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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” (148 reviews)
“crab legs” (251 reviews)
“seafood” (145 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
7009 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 21 June 2017

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 18 June 2017 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!

3  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 17 June 2017

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 7 June 2017

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 5 June 2017 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 June 2017 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 30 May 2017

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 29 May 2017 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
Reviewed 24 May 2017

As always, Bonfire came through. Prime Rib was fantastic. Crab legs were fresh and meat came out of the shells easy. Crab soup was fresh and full of crabmeat. All of the vegetables were kept full and nothing was sitting very long. We will never...More

Thank Bob B
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Tracey W
25 June 2017|
Response from Bob B | Reviewed this property |
$38. Go between 4-5. &34
19 June 2017|
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Response from Skress07 | Reviewed this property |
$37.99, $4 off if you get there for the Early Bird
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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

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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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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Ocean City, MD's finest Seafood & Prime Rib Buffet
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