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Embers Restaurant

24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-3322
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“crab legs” (263 reviews)
“prime rib” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (193 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place! This is my favorite in OC. The crabs are awesome but so is the other food on the buffet.

Thank Marcia R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids love going here to eat. They love the all you can eat snow crab legs and beg us to go here every time we visit OC. It's probably one of the more expensive buffets in OC but I've never left here hungry or...More

Thank Deryck L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I am not usually a fan of buffets, but my mom is! She insists on taking her entire family to a Thanksgiving Buffet because she no longer likes to cook. We have sampled our fair share of Ocean City family buffets on Turkey Day and...More

Thank Auntie_montauk88
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Been coming to OC now for 39 years and have found food prices going through the ceiling. The price of 37.50 (even with the 4.00 off early bird) x 2 and the tip is close to 80.00. Just can't eat that much food. First time...More

Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It was our wedding anniversary and while in OC thought we would go to the Embers for Early Bird special. Have been there a few times before and had buffet. Well we were some of the first ones seated. It was as if the crab...More

Thank mondah54
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We almost skipped Embers this year because it had a lot of poor reviews. We are so happy we changed our minds about that! We went to the supposed #1 rated seafood buffet and weren't all that impressed. We found everything on the buffet at...More

Thank rake60
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Was in mood for a buffet but did not realize they were closed Mon Tue & Wed! Will have to remember to call and check their hours next time! We have eaten here before and usually good food but mostly fried (it's a buffet). The...More

Thank don s
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend if you are looking for all you can eat seafood buffet with crab legs. Only negatives is didn't have clam chowder on the bar as advertised and some of the crab legs were over cooked.

Thank Knewhart74
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It was fine, food was good and service was friendly. I went in knowing it was a buffet and expected buffet quality food.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

When my wife and I visit OCMD, we have dinner at Bonfire. We are down this week with our daughter, son-in-law, and two grandsons. We decided tonight would be seafood night, but Bonfire was closed, so we ended up at Embers. Not again... Although the...More

Thank Douglas C
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Questions & Answers
Mi Mi S
19 August 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Casual - Shirt and Shoes required and we ask that you do not wear a bathing suit into the restaurant.
Mark W
24 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
The adult buffet is current $37.99
Crystal R
22 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Parties of 6 or more will get 15% suggested grat added to the check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:45
16:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-3322
  • E-mail
The first and the largest All You Can Eat Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet in Ocean City with the greatest variety of seafood, including crab legs, clams and oysters, and many other seafood dishes. We also have many chicken, beef, pasta and vegetable offerings that pleases visitors along with the Executive Chef's culinary creations. Family owned and operated for over 60 years, Embers has most definitely become a staple establishment in the town of Ocean City. Please call with any questions or to verify our hours of operation, due to the nature of the business we don't have a set closing time.
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