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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

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449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
+1 440-964-3222
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17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Ashtabula, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Recently had a wonderful dinner at Hil Mak's. I recommend making reservations if planning on dining hear on a Friday or Sat night. I've been dinning here for years and have never been disappointed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We frequent Hil Mak's about twice a month. My husband perfers the perch dinner while I make a bowl of clam chowder my meal. Also, the rolls that come with the meal are out of this world. Highly reccommend for a wonderful meal.

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Thank Sharon664
Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

There just aren't many places where you can get perch. When I go to Hil Mak's it's the only thing I ever order because it's so good. I really need to try something new because their seafood choices are pretty amazing. The restaurant is a little hole in the wall, but aren't those the BEST places anyways?

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Thank ratwacker
Ashtabula, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went on a whim to enjoy some great sea food. A local favorite since childhood.The specials posted on the board had many great selections, as well as the menu. If your in the mood for seafood, this is the best in Ashtabula. With a cozy atmossphere and attentive waitresses, dining room and service gets a two thumbs up. Fresh... More 

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Thank mzb400e
Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you like fish, this is the place to go. Never had a bad meal here and I look forward to each visit. Short of living on the east coast, it can't be beat.

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1 Thank Jim 32751 B
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The restaurant is small so if seafood/fish is on your agenda, make a Reservation! If you don't, this restaurant is well worth the wait. Generous portions, smiling, efficient servers all add to the positive rating. We will go back again...and again...and again!

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2 Thank Barbara N
Jeffersonville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The perch is fabulous!!! And, i'm not generally a fan of fish. Bravo Hilmak's!! Dessert was good too. My family from out of town ravved about it. So glad we took them there.

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2 Thank Shelley T
Geneva, Ohio
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go for seafood if you ask anyone from Ashtabula county. Husband and I went again this past month and we were not impressed. Average seafood and higher cost. Nothing gourmet. Basic seafood platter and we spent big $ for it. Sorry to dog this well known local institution but as 20 year Geneva residents I... More 

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1 Thank Laura C
Bowling Green, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is the way the good restaurants used to be. The fish is fresh and the perch is wonderful. We were really pleasantly surprised by this somewhat tucked away place.

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2 Thank Wilson S
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have frequented Hil Maks for over 22 years and have never been disappointed with a meal. My favorite is the stuffed flounder along with clam chowder. It is one of the best seafood restaurants I have eaten at

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: +1 440-964-3222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?