The Boardwalk Restaurant
The Boardwalk Restaurant Complex
The Boardwalk Restaurant Particulars
Ultimately, just about everyone who comes to Put-In-Bay, Ohio, ends up at The Boardwalk Restaurant at least once! It offers the ideal place to catch a bite before heading off the island or right up to the arrival of the sunset. The culinary delights are endless, just a two-minute walk from the Jet Express Ferry terminal, but the world-renowned Lobster Bisque is most definitely the centerpiece. They’ve served over One Million orders of the creamy, rich, and utterly delectable bisque. You can also find this delicious bisque frozen to take home with you and Put-In-Bay’s famous bisque on demand!
Boardwalk – A Family of Restaurants
Three restaurants, each well-priced and suitable for the entire family, are located on the main deck. All offer your choice of covered indoor seating or outdoor along the waterfront with one of the best views Put-in-Bay has to offer: all three feature casual-style service and special dished for kids.
The Fish Shak-This cheery spot is located on the left as you enter the complex from the stairs. Hand-Breaded Lake Erie Perch, Walleye Sandwiches & Shrimp PO Boy Baskets are the star attractions. It’s like the fish you are eating here was in the Lake Swimming in just the last few days! It’s that fresh!
Little Galley– The Little Galley slings Black Angus Burgers, Quarter-pound Hot Dogs, White Meat Chicken Strips, and French Fries, a staple among families. It sure to please everyone’s taste buds and is always a big hit with the little ones. If you are in need of a quickly prepared and served meal, this is an ideal spot!
Book’s Seafood-Book’s is where this part of the Boardwalk Complex becomes positively delicious. A mouthwatering selection of sandwich platters from grilled fish such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and grouper and deli sandwiches, wraps, and Gourmet seafood classics are also available at Book’s Seafood. We love the Alaskan King Crab, Live Maine Lobster, Key West Shrimp, and New Zealand Mussels. All prepared to order!
For your beverage enjoyment, the Boardwalk Restaurant Complex area also features popular bars serving up a wide variety of mixed and frozen drinks!
The Burgee Bar-This is the spot for the delicious homemade Frozen or Riptide Rum Punch Signature! Try one of their powerful specialty cocktails, or pick from a wide variety of bottled and draft beer. Every weekend in June, July, and August, live entertainment takes place directly across from the pub. A beautiful place to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view and the entertainment!
Claw Daddy’s Located right on the water, is this casual, fun bar with a dedicated smoking area. Nice view with fantastic drinks. A perfect place to watch the boats arrive and depart the harbor.
Rita’s Cantina-High and to the right in the Boardwalk complex you’ll find Rita’s Cantina! Named after our famous Rita, you will find a south-of-the-border flair, nachos, and tacos are served along with frozen margaritas. On the island, Rita’s provides the largest range of tequila. It’s often referred to as The Bachelorette Headquarters, so come by and inquire for your crazy weekend specials!
The Boardwalk Restaurants Upper Deck-For a more upscale experience, head upstairs. Opened in 2007, the Upper Deck fully delivers! Dine on Lobster Bisque’s steaming bowl or choose from their full menu something equally tasty, such as juicy burgers or prime rib. With an equally sophisticated cocktail, round out your tasty meal. Right out of a James Bond film, they have a complete martini menu.
Fresh seafood such as Lake Erie Perch or Perch sandwich, tasty appetizers, bread bowls, crab legs, lobster rolls, and the best human-known lobster bisque are just part of the menu items. They are very welcoming and have gluten-free and vegetarian choices, along with unbeatable tableside service, plus a panoramic view of South Bass Island!
It is really quick to get to the Boardwalk, either on foot or on a boat. Tie up or get on a water taxi to dock at one of the mooring buoys. Located right on Bayview Lane, the Boardwalk is minutes from the Jet Express terminal or a quick Taxi Ride from local Put-in-Bay Hotels This is the island’s hub of summer fun. We’ll be sure to see you there!