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I would like to know which restaurants are open throughout the year 2017. Thanks! 
Submitted by Paula B, Flushing, New York October 3, 2017
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Johnstown Pa

Insider since: 2009

Answered: October 4, 2017

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There are many, however if the weather is extremely bad, they may choose to close without notice.  The Captain's Table, Coins, the Victorian Room to name a few are all open year round. The Hobbit, BJ's on the Water and Touch of Italy as well.  You won't have any problem finding places to eat any time you're in Ocean City. 


Centreville, VA

Insider since: 2010

Answered: October 3, 2017

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The Visitor's Center at the Convention Center at 40th Street often has a hard copy list of restaurants that are open year round. They also have a list of weekly specials. I cannot find this list posted online, but here is a list from a few years ago. Many of the places on this list will be open all year this year too (but call ahead!).

Most restaurants in major hotels are open year-round. A few more that I regularly recommend that are open all year, at least on weekends, are:

Harpoon Hanna's (Route 54 - 800.227.0525) - Excellent seafood open every day year round.

Ocean City Fish Company (formerly Captain's Galley II, West OC on south side of the commercial harbor - 410.213.2525) - A great seafood place for the whole family. Traditional dining downstairs and crabs and casual dining upstairs. They have excellent crab cakes and other seafood items, but also have great non-seafood dishes too. I eat here often with my family. Since they have new owners, double check to be sure they are open this year.

BJs on the Water (75th Street - 410.524.7575) - Good food, views of the bay, diverse menu from sandwiches to seafood and steak, kitchen open until after midnight everyday all year.

Fager's Island (60th on the bay - 410.524.5500) - Both fine and more casual dining. Great food, drinks, and views of the bay. Excellent sunsets timed to the 1812 overture.

Harborside (West OC on the south side of the commercial harbor, 40.213.1846) - Great casual place with excellent food overlooking the commercial harbor. I go here almost every time I visit OC. Open all week all year.

Lombardi's (94th Street 410.524.1961) Great pizza, subs, and Italian food in a casual atmosphere. Open everyday year round.

Sunset Grill (West OC on North side of commercial harbor 410.213.8110) - Popular place with a nice atmosphere - open 7 days a week

Bonfire (70th Street, 410.524.7171) - Seafood buffet, open weekends only (Sometimes Thursday-Sunday) in off season.

If you are looking for bars or clubs, The Cork Bar, Bearded Clam, and The Alibi Room are all right next to each other on Wicomico Street and are open year-round. Another bar I like for some great music is The Purple Moose Saloon on the boardwalk between Talbot & Caroline Streets which is also open all year.


Hunt Valley and Ocean City

Insider since: 2010

Answered: October 5, 2017

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The Crabcake Factory, Fager's Island, BJ's, Seacrets Big Peckers, and the Shark are also open year-round.