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Shrimp Boat

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9724 Stephen Decatur Hwy, The Road To Assateague, Ocean City, MD 21842-9313
+1 410-213-0448
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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246 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ate here during our weekend at Ocean City. Ordered the daily special Fish Bowl. It was a large piece of fish, not sure what kind, served with fries and cole slaw. We also ordered some hush puppies. Meal was hot and very tasty. This place does not look like much but the food is good and the prices are... More 

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Thank rmorin49
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has the best seafood in ocean city. Portion sizes are huge and soooo fresh. The fried shrimp is to die for and the crab crakes are delish! We have been going to 0C for many, many years, and i have probably eaten at 75% of the restaurants there. This is the best. Skip the frozen food buffets and... More 

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Thank TamS70
Damascus, Maryland
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We visited the Shrimp Boat on Sunday. The creamy crab soup and steamed shrimp were exactly as good as we remembered from last year. Server was friendly and efficient. The bus-girl cleaned several tables with a spray cleaner while we were eating. The smell did NOT enhance the our eating experience - I think it would have been much better... More 

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Thank SilverCrester
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We are a big fan of this place! Eat In or get steamed shrimp to go...the sea food is fresh and plenty full..we were there on lobster night fantastic! The restaurant is not fancy but it is nice place to eat. We always stop here at least twice when we are in town!

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Thank Rrronnie
Newville, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I couldn't wait to eat at the shrimp boat when we got to Ocean City. We had eaten here a few times before and loved how fresh everything is. I had 1 pound of shrimp and he had a soft shell crab sandwich. Our server, Cynthia, was friendly upon greeting us. She did become frustrated with the... More 

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Thank Nicole T
Berlin, Maryland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine and I went to the Shrimp Boat yesterday. The food was great the service was even better. It was only one thing I didn't like about my visit and for this reason I will never return. As we were eating our crabs we noticed who we assumed was the manager going around to every table except... More 

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1 Thank TSmith3658
JoeOC611, Guest Relations Manager at Shrimp Boat, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! We sincerely apologize if this is how you felt. However, we must tell you that this would never, ever be the case. We welcome guests of all colors and nationalities and our customers are very diversified. We are not sure why your table was not addressed, but the person speaking to... More 

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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while camping at Assateague Island. Had a half dozen crabs, burger & fries, and a couple of beers for under $40, can't beat that. Food and service was great!

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Thank Michael F
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Went here, while we were on vacation, and it was everything everyone said it was. Food is fresh and the price is also very reasonable for Ocean City,

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Thank Deawna W
Oakville, Canada
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I decided to trust my fellow tripadvisor reviewers and give this place a try. We were headed back to Ocean City from Assateague and needed a dinner venue that was not fussy as we were tired and wind-blown from a day at the beach. Shrimp Boat fit the bill perfectly. The food was delicious - my husband had the seafood... More 

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Thank debfr0mcanada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Total Rip Off of tourists! Just left there. Was originally quoted $29 for 6 medium crabs. When I was ordering, she said it was $39 for 6 medium crabs. I passed... So then a group comes in and sits at the table next to us. They got all you can eat crabs for $22. When I asked the waitress she... More 

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Thank Richard W
JoeOC611, Guest Relations Manager at Shrimp Boat, responded to this review

We are sorry for the confusion on our pricing. We charge everyone $39 for 12 heavy medium crabs. 2 weeks ago one of our local papers printed an ad for all you can special we run after labor day. These are not the same crabs you were quoted. Our manager decided to honor the ad since they brought it in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9724 Stephen Decatur Hwy, The Road To Assateague, Ocean City, MD 21842-9313
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-0448

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