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Island House

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131 Division Street, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
(419) 746-2800
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Different from the rest - in a good way!

The Island House restaurant is the place to go if you're tired of the same old menus at all of the other restaurants on the island. They have more options than the typical fried fish baskets & burgers found elsewhere. They have a huge outdoor bar & seating area, as well as a bar & some seating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
dopey1200
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Worthington, Ohio
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The simple fact is that there's really not any restaurant or pub nearing outstanding on Kelleys Island. Most of the places to eat exist as much to sell alcohol as to provide good food. A few of the places have decent fish and chips (Lake Erie perch). The Island House could become a significant step up with a little more... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The Island House restaurant is the place to go if you're tired of the same old menus at all of the other restaurants on the island. They have more options than the typical fried fish baskets & burgers found elsewhere. They have a huge outdoor bar & seating area, as well as a bar & some seating inside. Service was... More 

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Thank dopey1200
Cleveland, Ohio
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We loved both the meals we had at Island House this past weekend. The food was different than offered at other places on the island. Plus, there was a lot of variety. Highly recommend the Grazer's appetizer, the steak, pork chop, duck breast, and fish tacos. It must be difficult to source high-quality ingredients to the island. But the extra... More 

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Thank Moki75
Elyria, Ohio
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I love Bag the Moon the most for food and drinks. Say hello to the Reddingers. Get your Best Brandy Alexander at the Pump as Bag the Moon doesn't do anymore.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

As a healthy eatet i really enjoyed the vegetarian burger and sopa noodles. They were fantastic. Our server was great as well.

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Thank Sara D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place for a drink and relax. Staff was very tentative and good music. I didn't eat anything there so can't review food but from what I seen it looked delicious

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I both went here for dinner, the food was excellent. Our waitress was great too, the only issue was the fact it was slammed and it appeared they only had two waitresses for the whole restaurant. Overall a great atmosphere and great food, but the lack of staff could be an issue on a weekend for sure.

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Thank Nathan K
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you are looking for local Lake Erie seafood fare you may not find it here, but if you are open to a nice variety of offerings, well prepared and served by helpful wait staff you should give IH a try. Good cocktails, excellent wines and very nice meals. Looking for a dinner salad? Consider one of the Paleo Bowl... More 

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Thank Richard W
Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Food was good, but they were out of one or two dishes so my friend had to order something else. I am a simple person, so I like simple food. If you are into restaurants with unusual and creative meals, this is your place!

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Thank Cynthia B
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

There aren't many places to get a good cocktail on Kelley's island, so finding a talented bartender behind the outside bar at the Island House made us really happy. I cannot remember his name, but he made a great strawberry rhubarb shrub that he paired with gin in a creative riff on a Tom Collins. For $5 at happy hour,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 131 Division Street, Kelleys Island, OH 43438
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island
  • Phone Number: (419) 746-2800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?