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Fish Tales Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Value
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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About
"...little slice of Paradise here in Ocean City, Maryland! Overlooking the Bay at 21st street, Fish Tales, located in Bahia Marina, used to be just a locals hideout. Throughout the years the "word" has spread about this treasure-on-the-bay! Still keeping its quaint, relaxed feel, Fish Tales has grown immensely since its doors opened in 1983. Whether you come by boat, car or bike, we have parking for all means of transportation. Sit on the beach or inside to meet your dining and cocktail needs. If you choose to sit on the beach, you can enjoy an umbrella-shaded table during the day or tiki torches by night. To satisfy your taste buds, we offer a wide selection of lite fare, full entrees and kids'
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

No trills no spills, above average drinks and food, not over price. If you will like a drink or 2 with your dinner, and you have kids, this is the place to go. Laid out place for kids and adults.Check it out you won't be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bobbi M
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bobbi, Thank you for your kind review, we look forward to seeing you again this summer!

Reviewed December 5, 2018

Great atmosphere, friendly staff. I suggest trying their Orange Crush or Bloody Mary. Also, you must order the Buffalo scallops!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Yamareone
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for taking time to leave a review. The buffalo scallops are our favorite as well! Come back and visit us again!

Reviewed October 16, 2018

My wife and I stopped for lunch and had a slider platter. 2 fish, 2 chicken and 2 beef. They were tasty and enough for both of us and with fries and drinks were very reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rangerlew60
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

They have the best fish tacos in town. They have created a great family atmosphere with activities for children while you wait for a table!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lynda M
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thanks for your kind review Lynda! We pride ourselves on creating a fun atmosphere for everyone. We hope you come join us again.

Reviewed October 11, 2018

Went here for the first time on the recommendation of our son. Not disappointed at all. Food was delicious, service top notch and the atmosphere outstanding. Will be back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marjimcsb
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! See you again in 2019!

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Ate here twice for dinner during our recent stay. Ate as it was getting dark so there were not a lot of kids. Loved the atmosphere. Loved the food. Had blackened flounder sandwich and the seafood burrito which was just stuffed. The drinks are good,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mrsomes
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Fish Tales. I apologize for the smoking on the dock. We have "no smoking" signs posted all around, there should be no one smoking out in front of the tables....More

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

One of our favorites in OC. The kids love playing on the playground while we wait for our food. Great spot to get happy hour specials and watch the sunset. The seafood burrito is sooo good!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Travelswithkids17
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thanks for the review! Look forward to seeing you in 2019!

Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Our time there was good until my 7 year old daughter was serve a raw cheeseburger. I told the waitress and at first she tried to tell me that’s how it’s suppose to look. I then had to physical take the burger and show it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 745garrys
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Garry, Thank you for your honest review. After speaking with your server, she was under the impression that you said the other burger was fine and it was only the one slider that was undercooked. After the new burger was brought out, she thought...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Always a stop on our trips - great strong drinks, good relaxing atmosphere with sunsets and food is always good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 579mirandak
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

I had the best ever sliders, had to eat all three so good ! My husband had the shrimp basket , he really like it. The atmosphere is very relaxing and you can eat under the roof (all open to the outdoors or in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliab502018
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Julia, thank you for your kind words! Please come back to visit us again.

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680laurenr
July 23, 2018|
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Response from Dawn S | Reviewed this property |
Nope, no reservations. Big place, go early and enjoy a drink and the views
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October 19, 2017|
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Response from Butch9101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I know we sat at a regular table. Although they are kind of tall tables.
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August 24, 2017|
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Response from Rebecca C | Reviewed this property |
Although we didn't have the best server, we didn't run into what you are stating. They didn't seem too accommodating with any menu changes. For instance, my pregnant daughter in law wanted grilled chicken in her wrap... More
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