Dining at Ocean Downs

Several dining options are offered to please before, while or after playing!

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Whether you're looking for a quick snack, a sandwich on the go or dining in, there are plenty of choices.


Our brand new Waves restaurant! Revamped with all your local favorites, like our Eastern Shore Burger, and snacks from the boardwalk!

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Open during our live racing season, starting June 3rd. Pacers is a comfortable, casual dining room overlooking the racing action. Menu selections include a wide variety of appetizers, salads and hearty entree’s like our famous prime rib and award winning crab cakes.

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Poseidon's Pub

Pub style restaurant features a wide variety of options including pub fare as well as dinner entrees over looking the Racetrack!

*Must be 21 years or older to enter.

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The Clubhouse Turn

Quick grab and go menu so you can get your bets in and catch the race - burgers, hot dogs, pizza, chicken tenders, chicken wings, salads to hearty entrees.

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John Demajistre / Jim Glenn

John Demajistre: Native to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, John has spent many years in the culinary field. He had worked as line cooks in multiple hotels, managed kitchens in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Ocean View, Delaware. He became a part of the Ocean Downs team in 2011 as a Sous Chef, and assumed the position of Chef in 2016. He is a proud winner of the Ocean City Crab Soup Cook Off in 2017, and has many hobbies including golf and tournament Texas Hold‘em Poker.

Jim Glenn: Prior to his position as Chef at Poseidon's Pub, here at Ocean Downs, Jim has spent many years in the culinary field. Jim attended the Washington Culinary Institute in 1986. Afterwards, he had worked in an Ocean City Hotel and worked as Executive Chef in both an Upscale Restaurant, and a Hotel and Conference Center. In his free time, Jim enjoys volunteering, working with his church, and spending time with family.

From Left to Right: Chef Jim Glenn, Food and Beverage Director Erik Cantine, Chef John Demajistre