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Jonah & The Whale Seafood

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26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-524-2722
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you like seafood this place was decent. However the hostess was extremely rude. What a shame for people looking for good customer service.

Thank Lisa W
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Right on the boardwalk you can eat seafood to your heart's desire! You can get the unlimited buffet or a specific entree. Either way you can't lose. Definitely stop here!!

Thank John Liz J
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Went there and the buffet was BAD, crab legs are supposed to be a orange color there were brown and nasty, spare ribs were terrible and everything else we all had was bad. The only things that were fine was the cantaloupe & watermelon ( that they couldn't mess up). I wasted $200 there got crap food! And for what... More 

Thank Peggy L
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We ate here Wed. Sept 15th. The food at the buffet was for the most part dried and tastelessly. The ladies got the sit down meals and they said they were pretty good. My friend and I got the buffet. I had the oysters on the half shell, they were Good. The mac & cheese and steamed clams were only... More 

Thank lieddie
Terra Alta, West Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I ate one time here and it was goo but they didn't serve the Blue crabs here! They had a good deal of seafood but it was on the high side!

Thank Viper101Airborne
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here and we both enjoyed the oysters and crab legs, everything else was sort of gross. The staff was very friendly and helpful, but the whole restaurant itself could use a good cleaning. For 85 dollars, we expected more.

Thank Nekoboy
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

For starters, there is very limited parking next to the restaurant but there is parking across the street. When you go it the salad bar portion of the buffet it right next to where everyone walks in. That was a turn off right there.The lighting is very dim and the buffet is fairly small. Everything seems kind of cramped. My... More 

Thank bradzor
East Coast
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166 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Love hitting this bar in mid-day for a cold one. Interesting peeps, and no problem walking up in bikinis and trunks. Bartenders friendly too.

Thank SilverandBlackAttack
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Excellent Seafood buffet which includes crab legs. Also includes soup, salad, potato and desert bars. The staff is awesome as well! We went there to celebrate my birthday and they all surprised me by singing "Happy Birthday" to me!

Thank gminor821
Green Brook, New Jersey
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We did not want to wait outside for 45 minutes, so we walked to this restaurant. We opted for single entrees. They came with one pass of the salad, soup, and dessert buffets. The buffets were ok, just nothing special or out of the ordinary. Too much like regular home fare. The scallops and bacon and jumbo fried shrimp that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-2722

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?