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The Lunch Box

154 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
+1 419-626-3825
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“pie” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
154 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to stop if you are interested waiting on the Jet Express ferry. We had a hour to spare and walked down and had a wonderful meal. Priced very well for the portion sizes.

Thank Audra C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owner Cindy Franketti offers a wide menu of comfort food. Daily specials for everyone as well as plenty of traditional comfort foods. Try the chicken paprikash soup, it's consistently good & filling. Open-faced sandwiches like turkey & roast beef are a bargain. French Dip sandwich...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lived in sandusky all my life and never ate at The Lunch Box till today. They advertised city chicken which my mom used to make years ago when she was alive. Theirs was just as good except for the fact my moms had quite a...More

Thank TrippingTom
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The perch sandwich is great - locally caught fish. Top it off with a bowl of soup at this quaint little hangout. Assorted bagel sandwiches are also delicious

Thank catlover92560
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Good food, friendly staff, nice, "old-timey" feel. Service and food a bit slow, but we would eat here again.

1  Thank dogdoc92
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Nothing as good as a feeling that what you order will be the same each and every time. Points for consistency always!

1  Thank Jimthetourguide
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We stopped in on a Saturday afternoon after visiting the carousel museum. The fact that they were not busy and many of the tables were dirty should have been a tip off to go elsewhere. A lady in the kitchen yelled at us to sit...More

Thank willowhoneyb
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Not terrible but not that great either Greasy microwaved but hot and filling I guess ok for the price

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Busy lunch spot popular with the locals. We had perch sandwiches and they were excellent. Lightly battered, fresh, and served on a ciabatta roll. Really hit the spot! Atmosphere is warm and cozy. Acoustics are great even when the place is full.

Thank steven f
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Portions, price, and taste were very good. Service was friendly, but slow for a lunch hour. Nothing fancy for sure, but I felt at home and cozy. The perch sandwich may very well be the best in town.

Thank 837kelleyd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-626-3825
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