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Waterman's Seafood Co

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12505 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9543
(410) 213-1020
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family of 14 were on vacation in the area. We had been to some places by our hotel that were OK but not special. A local that we met told us to try this place & we are really glad we did. The table/ booth setup allowed us all to be together and the brown craft paper table covering... More 

Thank TedB918
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife, son and I came here on a Tuesday. We were seated fairly quickly and ordered the crab dip pretzel as an appetizer. It was enjoyable, about what you would expect. They put the dip on the pretzel and serve it to you, it's not a dip like I thought it would be. My wife and I both ordered... More 

Thank jrg285
Silver Spring, Maryland
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336 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered takeout and their crab cakes were outstanding!!!!! As a native Marylander, I know good crab cakes and Waterman's are some of the best! Big lumps of crab, very little filler! The steamed shrimp was also really delicious! The service was fast and friendly! I would definitely go back!

Thank irishfaith
Ridgely, Maryland
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a crab cake platter and broiled scallops. The crab cake was not the best ever, but it was acceptable. It came with a salad and a baked potato....again acceptable but not special. The broiled scallops were ok but would have been better if seared or turned over. Sides were the same. I ordered a margarita which was great... More 

1 Thank Joolya57
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Waterman's Seafood last night, family of 7 (2 kids). Arrived around 6pm and didn't have a wait (on a Tuesday). The food was good, nice portions, and the kids meals were the best we've found in four years of vacationing here (homemade apple sauce and pasta). All that being said, what I think sets this place apart... More 

1 Thank Joel R
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fish was fresh, portioned approximately and cooked well. My issue is with the overuse of old bay seasoning which renders good food too salty for the average person and very unhealthy. They need to cut the old bay with the unsalted flavorful spices that old bay contains or offer less salty options.

Thank Kevin D
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought we'd stop there after our visit to the boardwalk. Sorry we did! When we parked we saw a banner on the wall of the restaurant proclaiming happy hour 3-7 PM. We went in and were seated. It was 5 minutes until 3. When our waitress came we wanted to order drinks during happy hour. She explained that's only... More 

Thank ET0406
West Virginia
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent (very prompt) and the portions were big for the price. The food was very fresh and delicious. The place was bright and clean, and decorated very nicely. We went about 5:00 P.M. and had no wait for a table, and no wait for our meals, but we also didn't feel rushed. There was plenty of parking... More 

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Macungie, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for fantastic seafood (yes there is other stuff on the menu) for reasonable prices, this is the place for you. They have several "all you can eat" options as well as a great variety regular dinner options. I highly recommend the seafood potato skins and the creamy crab soup for starters. Absolutely the best. I enjoyed... More 

Thank Chris M
Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The happy hour bar and prices were amazing as is the children's menu complete with a crab and shrimp. My fiance and I shared the seafood skins, and they were amazing along with a large portion of meaty wings seasoned with Old Bay. It doesn't have a great view, but the food, prices and ambiance make it a great place... More 

Thank jmcmahon424

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12505 Ocean Gtwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-9543
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: (410) 213-1020

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