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Looking for a cool spot on a hot day? Open seasonally, Dairy Isle is the choice for you on Put-in-Bay, Ohio. You’ll enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere and friendly service. Not just ice cream, Dairy Isle has options for everyone. Visitors can enjoy smoothies, cold drinks, fast and freshly cooked food, and of course, ice cream!

Four-legged friends are welcomed with an outdoor water bowl. Children will find a place to play in the large sandbox beside the outdoor dining area. There, they can climb and play on the Dairy Isle Dingy and Isle Jet Ski while you enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Erie! Also locate right across the street is Derivera Park with a playset and outdoor seating. Enjoy your treat or feast outside and grab a table under the umbrellas. Or, stay indoors in the comfortable, family-friendly dining area.
Dairy Isle is located next to the tiki themed Keys Restaurant. The Keys offers casual tableside service and an extensive Caribbean inspired menu included a phenomenal Cuban sandwich. Find a taste of Florida on South Bass Island! Just steps away is the Jet Express terminal, so you can grab a bite at Dairy Isle on your way before you leave on the ferry or as soon as you arrive!


Dairy Isle is open seasonally. Summer means you’ll find the place packed with happy customers and the smells of freshest baked waffle cones!

Try a waffle cone filled with classic flavors and toppings. They feature ice creams, sundaes, flurries, and dipped cones in all the classic flavors. 

Dairy Isle Menu Highlights

  • Traditional Ice Cream Options
  • Starbucks Coffee and Coffee Floats
  • Famous Crazy Fries
  • Healthy Vacation Wraps and Salads
  • Banana Splits
  • Fresh Smoothies
  • Many other great food options!


Leonard B: “A very convenient casual fast-food family-friendly eatery on Put-in-Bay. The servers were very friendly and courteous. Our food was fresh and delicious including the local fried perch. I highly recommend stopping by for lunch, dinner, or snack.”

Elora H: “My go to diner when I’m on the island. It is an amazing place to eat and enjoy soft-serve ice-cream!!! Their fries are amazing! Also, they have amazing Managers and employees! Here is the place to be on the island!!!”

Eric H: “It’s like a dairy queen, and I’m pretty sure it was a dairy queen awhile back ago. I gave it 5 stars because the employees were extremely nice. Has a great view of Put-in-Bay harbor”

Don’t miss the Combos, which all include fries and a drink. There’s something for everyone, from Lake Erie Perch or Chicken Sandwiches to Bacon Cheeseburgers, Chili Cheese Dogs, and Chicken Tenders.

New Real Fruit Smoothies are available in an assortment of flavors including Mocha Java, Green, Tropical Trio, and Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana! 

When the sun is out and the open flag is waving, head to downtown Put-in-Bay and grab your favorite treats at the Dairy Isle!

Put-in-Bay Restaurants and Attractions

Tired from exploring Perry’s Cave? Looking for a nice spot to eat before grabbing ice cream at Dairy Isle? Put-in-Bay offers many amazing dining options within walking distance. Just a short walk down Bayview Ave you will find the Boardwalk where Upperdeck and their famous lobster bisque is located. Looking for some Walleye, Alaskan King Crab, or Perch Tacos? Look no further than the Boathouse Bar which serves many great appetizers and entrees. For breakfast try Frosty Bar or Pasquale’s Cafe. Also the crepes from the Forge are to die for. If you are looking for live entertainment there many options along Delaware Ave. Stop by Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille. or Frosty’s Bar for a margarita and the ideal late night vibe. These are just a few of the many bars and restaurants located downtown Put-in-Bay. Some other options located on Catawba Ave include Mossbacks, Reel Bar, Put-in-Bay Brewery and Hooligans. 

Late Night Food Options

Just leaving the bar and need a snack to sober up? Stop by Subway and grab a meatball or Italian sub for the ride home. Not looking to leave your hotel room? Order Cameo Pizza which delivers all over the island from Put-in-Bay Resort to the Island Club. Not feeling pizza? Order a burrito from Taco Bay which also delivers until 3AM.


213 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA

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