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Crosswinds Restaurant & Bar

280 SE Catawba Rd, Rt. 53N, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2635
+1 419-734-7081
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 SE Catawba Rd, Rt. 53N, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2635
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love pizza. Every time we travel, we make it a point to try the local pizza. I will get right to the point and say that this is the best pizza I have ever eaten. I know that is a strong statement, but this...More

Thank CJ2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go here for perch (a local fish). Their panko breaded perch is very good. I typically order the perch salad. Excellent food and not tons of calories!

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually ended up here when we couldn't find a restaurant open after 9PM on a Sunday. It was a pleasant surprise! Large menu selection, very reasonably priced. Even the drink menu was good. I had the Lava Flow which was excellent. Everyone was very happy...More

Thank Melko5592
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here after spending the day in nearby Lakeside. We had been here a few years ago with grandkids and decided to come again. We shared a perch dinner which was just right for the two of us. Some people don't like the panko breading...More

Thank NDfan65
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Everything about Crosswinds was great! Good food, reasonable prices, clean, nice atmosphere. We all ordered different meals and enjoyed them. We will definitely return when in the area.

Thank 4Vacati0N
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

After reading about Crosswinds in a few tourism books, we decided to visit. The food was just okay. Nothing overly special. I got the commodores platter with walleye and perch. I didn't care for the panko breading at all. The seasoning and texture did not...More

Thank williamskayla555
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We weren't overly impressed. Both had the perch dinner, and felt like the panko breading was tough, and the fish really had no flavor. The coleslaw was excellent, but the French fries just had an odd flavor... not bad, just different. Our appetizer barely got...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Service is fast and friendly. I ordered a burger, but the menu offers much much more. Perch, steak and a list of appetizers for your appetite! House salad fixed the way you like. Enjoy! Also on a side note, this place is traditionally busy all...More

1  Thank Tricia B
Owner_or_Manager, Owner at Crosswinds Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words, Tricia! Our entire staff, and the families they support, truly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. Thanks so much for your patronage!

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Took family there after being on boat. Party of 7, it took about 15-20 minutes to get a booth. The kids played with a few arcade games they had... to make time go faster! The booth was too small for all of us, but we...More

Thank Craig R
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner today after driving by and seeing the cool building and putt putt course/ go kart track right behind it. The staff was very courteous and the food was excellent! Prices may be a little steep but we spent less than we...More

Thank Kendall M
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15 July 2016|
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Response from Joe Z | Reviewed this property |
419 734 7070 is Crosswinds contact number on their brochure. Hope this helps and enjoy.
19 June 2015|
Response from Owner_or_Manager | Property representative |
Good morning, and thanks for the inquiry! We do offer several gluten free options, including pizza, pastas, and many other menu items. Upon visiting, ask to see our allergy and gluten-free menu for all the items. Our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 SE Catawba Rd, Rt. 53N, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2635
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-7081
  • E-mail
Crosswinds Restaurant & Bar is a clean, casual, family friendly atmosphere with a wide selection of food and drinks that the entire family can enjoy. Specialties include Lake Erie Perch & Walleye, choice-cut steaks, baked pastas and a selection of delicious 1/2 lb. Black Angus burgers. Also offered are pizza, subs, wraps, a kids menu, and a tempting dessert menu. Crosswinds also offers full bar service including a wide selection of beers, mixed drinks, amazing martinis, and frozen cocktails. Dining areas overlook either the runway of the local PCW airport, or the miniature golf course of Island Adventures Family Fun Center. Check out the value and quality that Crosswinds has to offer!
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