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The Bonfire

7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-524-7171
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“prime rib” (147 reviews)
“crab legs” (249 reviews)
“seafood” (145 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the early bird buffet to save a few a few dollars. A little expensive for a buffet at $40 but if you are hungry enough to eat a lot of crab legs you may get your money's worth. They have a large variety...More

Thank ChallengerRT345
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our recent trip to Ocean City, we decided to try the Bonfire restaurant for the first time. We had heard good things about it, but had never been there ourselves. Well, let me just say that they didn't disappoint. There was plenty of food...More

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my trip to the Bonfire! If you have the time and money, this place has dozens of options for you to choose from. Steamed crab legs and shrimp, a few different choices of fish, a carving station (prime rib), and soooo much more. The...More

Thank REICH7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place holds special meaning and we have always visited when in OCMD, however after this most recent visit we may have to change it up. The manager apologized, however ants on the desserts, and a millipede on the napkins was disgusting!

1  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Writer & family had occasion to dine at the Bonfire restaurant in June 2017. We arrived early to take advantage of discounted prices for early dining. We were quickly seated in the rear of the dining room at a table that was too small for...More

1  Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large party of 13, we went around 6 pm, we didn't have to wait 5 minutes before we were seated. We had two lovely waitress that were patient with 8 children and always kept drinks full and didn't seem to mind a...More

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw a review complaining about the crab legs. I can tell you the crowd mowed through plate after plate. I had to sit forever while my wife ate one after the other. I on the other hand enjoyed the carving station. The brisket was...More

1  Thank hawaiidoc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Ocean City? Want great buffet? Check this place out! Excellent food..if you go early between 4 to 5 PM, catch the early bird special. Great Crab Legs good meat selection ( ribs, prime rib), vegatables are delicious...great servers and the food quality is excellent....More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for supper buffet. It was fabulous!!! The atmosphere and friendly staff were appreciated. There is sooo much food to choose from !!!! It is unbelievably delicious. I loved that they had raw oysters and steamed crab legs.

Thank nancy b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best buffet ever! The crab legs were cooked to perfection and my friend was in love with the prime rib. They also had a nice selection on the raw bar and plenty to choose from on the dessert bar. This place was recommended by a...More

Thank luvstotravelalot
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Tracey W
What is the price of the adult seafood buffet
25 June 2017|
Response from Bob B | Reviewed this property |
$38. Go between 4-5. &34
Does anyone recall how much it was per person (buffet, not drinks)? Last time I went was 2 years ago, I'm sure prices have gone up since them. Thanks!
19 June 2017|
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Response from Michelle L | Reviewed this property |
Oh my, I can't recall exactly. I think something like $38.
Do you serve alcohol or could we bring a bottle of wine to celebrate a special occasion ??
22 July 2016|
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Response from RonB021 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve alcohol. Do not know about bringing your own bottle though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
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15:00 - 20:30
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15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-524-7171
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