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The Hobbit Restaurant

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121 81st St Unit 101, Bottom Floor of Rivendell Condo, Ocean City, MD 21842-6458
+1 410-524-8100
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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180 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were attending a Corvette event in OC with our Corvette club from Raleigh, and 14 of us went out for a group dinner. It's way up the Coastal Highway in North OC, on 81st Street. On the first floor of a condo building, I thought it was a little peculiar, but once we were in the door I said... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit. I remember your group and I'm happy we were able to accommodate you! Have a great winter and we hope to see you next season. Garvey H. Owner More 

New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We love this place and try to visit it every year during our OC golf trip. The ambiance is really nice and it has a beautiful view of the beach and ocean. The bar is quaint but friendly and attractive. Food is outstanding. We have never been disappointed.

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you positive review of The Hobbit Restaurant. We are very happy to hear we are part of your annual golf trip and that the food has always been excellent for your group. We hope you have a great winter and we look forward to seeing you again next year! Garvey H. Owner More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Amid the tshirt shops, fast food "restaurants ", and bars there is an elegant upscale restaurant on the bay- The Hobbit. White table cloths and linen napkins with mirrors and simple elegance make dining a pleasant experience. We happened to be there the last night of the 2016 summer season and an evening of OC restaurant week. There was a... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review of The Hobbit! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything so much. Our apologies that we ran out of the creme brulee on our last night but I'm sure that Frangelica was a nice replacement! Hope you have a great winter. Garvey H. Owner More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

First visit to The Hobbit and it was over the top excellent. Great salad, Salmon entree and Veal entree. Service was superb by Anna. We now rank this restaurant as our number 1 in Ocean City. View is outstanding.

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

James, Thank you very much for the positive review of The Hobbit. We are happy to hear you found us for the first time and that you enjoyed everything so much. We look forward to seeing you again in April 2012! Garvey H. Owner More 

Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

On our recent family trip to Ocean City, my wife and I were looking for a good place to go for a "date night" while my in-laws had our daughter. There was a few places we were debating, but the Hobbit Restaurant won out (we're big Tolkien fans too!) We walked in to a beautiful atmosphere, with a beautiful view.... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Capt. Picard, Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit. We are excited to hear you enjoyed your first experience so much! We look forward to seeing you again when we reopen in April 2017. Garvey H. Owner More 

Long Island, NY
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Not sure if I've written a review before but if not it's long overdue.The Hobbitt replaced Fager's for us, first of all, for our anniversary dinner. Long story but Fager's lost my flower delivery for our anniversary dinner two years in a row.Actually they gave the flowers one year to another dining couple. I decided to try the Hobbitt after... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive review on The Hobbit. We are thrilled to hear that we are your anniversary spot as we attempt to take great care for those occasions. We look forward to seeing you again next year for your anniversary! Garvey H. Owner More 

McLean, Virginia
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Back at The Hobbit restaurant in Ocean City. It's Corvette weekend and this place is hopping with locals. Not a single corvette in the parking lot! Some new items of note on the menu! The cold smoked beef carpaccio with Creme fraiche and capers is incredibly great. I'm a carpaccio lover and was not sure about a smoked concept. Shut... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Paula, Thank you very much for the positive review of The Hobbit! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed the beef carpaccio and the bar sandwiches. Thanks also for the plug about us closing soon haha! We look forward to seeing you again in 2017. Garvey H. Owner More 

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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

The Hobbit is definitely the best restaurant in Ocean City. We went there to celebrate our anniversary, and it happened to be restaurant week. If you are in Ocean City during restaurant week you have to try their 3 course meal for $35. The shrimp toast and the salad with goat cheese were an excellent start to the meal. I... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Cynthia, Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit. We are so happy to hear that you had a great anniversary dinner and enjoyed your meal thoroughly. Hope the kids enjoyed the Mary's Delight too! We hope to see you soon! Garvey H. Owner More 

Oakland, New Jersey
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

This was a upscale restaurant. A little pricey but the food was excellent. The view was beautiful, on the water, but I just wish they had outdoor seating. Atmosphere inside is quiet and the service was excellent.

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Natalie, Thank you very much for the positive review of The Hobbit. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed everything so much. Unfortunately with being in the condo building outdoor seating is not an option but we hope to see you again soon even without the outdoor seating! Garvey H. Owner More 

georgetown
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Fine cuisine- beautiful sunset - two teenaged God daughters and we have just ignited another generation of Hobbit lovers. They were amazed and awed at the view and the food. This has always been a go to family place for us, and to share with the next generation - I sure hope they bring their kids here someday. I'm betting... More 

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HobbitRestaurant, Owner at The Hobbit Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review of The Hobbit. It means a lot to us that you have passed down the tradition of dining at The Hobbit to another generation. We have been a family business for almost 40 years and we hope to continue that tradition as well! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Garvey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 81st St Unit 101, Bottom Floor of Rivendell Condo, Ocean City, MD 21842-6458
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-8100
Description
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.

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