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Lodging & Culture Center of South Bass Island

From the Sea


The Boardwalk

2 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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A lakefront restaurant serving some of the freshest seafood on the Ohio islands, including its world-famous Lobster Bisque - what's not to love? The menu for this casual family dining restaurant includes choices from a seafood lover's dream, like perch, Alaskan King Crab, and shrimp, as well as burgers, fries, and pizza. A great mix of live bands can also be found at The Boardwalk. Getting to Put-in-Bay by your own personal boat? The Boardwalk has 80 mooring buoys and a harbor taxi for diners.


Mossbacks Island Bar And Grille

371 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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Mossbacks is an upscale restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. Go for fresh walleye and perch, massive burgers, grilled paninis, steaks, chops or just the great view of DiRivera Park and the public docks on Lake Erie. Kids can choose a meal from a menu just for them. Mossbacks also has a full service bar with domestic and imported beers, scotches, bourbons and wine; or you can go next door to the Fishbowl for a drink.


The Fish Shack

2 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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Within The Boardwalk Restaurant is a great eatery that offers fresh Lake Erie Walleye and Perch sandwiches. Gaze at the waters your meal was caught in as you sit on the spacious outdoor patio. Don't forget to get some signature Jumbo Onion Rings to accompany your order. See you at the Shack!


Little Galley

2 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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Come have a cheesburger in paradise with phenomenal views of Lake Erie. Within The Boardwalk Restaurant you'll find this eatery in downtown Put-in-Bay. There are other great sandwiches and entrees to suit all tastes. Stop by and enjoy a burger with a view!


Book's Seafood

2 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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Another great offering at The Boardwalk Restaurant, Book's Seafood boasts a variety of delicious entrees. King crab, lobster, shrimp, and mussels are a few of the great seafood fare you'll find here. Come and enjoy some of the best views PIB has to offer on the outdoor patios.


Upper Deck

2 Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

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With gorgeous panaramic views of the Lake Erie Harbor, the Upper Deck Restaurant view is as great as the food. Located on the second level of The Boarwalk Restaurant next the Put in Bay public docks, the fresh seafood options will surely please your palate. Come and catch a great view and meal.

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