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Ky West Restaurant & Lounge

5401 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-7250
+1 443-664-2836
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“fra diavolo” (5 reviews)
“filet oscar” (5 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5401 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-7250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for a drink, then went back for more drinks and dinner the next night! This place is really good. The vibe is homey yet modern. The service is great. everyone is nice and helpful. The bartender, we didn't get his name, but...More

1  Thank Asil12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed both the indoor and outdoor dining. Crab soup great, calamari good and baked brie salad was good too - a nice change. Would go back.

1  Thank vaca21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked out their menu on line & decided to go. The food was delicious, service great. We were 5 people & all of our meals were delicious.

3  Thank Linda E
Reviewed August 16, 2018

we had dinner at Ky West last night. The food was excellent. I had the lobster pot pie, best I have ever had, lots of lobster meat as well as veggies and puff pastry. I will definitely go back for that again. The steak and...More

4  Thank Barb1392801
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Made reservations for a Tuesday evening and brought friends who never visited the De/Md beaches. We were seated in a really nice location inside. We requested several substitutions on the dishes and they gladly accommodated us. My meal was very good: glazed salmon with green...More

2  Thank Vicki B
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best in OC. Service is excellent and food is wonderful. Started out with fried green tomatoes with crab had a filet and crab cakes. Everything was perfect right down to the berry pie. We will be back.

1  Thank oceanpiner
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner on a Saturday night. We walked in and there was no one waiting. The hostess ask if we had a reservation and we said no. Now we did check the website and it did not mention they were a reservation only...More

Thank Tammy H
ky west K, Manager at Ky West Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Dear Tammy, I am truly sorry that you were not able to enjoy & review our food. As you noticed we get lots of kudos for our cuisine. Everything is made daily in house from the champagne vinaigrette for our brie salad, to the Dijon...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The 4 of us came back for our first time in 2018 and made reservations on a weekend. We shared the Calamari and Crab Bruchetta appy’s. All very good. I ordered my favorite, the Crab and Shrimp Fra Diavolo and found it lacking in crab...More

Thank PHLee7ca
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We haven't eaten here in 3 years. The food was just as good as before. The swordfish entree is fabulous. The brisket was also very tender and full of flavor and so were mashed potatoes. The creme brulee is a very nice size and they...More

1  Thank Kim E
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon Ky West grill and didn’t expect much but was impressed. Food was great! My husband had their special Tomahawk steak and I had their pasta dish papardelle pasta with filet tips. VERY GOOD! Service was great too

1  Thank Jaclyn H
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Marykay A
March 18, 2017|
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Response from ky west K | Property representative |
We have an amazing burger selections, made from the best beef you can find! Our Tuna melt is delicious and our Crab Cake sandwich is out of this world! We have an array of salads to choose from as well!!!!
June 26, 2016|
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Response from ky west K | Property representative |
Happy Hour is 4 till 7 every day! We offer burgers, steamed shrimp, wings and calamari.. Our drinks specials are fantastic too! $5 wines, $3 domestic bottles and $4 well drinks.. not to mention we have cool drink Specials
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
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 - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5401 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-7250
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 443-664-2836
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