Mama Maria’s Put-in-Bay
Mama Maria’s Pizza is exactly what hungry Put-in-Bay visitors need after a long day on the boat or a night spent bar hopping in downtown. This pizzeria stays open til the bars close and sometimes even later. Grab a slice before heading home!
Mama Maria’s Restaurant Particulars
Fast and convenient, Mama Maria’s serves up a piping hot pizza topped with fresh ingredients, plenty of gooey cheese, flavorful sauce and fun toppings. The meatball subs and Chicken Parm Sandwiches are amazing. These subs are made with succulent all-beef meatballs and wrapped in a fresh, crunch roll and topped with so much cheese, you can barely see the meatballs! They also have tasty wraps available. Imagine digging into one of the meatball subs or a piping hot slice of pizza after partying it up at one of the many local bars. The perfect ending to an amazing Put-in-Bay night.
Mama Maria’s – Location Location Location
Mama Maria’s Pizza’s is in the perfect location. Right on Delaware Avenue, this pizzeria and restaurant is in the center of the action. Grab lunch here after exploring the island and take in the heart and soul of Put-in-Bay or sit and people watch. Mama Maria’s Pizza is just feet away from the best bars on the island and minutes from the Jet Express Terminal.
The streets of downtown Put-in-Bay are lined with shops, restaurants, and bars and always brimming with activity. Visitors flock here for the friendly atmosphere and world-class Put-in-Bay Entertainment. First-timers to the island have a blast exploring and the regulars look forward to revisiting their favorites every year. DeRivera Park is in the center of downtown. This beautiful oasis provides picnic tables, a playground, BBQ grills, and a gazebo. Public restrooms and showers are also available as are the public The DeRivera Park B Put-in-Bay Boat Docks.
Perry’s Victory and International Peace Monument looks over the downtown. This international symbol of peace is a signature feature on South Bass Island and a stunning reminder of the War of 1812.
The bar scene on Put-in-Bay is hard to beat. With everything from fine cocktail lounges to exclusive nightclubs, weekends on the island are sure to get wild during the summer. Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grill is an island favorite. This friendly establishment plays live music almost every night of the summer. Their menu is full of mouthwatering entrees and appetizers. The Green Room sits on top of Mr. Ed’s and provides the best dancing on the island. DJ’s from all over the region come here to spin their jams.
Frosty Bar is always a hub of activity. With their signature, frosty mugs full of beer, the backyard patio, and Big Man’s Burrito Stand makes for an ideal hang out spot on Saturday afternoons. Live music, sports on TV and bar games round out this friendly establishment. For something a little more intimate, try the Red Moon. Inside the Park Hotel, the Red Moon mixes incredible cocktails in a speakeasy-like atmosphere. Perfect for date nights or a first stop on a Saturday night. Another late night favorite is the Subway located behind the Island General Store.
Around the Mama Maria’s Neighborhood
There is plenty to do and see downtown at Put-in-Bay and one that stands taller than all the others is the Perry’s International Peace Memorial. A guided narrated tour with an observation deck high atop of the Doric Column is spectacular, to say the least. Hop on a golf cart and head out to the Lake Erie Islands Wildlife Center where stunning displays of local nature await you. Look for some interesting ideas? Check out our Put-in-Bay Photo Gallery where pictures od some of your favorite island locations are featured. How about some good old fashioned shopping? The Lake Erie Islands Resale Shop always has a hidden bargain or two for the savvy shopper! The Frosty Gift Shop is another place where you will find memorabilia with the famous Put-in-Bay Logo on it. Looking to upgrade those sunglasses? Save money with Sunstoppers one of the oldest retail shops on the island located on Delaware Avenue. If you need or have forgotten anything Nautical, check out Wharfside whose eclectic collection of goods has helped many a boater! Stop by the Roundhouse Bar for some more crazy shirts at the Bucket Shop where you will find the historic Bars local garb.