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Top Picks for your Best Stay

The Ohio Shores by Best Stay Concepts team loves to dine in our area. There are so many extremely talented small businesses in the area that have created unbelievable ambiance, amazing cuisine and provide great guest service. Here are some favorites:


Brewed Awakening – primo coffee and tea and specialty drinks along with salads, sandwiches, and light fare $

Chez Francois and Touché Wine Bar – award winning, destination restaurant for celebrations $$$

The Wine Vault – seasonally curated fine dining experience $$

Te’kila Mexican Grill – must try if you love Mexican cuisine!

Rudy’s Bar & Grill – Outstanding burgers and more..


Gathering Grounds Coffee – Enjoy a fresh cup of coffee, catch up with friends, have a meeting, do homework, shop our gift section, or simply relax.  $

Berardi’s – Perch sandwich, great burgers and famous fries! $

Pied Piper – local favorite for soft serve $

Marconi’s Italian – Authentic Italian cuisine since 1963 $

Pier Pub and Old Fish House – river and lake views with casual fare and beverages $

Jim’s Pizza Box – generations of happy guests served on our shores and islands! $


Brick Oven Bistro – family-owned restaurant specializing in brick oven pizza $

Berardi’s Family Kitchen – served local dished for over 75 years. Famous fries that were served at Cedar Point for many generations. $

Sandusky Bay Pancake House – Breakfast and brunch eatery incorporates numerous local farmers, small businesses, and purveyors. $

Cooke Marketplace – lots of great F&B options in a modern urban setting; Bake Erie, Derrick Jr, Doughin Crazy and Wake Up and Waffle $

Small City Tap House – Master of Sushi, even better brewer! Authentic Vietnamese and huge selection of craft beer on tap $$

J Bistro – Fine dining, elevated American fare with a rustic touch $$$

Crush – Fine Dining, award winning wine list, friendly staff $$$

Cameo Pizza – Mamma Lococo’s famous recipe is still being served almost 90 years later! Great Pizza! Great Drinks! Great Atmosphere! Great Times! $

Bars and Entertainment

Sandbar – Huron, Ohio

Pier Pub and Old Fish House – Huron, OH

Main Street Tavern – Huron, Ohio

Everwild Spirits – Sandusky, OH

Barrel House Saloon – Sandusky

Thirsty Pony – Sandusky, Ohio

Paddle Bar – Sandusky, Ohio

Manny’s Sports Tavern – Sandusky, OH

Rudy’s Bar & Grill – Vermillion, OH

Favorites Dining to Drive to…


Strip Steakhouse – 36840 Detroit Road, Avon, OH 44011 $$

Cleveland Chop 824 W St Clair Ave Cleveland, Ohio 44113 $$$

Ambiance/Seafood – Pier W 12700 Lake Ave, Lakewood, Ohio 44107 $$$

Perch – Jolly Rogers Seafood 1715 E Perry Street, Port Clinton 43452 $$

Italian – Ciao Bella 3880 E Harbor Light Landing, Port Clinton, OH 43452 $$

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