Put-in-Bay Ohio has the best-featured restaurants in the Lake Erie area. Put-in-Bay,
also known as South Bass Island, only has one franchise restaurant (Subway) located in
the lobby of the Commodore Resort.  Other than that, all Put-in-
Bay restaurants feature unique local food that has added a culinary attraction to the
culture of the island itself.

Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille
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Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille

Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille is the go-to spot for food and fun in Put-in-Bay. With a mouthwatering menu, full bar, and three live entertainment venues, Mr. Ed’s slings the best in summertime fun. They are conveniently located on Delaware Ave. right in the middle of downtown Put-in-Bay! The daylight hours at Mr. Ed’s means outdoor seating by the lake, incredible food, and plenty of TVs indoors to show all your favorite teams. You can enjoy everything from margaritas to beers from a local distillery. A new feature to the Put in Bay restaurants, Mr. Ed’s has recently added Put-in-Bay’s...

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Swipe Right Pizza
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Swipe Right Pizza

Have you tried the best pizza on the Put-in-Bay yet? Swipe Right Pizza is the island’s newest option to feed a hungry tummy. Their specialty is awesome pizza that’s both hot & fresh. Is it expensive? No way! They do it for less than the big guys in downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio! Swipe Right Pizza is a delicious dining option. They have great food at a great price! You can find this food truck right next to Joe’s Bar. Swipe Right’s Menu Each one of their specialty pizzas features legalized marinara sauce! What does that mean? You gotta try it for...

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The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s
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The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s

As the most exclusive nightclub located in the heart of downtown, The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s is the best place to dance the night away on Put-in-Bay. The Green Room features beautiful views of Lake Erie, a 360-degree bar, and the best DJ’s in town. The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s Bar Details The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s is open Thursday through Sunday from      10 pm – 2 am. Each night features a DJ spinning the hottest tracks all night long. The club itself is located right above Mr. Ed’s Bar on Delaware Avenue. Take a break from...

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MIST Pool Bar
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MIST Pool Bar

The hottest pool bar on Put-in-Bay, MIST Pool bar includes all the luxuries of a resort pool with the excitement of a high-end nightclub. This 21+ spot is definitely one of the most exclusive spots on South Bass Island, Ohio. MIST Pool Bar Details Located at the Commodore Resort, MIST is open to both hotel guests and visitors. The best live entertainment here all weekend long as two waterfalls cascade into the pool and revelers have the time of their lives enjoying the fun Caribbean vibe. The pool is crystal clean with 2000 square feet of climate-controlled perfection. It is regularly...

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Joe’s Bar & Restaurant
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Joe’s Bar & Restaurant

Classic bar food, outdoor games, and a fun, friendly vibe is on deck at Joe’s Bar & Restaurant. This gastropub serves up some of the most delectable bar foods anywhere on the island. A little tucked away from downtown Put-in-Bay, Joe’s is the self-proclaimed “Best Dive Bar on the Planet.” Order a Sloppy Joe’s Dip or Artichoke Asiago Dip and take a seat in their expansive outdoor patio. There are plenty of things to do in Put in Bay, especially at Joe’s Bar, like playing over-sized Jenga and Corn Hole. Joe’s is the perfect place to spend summers in Put-in-Bay,...

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Subway
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Subway

Subway on Put-in-Bay, Ohio makes it easy to fuel up on delicious, fresh, and healthy food. Conveniently located with fast service and affordable eats, enjoy a sub any time of day and then get back to summertime fun on Put-in-Bay. The signature scent of the freshly made bread greets visitors in the lobby of the Commodore Hotel. Located right on Delaware Ave, the Commodore is minutes from the Refuge Harbor and Perry Park. This is the perfect location to refuel on South Bass Island. Conveniently located by Delaware Ave and Catawba Ave. You can take your fresh sub and enjoy a...

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When it comes to restaurant and dining options, Put-in-Bay Island offers something to
satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Put-in-Bay dining options include exclusive lakefront restaurants downtown and fine dining restaurant. We even have something as simple as a family catered picnic.

When it comes to food, you will find it all at Put-in-Bay. Visitors rave about the fresh Walleye and Lake Erie Perch and all the exciting live entertainment. Each bar and featured restaurant are unique so feel free to try them all! Stay overnight at Put-in-Bay and experience some awesome breakfast restaurants as well!

Restaurants Located in Put-In-Bay’s Downtown Area

Right next door to the Boardwalk is Topsy Turvey, a neat little diner nestled right on the water. No one has ever said a bad thing about their Cuban Sandwich! Going further down Bayview Ave you will find The Keys.  The Keys is a restaurant that gives off Caribbean vibes and is also right on the water. They have great appetizers and perch tacos.  The Keys is an island favorite and if you are craving some ice cream you can head right next door to Dairy Isle.

Across DeRivera Park on the corner of Hartford and Delaware Ave is the Boathouse Bar & Grille. There, you will find live entertainment accompanied by a menu full of delicious options.  For those who enjoy a margarita every now and then, Margarita on the Rock is the place for you. Right across the street from Margarita on the Rock, you have the Village Bakery where fresh croissants and bagels are made each morning!

Delaware Ave in downtown Put-in-Bay has plenty of restaurants to choose from. Keep in mind that all these restaurants are located within half a mile of each other. Just a quick step away from your hotel or condo you’ll find Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille. Cameo Pizza is by far the best pizza on the island located inside Mr. Eds Bar and Grille. Don’t like pizza? The meatball sub at Cameos is a good way to go, or head back to the lobby for a $5 footlong at Subway!

Not feeling Pizza? Grab a burger at Mossbacks from their lunch menu or their perch basket. Breakfast at Pasquales Cafe is always a great way to kick start the day located right on the corner of Loraine and Delaware Avenue. Frosty Bar serves great food and delicious breakfast as well.  Mama Maria and the Chicken Patio are two good late-night food options to consider. There are no Italian restaurants currently on the island, but Mama Maria does have a tasty chicken parmesan sandwich.

When you round the corner and head into downtown, you will pass Reel Bar.  Reel bar usually has live music playing inside with fun drinks and good food.  For those who love craft beer and good pizza, look no further than the Put-in-Bay Brewery and Distillery.  Flights of craft beers are priced reasonably, and the summer brews come highly recommended!

If you like Irish Pubs, head to Hooligans.  The Irish pub and eatery broke the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous pretzel dip back in 2019! Right across the street is the local hangout spot called Tippers who have daily specials and present great food on a consistent basis. Feeling a breakfast crepe? The Forge has you covered.

With so many dining options we suggest you walk around downtown Put-in-Bay, look over the menus, and pick your favorite restaurant. There is no rush, remember you will be on island time!

Other Put-in-Bay Dining Options 

Drive-up Catawba Ave on your Put-in-Bay golf cart rental and discover even more options. The Goat Soup and Whiskey offers fine dining with a creative menu and some of the freshest ingredients from a local garden and is an island favorite. Joe’s Bar & Restaurant has a surprisingly good menu and the best Sloppy Scotty sandwich around.

Feeling some Mexican food? Try a burrito a Taco Bay located right at the docks of the miller ferry. On top of that, it should be noted that their steak tacos are worth every penny. Taco Bay is located right by the miller ferry dock on top of the hill.

What is the Boardwalk Restaurant known for?

The Boardwalk is known for its famous lobster bisque.  Give it a try and see for yourself if it lives up to the hype! The Boardwalk features multiple eateries on the lower deck full of outdoor seating. A lot of people often the Alaskan King Crab plate and dip in some melted butter for optimal flavor.  The Boardwalk’s upper deck offers a fine dining experience with great entrees and a great view of the Put-in-Bay harbor.

What are other Put-in-Bay Dining Options?

Drive-up Catawba Ave on your Put-in-Bay golf cart rental and discover even more options. The Goat Soup and Whiskey offers fine dining with a creative menu and some of the freshest ingredients from a local garden and is an island favorite. Joe’s Bar & Restaurant has a surprisingly good menu and the best Sloppy Scotty sandwich around.

Feeling some Mexican food? Try a burrito a Taco Bay located right at the docks of the miller ferry. On top of that, it should be noted that their steak tacos are worth every penny. Taco Bay is located right by the miller ferry dock on top of the hill.

How many restaurants on there on Put-in-Bay?

There are over 30 dining options on the island! This ranges from food trucks to a beautiful sit-down dining experience. You can find any type of cuisine you are looking for! Check out the full list of restaurants.

What restaurants are open late on Put-in-Bay?

The new Swipe Right Pizza, Topsy Turvey’s, The Boathouse Bar & Grille, Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille, Subway, Cameo Pizza, and more! Most of these options are open until at least 2:00 am. There are so many late-night options!

Are there waterfront restaurants?

Of course! A few of guests’ favorites are The Keys, The Boardwalk, The Upper Deck, Topsy Turvey’s Bar, and Dairy Isle. There are many options from sit down restaurants to a charming ice cream shop! There is also a great lodging location on the waterfront as well… try the Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos next time you visit the island!