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The Boathouse Bar and Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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APPETIZERS‎
$6.95
Boathouse Chili
Not your typical chili. This thick hearty chili has a flavor that will get your mouth watering. Topped with cheddar cheese, red onion and garlic sour cream
$7.95
Crab Chowder
Tender crab simmered in a rich white cream chowder, made with corn and sweet corn, topped with provolone cheese
$9.95
Shrimp Skewers
Succulent shrimp marinated then grilled to perfection accompanied by a savory grilled pineapple and house-made sweet chili cream sauce
$3.95
Basket of French Fries
Basket of skin on julienne fries big enough for two
$7.95
Creamy Asiago Dip
Something‎ different from your average chip and dip! This asiago and artichoke dip is served with warm pita chips
$6.95
Vidalia Onion Rings
We took everyone’s favorite onion and turned it into the best tasting onion ring around. Served with a spicy southwestern sauce
$7.95
Mozzarella Cheese Sticks
Classic battered mozzarella sticks are served with a garlic marina sauce
$7.95
Poblano Poppers
We serve eight of these deep-fried goodies with a house-made creamy ranch
$8.95
Tempura Chicken Strips
Our‎ chicken strips are battered with a special tempura batter then fried to perfection and will leave you craving more when you are done. Served with your choice of BBQ, honey mustard or ranch
$7.95
Fried Pickles
Our juicy pickle spears are battered and lightly fried, served with a side of ranch dressing
WRAP‎
All wraps are served with a pickle spear and baked beans
$8.95
Sugar Island
A‎ boneless, skinless piece of chicken, with lettuce, cheddar cheese and tortilla strips, wrapped in a red pepper tortilla with BBQ sauce. An instant classic
$8.95
Starve Island
Oven-roasted turkey breast, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, and our southwestern ranch served in a red pepper tortilla
$9.95
Gibraltar Island
Shredded romaine lettuce and grated parmesan cheese tossed with our creamy Caesar dressing and served with sliced steak in a red pepper tortilla
$7.95
Vegetarian wrap
You are in the driver seat with this one. Choose four items that you would like to have in your wrap: lettuce, tomato, red onion, jalapeño, green pepper, button mushrooms, cucumber, egg, your choice of cheese: American, Swiss, provolone, cheddar or pepper jack, and your choice of sauce: ranch or southwest ranch
SANDWICHE‎
All sandwiches served with pickle and baked beans
$14.95
Walleye Sandwich
This Lake Erie walleye barely fits on the bun. It is topped with lettuce, tomato, and onion, served with a side of our tartar sauce
$9.95
Boathouse Club
A true Boathouse specialty. Your choice of bread: white, wheat or pretzel and piled high with turkey, ham and bacon, topped off with lettuce and tomato. A big sandwich for a big appetite
$8.95
Put-in-Bay Ferry
Our turkey reuben is stacked with roasted turkey breast, covered with coleslaw, melted Swiss cheese and Thousand Island dressing served on grilled pretzel bread
$9.95
Wave Runner
A‎ classic Philly steak grilled with bell peppers, mushrooms and onion, then smothered in our own Boathouse cheddar cheese sauce
$14.95
Perch Sandwich
Lake Erie perch is breaded to give it a mouth-watering crunch. Served with lettuce, tomato and onion
Staten Island
A great tasting twist on a classic; lean corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and Thousand Island dressing served on a grilled pretzel bun....9.95
$8.95
The Air Boat
A huge chicken breast grilled and covered in BBQ sauce served with lettuce tomato and onion. A southern classic!
$10.95
Shrimp Po Boy
This sandwich is overloaded with Red Hook Ale battered shrimp and served on a roll. Topped with shredded lettuce and a spicy remoulade
$7.95
Sailors Sunrise
We serve breakfast all day long. Pretzel bread topped with two eggs over medium, our Boathouse cheddar cheese sauce and your choice of thick-cut honey bacon or our fresh-sliced ham
SALADS‎
$9.95
Avocado $+1.00
Chicken $+4.00
Steak $+5.00
Boathouse Salad
We start with iceberg lettuce and spring mix, top it with pecans, strawberries, diced tomato, bacon, shredded cheddar cheese and serve it with our signature boathouse vinaigrette
$8.95
Chicken $+4.00
Steak $+5.00
Caesar Salad
Hand-chopped romaine mixed with parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, and a creamy caesar dressing.
$8.95
Chicken $+4.00
Steak $+5.00
Wedge Salad
We use a quarter head of iceberg lettuce, topped with boathouse blue cheese dressing, hard boiled eggs, bleu cheese crumbles, diced tomato, red onion and bacon crumbles. A Boathouse favorite
$9.95
Avocado $+1.00
Chicken $+4.00
Steak $+5.00
Taco Salad
A south of the border classic, lettuce, diced tomato, red onion, taco meat, and shredded cheddar plied into a fried tortilla bowl
Large $8.95
Small $4.95
Chicken $+4.00
Steak $+5.00
Side Salad
Iceberg, cheddar cheese, tomato and cucumber
BASKETS‎
$19.95
Perch Basket
This basketry is served with our crispy one-of-a-kind perch, fries and baked beans
$19.95
Walleye Basket
Two pieces of our gigantic walleye, beer-battered and fried to perfection, served with fries and baked beans. Delicious
$10.95
Chicken Strip Basket
Our‎ tempura chicken strips are served with baked beans and fries with your choice of dipping sauce: BBQ, honey mustard or ranch
$10.95
Beer Battered Shrimp Basket
Succulent shrimp fried in a red hook ale batter, served with fries and baked beans
BEVERAGES‎
Pepsi
Diet Pepsi
Mountain Dew
Diet Mountain Dew
Dr. Pepper
Diet Dr. Pepper
Orange Crush
Sierra Mist
Lemonade
Fresh Brewed Ice Tea
BURGERS‎
All burgers are served with a pickle and baked beans
$9.95
Lyman
Our 10oz specialty blended burger topped with lettuce tomato and onion served with your choice of cheese: American, Swiss, cheddar, provolone or pepper jack
$14.95
The Barge
Our signature Boathouse Burger is grilled and coated with our beer batter and fried to a golden brown, topped with deep-fried thick-cut honey bacon, house-made chili, diced tomato, red onion and cheddar cheese. Then finished off with a dollop roasted garlic sour cream. This burger is served well done do to the frying process
$10.95
Schooner
A mouth-watering combination of our 10oz burger covered in American cheese and smothered with our creamy Asiago spread
$16.95
The Whaler
Hope you are hungry! We use two 10oz patties, double the cheddar cheese, a layer of crispy thick-cut honey bacon, a onion ring, lettuce, tomato and smother it in BBQ sauce
$10.95
Windsurfer
Our 10oz patty topped with bacon and covered with your choice of cheese: American, Swiss, cheddar, provolone or pepper jack
$10.95
Hatteras
Sautéed mushrooms, onions and melted Swiss cheese loaded on our 10oz patty topped with lettuce and tomato
$11.95
The Miller
Our 10oz burger topped with savory pulled pork, American cheese, coleslaw, lettuce, tomato, and onion. It is the best the island has to offer
$10.95
The Power Boat
Our 10oz burger blackened is served with melted bleu cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion
$10.95
A Sailors Relief
This burger is so special we named it for what it is, our hangover cure. We take a 10oz burger top it with a fried egg, thick-cut honey bacon, American cheese, served with lettuce tomato and onion. It is sure to bring a smile back to any “slow-moving” sailor’s face
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here before the Ohio State game. A band was setting up too. I ordered the signature Pool Party drink and it was dangerously delicious. Hubby and I both ordered hamburgers and fries. Mozzarella sticks for an appetizer. It was all good food...the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LeftMySOULatTheSea
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Always a good place to eat, drink and listen to music. Love the Greek salad and the option to do a half. Lily, wad our waitress, so polite and really cared about us ! Check out the menu, so many choices .

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brenda N
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Had lunch at the boathouse as we've done every year we visit put in bay. The food and service have always been good. This particular the day the food was ok, but the service was great! I don't remember our waitresses name, but she was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Greg988
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This was a cool little spot to have a drink on our quick tour on the fourth of July. Drink specials in some small buckets, the two of us shared one, ... very tasty slushy,..I forget what it was. Washrooms right there off the deck...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Rockiroads
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Our meal experience was very pleasant at The Boathouse. We were seated with a pleasant view of the park across the street and were very well tended to by multiple staff members. We chose to order several appetizers for lunch and were happy with the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank PathtravelerMidwest
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The Boathouse on Put In Bay has been a favorite of mine for many many years. Everything from the management , to the staff, to the food has always been top notch. The menu is always updated and there are always great specials. Prices are...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived on the island during a very busy Saturday. The manager of the boathouse was so helpful finding me a outlet to plug in my dying phone. Going out of his way to check on us. The waitress was awesome too! On top of that.....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travelrelaxrepeat
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Dropped in one evening for drinks and to listen to an 80s band. The drinks were very good and the service was excellent, especially for a crowded place. The band performed excellent renditions of music from the 1980s. Great evening!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mikepG8652CM
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Cold beer great location for people watching & yummy appetizers. Did not get to have actual meal but those around us---including a chicken wrap looked huge & delicious. Nice bartender.r

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This was the first & last stop of our day. They had the best drinks & food of all of our 5 stops for the day. Service was good. Margaritas & kamakazis were perfect! Appetizers were very good. Recommend for a meal or stop for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KimSparks
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