Upper Deck Restaurant

picture of the Upper Deck Restaurant341 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
Upper Deck Restaurant

Upper Deck Restaurant Put-in-Bay

The Upper Deck sits atop the Boardwalk Restaurant offering a sweeping view of Lake Erie and the Put-in-Bay Harbor. With tableside service, the Upper Deck is home to the best lobster bisque in the region and people from all over the Midwest venture to Put-in-Bay with the thought of a steaming bowl of bisque in mind. The Upper Deck is the fine dining portion of the complex that consists of several restaurants & bars.

The Upper Deck Particulars

One of the most popular dining destinations on Put-In-Bay, The Boardwalk Upper Deck has several Bars with indoor and outdoor seating. Their full-service dining is an experience enhanced by their incomparable views of the Put-In-Bay Harbor. The Upper Deck is the most sophisticated spot at the Boardwalk, perfect for any occasion. Aside from their famous lobster bisque, the Upper Deck specializes in local and regional seafood and serves a wide variety of menu options from steaks to pasta all prepared fresh on site by their talented chef’s.

Upper Deck Menu Highlights

  • Lake Erie Perch Sandwich
  • Lake Erie Walleye Baskets
  • Key West Pink Shrimp
  • Maine Lobster
  • King Crab Legs
  • Blackened Mahi Mahi Sandwiches
  • Salmon BLT

In the mood for a drink and some appetizers? The Upper Deck delivers. Try the Fish Dip or the Blue Cheese Chips, or the Coconut Shrimp. They all pair well with a delicious Martini. The Upper Deck has quite a large menu so order to your hearts desire and enjoy the view! They have a full bar menu as well with handcrafted beers and cocktails

The Lobster Bisque is available in both a bread bowl and a regular bowl, you can even purchase some to take home! For something extra delicious try the Lobster Bisque Poutine Fries, a large bowl of seasoned French Fries topped with Lobster Bisque, Wisconsin white cheddar cheese curds, fresh parsley and chives topped with yummy Maine Lobster chunks.

Can’t get enough Lobster? The lobster mac ‘n cheese is almost sinful. The shrimp, lobster, and crab alfredo pairs fresh veggies alongside incredible delicious seafood. Their salads are also a deliciously healthy option that is still filling. From the Blackened Chicken Caesar to the Southwest Shrimp Salad, you will get your fill! The burgers come with options to like beef patties, chicken breast, turkey burgers, and black bean burgers! Build your own or choose from one of their creations, we recommend the Guacamole burger!

The menu options are endless, there is something for everyone! Make sure you leave room for dessert, like their Cinnamon Roll Sundae or their Chocolate Lava Cake, no one can resist dessert!

The Boardwalk

The Boardwalk is home to five different restaurants and three bars and is the center for dining on Put-In-Bay! This is a great place to relax with a cocktail and watch the sunset while live music plays in the background, enjoy the world-class cuisine!


  • Burgee Bar is a fun little bar with great views and great tunes!
  • Clawdaddy’s has a smoking section right over the water!
  • Rita’s Cantina has the largest tequila on the island and delicious Mexican Cuisine!
  • The Upper Deck
  • Little Galley is a quick stop favorite for boaters and families with burgers, hot dogs, white meat chicken strips and French fries.
  • Book’s Seafood his know for their gourmet seafood: Alaskan King Crab, Key West Shrimp, Maine Lobster, and New Zealand Mussels.
  • The Fish Shak features Hand breaded Lake Erie Perch and Walley Sandwiches and Baskets

In the Upper Deck Neighborhood

After a hearty dinner at the Upper Deck be sure to stop by the Lobster Trap Gift Shop on your way out of the Boardwalk Complex. You can pick up some spices, a recipe book or any number of handy and decorative items for the kitchen.  If you feel like a workout Muscle Bay Fitness Gym is open to the public with daily or weekly passes for sale and the latest in exercise machines.