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Cleats Bar and Grill

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6801 East Harbor Road, zip 43440, Port Clinton, OH
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars

Depending on the day the waitstaff is either really good or god awful. I loved the food and the portions are huge. So go hungry or take home leftovers

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Families with children
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English first
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Depending on the day the waitstaff is either really good or god awful. I loved the food and the portions are huge. So go hungry or take home leftovers

Thank downsjunior
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

After a bad experience at a restaurant close by (Crabby Joe's, for which I have just posted a review) my friend and I were still hungry and came to Cleats for dinner. The food and service were excellent and we will be back.

Thank Aileen J
Port Clinton, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Four of us ate there 10-4-15. Browns game was on TV, and the bar was packed, we were seated in the dining area with a view of the marina. Brianne (sp?) was our waitress. We were seated quickly, waited on promptly. We all ordered the 22 oz. drafts, came cold and quickly. Three of us ordered the Reuben, two of... More 

Thank 88travelwizard88
Commerce Township
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Here kinda of at the end of season. This place was pretty packed on a Monday night. they did have a burger and beer special for only 5.00 which I did order. It was very good. They have views over looking the marina. Outdoor seating also was still available.

Thank jkn371
Fremont, Ohio
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This little gem is hidden in a marina between Port Clinton and Marblehead. Best wings I have had and quite honestly was surprised I did not review this restaurant in the past. They have great portions at moderate prices with a hangover burger which takes two to eat. The sandwiches are all good with a generous portion of seasoned fries... More 

Thank Rhodehouse1003
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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82 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This was our favorite "on the water" place to eat lunch. The food is good, has a nice selection & the service was decent (for a touristy place).

Thank debbow7
Howell, Michigan
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great food....great atmosphere.....great staff! If you enjoy waterfront dining then this is a fun place to hang out. We enjoy a meal while listening to music and then step outside for a few cocktails and gather around the fire pits!

1 Thank Roadie65
Parma, Ohio
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Cleats was a great addition to the Marblehead/Catawba area. Large indoor bar and seating area along with a large outdoor patio make this a regular stop for those in the area. Cleats also has a good selection of musical entertainment both indoors and out depending on the time of year and the weather. You can check out who is playing... More 

1 Thank miss_patty526
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very disappointed in quality of food. I ordered a buffalo chicken flatbread. There was less than an ounce or two of chicken cut up in small diced pieces. A little buffalo sauce and maybe three small pieces of banana peppers. No cheese,very little tomato sauce. All of this on what appeared to be unleavened bread. My wife did enjoy her... More 

Thank flbirdman
Hendersonville, TN
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I am not reviewing the food quality here as we are from a different area of the U.S.A., so perhaps the food is great to most people here. Our complaint is with the appearance of absolute confusion at the check-in and seating desk. We arrived before the normal "rush time" for dinner on a weekday. We were told it would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6801 East Harbor Road, zip 43440, Port Clinton, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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