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Dock's Beach House

252 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9452
419-732-6609
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droopster
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 via mobile

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
11 helpful votes 11 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Olmsted Falls
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Dock's beach House is one of our favorite get-aways, but unfortunately, the staff and service is always bad. Staff does not smile and it takes a very long time to get waited on. I can understand if it's extremely busy but we have never been there when it was packed and we always get the same treatment. Bar tenders act... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The atmosphere is wonderful with being directly on the water and having a beach you can walk out onto. The food is bar food nothing spectacular. The bar staff are unfriendly and don't know how to say thank you and should probably go work on put in Bay with their attitudes where everyone is drunk and don't care.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Found by taking a stroll of the area. Thursday night entertainment was Fantastic. Spoke to some regulars who gave us the history....we love this kind of story! Also Blessed to have Perfect weather on our visit.

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Columbus, Ohio
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213 reviews 213 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is not a fancy restaurant, so the pricing does seem to be a bit high for the kind of place this is. However, I do expect to pay a little more for seafood and the options range depending on the sophistication of the item. For example you can get fish or shrimp sandwiches and wraps or a Mediterranean or... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had 3 days in Port Clinton and ate at Dock's twice. The lunch food experience was very very good and we thoroughly enjoyed eating at the outside bar in the evening. We did not find anything anywhere near as good in Port Clinton. We will be spending a great deal of time in the area in the future and... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Sit and have drinks and/or food waterfront on Lake Erie. We stopped in late afternoon on a Sat and it was busy but we didn't wait. We sat outside at a table on the deck. Live (LoUd) music was playing over toward the bar area. Server was attentive and friendly. Drinks were good. Food was decent but overpriced for what... More

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