Ocean City, Maryland 21842

Craft Beer Pairs Nicely with Ocean City, Maryland!

When it comes to craft beer, those who know are coming to OCMD, where an ocean of micro-brewed goodness awaits! In addition to our own local breweries and brewpubs, you’ll discover more than 200 restaurants and bars with craft beer on tap.

Ocean City’s culinary scene has never been more alive, with new restaurants opening and chefs insisting on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Nothing beats a Maryland craft beer served with a Maryland entrée. So come enjoy all that Ocean City, Maryland has to offer your taste buds. And while you’re here, take the OCraft Challenge! Download our app and be rewarded for visiting our craft beer restaurants and brewpubs!

For a more in-depth explanation of the challenge and craft beer in OC, watch the video below, featuring Mayor Meehan!

Please drink responsibly. Be safe and ride the "B" bus!

Be Recognized as an OC Craft Beer Aficionado!

Stay one night or more and visit at least five participating OC restaurants, bars or breweries that serve or cook with craft beer, and you’ll earn an exclusive prize from Ocean City, Maryland!

To participate in the OCraft Challenge, download the Shore Craft Beer app for Apple or Android:

Craft Beer Challenge Winners:

  • 2018 - Paul Zuk
  • 2018 - Dustin Hontz
  • 2019 - Christine Hamonko
  • 2019 - Michael Marchessault

Participating Businesses:

28th Street Pit & Pub
Angler Restaurant and Bar
Anthony's Liquors
Backshore Brewing Company
Best Western OC Hotel & Suites
Breakers Pub
Burgundy Inn
Captain's Table Restaurant
Clarion Resort Hotel
Comfort Inn Gold Coast
Comfort Suites
Commander Hotel
Days Inn Oceanfront
Dry 85
Dunes Manor Hotel
Flamingo Hotel
Grand Hotel & Spa
Greene Turtle
Harpoon Hanna's
Hilton Suites Oceanfront
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
Howard Johnson Oceanfront Inn
Howard Johnson Oceanfront Plaza
Lenny's Beach Bar and Grill
Longboard Cafe
Ocean 1
Oceanic Motel
Park Place Hotel
Quality Inn Boardwalk
Quality Inn Oceanfront
Red Red Wine Bar
Seabay Hotel
Skye Bar
Victorian Room Restaurant
Zippy Lewis Lounge

Check back for the full list of participating businesses as more will be added.