There’s a lot of reasons people come to the island but it’s often about the Put-in-Bay drinks. There are the historic sites, the beautiful shoreline, boating and water sports, shopping, you name it. But if there’s one thing Put-in-Bay is famous for above all else, it’s the Put-in-Bay nightlife. The bar scene at Put-in-Bay can’t be beat! From nightclubs to hotel pool bars, Irish pubs to classic Americana pizza and a pitcher of beer spots, Put-in-Bay is home to your new favorite bar. You’ve just got to find it!

Reel Bar

Reel Bar

The Reel Bar opened in 2014 in the old location of Tony’s. Already a new favorite on put-in-Bay, The Reel Bar is a celebration of all things fishing, delicious food, and ice cold drinks. The completely remodeled interior is rustic and cozy and the food menu is simply mouthwatering. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The Reel Bar is centrally located right on Catawba Avenue. Easy to get to from the Jet Express terminal and in close proximity to all the downtown inns and hotels, it is easy to become a regular here. It is also right behind the Lake...

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The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s

The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s

Located in the heart of downtown, The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s is the most exclusive 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 the region. The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s Details The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s is open Thursday – Sunday from 10pm – 2am. Each night features a DJ spinning the hottest tracks all night long. The club itself is located right above Mr. Ed’s on Delaware Avenue. Take a break from dancing and grab a cocktail at...

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Sand Bar

Sand Bar

If you want to feel like a celebrity for a day, the best place to get that VIP feeling is Sand Bar. There’s no better place to see and be seen. Get a cabana and relax with some bottle service, everyone will be wishing they were you. The cabanas won’t take you too far away from the party though, as they open up on three sides so you can mingle as you please. Living the high life at Sand Bar can make you quite hungry. Good news on that front too, because you’ll find a full-service kitchen here. Everyone loves...

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MIST Pool Bar

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 the whole island. MIST Pool Bar Details Located at the Commodore Resort, MIST is open to both hotel guests and visitors. The best regional DJ’s spin here all weekend long as two waterfalls cascade into the pool and revelers have the time of their lives. The pool is crystal clean with 2000 square feet of climate controlled perfection. It is regularly cleaned with a...

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The Round House Bar

The Round House Bar

An island institution for over 140 years, The Round House Bar is synonymous with summers on Put-in-Bay. Once their iconic “Whiskey” light up on, it is time to head to The Round House and party all day, and night, long. The Round House Bar History The building that now houses The Round House opened in 1873. Originally called the Columbia Restaurant, it was one of the first places to keep things cool during the summer. The clever residents of Put-in-Bay collected ice from Lake Erie in the winter. They housed the blocks in what is now the Put-in-Bay Winery and...

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Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille

Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille

Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille is go-to spot for food and fun in Put-in-Bay. With a mouthwatering menu, full bar, and three entertainment venues, Mr. Ed’s slings the best in summertime fun. The daylight hours at Mr. Ed’s means patio seating by the lake, incredible food, and plenty of screen indoors to show all your favorite teams. They are known for their prized Chicken Chunks, succulent bites of poultry decked out in sauces like teriyaki, honey mustard, and hot garlic parmesan.   The extensive menu also includes perch sandwiches, insane burgers like the Hangover Burger and different types of Mac...

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Find out what’s going on in the local bars and entertainment venues on Put-in-Bay. Pool bars, events, Fall Ball and Spring Fling parties, karaoke, live music, DJ’s, dancing, cocktails, drink specials, and more. There’s plenty of bars and night life at Put-in-Bay. No matter what your taste, you’re sure to have fun! From casual to dress-up, indoor to outdoor, club to bar atmosphere, Put in Bay offers it all!

Drinks for All Occasions

Whether you’re spending quality time with your family or going for drinks with friends, Mr. Ed’s Bar in downtown Put-in-Bay comes to life after dark. After a long day of drinking Pink Catawba Wine, grabbing a beer and burger at Mossbacks is a great option.

Also downtown, enjoy the island after dark with entertainment at local watering holes. With DJs spinning, drink and menu specials, The Boathouse is the place to be at night in Put-in-Bay. Open until 2am. After Hours is not offered in Ohio like in other big cities.

The Topsy Turvey Bar is turning your lakefront day into a party at night with beautiful views out over the harbor. With bands every weekend and live music performances during the day, throughout the summer, the Boardwalk complex of bars and restaurants next door is better than ever.

Island Entertainment and Drinks

Catch a first rate regional band in the stunning and unique Beer Barrel Saloon, located next to the popular Mr. Ed’s Bar. Shows nightly at 7:30pm. Every weekend sees an influx of bands and DJs from all over and Ohio and the Midwest. There is almost always someone playing during the season from early April to late October.

Other evening hot spots in Put-in-Bay include the infamous Roundhouse Bar, Frostys, Reel Bar, and Fishbowl. Easy walking distance from a downtown Put-in-Bay hotel or home rental. Some activities are offered seasonally, so check specific locations for details. There’s almost too many bars to count in downtown Put-in-Bay around the DeRivera Park!

At Joe’s Bar and Restaurant, located far away from downtown, you can count on a lively time after the sun goes down even without a band. Locals flock to this dive bar and knowledgeable island visitors stop by as well. There’s no view but there’s a great food and drink menu! For a view, enjoy dancing under the stars at the Keys Patio most weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.