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Pickle Bill's Lobster House

101 River St., Grand River, OH 44045
+1 440-352-6343
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible15%
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“seafood” (39 reviews)
“fried dough” (13 reviews)
“snow crab” (9 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 River St., Grand River, OH 44045
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61 - 70 of 232 reviews

Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

First time there for my boyfriend, myself and another couple. Had reservations on a week night at 6:30. Although at least 4 employees acknowledged us, it took 5 minutes (at least) to be seated. Drink orders were promptly taken, but server was short with us....More

2  Thank Krista H
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Called ahead about reservations, the person that answered was rude, he said if under an hour wait they do not take reservations. When we arrived the wait was about 30 minutes. We were seated outside in the covered porch overlooking the waterway. The server was...More

Thank tj3js289
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We visit about once a year and generally at that visit remember why we don't dine here more frequently. The food and service are uneven. I had great fried shrimp, the lobster bisque was superb, but the clams were so tough that they were sent...More

1  Thank sierradog1
Reviewed July 4, 2016

My crab legs were cold sent back twice, settled for warm:-(. But the biggest of all complaints Coast Guard came in to have dinner for him and his wife wanted to order Take Out. Denied the restaurant was not even busy! I asked to talk...More

2  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed July 3, 2016

we went with friends for a birthday celebration, I got lukewarm lobster tail not warm enough for the money spent. I want fresh hot food when I dine out. service was by a bunch of young kids with little knowledge or experience. it was not...More

2  Thank Roballclean
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This place has a great location, atmosphere and so fun! The décor is awesome and creative. It's not cheap but it's worth it once and a while. Decent-good food. Can step off your boat and get lunch/dinner. Can come and hang out at the bar...More

Thank Ashley & Carl S
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch for our first year wedding anniversary one of the first places we had gone when we met good Portobello .bad service must need a busboy food all over the tables and sub par Seafood we haven't been there for two years and...More

2  Thank brucecart
Reviewed June 20, 2016

My son and I visited for Fathers Day while in the area. Great by the river dining and he loved the decor,which is interesting,if not kitschy. We had the all you could eat of the local fish-Perch and Walleye. Perch is thinner and smaller,while the...More

Thank ThoughtsofRS
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Overall the waitress was the best part. Food was mediocre and not worth the price. Stuffed mushroom was dry, mixed basket consisted of only 5 pieces, we had to pick corn silk off of our ears of corn, water tasted horrible: like it was scooped...More

4  Thank BruceandRenee O
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Fascinating building and decor, could spend hour just wandering around and looking at stuff. Meal was great: salad cold, fresh, on cold platter, nice mic, good croutons. lobster Bisque actually had lobster as well as flavor. Fried dough has to be experienced, be careful not...More

Thank Dave M
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February 23, 2017|
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Response from Marilyn M | Property representative |
Reservations are NEVER required, but ALWAYS recommended.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 River St., Grand River, OH 44045
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Grand River
  • Phone Number: +1 440-352-6343
  • E-mail
Large eclectic restaurant with river views from all seats. Open year round. Winter time only open for dinner Wed - Sunday. Home of the All You Can Eat Crab & more.... Spring & Summer Open for Lunch as well. Floating Barge on the River, dock up with your boat. We have a a roof top bar open in the spring and summer as well. Call anytime for reservations.
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