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The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
11601 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2413
+1 410-723-2120
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“pretzels” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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11601 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2413
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up vacationing at the Green Turtle! They have come a long way with their food! We had the crab pretzels and lots of other appetizers and they were all great! The bartender was very attentive and we had a great time listening to...More

Thank irishfaith
DAWN H, Public Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi irishfaith! Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We are one big family here and love to hear from people who have grown up with us. HOPE to see you again soon :) - Dawn

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The food was okay, but nothing special. My husband did really enjoy his burger, but our drinks were served in plastic cups and the crab melt was different. Not bad. Just not sure if I would get it again. If you like grilled cheese and...More

Thank leahkc17
DAWN H, Guest Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hi Leah! I am glad to read that your husband enjoyed his burger - in my opinion they are the best in town. I am sorry that you did not enjoy the crab melt. It is a customer favorite but as you said it is...More

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I'm usually a huge fan of the Green Turtle and couldn't wait to visit the original one. I was so disappointed. They were vey shirt staffed on a busy Saturday night. Waited wasn't rude, but you could tell she didn't want to be there. She...More

Thank pjbr5
DAWN H, Public Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Hi - We would like to hear more about your experience. Please call us at 410-723-2120 and ask for Shawn when you can. Thank you - Dawn

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Our time at the Greene Turtle is always a pleasure as a group. We call ahead, waitresses and bar staff always take great care of our group. We have been to The Original Greene Turtle many times as a group of 30 and up to...More

Thank Joe B
DAWN H, Public Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

We are so grateful for our Hogs and Heroes MD-8 friends and look forward to working together more in the future!!!

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Our group walked across the street from The Carousel Hotel to have drinks and dance. they had a DJ both Friday and Saturday night which was great for us so that we didn't have to drive anywhere. We had a great time Friday night. Most...More

Thank savvy2729
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I like the bar itself and they have Natty Bo cheap during certain times such as happy hour. I keep hoping the food would improve, but it is just average. I have one go to item on the menu: its some form of pig knuckles...More

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We ate here the other night and it was just ok. This is the original Green Turtle and, for the longest time, it remained different from the others in the chain. It was really special back in the day but now, not so.

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 22 December 2017

You'll love it here at the Turtle, great food, excellent service, game room with all kinds of cool games for all ages. Also, lots of cool events all year round. Don't forget to check out the Apparel Store too, classic Turtle clothing!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Good food and drinks. Fair prices. Friendly staff. Convenient location. Perfect for bus riders. Lots of clutter; some very interesting things to look at. Local crowd in the off season.

Thank denmiller2003
DAWN H, Public Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Hi denmiller!! Thanks for the nice compliments regarding our food, drinks and especially our staff. We hope to see you again soon - Dawn

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Good selection of meals on the menu. Had the shrimp salad wrap which was very good. Sports bar with many TVs. Seems like a lot of locals.

Thank CWOKen
DAWN H, Public Relations Manager at The Original Greene Turtle Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi CWOKen! Thank you for noticing we are a local's favorite. Hope to become your favorite sports bar & restaurant too!

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20 May 2017|
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Response from loveslewes | Reviewed this property |
Not the OC location but the Lewes, Delaware location is about 30 mins north and they have a beautiful outdoor dining area. Lewes is very dog friendly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11601 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842-2413
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-723-2120
  • E-mail
The Original Turtle, est. in 1976, is an Ocean City Tradition! Enjoy 50+ HD Flat Screen TVs for all your favorite sports! Upstairs is our Game Room w/ bar & additional seating! There’s Great DJs w/ dance floor! We have Sept-May food specials, MD Lottery, Keno & Nightly Drink Specials year-round! Monday - Friday find our Lunch specials & the best Happy Hour! Visit our Apparel Shops with something for everyone - located just down from the bar; plus a store on 6th St. & the Boards is open seasonally. Carry Out * Catering * Party Trays * Parties here Turtle on the Run Carry Out shop is open during the summer, next door. So whether out with the family, adults looking for a fun place or sports fans ready for the game, you’ll find it here!
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