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The Village Pump

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103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
+1 419-746-2281
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“perch” (87 reviews)
“lobster chowder” (22 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank bogeylinton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Waxah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank dianeoh1950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank TrishFromMich89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were visiting the area from out of state and had to eat perch and walleye! There are only a few restaurants so we walked around to select the one that “felt right”. Village Pump did not disappoint! We had a large table (11) which...More

Thank DDB51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the village pump on a rainy day in August. We were looking for a nice restaurant before heading back home. I thought that The Village Pump would just be a bar with bar food. I was right it is...More

Thank boiler2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Famous for perch tacos, my wife and I shared this entree and had plenty. Menu is very large with the open face steak sandwich also recommended... right in the heart of the small commercial district... very nice..

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, great food, and the Brandy Alexanders are a house specialty like you can't get any where else - unbelievable...Don't miss it!

Thank davez127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sure sure, you've hear about the brandy Alexander but for a real treat, try the perch basket. The bartender was friendly and we tried the obligatory Brandy Alexander but the real surprise was how great the perch basket was. Definitely a place to stop for...More

Thank Dball11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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: +1 419-746-2281
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