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Embers Restaurant

24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-289-3322
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (264 reviews)
“prime rib” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (197 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an off season getaway. Not too many places open. Staff was very helpful and nice. This was a buffet restaurant. A lot of varieties to pick from but the food was just ok. A lot of the seafood was probably boiled instead of...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on the opening day and it was great!! The service was excellent and we had no complaints about the food. The price is a little high compared to other buffets, but it was all good quality food and we really enjoyed our...More

Thank gb856
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A while back we used to love eating at Embers but for a while the food really went downhill. When visiting in 2017 we decided to give it another try and so glad we did. Delicious food and the new seating is so much nicer.

Thank chelle695
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want an excellent Buffet this is where you want to go. The Buffet is large and have most everything sea food you could want. I would recommend their fresh oysters on the half shell.

Thank olivedrab40
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We have been to this location many times before through the years. We have also been to every other buffet in town. This was the saddest excuse for a seafood buffet we have ever experienced. Everything on the buffet was dry, old and should have...More

Thank clay b
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I love this place! This is my favorite in OC. The crabs are awesome but so is the other food on the buffet.

1  Thank Marcia R
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

My kids love going here to eat. They love the all you can eat snow crab legs and beg us to go here every time we visit OC. It's probably one of the more expensive buffets in OC but I've never left here hungry or...More

1  Thank Deryck L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I am not usually a fan of buffets, but my mom is! She insists on taking her entire family to a Thanksgiving Buffet because she no longer likes to cook. We have sampled our fair share of Ocean City family buffets on Turkey Day and...More

Thank Auntie_montauk88
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Been coming to OC now for 39 years and have found food prices going through the ceiling. The price of 37.50 (even with the 4.00 off early bird) x 2 and the tip is close to 80.00. Just can't eat that much food. First time...More

1  Thank Ronald S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It was our wedding anniversary and while in OC thought we would go to the Embers for Early Bird special. Have been there a few times before and had buffet. Well we were some of the first ones seated. It was as if the crab...More

Thank mondah54
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Questions & Answers
Mi Mi S
19 August 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Casual - Shirt and Shoes required and we ask that you do not wear a bathing suit into the restaurant.
Mark W
24 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
The adult buffet is current $37.99
Crystal R
22 June 2017|
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Response from Heather H | Property representative |
Parties of 6 or more will get 15% suggested grat added to the check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24th Street, Ocean City, MD 21842
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-289-3322
  • E-mail
The first and the largest All You Can Eat Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet in Ocean City with the greatest variety of seafood, including crab legs, clams and oysters, and many other seafood dishes. We also have many chicken, beef, pasta and vegetable offerings that pleases visitors along with the Executive Chef's culinary creations. Family owned and operated for over 60 years, Embers has most definitely become a staple establishment in the town of Ocean City. Please call with any questions or to verify our hours of operation, due to the nature of the business we don't have a set closing time.
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