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The Shark on the Harbor

12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
+1 410-213-0924
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here for dinner in August with a group of girls and we all had a great time. The food was unexpectedly amazing! It was probably one of the best steaks I've ever had. The drinks were fun and tasted good, they had menu...More

Thank Anja K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here because they said they had vegan options and they sure did! They even offered an appetizer and made a portion vegan! The server was knowledgeable and helpful. I had the vegan option, cauliflower steaks and my husband had a Gardein Chicken dish...More

Thank toniska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat at The Shark every time we come to OC. We like everything about it. The scenery is great, the atmosphere very welcoming, the staff professional, and the food excellent. Flavorful recipes, often made with locally sourced ingredients. I don't usually get dessert, but...More

Thank ivsail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Disgusting..... Will never eat there again ..avocado toast was cold very fishy tasting with a raw egg on top! Burger was burnt ... Very disappointing

Thank BethBarb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Ocean City for a few days with friends, we were looking for a nice place to eat dinner. The Shark is a small restaurant on a little harbor, just outside of OC. The place is rustic, with a large bar in the middle of...More

Thank lbg073
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to try the place and we were not disappointed . The view over the commercial canal and out to the inlet is great. Very nice atmosphere inside as well . The service was friendly and very helpful . The food was fresh and...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My family dined at The Shark for dinner on our first night in Ocean City during a recent vacation. The table we were seated at had a nice view of the waterway and we had an opportunity to see the Labrador returning with their catch....More

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

6 of us went out for dinner. We were sat immediately and promptly greeted by our server. She expressed great knowledge of the menu and she was quick to answer any question that we had and make recommendations. In total we had 8 appetizers, 4...More

Thank bb0630
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time and we were very pleased. The establishment was quaint and staff was very friendly. Food was definitely fresh and my family thought the lemonade was fantastic. Tasted homemade. My husband was bummed they didn't have shark bites since the...More

Thank teamsantos
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The menu changes daily. It is all made from scratch. The food can be traced to the local farm or fishing boat, and it is stated on the menu. There are many gluten free options. The prices are very reasonable. There is a nice selection...More

1  Thank Jeff H
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James B
why is the dinner menu missing from this listing? We are coming down in June and planning dinners and would like to see what you offer.
30 April 2017|
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Response from TSOTH32 | Property representative |
We write our menu twice daily based on what's fresh and available. The majority of our ingredients are sourced locally so we never know what we're going to have on hand. The beauty of that is we always have a seasonally... More
Josette A
Can you see the sunset from this restaurant?
17 February 2017|
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Response from thepetalpusher | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of boats in the arra, but yes, you can see the sunset!
What time is happy hour?
11 October 2016|
Response from Tracy M | Reviewed this property |
I would guess 4:30 since that is the transition time between Lunch and Dinner. The website has a happy hour menu, but does not specify a time as you probably already found out :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12924 Sunset Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-9270
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-213-0924
  • E-mail