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Rita's Cantina

Rita's Cantina
341 Bayview Ave.
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456 419-285-3695 http://www.the-boardwalk.com/

Rita's Cantina offers delicious margaritas, tequila, and everyone's favorite: TACOS! Located at the Boardwalk Restaurant complex, Rita's Cantina is the perfect option for any Put-in-Bay getaway. The Boardwalk Restaurant complex has a variety of food options for visitors to choose from. Make sure to give yourself enough time to sit back and soak in all the Lake Erie scenery. Rita's Cantina has some of the most stunning views of Perry’s Monument and the Put-in-Bay Docks available.

Rita's Cantina Highlights

Guests will choose from a variety of margaritas and the browse over the largest selection of tequila anywhere on South Bass Island. The coconut margarita is the local favorite. The strawberry and golden margaritas also have their fan clubs. Most importantly, Rita’s Cantina welcomes dogs on the patio. Bring your own dog to lap from a dish labeled “vodka for dog people”. Pet other people’s dogs. Don’t be shy! Dog owners love sharing their dogs.

Some Dogs You Might Pet at Rita’s Cantina:

  • Chihuahua: this Mexican classic tugs at the heartstrings with sad eyes and a constant shiver
  • Pomsky: half Pomeranian, half Siberian Husky, this “it” dog is the hottest (and cutest) on the designer dog scene
  • American Pit Bull Terrier: perfect for some hefty pats on the side, if you don’t mind some slobbering
  • Beagle: a favorite among artists as diverse as Jan Fyt and Charles M. Schulz, the beagle is a very handsome good boy
  • Shiba Inu: a dog with a smiley cartoon face and a spirited boldness
  • Labrador Retriever: number one dog for a reason, friendly and pettable


Rita’s Cantina also calls itself the “The Bachelorette Headquarters”. Regular drink specials and product giveaways aimed at bachelorette parties make this a happening place for friends of women about to be married. Tacos and burritos are available for the hungry and are made fresh daily. Whether you’re here for tacos or bridesmaids, you’re sure to have a good time. Come and make merry! Salud!