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Dock's Beach House

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252 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9452
419-732-6609
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
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    Very good
  • 19
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  • 9
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Right on the Lake Erie beach

One of the few restaurants located right on the beach in this area. We usually eat out on the deck and then sit on the beach chairs and enjoy the view. The food is a little pricier than other restaurants in the region, but the view is worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
Cheryl C
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Fremont
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English first
Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This has to be one of the best places on the Northcoast to relax and enjoy on a lazy summer afternoon or evening! With sandy beaches, live music, a great view, good food, and excellent service, you'll find yourself going back again, and again. Definitely a must go in the Port Clinton area!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

This place used to have a great menu pretty disappointed in options was a lot better before when i was here hope they make changes

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Loved the outdoor bar, but far too long to be waited on. Seems like the place was understaffed for a beautiful day.Fantastic burgers and fries!

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Norwalk, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

smitty1956 and some of our friends visited in august 2014and my experience there was excellent.i had a perch dinner and soda,it was a little pricey,but it was excellent. the view of the lake was beautiful and a refreshing breeze off the lake. i will come back.

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Pataskala, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Ate lunch right on the lake. Was very nice and relaxing to sit with my wife and eat a lunch while watching the lake.

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Fremont
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One of the few restaurants located right on the beach in this area. We usually eat out on the deck and then sit on the beach chairs and enjoy the view. The food is a little pricier than other restaurants in the region, but the view is worth it.

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droopster
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was really enthralled with this place. It's in a great location on the lake, lots of sand and, god willing, a beautiful sunset. I'm from Cleveland so perhaps one expects too much from this idyllic location. So, let's get real. It could be a great tiki bar but it isn't. The clientele is too eh.hh, well, family oriented (with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

View is pretty, food was pricey and mediochre, service was sub-par. None of the staff seemed to care. Even the bar drinks were bad...sent Long Islands back.

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Cleveland OH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very good all around restaurant. Very is excellent and the view is amazing. On the water. Always crowded.

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huntington in
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

No indoor seating that accommodated us. Bar area was packed, servers were busy, drinks were served in cheap plastic cups, food over priced

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 252 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-732-6609

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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