Greeting visitors disembarking from the Jet Express Terminal, Dairy Isle is located right on Bayview Avenue. With its friendly yellow umbrellas on the patio and delicious offerings inside, Dairy Isle makes a perfect first stop on Put-in-Bay, Ohio.
Dairy Isle Information
Dairy Isle is passionately committed to providing flavorful and delicious treats and meals. It is located by The Keys and right down the street from Perry’s Victory Monument. Hundreds of tourists visit for fast and affordable appetizers and entrees. Relax and enjoy a homemade waffle-cone topped with a delightful serving of their delicious ice cream. In the mood for something to eat? They offer an extended menu which includes the freshest burgers, meatball sandwiches, smoothies, Starbucks’s coffee, and their famous Crazy Fries! This is one of visitors’ favorite Put-in-Bay restaurants.
Enjoy your ice cream or meal in their dazzling dining area, or go outside and grab a table in their outdoor seating area and enjoy the great view and warm summer day. Their menu is family-friendly and impossible to pass up, so stop into The Dairy Isle for delicious ice cream or great food! All around a great dining option!
Location of Dairy Isle
Located right next to DeRivera Park and close to all the best downtown attractions, a trip to Dairy Isle is pretty much a given on your day out on the town. Enjoy the sight of Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial, the banks of Lake Erie, and the citizens of Put-in-Bay walking by while you enjoy your tasty treats. This is the perfect place to stop after you enjoy Put-in-Bay bars! You can experience the iconic island bar scene and see world-class live entertainment at Joe’s Bar, Put-in-Bay brewery, the tiki bar Mojito Bay, Mr. Ed’s Bar, Hooligans, Boathouse Bar, Reel Bar, or Mossbacks Bar. Just to name a few! You can even see Middle Bass Island from here.
The menu at Dairy Isle includes ice cream confections, savory bites, and smoothies. This family-owned spot is wallet-friendly with plenty of delicious offerings. A great place for a quick, refreshing bite.
Dairy Isle Lunch Appetizer & Entree Highlights
- Bacon & Cheddar Fries
- Perch Sandwiches
- Bacon Cheeseburger
- Veggie Hummus
- Chicken Tender Combo
- Island Salad with goat cheese, pecans, and cranberries
Dairy Isle Sweets
- Turtle Sundae
- Banana Split
- Strawberry Shortcake
- Oreo Sundae
If you are in the mood for something a bit healthier, order one of their smoothies. Their fruity offerings include the Berry Blast and Tropical Trio. The Chocolate Peanut Butter and Mocha Java Smoothie are both fulling and healthy. Add one of their boosts for an additional health kick.
Dairy Isle Smoothie Boosters
- Whey Protein
- Flax Seeds
- Chia Seeds
- Organic Cocoa Powder
- Cafe Mocha
No matter what you order, you’ll love it. The vibe is so friendly and festive here, a true encapsulation of Put-in-Bay in the summer!
The Dairy Isle will host groups and parties of all sizes! Just give them a call and let them know you are coming and they will have your meals hot, fresh, and ready to go when your group arrives.
This is a great area of the island to spend the entire day. DeRivera Park is a lovely spot to enjoy your ice cream. They have wonderful playgrounds perfect for kids of all ages. There are also picnic tables throughout the park. Public restrooms can be found in the bathhouse as well as lockers and showers. Visitors love to walk around Bayview Ave, Catawba Ave, and Delaware Ave. You can take in the sights, stop at a local distillery, or shop around! You can’t go wrong walking around South Bass Island. Visitors can take a stroll to the boardwalk or Put-in-Bay Harbor!
Visiting Kimberly Carousel
Kimberly’s Carousel is also right nearby. This vintage ride looks much the same as it did when it was built over 100 years ago. Hand-painted animals merrily go round while joyous music spills into the streets. A true Put-in-Bay icon, Kimberly’s delights riders of all ages!
If you are looking for adult beverages after hitting up the ice cream, the Boathouse and the Keys are both close by. These two spots serve up strong, delicious cocktails like margaritas along with live music. Whether you are looking for great food or a late-night ice cream treat, the Dairy Isle is a perfect place to visit. There’s no better place than downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio in the summer!