Ocean City Eats: Discover Local Favorites

Ocean City may be known for its sun, sand, and surf, but with the hundreds of restaurants across countless cuisines, it’s a foodie paradise. From hearty breakfast joints to mouthwatering seafood restaurants, Ocean City’s food scene promises a feast of epic proportions.

Join us as we highlight just a few of the amazing restaurants that call Ocean City, Maryland their home!

Breakfast

Happy Jack Pancakes

The “Ocean City House of Pancakes”, Happy Jack on 26th Street, has specialized in pancakes for over 50 years. The family-run breakfast place has a variety of pancakes from traditional pancakes to specialty ones like their Elvis Pancakes inspired by the king himself – a peanut butter chip pancake topped with bananas and whipped cream.

Bayside Skillet

An Ocean City landmark, The Bayside Skillet on 77th Street, has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike for many years. While their menu features breakfast favorites like omlettes and pan-fried potatoes, what they are famous for is their delicious crepes. Whether you want a sweet crepe with fresh strawberries or chocolate or you want something savory like their Seafood Crepe featuring jumbo lump crab, they’ve got you covered with their large variety of crepes. 

Barn 34

While a newer addition to the breakfast scene in Ocean City, Barn 34 has quickly become a local staple. Their variety of breakfast classics like omelettes, pancakes and more as well as their specialty dishes like the Captain Crunch French Toast, Hangover, and Crab Imperial Omelette have had customers coming back for more for over 10 years. 

Seafood

Harbor Watch

Talk about dinner with a view! Harbor Watch, located on the Inlet, has panoramic views of the beautiful inlet and Assateague beach, but that’s not all. Their restaurant features an award-winning raw bar with local oysters and delicious fresh seafood dishes like Mr. Harrison’s Rockfish, Atlantic Salmon, and Ahi Tuna –just to name a few, and of course, you can’t forget the unlimited sides that come with all entrees. Feast to your heart’s content at Harbor Watch!

Marlin Moon

Located on the second floor of DoubleTree on 33rd Street, Marlin Moon combines the seafood that has made Ocean City famous with their own unique twists. Their Tuna Nachos are a deliciously unique twist on a staple fish found in most seafood restaurants, fusing an Eastern Shore favorite with Asian flavors. Another star of their menu is their Freddy’s Seafood Pasta which features jumbo shrimp, lump crab meat, and sea scallops with delicious vegetables and pasta tossed in a garlic sauce.

Coral Reef

Kick back and relax at Coral Reef. This restaurant provides a casual dining experience without sacrificing flavor. No matter what you order you can’t go wrong, but our favorites are the Sticky Ribs which are house smoked, fried crispy and tossed in their signature sticky sauce and their Shrimp or Fish Tacos – these tacos pack a punch with their southwest seasoning, island slaw pico, avocado, and lime crema. 

32 Palm

Ocean City’s best kept secret, 32 Palm, located in Hilton on 32nd Street, boasts a menu full of Eastern shore classics like Crab Cakes, Grilled Atlantic Salmon, and The Barn & The Bay and comfort foods like burgers and steaks while also having unique daily specials created by their chef. They’ve also got a great bar, stocked with your favorite craft beers, wines, and liquor.

Captain’s Table

Located in Courtyard Marriott on 15th Street, Captain’s Table has been a fixture in Ocean City for over 50 years. The menu is full of only the freshest seafood and features decadent North Atlantic lobsters, exotic South African lobster and only the best hand-cut steak like filet mignon and New York Strip and even a mouthwatering full bone 48 oz Tomahawk. On top of that they have one of the best crab cakes in Ocean City. 

Mexican

Papi’s Tacos

Papi’s Tacos, located on 15th Street, is the ultimate destination for authentic Mexican cuisine. From street-style tacos to cheesy quesadillas, every dish is bursting with bold flavors and made with fresh and homemade ingredients. Wash it all down with a refreshing margarita or a cold cerveza for the perfect south-of-the-border experience.

Mother’s Cantina

For the tex-mex lovers, Mother’s Cantina, located on 28th Street, has been serving up delicious enchiladas, chimichangas, and more as well as authentic Mexican dishes and delicious margaritas for over 15 years cementing themselves as a local favorite. A stand-out on their menu is their Maryland Crab Quesadilla which combines local OC flavors with the classic Mexican dish.

Italian

Davincis By the Sea

Davinci’s By The Sea, located on 15th Street, is Ocean City’s oldest family owned Italian restaurant and has been serving the community for over 30 years. Their menu features classic Italian dishes from wood-fired pizzas to homemade pasta dishes. Whether you’re craving a hearty lasagna or a delicious chicken parm, DaVinci’s promises a taste of Italy right here in Ocean City.

Touch of Italy

An authentic Italian deli, market, and restaurant nestled in the 67th Street Holiday Inn is the home of award-winning pizza. Not only is the pizza famous though, but also the chicken parm has become a local favorite. Pounded and cooked to perfection, the portion is huge and one of the stars of their menu.

Whether you’re indulging in fresh seafood, savoring savory Mexican fare, or just enjoying comforting Italian classics, the food scene in Ocean City has something for every craving. 

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Ocean City

It’s almost St. Paddy’s Day Weekend! This weekend marks the unofficial start of the season with lots of restaurants and hotels reopening for the big weekend. 

If you’re looking for somewhere to get your green on and throw back a pint, then look no further than Ocean City! From parades to live music, the town has everything you need to have an amazing weekend.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 16th 12pm

The big event of the weekend, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a beloved tradition in Ocean City that’s been around for nearly 45 years. The parade route starts on 57th Street and ends at the judging table on 45th Street. This parade is a highlight of the weekend featuring colorful and fun floats from countless local businesses and organizations, marching bands, and of course, lots and lots of green!

But the fun doesn’t stop with the parade. At the end of the parade on 45th Street is the Irish Festival, complete with live music from the Pat O’Brennan Trio, performances by Irish dancers, and plenty of green parade souvenirs, and of course, we can’t forget a variety of beers.

With free admission, it’s the perfect way to kick off your St. Paddy’s festivities.

Seacret’s Irie-ish Music Festival

March 16th 12pm

For music lovers, Seacret’s Irie-ish Music Fest promises a day and night filled with amazing live entertainment. Starting at 12pm and featuring seven bands and four DJs, including a special appearance by the Ocean City Pipes & Drums, this festival is a celebration of local talent as well as Irish culture. With so many acts, there’s something for everyone. 

Check out their page to see the festival line-up!

St. Patrick’s Day 5K

March 16th 9am

Lace up your running shoes and join the St. Patrick’s Day 5K. This race runs along the scenic Ocean City Boardwalk. Starting behind Shenanigan’s Irish Pub on 4th Street, participants will run south toward the Inlet before heading north to 16th street and finally ending at 4th Street again. 

If you want to get active before your night of partying, then sign up for the run here.

Of course, these events aren’t the only thing going on around town. Plenty of businesses will have live music and special menus to celebrate Irish culture.

Live Music Around Town

No St. Patrick’s Day weekend would be complete without plenty of live music, and Ocean City delivers that and more! Here’s a few of the many restaurants and bars with special live music and performances throughout the weekend:

Bourbon Street on the Beach

Friday 15th

  • Dave Sherman – 4pm
  • Lennon & Leftovers – 7pm

Saturday 16th

  • Chris Button – 3pm
  • Jimmy Charles Band – 8pm

Sunday 17th

  • Chris Button – 4pm

Coin’s Pub

Friday 15th

  • No More Whiskey – 8pm

Saturday 16th

  • First Class Trio – 2pm

Crawl Street Tavern

Friday 15th

  • Bill Dickson & MTT – 8pm

Saturday 16th

  • Black Dog Alley – 8pm

Sunday 17th

  • Schizophrenic Boogiemen – 3pm

Fager’s Island

Friday 15th

  • 19th Street Band – 5:30pm
  • Tranzfusion – 9:30pm

Saturday 16th

  • Band With Names – 3pm
  • Radio Hero – 9:30pm

Harpoon Hanna’s

Friday 15th

  • Dave Hawkin -s 5pm
  • Dust N’ Bones – 8pm

Saturday 16th

  • On the Edge – 1pm
  • Dave Sherman – 5pm

Sunday 17th

  • On the Edge – 1pm
  • Shortcut Sunny – 5pm

Papi’s Tacos

Friday 15th

  • Rogue Citizens Duo – 7pm

Saturday 16th

  • On the Edge – 7pm

Sunday 17th

  • One Night Stand – 4pm

Purple Moose

Friday 15th

  • Sugar Jack – 10pm

Saturday 16th

  • Sugar Jack – 10pm

Sunday 17th

  • Rogue Citizens – 2pm

Shenanigan’s

Friday 15th

  • Off the Boat – 5:30pm

Saturday 16th – starting at 11am

  • Tig Tigner & Off the Boat
  • Bagpipe Appearances

Sunday 17th

  • Tig Tigner & Off the Boat
  • Bagpipe Appearances

With this weekend being centered around bar crawls and drinking, please drink responsibly. We recommend making plans to stay in Ocean City, so you are close to all the action and can enjoy the weekend to its fullest without having to drive.

Check out our partner hotels and book your St. Paddy’s Weekend stay today!

Celebrate Easter with Us!

As Easter approaches, OCMD Restaurants is gearing up to celebrate in style with a variety of delicious dining options from platters to buffets, and our restaurants are pulling out all the stops with enticing menus tailored to satisfy every taste. Let’s take a tour of our restaurants’ Easter offerings!

Captain’s Table Easter Buffet

At Captain’s Table, their Easter Buffet is a feast fit for a king. For just $49 for adults, $19 for children 6-12, and free for 5 and under, indulge in their Easter Buffet, featuring a variety of cold and hot appetizers, delicious entrees, and irresistible desserts. From Blue Crab Deviled Eggs to Garlic & Rosemary Grilled Lamb Tips, and of course the classics like Honey Roasted Ham, an Easter spent at Captain’s Table is sure to be a delicious one.

To make reservations, call (410) 289-7192 or visit captainstableoc.com!

Marlin Moon’s Easter Buffet

Marlin Moon invites you to savor Easter with the classics as well as the seafood Ocean City is known for. Dive into a seafood feast featuring Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, and Seafood Newberg, or indulge in selections from hot and cold stations like Maryland Crab Soup or Strawberries & Cream French Toast. After eating your fill, you can treat yourself to something from the Dessert Station like Hot Peach Cobbler and Mini Cheesecakes. With a selection like this, Marlin Moon promises an Easter brunch to remember.

Their buffet menu is available from 11am-4pm and is priced at $49 for adults, $19 for children 6-12, and free for 5 and under. To make reservations, call (410) 289-1201 or visit marlinmoonocmd.com

32 Palm’s Easter Buffet

If you’re looking for the perfect Easter brunch option, look no further than 32 Palm! Their Easter buffet offers build-your-own Omelette and French Toast stations – from savory meats to sweet toppings, the possibilities are endless. 

Or you can just indulge in classics like Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Herb Honey Ham or Turkey Breast, and don’t forget to save room for the tantalizing dessert offerings like Peanut Butter Mousse, Apple Brown Betty, and more!

Treat yourself to this buffet for $49 for adults, $19 for children ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 and under. This menu is available from 11am-4pm. To make reservations, call (410) 289-2525 or visit 32palm.com!

Coral Reef’s Easter Platters

Indulge in your Easter favorites with Coral Reef’s delicious platters. Whether you’re craving the savory sweetness of Honey Glazed Ham, the decadence of Handcarved Prime Rib, or the classic taste of Roasted Turkey Breast, they’ve got your covered! Each platter comes with delicious sides and desserts like minestrone soup, garlic redskin mashed potatoes, peach cobbler, and so much more! 

Menu is available from 11am to 4pm (or until sold out). To make reservations, call (410) 289-2612 or visit coralreefrestaurant.com!

Harrison’s Harbor Watch’s Easter Buffet

At Harbor Watch, their Easter Brunch is a celebration of land and sea. From Spiced Shrimp Cocktail to Prime Rib Au Jus, treat yourself to your Easter classics and seafood favorites. While you dig into the classics like ham, turkey, or mashed potatoes, indulge in your favorite seafood dishes like Salmon Oscar, Crab Imperial, and more! With an array of appetizers, soups, entrees, and desserts, Harbor Watch ensures a memorable Easter dining experience for the whole family.

The buffet is available from 11am-4pm. It’s priced at $49 for adults, $19 for children 6-12, and free for 5 and under. To make reservations, call (410) 289-5121 or email info@harborwatchrestaurant.com!

Here at OCMD Restaurants, Easter is not just a holiday; it’s an experience. With a diverse range of dining options showcasing the best of land and sea, we invite you to gather with loved ones and indulge in an unforgettable feast. Whether you’re craving traditional favorites or innovative creations and seafood dishes, our restaurants have something for everyone this Easter.

Leap into Flavor: Our Special Leap Day Deal!

At our restaurants, we believe in making every moment memorable, even the extra day that comes once every four years. This Leap Day, we’re celebrating in style with a special promotion designed to delight your taste buds and elevate your dining experience.

Join us on February 29th and treat yourself to these featured dishes, all priced at just $29.00 for the day. 

  • Captain’s Table: Indulge in the flavors of the land and the sea with The Barn & The Bay, a sautéed chicken breast, jumbo lump crab cake topped with imperial sauce.
  • Marlin Moon: Dive into a plate of Freddie’s Seafood Pasta, a mouthwatering medley of jumbo shrimp, lump crab meat, scallops, squash and diced roma tomatoes in a garlic sauce and tossed with pasta.
  • 32 Palm: Sink your teeth into their Pork Chop, a 12 oz cowboy pork chop that’s cast iron blackened with an apple bourbon chutney.
  • Coral Reef: Savor the creamy richness of Seafood Alfredo, served with shrimp, lump crab meat, and scallops in a creamy house-made Alfredo over pappardelle pasta.

And to complement your meal, indulge in SeaGlass wine by the bottle for just $29.00 at all four of locations. Whether you prefer a crisp white or a bold red, there’s a perfect pairing waiting for you.

So mark your calendars and join us for this extraordinary Leap Day celebration. We can’t wait to welcome you to our table!

Barn and Bay at The Captain’s Table

14 Date Night Ideas in Ocean City, Maryland

Looking to spice up your date nights in Ocean City? Whether you’re a local searching for fresh date night ideas or a visitor eager to explore the charm of our coastal town, you’re in for a treat! Ocean City offers a variety of fun experiences perfect for couples seeking romance and adventure. From strolls along the boardwalk and seafood dinners to playing mini golf or enjoying the boardwalk arcades, Ocean City is the perfect backdrop for unforgettable moments with your special someone. Join us as we dive into a curated list of date night ideas guaranteed to ignite the spark and create lasting memories in Ocean City.

1. Mini Golf

Ocean City boasts all kinds of outdoor mini golf during the season, but there are two great indoor mini golf courses by Old Pro Golf on 68th and 136th, so no matter the weather you can enjoy some friendly competition with your date.

2. Arcade Fun

Channel your inner child and challenge each other to classic arcade games along the boardwalk. The boardwalk features two extensive arcades – Sportland and Marty’s Playland! Make sure to check their hours because they have different hours depending on the time of year.

3. Ax Throwing

For an adventurous twist, try your hand at ax throwing. It’s a unique and thrilling experience that will surely get your adrenaline pumping and maybe even vent some stress. Ocean City has two great ax throwing places: one in West Ocean City, OC Battle Axe, and the other, OC Axe on 23rd Street in the Embers complex.

4. Bowling

Keep the fun rolling with a night of bowling at Ocean Lanes on 72nd Street. It’s a classic date night activity with a competitive edge.

5. Paint Night

Get creative together at OC Paint Experience. Choose from painting your pet, one of their gallery pieces, or even paint your partner for a memorable and artistic date.

6. Art Classes

Explore your artistic side together at an Art League class. From watercolor and pottery to drawing and jewelry making, there’s something for every couple to enjoy. Check out the selection of classes at artleagueofoceancity.org.

7. Trivia Night

Put your heads together and test your knowledge at a trivia night. Several restaurants and venues in town do off-season trivia nights – Taphouse TavernHarpoon Hanna’s, and Ocean Downs, just to name a few.

8. Karaoke

Let loose and serenade each other with your favorite tunes at The Sandbar on 33rd Street. It’s a great way to bond over your favorite music and have a blast together.

9. Escape Room

Put your problem-solving skills to the test with an escape room challenge. Whether you’re in downtown, midtown, or uptown, Captive Ocean City and Escapomania have plenty of great themed options inspired by pirates, witches, and even Dracula, so you’re sure to find something that fits you and your dates’ interests.

10. Ocean Downs Casino

Feeling lucky? Spend a glamorous evening trying your hand at gambling at Ocean Downs Casino off of Route 50. 

11. Catch a Show

The Ocean City Performing Arts Center has a great lineup of upcoming events from theatre productions and musicals to live game shows and stand up comedians and even a symphony orchestra. Catching one of their shows is a fun and unique way to spend an evening.

12. Watch a Movie

Cozy up together and enjoy a movie night at one of Ocean City’s theaters that feature luxurious recliners: Flagship Cinemas in West Ocean City or Fox Gold Coast Theater on 113 Street. It’s a classic date night option that never disappoints.

13. Ice Skating

Embrace the winter season by going ice skating together at the Carousel Hotel. It’s a romantic and playful way to spend time together on the ice.

14. Bonfire on the Beach

End your date night with a romantic bonfire on the beach. Snuggle up together under the stars and enjoy the sound of the waves crashing nearby. Make sure to get a permit before setting up! You can apply at ocbonfires.com.

Bonus Idea 

Balcony Dinner

For the ultimate date night, treat your special someone to a romantic getaway complete with dinner on your private balcony overlooking the ocean. We’ve got plenty of oceanfront accommodations perfect for any budget. But if you want to take it the next level, check out one of the hotels our restaurants are in (HiltonDoubletreeHoliday Inn & Suites, and Courtyard) and get your food delivered right to your room!

No matter which activity you choose, these date night ideas are guaranteed to make your time in Ocean City unforgettable. So grab your special someone and get ready for a night of romance and adventure in our charming coastal town.

Atrium Café Reopening & Happy Hour

Winter blues getting to you? Escape to a tropical paradise without leaving Ocean City!

The Atrium Cafe & Bar located in Quality Inn Oceanfront on 54th Street is reopening for the season on Friday February 16th. This hidden gem offers a unique environment complete with lush greenery and exotic critters like tropical birds, koi. Don’t forget to say hi to the birds on your way in!

And what’s a reopening without Happy Hour! Everyday from 4 to 7 pm, enjoy a variety of great deals on the Atrium’s drinks, including fan-favorite Frozen Delights.

At the Atrium’s Happy Hour, get…

  • $3.25 Draft Beers
  • $4.00 Domestic Cans
  • $5.00 Wines
  • $7.99 Frozen Delights
  • $8.99 Rum Runners

This one of a kind bar and restaurant is a must visit and the perfect spot to grab a drink. So mark your calendars and join us for a drink in paradise on February 16th!

Best Pizza in Ocean City, Maryland

It’s National Pizza Day, and while seafood often takes center stage in the Ocean City food scene, who has the best pizza in town is a hotly debated topic, especially there are so many restaurants to grab a slice. With so many great places, it’s hard to ever conclusively say who is the best of the best, here are a few of our favorites!

1. Piezano’s Pizza:

Since 1962, Piezano’s has been crafting pizzas with a dedication to quality that spans six decades. As a family-owned business, they pride themselves on using fresh ingredients to create delicious pies from scratch.

2. Touch of Italy Ocean City:

Handmade dough, crafted with authentic Italian flour, serves as the foundation for Touch of Italy’s masterpieces. Cooked to perfection in their 800-degree wood-fired oven, each pizza boasts a golden finish and bubbling cheese that will leave you craving more.

3. Mione’s West OC:

Bringing a taste of Italy to the Eastern Shore, Mione’s West OC offers New York-style round or Sicilian pizzas that are simply delicious. Their commitment to fresh ingredients and authentic flavors shines through in every bite.

4. Mione’s 67th:

With recipes passed down through generations, Mione’s 67th offers a taste of tradition in every slice. From fresh dough to mouth-watering sauce, their gourmet and stuffed pizzas are sure to satisfy any craving.

5. Grotto’s:

A household name around our local beaches, Grotto’s combines traditional techniques with innovative flavors and of course that iconic swirl to create pizzas that cater to every taste.

6. Shotti’s Point:

For one-of-a-kind pizzas, look no further than Shotti’s Point. Their pies are cooked to perfection in a wood fire oven, resulting in a unique and delicious experience.

7. Ripieno’s:

Rounding out our favorites is Ripieno’s, known for its huge slices and wood-fired pizzas. Each pizza is carefully crafted and cooked to perfection, offering a crispy crust and perfectly melted cheese that will leave you wanting more.

In Ocean City, pizza lovers are spoiled for choice, with each pizzeria offering its own unique spin on this beloved dish. Whether you’re craving classic flavors or bold innovations, you’re sure to find something to delight your taste buds in this coastal paradise.

Vote Now for Nikki Godman: Our Harbor Watch Hero

Please Read and Vote!

Our very own Nikki Godman from Harrison’s Harbor Watch has been nominated for Manager of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland, and she is the only finalist from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 

Nikki started her OCMD Restaurants career in 2007 at Harrison’s Harbor Watch. During her time at Harbor Watch, she has worked as a busser, server, line cook, Kitchen Manager and now, Assistant Restaurant Manager. She has worked at other OCMD Restaurants properties including 32 Palm, Coral Reef, The Wedge Bar, and is currently assisting at the Captain’s Table, while Harbor Watch is closed for the season. 

Nikki’s ‘take-charge’ attitude and attention to detail has made her an anchor during countless busy summer days at Harbor Watch. Her ability to work as part of a team enables her to find success in our front-of-house team with the guests. Nikki’s fearless ability to meet every challenge head on has been the secret ingredient to her personal growth in our company, and she put these skills into action when she performed CPR on a guest, saving his life this past summer (article below).

We are so very proud to have Nikki as part of our team and excited for others to see and recognize what so many customers and her colleagues already know. Please share this blog post. Let’s help Nikki win this well-deserved recognition! 

To vote click here and scroll down to cast your official vote!

Super Bowl Specials

Get ready to tackle your cravings and score big on flavor this Sunday because our restaurants are having the ultimate game day celebrations. From delicious themed dishes inspired by the teams to All-night Happy Hour, you’re sure to have a great Super Bowl Sunday!

Marlin Moon

At Marlin Moon, the Super Bowl excitement starts early with their irresistable Happy Hour specials, running 3 pm until close. Dive into a sea of flavor with their tantalizing oyster deals, featuring local varieties for just $1.50 and specialty options for $2.50 each. Or if you’re craving something heartier, satisfy your appetite with their selection of $9 classics, featuring the Big House Salad, Big Caesar Salad, Cream of Crab Soup, and their Soup of the Day. Looking for a more substantial bite? Marlin Moon has you covered with a lineup of $12 favorites, from their mouthwatering Bangin’ Shrimp and comforting Fish & Frites to the popular Mom’s Shrimp. 

And don’t forget to wash it all down with their unbeatable drink specials, featuring $2.50 Natural Light cans, $6.50 local IPA drafts, and a variety of handcrafted cocktails and wines to keep the party going strong.

Coral Reef

Over at Coral Reef, the Super Bowl festivities continue with their own enticing Happy Hour offerings, also available from 3 pm until close. Spice up your game-day spread with their San Francisco Hot Chicken Sandwich, Kansas City Hot Chicken Dip, as well as their delicious Cheesesteak Egg Rolls, each bursting with bold flavors that will keep you coming back for more. Pair your snacks with $4 domestic drafts, $7 margaritas, or $6 Blue Hawaiians to add a tropical twist to your Super Bowl experience.

32 Palm

Meanwhile, 32 Palm is keeping the celebration going all night long with their all night Happy Hour, also available from 3 pm until close. Sip on $6 house wines, draft beers, and rail drinks as you cheer on your favorite team, enjoying unbeatable savings on refreshing beverages throughout the game. 

Whether you’re indulging in Marlin Moon’s seafood fare, Coral Reef’s bold flavors, or 32 Palm’s drink specials, these Super Bowl food specials are guaranteed to take your game-day gathering to the next level.

Celebrate Love: Valentine’s Day Dinner Specials

With Valentine’s Day just a month away, now’s the time to make your dinner plans before the time gets away from you and suddenly it’s February and you’ve got no reservations made.

If you are looking for restaurants to celebrate with your sweetheart that have seafood, steak and unique twists on classics and as well as your favorites, look no further than our restaurants!

Marlin Moon

Celebrate your love at Marlin Moon this Valentine’s Day with a special menu crafted specific for this romantic holiday. For a starter, check out the tasty “Blue Moon Bumble Bake” which features baked berries, creamy chèvre, honey, almonds, and mint on toasted moon bread, dive into “Uptown Girl Baked Oysters”, or indulge in the rich “Bacon Wrapped Scallops”.

For your entrees, you can indulge in their decadent “Filet Mignon”, a 8 oz center cut topped with butter and alaskan snow crab and a side of mash potatoes and a winter tarragon béarnaise, or keep it a little lighter and treat yourself to their seafood options: Yellow-Fin Tuna Steak and Halibut Fillet. 

And then end the night with their delicious “To Our Moon” shareable dessert which features a strawberry stack, crème brûlée, strawberries in chocolate.

Check out the menu here. It’ll be available February 9th-18th. Call 410-289-1201 or visit marlinmoonocmd.com to make your dinner reservations.

Captain’s Table

This Valentine’s Day, Captain’s Table has a special menu full of delicious treats perfect for a romantic dinner. Start your meal with their Roasted Beet Salad featuring a mix of grilled romaine hearts, golden beets, and goat cheese with a raspberry champagne vinaigrette. Or warm up with the Lobster Bisque topped with chive crème fraiche and fried shallots.

For your main course, try the unique “Duck Two Ways,” which include duck leg confit with a root vegetable hash and seared duck breast with rosemary cracked fingerling potatoes. Another tasty option for the pasta lover, is the Lobster Tortellini made with lobster ricotta filling, spinach and lemon parmesan cream.

But for the truly one-of-a-kind experience, share the “Ultimate Surf and Turf” with your love. This dish features a 48 oz tomahawk steak and a colossal cold water lobster.

Finally, end your diner on a sweet note with a dessert to share. Their Chocolate Mousse cake is plenty for two and features a rich mocha cake layered with house made raspberry preserves and chocolate mousse, drizzled with dark chocolate ganache and topped with chocolate dipped strawberries.

Check out the menu here. It’ll be available February 9th-18th. Call 410-289-7192 or visit captainstableoc.com to make your dinner reservations.

32 Palm

Experience the charm of Valentine’s Day at 32 Palm with a menu featuring favorites as well as French-inspired dishes. Start your meal with the delicious Baked Potato Leek Soup topped with a special crème frîache, chive oil, and American Caviar, or enjoy the unique “Korean BBQ Sunchokes” featuring roasted pineapple, pork belly, stir fry scallions, and tasty Korean BBQ sauce. For a fun twist on a classic, try the Pistachio Dusted Jumbo Shrimp with treviso, honey crisp, fresée, preserved lemon purée, and curried apple remoulade.

For the entrees, try the Mediterranean inspired dish Lobster en Phyllo featuring grilled cold water lobster, citric endive, winter root vegetable ragoût, crisp phyllo, and champagne sauce or indulge in the Filet Au Poivre which features grilled eggplant pine nut caponata, fontina aligot potato, arugula, and pilsner peppercorn sauce. Or just keep it simpler with the tasty Steak Frites. 

And then wrap up your meal with sweet delights like Chocolate Pot de Créme, Crimson and Clover red velvet cake, or their twist on the classic New York Style Cheesecake.

Check out the menu here. It’ll be available February 12th-15th. Call 410-289-2525 or visit 32palm.com to make your dinner reservations.

Coral Reef

Last but certainly not least, Coral Reef is offering a special dinner menu filled with delicious options perfect for sharing with your loved one. Begin with a refreshing shareable like Caprese Salad or start off on a tangy note with their BBQ Shrimp. If you’re looking for something a little more savory, their Chicken Satay which features chicken skewers seasoned, marinated in red wine and herbs, and grilled and served with peanut thai chili sauce.

For the main course, try their Lemon Tarragon Chicken with creamy lemon sauce or you could dive into the Coral Reef Rockfish topped with mango salsa and their famous sweet tangy sauce. There’s also the pasta and steak lovers, the Blackened Steak Florentine Pasta with delicious flank steak and creamy pappardelle pasta and ciabatta or the classic New York Strip topped with garlic compound butter.

Finish your romantic night with decadent and tempting desserts like Strawberry Smith Island Cake, Turtle Cheesecake and Tiramisu.

Check out the menu here. It’ll be available February 9th-18th. Call 410-289-2612 or visit coralreefrestaurant.com to make your dinner reservations.

Don’t miss out on these delicious dinners. Make sure to plan ahead for your romantic dinner for two! 

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