Put-in-Bay Bars

Put-in-Bay Bars

Put in Bay Bars are a legendary place where the fun never stops.  Live entertainment and cold drinks in a fun and festive environment.  There is truly something for everyone with a great selection of options. For many years, South Bass Island Bars have been an essential part of the island culture over the years. Withing iconic Put-in-Bay bars like the Round House and Mr. Eds Bar you and your friends are bound to have a great time!

Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille
Located in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay, Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille slings the tastiest bar food courtesy of Cameo Pizza and serves up the hottest live entertainment in town. A real crowd-pleaser, Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille offers indoor and outdoor seating. Enjoy the lake breezes on the outdoor patio while dining on Cameo Pizza’s legendary Chicken Wings. With a menu full of mouthwatering Cameo Pizza goodies, there’s always something for everyone. Mr. Ed’s is now the new island home of Put-in-Bay’s legendary Cameo Pizza. It’s the same Cameo...View More
The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s
Ready for a magical night of dancing at the hottest nightclub in Put-in-Bay? The Green Room at Mr. Ed’s makes sure every night one to remember. With gorgeous views of Lake Erie, DeRivera Park, and downtown Put-in-Bay harbor, this is the spot to be when the sun sets on the lake. Starry Nights The best DJ’s in the region regularly spin at The Green Room. The high energy vibe pulsates through the dance floor as everyone gets down and gets dancing. A full bar keeps you refreshed all night long....View More
Joe’s Bar & Restaurant
A favorite with both locals and visitors to Put-in-Bay, Joe’s Bar & Restaurant is a friendly dive bar with a little extra. Their menu is chock full of classic bar food, elevated. And their outdoor seating is expansive, comfy, and comes with plenty of games to play, like oversized Jenga and everyone’s favorite, corn hole. Located right next to South Bass Island State Park, Joe’s is a perfect stop-off point when exploring the island. Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center and Saunders Golf Course are close by. Grab a...View More
MIST Pool Bar
Dive into Put-in-Bay’s hottest, wettest pool bar. MIST Pool Bar packs in all the fun of a high-end nightclub with the luxuries of a resort pool. Two waterfalls cascade into the pool while the local DJs spin during the weekends. The 2000 square foot pool is climate controlled and refreshing. When the sun goes down, the lights turn up. Every night features a breathtaking light show. Play The Day Away At MIST The full-service swim-up bar serves handcrafted and unique cocktails. Cabanas and lounge chairs line the pool. Layout and...View More
Mojito Bay
Mojito Bay is a tropical paradise located right in the heart of Put-in-Bay. A rustic tiki hut sits right at the intersection of Catawba and Delaware Avenue, greeting every visitor to the island. It’s hard to pass by without swinging in for a mojito. And swing you do at Mojito Bay. Instead of bar stools, swings hanging from the ceiling, making a visit to Mojito Bay extra fun. Mojito Bay’s Motto is “Drink in Hand, Toes in the Sand” The entire bar floor is indeed covered in sand. This really...View More
The Fish Bowl
The Fish Bowl is the perfect combination of a neighborhood bar and top quality restaurant. Their food menu is just as quirky and innovative as their drinks, most notably giant beers served in an actual fishbowl. It is a wonderful place to let loose, have fun, and nosh on great food, right in downtown Put-in-Bay. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Fish Bowl caters to the hungry eater. They sling classics like pancakes, biscuits, and sausage and gravy for brunch, along with brunch cocktails, and ramp up the offerings for...View More
Red Moon
The Red Moon at the Park Hotel is an intimate and sophisticated speakeasy. Walkthrough the door and you are immediately transformed back to the days of Prohibition. The term speakeasy, “speakeasy,” is a bartender term, encouraging folks to act in a relaxed manner when imbibing illegal booze. The Red Moon Setting The bar itself is darkly lit with the original tin ceiling painted gold, elaborate wallpaper, and engraved tabletops that came from old picnic tables that provided seating in The Round House Bar during the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. Beer...View More
Last Resort Engine Company
Ever enjoyed a cocktail on a real firetruck? Thanks to the owners of the Grand Islander Hotel, now you actually can! Right in the middle of downtown Put-in-Bay and on the hotel’s property you can find the Last Resort Engine Company. The Last Resort Engine Company Info This 1980’s firetruck known as a “LaFrance Pumper” was placed in the middle of South Bass Island after having the tank removed. The owners then built a deck around the truck to maximize seating availability for the great guests of Put-in-Bay Island. The...View More
Topsy Turvey’s
Topsy Turvey’s Bar and Grill is located on the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Put-in-Bay. Gorgeous lake views, fresh, delicious food, and cold drinks greet visitors after a long day on the boat or day visitors to the island. Located right behind The Boardwalk, Topsy Turvey’s is the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of the summer season. Topsy Turvey’s makes an excellent perch dish, a favorite of the region. Using the freshest perch from Lake Erie, each fillet is delicately hand breaded. Served with coleslaw as a...View More

Put in Bay Bars Old and New

Put-in-Bay Ohio has a wide range of options for thirsty travelers.  From watering holes that date back over a century to Modern Day Palm Huts; Put-in-Bay restaurants and bars offer a great island experience where ever you go!

The best part is that they are all within a hop and a jump.  So, Explore your favorite Put in Bay Bar and get a taste of the island life.

Featured Put-in-Bay Bars

Mr Eds

Mr Eds

Our featured Put-in-Bay Bar is Mr. Ed’s Bar and Grille.  Here, guests have so many great entertainment options.  First, by day enjoy the raucous Mist Pool Bar.  Next, by night take in live entertainment in the main level bar.  Otherwise, step up stairs to the Green Room to get show your best dance moves.  Mr. Ed’s is located in the heart of it all.

Put-in-Bay bars offer a great time with live music and cold drinks.  The sheer number of options makes a bar crawl a natural occurrence.  Come and find your favorite spot on the island. Check out the lodging and book your stay today! The sooner you book, the sooner you can take a Put-in-Bay ferry today!

Joe’s Bar

Joe’s bar is one of the only bars located outside of downtown Put in Bay and it’s one you DO NOT WANT TO MISS checking out before you go! With awesome live entertainment, amazing aesthetics, and fun vibes yo’ll no doubt make coming to Joe’s a tradition moving forward. They recently added amazing food courtesy of their awesome kitchen staff and they now have one of the best burgers on the entire island. You can find them on Catawba Avenue!

Other Favorite Lake Erie Bars

-Hooligans Irish Pub
-The Reel Bar
-Mossbacks Island Grill and The Fishbowl Bar
-The Goat Soup and Whiskey Taverns “Biergarten”
-Frosty Bar & Family Pizza + Big Man’s Burrito Stand
-The Roundhouse Bar
-The Boathouse Bar and Grille
-Mojito Bay
-The Tiki Bar
-Topsy Turvey
-Rita’s Cantina at The Boardwalk
-The Key’s Bar
-Blue Marlin
-Level 2 (Club)

You can find most bars downtown near DeRivera Park on Delaware Ave, however if you don’t find what you’re looking for there then you can find more right nearby on Bayview Ave (Same street as the Boardwalk and Perry’s monument) or several other places nearby.  If you’re looking for beer, liquor, or margarita’s we’ve got you covered. The nightlife in the heart of downtown put-in-bay is absolutely thrilling!



Kelly A: “We were there at noon and stayed till 3:30. Chris Donley was the entertainment and he was more than awesome! I had the walleye BLT and it was okay. One girlfriend had the lettuce wraps and they were awesome. Another girlfriend had the tenders which were good. The service was terrific! Our waitress was extremely attentive and very friendly! She was very quick to see when we were running low on drinks and quick to bring them! We have been bay’ers for 27 years and have seen Mr. Ed’s go through a lot of changes! Keep up the good work!”

Michelle A: “Great food, great prices, great service. Our waitress was amazing. The chicken chunks were a very generous portion. The bacon maple Mac and cheese was awesome. We’ll definitely be back!”

Jess T: “The place to be on the island! Absolutely love this place. We’re proudly sporting your gear up in Alaska and can’t wait to visit again soon!”