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Dock's Beach House

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252 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9452
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 7 in our party early on a Saturday evening and wanted to sit outside. There were 2 four top tables and they would not push them together for us or put on one bill. Unwilling to find a solution. Then my food came out after everyone else was already done eating. I guess they figure people will go... More 

1 Thank Raggz
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prices high, no atmosphere, food very mediocre w Walleye all batter, rushed, noisy and crowded outside. No customer acknowledgment by host.

1 Thank toots662015
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Toledo and we make frequent trips during the summer to Dock's. The perch sandwich is amazing, and the patio has a beautiful view of the lake. We are motorcycle people, and it is a nice ride from Toledo.

Thank Barbara H
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Talk about a low stress place to enjoy a dinner while watching the sun go down over the lake. Service was excellent! Food, very good with locally caught fish options. Decent selection of local craft beers, they should add more

Thank itraveleverywhere
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good eats, a little pricey. food is always good, decent selection of beers. wait staff is nice. the back porch and outside seating area is the best, especially if you can catch a sunset while you are there. make sure to stop by if you are in the area.

Thank BuckeyeLady81
Zanesville, Ohio
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have a few cold beers and great food. The views are awesome, the service is great, and the appetizers are good. The prices are reasonable.

Thank jjcruzin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

We were in Port Clinton for business and when finished wanted to eat on the water! It was a beautiful afternoon & we sat outside where we could see the water. Our waitress was quick to come, efficient and attentive. We asked her several questions and she was knowledgeable about the menu! We had Lake Erie Yellow Perch and it... More 

Thank Patricia D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

After we checked into our hotel we headed out for lunch. The reviews were varied on Dock's, but it is on the lake. We sat outside under the roof which has doors roll up and completely open like garage doors. Great table. The seafood was pricey, but what seafood isn't? We ordered the broiled walleye with rice and fresh green... More 

Thank Matt H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I would actually give this restaurant a 3.5. The food was not fantastic but it was kind of what we expected, It's clear that this place is more about the fun atmosphere and the awesome view than the food. We had a good time while were there. That being said, I would pass on the spinach artichoke dip. Our rental... More 

1 Thank TazsGirl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for drinks and appetizers. Could not get near the place Saturday evening so we tried Sunday lunch. Huge deck overlooking the lake. We had the Driftwood Logs and they were soooo good. Just the right amount of heat. We will stop here on our next visits!

1 Thank Dld0209

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 W Lakeshore Dr, Port Clinton, OH 43452-9452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: 419-732-6609

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