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The Boathouse Bar and Grill

218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6659
+1 419-285-5665
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6659
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the occasion to enjoy lunch and drinks at this local place. Very good, popular but not too overwhelming like some others on the island. -enjoy

Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a blast with Mike C as our server! We travel all over the country and not only look for great food and atmosphere, but a great experience. The Boathouse and Mike C full-fill it all! We highly recommend!

Thank JJSully22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bar seating here is covered roadside. It was super fun to watch people walking around town from the bar the busy weekend we were there. The buckets are not very big, but sure are delicious! Beers and alcohol is priced fairly and the bartender...More

Thank S I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really disappointed by this one. We each ordered drinks from the "special drinks" menu. The were weak to say the least. One of my pet peeves when you are on vacation and are paying $9 for a watered down drink.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at the Boathouse for lunch last Friday. In town with family for a little reunion. There were 6 of us, and we all ordered something different. I had a burger and it was terrific. Everyone else loved to what they got. Good atmosphere....More

Thank shamrock84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Boathouse has a vast menu to choose from. The pretzel bites are amazing! The Cajun Jambalaya was delicious! Live music and great location.

Thank amandac1127
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Biggest problem about eating at restaurants on Put-in-Bay is the prices....at least here. Burger comes with lettuce, tomato and pickles but anything else costs extra. Mayo is an extra?? Comes with fries but one of the cheap eats on the menu at 10.99. Better off...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't believe the Boat House Bar and Grill has been located in the same spot on Put in Bay for over 50 years and we have never stopped in thinking it was a bar! We visited for lunch and was fortunate to be seated...More

Thank Lorrie C
Reviewed June 12, 2018

First of all, this is a very large place. I went there many years ago to ride out a storm that blew through but didn't eat. We stopped in because I wasn't hungry for dinner after all the snacking (see my other reviews) but the...More

1  Thank Roger C
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Food is excellent. There is so much to choose from! The drinks are delicious and decent priced. Get the buckets they r only $10 and worth every penny! They have many ipa beers as well and full bar! My favorites so far our the chorizo...More

Thank Danielle W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6659
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-5665
  • E-mail
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