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“It's not Kelleys without a high-5 from Gary!”
Review of The Village Pump

The Village Pump
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“It's not Kelleys without a high-5 from Gary!”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Atmosphere, atmosphere, atmosphere!
Great Brandy Alexander's, great Friday night Perch dinner, great bartenders and a high-5 from Gary and his warm smile.
Crummy wine, mediocre draft beer, but the people and food make up for it. Daily lunch specials are really a great value.

  • Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Fremont, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Brandy Alexanders”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you go, you need to try one! Food good as well. Love the green beans and perch. If you get the perch sandwich and don't like onions, be sure to tell them to hold them! Bar staff always nice.

Visited June 2014
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Syracuse
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“The place to go on Kelleys Island”
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Fast and friendly service, with a laid back attitude. The perch is most likely the best around, although we didn't have it anywhere else. Nice thick cut fries which were crispy! Excellent Brandy Alexander! If you go it is a must. Very nice experience overall.

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1 Thank Cuddlecake
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Waldo, Ohio, United States
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Deeee licious”
Reviewed July 17, 2014

My family and I had never been to Kelleys Island so we decided to make a 1/2 day trip there. After playing on the beach and picking up shells and splashing in the Lake, we rented a golf gart and drove around checking out the area.
After a busy day and waiting for the ferry to pick us up we decided to stop in. It was a Saturday and pretty packed and loud so hard to hear one another (we didnt mind but if you want a quiet dinner not it)
We got a table pretty fast and our waiter was so nice. He was fast and efficient and paid attention to refills.

The food was wonderful. The kids loved the kid meal choices, the Lobster Chowder is a meal in itself and the perch was so good.
We also had the Cherry Vanilla Soda- which was a nice treat.
Will go back to have dinner here when we visit again.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Stacie H
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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Don't miss the lobster chowder!”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

After reading other reviews on the perch and brandy alexanders, I wish I had tried those as well, but the lobster chowder is another Village Pump specialty and it was also a fantastic choice. Don't worry about not filling up. It's packed with veggies and lobster in a perfectly seasoned creamy base. My husband's hamburger was also excellent.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank jgaltravler
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