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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“turkey wrap” (5 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
218 Hartford Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6659
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here before the Ohio State game. A band was setting up too. I ordered the signature Pool Party drink and it was dangerously delicious. Hubby and I both ordered hamburgers and fries. Mozzarella sticks for an appetizer. It was all good food...the...More

Thank LeftMySOULatTheSea
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Always a good place to eat, drink and listen to music. Love the Greek salad and the option to do a half. Lily, wad our waitress, so polite and really cared about us ! Check out the menu, so many choices .

Thank Brenda N
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Had lunch at the boathouse as we've done every year we visit put in bay. The food and service have always been good. This particular the day the food was ok, but the service was great! I don't remember our waitresses name, but she was...More

Thank Greg988
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This was a cool little spot to have a drink on our quick tour on the fourth of July. Drink specials in some small buckets, the two of us shared one, ... very tasty slushy,..I forget what it was. Washrooms right there off the deck...More

Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Our meal experience was very pleasant at The Boathouse. We were seated with a pleasant view of the park across the street and were very well tended to by multiple staff members. We chose to order several appetizers for lunch and were happy with the...More

Thank PathtravelerMidwest
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The Boathouse on Put In Bay has been a favorite of mine for many many years. Everything from the management , to the staff, to the food has always been top notch. The menu is always updated and there are always great specials. Prices are...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Arrived on the island during a very busy Saturday. The manager of the boathouse was so helpful finding me a outlet to plug in my dying phone. Going out of his way to check on us. The waitress was awesome too! On top of that.....More

Thank travelrelaxrepeat
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in one evening for drinks and to listen to an 80s band. The drinks were very good and the service was excellent, especially for a crowded place. The band performed excellent renditions of music from the 1980s. Great evening!

Thank Mike P
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Cold beer great location for people watching & yummy appetizers. Did not get to have actual meal but those around us---including a chicken wrap looked huge & delicious. Nice bartender.r

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This was the first & last stop of our day. They had the best drinks & food of all of our 5 stops for the day. Service was good. Margaritas & kamakazis were perfect! Appetizers were very good. Recommend for a meal or stop for...More

Thank KimSparks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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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