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3260 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3168
+1 419-797-3260
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
“deli” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
3260 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3168
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Its so rare to find a place that truly makes their own salads. Rudders does just that. I love their bean salad, potato salad, tuna salad, chicken salad...awesome!

Thank Rudy C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoying a turkey wrap with sprouts. Perfect lunch for a perfect day at the lake. Side dish of black bean salsa. The best!

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We always look for places that will let us have our Fur Baby Casey w/ us to eat and this place was very dog friendly. It's a great full service Deli w/ all kinds of unique sandwiches. And the Potato salad was to die for!!...More

Thank Tiffany225
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Enjoyed real fresh and tasty sandwiches while sitting outside on a sunny day. Good selection of drinks and snacks. Wicked deserts too.

Thank OWJohn
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Rudder's is a deli and gift shop in one. You can get takeout, eat on the patio or inside. The food is fresh and there are yummy baked goods too.

Thank lakegranny
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The food quality is so high. Everything is fresh. Today I enjoyed a delicious Greek salad topped with chicken. My friends and I visited after golf. There are always groups here. Some days I have the Bobber, a tender roast beef sandwich on the freshest,...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We have to take our dog to our boat on the weekends and it is often hard to find a place to eat that allows dogs. However, Rudder's is dog-friendly and even has a water dish on the patio that your dog can have a...More

Thank TomGrandy
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Good for many things including wine, beer, food and nautical interest. Really worth the stop and if you're stopping for a bite you won't be disappointed by you meal but you will have a wait if you order to go. I have stopped by several...More

Thank Russ D
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The food was great! The atmosphere was fun - we felt like we were on a boardwalk on the beach. It was nice that they had a pet friendly deck where we could take our dog to eat with us (There was also the option...More

Thank jjmillerGR
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I don't rate Rudder's 5 stars because it's fine dining, or has the absolute best coffee, but because it is a great little spot that exceeds expectations for what it is. Over the years we began stopping here to grab coffee on our way home...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3260 NE Catawba Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3168
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-797-3260
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