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Clancy's by the Sea

1244 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3241
+1 609-398-3344
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1244 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3241
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clancy's by the sea has by far the best early bird special by far. Sitting by the ocean with those views, the salt air, the warmth of the sun and a great breakfast. Staff is always friendly and eager to make recommendations. Good, first thing...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Great location, right on the boardwalk. Ordered Clancy's chowder which was a corn chowder and a heavy gluten consistency. Fish tacos were overdone. Breaded fluke was really hard on both ends and not eatable. Water in a plastic container had a leak and seeped all...More

Thank Jerry Z
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Excellent House Chowder, average fish tacos, average crab wrap. Pricing was very reasonable. Service was a bit slow for our table but excellent for the two tables next to us. There were different servers for each table. We would still recommend you try this place.

Thank ToyMan675
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This place has a really nice atmosphere inside and out. Sinatra tunes were playing in the background. Have eaten there twice and had good meals each time. The service was quick and very friendly.

Thank adamsds00
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Stopped in on a late afternoon for lunch. I had the turkey reuben. It was very good. The apple slaw was a nice change and offset the saltiness of the cheese. My BF had a wrap and really enjoyed it. He is a fairly picky...More

Thank Anne Marie R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Total miss clancys. My mom & I spend a week in ocnj each September. Part of our vaca is eating out and we have always enjoyed your spot on the boardwalk. Tonight we went for dinner and it was dreadful. Mom ordered a crab cake...More

Thank Trixiegolden
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent Clancy rueben made with turkey. The apple slaw gave it a delicious taste and kept it juicy. Baked macaroni was good but could have used more cheddar cheese. Huge portion for lunch.

Thank lorkay
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We sat outdoors on the Boardwalk. It's comfortable and kind of cozy. (Inside, by contrast, which I saw when going to the restroom, was loud, boisterous, hectic, and much less refined(?) than outside.) The service was very good, the food was very good. Unless you...More

Thank VacationeerUSA
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

While we usually visit their other location in Somers Point, we decided to eat here recently. This location is right on the OC boardwalk and has outdoor and indoor seating. We sat outside and experienced excellent service and food. I would not hesitate to have...More

Thank AP10
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Heard so many good things but I must say not impressed. Gentlemen not sure owner was not very pleasant the food was small portions and the menu lacked variety. I might return to see if I can get better service but won't go out of...More

Thank lh14616
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5 June 2017|
Response from T7747AVsarag | Reviewed this property |
The times that I have gone there, you can walk in without a reservation, but I'm pretty sure that they would like reservations
15 April 2016|
Response from Iupkimmy |
Dogs are not permitted on the Ocean City Boardwalk, so I doubt they would be ok with you bringing him.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1244 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3241
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-398-3344
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