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The Shark on the Harbor

12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
+1 410-213-0924
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closed Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was recommended by a friend and didn’t disappoint!Great atmosphere, good food . Will go back on my next visit to ocean city .

Thank Char H
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is good fresh organic and fresh made meals excellent service .. fresh seafood great atmosphere.. wish we lived closer to go there more...

Thank craigwP3296YY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always enjoy stopping by to regroup with our wonderful co-workers as well as great friends. It’s always a good time with a relaxing view of the waters. Usually the guys have their burger and today it was featured with a bacon jam recently and...More

Thank Rana S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, great food ,had a Natty Boh dipped in old Bay on the rim,great View, not overpriced.will go back.

Thank Rupper69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were quickly greeted and seated at a table by the back window which overlooked the water. View was wonderful, top of our table was sticky, service was good but food was not. We ordered crab cake sandwiches and they certainly looked appetizing when they...More

Thank LM50
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed coming here and tasting a variety of small plates. Really liked the berry and beet salad with added crab cake - fresh and meaty. The avocado with poke was good, Peruvian tuna and corn pone skillet.

Thank Chuforden
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I know saying the best in our lives is hyperbolic. But in this case, it was absolutely true! Super flavorful. Not full of flour. Not too much cream. Just right. The restaurant is lovely. Our waitress was super helpful. Decent wine list. And we enjoyed...More

1  Thank nacreouseye
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

If you are a foodie and love fresh food this is your place. Delicious and gourmet menu that's always changing! Great cocktails and craft beer.

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

First visit to a great restaurant in the harbor. This is not a typical seafood restaurant. The food was creative in taste and presentation and made the seasonal ingredients shine. I had the mixed green salad. The portions were extremely generous and could easily be...More

1  Thank Judy l
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I eat here when I want a good meal, great cocktails and fun atmosphere. You need a reservation during busy months. The food is made with quality ingredients and unique options. The bar and tables are close together so it has an upscale bar feel....More

Thank delmarvamom
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26 July 2017|
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Response from carandale | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but suggest you call them.
James B
30 April 2017|
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Response from TSOTH32 | Property representative |
We write our menu twice daily based on what's fresh and available. The majority of our ingredients are sourced locally so we never know what we're going to have on hand. The beauty of that is we always have a seasonally... More
Josette A
17 February 2017|
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Response from thepetalpusher | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of boats in the arra, but yes, you can see the sunset!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-0924
  • E-mail
real food * from scratch We believe that great food and healthful ingredients are not mutually exclusive of each other. We buy organic produce from local farmers and seafood from the commercial fishing harbor right outside our restaurant. We feature all natural products - steering clear of preservatives and antibiotics. Whole grains and whole foods are used in the preparation of our menu - which our chefs write twice daily, based on what's fresh, available and delicious. Fresh. Local. Organic. Taste the difference.
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