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4112 N Crogan St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9797
(419) 797-2501
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
It's a bar with good bar food. Nothing fancy

If you're looking for something more ho some place else. This is a bar at the is buy the very busy ferry that goes to Put In Bay. Could it use a some sprucing up? Yep. Who cares though? The wait staff has always been friendly. The burgers and sandwiches are good. The pizza and wings look good but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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English first
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If you're looking for something more ho some place else. This is a bar at the is buy the very busy ferry that goes to Put In Bay. Could it use a some sprucing up? Yep. Who cares though? The wait staff has always been friendly. The burgers and sandwiches are good. The pizza and wings look good but we've... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Good food and great fun. We go here every year. Everyone is friendly, the service is great and prices are reasonable. It's fun to talk with people who are visiting the area and those who live in the area..

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Sure it's a dive by some peoples standards but it does not pretend to be anything other than that. The patio is a great place to have fun with your friends or meet new ones. Yes the bathrooms are not polished marble with an attendant but they serve their purpose. I do travel with a bunch of men on a... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Stopped inn Catawba inn last summer to see what it was like . Boy, did I make a mistake ! Service was unfriendly, food was terrible, drinks overpriced and the place smelled like pooh !!💩. Never again !!

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Massillon, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Need to fix the stairs out front. Broken ankle looking for a place to happen. Other than that nice outdoor seating.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Had a great time, the staff was really friendly, I would definitely go back again. If you're looking for low key this is a nice quiet place

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

This used to be one of our favorite places to stop (about 15 years ago) crablegs were great and service was fast and friendly. Over the years in has really "sunk" into the lake. When the music is so loud that the servers ask you to write your order on a napkin, you know you shouldn't stick around. Beer was... More 

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Port Clinton, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

I can't comment on the food as both times I've been there the food never arrived after an hour and a half wait. This place is terribly understaffed as a previous commenter wrote. The place is full of "hard core" drunks and after seeing the restroom, I'm glad i didn't eat there. If I could rate this place a minus... More 

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Port Clinton OH
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Been here several times - the good thing is drinks are very strong - BUT the prices vary depending on ????? which way the wind blows ???? Wait staff work very hard but service is slow as there is only one or two persons working the whole bar. Live music is TOO loud. And really - don't go in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I really enjoy the wings and cold beer at Catawba Inn. Service isn't ever fast, so of your rushing to catch the boat, just getting drinks may be the best option. It's also got better hours of operation than most places that I've found up around the lake. I really enjoy eating and drinking here.

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  • Address: 4112 N Crogan St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9797
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: (419) 797-2501

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