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The Hobbit Restaurant

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Fri, 5/24
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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soup du jour
a‎ fresh daily concoction from our kitchen
cream of crab
jumbo lump crabmeat, sherry, old bay
lollipop lamb chops
blackened new zealand lamb chops, sweet potato hash, honey aioli
corn dusted oysters
fresh‎ local oysters, cornmeal dusting, candied bacon, old bay pickled tomatoes, mignonette, aioli
clams casino
middleneck clams, garlic butter, provolone cheese, applewood smoked bacon
calamari strips, old bay flour, sweet thai chili sauce, toasted coconut flakes, teriyaki aioli
roasted garlic spread
blended goat and cream cheeses, roasted garlic, toasted pistachios, chives, served with apples and toasted baguettes
hobbit house salad
fresh greens, garden vegetables, creamy homemade vinaigrette
caesar salad
crisp romaine hearts, classic caesar dressing, shaved parmesan, homemade croutons
cherry & cheddar salad
mixed baby greens,white balsamic vinaigrette, dried bing cherries, unsalted cashews, vermont white cheddar
strawberry & goat cheese salad
mixed baby greens, balsamic vinaigrette, cilantro macerated strawberries, spicy pecans, crumbled goat cheese, cornbread pecans
apple spinach fennel salad
baby spinach, apple, fennel, bacon, cheddar cheese, honey roasted almonds, cracked mustard dressing.
wild mushroom & tomato salad
marinated wild mushrooms, house dried tomatoes, mozzarella pearls, fresh shallots
crab cakes
fresh maryland jumbo lump crabmeat, chefs choice of starch & vegetable
pepper dusted catch
daily fresh catch, sauteed spinach & leeks, fried capers, russet crisps, champagne cream, chef's choice starch
filet three ways
8oz center cut filet mignon one of three ways, all served with chefs choice of starch and vegetable
simply grilled
finished with fresh chive butter and himalayan pink sea salt
blackened with boursin
blackened and roasted with boursin white wine cream sauce
stuffed filet
grilled to temperature and stuffed with crab imperial
pan roasted duck breast
white truffle mashed potatoes, roasted grapes, honey sage goat cheese, port wine reduction, white balsamic glaze, walnut pesto
veal pistachio
veal medallions, prosciutto, roasted pistachios, mushrooms, shallots, madeira, cream, chef's choice of starch
slow cooked short rib
boneless slow cooked short rib, horseradish mashed potatoes, wild mushroom demi glace
maple glazed salmon
fresh atlantic salmon, smoked paprika maple syrup glaze, warm amaranth & quinoa tabouli salad, bacon rendered collard greens, meyer lemon gastrique
mary's delight
our house specialty for over thirty years. crushed walnut crust, sweetened cream cheese, chocolate pudding, homemade whipped cream
coconut custard cake
moist yellow cake, homemade coconut custard, homemade whipped cream, coconut flakes
hobbit creme brulee
creamy vanilla custard finished with caramelized sugar coating
cheesecake of the week
a special preparation of teddi's choice. ask your server what is available!
chocolate rum mousse cake
rum‎ infused chocolate cake, homemade chocolate rum mousse, homemade raspberry coulis
crab cake
one all jumbo lump crab cake seasoned and baked in the oven
stuffed flounder
jumbo lump crabmeat stuffed inside flounder filets topped with sauce imperial
shrimp scampi
5 succulent gulf shrimp sauteed with garlic, white wine, tomatoes, & capers
chicken marsala
chicken breasts sauteed with mushrooms & marsala wine.
strip style sirloin steak
8 oz. flat iron steak grilled to perfection
An absolute escape from Ocean City. A place to indulge in inventive American cuisine and mouthwatering seafood while overlooking one of the most picturesque views you have ever laid eyes on. If you're looking to simply come in for some appetizers and a few cocktails our bartenders make great company at the bar that maintains the same breathtaking views. So next time you're wondering where to go to enjoy an exceptional meal, stop by The Hobbit and step into a classy, sleak, but most importantly comfortable world of dining excellence. We are located in the bottom floor of the Rivendell Condominium at 81st on the Bay and we offer our full menu daily beginning at 5 p.m.
$15 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
American, International, Seafood, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Table Service, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful sunset, food was excellent and cooked perfectly. Service was spectacular and views were awesome!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bozeatswell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went back to this restaurant after stumbling upon it years ago for our anniversary dinner. Honestly, it wasn't as great as I remember. The food was good. The service provided by our waiter was mediocre. The other guy flitting around the dining room filling...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ASB725
Mark C, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Asb, Thank you very much for coming in and for reviewing The Hobbit. I am very sorry to hear that your visit fell short of expectations as we always strive to offer a perfect experience. Do you remember who your server was? Were there any...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must place to have an excellent time for any occasion! The food was outstanding and the view wonderful! We will be going back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stingal8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at this restaurant once, 6 years ago, when we first started dating, and returned this weekend (May 2019) to celebrate our wedding anniversary. While we were on time for our reservation, it took several minutes for us to be seated,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank traveld0cta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words cannot describe how amazing this restaurant is in every way!!!!! It is always my go to restaurant when I am in Ocean City for many reasons! The parking at this restaurant is magnificent with plenty of parking spaces conveniently located in front of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank tarbash
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hobbitt is my favorite restaurant in Ocean City! Been going there for years and it never disappoints. You can enjoy beautiful sunsets while dining. The food is always fantastic. The calamari appetizer is really good. The veal pistachio was delicious. Crab cake, salmon and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank skicolorado2day
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, beautiful restaurant, delicious food, friendly staff, modern building, BUT, I spent $31 for a lamb shank and didn't get a house salad! My wife got a turkey dinner and a house salad. I got the lamb shank and NO HOUSE SALAD. That is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gordon, Thank you very much for coming in and for taking the time to review The Hobbit. We are very glad to see you enjoyed everything from the view to the food and service. It sounds like you came in on Easter since your wife...More

Reviewed April 17, 2019

The Hobbit was a new Ocean City restaurant for us. It was also the opening night for Spring 2019. Was it going to be good or okay? It turned out to be very good meal.They have a small , but creative menu. The service was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank schoolsout1
Reviewed February 27, 2019

It's been many years since we visited the Hobbit. Mostly because we have changed our vacation habits to Outer Banks. This year, we decided to do a memory tour through OC and hit up some of our old haunts (although some in different locations). The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PJWallyrock
HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 9, 2019

PJ, Thank you very much for coming in to visit us again after some years away from OC. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the food so much (aside from the pierogis) and that you were able to catch a good sunset. I'm...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Food was excellent and so was the service! Kelsey was our waitress and she was awesome! Will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jpalluzzi
HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

J, Thank you very much for coming in and for the 5 star review. We are very happy to hear Kelsee took such good care of you and that you enjoyed the food so much. Look forward to seeing you again after we reopen in...More

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Trista H
July 5, 2018|
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Response from resefeyd | Reviewed this property |
No. But my kids eat anything. They loooove the duck!
July 25, 2015|
Response from HobbitRestaurant | Property representative |
5-545PM everyday. The entire party needs to be seated by 545. Thank you very much for your interest and we hope to see you soon. The Hobbit
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