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Phillips Seafood House

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14101 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4445
+1 410-250-1200
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not the quality seafood we have over the years sought at Phillips. Food overcooked. Eat buffet and to be honest it was just OK!

Thank William H
South Bethany, Delaware
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I enjoyed a date night out while on vacation and decided to go to Phillips. Everything we had was delicious and our server Sarah was fun and very knowledgeable. We even brought home a bowl of lobster bisque and calamari for the kids to enjoy. We will certainly return, maybe next time with the kids.

Thank afjohnson5
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has it all. Lauren provided us with top notch service. Great Prime Rib. I can't eat seafod now, allergies. When I did, this is the place for crab legs. I love that you can order off the menu and orderthe buffet if you need too. Any way this food quality is very good. I love this place.

Thank Ken T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Read many of the reviews if you do not like seafood go somewhere else. Why eat pasta at a seafood house go to a Italian restaurant. We had a great time with a great server (Kim). Food was fantastic and filled you up. Had all the seafood and it was great. WORTH the money you pay. Unless you only eat... More 

Thank Charles W
White Hall, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

hard to believe, but this place has good fried chicken. Phillips does have good crab soup. but that's about it, crab meat is out source out of country, crab meat is pretty bad. They say they can,t get enough local good crab meat. So they bring garbage crab meat from over seas, not buying.

1 Thank Mike F
Middletown, Delaware
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went back for another dinner at Phillips and it was even better. I want to say how refreshing it was to have a staff that went above and beyond to make our experience enjoyable. We were served by Kayla and without question, She has been one of the best servers we have had at any restaurant... More 

Thank MikeSr1414
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend for take out. Great crabs and claws. Excellent service. Tried crab dipped in apple cider vinegar and it was awesome!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Come back to the USA your foreign crab legs from who knows where. What happened to an OC landmark. Sad sad cheap seafood will never compete with our Chesapeake Bay seafood

Thank Sandra H
Cumberland, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 4 adults & 2 children that went for the buffet. We arrived at 6pm and were seated immediately. We had 1 non-seafood eater and she was happy with choices available & said the fried chicken was good. The kids liked the kids buffet except the mac & cheese was not good. Also disappointed in the... More 

Thank Allegany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to not have the buffet but to order off the menu. I have never had more disgusting seafood. I ordered soft shell crabs with lemon sauce. The lemon sauce was like sweet lemon frosting that was off a cake and was a pity for that poor crab. The potato wedges that were included with the meal were black.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14101 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-250-1200
The Phillips family opened their first seafood restaurant in Ocean City, MD in 1956. Phillips Seafood House is located "up the beach" on 141st Street, and features an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet with over 75 items, a traditional a la carte menu, and a carry-out counter for dining on the go.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?