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The Crow's Nest

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
+1 419-734-1742
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bloomington, Indiana, United States
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only restaraunt open after 8 in the area, so after getting off the lake, it was our only choice. We were pleasantly surprised with the service, atmosphere, menu, and overall, the food. We had the $10 thursday rib special, it was great. Next night, I had the Bavarian Turkey melt, which was also excellent. We would definitely... More 

Thank Tristan J
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Been to Crowe Nest a few times since new ownership. Love it!! great food great service and a true local place that welcomes everyone. Every meal has been great and any variance such as sauce or different veggies instead of fries--no problem!

Thank J8192UWdennisk
West Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, great staff and always good entertainment. It not on the menu but you have to order the "Diesel Dave" sundae!

Thank Dave H
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great burgers and sandwiches! The Friday night Prime Rib special is delicious! As a Charter Captain, I love the 'You Hook It, We Cook It' dinner for the crew! Available to anyone, bring in your cleaned walleye or perch, The Crow's Nest will prepare it to order, and provide the side dishes! It's the FRESHEST way to get a walleye... More 

Thank Eric L
Level Contributor
90 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've been coming up to this area regularly for over 25 years. First time in Crow's Nest was recently, seems to keep industrial feel with updated touches. Food is very good, not cheap for the portions you get (crab cakes have jump lumps but are very small portions, same with lobster bisque). Definitely worth trying but might be a splurge.

Thank SocioKathy
Chesterton, Indiana
Level Contributor
76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the garlic Parmesan tater tots. They were to die for. Sautéed perch and sautéed veggies were excellent. Betty's salad was very good. Buffalo chicken dip was yummy. Service was very good. We went in the fall when it was cool and rainy, but it looks like it would be a happening place in the summer with lots of... More 

Thank MCA2241
Weeki Wachee, Florida
Level Contributor
141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My wife and I spent some time RV'ing in the Marblehead area and definitely made a point to return to Crow's Nest for dinner. Having spent many years boating in the area but now being Florida residents, we were eager to know whether the restaurant was still a great place to eat and meet with friends and family. Well, we... More 

Thank flbirdman
Whitehouse, Ohio
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124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband got a stir-fry dish, which was good (just not hot enough). I got the tilapia, which I thought was very good. Vegetables for both of us were undercooked. "B" on food. Service was terrible. Our server got us our drinks and took our food order, and we barely saw her again. If it weren't for the manager coming... More 

Thank Mwietro
Monroeville, Ohio, United States
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

They have great wood fired Pizza. Also tater tots with bacon and cheese so good. Great atmosphere inside and outside. Great place to watch the game or just hang out.

Thank Jennifer M
Level Contributor
37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great place to eat. Good drinks, friendly wait staff. We will be back next time we out there. nice outdoor patio and atmosphere.

Thank Mike S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2170 N Buck Rd, Just Past East Harbor State Park!, Marblehead, OH 43440-9601
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 419-734-1742
Under New Management, John and Marla Skweres have gone above and beyond! Offering Daily Dinner Specials, from .50 Wings, to Friday Prime Rib, half off appetizers and a spectacular view. The hospitality is unmatched, John is personally on hand most days to meet & greet the customers. Making sure that the food is as ordered and of excellent quality.

A new menu is now being offered as well, located on N. Buck Road, simply drive past East Harbor State Park - the Crows Nest is located on the left hand side of the road, offering a spectacular view of the harbor.

Spring and Summer Months offer outside dining and a Tiki bar for refreshments.

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