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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
+1 440-964-3222
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“perch” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
“clam chowder” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

This restaurant has very good food for couples where one does not favor seafood. The ribs and steaks are top notch and my wife truly loves the crab cakes and the Captains platter. The atmosphere is quiet and pleasant. The wait staff is pleasant and...More

2  Thank tajiri02
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We have been going to Hil-Maks for years. The fresh seafood is the best, my personal favorite is halibut with the key lime beurre blanc sauce...2nd choice is the sockeye or king salmon. The staff is so friendly even when it may be busy. If...More

1  Thank suzylovestocook
Reviewed 15 October 2015

If you like perch or walleye, this is the place to go! It's fresh and well prepared, and the servings are generous. It does cost a bit more than other restaurants, but the quality is worth it!

1  Thank Diane G
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Went for a special birthday treat with my family. Had haddock and scallops with a lobster bisque. The meal was delicious, but priced at $26 a plate. Kind of steep for what I am used to paying for but it's a great place for very...More

2  Thank Chad G
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We ate at Hil Mak's on a busy Saturday evening when there were many people in town for a sailing race. Although the place was packed, they squeezed us in. The hostess (who I suspect was the owner) was chatty and quite friendly. There were...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Our first visit was good, service was very attentive, interior needs updating... the food is good but for the prices I expected more out of our meal

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I read about this restaurant here on trip advisor. I went very early to get a table and a parking spot. I was seated immediately. The food was good. I liked my house salad with the add-ons of bacon and croutons. The perch was good,...More

Thank yoohoo614
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Wednesday eve about 7:30 pm and probably about 7 tables open. We stood at the counter 10 or 12 minutes before we were seated. The woman directed us to our seats and went about her way busily doing this and that. Drink orders were taken...More

1  Thank 182p
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We went for supper and got there just as they opened at 5 pm, so we didn't have to wait. We split the Captain's Platter, which was a variety of fish, all fried. There was not much on the menu that was not fried, but...More

Thank 460rebeccah
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The fish market is behind the restaurant (drive around the corner to W 5th St) and has a wonderful selection of fresh fish. My wife and I particularly love the Lake Erie (Yellow) Perch. The friendly folks in the fish market have a lightly breaded...More

Thank cigarmac
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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