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The Crow's Nest

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2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
+1 419-734-1742
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Terrific Betty's salad, good burgers and perch and walleye! Always like to sit outside so don't usually go if weather iffy. Inside dining is nice but sound can bounce ....Also have a nice bar and flatscreens.

Thank tacotex
Findlay, Ohio
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived @ 12:45 on Sunday in mid-August. Surprisingly few patrons. Party of six was seated promptly, drinks served and orders were taken - no problem. But, the food took longer than it should have. We joked that they must have had to catch the perch. My perch sandwich included 3 nice size fillets and was well done - highly recommend.... More 

Thank jaykE7478KI
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to go on a night when it had just stopped raining. We ate on the porch so the kids could use the bean bag targets that they have on the lawn. No one else was outside. They do have a bar area outside. When I went in to get a table it was very loud. They were open... More 

Thank travelling_w2_kids
Wichita, Kansas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved our food, I had the Walleye and my wife had hibachi chicken stir-fry, but the atmosphere was awfully loud.

Thank gerald105
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat somewhere with a water view and stopped nearby. After a lack of customer service to even get seated or acknowledged, we walked over to the Crow's Nest. They had customer service. We were greeted by 3 people other than the hostess letting us know we would be taken care of very shortly. Wait staff were very... More 

Thank Ron T
Sandusky, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good and the service was good. The only thing was it was so hot they could not keep it cool inside the restaurant.

1 Thank djean3
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here Tuesday August 2. We chose indoor dining. We didn't realize it was senior night until after we placed order, and we are in our forties. . DJ played oldies. Loud music prevented comfortable conversation. I ordered combination of walleye and perch. Walleye was undercooked and sent back in exchange for perch. Unacceptable for a Lake Erie restaurant... More 

Thank TweenTwinMom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another regular for us, food is good and we enjoy eating there, the service could be faster we did wait a little long for the food this time.

Thank David F
Samaria, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent, service was friendly and accommodating. The staff moved us off the patio immediately and placed us inside when mosquitos became too much. The place was quite busy and very noisy but the staff was quite good at managing so many people. The bathroom was clean and well stocked. The food was hot and fresh. We all ordered... More 

Thank Amy M
Northfield, Ohio
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food in a rockin' music atmosphere even on a Tuesday! Slow service on a hot night. Prices a little high, but draws a boating crowd that enjoy the party!

Thank SusanRN1116

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 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
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-1742
Under New Management, John and Marla Skweres have gone above and beyond! Offering Daily Dinner Specials, from .50 Wings, to Friday Prime Rib, half off appetizers and a spectacular view. The hospitality is unmatched, John is personally on hand most days to meet & greet the customers. Making sure that the food is as ordered and of excellent quality.

A new menu is now being offered as well, located on N. Buck Road, simply drive past East Harbor State Park - the Crows Nest is located on the left hand side of the road, offering a spectacular view of the harbor.

Spring and Summer Months offer outside dining and a Tiki bar for refreshments.

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