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The Village Pump

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
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103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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1,117 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a large group--6 adults and 4 kids under 6 years old--on our visit to Kelley's Island by ferry. We had enjoyed a full day of touring the island by golf carts and everyone was hungry. We ordered a selection of baskets of fish and clams that everyone enjoyed, especially the kids. Everything was perfect including the service. We... More 

Thank librarian73
Sedona, AZ
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring much of the island by golf cart we were hungry for lunch. The signage brought us in to the historic building, post office and barber shop turned bar and restaurant. Service was prompt. Drinks were good and food was better than expected. Lobster Bisque was excellent with a cheese twist . Perch tacos were much better than I... More 

Thank RedRox
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and drinks! Great atmosphere,friendly staff. Family friendly and hot food. We will definitely be back to visit

Thank AnnlovesKI
Broadview Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was surprisingly good, huge portions. BA's are a must! a little pricey, but at least you don't leave hungry.

Thank lawdawg87
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved the beverages and food. I ordered the red cream soda with the perch dinner!! It came with potato cakes and I enjoyed the meal supremely!!! We definitely will be back when we visit Kelly's Island!!

Thank Jennifer B
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at the Village Pump for lunch on a Friday because I had read so many good reviews here on TripAdvisor but it was just okay and not nearly as good as the restaurants we visited in Sandusky or where we ate dinner that night on the island (Dockers, which was great!) The Village Pump was... More 

Thank Katherine H
Zanesville, Ohio
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154 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My hubby actually asked me to marry him in this restaurant many years ago so we wanted to go back. We went in one afternoon for a drink and appetizers and it was good~I had the chicken tenders and the Stormcloud.....yummy. The next night we met a friend there and we had the perch~it was excellent but I felt they... More 

Thank Tigercar5
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a family lunch while spending the day on Kelley's. Perch dinners were great, kids got the pizza which was huge and tasty and my wife got chicken fingers and were some of the best we have had. Highly recommend.

Thank Scott M
Wyandotte, Michigan
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Staff were pleasant and service was fast for a Saturday evening. Food was excellent and servings more than enough. Highly recommend!

Thank jfyoscovits
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

First of all...the owners Gary and Jackie Finger are incredible people. When you walk in the place - they greet you as if it was the set of "Cheers!". These two people are lovely human beings. They have found their true calling in the Village Pump. The food is fantastic, the atmosphere is wonderful and The Village Pump is the... More 

Thank Enviro G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island
  • Phone Number: 4197462281

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