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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

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449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
14409643222
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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London, United Kingdom
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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 

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Salem, Ohio
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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.

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Thank Eric C
Shandon, Ohio
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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!

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Thank Melissa P
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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!

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Thank Stefers2208
Mount Gilead, Ohio
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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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

This was a great visit! Very good service and food! We visited with my parents who go at least once a week! My dad has celiac disease so their food accommodates his gluten free diet.

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North Kingsville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

If you visit Ashtabula from out of town, you have to visit Hil Mak's. This seafood restaurant is amazing! I love the clam chowder and twice baked potatoes. It's best to call for reservations.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

The dinners are very good and get good size portions. The fish is very fresh I can tell you that. They have specials for what they get certain weeks but the perch and walleye are the specialties and prepared excellent. Service is good and they can be very busy and still give good service. So excellent food and service and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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?