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Jonah & The Whale Seafood

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26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-524-2722
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at the amazing experience we had!!! I highly suggest...don't read reviews, see for yourself. Staff was very accommodating and food was excellent! Shrimp, crab legs and even raw oysters...I was smitten:)

Thank total10
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

My family and I tried this place while on vacation .This place has a Huge sea food buffet.The sea food was pretty good. They have a lot to choose from . I've had better for the price "NO doubt". Its not a place you would go to eat if your on a budget.

Thank FoodYa129
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

If you like seafood this place was decent. However the hostess was extremely rude. What a shame for people looking for good customer service.

Thank Lisa W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Right on the boardwalk you can eat seafood to your heart's desire! You can get the unlimited buffet or a specific entree. Either way you can't lose. Definitely stop here!!

Thank John Liz J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Went there and the buffet was BAD, crab legs are supposed to be a orange color there were brown and nasty, spare ribs were terrible and everything else we all had was bad. The only things that were fine was the cantaloupe & watermelon ( that they couldn't mess up). I wasted $200 there got crap food! And for what... More 

Thank Peggy L
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We ate here Wed. Sept 15th. The food at the buffet was for the most part dried and tastelessly. The ladies got the sit down meals and they said they were pretty good. My friend and I got the buffet. I had the oysters on the half shell, they were Good. The mac & cheese and steamed clams were only... More 

Thank lieddie
Terra Alta, West Virginia
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I ate one time here and it was goo but they didn't serve the Blue crabs here! They had a good deal of seafood but it was on the high side!

Thank Viper101Airborne
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here and we both enjoyed the oysters and crab legs, everything else was sort of gross. The staff was very friendly and helpful, but the whole restaurant itself could use a good cleaning. For 85 dollars, we expected more.

Thank Nekoboy
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

For starters, there is very limited parking next to the restaurant but there is parking across the street. When you go it the salad bar portion of the buffet it right next to where everyone walks in. That was a turn off right there.The lighting is very dim and the buffet is fairly small. Everything seems kind of cramped. My... More 

Thank bradzor
East Coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Love hitting this bar in mid-day for a cold one. Interesting peeps, and no problem walking up in bikinis and trunks. Bartenders friendly too.

Thank SilverandBlackAttack

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-2722

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