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Fish Tales Bar & Grill

2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-7438
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy going to Fish Tales because everyone is having a good time - the customers and the staff. The food is good. The staff pays attention. I'd say that it would be an upgrade if they enlarged the bar - sometimes the wait...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Drinks and atmosphere are great-I wish the food was better. So so at best. Playground and location are the draw.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a terrific location on the bay. The fun atmosphere includes sand, outdoor dining and great drinks. It was especially nice to sit outside in 75° weather toward the end of October. It is closing for the season but I suggest you try...More

Thank Traveling_Massager
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to stop in late evening to get a relaxing drink and maybe some snacks before calling it a night. We found ourselves having a few cold ones and relaxing by the marina and dock where the fishing boats are. Looking forward to going...More

Thank erm295
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Good food, drinks not a long wait... service was very quick n friendly. Tables are picnic style. Lots to choose from.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This place is close by to the hotel we normally stay at in OC. It's convenient and most of us in our group LOVE it. You know who wouldn't love it? Someone who doesn't like seafood (i.e., like my husband). If you don't eat seafood,...More

Thank catgrrl
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I've been going to Fish Tales since it was just a screened in porch and outside of it they weighed the daily catch. The same relaxed and laid back attitude it had then, it still has now! The best part of now is that it...More

Thank Auntie_montauk88
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Nice relaxing outdoor atmosphere. Food was reasonably priced for seafood. Was seated quickly and food came fast. Waitress was very attentive. Will definitely go back and try again.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

On the Bayside marina.something 4 everyone. Sand withswings+toys 4 kids. Boats 2 rent. Variety of food 4 seafood lovers,kids, great brunch items as well as steaks. All around great,inviting,fun atmosphere.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The things that make this place great is also it's only downfall. GREAT place, GREAT people, GREAT views and GREAT food. Only downside is it tends to get VERY crowded and can have long waits.

Thank Denise F
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20 October 2017|
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Response from Butch9101 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I know we sat at a regular table. Although they are kind of tall tables.
24 August 2017|
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Response from Rebecca C | Reviewed this property |
Although we didn't have the best server, we didn't run into what you are stating. They didn't seem too accommodating with any menu changes. For instance, my pregnant daughter in law wanted grilled chicken in her wrap... More
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5 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-7438
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"...little slice of Paradise here in Ocean City, Maryland! Overlooking the Bay at 21st street, Fish Tales, located in Bahia Marina, used to be just a locals hideout. Throughout the years the "word" has spread about this treasure-on-the-bay! Still keeping its quaint, relaxed feel, Fish Tales has grown immensely since its doors opened in 1983. Whether you come by boat, car or bike, we have parking for all means of transportation. In addition to our original "Old Bar," we have added the "Boat Bar" and an outdoor beach area to meet your dining and cocktail needs. If you choose to sit on the beach, you can enjoy an umbrella-shaded table during the day or tiki torches by night. To satisfy your taste buds, we offer a wide selection of lite fare, full entrees and kids' meals, in addition to our eclectic daily specials. Swing by the bar and grab your favorite beverage, whether frozen, mixed or out of the tap; we have it all! We even offer some of our own personal favorites, such as Orange Crushes. These are complemented by our Happy Hour specials. So sit back and enjoy your libation in our two sets of Sky Chair lounges!"
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