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The Boardwalk

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341 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5503
+1 419-285-3695
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We go here once or twice a year. The menu has a good selection of food and drinks. It's also fairly close to the ferry dock. If you take your own boat over they have transient docking right next door.

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Thank TJ H
Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Mediocre service, painfully high prices for small portions. Average food. We all ordered the highly recommended Lobster Bisque and all were equally disappointed. Fabulous views.

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Thank DebbieLime
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very expensive for portion sizes was a nice spot but more to choose from like that it over looked the lake and boats

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Thank Danielle P
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

omg! the lobster bisque... it's amazing!!!! also, great burger, just what i wanted, hot, juicy, delicious! great service, very nice outdoor seating,

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Before heading back to Sandusky, we had to stop here for their famous lobster bisque. Drinks are always good. The food is always delicious. Can't go wrong here.

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Thank Lori H
Brookville, Indiana
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We greeted and seated right away even though they were busy. The atmosphere was wonderful. We were starving after touring Put In Bay for the day. We ordered our drinks and two appetizers. One of the apps we ordered were nachos and the other were flatbread. We have a 15 and 17 year boys. A few minutes later our drinks... More 

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Thank Christie C
Indpls., IN
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137 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We ate lunch in the upper room of the Boardwalk. Think the menus from downstairs to up are different, but the upper room is a nicer dining area. We were greeted by a hostess and seated immediately. It was very clean and you can request to be seated outside on a balcony. There is view of the harbor from most... More 

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Thank JonInIndy
Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

the lobster bisque is great! great views and atmosphere. fun place, sometimes live music Its our first stop after we get off the ferry,

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Thank nella10_11
Columbus, Ohio
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress was friendly but food was marginal at best & overpriced for what it was. Fish was over cooked and somewhat oily. We would not eat here again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had the coconut shrimp and lobster bisque in a bread bowl. I felt they were a little pricey but probably comparable to other places. The food was great and the scenery was beautiful on the outside deck.

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Thank Natasha H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$55
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 341 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5503
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-3695

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?