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“Perfectly cooked and flavored”
Review of On the Bay Seafood

On the Bay Seafood
Ranked #45 of 441 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, 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 23, 2010

Stopped for lunch to kick off our first day at the beach and found that the largest crabs were sold out, so we settled for the medium, and they were as advertised. I did think they were perfectly cooked and seasoned, so they were very tasty, if not a little smaller and harder to get all the meat due to the smaller size. Youngest son had the chicken tenders..large portion, they were pretty good as well, but the fries that were part of the meal were fantastic.

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Thank SWTwo15
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Reviewed August 23, 2010

Was our first time having crabs - really good!! Waitress showed us how to deassemble a crab- from then on, we just kept going. Really juicy meat and even though I got the small/medium half bushel - I thought it was satisfying. Your hands do get messy but that's part of the whole experience - sit down by the sand by a picnic table, get your hands dirty with some crab!!! Wash up after - We went there twice. Shrimp and crabcake was good also! Must Try!

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Reviewed August 21, 2010

We went here for a late lunch on a Saturday before going home. One of the reasons for coming here was the reviews read here as of late. Based strictly on the crab cakes I would say go somewhere else. They were 4 ounces, reasonably priced, but they lacked any real zest. I would say they were bland. Also had the white crab soup, this too lacked any pizazz in the taste department. Based on this I will have to say skip it.

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Thank Tom P
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Reviewed August 15, 2010

We passed this in the rough place driving down Coastal Highway and had to check it out, we weren't disappointed...in fact, we went there 3 times during our week in OC. It is a great place for the kids, the entire floor is sand, with a large box of sand toys for the kids to share, kept them busy for the very short wait while our order was being prepared. Very friendly, helpful waitstaff. Excellent crab cakes and atmosphere. We'll definitely be back next summer.

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Reviewed August 10, 2010

This restaurant was kind of a nice surprise for us. Located right on the Coastal Highway, it consists of about a dozen picnic tables and a small service area where you order your food. After ordering your food you are assigned to a numbered picnic table and a waiter/waitress brings the food out a few minutes later. The menu is limited to mostly crab and shrimp, and everything we tried was excellent. Even the sides (cole slaw, corn on the cob) were quite good. The outside setting was nice, but could be a problem if the weather is cool, rainy, or windy. On our evening it was warm and sunny so it was nice, and traffic on the road nearby wasn't really an issue. Not the usual sit-down dinner, and also not a buffet "deal", just top quality crab and shrimp in a nice informal atmosphere at a quite reasonable price.

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Thank John F
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