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Jonah & The Whale Seafood

26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
+1 410-524-2722
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good16%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible35%
22 Sep 2017
“Not very good”
15 Jun 2017
“Will not go back”
Closes in 18 min
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
26th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21842
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

My husband had been here many years ago with his late wife, so we decided to try it again. We did not get the crab legs, just the regular buffet. I thought for the price, the food could have been better.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We wish we had gone elsewhere. On a Friday night The food was mediocre at best. The "seafood" was terrible. Half the food was just warm/cold. What a letdown. Go somewhere else! I don't know how this place stays in business.

Thank Gravelyman
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It is a good deal if you can eat a lot. The food on the buffet was really good. There is a lot of variety! The service is very friendly.

Thank 739terris
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Went her recently (August 2017) with the family for our last night's of vacation. I should have know something was wrong because there was no wait to get in. All the other "All-you-can-eat" have a wait time. Let me say, this was the worst restaurant...More

Thank Shalonda B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered drinks , I think they ordered out for the. Because it took the waiters 20 minutes when the restaurant was virtually empty of customers. I ordered a margarita, within minutes of receiving the drink, the alcohol started to separate. We were only a party...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great price for the amount of food you got. The seafood was good quality as well and everything was really delicious.

Thank dsalasky1980
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is the worst food and service I have ever encountered. The buffet food was overpriced, lukewarm and pretty tasteless. The service was horrible. I was with a party of 8 family members, and the waitress basically ignored us the entire time. She removed used...More

Thank Regina A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The food was mediocre. The salad bar needed a bit more variety but it had tacos which was kind of weird. The buffet food was typical buffet quality. It wasn't bad but it wasn't good either. There are much better restaurants for your money...

Thank WeAreTheRoswells
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It had been years since we had eaten here. Thought we'd try it again - Bad decision. Quite dark interior - old type paneling, tables & chairs. Food of fair quality. For a seafood buffet, there was only a fair variety of seafood & if...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Buffet can be purchased with or without crab legs. Get the crab legs, best we've had in a long time.

Thank luvinvegas547
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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