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Cleats Bar and Grill

American, Bar
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6801 East Harbor Road, zip 43440, Port Clinton, OH
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Cleats looking for waterfront dining. However, although there was a small outdoor patio, the only other water view was from the bar. For those wanting to eat inside in the restaurant portion, enjoy your view of the parking lot. The food was okay, both our fried veggie basket and French fries were over cooked. The service was... More 

Thank Hturtle333
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160 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with family. Loud and food was not exceptionally good. Not bad for bar food if you like nachos and wings. Personally, not my thing. Would prefer a nice sit-down dinner in a quieter venue. Good view of the harbor, though.

Thank TomGrandy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved everything about this place. The food was great and service was great and the price was reasonable, if we are ever up this was again we will definitely be coming back!

Thank alex p
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The atmosphere is wonderful and they had good music and are dog friendly. Their drinks are expensive with little alcohol involved. I ordered a baked potato providing they had real butter. The server assured me that real butter would be available, He brought me promise margarine and insisted it was butter. I did not eat the potato. Restaurants without real... More 

Thank Dave H
Fairlawn, Ohio
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194 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a decent place to hang out to watch the boats on at a large marina on Lake Erie in Marblehead. Decent food, drinks and prices with friendly wait staff.

Thank Deb4TX
Port Clinton, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Good food and great atmosphere for dining inside and out! The people are friendly and we've had Birthday Parties here also!

Thank LakeErieLove2015
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Depending on the day the waitstaff is either really good or god awful. I loved the food and the portions are huge. So go hungry or take home leftovers

Thank downsjunior
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

After a bad experience at a restaurant close by (Crabby Joe's, for which I have just posted a review) my friend and I were still hungry and came to Cleats for dinner. The food and service were excellent and we will be back.

Thank Aileen J
Port Clinton, Ohio
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Four of us ate there 10-4-15. Browns game was on TV, and the bar was packed, we were seated in the dining area with a view of the marina. Brianne (sp?) was our waitress. We were seated quickly, waited on promptly. We all ordered the 22 oz. drafts, came cold and quickly. Three of us ordered the Reuben, two of... More 

Thank 88travelwizard88
Commerce Township
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Here kinda of at the end of season. This place was pretty packed on a Monday night. they did have a burger and beer special for only 5.00 which I did order. It was very good. They have views over looking the marina. Outdoor seating also was still available.

Thank jkn371

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6801 East Harbor Road, zip 43440, Port Clinton, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton

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