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Mad Fish Bar & Grill

12817 Harbor Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9601
+1 410-213-2525
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“crab dip” (12 reviews)
“pesto chicken” (2 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12817 Harbor Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a few times now and every time has delivered great flavorful food and larger portions. This is a hidden gem on the West End for lunch! They have a wonderful lunch menu with soup and salad starting at $2.99 (not a typo)....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank StevenS380
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I took my family to this restaurant based on all the good reviews. They were not busy at all . I think including our table was 3 tables . Each table had their own waitress/ waiter. The food was ok but not anything to rave...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 196YellowRose
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

196YellowRose, We appreciate you taking time out of your day to leave us a review. Also, I would like to apologize for the experience you had at our establishment. It seems that we weren't able to show you how great our service can be. Our...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We went here to try something new in Ocean City. We were very pleased with our meals. It was windy and cool so we sat inside (disappointed). The service was quick and the portions were larger than I expected. I really enjoyed the dirty banana...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 0907CC
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! Our management team and our chefs were very pleased to hear that your experience here at Mad Fish was memorable. Thank you again and please come back and visit us any time you're in West Ocean...More

Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

So the pros....I was very impressed at how the new owner of the building had transformed from the outdated captains galley. They completely redid the floor plan, added a new bar inside and out. Outside seating is great, right in the fishing harbor. They need...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank poliver319
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Poliver139, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I want to apologize because it seems we dropped the ball during your visit. As part of the management team, we should of offered you a better dish since the jerk wings weren't what...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Went to Mad Fish on a Saturday night. Very busy. Service was excellent. Our waiter was very helpful. Varied seafood menu. We enjoyed our food. One thing which we didn't care for-- our wine was served in PLASTIC CUPS! We understand if it is outdoor...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John B
Dana F, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hi John! So glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We have been hearing our guests concerns about plastic wine/cocktail glasses and have started switching over to glass. We used plastic during the summer since most of our business was outside on the deck, but...More

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while trying to find somewhere to watch the sunset. We ended up having the crab dip appetizer and cream on crab soup with a salad. Our server, Neil, was wonderful. He was entertaining, knowledgeable and very friendly. We had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christine E
Dana F, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review! We're so happy you all had an awesome time! Neal is an amazing server, we'll be sure to pass along your compliments!

Reviewed October 16, 2018

First time visitor and last time. Had jumbo shrimp and fries with cole slaw. Seasoning was on shrimp and lips on fire after eating three shrimp. Fries were cold but cole slaw was very good. Split a key lime pie which was okay --- presentation...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W3656BBkimp
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Kim P., Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Also, I apologize for what seems to be a sub-par experience. We want all of our customers to enjoy the variety of food options and the price ranges that we set to accommodate...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

We went there yesterday (Thurs) for lunch and I was quite surprised at how wonderful our experience was. We live in Lewes De and I have not been here since the name has been changed and the new owners have taken over. I highly recommend...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank erinlglass
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a great review. We have really been trying to get our name out there to the locals and we're glad that our lunch specials are being noticed. Please make sure you come back to visit...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

This was one of the new places that opened since last year, so we had planned on stopping here. We decided for a lunch stop today. My wife and I arrived around opening time on 9/24/2018. We both ordered drinks, iced tea for her and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Tom V
Eddie J, Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you so much for your 5 star review Tom. At Mad Fish we strive to provide great service and food. Our management team and our chefs we very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here. Please come back and visit whenever you're...More

Reviewed September 24, 2018

We visited Mad Fish, in West Ocean City, MD on 9/23/2018. Note that while that was the last day of SunFest in Ocean City, it was a full week after the season unofficially ended on Labor Day. There was one other table in use in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karl D
Jason B, General Manager at Mad Fish Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you for your very detailed feedback. We have reviewed your thoughts and concerns with our chefs. Thank you for giving us a try.

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grandsp0rt
July 30, 2018|
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Response from Dana F | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have the crab cake recipe. Sorry!
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jwhow
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Jason B | Property representative |
Yes we are using our recipe from blu crab house and raw bar...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12817 Harbor Rd, Ocean City, MD 21842-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-2525
  • E-mail
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