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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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“walleye” (10 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“crab cakes” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here every year, good service and the food is not bad, one of the better choices for Port Clinton, can get busy though, need to get there early.

Thank David F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter had told us about this restaurant so we thought we'd give it a try. I was hungry for french onion soup but it was quite greasy so I took a couple bites and didn't eat anymore waitress was very attentive and she took...More

1  Thank jeannie063
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for great service and fresh brewed ice tea this is your place. The Perch sandwich was good the sides leave a lot to be desired. The burger was a bit overdone( I ask for med rare ). The potato skins over...More

Thank TSmith1486
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was the only restaraunt open after 8 in the area, so after getting off the lake, it was our only choice. We were pleasantly surprised with the service, atmosphere, menu, and overall, the food. We had the $10 thursday rib special, it was great....More

1  Thank Tristan J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been to Crowe Nest a few times since new ownership. Love it!! great food great service and a true local place that welcomes everyone. Every meal has been great and any variance such as sauce or different veggies instead of fries--no problem!

1  Thank J8192UWdennisk
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, great staff and always good entertainment. It not on the menu but you have to order the "Diesel Dave" sundae!

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great burgers and sandwiches! The Friday night Prime Rib special is delicious! As a Charter Captain, I love the 'You Hook It, We Cook It' dinner for the crew! Available to anyone, bring in your cleaned walleye or perch, The Crow's Nest will prepare it...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming up to this area regularly for over 25 years. First time in Crow's Nest was recently, seems to keep industrial feel with updated touches. Food is very good, not cheap for the portions you get (crab cakes have jump lumps but are...More

Thank SocioKathy
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the garlic Parmesan tater tots. They were to die for. Sautéed perch and sautéed veggies were excellent. Betty's salad was very good. Buffalo chicken dip was yummy. Service was very good. We went in the fall when it was cool and rainy, but...More

Thank MCA2241
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I spent some time RV'ing in the Marblehead area and definitely made a point to return to Crow's Nest for dinner. Having spent many years boating in the area but now being Florida residents, we were eager to know whether the restaurant...More

Thank flbirdman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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