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Embers Restaurant

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24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-3322
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been coming to OC, Md for over 40 years...we have tried all the buffets in town. The Embers is very good with food quality, selection, service,and price....but there is one in town that is the BEST..that is Clarion Hotel Prime Rib/Seafood Buffet up coastal hwy. Everything on the buffet there is SUPERB for $31.95. Dont fool around with... More 

Thank Gary L
Endicott, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to OCMD for thanksgiving for something different. We came to embers for their thanksgiving buffet. It was wonderful. All "real" food. Not instant. Real mashed potatoes , real gravy. All homemade food. You could just taste it. A wonderful array of sides. And the desserts were fantastic too.. All the "normal tradition " desserts plus more! Fantastic

Thank Mom2JTD3
Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our 2nd time eating here. The buffet had a great variety and the food was fresh. The actual dining room has been updated and renovated since our last time here. It's now open and lighter with a better color scheme. The staff was amazing to watch as everyone helped each other. When we spoke to the manager on... More 

1 Thank Dana A
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The buffet is great. So much variety of meats, seafood, and an abundance of desserts. You get a lot for your money and they keep the food refilled often so your not waiting for anything when it gets low. It has a lot of seating and you dont have to wait long for a table. The food tastes great. We... More 

Thank Winchester82
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Embers seafood buffet was great. The fried oysters were hot so were the crab legs. Cold/steamed/fried shrimp. Several kinds of fish. Other meats were plentiful also. Fiid was not over seasoned. Really enjoyed it. I think it was $30 a person.

Thank GiGimobile
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff, quick service. Fantastic foods and diverse options. Beautiful views and nice tables. Pricey but so worth it!

Thank SharonH22815
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Not worth the money, went this past Saturday, and the food was subpar, the Prime Rib wasn't very good at all, the Crab Legs were not warm at all, the shells where to mushy to crack. Maybe it was because it was mid-October why the food was sub par, but it pretty much turned me off for any all you... More 

Thank Mike C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting OC for about 6 years, every summer. We have always eaten at another one of the big buffets, but had two bad experiences there recently. So we tried out Embers. New favorite! Clean, some nice views, above average buffet for OC.

Thank brlmom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for many years and the place has slowly started to go downhill. We were there last Tuesday. The place was not crowded, but the service was the worst we've ever had. The food was poor quality. Crab legs were mushy, chicken parmigiano was very dry, ravioli were like rubner, the prime rib was sliced so thin it... More 

Thank Carol B
Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We have had many buffets but Embers is by far the best. The service, the food, the cleanliness, the price with discount tickets is by far excellent. Their quality of food prep and display and taste is excellent. We make sure every time we are in OC MD we go there. The crab legs and little necks are sooo very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $34
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-3322
The first and the largest All You Can Eat Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet in Ocean City with the greatest variety of seafood, including crab legs, clams and oysters, and many other seafood dishes. We also have many chicken, beef, pasta and vegetable offerings that pleases visitors along with the Executive Chef's culinary creations. Family owned and operated for over 60 years, Embers has most definitely become a staple establishment in the town of Ocean City. Please call with any questions or to verify our hours of operation, due to the nature of the business we don't have a set closing time.

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