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Review of On the Bay Seafood

On the Bay Seafood
Ranked #44 of 440 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: From Rob and Rose: We would like to take this opportunity to THANK all of our great guests who have written such wonderful reviews about us and our little place. We work hard, alongside our wonderful family of staff, to ensure that everyone has a great experience while visiting us. We truly hope you enjoy your experience! From all of us to you, we believe our Guests are truly the BEST! You are 5 star!
Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We have lived in the OC area for 17 years. Never tried this place. ..always wanted to go but never had the time. Didn't know how it works...no. one there wanted to tell us either.Plenty of help there..for lunch. ..but nobody was going out to greet us. Crabs were average...atmosphere...bleh! They didn't have the crab feast special. We recommend the Shrimp Boat on 611 at least the food is decent and they want your business. Owner is always out there to see how everything is going. Whomever the lady is on the laptop@ the beginning of the restaurant. .start greeting your people coming i n to pay your paycheck!

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Reviewed August 12, 2014

We order take-out from On the Bay several times during our stay in OCMD every summer. It is always so crowded :) The owners, Rosemary and Rob, are always there, and always smiling. The crab cakes are awesome. The crab is the star, no overwhelming spices, etc. They are quick fried, and delicious! We have been going every year since they opened, and it is always great!

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Reviewed August 11, 2014

Many restaurants sell Maryland crabs but they couldn't do them any better than On the Bay. We waited 45 minutes for an outdoor table and then had to figure out how many crabs to order. We got a dozen med-large which was about 2-3 too many for two people. Accompanied by beer, cole slaw and corn - it was a great meal. We checked out an internet video on how to eat the crabs while we waited and it was definitely worthwhile. Eating the crabs is a workout and a lot of fun. Enjoy On the Bay.

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Thank RickyD23
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Reviewed August 11, 2014

We went here for dinner while in Ocean City. The wait is long but well worth the wait! The food is incredible, the best crab cakes I have ever had and 2 crab cakes with 2 sides for under $20 is unbelievable. Other people in our party had soft crab sandwich, fried flounder and steamed shrimp. Everyone raved about everything they ate and we all decided it would be a regular place we would visit while in Ocean City. Definitely the best seafood in town!

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Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Our family came here based on TA reviews while on vacation in OC. We arrived before 5 which was good since the wait line increased a lot after then. The system is a bit strange, you get a table then order what you want and pay for it inside, but the staff was friendly and helpful. The crabs were amazing! Recommended! We will go again next time.

Thank SteveL251
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