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The Village Pump

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103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place to eat!

The lobster bisque was excellent, as was the perch basket and club sandwich. We will definitely be back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
Louis I
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Dayton, Ohio
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have eaten at the Villge Pump and had perch there once a year for over 30 years. I guess it was bound to happen, but today was flavorless and not cooked well. Great service, though.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The lobster bisque was excellent, as was the perch basket and club sandwich. We will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Always a great time! Visit The Pump several times a year and the food and costumer service is always exceptional.

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

While staying at the State Park over the holiday weekend, we took a tour of the town and decided to stop here for lunch. We ordered the chicken salad sandwich, the lobster bisque, and the Italian ciabatta. We enjoyed every single bite! All of the staff members were extremely friendly, and each seemed to take turns checking on us to... More 

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Canal Fulton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Perch dinner was soooo good, and the tartar sauce was excellent. Could have done with less fries though. We had great service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stop by and enjoy dinner & a drink. Many things on the menu but my favorites are pump burger, sweet potato fries, brandy alexanders and many more. Decide for yourself.

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Brecksville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is 3+ stars. The atmosphere is 4+ stars. Good bar food in the atmosphere of your favorite neighborhood sports bar, all while enjoying the beautiful views of Lake Erie. Not fancy...just fun.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Whether you live on the island or its your first time at the pump Gary will greet you with a high five and a "Hey Bud!" which makes going to the pump the first and usually only stop on Kelleys. The perch and storm clouds are pretty phenomenal too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

best food on the island.. family place. It is truly amazing that you can walk in and get a high five from the man who owns the place when at other places you would never be able to find that.

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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?