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3260 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3168
419-797-3260
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Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Reccommend Rudders

Great food made to order. Homemade baked goods and pastries. The eating area is small but there are tables outside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
Kathy D
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Great food made to order. Homemade baked goods and pastries. The eating area is small but there are tables outside.

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Thank Kathy D
Port Clinton, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Love this local place where everyone is welcomed. The food is fresh and delicious and the staff is the best! They also have a pet friendly outside deck which was perfect for us.

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Thank Kay P
Marysville, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The atmosphere is wonderful reminds me of sitting in Key West. The sandwiches are fresh and the wasabi tuna is really good. My daughter talked me into it and now we won't order anything else. The cookies are really good as well. When you are done browse the gift shop which is interesting.

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Thank Jennifer S
Olmsted Falls, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food and service. The gift shop has the most unique items, although not a large shop. Please stop here when you are in the area. You won't regret it.

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Thank Heather H
Port Clinton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Excellent cappuccinos and a wonderful menu selection, a great stop for a bite and beverage. Recommend: The pizzas. Can't go wrong. A good cappuccino can change your day too. Their espresso based beverages are great. Can get a little busy in there, but a good place to stop.

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Thank Commander_Emily
Ohio City, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great service very time we come here. We stop on our way to the Miller Ferry. Great chocolate chip and lemon scones!

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Thank Emily B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is so good - the bread, the wraps, the meat, the beans , the sides. I've had everything from a veggie wrap to a super meaty Reuben and never been disappointed. The ingredients are fresh. There's also a fun little store attached to it and they do catering.

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Thank CatherineCello
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Tried Rudder's for breakfast and enjoyed it. Good coffee, strudel, and muffins. Croissant egg sandwich pretty good also, but I'll probably try scones next visit. Very friendly and accommodating staff. Looks like they have nice deli selections for a lunch stop. Enjoyed browsing the gift shop areas after eating.

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Thank Tag1126
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Good menu, great food (try the Turkey Reuben), and excellent line-up service. Easy drive to Catawba Island State Park, an excellent site, by Moore's Dock, for a picnic--food by Rudder's. In May, enjoy your lunch and be entertained by the Blue Herons around the Dock!

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Thank Maureen D
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I was pleasantly surprised to find this deli in the area. The quality of food and selection was on par with delis in bigger cities. The staff were very accommodating to my food needs. Highly recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 3260 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3168
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-797-3260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

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