Port Clinton,  "The Walleye Capital of the World", is a fishing village and vacation spot on the north shore of Ohio. Most visitors to Port Clinton are parking and boarding boats and ferries to enjoy Lake Erie and Lake Erie Islands. It is a very clean and friendly place with plenty of places to sleep, eat and drink. The waterfront is downtown and the activity surrounds the marinas. Ferries leave to the islands frequently. It is the only City in Ottawa County. Locals refer to Port Clinton as one of Ohio's quaint drinking villages, with an occasional fishing problem.
Cheese Haven, 2920 E. Harbor Rd. (SR 163, east of Port Clinton) 1+ 419-734-2611, . The Largest Cheese Shop In Ohio, located at Providing, cheese, smoked meat and fish, BBQ ribs, wine, beer, candy since 1949. Some free samples for tasting. It is one of those places, you just want to visit. Unique.
The Mon Ami Restaurant and Historic Winery, 3845 East Wine Cellar Road (on Catawba Island), +1 419-797-4445 (toll free: 1+ 800-777-4266, email: firstname.lastname@example.org), .
Jims Taxidermy, 2133 E. Harbor Rd. 1+ 419-734-4224 
Northcoast Canvas, 250 SE Catawba, 1+ 419-734-5453 Marine upholstery, enclosures, storage and canvas shop.
Northcoast Toys, 117 Madison. 1+ 419-737-3107.  Go fly a kite! Kites, sport kites, board games, die cast cars, wooden toys, classic toys.
Demore's Fish Den, 1400 E Perry St, Sandusky, +1 419-734-7080. Inside dining or carry-out. Great sea-food and soups. Also have Sandusky location.
Jolly Roger Seafood House, 1737 E Perry St, +1 419-732-3382. Dine inside, outside or carry-out. Fresh Lake Erie fish, shrimp, soups. Great food! Closed part of winter.
Yellow Perch - About $5.00
The Garden Restaurant, 226 East Perry & Adams, 1+ 419-732-2151 4:30-9:30pm everyday. Food & Spirits.
Mon Ami Restaurant, 3845 E Wine Cellar Rd., +1 419-797-4445, . Actually located on Catawba Island which can be accessed by two roads off of SR 163 going east out of Port Clinton. It is in the Mon Ami Winery at the same location. Great Dining room and Sunday Buffet.