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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

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449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Austinburg, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can count on great food-consistently. My husband would go there every week, but I like a little variety. Fresh fish from the blackboard or you can order from the menu. Prices about $17 - $26. Very crowded; customers and wait staff can hardly move around the floor on a Friday evening, when we usually go. Also, parking lot pretty... More 

Thank jtoodles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I make special efforts to go to Hil-Mak when we are near Ashtabula. We have taken the opportunities the choose several different items and have never been disappointed. From walleye to swordfish.

Thank 7034lithopolis
Green Bank, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best seafood restaurants I have eaten in in a long time! I had a key lime haddock that was amazing. Crab cakes loaded with crab meat, calamari, great beer selection. Make a reservation! It was packed on a Wed. evening, but the food did not take long at all to be served. My mother had... More 

Thank ejzk
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On our trip to Ohio from California, our friends took us to Hil Mak for lunch. They had heard it was good. It was so much more than we expected. Very cozy, comfortable atmosphere with wonderful food and service. Loved the fried clams and the fresh baked dinner rolls especially. The garden salads and cole slaw were wonderful. The perch... More 

Thank Karen C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Hil Mak restaurant ( and fish mkt) have been summer dining staples in our family for decades. You just don't get better quality, better prepared and simply excellent seafood anywhere. Yep, tuna, oysters and lobster on Lake Erie seems oxymoronic but I promise you! Give it a try and you'll love it.

1 Thank adharman12
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I've eaten twice at Hil Mak's - once in 2014 and once recently. Unprepossessing from the outside, the ambiance inside is unusual - poor lighting makes it very dark, there are stuffed fish and nautical bric-a-brac all round the walls interspersed with interesting photographs, and its freezing cold (so cold that even with the outside temperature in the 80s, we... More 

Thank p_d_s_ashby
Salem, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding! The food was excellent and the service was top notch. Met the owners and they go out of there way to treat you to a fabulous time.

Thank Eric C
Shandon, Ohio
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Haddock was fluffy, scallops perfectly cooked in this buttery delicious Lobster Bisque. Definitely a great meal with family!

Thank Melissa P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Best seafood in Ashtabula! And delicious rolls lol (I love carbs). Very friendly waitress and definitely one of the many good places to eat on Bridge Street!

Thank Stefers2208
Mount Gilead, Ohio
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is one of our fav stops each time we come to Geneva-on-the-Lake area. Great family owned seafood stop! They are knowledgable in helping complete your order if you're not sure how much fish you need.

1 Thank Traci R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: 14409643222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?