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Riptide by the Bay

Riptide by the Bay is the result of atmosphere and culinary experience, utilizing local Chesapeake seafood that combines West Coast flavors and Baltimore’s Traditional Roots. More than a seafood restaurant and crabhouse, Riptide houses innovation and entertainment while overlooking the beautiful waterfront in Historic Fells Point. Riptide is alive with a flavor and acclaim that has consistently made us one of the best restaurants in Charm City! Fresh. Colorful. Fun. Riptide by the Bay is where the locals lounge.
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120 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
(120 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 120 reviews
5 stars
(27)
4 stars
(54)
3 stars
(28)
2 stars
(10)
1 star
(1)
Food 
3.8 / 5
(Very Good) 3.8 / 5
Service 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Ambiance 
3.6 / 5
(Very Good) 3.6 / 5
Noise Level
2.1 / 3
Energetic
Value 
3.3 / 5
(Very Good) 3.3 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(38)
  • good for groups(31)
  • vibrant bar scene(24)
  • great for lunch(23)
  • fit for foodies(19)
  • kid-friendly(14)
Riptide by the Bay Reviews List
Review 1 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 2 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
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Review 3 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 11/03/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/03/2015
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/03/2015
 2015
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Review 5 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Should have stayed with seafood

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"I usually get seafood but was in the mood for red meat. I should have stayed with what they are good at... that is, seafood dishes. The steak was good but for the price, I expected something better than what I can grill myself. I would still recommend the restaurant for again... seafood."
Dined on 1/12/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 6 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/09/2016
 2014
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Review 7 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2015
Special Features: vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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Review 8 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2015
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 9 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Service was slow and erratic. Food was delivered before the condiments. By the time condiments arrived the food was cold. If you order the Md Crab Bisque, check to make certain there is crab in the soup. We had to send our's back.
Over all the staff was friendly."
Dined on 1/01/2016
 2013
Special Features: great for brunch
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Review 10 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/02/2016
 2013
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Review 11 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, late-night find
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Review 12 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/04/2015
 2011
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Review 13 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 14 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/09/2015
 2015
Dined on 11/09/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/09/2015
 2015
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Review 15 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Go elsewhere for crabs

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We went for crabs on a Friday night. "Jumbo" were $10 each, and we ordered a dozen. They were "extra large" at best, and a couple weren't even that. Two had gray, runny meat. The others were dry and not at all sweet. Very disappointing, especially for $120."
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2015
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Review 16 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
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Review 17 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
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Review 18 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2008
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 19 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/04/2015
 2009
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Review 20 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/13/2015
 2013
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2013
Special Features: hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 21 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 11/14/2015
 2013
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Review 22 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Needs repair!

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Dined on 11/06/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2009
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The first table we tried was broken and wobbly. The second one we tried, the table top was sticky all over as if the varnish wasn't completely dried or prepared properly. The only waiter was also the bartender, so not much help. We ended up leaving without ordering."
Dined on 11/06/2015
 2009
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Review 23 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/07/2015
 2012
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2012
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Review 24 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Nice place to get together with friends!

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We came here during a recent trip to Baltimore, and we were not disappointed! Our table was ready when we go to Riptide, and we were greeted by our waitress immediately. It was Halloween night, and she was in costume, which was great! The food was excellent - we started out with oysters on the half shell and warm crab dip, and then moved on to out entrees. I had the chilean sea bass, and it was amazing. The only disappointment was the dessert - we had only two choices, and we went with the creme brulee. Not good. At all. I love creme brulee, so maybe I am biased, but I would never order this here again. It was thick and rubbery, and almost flavorless.
Other than the dessert, would I recommend this restaurant? Absolutely. Will I make a reservation again? Definitely. This was a wonderful place to eat!
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Dined on 10/31/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups
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Review 25 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/25/2015
 2011
Dined on 10/25/2015
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/25/2015
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, kid-friendly
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Review 26 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Special Features: hot spot, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/24/2015
 2013
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2013
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 28 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/19/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 29 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Review 30 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Good but trendy -for 20 somethings

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Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in but quickly saw that it was a big bar scene and lots of trendy diners. Food was good - a bit too much cayenne on the shrimp thanks - and wish you'd rinse the beer glasses with cold water to get rid of the soap, as it makes the beer go flat."
Dined on 10/17/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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Review 31 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Special night, special place

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Took my 23 yr old daughter here for "date night". I take her out one or more special places each year. This was definitely one of them. Fodd was great. Service good. Location was cool and wine was tasty. The beginning of a great night. Would return here in a minute. With a bottle of wine and apps we were out of there for about $130."
Dined on 10/03/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 32 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Seafood

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Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I wanted some good seafood and Riptide delivered. The oysters, shrimp and crab legs were great."
Dined on 10/10/2015
 2014
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 33 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 10/05/2015
 2011
Dined on 10/05/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/05/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 34 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 8/28/2015
 2011
Dined on 8/28/2015
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/28/2015
 2011
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Review 35 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/22/2015
 2015
Dined on 9/22/2015
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 9/22/2015
 2015
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Review 36 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 9/18/2015
 2014
Dined on 9/18/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 9/18/2015
 2014
Special Features: late-night find
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Review 37 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The lobster ravioli portion is tiny! Only four ravioli for $21. The crab Mac n cheese was also pretty small."
Dined on 9/12/2015
 2012
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Review 38 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Neighborhood Gathering Place

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent food, excellent service, excellent food combinations and a very, very, friendly staff patronage. I enjoyed my Sunday brunch immensely that I have made plans to return and sample a whole weekend at Riptide by the Bay."
Dined on 9/06/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 39 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

CRABS ONLY!

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Decided to take my hubby to Riptide for his birthday. We were starving. We wanted some blue crabs and also dinner, so we ordered 4 large crabs ($8 a piece), a shrimp potsticker appetizer and two entrees (him steak, me fish tacos). The crabs were very meaty and so good. The potstickers came next. They literally had NO TASTE. And the "soy-ginger" dipping sauce was watery. Our entrees were next, his steak again NO TASTE. He asked for A1 or any kind of steak sauce to add some flavor to it, but the waitress said they didn't have anything. He didn't eat it. He asked for a doggy bag so he could take it home and add seasonings to it. My fish tacos.....lord have mercy....I have never had anything that bland in my life. I asked for salt and pepper the waitress was like....let me see if I can find you some. (Me-Wait - you all dont have salt in pepper in the restaurant??) That explains the lack of flavor in the food. It doesn't have to be drowned in salt and pepper but a little bit can bring out the flavors in a dish. Im jus saying.... Overall I would definitely go back for the crabs and beer (they had $3.00 craft draft beers on the night we there). LOVE!! They should not be serving regular food though. Just CRABS!"
Dined on 8/18/2015
 2014
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 40 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 9/02/2015
 2013
Dined on 9/02/2015
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 9/02/2015
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 41 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/31/2015
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 42 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 8/29/2015
 2010
Dined on 8/29/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 8/29/2015
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, hot spot, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Best Crab Legs

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I had the best crab legs I've ever had here! All of our food was very good and out waiter was very good as well! Would definitely go back next time we are in town."
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, kid-friendly
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Review 44 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2008
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2008
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2008
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Review 45 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Fun spot

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Friendly, vibrant spot. Crowd mostly younger than we were (65-70). Excellent Maryland seafood served informally. Brunch items til 3 PM (we ate there on a Saturday). Few minutes walk from the Water Taxi-- an easy way to get there from Inner Harbor."
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2008
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 46 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 8/22/2015
 2009
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 8/22/2015
 2009
Special Features: good for groups, hot spot, great for lunch, scenic view
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Review 47 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 8/16/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/16/2015
 2015
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 8/16/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find
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Review 48 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/15/2015
 2009
Dined on 8/15/2015
 2009
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent service Great jumbo crabs."
Dined on 8/15/2015
 2009
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Review 49 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/14/2015
 2005
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Review 50 for Riptide by the Bay
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/02/2015
 2015
Dined on 8/02/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 8/02/2015
 2015
Special Features: good for groups, scenic view, kid-friendly
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