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The Village Pump

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) #1 of 12 Restaurants in Kelleys Island $$ - $$$ American, ,
103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
+1 419-746-2281
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“perch basket” (19 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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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
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...More

Thank Enviro G
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Normally I was say it's a little high priced but it is on an island. We had 2 great burgers and an enormous amount of fries. The lady behind the bar was really nice too.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We love to take the Jet over to Kelley's for the day! It's a quiet, relaxing little Island to explore. And always always.... we have lunch at The Village Pump! They have the BEST fried perch anywhere! Always fresh and crisp and tasty. Served in...More

Thank Gretchen S
Reviewed March 8, 2016

The Village Pump is a friendly place where there is always a welcome. Open early in the season they host an Early Bird Party and offer traditional bar food plus fresh Lake Erie fish.

Thank Judy D
Reviewed March 6, 2016

When my wife and I go to Kelleys this is always our first stop. The food is great , the staff is awesome don't leave without having a lemon drop or frozen brandy alexander. Make the Pump your first you won't regret it!! Much love...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Fantastic Quesadillas and we travel an hour by boat with the better half wants one. Friendly Service and no matter how busy you may think they are, the speed of ordering to being delivered is not a factor. Fast delivery, GREAT FRESH FOOD and Wonderful...More

1  Thank Kerry M
Reviewed March 6, 2016

The perch is so amazing. We just skip all the fries and other stuff and go for the one pound of perch. Who needs fries?? (although they are good). Friendly place. They handle the summer crowds really well. We never go to the Island without...More

Thank Joni S
Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This is always a stop for us when we go to Kelley's Island; for me, it's all about the lobster bisque! I have never had a bad meal here, nor has my husband. The bisque is amazing and worth it to make the trip to...More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere lends itself to an old fishermen's pub. The perch is great their specialty drinks aren't too shabby either! Great and friendly staff top off this down to earth pub.

Thank Patrick M
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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
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, 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: +1 419-746-2281
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