The Boardwalk Family of Restaurants contains multiple restaurants and bars in one sprawling complex. Located right on the 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 son 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.
A Family of Restaurants
The main deck is home to three restaurants, each well priced and good for the whole family.
This cheery spot features regional catch of fresh, Hand-Breaded Lake Erie Perch and Walleye Sandwiches & Baskets.
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!
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!
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!
Don’t forget about Rita’s Cantina. Nachos 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!