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Bootleggers Waterfront Grille and Bar

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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4 Jefferson St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1160
+1 419-734-0450
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I guess our waitress was having a bad day. Rude and not friendly at all. Won't be coming back. Nice location on the waterfront but shame about the waitress. Food over priced too in my opinion.

Thank turbo2307
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A very expensive establishment possibly due to the location. Food was fresh (Walleye) and service was reasonable. Salad initially looked good but ultimately was disappointing as only lettuce beneath the top dressing of tomatoe, onion and cucumber. Would I visit again, NO as I have had far better food in far nicer locations at about half the price.

Thank Fatdad62
Eldorado, Ohio
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Food was good, our family had everything from steak to crawfish to grilled cheese and not one of us had a complaint about any of it. Prices were decent and the restaurant has a very friendly feel. Staff treated us very well also. Great location.

1 Thank sarahorn82
Columbia, Missouri
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We were having a debate of where to eat lunch and I'm glad I won because we ended up at Bootleggers. There wasn't a lunch menu so it was a little pricey. The entrees looked great but we went with the Perch Sandwich and a bunch of appetizers/tapas: The Clam Chowder was exactly what I hoped for The Tuna was... More 

1 Thank Chris A
Cleveland, Ohio
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My family of 9 stopped in for dinner while on vacation. It was a Monday night about 7:30 and they were able to accomodate us without a problem. We chose the restaurant because they had a nice menu selection...it wasn't all seafood. We sat out on the patio with a great view of the marina. Within our group we ordered... More 

1 Thank viihillschick
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We were slightly disappointed - no kids menu. My daughter couldn't try the soup before ordering it. No "al a carte" items so the kids couldn't order fries on the side. The food was good though, I loved the stuffed chicken!

1 Thank wendychev
Ashland, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Very good food, the prices were about average especially if you are ordering perch. Loved sitting out by the water.

1 Thank raspade
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The service has improved a little since out last visit, the food wasnt bad, the only saving grace is the location, right on the water so it sort of makes for the length of time to get food. Just dont go real hungry and enjoy the view.

Thank David F
Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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312 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Located on the wharf, This restaurant is very nice with good outdoor seating. A short walk to the downtown area, this restaurant serves a variety menu with good fish and delicious salads,. I had the grilled salmon salad which was very fresh and good.

1 Thank Rhonda A
Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was recently in Port Clinton and wanted to eat somewhere on the water. Found this sweet little gem called Bootleggers! When you walk up, they hostess greets you with a smile and offers you indoor, or outdoor seating, I immediately new I wanted to be next to the water! I saw a cute little 2 top and was seated... More 

1 Thank Kelly S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Jefferson St, Port Clinton, OH 43452-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-0450

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