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Thimmes Fish Shack

619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
+1 740-653-9571
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (5 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
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619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Great seafood, though the oysters are small they are yummy. We came here for dinner, my fiance is from the area and kept telling me about it. It's old, but helps with the appeal of the place, ordered the oyster and fish sandwich, the fish...More

Thank androidman
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I love their fish sandwiches and their clams are great too. When I was there, there were only a couple of tables there and the waitress was so slow and so chit chat lame! Even the wait on the food seemed excessive, yet it was...More

Thank needlewings1
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Since well before I moved to Lancaster in 1975, Thimmes Fish Shack has been satisfying customers. It's been in the family all these years. The surroundings are plain vanilla with mostly hand done signs but one thing never changes. They know how to prepare the...More

Thank LongTimeResident43
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Both my wife and I had the shrimp, fish, clams and oyster dinner, with a plate of fries and coleslaw. Great service, excellent food cooked correctly. Glad we discovered this place on our way home to West Virginia, from Missouri. We'll be back !!!

Thank Winterhawk1960
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Best "clean" tasting fish I've ever had! Fish is caught ,flash frozen and shipped to restaurant... Can't get any fresher than that!!! You have to get at least two to eat there and one for the road!!! It's worth the trip😉

Thank sophia304
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is one of those places you don't know unless you are from here! We eat here 3 or 4 times a month. Started eating here when they were on Broad and "Mom and Pop" were still living! Great fish - limited menu...if you are...More

Thank thefishers2015
Reviewed 20 October 2016

good food and service as well. I am not huge fish person but have eaten here several times and they have a good fish sandwich.

Thank BigOrangeTenn
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A restaurant that has been serving families for generations. Fresh fish and even fried oysters! My favorite is the fish sandwich.

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The Thimmes Family, proprietors, have been known for many years for their good service and consistently delicious seafood served in a clean diner atmosphere! Menu items include oysters, fish, clam strips as well as homemade bean soup and tasty coleslaw! Wine and beer not offered....More

1  Thank Bobbi58
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a small, family owned restaurant. It is VERY clean and the décor has a home-style feel to it. Pop is canned (which doesn't bother us) and the portions are small. I love the fact that they have waffle fries which are my all...More

1  Thank shellbell616
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-653-9571
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