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The Village Pump

103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
+1 419-746-2281
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“perch” (87 reviews)
“lobster chowder” (22 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
$$ - $$$
103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice and friendly! They didn’t open until 10:30 am on a Monday but still welcomed us in at 10, made a fresh pot of coffee and a brandy Alexander! Delicious lunch of BLT and chicken noodle soup. Island folks- love ‘em!

Thank Sherpa368863
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the place and we come there every year for many years. good fish at a fair price, cold beer and a fun atmosphere

Thank bogeylinton
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Their claim to fame is their Brandy Alexander. YES! They deserve the gold medal on this one. If you order nothing else here, get the Brandy Alexander. We also ordered the walleye bites basket and the perch fish and chips. The fish was well done,...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If You’re island hopping on Lake Erie, you will definitely want to stop here for fried perch and walleye bites. Great food, good Great Lakes beer and a view of the lake. The atmosphere is casual and the wait staff is excellent. A friend was...More

Thank Waxah
Reviewed 20 August 2018

That's all you have to know. Great perch. Just the sandwich is beyond generous. More with the dinner, of course. Probably enough to share, unless you're greedy with good fish as am I. The Walleye is served in "bites" heaped in a basket. Very good...More

Thank dianeoh1950
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Stopped in for a quick casual dinner, food was excellent! We had fresh perch and walleye! Reasonably priced, nice atmosphere, good service.

Thank TrishFromMich89
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were visiting the area from out of state and had to eat perch and walleye! There are only a few restaurants so we walked around to select the one that “felt right”. Village Pump did not disappoint! We had a large table (11) which...More

Thank DDB51
Reviewed 18 August 2018

My wife and I went to the village pump on a rainy day in August. We were looking for a nice restaurant before heading back home. I thought that The Village Pump would just be a bar with bar food. I was right it is...More

Thank boiler2015
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Famous for perch tacos, my wife and I shared this entree and had plenty. Menu is very large with the open face steak sandwich also recommended... right in the heart of the small commercial district... very nice..

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great service, great food, and the Brandy Alexanders are a house specialty like you can't get any where else - unbelievable...Don't miss it!

Thank davez127
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 W. Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island, OH 43438
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kelleys Island
  • Phone Number: +1 419-746-2281
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