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Thimmes Fish Shack

619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
+1 740-653-9571
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both my wife and I had the shrimp, fish, clams and oyster dinner, with a plate of fries and coleslaw. Great service, excellent food cooked correctly. Glad we discovered this place on our way home to West Virginia, from Missouri. We'll be back !!!

Thank Winterhawk1960
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Best "clean" tasting fish I've ever had! Fish is caught ,flash frozen and shipped to restaurant... Can't get any fresher than that!!! You have to get at least two to eat there and one for the road!!! It's worth the trip😉

Thank sophia304
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is one of those places you don't know unless you are from here! We eat here 3 or 4 times a month. Started eating here when they were on Broad and "Mom and Pop" were still living! Great fish - limited menu...if you are...More

Thank thefishers2015
Reviewed 20 October 2016

good food and service as well. I am not huge fish person but have eaten here several times and they have a good fish sandwich.

Thank BigOrangeTenn
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A restaurant that has been serving families for generations. Fresh fish and even fried oysters! My favorite is the fish sandwich.

Thank Phyllis H
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The Thimmes Family, proprietors, have been known for many years for their good service and consistently delicious seafood served in a clean diner atmosphere! Menu items include oysters, fish, clam strips as well as homemade bean soup and tasty coleslaw! Wine and beer not offered....More

1  Thank Bobbi58
Reviewed 30 March 2016

This is a small, family owned restaurant. It is VERY clean and the décor has a home-style feel to it. Pop is canned (which doesn't bother us) and the portions are small. I love the fact that they have waffle fries which are my all...More

1  Thank shellbell616
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

I have been eating at Thimmes Fish Shack since I was a young kid and they were located on Broad/Allen The fish sandwiches are always cooked to perfection and they are loaded with two nice filets, I like mine with cheese & tarter sauce. Also...More

2  Thank TD40
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Very good meal. Very small portions and expected fountain drink but got canned. But fish was very good and bean soup was as well just needed some salt and pepper for taste preference. Service was good the only downfall was having to go out into...More

1  Thank kh32203
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This place is great! We eat here at least once a week. Fried Oysters are excellent. The price is very affordable. The restaurant is small and quiet and the menu is simple.

Thank sb462098
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 W Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH 43130-2372
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 740-653-9571
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