The Lobster Trap

The new shop located at the Boardwalk Family of Restaurants, the Lobster Trap caters in all things nautical. With a full range of Boardwalk and Put-in-Bay souvenirs, make sure to stop by while vacationing on the island.

The Lobster Trap Details

The Lobster Trap carries all kinds of nautically themed gifts, from pillows to figurines, perfect for all the fishermen and women in the family. Their quirky, bright colored t-shirts and sweatshirts show off the Boardwalk name. Available in a range of colors and styles, there is something here to cater to everyone’s taste and in everyone’s size.

For something extra special, visitors can purchase their award winning Shrimp and Crab Bloody Mary mix to make at home. This delicious, seasoned tomato blend includes real pieces of shrimp and crab. All you need is vodka and a celery stick!

Bottles of their Hot Sauce also line the shelves. This spicy original recipe creates quite a kick and pairs perfectly with the Bloody Mary mix. Take home a little bit of the bay today!

The Boardwalk

With some of the best views on the island, and some of the best food, the Boardwalk caters in summertime fun. The complex houses five different restaurants and two bars. There is live music playing pretty much every night of the week. The relaxed, open-air vibe is infectious. You will definitely find yourself at the Boardwalk more than once!

Family of Restaurants

• Fish Shack makes crisp perch and walleye sandwiches and baskets
• Little Galley serves hot dogs and tasty burgers. Great for families.
• Book’s Seafood caters to the seafood lover with amazing dishes of Maine Lobster, Alaskan King Crab, and Key West Shrimp.
• The Burgee Bar is known for their Riptide Rum Punch!
• Claw Daddy’s is right by the water and includes a smoking section
• The Upper Deck offers tableside service and an amazing martini selection
• Rita’s Cantina is home to the largest tequila selection on the island.

Known far and wide for their lobster bisque, diners can enjoy this specialty at any of the concessions. Available in both a regular and bread bowl.

The Upper Deck has a full menu with delicious offerings such as Fish Dip, which is served with crackers and capers. Or try the decadent Ahi Tuna Nachos. This is definitely a Boardwalk original!

Nearby Attractions

The dock at the Boardwalk includes ferry rides to the surrounding islands as well as Put-in-Bay Parasail. Get lifted into the air above Lake Erie while being pulled by a fast power boat below. This wild activity is actually very safe as well as unforgettable. Folks can also purchase paddle boards here and explore the island from a more reasonable height.

Once you head into downtown, there’s no end to things to do. Visit the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society to learn more about this fascinating part of the world or take a tour at the Put-in-Bay Winery. Housed in the historic Valentine Doller home, tours take you through this beautiful property and includes plenty of wine along the way!

(419) 285-3695

341 Bayview Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States

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