Looking for the freshest catch and a seat at the dock? Find it at the Fish Shak! Fish Shak is part of The Boardwalk family of Put-in-Bay restaurants. Since 1985, the Boardwalk has been a gathering place for casual dining and drinks. There you will be sure to find dining options for everyone in the family. 

Summer weekends at the Boardwalk mean Put-in-Bay’s best live, family-friendly entertainment. Stay late and grab a cocktail at the waterfront bars. Then with plenty of outdoor seating, enjoy the open-air boardwalk nightlife!
The Boardwalk Main Deck features three counter service restaurants all of which serve great food. If you’re looking for fish, it doesn’t get much fresher than Fish Shak! Step right up to the counter and order away! Then, reunite with your friends and family and enjoy your meal together. There are plenty of table spots inside and outside, for couples or crowds of all sizes! Stay and enjoy the bayside views for as long as you’d like.
Looking over the Harbor, you may spot the neighboring islands of Gibraltar and Middle Bass Island. The Ohio State University owns Gibraltar Island. Today, they are working to restore the historic Cooke Castle. 

Watch for boats headed to the islands as you enjoy fresh, regional seafood at the Fish Shak. Enjoy the hand-breaded Lake Erie Perch or Walleye Sandwiches and Baskets. Don’t miss out on a drink at the Burgee Bar, just steps away. You’ll find a great variety of beer, wine, and liquors.

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

The Boardwalk Restaurants  and Eatery Options Near The Fish Shak

  • Clawdaddy’s Bar and smoke deck
  • Book’s Seafood
  • The Little Galley
  • The Upper Deck
    • Alaskan King Crab and famous lobster bisque
  • Rita’s Cantina Margarita Bar and Deck
    • Tacos, burritos, and nachos

Relax with your meal just feet from the waters of Put in Bay. From the Fish Shak deck, you will enjoy panoramic views of Lake Erie and the downtown docks. You can even see Cleveland some nights! The Fish Shak at the Boardwalk is your top choice for the fresh, fast, and local fair with a view that can’t be beaten. See you at the bay!

Put-in-Bay Bars, Restaurants and Attractions

South Bass Island has many great dining options. The Goat Soup & Whiskey is a must with every visit to the island. Order a German beer and enjoy it with on one of their many great entrees in their Biergarten. The Boathouse Bar is also one of the best restaurants on the island. There you have to try their Perch tacos or Cuban Sandwich.  In the mood for crepes? Then visit the islands best creperie the Old Forge. The Keys, the Chicken Patio, Tippers and Topsy Turvey are also good options for food. Pasquale’s Cafe is the place to go to for breakfast and a mimosa!

Put-in-Bay Ohio has some awesome bars. Start off your day at the tiki bar Mojito Bay. This Caribbean themed bar is perfect spot to enjoy a margarita with your feet in the sand. Right next door you will find Hooligans Irish pub. Order a Black & Tan and try their Hoolie Sauce! Looking for live entertainment downtown Put-in-Bay? Then Delaware Ave is where you need to be, There you will find Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille, Frosty Bar, and the Round House Bar. You will also find more bars just a short walk away on Catawba Ave. This includes the Reel Bar, Fishbowl, and Mossbacks. Looking the best dive bar on the island? Take a short tax ride to Joe’s Bar.

Looking for a late night snack? Swing by Dairy Isle and grab a hot dog and ice cream. looking for something a little sweeter? The Village Bakery and Candy Bar are found right next door to each other. Subway is another option if you are feeling a Italian sub. Need food delivered? Give Cameo Pizza a call? They deliver their amazing appetizers all over the island, from the state park to Perry’s Monument. 

Just got off the Jet Express and need to kill some time before checking in? Take train tour of the island. This tour will take you past some of the islands best attractions including Derivera Park, Put-in-Bay Harbor and a view of the Lake Erie Islands. Stop by Put-in-Bay Brewery & Distillery or Put-in-Bay Winery. This will give you a small idea of what the island has to offer!



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

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