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The Forge

451 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6536
+1 419-285-0022
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“crepes” (139 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
451 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6536
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite restaurant on the island by far. Sweet and savory crepes are amazing. Breakfast crepes are delicious too. Such friendly staff. Food is second to none and we can’t wait for spring when we can come back!! 💜💜💜

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were trying to decide where to eat brunch while on the island for the weekend and The Forge had great reviews on Tripadvisor. Not only that, our bartender at Put In Bay Brewery, just a few doors away highly recommended eating here as well;...More

Thank Root B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We ate there twice on an overnight trip. Crepes were excellent as were the pierogis! We had the tastiest pino noir wine there too! Great staff. Excellent breakfast as well

Thank FellowTraveler755060
Reviewed 17 September 2018

A couple of senior citizens dropped in at the forge in Sept.(the weeks when PIB starts slowing down for the winter). My wife is a big crepe eater, and I occasional indulge. We had the Forge breakfast along with the cinnamon almond crepes. The whole...More

Thank detzel1018
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Our gourp of 5 was not drinking, so perhaps that is why our waitress was not nicer!). We visited on Martini Monday which had great deals on Martinis 🍸 and select appetizers. Our group of 5 ordered 2 appetizers to share and several dinner entrees...More

Thank MutualFun
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Oh my! The crepes are so delicious. Nice decor. Good service. We had savory crepes for dinner and a cinnamon sugar crepe for dessert. Out of this world! Easily the best place to eat on the island for dinner!

Thank jdtues
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were in town for a friend’s bachelorette party, and we ended up at The Forge for brunch the first morning. We had a fantastic time. As a Clevelander, I was excited to see they served Rising Star coffee! I had the Eggs Benedict and...More

Thank JaymePollock
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had coffee and crepes outside and they were great! It’s a quaint spot with a fun vibe! There was live music when we were there and the singer was great! We ordered the S’mores crepe and Berry crepe, both were delicious!

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Loved this place! Inside & outside=great fun & service. Great music & patrons...would go back in a heart beat!

Thank Rosemary H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great service and savory crapes were delicious. Fried walleye and frites were as well. Outside bar had a great vibe and a group playing live music.

Thank don h
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Questions & Answers
27 June 2018|
Response from Northerner2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have gluten free but I'm sure they would be happy to answer your questions. They do have a FB page and a website that includes the menu.
8 August 2015|
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Response from Jane M | Reviewed this property |
There were several crepe options plus other breakfast option. I had a waffle and my husband had eggs, bacon and toast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Catawba Ave, Put in Bay, OH 43456-6536
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Put in Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 419-285-0022
  • E-mail
Breakfast served 8 AM- 12 PM daily. Lunch and dinner served 12 PM-10 PM daily. Serving freshly made sweet and savory crepes, sandwiches, paninis, salads, soups, sliders, flatbreads, tacos and dinner entrees, as well as specialty coffee drinks, beer, wine and craft cocktails.
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