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Catawba Inn

4112 N Crogan St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9797
(419) 797-2501
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Ranked #55 of 71 restaurants in Port Clinton
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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9 reviews from our community

44% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Catawba Island, Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

If you want a place to stop before catching the ferry to PIB, returning from PIB or just want to have great food and drinks on the casual side this is the place. Entertainment on the weekends with an outside patio bar as well. Locals love this place and the tourist are quick to see why.

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