Ocean City Today

Inside Going Out

By Taylor Sloan | Nov 09, 2017
Photo by: Taylor Sloan/Ocean City Today Dave and Michelle Engelhardt of Eden dress as superheroes during the Locals’ Halloween costume contest at Seacrets on 49th Street, Oct. 31.

(Nov. 10, 2017) The holidays are just around the corner. Ocean City is incredibly beautiful this time of year, despite the dropping temperatures.

There are so many family-fun activities and events going on around town. Not to mention, there are lights at the inlet again, trees aligning Baltimore Avenue and cute decorations on posts up and down the streets.

Thursday, Nov. 16 kicks off the Winterfest of Lights celebration at Northside Park, 125th Street, so don’t forget to bundle up, grab a hot chocolate with marshmallows and sing along to your favorite Christmas tunes on the train through the amazing light displays. The opening ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Ocean City Restaurant Week began Nov. 5 and runs until Sunday, Nov. 19. I would take advantage of the delicious three- or four-course meals being offered by some of my favorite places. Date night just became a lot less expensive, and ‘tis the time of year for dark lipstick, wine and pasta.

The Big Easy on 60, 60th Street, is open seven days, serving lunch and dinner 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and breakfast Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Happy hour is every day until 6 p.m. Enjoy $6 appetizers and half-price drinks.

Wednesday Lump Day is back where diners can get a twin crab cake dinner for $18.99. Monday through Thursday try two for $39, which includes two cups of soup, two salads, one select appetizer, two select entrees and one dessert.

For all of your NFL needs, the Big Easy offers five large HD TVs and football specials during games. Food specials include $6 sliders, $9 chili nachos and $8 wings (10). Let your friends indulge with the Big E feast, which includes two draft beers or soda, 20 wings, four sliders and Cajun fries for $29.

Catch Walt Farovic, Friday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, hear TD MacDonald, 7-10 p.m.

Live entertainment is available every Thursday with Bryan Russo, 5-8 p.m. To hear more, call 410-524-2305.

BJ’s on the Water, 75th Street, is open every day, serving the entire menu 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Daily offseason specials include chicken and shrimp parmesan with a garden salad and garlic bread on Sunday; a crab imperial dinner with two sides and a roll on Monday; Tuesday, try a twin crab cake dinner; Wednesday, indulge in a stuffed flounder dinner with two sides and a roll. Thursday, have a flash fried shrimp or stuffed flounder dinner with two sides and a roll.

Happy hour is 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday with drink specials including $1.75 domestic draft mugs and $3 pints, $2.25 Miller Lite, Coors Light and Natural Light cans, $3.25 domestic bottle, $3.50 rail beverages and premium beer, $4.25 house wine and $4.50 import beer.

Happy hour food specials include $5.99 hot fingers with fries and pretzel dog and fries, $7.99 pork BBQ sliders and $6.99 three-pack of saloon burgers.

Don’t miss the tailgate menu, featuring $6.99 three-pack saloon burgers (add cheese, $7.79); three-pack hogette sliders, $7.99; three-pack chicken finger sliders, $5.99; Red Skin fried shrimp in a basket, $8.99; and “Old Bay” cheese hand cut fries, $8.99.

Friday, Nov. 10, hear Full Circle, 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, catch Bird Dog and the Road Kings, 9 p.m. Wednesday, don’t miss Monkee Paw, 6-9 p.m. For more, visit www.BJsonthewater.com.

Bourbon Street on the Beach, 116th Street, features happy hour 3-7 p.m. daily, with $2 Natural Light, $2.50 drafts, $3.50 rail drinks, $5 house wine and margaritas and $6 hurricanes and crushes.

Food specials include $1 oysters, $8 char grilled oysters, $9 wings and $8 half-pound burgers.

Friday, see Dave Sherman, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, catch Randy Lee Ashcraft, 7-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, hear Billie Carlin’s Band, 6-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 13-14, listen to Just Jay, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, enjoy open mic, 8-11 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, Chris Button and Dave Sherman will perform, 7-11 p.m. For more, call 443-664-2896.

Clarion, 101st Street, offers several dining and nightlife options.

Inside the Ocean Club Nightclub hear On The Edge from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11.

Breakers Pub opens at 11 a.m. and offers $6.95 lunch specials. Happy hour is 4-7 p.m. daily with $2.30 drafts, $2.90 domestic beers, rail drinks and house wines, and $3.85 margaritas.

NFL specials include $8.95 turkey cheesesteak sliders, pound of wings, fish tacos, quarter-pound kosher hot dog and Ravens burger, and $9 16-inch thin crust pizza.

Drink specials include $2.30 Yuengling and Coors Light drafts, $2.90 domestic bottles, house wines and rails, and $3.85 house margaritas. To hear more, call 410-524-3535.

The Cove at Mumford’s, 1 Mumford’s Landing Road, Ocean Pines, is open Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Get burgers for half price on Saturdays. Friday, hear Prime Time band, 8 p.m. to midnight. Saturday, have fun playing trivia from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 410-641-7501.

Coins, 28th Street, offers game day food and drink specials. Drink specials include $2 Miller High Life, $2.50 16-ounce Natty Boh, $2.75 domestic drafts (Yuengling, Coors Light and Miller Lite), $3 Ravens shooters, $3.50 cabernet and chardonnay, and $5 bombs.

Food specials include $2 quarter-pound hot dogs, $5 nacho and cheese, $6 pretzel sticks and cheese dip, three cheeseburger or oyster sliders, oyster or calamari basket and fries, and $8 crabby pretzel. Wednesday get Prime Rib for $16.99. For more, call 410-289-3100.

Duffy’s Bayside Bar and Grill, Montego Bay Shopping Center, 130th Street, is open daily with drink specials noon to 6 p.m. Happy hour drink specials include $2.25 domestic drafts and bottles, $3.50 crafts and imports, $5 Guinness, $3 rails, $3.75 calls and house wine, and $5 crushes.

Enjoy football specials Monday, Thursday and Sunday. Monday, have $3.50 local craft brews, $3.75 Deep Eddy, a half-pound of shrimp for $7.99 and $5.50 mini quesadillas. Thursday, get $2.25 domestic drafts, $3.75 Bacardi, $3.99 stadium dogs and $5.50 personal pizzas.

Irish Tuesday is back featuring Irish specials all day such as Duffy’s famous corned beef brisket.  Wednesday, enjoy $6.99 burgers. Thursday, have Miss Bev’s home cookin’ special.

Friday, don’t miss Bob Hughes, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, play team trivia with DJ Chuck D at 7 p.m. To hear more, call 410-250-1449.

Harborside Bar & Grill, 12841 S. Harbor Rd. West Ocean City, offers happy hour from 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday. Drink specials include $2 rails and domestic bottles and drafts, and $5.50 orange crushes. Food specials include $5.99 buffalo wings and pound of steamed shrimp, $7.99 bowl of garlic mussels and two dozen steamed clams for $12.99.

Friday, Nov. 10, catch DJ Billy T, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, Side Project/Chris Button will perform, 2-6 p.m. with DJ Jeremy spinning the beats at 10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, hear Opposite Directions, 2-6 p.m., followed by DJ Billy T at 8 p.m. For more, call 410-213-1846.

Longboard Café, 67th Street, is open Monday through Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.

Get two-for-one drinks during happy hour from 5-6 p.m.

Mondays, enjoy “wheel of fortune” night starting at 6 p.m. You could win 10 percent off your check or maybe have the whole meal on Longboard.

Tuesday, try fajita-rita night with complete dinners $10.95-$13.95 and discount margaritas. Wednesday, enjoy comfort night with real homemade cookin’ from $10.95. Thursday, get half-price bottles of wine. Saturday, get a 12-ounce prime rib for $19.95 or 16-ounce $24.95.

For more, call 443-664-5639.

Nick’s House of Ribs, 145th Street, is open 3 p.m. to midnight during the week. It opens at noon Saturday and Sunday.

Happy hour is Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. with $1.99 rail beverages, $4 wine and half-price beer.

During Sunday games in the bar area enjoy all-you-can-eat ribs and chicken for $13.99. Get $2 domestic drafts during all NFL games. For more, visit www.nickshouseofribs.com.

Ocean City Fish Company, in the commercial harbor in West Ocean City, is closed Monday through Wednesday, and reopens at 11:30 a.m. Thursday through Sunday.

Happy hour is 3-7 p.m. Drink specials include $1.50 domestic drafts, $2.50 domestic bottles, $3.50 rail drinks and house wines, $4.50 calls and $5 crushes and frozen beverages. Food specials includes half-price appetizers. Visit www.ocfishcompany.com for more information.

Pickles Pub, 706 Philadelphia Avenue, offers happy hour Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $2.25 domestic drafts and bottles, $3 Evolution Craft Brewing Lot 3, $3.50 house wine and rail beverages, and $5 orange crushes.

Food specials are eat-in-only and include $3.99 Boardwalk fries, $4.99 stadium nachos, $5.99 sliders (three mini burger or pulled pork), $6 tacos (three beef, chicken or pork) and $6.99 one-pound of wings (nuclear, hot or Baltimore).

Monday, enjoy 55-cent wings all day and night with purchase of a beverage, with $3 Corona and Corona Light specials. Tuesday, have $1.75 tacos, with a beverage purchase.

Wednesday, get half-price burgers all day/night with purchase of a beverage. Thursday, DJ Wax plays music beginning at 10 p.m. Drink $4 Hoop Tea or get Fireball shots for $4.

Saturday, Nov. 11, hear Dust N Bones at 10 p.m. Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. have a $5 Bloody Mary or mimosa. For more, call 410-289-4891.

Pizza Tugos, Route 50 in West Ocean City, has happy hour Monday through Friday, 3-6 p.m. Drink specials include $2 Miller Lite and Yuengling drafts, $2.99 craft beer drafts and $1.99 rail drinks. Get $1 cheese pizza slices during happy hour.

Check out the “Freaking Insanity Football special” including all-you-can-eat wings and pizza for $10.99 during games. Order online at www.pizzatugos.com.

Ropewalk, 82nd Street, is open daily. Happy hour is available all day, Monday through Friday. Drink specials include $2 off drafts as well as $2.50 select domestics, $4 Slushies, wines and rails, and $5.50 crushes. Happy hour food specials include half-price bada bing shrimp and wings.

Monday, have $7 chicken, $9 tuna and $10 seafood nachos. Drink specials include $4 rail margaritas and $3 Corona/Corona Light. Tuesday, have half-price burgers and wings. Wednesday, enjoy steam pot and lobster specials. Thursday is crab cake night, and Friday, come into Ropewalk for prime rib.

Enjoy brunch at Ropewalk, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 410-524-1009.

Seacrets, 49th Street, opens at 4 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday through Sunday.

Thursday, Friday and Sunday enjoy half-price entrees from 5-10 p.m.

Saturday, try the rock and ribs special. Get a half-rack of ribs for $14.99 with a starch, veggie and gluten free biscuit or a full rack for $23.99; a half-piece of rock fish and a half-rack for $23.99; or a whole piece of rock fish for $23.99.

Happy hour food and drink specials are offered from 4-7 p.m. daily.

Appetizer specials include half-price jerk chicken, Jamaican fries and onion rings. Raw bar happy hour is 4-7 p.m. Thursday and Friday with $5 off. Saturday 2-5 p.m. get $5 off raw bar prices and Sunday enjoy “burn it” specials where the price for mussels, oysters, clams and lobster will continue to decrease as the day goes on.

Try a $6 frozen orange crush, electric lemonade, pain in de ass and rum runner.

All Seacrets’ distilled liquors are $5 (gin; white, spiced, coconut and gold rums; vodka and flavored orange, grapefruit and lemon vodkas; light whiskey and bourbon whiskey). Get $1 off all beer and try the seasonal “Rumpkin” brewed by Fin City and made with Seacrets’ spiced rum.

This weekend, catch the JJ Rupp Band on the tiki stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, Full Circle plays starting at 5 p.m. In the night club, hear the Zoo at 10 p.m. For more information, go to www.seacrets.com.

Skye Bar, 66th Street, happy hour is 3-6 p.m. with food and drink specials. Have $1 oysters and get a 1.25-pound lobster for $20. Drink specials include $1 off drafts, $3.50 rails, $4 house wines and $5 orange crushes. Enjoy half-price bottles of champagne from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

Friday, Nov. 10, Monkee Paw will perform from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, catch  Aaron Howell, 4-8 p.m. For more information and update restaurant hours, visit www.skyebaroc.com.

Sunset Grille, West Ocean City, is open Wednesday through Saturday. Enjoy $6.99 lunch specials Wednesday through Friday until 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday is Italian night where guests can get three courses for $12.99. Thursday is half-price day/night with appetizers, lunch and entree items discounted. Friday, get a three-course seafood feast for $15.99.

From 3-7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday enjoy two-for-one drinks and half-price appetizers during happy hour. Available in the bar areas only. For more information, visit www.ocsunsetgrille.com.

Not just today, but every day, everyone should show their gratitude to the veterans of the United States of America. Thank you for your service.

If you have an event coming up you would like me to highlight in Inside Going Out, send me an email at Taylor@OceanCityToday.net. You can also check out this column online at www.oceancitytoday.net.

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