Put-in-Bay is renowned for its charming wineries, each offering a unique glimpse into the island’s rich viticultural heritage. These wineries are not just about wine; they are about the experience of enjoying fine vintages in picturesque settings.
Established in 1888, Heineman’s Winery is the oldest family-owned winery in Ohio. Visitors can tour the vineyard, explore the wine-making process, and taste a variety of wines, including their famous sweet Catawba and rich Ice Wine.
Dollar Estate / Put-in-Bay Winery:
Located at the historic Doller House, this winery offers a delightful wine-tasting experience. Enjoy a selection of white, red, and specialty wines while learning about the island’s history and enjoying views of the harbor.
Local Wine Tasting Events:
Put-in-Bay regularly hosts wine festivals and tasting events, providing an opportunity to sample a variety of local and regional wines in a festive atmosphere.
Each winery on and around Put-in-Bay offers its own unique blend of history, flavor, and scenic beauty, making the island a must-visit destination for wine enthusiasts and casual tasters alike.
Bars & Breweries:
biergarten at the goat / goat soup and whiskey tavern
Discover a unique dining oasis at The Goat Soup and Whiskey’s Biergarten, where fine dining effortlessly blends with a laid-back, flip-flop-friendly atmosphere. Tucked beneath the popular Goat Soup & Whiskey, the Biergarten is a haven for beer enthusiasts and food lovers alike.
Boardwalk Main Deck & Upper Deck
Enjoy dining at either of the Boardwalk’s two waterfront restaurants, where our Famous Lobster Bisque is always a featured favorite! The Boardwalk Main Deck offers plenty of patio seating with great views! The Main Deck is a perfect choice for large groups and offers three distinct food concessions where you can place your order right at the counter
Boathouse Bar & Grill
The Boathouse has been an island landmark since the 1950’s. The Boathouse’s menu includes Lake Erie perch, and walleye, & Southern style food with family friendly prices. They also have a menu just for kids. Diners can sit outside and enjoy the outdoor patio that lines the front and wraps around the side of the building.
Frosty Bar & Family Pizza
Frosty Bar has been an island institution since 1949. Frosty Family Pizza has been catering to school groups, small and large, for more than 30 years.
Hooligan’s is a full service restaurant and bar featuring a pub-style menu. Home-made Irish favorites like Reuben sandwiches, Fish & Chips, Shepherd’s Pie, Guinness Wings, Irish Nachos, Irish Cheese sampler, Specialty burgers, Fresh Salads and Inventive Sandwiches are also offered. Marie’s Hooley Cheese Dip is a MUST HAVE and an Islander Favorite!
Put-in-bay Brewery & Distillery
The Put-in-Bay Brewery and Distillery is located in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay. Sip on a fresh beer brewed right here on the island while enjoying one of their specialty hand-tossed pizzas. They pride themselves in being Put-in-Bay’s first legal distillery, so take home a unique bottle of Island Bourbon, Vodka or Rum
Round House Bar
The historic Round House Bar was established in 1873 and is Put-in-Bay’s oldest bar and entertainment venue featuring live music. You can’t miss our round red building, it is located in the center of downtown on Delaware Ave. We also have two outside patio bars to enjoy the sights and sounds of Put-in-Bay.