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The Boathouse Bar and Grill

218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456
+1 419-285-5665
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“po boy” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Thank you Kevin and Jamie, We had a wonderful dinner to end our season and got to catch Ben Dover and the Screamers as well. The perch is the best on the island.

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We came for lunch and there was not live music yet. Which was ok since we wanted to chit chat during lunch. Bar type food. Wings were the only thing we didn't care for. Server was very nice. Bucket was yummy. Cute decor.

Thank CoopALoop2311
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Sitting on the porch at the Boathouse is a pleasant way to eat lunch and people watch in Put-In-Bay. The music from the merry-go-round makes the meal seem like a holiday. The good selections of beer help too! Our group had a variety of adults...More

Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Went to try their Cajun food. the jambalaya was really good, added the shrimp to the basic version and it was well worth it. Large portion with just enough spice. Would go back to try some of their other specialties.

Thank rjsimon
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Andrea provided great service and was helpful in supporting our lunch food choices. A very enjoyable, high value stop

Thank Bryan F
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is phenomenal! Jami was outstanding, friendly and delivered outstanding service! Sit on the patio- food is amazing! We went to many different restaurants there during our stay, and this by far was the best! JAMI, you rock!

Thank NikiMarz
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Sit on the porch! This was our quick-choice once we arrived for a drink and some food to feed our very hungry bellies from the trip. We sat down expecting mediocre bar food -- to our surprise the food we ordered was very tasty! I'd...More

Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday night to enjoy some live music right at the bar. Great acoustic music, bartenders very friendly and fast. Didn't eat there but I hear the food is good

Thank thelibertylanding
Reviewed August 7, 2017

We love to start and end our night here. Great location to the Jet Express, great atmosphere, and always great service. Love this place!

Thank 858lindseyv
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Might be fancier fare on offer but for dollar for dollar, the best food on the island. Last meal we had I got the blackened shrimp po boy and I'm still thinking about it. Can get loud in the evening when the bands are playing...More

Thank MikeDailey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-5665
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