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Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort

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10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2619
+1 410-524-7500
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“crab legs” (55 reviews)
“prime rib” (34 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2619
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101 - 110 of 297 reviews

Reviewed April 28, 2016

They have a good menu to choose from and great location overlooking the ocean. There weekend seafood buffet is great too. I always enjoy their Thanksgiving, Christmas and other special occasions.

2  Thank RonB021
Reviewed March 20, 2016

The Clarion Bar & Grill is tucked away next to the Horizon's restaurant. It's more relaxed, the food is excellent, the view of the ocean superb. I ordered a seafood plate for dinner. It was a large portion, consisting of HUGE shrimp, fresh large lumps...More

2  Thank 60811Traveler626
Reviewed March 10, 2016

When in OC in the off season, certain days are hard to find a restaurant. Ended up at Horizons on Sunday night as they had 1/2 price entry special. My wife's steak was good, as was my shrimp alfredo. Service was very attentive. What really...More

3  Thank Craig W
Ricahrd H, Director of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments about your recent visit to Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant. We understand your concern about the pricing, but we feel we offer a quality food, excellent service with a spectacular view. Our seafood is fresh, we only...More

Reviewed February 20, 2016

Was in Ocean city this week. This Buffet is upscale without upscale prices. My problem was what to eat. Many choices. The Prime rib was one of the best I ever had. I knew to only have one slice or I couldn't sample the other...More

3  Thank yothewish
Ricahrd H, Director of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your dining experience. Hope to see you back and try some of the items you did not get a chance to taste this time around.

Reviewed February 19, 2016

Located inside a hotel, the restaurant offers a great breakfast buffet. During the morning and day time periods there are great views of the ocean to be had while dining. At night time its a bit harder to see out on the ocean. The food...More

1  Thank Kenneth E
Ricahrd H, Director of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments, There is no question the view is spectacular; 18' floor to ceiling windows overlooking the always magnificent Atlantic Ocean. Our palm trees are due to arrive early May. We offer only Certified Angus beef and...More

Reviewed February 17, 2016

What happened with this place? I went there for the buffet. During off season the buffet is available on weekends only. Where to begin? The hot crab legs were still frozen in the serving tray. When they weren't frozen they were either cold or luke...More

1  Thank Jeff J
Ricahrd H, Director of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2016

I truly apologize for the experience you had. It certainly should not have happened. I spoke to the Executive Chef. We are always to have rare prime rib out on the buffet line. If we have a medium rib, then there still should he rare...More

Reviewed February 12, 2016

My wife and I love to go to Ocean City, MD, in the off season. We've discovered lots of nice places to eat (even when most are closed for the winter), but we had not considered Horizons in the Clarion Hotel. Recently, however, because it...More

2  Thank C Harry C
Ricahrd H, Director of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. More importantly. we appreciate your repeat visits to Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant. We try to exceed everyone's expectations; I'm glad we did with you. Please introduce yourself to our managers when you are with us again....More

Reviewed January 16, 2016

this is another one of those have to go to ocmd places to eat true its a lil pricey but hey, you pay for what you get and you will have plenty of options when it comes to eating here, true we usually come in...More

1  Thank beachtower13
Ricahrd H, Food & Beverage Director at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. The view is spectacular, but we can't take credit for that. We only server Certified Angus beef, fresh seafood, and our crab legs are Alaskan. It's true, you do get what you pay for, but...More

Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were both pretty happy with the buffet. We felt that it was a pretty decent quality for the price, and loved the prime rib. Not sure if it was the normal spread or special for New Year's Day. Service was decent...More

Thank leahkc17
Ricahrd H, Dirctor of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We offered our Prime Rib, Crab Leg & Seafood Buffet on New year's Day. It is available nigtly during our summer season. We only use Certified Angus beef, and all our seafood is fresh. It is a challange keeping...More

Reviewed December 31, 2015

I went there for Christmas Eve buffet. It was set up quite nicely, but the food would have been sooo much better if it was a few degrees warmer. Average over all, nothing better.More

Thank troywildasin
Ricahrd H, Dirctor of Food & Beverage at Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant - Clarion Resort, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you for your review. I appreciate you taking the time to let us kown about your experience. We wants you to have the best experience when you dine with us, especially during a holiday season. I always recommed you let your server or the...More

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GoodTimes771
April 30, 2018|
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Response from HappyMaverick | Reviewed this property |
Best to call directly for that answer on the Seafood Buffet and Live Entertainment schedule. 800-638-2100. Additionally, don't forget to check out Lenny’s Beach Bar & Grill. Lenny’s features Happy Hour from 4 - 7 pm and has... More
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shendrie61
September 13, 2016|
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Response from StephanieHSnyder | Property representative |
Our Prime Rib, Crab Legs & Seafood Buffet is offered on Fridays and Saturdays 5-9pm, with a $4 discount off the adult buffet price 5-6pm. Do call ahead of time to make sure there weren't any changes due to groups or specials... More
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Randler
July 24, 2015|
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Response from StephanieHSnyder | Property representative |
Hello! We don not have anything on the menu that would accommodate a vegan; however, I just spoke with the food and beverage director (Richard Heubeck), and he said that the chef could make something for your wife; and has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2619
    (101st and the beach)
  • Public Transportation: Ocean City buses run every 15 minutes in season and every 30 minutes in the off season. Buses run Coastal Highway from the Inlet to the Delaware state line. You can ride the bus all day for $2.00. There a number of local cabs that are available 24 hours a day.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-7500
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Description
Welcome to Horizons Oceanfront Restaurant, Ocean City dining at its finest serving Certified Angus Beef and the freshest seafood, chicken, and veal specialties. Compliment your meal with a selection from our award winning wine list. Our Sunday Deluxe Breakfast Buffet overlooking the Atlantic and our famous "All-You-Can-Eat Prime Rib, Crab Legs & Seafood Buffet" are definitely a must. Top 40 dance bands begin at 9:30 pm, so there is never a reason to leave early.
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