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The Shark on the Harbor

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12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Penn Valley, PA
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We eat at this restaurant frequently. Mostly it is for lunch and we always enjoy the fresh local food offerings. They also have delicious home made chips. The menu lets you know where the vegetables and fish came from in the area. The dinning room is airy with a very high ceiling and is right on one of the waterway... More 

1 Thank elliot r
Ocean City, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Shark is our family's favorite! From date night to celebrating special family occasions to just because, The Shark is always a hit & our #1 choice! Our kids have multiple food allergies and we know we can always eat safely here.

Thank JillyChris
Dayton, MD
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95 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tuesday lunch, party of two. Nice water views. We had Capri salad and crab cake. Recommended. We will be back. Rated number five in Ocean City.

Thank SnowmanHOCO
Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

By far the best experience I had in Ocean City. The menu changes every day according to what is fresh and also states who the individual vendors/fishermen are. The staff was very friendly and helpful with the menu descriptions. If the Watermelon is on the menu, its a mustttt try!

1 Thank chrissief02
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there for lunch 2 days ago. This was our first visit. We were very pleased at the selections in the menu and quality of food. The place seems popular, it is better to call for a reservation. You may have to wait few minutes longer than other places, because they don't seem to serve stuff, prepared previously and... More 

1 Thank donk826
Brandywine, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I read the reviews about this place and thought, I have to try it. So we did. The restaurant is beautiful. The service was good. The food on the other hand was not as great as I had hoped. I had the short ribs. My husband had the yellowfin tuna. My ribs were a little too dark on one side.... More 

Thank davidnsas
Central Square, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant had a great location away from main strip huddle and bustle with a beautiful view. Food was fantastic. Kids menu. Great service.

Thank cindyarcuri
Pittsburgh, PA
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our daughter and son-in-law insisted we go to Shark on the Harbor based on their experience 2 years previous. Since we were staying in Bethany Beach, DE, this was a commitment as it is a bit of a drive. Wow, are we happy we made that drive! The food is delicious, different with great selections. We started out with a... More 

2 Thank Jenice V
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat, that was better than the normal ocean city fair. The staff was courteous, and the restaurant was clean. The was not for star, but was good in comparison to many of the other food spots. Try it you might like it, we did.

Thank George B
Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is away from the beach, but is worth it. The food is amazing. The views from the restaurant look over the bay to the ocean

Thank daveW6356XO

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: 4102130924

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