When considering a trip to Ocean City Maryland, the nightlife activities and entertainments are a gem to behold. Here is a sampling of the choices available to traveling visitors of this coastal community.
45th Street Taphouse
With its bayfront dining experience at 45th street village of great bay views, 36 speciality craft beers on tap with a spectrum of light and heavy drinks to satisfy every taste and occasion, this restaurant, where meals can be enjoyed overlooking beautiful bay sunsets, is a place worth visiting. It is home to the locally famous Taphouse Pretzel that is served with the establishment’s homemade spicy Guinness mustard and Natty Boh cheese, and the chef’s crab cakes. Come and spend the night any day of the week, as that is when this place is open. Their Bayside Blonde, “the first release from the Assawoman Bay Brewing Company! A pale ale that balances light malt notes with refreshing hop bitterness,” is something to taste. This drink surprises with hints of sage and tropical fruits of pineapple, cucumber and mint. From their appetizer menu is the Taphouse pretzels, which are, “four Bavarian pretzel sticks, served with TransPorter spicy mustard and Bayside Blonde beer cheese on the side.” With a pretzel or two and a delicious beer, your night could be complete.
Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon
Since moving from the burg to the beach, Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon has become a local hangout for people seeking a relaxed environment with no attitude. Enjoy the Saloon’s cheese steaks, drinks, live entertainment and sporting events on the many TVs placed around the the restaurant. From their “Pitts” burger selection they have their Buxy’s Classic, “a mouthwatering burger grilled to perfection and topped with your choice of tomatoes, lettuce, onion & mayo.” That will surely whet the appetite of any late night entertainment seeker. As far as entertainments go, Buxy’s Salty Dog Saloon has many entertainments on many days of the week. In July, DJ’s and musical performances fill up the later days of the week, along with special breakfasts on many Saturday mornings. Turning in another direction, is a place of a more relaxed nature for nighttime entertainment goers.
In this hotel, restaurant and getaway retreat, you can lounge on the quieter side with solitary walks, fine meals and watery landscapes in a serene setting. This hotel experience is perfect for people who wish for their nighttime experiences to be a bit more mellow. For restaurants, Fager’s Island offers an award-winning and popular destination. They feature, “impeccably prepared American and Pacific Rim cuisine,” with outdoor decks and a bar with over 32 wines by the glass. Their Warm Maryland Crab Dip with lightly toasted almonds, french bread, saltines and salsa is something to consider, along with their Island Ceviche of fresh marinated fish and spices. They also have live entertainment while enjoying the food and presence of all those around.