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Culinary Delights in Put-in-Bay

The culinary delights in Put-in-Bay and the Lake Erie Islands region are steeped in tradition. Whether you are looking for an intimate dinner for two or a family feast, Put-in-Bay will leave your taste buds eager for more. We realize that dining is a very important piece of your total vacation experience. Please check the varied selection of choice island eating establishments listed below.  

BLUE MARLIN TIKI BAR

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439 Loraine Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-7427
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Located within the Put in Bay Resort complex, the Blue Marlin Tiki Bar is a favorite for both guests and islanders alike. Offering thirst quenching frozen tropical drinks and a full service bar, this hotspot will surely cool you off. There is also delicious BBQ food available from our experienced kitchen at the Blue Marlin. Be sure to stop by and swim on up to the bar and cool off with us. The pool and bar is open to the public. Don't miss out on this PIB favorite!  More Info

MR. ED'S BAR AND GRILLE

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272 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5042
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Mr. Ed's is definitely the place to be for lunch, dinner or late night on the island. The happy hour prices are unbeatable some of the best on Putinbay as are the bands (always crowd pleasers) and the rooftop bar upstairs (the view of downtown Put in Bay is amazing). The sports bar feel of the afternoon, where you can eat wings and watch the game on one of 15 plasma TVs, segues into an all-night indoor and outdoor party after dark.  More Info

BUCKEYE TIKI BAR

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405 Lakeview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 888-742-7829
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Located at the Bay Lodging Resort, the Buckeye Tiki Bar is a favored hangout on Saturdays for the island's Ohio State crowd. Daily drink specials draw locals and visitors alike to enjoy the friendly camaraderie of the "Big Top" bartender. Relax poolside by the island's only indoor-outdoor swimming pool as you sip a frosty beverage and root on the Buckeyes!  More Info

MR. ED'S TIKI BAR

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272 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5042
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The tiki bar is the perfect place to get a head start on your island partying. Stop by weekend afternoons to lounge poolside and groove to music played by a live DJ. Contests for cash prizes are a great form of free Put in Bay entertainment. If you're missing spring break in Daytona or Panama City, come to the Tiki Bar, behind the Commodore Hotel in downtown Putinbay.  More Info

SUBWAY

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272 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5555
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Looking for some good eats while visiting the Lake Erie Islands? Check out Subway for freshly prepared sandwiches and pizzas. Subway at Putinbay is located behind Mr. Ed's Bar and Grille and the Commodore Hotel. Remember, Subway is open late to serve you. And remember, Eat Fresh!  More Info

PUT-IN-BAY PIZZA

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439 Loraine Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-0504
Website
Located within the Put in Bay Resort complex, the Put-in-Bay Pizza Company caters to the entire island and specializes in free delivery to guests of the Put-in-Bay Resort and Bay Lodging Resort. An extensive Italian restaurant features thin and thick-crust pizza, strombolis, grinders, and larger-than-life salads. Open late every night and until 3am on weekends. Don't miss out on this PIB favorite!  More Info

THE BOARDWALK

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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A lakefront restaurant serving some of the freshest seafood on the Ohio islands, including its world-famous Lobster Bisque - what's not to love? The menu for this casual family dining restaurant includes choices from a seafood lover's dream, like perch, Alaskan King Crab, and shrimp, as well as burgers, fries, and pizza. A great mix of live bands can also be found at The Boardwalk. Getting to Put-in-Bay by your own personal boat? The Boardwalk has 80 mooring buoys and a harbor taxi for diners.  More Info

CHICKEN PATIO

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Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3581
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Chicken Patio, located in downtown Putn Bay next to the Roundhouse, has been an island staple since 1952. The chicken is grilled over a 21-ft. open pit and is slathered with Chicken Patio's own famous wine-based barbeque sauce. Dinner also comes with roll, potato salad and sweet corn on the cob. Bon appetit!  More Info

FROSTY'S FAMILY PIZZA AND BAR

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252 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3278
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Enjoy a crisp and refreshing ice cold island beer in one of Frosty's frosted beer mugs! Combine that with a slice of pizza and a game of pool with your pals, and you're in Put-in-Bay heaven. If you're up before the middle of the afternoon the next day, stop by for a delicious breakfast.  More Info

THE GOAT SOUP AND WHISKEY

put in bay THE GOAT SOUP AND WHISKEY
820 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-GOAT
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What do we love most about The Goat? It's hard to pick just one thing; there's the stunning scenery, the homemade soups and sauces, the vibrant-yet-chill atmosphere and some of the friendliest staff on the island. Everybody feels welcomed at The Goat, where you can eat comfort food at its finest.  More Info

MOSSBACKS ISLAND BAR AND GRILLE

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371 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-8888
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Mossbacks is an upscale restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Go for fresh walleye and perch, massive burgers, grilled paninis, steaks, chops or just the great view of DiRivera Park and the public docks on Lake Erie. Kids can choose a meal from a menu just for them. Mossbacks also has a full service bar with domestic and imported beers, scotches, bourbons and wine; or you can go next door to the Fishbowl for a drink.  More Info

HOOLIGANS TAVERN

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421 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5450
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Hooligans is Put-in-Bay's Original 'Irish Pub and a Snug, With Music and Grub.' Featuring Reuben and Corned Beef sandwiches, Fish & Chips, Shepherd's Pie and other delicious menu items. We also boast a wide variety of Irish Whiskeys and all your favorite spirits. Enjoy any one of our Draught Beers including, of course, Guinness -- all poured in our 20oz Pint Glasses! Beautiful inside and out, Hooligans is proud to be your "Getaway at the Bay!"  More Info

JOE'S BAR AND RESTAURANT

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Red Barn, 14000 Catawa Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5637(JOES)
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With a motto of \"Beer is Food. Eat at Joe's,\" how can you go wrong? Stop by Joe's Bar to get a personal vibe and some local color - you'll swear you're in old Key West. Joe's also serves surprisingly affordable sandwiches and dogs and has a carryout beverage store onsite. Did we mention that Joe himself is a pretty cool guy with lots of good stories?  More Info

THE BOATHOUSE BAR AND GRILL

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218 Hartford Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5665
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Take in some sun and eat outside on the patio where a band is playing during the day or come back later for drinks and more live entertainment inside. Either way you'll be treated to a great view of downtown Put-in-Bay and Diriviera Park. Little ones along? The Boathouse offers an extensive menu for kids.  More Info

HEINEMAN'S WINERY

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978 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-2811
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Heineman's Winery is the only fully operational winery in Put-in-Bay Ohio. No visit to the bay is complete without stopping by to sample the island's own wine. The winery offers tours and samples of grape juice, wine, cheese and crackers. Adults and kids alike will also have fun venturing down into Crystal Cave, the world's largest geode.  More Info

MAMA MARIA'S

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266 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: NO PHONE
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Nothing quite hits the spot after a late night like one of Mama Maria's homemade meatball sandwiches or a slice of gooey cheese pizza. Luckily, Mama Maria knows we crave her cooking at all hours of the day and night, so her place stays open as late as the bars (or later). The patio makes for a great place to take in the view of the harbor and downtown Putinbay at any time.  More Info

PASQUALE'S

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234 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-8600
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Eating in Pasquale's is eating in one of the buildings with the richest history on South Bass Island! Stop by for breakfast - don't miss the omelet menu - lunch or dinner and enjoy family-friendly dining in a casual atmosphere. Pasquale's is known for its pasta and windows looking out over downtown Put in Bay.  More Info

PUT-IN-BAY BREWING COMPANY

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441 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-HOPS
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We have one brewery on Put-in-Bay island, and this is it. The Brewing Co. is home to great pizza, late nights (open until 2:30 a.m. daily), live entertainment and at least three different beers brewed right here: Ole Cotton Top Irish Red, Summer Brew and Fat Man's Friend. Kids and adult menu offer wide variety of appetizers, pizzas, wings, sandwiches, ribs, steak, perch, South of the Border menu and Putinbay's only Beer Cheese Soup. Dine in or takeout.  More Info

TONY'S GARAGE

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461 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-1318
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Serving up the best burger on the bay is the newly renovated Tony's Garage. Located on Catawba Avenue, across from the Island General Store, this bar & grill offers a huge selection of draft beer and cocktails, not to mention killer burgers, hot dogs, wings and more! Live entertainment by the Reese Daily band, karaoke, disco parties and great drink specials, make this one hot spot not to be missed!  More Info

SNACK SHACK

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1523 Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: NO PHONE
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The Snack Shack, in South Bass Island State Park, is the place to go if you're looking to escape the madness of downtown. Get breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks and enjoy the beautiful view from the deck of Lake Erie and sunbathers on the stone beach. The playground and swings will keep the kids occupied; there's also room for Frisbee, volleyball, softball, whatever. Jet ski rentals are nearby.  More Info

VILLAGE BAKERY

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104 Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5351
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Even if you promise yourself that you'll only order a wrap or sandwich, you can't leave the Village Bakery without a cupcake, cookie or Danish (our personal favorites are the Palmier cookies that melt in your mouth!). Everything in the bakery is homemade from scratch and served fresh daily. In other words, it's absolutely unbeatable.  More Info

THE FISH SHACK

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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Within The Boardwalk Restaurant is a great eatery that offers fresh Lake Erie Walleye and Perch sandwiches. Gaze at the waters your meal was caught in as you sit on the spacious outdoor patio. Don't forget to get some signature Jumbo Onion Rings to accompany your order. See you at the Shack!  More Info

LITTLE GALLEY

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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Come have a cheesburger in paradise with phenomenal views of Lake Erie. Within The Boardwalk Restaurant you'll find this eatery in downtown Put-in-Bay. There are other great sandwiches and entrees to suit all tastes. Stop by and enjoy a burger with a view!  More Info

BLU LUNA

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180 Toledo Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5282
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Situated within the Harbor Village complex, Blu Luna has a variety of options for all tastes. Wood fired pizzas and fabulous martinis are a few examples of the great offerings this eatery offers. Enjoy views of Perry's Monument from their outdoor patio. Stop by and check out one of Put-in-Bay's newest offerings!  More Info

BOOK'S SEAFOOD

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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Another great offering at The Boardwalk Restaurant, Book's Seafood boasts a variety of delicious entrees. King crab, lobster, shrimp, and mussels are a few of the great seafood fare you'll find here. Come and enjoy some of the best views PIB has to offer on the outdoor patios.  More Info

UPPER DECK

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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With gorgeous panaramic views of the Lake Erie Harbor, the Upper Deck Restaurant view is as great as the food. Located on the second level of The Boarwalk Restaurant next the Put in Bay public docks, the fresh seafood options will surely please your palate. Come and catch a great view and meal.  More Info

DOCKSIDE DELI

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2070 Langram Rd.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-2627
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At the Lime Kiln Dock of the Miller Ferry is a great spot to cool off. Ice cream offerings include milkshakes and cones, and they will surely help you beat the heat on those hot summer days. Also, Dockside Deli offers hotdogs and pizza by the slice from Cameo Pizza of Putinbay. So, whether you are coming or going, they are ready to serve you at the Lime Kiln.  More Info

RITA'S CANTINA

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2 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-3695
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A lakefront restaurant and bar serving some of the freshest seafood on the Ohio islands, including its world-famous Lobster Bisque, and a daily drink special including a margarita bar! The menu for this casual dining joint includes choices from a seafood lover's dream, like perch, Alaskan King Crab, and shrimp, as well as burgers, fries, and pizza. There is even Taco Tuesday and Sushi Thursday!  More Info

PRESS HOUSE JOE'S BAR

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Red Barn, Catawba Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-2716
Website
With a motto of \"Beer is Food. Eat at Joe's,\" how can you go wrong? Stop by Joe's Bar to get a personal vibe and some local color - you'll swear you're in old Key West. Joe's also serves surprisingly affordable sandwiches and dogs and has a carryout beverage store onsite. Did we mention that Joe himself is a pretty cool guy with lots of good stories?  More Info

THE ROUNDHOUSE BAR

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Delaware Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5665
Website
The Roundhouse Bar (RHB) has had a long tradition of good music, good friends, and cold beer for over 135 years. In the early years, it was extremely inappropriate and taboo for a gentleman and a gentlewoman to enjoy a cold beverage with one another in the same bar. Always the trailblazer, The Roundhouse Bar eradicated this taboo once and for all and became the first drinking establishment on the island to allow men and women to share in a drinking camaraderie.  More Info

THE BOATHOUSE BAR AND GRILL

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218 Hartford Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH  43456
Phone: 419-285-5665
Website
Take in some sun and eat outside on the patio where a band is playing during the day or come back later for drinks and more live entertainment inside. Either way you'll be treated to a great view of downtown Put-in-Bay and Diriviera Park. Little ones along? The Boathouse offers an extensive menu for kids.  More Info