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Dockside Cafe

611 W Shoreline Dr, Paper District Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870-2415
+1 419-503-2296
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“walleye tacos” (21 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
“double burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
611 W Shoreline Dr, Paper District Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870-2415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great little place to eat with amazing views of the Sandusky bay. The burger and fries were great!

Thank Mark K
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was a nice setting, to be able to sit at our table and look out on Lake Erie. The tables could be a little more sturdy, we had to move tables in order to find one that wasn't so wobbly. Their service is good...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Love the atmosphere of this place and it was ladies night and extremely busy. Ordered the walleye tacos and large fry to share. The tacos were perfectly messy and delicious and were quickly devoured. The fries looks like someone had dumped the whole seasoning bottle...More

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

There is an awesome view of Lake Erie here. We had the walleye tacos and a quesadilla, both were very good. Large fry was enough for four people! There is no indoor seating. Watch for snakes in rocks!

Thank MamaJ517
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

I love everything about this place. Simple menu, good brews, and a great lakeside view. This was the perfect stop after our day fighting crowds at Cedar Point.

Thank sastocky
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We had lobster rolls, perch tacos, and chicken nachos. Outside dining with a spectacular view of the sunset & Cedar Point. A must visit!

Thank jemcglone
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I arrive two minutes before closing time, they warned us they were closing and we got our order in. So happy they were willing to serve us. We had a lovely late dinner next to the bay.

Thank lmjohnson1025
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s not every day you can talk business over juicy cheeseburgers on the shores of Lake Erie. The company we were visiting took us here for lunch and boy are we glad they did! The food was delicious and the setting was incredible. We’d love...More

Thank shell904
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We ate here one evening as we were staying at a nearby condo. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent. We had a variety of appetizers and entrees. We definitely would've eaten here again had we been in the area longer....More

Thank jone1157
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Ate dinner here. Limited menu but enough variety to meet everyone’s taste. Sat and visited with a friend while looking at beautiful Sandusky Bay! Not many places to do this in Sandusky. Only complaint was that I was there to hear the singer scheduled to...More

Thank Shannon C
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Very family/kid friendly at lunch and afternoon. Dining is completely al fresco with no solid roof. Towards evening they often have live acoustic music and patrons are mostly adults. They serve alcohol. They do close during... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids
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 - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 W Shoreline Dr, Paper District Marina, Sandusky, OH 44870-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-503-2296
  • E-mail
Located at the City of Sandusky's Paper District Marina, this seasonal concession stand is located along the shore of the Sandusky Bay (off Lake Erie). Drive, walk, bike or boat in for lunch or dinner. Order at the counter, get your beverage, and your name will be called when your order is ready! Beautiful sunsets... one of the best spots in town to enjoy the view.
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