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The Crow's Nest

2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
+1 419-734-1742
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group was in a birding trip and this place was recommended. Very good! Great atmosphere, bar and restaurant. Right on the Lake! Fun staff. There was a band that plays twice or week, SENIORS GONE WILD!! There were many seniors dancing and having a...More

Thank cooley25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on a Friday May. Not a tremendous amount of pub options in the area and I think we hit them all. Our group had a mix of food which was just okay. The prime rib stack (served over garlic toast and...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Was working in the area and needed food. Looking at my options I didn't see anywhere else open after 8 p.m. (it was February). It was dark out so we couldn't take in the scenery but the inside was casual and very welcoming. There were...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We were at Crow's Nest for their 1/2 rack ribs and fries special for $10.00. The meat just fell off the bone tender and full of flavor. Add a side salad and you're good to go.

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner, 4 of us and we all had something different. I had the Prime Rib Stack just like the one on Trip Advisor web page.... FANTASTIC ......we were all very happy with our Dinners and the great service.....

Thank DonP391
Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you bring your catch to The Crow's Nest, for $11.99 they will cook your fish - fried or blackened, and provide two sides. After a long day of fishing we wanted to taste the fruits of our labor, so we decided to give it...More

Thank Luv2BeGrandma
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I had the Pizxa which was good. The Prime rib stack was good and plentiful. The appetizers were good.

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

An enjoyable spot for lunch or late night dining. Food is great and reasonably priced. Love the laid back decor and friendly service. It's located in a quiet area near the lake.

Thank Radioman07
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We used to come to Mel's often. There was a change in ownership and we had a few bad visits. We decided to try it again - better than our previous trips but not great. Some food was cold that shouldn't have been. Our server...More

Thank bcz65
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We have been here a number of times. It is very busy on the weekends but they do have a nice patio with a firepit where you can order food and drinks. They also have live entertainment on the weekends. Great place to stop for...More

Thank DeeDee1024
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Maureen K
1 July 2017|
Response from J8192UWdennisk | Reviewed this property |
sorry no idea
Maureen K
1 July 2017|
Response from J8192UWdennisk | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I didn't know I had to look if there were questions. I think as long as you stayed on the main floor it is flat into the main dining . place is full of seniors every time I'm there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-1742
Under New Management, John and Marla Skweres have gone above and beyond! Offering Daily Dinner Specials, from .50 Wings, to Friday Prime Rib, half off appetizers and a spectacular view. The hospitality is unmatched, John is personally on hand most days to meet & greet the customers. Making sure that the food is as ordered and of excellent quality. A new menu is now being offered as well, located on N. Buck Road, simply drive past East Harbor State Park - the Crows Nest is located on the left hand side of the road, offering a spectacular view of the harbor. Spring and Summer Months offer outside dining and a Tiki bar for refreshments.
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