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Great atmosphere and food!

Papa Boo's has excellent food and entertainment. It has a great atmosphere because it is right on... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2019
Pleasantville, Ohio
Well, once you’re there it’s a joy

You gotta want to get to Papa Boo’s to enjoy it. Way deep into Buckeye Lake. Once there, it’s... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
San Antonio, Texas
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Jul 23, 2019
“Great atmosphere and food!”
May 29, 2018
“Well, once you’re there it’s a joy”
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

Papa Boo's has excellent food and entertainment. It has a great atmosphere because it is right on buckeye lake.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

You gotta want to get to Papa Boo’s to enjoy it. Way deep into Buckeye Lake. Once there, it’s super for people watching, relaxing and cheap food and beer. As far as I know the only place on Buckeye Lake for music, entertainment and fun....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

One of our stops on a recent "tour" of Buckeye Lake, a boating and entertainment region 30 minutes east of Columbus, this place is a bizarre mix of adult and family fun that caters to the boating crowd. The view of the lake is nice...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank billt165
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Solid bar food and good music at a reasonable price .Known locally as the best trained servers. Reportedly these people train like the major chains on service and menu. Lots of boat docking spaces.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank RPH3
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Everything on the menu is delicious. Staff is always great and the entertainment is always top notch . Best place to spend your summer

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank JeffreyC1790
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This place is located on the lake and has a great view. The pizza is really good. They usually have good entertainment. The staff really hustles. The only negative is that it's a little pricey.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank buckeye-dad
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Never really was inviting to me. Food average. Generally crowded but I believe its not for the food but for a gathering place, and drinks.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MMorgan2571
Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

In my opinion the best lake side bar. Great friendly staff. Nice bar with plenty of outside, lakeside seating. The Bloody Mary's are great. Food was good and would recommend it to anyone. Really enjoy my time there!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank jcin
Reviewed June 25, 2015

The lake view is still beautiful at Papa Boo's even though the lake level is low. The food is great especially the mexican pizza and the reuben pizza is super and my favorite. The entertainment is always good especially on the weekends.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Sy P
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Papa Boos is a big place on the waterfront of Buckeye Lake. There is ample seating and a dance area in front of the stage when they have live bands. Great place to stop in and have a drink while enjoying a day of boating...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Nikkiwardi72
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