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Crush - Sandusky

4.6
244 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
CRUSH is a full service, dual-concept restaurant focused on providing high quality food in an inviting and comfortable setting, with friendly and attentive service.
THE WINEBAR: CRUSH allows for reservations only at the WINEBAR, which offers wines by the glass, wine flights, an extensive wine list, spirits & brews. An eclectic menu features small plates, fresh pastas, grilled super thin crust pizzas, entrees & daily features.
THE KITHENBAR: CRUSH has recently expanded and added the "kitchenbar" which features an Asian-fusion menu, complete with big noodle bowls, sushi rolls, & more small plates.
At this time, the "winebar" & the "kitchenbar" menus are NOT combined.
Reservations are accepted ONLY for the CRUSH winebar (not "kitchenbar") for parties of up to 10 guests.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Asian, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation

Summer Hours
Dinner: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday:4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00p - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(419) 502-9463
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cesare Avallone
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Catering
We are available to cater your next event, whether its located in your home, on the beach, at a museum or a park. Please contact us to discuss your upcoming catering event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Water Street
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Parking details
Within one block of CRUSH winebar, you will find not only street parking, but also two municipal lots and a parking garage with no fee.
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Special events & promotions
We are availabe to host your special event, whether it be at our location or yours. Benefit, luncheon, barbeque, reception... we are able to provide a full service to you for your Special Event. Please contact us to discuss your special event.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
What 244 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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4.5
service
4.6
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neilc (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food is very good. Menu is somewhat limited. No local Lake Erie fish on the menu. Great fries. Excellent service from bar and wait staff.

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2stix (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Outstanding Valentine's Day dinner. Great wine list and reasonably priced... knowledgeable staff to make recommendations. Creative, healthy dishes and the small plates allowed us to share and enjoy many options.

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GreggB (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Crush is always our date night “go to” spot. The service is great. The food is amazing. The atmosphere is chill and casual. We have never been disappointed and we tell everyone that we love it. We don’t do chain restaurants anymore. We spend locally, and places like this make that easy and always worth it. I always stop back to tell the kitchen staff how amazing our meal was.

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RalphR (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Sat by drapery at door. Very cold draft every time door opened(often). Speed up door closure at least.

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OpenTable Diner (Toledo)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve dinner. Meals, atmosphere, wine selection were all wonderful. We had a little issue with our meals but it was taken care of promptly and the staff went above and beyond our expectation in handling the matter. Great job and looking forward to our next visit.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed our visit on New Year’s Eve , food was very good, my husband still talking about the steak , me the French onion soup .
We will definitely return , well done !

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

We met some friends from Michigan at Crush last night. The place is warm and cozy, great for dinner, drinks, and conversation. I had the fruitti de mare, and it was delicious! They have a very complete wine list and our server John was wonderful. He was attentive but not intrusive. Overall, it was a very lovely evening out with friends. Highly recommended. I would definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was outstanding! I had the Surf and Turf. The rest of the group had very positive remarks about how good the food was. The waitress was kind and very attentive. On a negative note, there was a customer at the bar that had several phone calls and had his phone on speaker. None of the staff asked him to turn it off.

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BarbB (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on November 30, 2017

Absolutely loved the setting and the menu. There was live music in the 'kitchen bar' side of the restaurant that was a little loud in the 'dinner' side of the restaurant so it wasn't easy to have a quiet conversation, but the music was good.

Will definitely be back....more items on the menu that I want to try!

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foodsnob (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Crush is our favorite go-to restaurant in Sandusky. Been going there often since it first opened. Food is ALWAYS GOOD! Our server was absolutely FANTASTIC! We even held our daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner there-Fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on November 17, 2017

This was my 4th trip to Crush and it never disappoints! The menu is varied and delicious- competent service, nice ambiance! The mac n cheese and fettucini are among my faves- this time we had the margherita pizza as an app - good but nothing to write home about- I had the sirloin steak as an entree- very good and pineapple upside down cake with butterscotch ice cream for dessert- very tasty- overall, a good experience as always! One of the gems of Sandusky !

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on October 11, 2017

We went to Crush for my father-in-law's birthday. The food is incredible. It was the best filet mignon I have ever had. Everyone loved the food.

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OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Always great at Crush or any of their family of restaurants. They are all high quality in food, service and atmosphere.

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Milan (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on September 2, 2017

We were seated too close to the front door and had too much light from outside to enjoy the ambiance. The table top could have been a lit bigger.

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Matt (Columbus)
4.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

Crush has a good variety of food and drinks. We typically order small plates and share. This time we also split the burger and it was particularly good.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on September 1, 2017

Lovely drink selection and small plates with flavor that satisfy you! Entrees also available!

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MarkC (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on August 25, 2017

It's slipped a little bit. Still one of the best places in Sandusky. The menu used to have more
small plates and more variety. There seem to be fewer small plates and prices have crept up.
Wine selection is still very good.
If we hadn't been coming for several years (and hadn't noticed the changes) I would probably rate it higher

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chuck (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on August 19, 2017

Friendly staff. Good service. Food& wine list were good as well.

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OpenTable Diner (Cleveland)
4.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

We had salads and small plates for the main course, we felt that main course was brought to the table much to early. We did not have an opportunity to not finish our salads.

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HudsonHelen (Cleveland)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

Had a wonderful dinner - service could have been a little better. Will definitely return.

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