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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
+1 440-964-3222
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (32 reviews)
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
“haddock” (6 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went into Ashtabula to take my 88 year old father to dinner. As the hostess went to seat us she took a look at my father's walker and said " can you walk around the back of the tables? I really can't have you walking...More

1  Thank Zam19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard so many great things about this place, but just found it average. I was looking forward to a Perch dinner like I get when I am home in Michigan, but found this wasn't it. The Perch was overcooked and you only got...More

Thank Mercedes4813
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Went to this restaurant food was excellent. The waitress was very nice. Brought us our drinks and salads. Was able to answer all our questions about the fish and crabs. My husband and 2 friends had the soft shell crab it was cooked perfectly. Everything...More

Thank mlr39
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were on our way to Marblehead from Pa and decided to stop for dinner. Place was full for a Thursday evening. We were quickly seated, given menus and had our drink order taken. Nicole our waitress came over and what a great person. She...More

1  Thank John N
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

My husband got the shrimp and scallops in Alfredo sauce he absolutely loved it. I got the haddock with double baked potato, my haddock could have been seasoned more. Overall the food was good, seems like a great place. Some people I talked to like...More

Thank droman33
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Hil Mak's is an institution in Ashtabula, Ohio. It is not pretentious; more like having dinner in a friend's (very busy) dining room. The seafood is always very fresh and well-prepared. The side dishes are plain--potatoes of various kinds (baked, twice-baked, fries), a steamed green...More

1  Thank VirtualFarmBoy
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I've been raised on the chowder and seafood from this restaurant and fish market my whole life.....the East Coast has nothing better than this Northeast Ohio gem. A must Ashtabula Harbor visit!

Thank Kerri B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This place reminds me of a local hole-in-the-wall, seriously, they are usually the place to go to get great food. This was no exception! They had a chalkboard of fresh fish of the day and a pretty good size menu. I ordered a chalkboard special...More

Thank LoriDeOregon
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Great seafood, worth the drive from Pymatuning lake , loved the crab cakes and carrot cake . Our neighbors recommended it and we Can't wait to go back. Great service and cute older atmosphere .

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Really good fried seafood! Love the variety platter. Surprised they do not offer deep fried oysters, or scallops. Two of my favorites. Atmosphere and restaurant could use a MAJOR renovation. Seating area is small, cramped, and not very comfortable. The place looks clean, but due...More

Thank Tambra1968
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17 June 2017|
Response from LoriDeOregon | Reviewed this property |
They are not currently open any days for lunch, only dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: +1 440-964-3222
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