Boathouse Bar & Grill Music, Fine Food & Dancing!

Picture of Boathouse Bar & Grill218 Hartford Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
The Boathouse Bar & Grill

The Boathouse Bar & Grill is a true classic. Its roots go back many years and names, and at one time housed the Bay Burger. Boathouse Bar & Grill serves up casual dining, entertaining live music, and friendly service,. The Boathouse consists of four establishments with the bar and grill the hub of the operation.

Boathouse Bar & Grill Particulars

Conveniently located steps from the Jet Express Terminal on Hartford Avenue, the Boathouse is easy to find and hard to leave. As their saying goes, “come for the food, stay for the party.” It is a treat to dine here after a day on the boat or exploring Put-in-Bay. The ambiance is nautical, the food appealing, and the night time party vibe infectious.

Enjoy Lake Erie delicacies prepared just right. One of their popular menu items is the beloved Po Boy with a Lake Erie twist. Choose from Select from Walleye Beer Battered or blackened, or Yellow Fried Perch Po Boys. Each comes with tartar sauce, lettuce, tomato, and pickles. Pass on the bread, and it makes it a Lake Erie Perch or Walleye basket with homemade chips, with cracker crumb breading.

The Boathouse takes great pride in all their menu items while dishing favorites like Chicken and Waffles with coleslaw, maple syrup, and hot pepper relish! Oysters, shrimp, chicken, and fish dominate the menu. A

Boathouse Bar & Grill Menu Favorites 

• Classic Reuben
• Chocolate Mousse Cake
• Cajun Jambalaya
• Chicken Bacon Mac & Cheese
• Smoked Fish Spread
• Maryland Crab Cakes with Creole Remoulade
• Flatbread Pizza
• Seafood Croissant

The Boathouse Bar & Grill beer list is quite extensive with local favorites, including Great Lakes Commodore Perry, Goose Island IPA, or Great Lakes Commodore Perry and seasonal offerings from nearby Great Lakes Brewery. The wine list includes white, red, and champagne. Mikes Hard Lemonade,  Smirnoff Ice, and White Claw round out the menu.

Boathouse Bar & Grill Entertainment

The Boathouse has is rated one of Put-in-Bay’s best live music venues on several occasions. During the week, live music can be heard pretty much every day. The lineup includes island favorites such as John Salamon, Cats on Holiday, Naked Karate Girls, That Girl Allie, and Disco Inferno. Everything from timeless classics to ripping 80’s heavy metal and popular dance hits.

The Boathouse Bar Complex

• The Boathouse Bar
Biergarten at the Boathouse
Boathouse Park Drive-Thru Beverage Center and Delivery

One of the newest additions to the complex is the Biergarten. Devour some on German specialties like Sausages served with house mustard and Bratwurst with garlic peppercorn salami. If you enjoy a frosty cold German Beer, this is your ideal place! They have a well rounded international drink menu as well.

The Beverage center carries a great selection of wine and beer to take home with you or out on the boat. They deliver, which comes in handy when you need a few cases of beer or bags of ice delivered to the Put-in-Bay Boat Docks!

Where to Find The Boathouse!

The Boathouse is located in the center of downtown Put-in-Bay at the east end of De Rivera Park. The restaurant is walkable from all Put-in-Bay Hotels of you can take a taxi for just $3.00 anywhere on the island!