemon
Leafs & Beets
With arugula, pickled beets, goat cheese, almonds & champagne vinaigrette
Fried Shrimp
Wild domestic gulf shrimp, breaded to order
Steamed Shrimp
3/4 lb shell on gulf shrimp seasoned w/ J.O.
Stuffed Shrimp
Jumbo gulfs, lump blue crab & imperial sauce
Shrimp & Crab Norfolk
Jumbo​ shrimp & lump blue crab sautéed in a sherry butter sauce
Shrimp Scampi
Jumbo shrimp, pasta, garlic, wine, butter, parmesan
The Mussel Bowl
Overflowing bowl of fresh pei mussels, belgian wheat beer, aromatics, herbs, butter, toast points
Clam Strips
Lightly fried w/ house cocktail
Single Fried Oysters
Local choptank sweet oysters shucked, lightly dusted & flash fried
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We received a voucher for $25 to eat here. Our group was 3 couples along with 3 older children. Many groups and families were also there for race weekend. (Wearing their participant bracelet) Even with the voucher it cost WAY too much to be walking...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LisaK4286
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for dinner during a recent visit to the area. We both ordered the fried platter of clam strips, crab, shrimp and fish. As sides, we got the cabbage and mashed potatoes. Also we ordered two cups of cream of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank O5437NDanthonyd
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Some friends and I stopped here for dinner. The fish and chips I had were tasty and quite filling. Paul enjoyed his crab sandwich and his wife liked her vegetarian pasta. The local beer I had hit the spot. I was almost tempted to go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gfilzer
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by and ordered carry out, we ordered 3 jumbo lump crab cakes broiled, they were fried and no flavor at all. Waste of money ended up throwing them away. Don’t recommend this place at all

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Stopped here for an early dinner. Greeted promptly and had our pick of seating. The tables/seating are spacious. Savannah was our server and she was so very pleasant. Wife ordered the crab cake sandwich and I had the classic burger. The crab cake was delicious...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank OpalandLarry
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We stopped here on our way home from Norfolk. We had heard some good revues, but never seemed to be around here at meal time. We won’t make that mistake ever again. We received a hearty welcome and seated ourselves in a very family style...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hokie67
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Local "crumby but good" seafood place. The seafood entrees were decent. Crabs didn't look so good. Service with a smile.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stan R
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Husband and I got the fried pickle app - the breading was delicious. We also both got sandwiches, which were perfectly proportioned- just the right amount of bread to fried fish to condiments to lettuce. Will be returning - can’t wait to try their crabs!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SamanthaJ343
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Best seafood place in Cambridge my daughter came to visit we got the pvt resrve stearned crabs OMG were the huge season just the way I asked I will go back many more times the owner mr. todd was great a real gentleman had a...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Will L
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

After moving to eastern shore of Maryland i found this place to get best crab dip in town Tried a couple of shrimp dishes all are upto the mark! As all ways ordered for a crab cake sandwich but this time fried not broiled. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 367karthiks
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Response from JordanT986 | Property representative |
Hi John, apologizes for the delay in answering your question. Truth be told we didn't even know TripAdvisor had a messaging feature. We certainly do provide family style carry-out, in fact we provided that service twice... More
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