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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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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good fried seafood! Love the variety platter. Surprised they do not offer deep fried oysters, or scallops. Two of my favorites. Atmosphere and restaurant could use a MAJOR renovation. Seating area is small, cramped, and not very comfortable. The place looks clean, but due to the age, it feels like you are sitting on and walking on inches of... More 

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Thank Tambra1968
Ashtabula, Ohio
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had the pleasure of dining at Hil-Maks several times over the years. You can't find a better Lake Erie Perch dinner anywhere...so delicious. Their New England clam chowder is the best I've ever had...creamy and full of clams. Their dinners come with a choice of sides...the salad is very good and the dressings are very flavorful. They have... More 

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Thank susiehuggins4
North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had never travelled to see the many covered bridges in Ashtabulah County, so we decided to make a day of it. We first stooped in Geneva-on-the-Lake to check out a beautiful new resort hotel right on Lake Erie. We asked the concierge about a seafood restaurant that others had spoken of and obtained directions. A short... More 

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Thank joelsk44039
Ashtabula, Ohio
1 review
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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Thank boatingbeagle
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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
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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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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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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 reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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?