Perhaps the most diverse menu on the island is served up at The Boardwalk Restaurant complex located in the heart of Downtown Put-in-Bay. 7 restaurants, each with its own diverse menu make this a one-stop shop with dining options to please everyone. The Boardwalk Restaurant was named one of Put-in-Bay’s Ten Best Restaurants
The Boardwalk Particulars
As you enter the Put-in-Bay Harbor aboard the Jet Express Ferry one of the first buildings to catch your eye is the two-story Boardwalk Restaurant complex. By day or by night the cedar colored structure is the largest waterfront dining complex on the island. Known for their world famous Lobster Bisque, the complex is host to a wide variety of food options.
The Boardwalk Family Of Restaurants
The Little Galley
Sometimes simple is best and the Little Galley serves up Angus Burgers, 1/4 lb hot dogs, Chicken Fingers all available with freshly cooked french fries. There is limited seating along the entrance and additional seat are located n the main complex.
Located right next to the Little Galley as you enter the first floor of the Boardwalk Restaurant Complex. Enjoy freshly caught Lake Erie Perch & Walleye lightly battered and served in a basket or sandwich style. Jumbo Onion Rings and fried shrimp complete the menu. Fish Shack seating is in the main dining room with stunning waterfront views.
Cafeteria Style at the peak of quality! Proceed thru this gastronomical experience and select specialties such as Alaskan King Crab Legs, Peel & Eat Pink Shrimp, Live Maine Lobster, and New Zealand Mussels. For those seeking lighter fare, wraps and sandwiches are available made from fresh Tuna and Grilled Chicken. Large picnic style tables overlooking the open air waterfront provides one of the best dining views Put-in-Bay has to offer.
The Burgee Bar
Handcraftespecialtyty cocktails, frozen drinks and a large selection of draft and bottled beers. Enjoy live entertainment on weekends in June, July & August.
When you’re looking for Tex-Mex Ritas Cantina and Big Man’s Burrito Stand serve it up right! Rita’s Cantina is well known for their handcrafted margaritas of all flavors and boasts the largest selection of Tequila at Put-in-Bay! A wide selection of Taco’s, Nachos and other spicy fare hits the spot. The second-floor location offers up a stunning view of the harbor and the Put-in-Bay Boat Docks.
A relaxed and open-air bar where smoking is permitted. Located on the second floor near the middle of the Boardwalk Restaurant complex.
The Upper Deck
If you’re looking for a more upscale fine dining experience, the Upper Deck serves up Prime Rib, Steaks, Seafood and a to die for Lobster Mac & Cheese. A panoramic view of the Put-in-Bay Marinas & harbor is the finest on the island.