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The Village Pump


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$10 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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All reviews perch lobster chowder fries quesadilla sandwiches brandy alexanders lake erie friendly place food is excellent bar food great job fun atmosphere few hours cold beer the wait staff great place to eat golf cart
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love The Pump! Every time we are on the island we go for lunch & drinks. The Brandy Alexander’s are THE BEST! I love the chicken tenders basket as well as most of the other menu items. The service is awesome & the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kimnart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate dinner here with family members during the off-season. Employees were very nice and the place was pretty empty, so we had our choice of tables. Food portions were generous and everyone enjoyed the meal of their choice. They had several choices for the kids...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DYoung0354
Reviewed December 16, 2018

All the food is excellent here, however, this has to be the best Lake Erie perch anywhere! Lightly breaded right there at the restaurant and their tarter sauce is to die for. Can't explain it, you have to try it yourself!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank coachfiko
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We often take the local ferry to Kelley's Island just to eat at this local haunt. Great chowder and perch! Worth the trip!! They serve decent wines also, not just island wines.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Saschanke
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Super nice and friendly! They didn’t open until 10:30 am on a Monday but still welcomed us in at 10, made a fresh pot of coffee and a brandy Alexander! Delicious lunch of BLT and chicken noodle soup. Island folks- love ‘em!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Sherpa368863
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Love the place and we come there every year for many years. good fish at a fair price, cold beer and a fun atmosphere

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bogeylinton
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Their claim to fame is their Brandy Alexander. YES! They deserve the gold medal on this one. If you order nothing else here, get the Brandy Alexander. We also ordered the walleye bites basket and the perch fish and chips. The fish was well done,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank redfoxy1
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

If You’re island hopping on Lake Erie, you will definitely want to stop here for fried perch and walleye bites. Great food, good Great Lakes beer and a view of the lake. The atmosphere is casual and the wait staff is excellent. A friend was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Waxah
Reviewed August 20, 2018

That's all you have to know. Great perch. Just the sandwich is beyond generous. More with the dinner, of course. Probably enough to share, unless you're greedy with good fish as am I. The Walleye is served in "bites" heaped in a basket. Very good...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dianeoh1950
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Stopped in for a quick casual dinner, food was excellent! We had fresh perch and walleye! Reasonably priced, nice atmosphere, good service.

Date of visit: August 2018
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