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Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant

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449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

we stopped in on a Saturday afternoon but we're disappointed to find them closed. They are only open 5pm-10pm. Was kind of misleading as they have a "lunch" menu but aren't open for lunch.

1 Thank NReakes
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

Service was good. Food delicious! 7 pieces of perch with 2 side orders for only $17. Lots of choices, local beer, homemade desserts. If you don't finish the bottle of wine...you can take it with you! I recommend this seafood restaurant.

2 Thank Colleen B
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

On the recommendation of a local, we had dinner at Hil Mak's. Good thing we got here early! By the time we left about 7:00, there were about 4 groups waiting for tables! I had delicious tuna that came out a little rare, but they were very nice about putting it back on the grill a bit. My husband had... More 

1 Thank bjkjpk
Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

Picked this restaurant after checking on tripadvisor for restaurants in Ashtabula. If you are looking for fancy this is not the place. If you are looking for good food at reasonable prices you will come out very satisfied. Three of my friends had fish for lunch. Two had Lake Erie Perch and one had Catfish and I had the crab... More 

Thank Misty321
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

We were exited to try a new (to us) seafood restaurant. There are so few of them in our area. We drove 45 miles to try it. The experience was anything but exiting. The fried oysters were frozen and slimy. My wife's Maryland Crab Cakes were breading with little crab and the twice baked potatoes were not in the skin.... More 

Thank Tim R
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

An odd building with one dining room. A great selection of seafood on a chalkboard plus a full menu to choose from. Nice inexpensive drinkable wine to go with the fish. I had Mahi, grilled and not overcooked. It was great, except I didn't need the large amount of butter it was cooked in. Good service although 2 servers for... More 

2 Thank Greenqueen
Ashtabula, Ohio
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

Locally owned by nice, friendly people. Accurate description of the food and made to specific taste.

1 Thank AVS641
Ashtabula, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Have been at this restaurant many times. Owner is the cook. Fish is the freshes. Servers have been their a while as well. That tells you a lot about how the local restaurant treats it's employees. Try it it is very good. Do not expect dim lights and atmosphere. Just great food especially fish

Thank dhausman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Best seafood in NE Ohio. Fish is perfectly cooked. Delicious chowders. Service is ok. Atmosphere is ok. Wish they did carry out dinners.

Thank CindyLouOhio
dmaki, Owner at Hil Mak's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. I just wanted to clarify one thing - we do in fact offer carry out. You are welcome to order anything that is on our menu for carry out. However, we do not offer any sort of delivery. Thanks again. More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

Recently had dinner with my sister at Hil Mak's and have been there many times before. Enjoyed my dinner - beer battered halibut - super fish and sides. However, the parking lot was a sheet of ice.. Need to make sure the customer doesn't break a leg/hip on the way to or from dinner by spending a bit of money... More 

1 Thank 3432cats

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Lake Ave, Ashtabula, OH 44004-3225
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Ashtabula
  • Phone Number: 14409643222

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