The Little Galley is located at the entrance to the main deck of The Boardwalk Restaurant complex. Black Angus Hamburgers, White meat chicken strips, quarter-pound hot dogs along with fresh-cut fries and served fast-food style. 4 affordable meals your wallet you love and a waterfront dining room that can’t be beaten!

Photo of LITTLE GALLEY One of the Put-in-Bay Restaurants

Five restaurants and two bars make up theThe Boardwalk Family of Restaurants Complex in a two-story waterfront building. This mostly open-air building is located on the Put-in-Bay Harbor waterfront and features delicious handcrafted cocktails, great food options, and live music in peak season.

The Little Galley and Boardwalk Particulars

When you enter the main deck entrance, The Little Galley is situated on the right side across from the Fish Shack, making it an easy location to grab a quick meal. Just minutes from the Jet Express Terminal, the Little Galley is a great first stop and popular with the local Put-in-Bay Docks. Just about everyone who visits Put-in-Bay will end up dining at the Boardwalk at some Point! The Upper Deck Restaurant is one of the island’s Fine Dining experiences with a stunning waterfront view.

While The culinary delights are plenty, the main event is most unquestionably the world-famous Lobster Bisque, which may be ordered from all three of the main deck restaurants. This rich, creamy, and delectable delight has sold millions of bowls throughout the restaurant’s lifetime. This is Lobster Bisque at its best!

The Boardwalk Family of Restaurants

The main deck area is home to three different restaurants, including the Little Galley. Each of these three has unique menus, and are well priced, perfect for the entire family.

Fish Shack

Hand-Breaded Lake Erie Perch and Walleye Baskets & Sandwiches & Baskets headline the menu! The locally caught fish is fried golden brown and served with lettuce, tomato, tartar sauce, and lemon. Try the Perch Tacos for a unique taste of Put-in-Bay.

 Boardwalk Restaurant Book’s Seafood

Book’s serves an eclectic menu with a tasty variety of grilled Fish Sandwich Plates, as well as wraps, deli sandwiches, wraps, and fresh, healthy salads. 

Maine Lobster, Alaskan King Crab, New Zealand Mussels, and Key West Pink Shrimp are just a few of their seafood specialties. There are

two bars located on the main deck near The Little Galley. Nothing is more relaxing than sipping on a frozen cocktail, glass of wine, or beer and taking in the Lake Erie Attractions!

Burgee Bar

The Burgee Bar is known for its Signature Riptide Rum Punch as well as their delicious handmade Frozen drinks. Beer & Wine complete the well-stocked bar. Enjoy live entertainment on summer weekends in the bar. Check the Put-in-Bay Entertainment schedule for details on who is playing!

The Upper Deck Restaurant

Head upstairs for an upscale fine dining experience. The Upper Deck Restaurant addition opened in 2007 includes tableside service. Enjoy a steaming bowl of that famous Lobster Bisque or select from their well-rounded menu with Filet Mignon, Lobster Mac & Cheese, Pasta Dishes, and signature fresh seafood options. 

Round out your meal with a handcrafted cocktail. The martini menu is right out of a James Bond movie! Don’t forget to save a little room for that Key Lime pie! After all, you’re on vacation!

Rita’s Cantina

Seeking something on the spicy side? Tacos & Nachos are served with delicious frozen margaritas for a south-of-the-border flair. Rita’s Cantina even 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 girl’s weekend!

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  • Address: 341 Bayview Ave, Put-In-Bay, OH 43456

  • Phone: 419-285-3695

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Great service and food! I had the cheeseburger with bacon. Fresh, flavorful. I asked what the sauce was but was told it’s a secret. Chicken Fingers were also very good! We will be back to the Little Galley

Jeffery Sloan

Stopped for appetizers. The cocktails were unique and very interesting. Kids had a quick dinner here before a night with the sitter!

Lisa Webber

The Little Galley restaurant was recommended by our hotel for a quick place for the kids to eat. We were impressed with the atmosphere, service, and foo.d The dining on the patio was so pleased with the cool clear weather. And what great food!

Ben Wilson

My friend and I had the chicken fingers and they were great! Only ordered one order and It had 4 big pieces with it. We ate out on the covered patio and had a really nice vibe to it.

Holly sands

We just returned from a visit to Put-in-Bay and we were pleasantly surprised to try this quick food option for dinner. Inexpensive (for Put-in-Bay)

Tim Meschke

Great food!

Larry Scharder

The restaurant was recommended by the Put-in-Bay Resort as a good place for the kids to eat We were impressed with the atmosphere, service, and food. The dining on the patio was very pleasant with clear cool weather. We’re already talking about another island visit and plan to make this place a part of the experience.

Chey Wilson