Located at the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, the Blue Marlin Bar & Grill has quickly become the island’s favorite wet spot. Located poolside with a Caribbean theme, casual diners are welcome to enjoy a dip in the heated pool, 40 person Jacuzzi and enjoy a wide array of frozen drinks served by friendly bartenders and some of the best BBQ in the North from the Put-in-Bay Pizza Co. Menu favorites include a slow smoked beef brisket sandwich and Cheeseburger in Paradise. Casual dining is the rule of thumb and the Blue Marlin Bar & Grill is open daily weather permitting from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm. An ideal place for families wishing to enjoy the island’s top rated pool.
One of Put-in-Bay’s most popular dining experiences, Mr. Ed’s offers something for everyone. They are well known for their oversized sandwiches, fresh homemade soups, and daily dinner specials. But you simply have not had Wings until you have had them at Mr. Ed’s!
Diners enjoy al fresco dining on the spacious outside patio with a view of the Put-in-Bay Waterfront and DiRivera park. If sports is your game, dine inside where Mr. Ed’s offers more variety than anywhere else on the island with over 20 TVs including state of the art plasma TV’s showing the best variety of sports Put-in-Bay has to offer. Recently opened, the rooftop bar offers a stunning view of downtown Put-in-Bay and dancing under the stars at night in The Green Room.
Located at the Bay Lodging Resort, the Buckeye Tiki Bar is a favored hangout on Saturdays for the island’s Ohio State crowd, even when the big game is not playing. Daily drink specials draw locals and visitors alike to enjoy the friendly camaraderie of the “Big Top” bartender. Weekends often feature a cookout with fresh-grilled hamburgers and brats. Relax poolside by the island’s only indoor-outdoor swimming pool as you sip a frosty beverage and root on the Buckeyes! Located at the Bay Lodging Resort, behind the churches off of Catawba Ave.
Located within the Put in Bay Resort complex, the Put-in-Bay Pizza Company caters to the entire island and specializes in free delivery to guests of the Put-in-Bay Resort and Bay Lodging Resort. An extensive Italian restaurant features thin and thick-crust pizza, strombolis, grinders, and larger-than-life salads.
Recently reviewed on www.putinbayfoodblog.com, this pizza delivery spot rated the highest of any pizza place on the island! Open late every night during the summer and until 3am on weekends. Don’t miss out on this new PIB favorite! Your stomach will thank you!
Subway is located in the lobby of the Commodore Resort just down a walkway located between the Edgewater Hotel and Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grill. Open late night, Subway is already an island favorite for deli style subs on baked fresh daily bread. Orders can be phoned in ahead of time and large party subs are readily available with ample notice for groups, meetings, and even bachelor parties. Subway is a great place to stop by for a few sandwiches to take for a picnic lunch on Put-in-Bay.
Big Man’s Burrito Stand offers a wide range of Mexican options, from jam-packed steak burritos featuring rice, cheese, lettuce, black beans, sour cream, salsa and other fillings, to the simple classic soft carne asada (pork) burrito. There are also vegetarian options for those who don’t eat anything that used to have a face on it. The burritos are so big that you won’t go away hungry. The menu is simple but the combination of toppings is endless!
Enjoy lakefront dining at the lobster bisque capital of Ohio! The Boardwalk offers fresh seafood and more in a casual family dining atmosphere overlooking Put-In-Bay’s harbor. Recently expanded, the Boardwalk offers a great mix of live entertainment throughout the summer season upstairs in the Upper Deck. Voted one of the 10 best boating destination bars in the country by ‘Motorboating Magazine’, the Boardwalk provides 80 mooring buoys and a harbor taxi for boaters. The many deck levels put you right on the water where you can watch Put-in-Bay come alive with the hustle and bustle that is our island. Enjoy the sunsets and natural beauty overlooking the Put in Bay harbor when you come to the Boardwalk.
Serving up Lake Erie perch sandwiches and baskets so fresh that the fish were sleeping in the lake last night, you will love the food at The Boathouse! You simply must try their homemade Walleye Chowder, extensive barbeque options and kids’ menu. The Boathouse Restaurant is a great place for the whole family to dine. Dine outside on the patio for a view of downtown Put in Bay and DiRivera Park. Live music on the patio by the afternoon and on the stage inside by night with live bands every weekend. Home of legendary island entertainer Pat Dailey.
It all started back In 1936, when Mamma Loccoco began serving her family and friends Old World Style Italian Cooking from her kitchen on Monroe Street in Sandusky, OH. Since 1936, Cameo Pizza has been a family-owned business carrying on the tradition of great food, family values, and personal service. Now visitors to Put-in-Bay are able to enjoy this tradition here on the island with dine in or delivery. A late night favorite, Cameo Pizza offers pizzas, subs, and salads to hungry visitors and islanders alike!
A Lake Erie Island favorite since 1952, the Chicken Patio is world famous for its homemade wine-based sauce, made from scratch daily. Enjoy a chicken dinner, which includes BBQ chicken, sweet corn on the cob, potato salad and a dinner roll… all cooked outdoors on a 21-ft. charcoal grill. Outdoor seating is available in the heart of downtown Put in Bay on Delaware Avenue just next to the Roundhouse with one of the best views of DiRivera Park and the Put-in-Bay Ohio marina. You can smell the chicken cooking all the way down onto the docks on the weekends.