Hooligans

hooligans irish pub

Hooligans Irish Pub is a lively eatery on the magical isle of Put-in-Bay.  Here, patrons can get the taste and feel of “The Emerald Isle. The Irish hospitality is worthy of a visit. Most importantly, the staff strives to provide an excellent dining experience.  Stop in for a pint.

Hooligans Location

The location of Hooligans is on Catawba Ave.  Furthermore, the Put-in-Bay Town Hall and Put-in-Bay Police Department are directly next door.  So, from this location guests are close to the action.

Inside, the interior is beautiful. Impressive wood working is found throughout.  The rich woods and Irish themed decor set the mood for a memorable experience.  There are multiple seating areas available.  Moreover, diners can choose the main dining room for table side service.  Otherwise, guests can opt to sit at the bar.  Lastly,  the lovely outside patio is a great option. From this vista, guests will have a front seat to the action. Catawba Avenue is oftentimes very busy, with golf carts whizzing by.  People watching at its finest. read more

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421 Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
419-285-8000

The Keys

the keys put in bay

The Keys Restaurant brings Florida to Put-in-Bay.  Key West is well represented at this waterfront restaurant.  So, slow down and enjoy the island breezes.

A waterfront location makes the Keys an excellent choice.  Located in downtown Put-in-Bay next to the Jet Express dock, it is easy to find. Also, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is within view.  Moreover, this monument relates to the Battle of Lake Erie.  Oliver Hazard Perry was victorious, protecting the island from invasion.  Additionally, the monument serves as a testament to the ever lasting peace between the countries. read more

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227 Bayview Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
419-285-5397

Little Galley

little galley restaurant

The Little Galley on Put-in-Bay is part of the Boardwalk family of restaurants.  Families should take note of this eatery.  Morevoer, they feature affordable dining options for a trip to the island.

A waterfront location affords guests of the Little Galley exceptional views.  Furthermore, the Boardwalk Restaurant is located on Bayview Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay.  Panoramic views of Lake Erie, the downtown docks and DeRivera Park abound.  Also, boaters can visit via the mooring buoys.  So, there are several options to make your way.

Little Galley Menu Highlights

This is the place to go for a quick and affordable lunch.  Moreover, menu highlights include classic Americana fare.  Black Angus burgers, chicken tenders and hot dogs are notable choices.  Also, piping hot french fries are served.  Add some zest to your meal with a selection of dipping sauces. read more

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341 Bayview Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
419-285-3695

Mossbacks

mossbacks restaurant

Mossbacks Restaurant of Put-in-Bay has quality eats and tasty drinks.  Diners can opt for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Also, the bar is a welcoming place to enjoy a carefully crafted libation.

The location of Mossbacks is prime.  Located nearest to Lake Erie on Catawba Avenue, the views are impressive.  Additionally, DeRivera Park is across the street.  Here, this beautiful waterfront park is the focal point of the downtown area. There are multiple children’s play areas, picnic tables and walking paths.  Also, the Jet Express ferry terminal is just a short walk away.

Mossbacks Menu Highlights

Menu options are a plenty.  First, the breakfast options are appetizing.  Eggs to order, pancakes and breakfast sandwiches are delectable options. Wash down the tasty fare with a Bloody Mary or Breakfast Bomb.  The Breakfast Bomb features Jameson Whiskey and Butterscotch Schnapps with an OJ chaser. Start the day off right with a hearty breakfast. read more

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371 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
419-285-8888

Pasquale’s

pasquales restaurant

Pasquales Family Restaurant has been serving the best breakfast on Put-in-Bay for over 20 years. The popularity can be easily verified by seeing the long lines waiting outside every weekend morning. Over the years, the building has been an ice cream shop, barbershop, and U.S. Customs Office. However, the current family-friendly restaurant is the tastiest option.  Still, the history of the building is quite interesting.  Additionally, there is a fantastic view of DeRivera Park and downtown Put-in-Bay to enjoy.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available.  Also, a children’s menu is available. read more

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234 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456, United States
419-285-8600

Put-in-Bay Brewing Company

put-in-bay brewery

The Put-in-Bay Brewing Company has great eats and local beers to delight.  Every summer an impressive rotation of craft brews is produced. Also, the menu pairs nicely with the assortment.  So, stopping here for a bite is a true taste of the Lake Erie Islands.

Catawba Avenue is home to the Brewery.  The location is just around the corner from Delaware Avenue, the main thoroughfare of the island.  Here, the majority of Put-in-Bay attractions, shopping and dining can be found.  Also, the Jet Express terminal is just a short stroll away.  So, the location is ideal, near most of the offerings.

Put-in-Bay Brewing Company Menu Highlights

Diners can choose from a variety of attractive options.  Lunch and dinner service are provided.  Also, be sure to pair the meal with one of the exceptional craft beers. read more

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441 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456, United States
419-285-4677

Tippers Steak House

Tippers Buffet

Put-in-Bay has many restaurants open during the summer catering to all of the visitors on the island. Tippers Steak House is well known for the quality of their beef and their incredible weekly specials. But in the winter months there has only been a couple restaurants open to serve the 150 or so island residents. Tippers Steak House is one of them. Or should we say, it was one of them.

Island on Ice

As you may or may not know, Put-in-Bay is on an island (South bass Island) and the lake (Lake Erie) ices over in the winter. So the only way to get off or on the island is by airplane after the ferry stops running. This locks in the island residents who enjoy a very quiet winter. Only a few community events such as school sports and town hall meetings provide social outlets, other than Tippers. read more

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419-285-8477

Village Bakery

put in bay village bakery

The Village Bakery on Put-in-Bay has fresh goodies daily.  Also, even the coffee beans get ground daily. So, a cup of java is excellent.  Fresh, fast and friendly best describe this island favorite.  Come find out for yourself.

The bakery location is very accessible.  Delaware Avenue is home to this island favorite.  Moreover, the Put-in-Bay bus depot is directly next door.  Also, Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial is prominently in view from the outside patio.  This monument is a testament to winning the Battle of 1812.  Oliver Hazard Perry led his men to battle.  The famous saying, “Don’t Give Up the Ship,” comes from Perry.  Also, the nations involved celebrate peace with this monument.  So, overall the Bakery location is superb.  Find the way to fresh.    read more

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104 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456, United States
419.285.5351

Upper Deck

boardwalk upper deck restaurant

The Upper Deck is located within the Boardwalk Restaurant building on Put-in-Bay.  Here, diners can take in the sweeping views of Lake Erie.  Moreover, table side service is available on this level.

The Boardwalk Restaurant is an island food destination.  Diners come hungry and leave satisfied.  The location of the restaurant is superb.  Bayview Avenue in downtown Put-in-Bay is the home of the Boardwalk.  Nearby, the Put-in-Bay Winery and Jet Express terminal are a short walk away.  Also, the lovely DeRivera Park is just across the street.  Boaters are also welcomed here.  There are mooring buoys to dock.  Also, their is a water taxi to whisk boaters ashore.  So, no matter the choice of transportation, this restaurant is very accessible. read more

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341 Bayview Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH 43456, United States
419-285-3695