About Us



Bob Rhoads — Owner

Bob and his wife, Carol, are lovers of Ocean City. They currently reside in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but have their home up for sale in order to relocate to Ocean City permanently. Bob, like a lot of us, enjoys good-tasting food (especially oysters!) and appreciates fine wine.


Michael Rendell — Executive Chef

1991 Graduate of Baltimore International College. Cooking professionally for over 20 years in fine dining. Michael has worked for the Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Linwoods in Baltimore and the Gibson Island Club before moving to Ocean City 9 years ago to work locally. Michael believes in using bold yet simple flavors and the freshest products from local resources. On a personal note, Michael was born in Baltimore and is married to his wife, Karen and has two children, daughter, Miranda and son, Ronin.


Mark Wagner — General Manager

From Baltimore a veteren bartender/manager at Peerce's Plantation Mark also worked at Samanthas Nightclub in Ocean City during the 80's. Recently Mark spent 7 years bartending at Fresco's. Mark has always been about customer service and will insure you enjoy your experience at Ky West!

If you, your friends, and family are in Ocean City, don't forget to stop by Ky West!


  • Check Facebook for other specials and entertainment schedules!
  • Our Outdoor Patio is a great way to enjoy great food and drinks in the fresh outside air
  • Come in and see our giant Bubble Wall at our Bar, along with dining with the serenity of our Wall Mounted Aquariums
  • The Lounge with fireplace and intricate wall murals makes it a perfect place to kick back and enjoy one of our signature drinks
  • Our Happy Hour is from 4-7 pm every day!
  • Friday at the bar keyboardist Michael Smith plays live from 7pm - 11pm
  • Saturday at the bar DJ Rhoadie plays all your requests from 6pm - close