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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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371 Northwest Catawba Road, Put in Bay, OH
+1 419-285-8888
10:00 - 22:00
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Middle Bass, OH
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite places to eat on Put-in-Bay. It has great pub food and a great view of the harbor. I usually have either fish and chips or a burger.

Thank middlebass
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

While we were told this was one of the better places open in October - we would disagree. The food was not what we expected. Service okay, but selections is limited and a bit expensive for what you get. Went once and wouldn't go back.

Thank luvtravel505
Miramar Beach, Florida, United States
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My hubby loves this place, as it's sort of tradition for him to eat here when we arrive to town each visit. He always gets a burger, which is pretty tasty. I had a steak recently but wasn't overly impressed. It was fairly costly for a sub-par steak. I hate to leave "so so" reviews for places but I just... More 

Thank Stacey K
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Perhaps it was just the end of the tourist season and the business was tired, but I expected a little better than what I received. Our server, while very nice, was not attentive from the very beginning. We were going to have appetizers and dinner, but just opted for appetizers, and only because we were very hungry. We didn't feel... More 

Thank Jody D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had weekday business in Port Clinton and brought my wife and teen daughter under the premise that we can take the ferry over to fabled Put-In-Bay for the afternoon. None of us had been there but heard good things. The place was pretty much closed down during the week. Few food options. Mossbacks was recommended but was like one of... More 

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Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great place to try the Lake Erie Perch and Walleye! Nice ambiance and location. Prices are reasonable. One of our favorites!

Thank Carl S
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94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Ordered take out and it was great. The Land and Lake Burger with Perch Fillet was super. Cooked just right and the fries were good too.

Thank Carl L
Oak Park, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

worst steak I have ever had, it was grey in color , embarrassing. Had prime rib there last year that was great.

2 Thank nella10_11
Sparta, Michigan
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Best perch and perogies! Great menu at affordable prices. Love the staff!! Definitely stop by when you visit the island.

Thank Laurie & Todd V
Brownsville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The first place we ate on the island when we arrived. There menu had a good bit of food to choose from. The staff was friendly and food was very good.

Thank streetrod69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 Northwest Catawba Road, Put in Bay, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-8888

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