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The Boardwalk

341 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5503
+1 419-285-3695
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (45 reviews)
“bisque” (49 reviews)
“crab legs” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
341 Bayview Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-5503
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: 1.) Location is great. Right on the water. 2.) A Key West kind of feel with outdoor seating, huge bar and lots of interior wood, varnish, grand windows overlooking bay, etc. 3.) Service was fast (but we were off season so I do not...More

Thank Linda Margaret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family visited PIB and stopped by for a bite. The lobster bisque was so good that we came back 3 times in 2 days. Before we left, we bought frozen buckets to take home for friends and family to enjoy. Yummy!

Thank Mom0072014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner here and I enjoyed the food very much, but think the prices are high. The lobster bisque is terrific, and I really liked my lobster mac and cheese as well. There is no side salad included with the entrée, just a piece...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The boardwalk is full of small food stands with delicious seafood. We tried a perch sandwich that was well worth the money! They also have a small gift shop with nice finds. Ride the elevator or walk up to the upper deck for a great...More

Thank Harlie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many different types of seafood. Picnic table store seating inside or outside. Food is ready fast. A lot of seating can fit huge groups. Love the shrimp!

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Boardwalk is an excellent restaurant with very reasonable prices. Choice of outdoor lake view or cool indoor dinning. Can’t complain about much. Service was superb.

Thank Troy_MichiganJimmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So... I went to the bay for my birthday on May 11th mainly to just get some lobster bisque. Door was open we walked in some heavy set lady yelled at us that they were not open. I asked if I could just get some...More

Thank tammikett
Boardwalk M, Manager at The Boardwalk, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your message. We always appreciate feedback on how we can run our business better. I am so sorry for the miscommunication. We didn’t do a good enough job getting our information out to our customers about our hours of Operation....More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, great environment. Just a short boat ride from Middle Bass. Love the clam chowder. Yum. Check the daily specials and try them all.

Thank lisav871
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Other than the lobster bisque food is not worth the money. Wait staff is bordering on rude. Intoxicated patrons are allowed to behave obnoxiously. Not somewhere I'd ever go again.

1  Thank Stef B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Well known for their awesome Lobster bisque... it is a must have! Large chunks of lobster and plenty of it per cup. Have thoroughly enjoyed everything we have ordered and their crème brulee is to die for... good seafood and great view of the lake...More

Thank karengD6448FY
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Questions & Answers
Melisa B
3 August 2017|
Response from cruiser4 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. But it is not on the board walk.
3 August 2017|
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Response from gonz13 | Reviewed this property |
not sure we are headed back today for 2 days will check
Jennifer J
12 May 2016|
Response from JP R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we have 2 and they accompanied us. There are a lot of restaurants on the boardwalk so they do not like them near there so we just skirted the edges.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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