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Hemingway's at the Coral Reef

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CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Table Service

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Menu

SOUP​
Cup 5.95
Bowl 7.75
Cream of Lump Crab
Rich sherry hinted, homemade creamy crab soup w/ an abundance of blue crabmeat.
Chef's Daily Special
Let our chef tempt you w/ our daily selection, piping hot from the kettle. Market Price
APPETIZERS​
13.95
Mango BBQ Ribs
Tender slow-roasted baby back ribs grilled to order w/ mango BBQ sauce.
11.50
Crab Dip
The best you'll ever have. A perfect blend of fresh crab, cream cheese, scallions & roasted red pepper. Topped w/ melted cheddar cheese & served w/ grilled Mediterranean bread.
9.95
Steamed Spiced Shrimp
1/4lb. Of delicious fresh shrimp coated w/ spices, served w/ cocktail sauce. 5.95 1/2lb.
6.95
Jamaican Jerk Tenders
Three chicken tenderloins marinated w/ our own jerk sauce & served w/ grilled pineapple & honey mustard.
9.95
Island Bruschetta
A grilled Mediterranean bread rubbed w/ garlic cloves, brushed w/ olive oil & topped w/ tomatoes, fresh basil, diced mangos & mozzarella.
12.95
Scallops St. Croix
Jumbo sea scallops, blackened & served w/ mango salsa.
10.95
Clams Casino
Six top neck clams topped w/ our garlic casino butter, bacon & a blend of provolone & asiago cheese; baked golden brown.
12.95
Crab Ceviche
Jumbo lump crab meat flavored w/ chipotle marinade & caribbean herbs; served w/ our crisp island chips.
5.95
Steamed Spiced Shrimp
1/4 lb. Of delicious freshshrimp coated w/ spices, served w/ cocktail sauce.
9.95
Coconut Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp rolled in coconut, fried crisp. Served w/ tropical dipping sauce & fried plantain curls.
CROSTINIS​
Toppings served on toasted flat naan bread
10.95
Vegetarian
Sauteed garden vegetables, onions, mushrooms, peppers, tomato, pesto, & shredded parmesan.
12.95
Mediterainean
Roasted garlic, hummis, peppadew peppers, grape tomatoes, herbs & topped w/ shredded parmesan.
12.95
Rasta
Sundried tomato pesto, shitake mushrooms, citrus jerk chicken breast & topped w/ shredded parmesan.
12.95
Island Bruschetta
Pesto,​ our own mango brushetta, & topped w/ mozzarella.
SALADS​
Side salads available for 3.75
8.95
Caesar Salad
Fresh hearts of romaine, chopped coarsely & tossed w/ our homemade caesar dressing, herb garlic croutons & asiago cheese.
5.95
House "Mixed Greens" Salad
Chef's choice of seasonal vegetables on a bed of field greens w/ your choice of dressing: caesar, bleu cheese, buttermilk ranch, balsamic vinaigrette, oil & vinegar, honey ginger, mango vinaigrette or fat-free raspberry vinaigrette.
12.95
Sesame Crusted Chicken Salad
Our house specialty, pan seared w/ ginger, exotic greens, honeyed vinaigrette, roasted pepper, oriental peanuts, & goda goda sauce.
14.95
Bleu Cheese & Roasted Pear Salad
Field greens topped w/ croutons, toasted walnuts, Cashell bleu cheese, roasted pears & our balsamic vinaigrette.
18.95
Blackened Steak & Bleu Cheese Salad
Our mixed greens salad w/ a 6oz. tenderloin, blackened w/ our own Cajun spices, topped w/ cashell bleu cheese & served w/ our balsamic vinaigrette.
Top the salads above w/ any of the following or enjoy your topping blackened for $2 more.
3.95
Grilled Chicken
11.95
Crab Cake
9.95
Fish du Jour
SIGNATURE SANDWICHES​
All sandwiches are served w/ bay chips & jamaican slaw. Substitute onion rings or sweet potato fries for
11.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Crisfield Chicken Sandwich
Grilled​ tender chicken breast topped w/ our spicy crab dip & melted pepper jack cheese on focaccia herb bread.
14.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Crab Cake Sandwich
House Specialty! Mid Atlantic lump crabmeat, Maryland traditional recipe. Fried or sauteed. Served on French round bread w/ lettuce & tomato.
13.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Grilled Salmon BLT
Fresh grilled atlantic salmon fillet w/ crispy strips of bacon, lettuce & tomato; served on ciabatta panini bread.
9.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Cuban Classic Sandwich
Hot pressed, w/ roasted pork, ham, swiss cheese, mustard & pickles.
8.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Coral Reef Traditional Burger
A 1/3lb. burger cooked to your liking & topped w/ your choice of cheese.
9.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Grilled Portabella Panini
Grilled portabella mushroom, served on panini bread w/ provolone cheese, our bruschetta mix, scallions & roasted red peppers.
9.95
French fries +2.75
Sweet potato fries +2.75
Coral Reef Panini
Turkey, provolone, avocado, roasted red pepper aioli, served on a panini roll.
DINNER ENTRÉES​
All dinner entrées are served w/ our irresistable house bread & butter & your choice of two sides, unless otherwise noted.
Filet Mignon
7oz. Certified Angus Beef® filet, herb-rubbed, served atop an herbed focaccia toast point & drizzled w/ brandy pepper demi-glaze. Market Price
Ribeye Steak
12oz. Certified Angus Beef ribeye charbroiled to your liking, served w/ balsamic portobello mushrooms, garlic mashers & one side. Market Price
18.95
Blackened Sirloin
A 6oz. sirloin blackened w/ our cajun spices.
24.95
Mango BBQ Ribs
Tender slow-roasted baby back ribs grilled to order w/ mango BBQ sauce, island rings & coleslaw. 1/2 rack 17.95 full rack
19.95
Island Barbecued Pork Ribeye
A 10oz. pork ribeye, dry rubbed & grilled to perfection. Served over garlic mashers w/ grilled pineapple, banana fritters & Caribbean bbq sauce. One side.
5.95
Island Chicken
Chicken​ breast seared w/ rum butter, topped w/ mango bruschetta, scallions, roasted peppers & provolone cheese. 16.95 add caribbean shrimp or balsamic portabella mushrooms for
FROM THE SEA​
Grilled Split Twin Lobster Tails
Finished w/ a caribbean mango vinaigrette served w/ garlic mashers & one side. Market Price
15.95
Jerk Painted Salmon
Flame grilled w/ medium spicy jerk BBQ sauce & tropical salsa; served w/ our garlic mashers.
27.95
Seafood Platter
One crab cake, three coconut shrimp & Tilapia, served w/ 3 dipping sauces.
22.95
Jumbo Lump Crab Imperial
Baked to perfection w/ our own special sauce.
(1) 19.95
(2) 28.95
Maryland Traditional Crab Cakes
Maryland style, all jumbo lump crabmeat, broiled.
1/4lb 8.95
1/2lb 12.95
3/4lb 16.95
Steamed Shrimp Dinner
Delicious​ fresh shrimp coated w/ spices & served w/ cocktail sauce.
Fresh Catch of the Day
Ask​ your served for the Chef's daily special. Market Price
26.95
Steamed Snow Crab Clusters
Alaskan snow crab legs, steamed & served w/ melted butter.
24.95
Scallops St. Croix
Jumbo sea scallops, blackened & served w/ mango salsa. One Side.
17.95
Coconut Shrimp Dinner
Jumbo shrimp rolled in coconut, fried crisp, served w/ tropical dipping sauce & fried plantain curls.
BUILD-A-COMBO​
Create your custom combo by adding one of the following to any entree
9.95
Caribbean Shrimp
9.95
Coconut Shrimp(5)
11.95
Crab Cake(4oz.)
14.95
4oz. Lobster Tail
9.95
6oz. Sirloin
12.95
Crab Imperial(4oz.)
PASTA​
Available after 5pm daily
Our pasta is topped w/ freshly grated parmesan cheese & served w/ house bread & butter & caesar or house mixed green salad. Choice of salad dressing: Caesar, bleu cheese, buttermilk ranch, oil & vinegar, balsamic vinaigrette, honey ginger, mango vinaigrette, fat free raspberry vinaigrette
18.95
Petite portion 14.95
Without chicken 10.95
Without chicken 14.95
Rasta Pasta
Sun-dried tomatoes, shiitake mushrooms, garlic, scallions, basil & tropical chicken in a cream sauce, served over penne pasta.
19.95
Petite portion +15.95
Garlic Shrimp Penne
Tender shrimp sautéed in the traditional way w/ garlic, olive oil, white wine & herbs, tossed w/ penne pasta.
15.95
Petite portion +11.95
Caribbean Pasta Primavera
Caribbean blend of seasonal vegetables, sundried tomatoes, shitake mushrooms, garlic, scallions & caribbean cream sauce over penne pasta.
SIDE DISHES​
All side dishes are 3.50
3.50
Garlic Mashers
3.50
French Fries
3.50
Sweet Potato Fries
3.50
Jamaican Slaw
3.50
Island Rings
3.50
Vegetable of the Day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great choice and a hidden gem inside the lobby of the Holiday Inn & Suites. Formal dining area is comfortable and quiet. A nice retreat from the busy boardwalk. Service was very good. Food was much better than we anticipated. Dinner was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank TravelgalinNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have a great meal here everytime in Ocean City. Staff friendly and professional. Love the menu.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Donna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was not very good ...the server was only on the job for 3 days. It was exceptionally slow.... this was in the Hotel we were staying at. The food was not all that good.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rfrenaldo
Reviewed February 21, 2019

As this is an in-house hotel restaurant, it is usually easy to get in without a reservation. The entrees are good and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mark p
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We've been eating here for 3 years. The food is always excellent! The wait staff is top notch and treat you like family. We haven't ate there since this time last year and our waiter remembered our order! They have a waitress a waiter that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jem1253
Reviewed November 6, 2018

First visit to this restaurant even though we have stayed at the Holiday Inn on 17th Street Ocean city several times in the past. Located opposite of the check in deck, it sits in an open area between the bar and the pool. Not very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Phlsportsfan
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We ate here in September of 2018. It is a good location in a nice Holiday Inn on the OC boardwalk. You have to walk up a large flight of wide steps to get to the restaurant inside. It is a nice hotel. A pool...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markjordan999
Reviewed August 19, 2018

got breakfast. it was good!! little on the pricey side,but expected it from a hotel. would reccomend boardwalk specials.save some $$$

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 135mac1
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A great TA recommendation just a few blocks away from our hotel. Kids meals are huge and the bourbon chicken is just excellent. You can enjoy nice quiet dining or family dinner just as good

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank djferg
Reviewed May 19, 2018

The atmosphere of the restaurant was very enjoyable. We had a table overlooking the Chesapeake Bay so the view was quite nice. The food was a little pricey but well worth the extra dollars spent. There were 3 in our party, with each person eating...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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