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Fish Tales Bar & Grill

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2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-7438
11:00 - 02:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere is fun and relaxing, perfect for a family dinner. They have the most delicious clams that I have ever eaten! Playground is great for the kids. We can't go to Ocean City without a stop at Fish Tales!

Thank Skress07
York, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish tales is a great atmosphere to eat. It has a section that is in the sand, there is hammocks to sit in and there is a cool place for kids to play. The food is excellent.

Thank ajohns10
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great place to eat outside. Cool Purple Umbrellas is a nice touch. Food was good. Had a burger and fries. Great drink selection, something for everyone. Updated kids area is real nice.

Thank Petepeters2
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had dinner there July 11th. Sat at the bar since it was only my husband and I. Bar staff was great, greeted us right away and took our drink order. Ordered dinner, food was great. Love it here.

Thank flossieEphrata
Saint Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Great selection of seafood and kids choices. A perfect place to eat dinner with family/kids. Their service is outstanding too. A highly recommended place for families with kids.

Thank MDP_Love_Traveling
St. Thomas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had a couple beers on the dock at Fish Tales while visiting OC. Beers were cold and service friendly. Always enjoy watching boats come and go in the marina. They still have the hammock chairs for adults and giant play area for kids. We could have even brought our dog, but it was super hot that day so I think... More 

Thank CaptPeach
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this review

There is nothing better than watching the boats come and go, unless of course it is the food and service at Fish Tales! We have an atmosphere where our guests can sit back and enjoy themselves, along with the view, tasty food and a selection of beverages to quench your thirst. Come by any time, thanks! More 

Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

8 of us went to Fish Tales to watch a college football game in late September. We arrived early to get a table near a tv and told the hostess we were there to watch the game. We were willing to take a smaller table but they gave us a larger table. We continuously ordered food and drinks while there.... More 

Thank Shelley H
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing this to our attention, Shelley. I assure you that our customers satisfaction is extremely important to us and they should receive nothing less then kind, respectful and prompt customer service. I would like further details about your evening if you could please contact media@ocfishtales.com, thank you. More 

Dover, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We've had anything from a table full of appetizers, burgers and fries, to seafood entrees, and all have been wonderful. Casual, with indoor and outdoor seating, and an open friendliness, just a fun place to visit. Staff were upbeat and service was great.

Thank Clarence S
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for this glowing review, Clarence! We're thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed spending time with us at Fish Tales, and we certainly hope to see you again in the future. Thanks again and have yourself a great day. More 

County Westmeath, Ireland
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

It looks like it's the perfect place for a few drinks and a bite to eat. And I'm sure it is for some, but not for us unfortunately on this occasion. Firstly, if we wanted food (even bar food) we were going to have to wait an hour and a half for a table. The place was busier than we... More 

Thank LaurenDevine95
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, thanks for reaching out and letting us know about your visit with us. It's our goal to provide the best in quality and service, so we're disappointed to hear that you weren't happy with your experience. It is never acceptable for a member of our team to be rude with any of our guests. We would appreciate the... More 

Pittsford, New York
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

So when we asked a local where to go to dinner cuz after a long day we were hungry, and they recommended a place called "Fish Tales", we thought this was some kinda joke locals play on visiting NYers. Wrong. Another one of these on-the-bay-but-you-feel-like-you're-in-the-Caribbean places. Terrific atmosphere. Good food & drink. Great service. Very kid friendly (tho were weren't... More 

Thank Bajaboy08
FishTalesOCMD, Manager at Fish Tales Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for taking in that recommendation. We love making new friends as much as seeing familiar faces. Our team at Fish Tales welcomes you back the next time you are visiting Ocean City - thanks again and have yourself a fantastic day. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
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: 2207 Herring Way, 22nd Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-7438
"...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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?