The Boardwalk Family of Restaurants contains multiple bars and restaurants in one sprawling complex. Located right on Put-in-Bay Harbor, this two tiered building features some of the best views in all of Put-in-Bay. And some of the most delicious food! The Boardwalk Restaurant is a must-visit!

The Boardwalk Restaurant Details

Everyone who comes to Put-in-Bay Ohio ends up at The Boardwalk Restaurant eventually. Minutes from the Jet Express Terminal, it provides the perfect place to grab a bite before heading off the island or right up on arrival.

The culinary delights are endless but the centerpiece is most certainly the world famous Lobster Bisque. Creamy, rich, and absolutely delectable, you can only get bisque with delicious on Put-in-Bay. Their Alaskan Crab is also a must try!

A Family of Restaurants

The main deck is home to three restaurants, each well priced and good for the whole family.

Fish Shak

This cheery spot features regional catch of the freshest, Hand-Breaded Lake Erie Perch and Walleye Sandwiches & Baskets.

Little Galley

A favorite amongst families, the Little Galley slings Black Angus Burgers, Quarter-pound Hot Dogs, White Meat Chicken Strips and French Fries. Sure to please everyone’s taste buds!

Book’s Seafood

This get positively delicious at Book’s. With a mouthwatering variety of grilled Fish Sandwich Platters, as well as Deli Sandwiches, Wraps and fresh Salads. Book’s Seafood also features gourmet seafood favorites: Alaskan King Crab, Live Maine Lobster, Key West Shrimp and New Zealand Mussels.

Two bars are also located right on the main deck. There’s nothing more pleasant than sipping on a glass of wine and gazing out into Lake Erie.

The Burgee Bar

The place for a delicious handmade Frozen or our Signature Riptide Rum Punch! Try one of their strong Specialty Cocktails or choose from a large selection of Bottled and Draft Beer. Live entertainment plays every weekend in June, July and August right across from the bar. A lovely place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view and the entertainment!

Claw Daddy’s

This casual, pleasant bar with a designated smoking section is located right on the water. Great view, great drinks.

The Upper Deck

Head upstairs for a more upscale experience. The Upper Deck opened in 2007, really delivers. Dine on steaming bowl of Lobster Bisque or select something equally delicious from their full menu such as juicy burgers to prime rib. Round out your sophisticated meal with an equally sophisticated drink. They have a full martini menu right out of a James Bond film.

Menu items include fresh seafood like Lake Erie Perch or Perch sandwich, delicious appetizers, bread bowls, crab legs, lobster rolls, and the best lobster bisque known to man. Along with unbeatable table side service they’re very accommodating and include gluten free and vegetarian options, plus a panoramic view of South Bass Island!

Rita’s Cantina

Don’t forget about Rita’s Cantina. Nachos, burritos and tacos are served along with frozen margaritas for a south-of-the-border flair. Rita’s offers the largest selection of tequila on the island. It is also known as The Bachelorette Headquarters so come by and ask about specials for your wild weekend!

The Boardwalk is very easy to get to, both by foot or on the boat. Tie up at one of the mooring buoys or hop on a water taxi to dock. The Boardwalk is located right on Bayview Avenue, minutes from the Jet Express terminal. This is the center of summer fun on the island. We’ll be sure to see you there! 

ADDRESS: 341 Bayview Ave, Put-In-Bay, OH 43456

Other Put-in-Bay Restaurants, Bars and Attractions

 The island has many great dining options. If you are looking for a steak try the Boathouse Bar or Tippers. Both places serve many great entrees. Try the Boathouse Bar Perch tacos! You can not talk about the best restaurants on Put-in-Bay without talking about the Goat Soup & Whiskey. Order an authentic German beer and enjoy it in their biergarten with plenty of outdoor seating. Hooligans Irish pub is also a must for every visit on the island. Try their Hoolie sauce today! The Keys is the place to go if you are craving Cuban sandwich. This Caribbean themed bar is the perfect place to enjoy great food and the view of the Lake Erie islands. Looking for a creperie? Than the Old Forge is the place for you. This downtown Put-in-Bay spot serves an abundance of different delicious crepes. Need  a breakfast sandwich? Pasquale’s Cafe or Topsy Turvey is the place to stop. 

Put-in-Bay bars are nothing like the bars you will find in Cleveland. Start your night off at the tiki themed bar Mojito Bay. Then take a short stroll over to Delaware Ave where you will find some of the popular bars on the island. This includes Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille, Frosty Bar, and the Round House Bar. Some other great bar options found on Catawba Ave include the Reel Bar , Fishbowl, and Mossbacks. If you are looking for the islands dive bar then Joes Bar is the spot for you. Put-in-Bay Winery and Put-in-Bay Brewery & Distillery is the place to go for a tasting tour!

Looking for a late night snack? Stop Dairy Isle and grab a hot dog and ice cream. If you are looking for something a bit more sweet stop by the Village Bakery or Candy Bar. Both are located right next to each other across the street from Derivera Park. Subway is also another eatery open late into the night. Order an Italian sub before you call it a night. Cameo Pizza also delivers all over the island. From state park to Perry’s Monument!



341 Bayview Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, USA

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