Rita’s Cantina offers refreshing margaritas, tequila, and a variety of Mexican cuisine classics. Rita’s Cantina is the perfect way to celebrate your Put-in-Bay, Ohio experience and is located downtown Put-in-Bay in the center of all the fun at the Boardwalk Restaurant complex. The Boardwalk Restaurant complex offers a selection of dining options for visitors to choose from including Upperdeck and their famous lobster bisque right next door. Make sure to come early, so you can sit back and soak in all the beautiful Lake Erie and Lake Erie Islands scenery. Rita’s Cantina has some of the most stunning views of Perry’s Monument and the Put-in-Bay Docks available.

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

Rita’s Cantina Highlights

If you’re looking for spirits from South of the Border, look no further. Rita’s Cantina has a variety of margaritas to choose from and the largest selection of tequila available on South Bass Island. The coconut margarita is a popular favorite. The strawberry and golden margaritas also locally adored. The best part of Rita’s Cantina is their love for DOGS. Guests, who may visit the link here, are invited to bring their dogs and dine on the patio with plenty of outdoor seating. Bring your own dog and they’ll even get a special dish labeled “vodka for dog people”. You can even love other people’s dogs. Dog owners enjoy sharing their dogs with others. Make sure to ask permission first though. 

Some Furry Breeds You Might Pet at Rita’s Cantina:

  • Chihuahua: this Mexican classic might look tiny, but they pack a big BARK
  • Pomsky: half Pomeranian, half Siberian Husky, this “it” dog is the trendiest designer dog on the scene
  • American Pit Bull Terrier: perfect for big hugs and hefty pats on the side, just watch out for slobber
  • Beagle: a favorite among artists as diverse as Jan Fyt and Charles M. Schulz, the beagle is a very adorable ‘good boy’ 
  • Shiba Inu: a dog with a joyful cartoon face and a spirited boldness
  • Labrador Retriever: number one dog for a reason, friendly, lovable, and approachable

Rita’s Cantina also refers to itself as the “The Bachelorette Headquarters”. There are quite a lot of bachelorette parties that visit Put-in-Bay and regular drink specials and product giveaways aimed to serve. Tacos, burritos and many other great food options are available for the hungry with a selection of homemade salsas to go along with your meal. Whether you’re here for tacos or bridesmaids, you’re sure to have a good time. Come and make merry! Salud!

Downtown Put-in-Bay Bars and Restaurants

Located in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay, Rita’s is walking distance from some of the best Put-in-Bay restaurants and bars. Park your golf cart near Derivera Park and be at the center of all the action! Stop by the Boathouse Bar for some walleye or take a short taxi ride the Goat and Biergarten. 

Located nearby on Catawba Avenue you will find the islands favorite tiki bar Mojito Bay. This the ideal spot for live music and the perfect island experience. Need a Guiness or Black & Tan? Stop by the island’s best Irish pub Hooligans. Looking for the island nightlife? Walk down Delaware Ave and you will encounter some of the best island bars. This includes Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille, Frosty’s Bar, and the Round House Bar. All of which provide live entertainment. Some other bars a short walk away includes Fishbowl, Reel Bar, and



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

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