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All 12 Kelleys Island Restaurants

The Village Pump

103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The food and the service were both very disappointing. I would not go back. My wife and I were with another couple and we all had a negative experience with the food quality & poor service. The famous perch dinner was no better than a fast food joint and cost 2-3 times as much. The positive: the beer was cold.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The one location where you can feel the pulse of the island. Frequented by residents and visitors alike. Gary & Jackie Finger with their staff (hello Madison, Richie, Ann, Pam and so many more). Perch basket is a treat along with their Brandy Alexanders. The Pump is the first bar/restaurant to open on the island each year and the last... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I love the Village Pump! As a vegan, eating out can sometimes be challenging but the Pump very kindly created a delicious veggie sub for me that was so big I couldn't finish it. It's so nice to be able to go to a restaurant and eat something other than a salad. Also... the Pump fries are great! My husband... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Village Pump has the BEST staff with THE best service on the Island! The Perch dinner is my favorite and is always great but today was the BEST I've ever had! Kudos to the cook!

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Kelleys Island, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This place is amazing! Brandy Alexanders, the best Perch, and don't get me started on the Storm Cloud Shots! They say it's where the locals go. That is the truth! LOVED IT

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Kelleys Island, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Liked every thing. Best perch and brandy Alexander's any where Kid friendly. Good food and drink. Great service

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were seated right away with a smile. Told of favorites ... Brandy alexander is a must.. Really good burger... Waiter was great

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Drinks are good poor service. Waited for our waitress to come back so after 45 mins went to the bar to get the checks and mentioned we were in a hurry still took 15 mins to get them. Don't go not worth the wait.

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Indaina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Village Pump is something of a local tradition on Kellys Island. It is housed in an 100+ year old building that originally served as the island's post office. This is a no-frills restaurant with simple tables both in the bar and a large dining room. The windows look out over the harbor, which is nice, but that is about... More 

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Ashtabula, Ohio
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The rest of our meal was good, but the Lobster Chowder alone was worth the trip. Best I've ever tasted. Cheers.

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Additional Information about The Village Pump

Address: 103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American

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