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Phil's Inn Restaurant

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1708 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
+1 419-734-9023
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“spaghetti” (46 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American
$$ - $$$
1708 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

The staff were friendly enough, but that was as good as it got. When my salad arrived, instead of the home made ranch dressing I ordered the lettuce was flooded with intense Italian dressing. I guess the waiter wasn't really listening to me when I...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were part of a group of 26 pfamily and friends with 7pm reservations which descended upon this ancient restaurant to taste-test it's mettle in the local "off season." I can speak for only my wife and I: we didn't enjoy our...More

Reviewed April 22, 2017

Spaghetti sauce was good. Not fond of the ravioli. Heard about this place for a long not sure it lived up to all the talk.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Phil's Inn Restaurant has been a staple of Port Clinton, OH since 1948! In a small town, that says a lot about any small business. Though Phil's may not be the fanciest, most up to date restaurant, it is unique. The atmosphere takes you back...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Local favorite for spaghetti...well deserved reputation. Full bar, good wine selection and excellent prices.

Thank billsharp2017
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

We had never been to Phil's before so decided to go last night. The place was so cold that they should have closed it. We decided to stay so we asked for coffee. When he brought the pot, it looked like weak tea. Obviously the...More

Thank kbtree
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Just stopped in at Phil's for an order of the best spaghetti sauce in this part of the world. Walked in the door, since the signs were blinking "open". Hot spaghetti and a big pot of fresh sauce were in view, the television in the...More

Thank dline8
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Have only gotten take out lately as never sure when they will be open so we just stop when lights are on. Since the 1960's, my very, very favorite has been the Phil's Special sandwich, medium rare flavor filled ground beef with lightly grilled onions...More

Thank Laurie E
Reviewed November 23, 2016

I have visited Phil's many times because I like their spaghetti. However, I do not take friends there because the inside looks like a dump. The booths have slits in them. The ceiling is a mess as is the carpet. The place is very dark,...More

Thank frankfK2427GA
Reviewed November 21, 2016

We stopped in here on a recommendation for dinner. There were only two other tables of people when we came in. A customer going out advised us to sit in back of restaurant as it was "warmer" near the kitchen. Well they were having problems...More

Thank elaine c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1708 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH 43452
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-9023
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