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Fish Shak

Fish Shak
341 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 419-285-3695 http://the-boardwalk.com/

Feast on local island fare at the Fish Shak! Part of The Boardwalk family of restaurants on Put-in-Bay. Since 1985, the Boardwalk has been a gathering place for casual dining and drinks. Enjoy great views of the island and Put-in-Bay Harbor. Also, weekends at The Boardwalk mean Put-in-Bay’s best live, family-friendly entertainment. Stay late and grab a cocktail at any of the waterfront bars. Then, enjoy the open-air boardwalk nightlife!
The Boardwalk Main Deck features three counter service restaurants. It’s the perfect spot for large groups or families with different dining preference. Step right up to the counter and order away! Then, enjoy your meal at any table. You’ll find choices inside and outside, with options right for individuals, couples, or a crowd! You’re welcome to stay and enjoy the bayside views as long as you’d like.
Looking over the Harbor, you may spot the neighboring islands of Gibraltar and Middle Bass Island. The Ohio State University owns Gibraltar Island. For over 100 years, they have conducted freshwater research at the foot of historic Cooke Castle.
Watch for boats headed there as you enjoy fresh, regional seafood at the Fish Shak. Choose from hand-breaded Lake Erie Perch or Walleye Sandwiches and Baskets. Grab a drink at the Burgee Bar, just steps away. You’ll find a great variety of beer, wine, and liquors.

Other Boardwalk Favorites Near the Fish Shak

  • Clawdaddy’s Bar and the designated smoking deck
  • Book’s Seafood
  • The Little Galley
  • The Upper Deck Restaurant
  • Rita’s Cantina Margarita Bar and Deck


Enjoy your meal while looking out over Put-in-Bay. Fish Shak guests enjoy panoramic views of Lake Erie and the downtown docks. Shoreside, watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Put-in-Bay. With over 25 years of top notch Island hospitality, the Boardwalk is the place for casual, waterfront dining. When you visit, stop by the Fish Shak first for a taste of the sea!