A lovely waterfront bar in downtown Put-in-Bay, Topsy Turvey features spectacular lake views and delicious food and drink. A lovely retreat from the busy downtown or a pleasant place to relax after a day on the boat, this friendly bar delivers.
Topsy Turvey Details
With a small but satisfying menu, Topsy Turvey dishes out fresh ingredients and yummy bites for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The outside deck overlooks the harbors and offers some of the prettiest outdoor seating on the island.
Topsy Turvey Menu Highlights
• Their Signature Cuban Sandwich
• Breakfast Cuban
• French Toast
• Bacon, Ham, and Cheese on a Bagel
• Fresh Perch Sandwich
• Shroom Po’Boy
Their kid’s menu includes chicken bites and french fries. The bar is pleasantly decorated with signed dollar bills, wood flooring, and flat screen TV’s so a game is always on.
A great selection of beer, wine, and liquor is served up by one of their friendly bartenders. They also keep their shelves stocked with snacks, cold beer, ice, deodorant, suntan lotion, other small essentials, bait, and all the boat supplies a boater may need. Topsy Turvey is beloved by boaters, locals, and tourists alike.
Events at Topsy Turvey
Join the gang at Topsy Turvey every Monday evening for their celebrated Jerk Chicken Night. Jamaican chefs prepare this island delicacy using a blend of natural herbs and spices and marinated in Red Stripe Jamaican Lager. This makes the chicken extra juicy!
After filling up on Jerk Chicken, take part in their Monday night Acoustic Style Karaoke. This Island Jam Night is frequented by guitar players, poets, and singers. Not one of the spotlight? Grab and drink and take in the evening’s entertainment.
Local and regional musicians play on Saturdays throughout the summer.
Topsy Turvey is directly across the street from The Boardwalk. The Boardwalk includes several restaurants and bars all under one roof. It is also home to the Park Place Boat Club. This private dock offers excellent amenities including a stellar location right in downtown Put-in-Bay.
DeRivera Park is also mere steps away. This public park provides a shady spot to lie out, throw a picnic, and just relax the day away. Public docks are located here as is a public restroom and shower.
The Jet Express Ferry Terminal is just up Bayview Avenue. One of the most popular ways to get to the island, the Jet Express is also right next to The Keys restaurant complex. Besides cooking up delicious Florida inspired fare, The Keys is also home to Local Color, an excellent shop catering in Put-in-Bay inspired gifts and souvenirs.
Dairy Isle serves up delicious hand scooped ice cream along with a sunny patio. Grab a cone and head into downtown Put-in-Bay, exploring all the spots along the way.
Put-in-Bay summers attract everyone from Bachelorette parties to families returning year after year. With Lake Erie as the main draw year and all the fun it provides, South Bass Island makes for a very special getaway, whether for a weekend or the whole summer.