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Phil's Inn Restaurant

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1708 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
419-734-9023
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Dinner after Cedar Point

Small place with wonderful people. They said to try the sauce so I got a combination of lasagna and spaghetti. They smothered both with a rich tomato sauce. Sauce to be honest was a little heavy, needed a more tangy flavor for my taste. But I ate the whole thing. Bread was plain white bread... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Larry W
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Mishicot, Wisconsin
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband thought the spaghetti sauce was the best he'd ever had; I disliked it to the point I went away hungry. To me it tasted burned or smoky. I just read another review where people in the same party felt they were served different sauces. Maybe that's what happened to us. I do agree with others that the bread... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The food is pretty good and always go home with leftovers. The waitstaff is pretty cool and very attentive always making sure your taken care of.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visit Phil's every time we're in Port Clinton. Their sauce is sooo good! They also hand make the ravioli, which is excellent. Very reasonably priced, and lots of food for the money.

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Redondo Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Dined there both nights ordered same thing as it was outstanding. Home-made italian sauce. Excellent and friendly service. I had the combo raviola and lasagna ; also home-made salad dressings. Comfortable eclectic atmosphere.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a small place and I was expecting this to be a hidden gem Unfortunately it was wasn't My food was good to a point The spaghetti and meatball is good Unfortunately my spaghetti was drowned in the sauce The sauce was good, but not so good I wanted to swim in it My dinner came with a salad... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

If you love homemade Italian food, Phil's Inn Restaurant in Port Clinton, Ohio is the place to go. They have the most amazing lasagna and sauce. The homemade bread is delicious also. 19 years ago my husband and I spent our honeymoon at Lake Erie and ate at Phil's. When we went back a week ago, it was as great... More 

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Richwood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

My aunts and uncles have been there and for our anniv. we went there and took our daughter. It is a small homey place. We had the perch and was awesome and big portions. Then my aunt and uncle got some kind of sandwich with huge sliced homemade bread and cheese and onions plus sides. The only problem is all... More 

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Georgetown, Ky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

OMG! I just had the best lasagna I've ever eaten here at Phil's! Huge portion that left me stuffed. The sauce was fantastic! It's a small diner sitting across the street from Lake Erie and well-worth stopping here to eat. I HIGHLY recommend Phil's!

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Mishicot, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Small place with wonderful people. They said to try the sauce so I got a combination of lasagna and spaghetti. They smothered both with a rich tomato sauce. Sauce to be honest was a little heavy, needed a more tangy flavor for my taste. But I ate the whole thing. Bread was plain white bread but you could tell it... More 

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My mother and I visited Phil's today. Been going here 50+ years. There was a problem with the pos printer, but the food was as good as I remembered. I had the spaghetti special and my mother had the fish and chips.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1708 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-734-9023

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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