Experience Elevated Open-Air Dining

Ocean City, Maryland, with its stunning coastal views and vibrant atmosphere, is the perfect backdrop for enjoying drinks and dining on a rooftop. The city boasts an array of rooftop bars, lounges, and restaurants that offer breathtaking views of the ocean and cityscape. These spots are ideal for savoring sunsets, starry nights, and an array of delicious offerings, from hand-crafted cocktails to locally inspired cuisine.

Ocean City's Must-Visit “Rooftop” Spots

Spain Wine Bar

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Spain Wine Bar Photo courtesy of Spain Wine Bar
Spain Wine Bar is located on the top of the Cambria Hotel 13 St Louis Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842.

Perched high above downtown Ocean City, Spain Wine Bar offers a sky-high Spanish dining experience. This venue is renowned for its extensive selection of fine wines, perfectly complementing an array of gourmet tapas. As you relax in the rooftop setting, you're treated to an intimate atmosphere that invites leisurely evenings and deep conversations.  The menu takes you on a vibrant journey through Spain's flavors, featuring traditional tapas, a variety of hearty paellas, and artisanal charcuterie boards. Brunch offerings include Spanish twists on classics, with desserts like cheesecake and churros to complete your meal. With a menu that changes to feature the finest ingredients, every visit is unique. This rooftop gem is more than just a dining spot; it's a place to unwind, indulge, and soak in the scenic views of Ocean City. Whether it's a special occasion or a casual night out, Spain Wine Bar is sure to leave a lasting impression with its combination of fine food, excellent wines, craft cocktails, and a mesmerizing ambiance.

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Vista Rooftop

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Vista Rooftop Photo courtesy of Vista Rooftop
Vista Rooftop is located on top of the Fenwick Inn 13801 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842.

Vista Rooftop in Ocean City, MD, blends contemporary style with stunning views. This new dining hotspot offers a unique experience of creative cocktails and modern cuisine on a relaxing yet upscale rooftop. Perfect for any meal or a casual drink, its outdoor area provides a perfect view of the city's evolving architecture and the sea.  The menu features an array of dishes suitable for every palate, including standout crab cakes and sesame-crusted tuna. Coupled with a great wine selection and specialty cocktails like cucumber mojitos and spicy pineapple margaritas, Vista Rooftop is a culinary delight.  What sets Vista apart is its inviting atmosphere, complemented by friendly, attentive service. The modern vibe, combined with amazing ocean and bay views, makes it a breath of fresh air in Ocean City's dining scene. It's an experience that beckons for repeat visits.

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Tide Room Photo courtesy of Ashore Resort and Beach Club
Tide Room is located at 10100 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842, inside the Ashore Resort and Beach Club

Tide Room in Ocean City, MD, offers a dining experience that perfectly combines casual vibes with sophisticated touches. This seaside eatery is renowned for its fresh, locally-sourced seafood and American classics, complemented by beautiful coastal views. The Tide Room, located at the Ashore Resort & Beach Club, brings the essence of Eastern Shore hospitality, serving breakfast to dinner with Maryland-inspired menus and oceanfront views. The recently renovated space enhances the experience with great food, service, and ambiance. Highlights like the expertly cooked Rockfish and delightful Sticky Toffee Pudding make Tidelands a standout in Ocean City's dining scene, inviting you to return for more.

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The Current

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The Current Photo courtesy of the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort
The Current is located at 9100 Coastal Hwy Ocean City, MD 21842. On 2nd Floor in the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort.

Located on the 2nd-floor terrace of the Princess Royale Oceanfront Resort, The Current offers an open-air, “rooftop” experience. It's renowned for its cocktails and American menu, highlighted by a stunning ocean backdrop and a stylish setting. Savor the flavor of gourmet burgers cooked on an open flame grill and enjoy a selection of fun vacation cocktails, both frozen and on the rocks. Perfect for a relaxing evening or a lively night out, The Current combines luxury with culinary excellence, making it a must-visit during your Ocean City vacation.
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The Wedge Photo courtesy of The Wedge.
The Wedge is located at 806 South Atlantic Avenue Ocean City, MD 21842

The Wedge, a vibrant “rooftop” bar along Ocean City's Boardwalk, offers an extraordinary experience combining stunning coastal views and exceptional dining. From its location, you can take in the beautiful inlet view, perfect for watching boats on their deep-sea journeys and admiring the picturesque scenery of Assateague.  But the allure of The Wedge doesn't stop at its views. The bar is celebrated for its mouth-watering cuisine, including excellent pork carnitas tacos and blackened shrimp tacos, known for their flavor and quality. The culinary delights continue with absolutely amazing options like the shrimp salad and the fish BLT, both of which have garnered rave reviews.  To complement the food, The Wedge boasts a selection of adult beverages that are as impressive as the dishes. Guests often kick off their experience with a Pirates Punch or a refreshing Crush, setting the tone for a memorable visit.  With its combination of scenic beauty, lively atmosphere, and culinary excellence, The Wedge isn't just a place to eat and drink; it's a destination where every visit is an event. Whether you're there for the food, the views, or the vibrant atmosphere, The Wedge is a must-visit spot in Ocean City for an unforgettable rooftop experience.

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Each rooftop spot in Ocean City offers its own special blend of stunning views, delectable food, and exquisite drinks. They are ideal for various occasions, whether it’s a romantic evening, a fun gathering with friends, or a peaceful retreat. These venues not only serve great experiences but also frame them against the beautiful coastal backdrop of Ocean City, ensuring each visit is filled with unforgettable moments. For more places to eat in Ocean City, MD, click here.