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Bay Harbor
Bay Harbor

Bay Harbor Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bayharbordining.com
  • Phone: (419) 625-6373
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Brian Millis
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Groups of up to 20 can be accommodate in our private lounge. Custom menu service is available.
  • Private Party Contact: Lorrie Singler (419) 609-5947

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Perimeter Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Located at the Cedar Point Marina. Parking/toll refunded with purchase. Parking lot located in front of restaurant. Please let parking attendants know you are going to Bay Harbor.
A word from Bay Harbor
Waterfront dining at the Cedar Point Marina. Featuring the area's freshest seafood along with delicious pasta and spectacular prime rib. In addition, daily features, a patio and full bar service with extensive wine list are available.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
Diner Reviews
  • "This is a hidden gem at Cedar Point and for the city of Sandusky. We dine at Bay Harbor every time we visit Cedar Point and have never been disappointed. On this occasion the food was excellent as it always has been but the service was OUTSTANDING! Our server "Ed" went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our experience. We can't wait for our next opportunity to visit, if only we lived closer!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The quality of the food was one step behind the price. The staff was very attentive and courteous."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Fabulous place. Great in winter,too. Prime rib great. Oliver butter delicious. View beautifuñL."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "King crab legs were as big as I've ever had. Massive. More than fill me up. Worth the $55."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Bay Harbor Inn at Cedar Point is always on our must do list when we visit our home town of Sandusky, OH. The food is excellent and the views of the marina and bay are great."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Really liked everything they had to offer. They have a pretty decent menu, but boy is it costly. With great food comes a great price, right? Awesome steak and fish, you cannot go wrong with the menu. Good wines, awesome."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We went there to celebrate my sons birthday. Our waitress was very helpful, food was delicious! Pricing was fair for the quality, I'm only sorry I don't live locally to visit more often"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Cedar Point is fantastic fun, but other than fast food or TGIF, your finer dining options are non-existent. Enter Bay Harbor. While not the finest restaurant ever ever, it stands alone among the choices at Cedar Point. We dined here both nights we stayed at the Park simply because nothing else even compared. Service was okay, food was well done, and the view and setting were a welcome relief from the sea of humanity inside the park. If you are looking for something a little more "upscale", this is your place."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "2 3/4 hrs. is a little long for dinner. We ordered 2 appetizers and no desserts. As we were too tired by then."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The service was wonderful, waitress did a great job and the food was excellent as always. It may be part of Cedar Point but it's an adult oasis amid the chaos"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We celebrated our engagement at the Bay Harbor July 15, 1978. We have wanted to get back, but never made it again until this year. It was as special as we remembered it--and then some! The food truly exceeded our best imaginings. Then, the manager compt our desserts. We had a wonderful time and won't wait 30+ years before we return again."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Once again, Bay Harbor does not disappoint. The food is always good, the service always attentive and the view of the marina/bay is always great. We have been here many times and we will come back again. We have been known to drive the 80-mile roundtrip, just for dinner. Also, a little tip for you - they validate the parking fee you are charged by Cedar Point to get to the restaurant. Enjoy - we always do."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I dined with my husband and 8-year old daughter for our "fine-dining vacation dinner" in July and we enjoyed a delicious meal & excellent service. We had a reservation, & the restaurant accommodated a last minute request to change the time (the dining room did not appear busy). The service was spot on. While I qualify this as "upscale", I call it kid friendly because they do offer a nice kid's menu - though my daughter opted for the french onion soup instead, which the waiter recommended for all of us. Indeed, we wished we had ordered the onion soup instead of the crab cake - the meat was not very "lumped" & overly seasoned. But our lobster tail and prime rib were superb with very nice sized portions. Our table had a sunset view of the bay."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We always head to this restaurant for special occasions because the food is consistently excellent. The restaurant is in a lovely spot, and the service is outstanding. We recently took our visiting son there for his birthday, and he raved about the food--- that "rave" is worth a lot as he has worked in several restaurants in the past!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I have been at this place many times while my kids have enjoyed the rides at Cedar Point. It was a welcome retrieve from the chaos of the park. I booked 6 weeks out for dinner and tried to time in for the fireworks. The table view was fantastic but the food was dismal. Both my daughters ordered baked potatoes. They were out. My husband had the perch and the slaw dressing had no dressing...nothing..just cabbage. Along with my other dish I ordered the veggie dish...which was promoted as the local Farmer plate. 2 carrots 2 asparagus and 1 beet cut up with nothing on it...no salt no pepper no nothing. Just steamed. 5 dollars!!!You have a treasure in your backyard and nothing done with it. Shame on the chef for having an opportunity."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Had a great meal here with my fiance, my sister and her boyfriend on July 4th. The menu had a lot of great seafood options, so right up my alley! I had the pear and watercress salad and crab legs and they were both delicious. We also tried a couple of seafood apps - walleye bites and shrimp cocktail, which were good as well. Others had a shrimp and scallop linguine, and the blackened grouper oscar. For being at Cedar Point, the food and service was very good (I expected more a more mainstream, "chain-y" experience)."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Great dining experience and well worth the 1 hour drive. Great food, great service, wonderful atmosphere/scenery, and loved the piano music."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We had a great evening at The Bay Harbor! The food was great ~ very, very happy to have the bar menu back. We are dock holders and stopped going because they removed the bar menu. So we are very happy to have it back. The service was very slow and it was not crowded. That could be improved but overall a great night. We will be back as long as the bar menu remains."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This is by far my favorite restaurant. With three unique seating areas, great food & an amazing staff!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Do yourself a favor and had downtown, way better restaurants. Needs serious updating and a dress code."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "We chose Bay Harbor during our stay at Cedar Point. Overall fantastic place! The food was delicious!! Some of the best South African lobster tail! We would definitely dine again when in the area."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Food far exceeded expectations. Atmosphere was perfect. I absolutely love the Cedar Point area to begin with and this is just another gem in the list of places to have an incredible experience."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Upon entering Bay Harbor, we were greeted warmly and relaxed in the beautiful bar area with a glass of Prosecco. We dined by the window, which provided a beautiful view of the boats in the harbor and Lake Erie. The most notable was Lisa, our waitress. She was OUTSTANDING and made our experience memorable. Also, a young man, who was filling water glasses was an amazing individual, who shared great stories and aspirations. The food was amazing, and the olive butter to die for! We will definately be returning anytime we are in the Sandusky area!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "If Bay Harbor wasn't on Ceder Point's property it would be perfect to go to. My boyfriend and I didn't actually go to the amusement park, so the parking fee was silly to pay for just to go to dinner but thank god we walked around a bit to get use out of paying the parking. We went here for a special occasion, and it was pretty quiet and romantic. But beware of Ceder Point families that just stop in to eat. There was a table next to us who where a little loud and obviously not dressed for the restaurant, so that was a buzz kill. Overall, it was great but I wouldn't go back unless I was at the park."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Was very delicious. Server was very nice and responsive. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I surprised my husband by taking him here to celebrate his job promotion. It was very nice and quiet and had a beautiful view of Lake Erie. The food was good but it's expensive. Definitely a special occasion type place for us. I am a flexitarian (not strictly a vegetarian but I don't eat alot of meat) so the menu was a bit challenging for me. We each ordered one drink, 2 appetizers, 2 entrees and 2 desserts and it was $120. Not terrible for a special occasion but that's a bit expensive for everyday dining. This place is not for tourists wanting to try something new while visiting Cedar Point. As far as the dress code, they told me "as long as you don't come in naked" we would be fine."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Thank you so much for having a beautiful place on the marina. We came on a Tuesday night and there were 3 other tables that had guest at them, it was very quite very elegant and peaceful, it made the honeymoon dinner that much better. The food was amazing I went crazy for me and got he parmesan grooper with the lobster risotto first I have had any of it and I am sold now. My wife enjoyed her crab legs they were perfect. Top 3 best dinners I have ever had. Thank you. "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "We've been coming here for years, and always been happy; but this time everything was sub par. Most importantly, the food including presentation, was awful (for example, piled up heavily breaded, overcooked perch and wedge fries worthy of a lowly truck stop. We couldn't eat it.). To add insult, we spent an average of $50 per person in our dinner party! We feel as if we were cheated. We could have gone to an upscale chain restaurant and had a much better meal for a lot less. Was this a one-night lapse in quality? We're not willing to "experiment" again. There are several very good restaurants in the area. We won't be going back unless we hear that something, like management, cooks, etc. has changed. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "We had partied hard at the amusement park all day and really enjoyed the quiet happy environment that evening. "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Yes you're paying for your experience, but I believe if you give this place a try you may make it a staple in your restaurant rotation 3-4 times a year. Very good food, ambiance, location and service. If you take a special occasion / date to Bay Harbor you won't go wrong. Located right next to Cedar Point, when you leave you'll get to see the Blue Streak whizzing back and forth. Pretty cool."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "very nice a little pricey but thats what you expect with great food."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I read on the online menu that bay harbor had porkchops, but they were not on the menu. When I asked waitress she said they hadn't had porkchops in a couple of years."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Bay Harbor is quickly becoming my FAVORITE place to dine. The food is great. The service is the best. The staff, from the moment you walk in the door, makes you feel like royalty!!! Love it, love it, love it!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "wonderful food and service. We had the 2 for $50 menu not for the price but the selection. To full for dessert!!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "This was an all around wonderful dining experience. Staff was excellent and everything from entering to exiting was superb!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The service was excellent. I thought the steak was a little tough and the meal was a little pricy for what you got. We had the surf and turf special and we were expecting prime rib with our lobster but it was just steak and not real tender. the lobster and vegetables were very good."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We had such a beautiful evening. Reservation was ready on time. Staff was super friendly. Food was second to NONE! I could not have asked for a better evening. Was super excited to be sitting by the window watching the sunset on the frozen lake. It was perfect!!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had not been to Bay Harbor in years, didn't even know if it was still open. Went with another couple for the seafood. It was great as everyone remembered. Pricey but worth it for a special occasion."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great dining experience at Bay Harbor Inn as a couple or with friends!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "This year my dinner cost was $47 for Lobster Tail And Filet Migon. When the server brought the meals To our table of six I was very surprised to see my Filet Migon was the smallest excuse for a steak I Ever saw. I Took a photo of my Filet Migon next to my wedge of Lemon which showed the lemon was larger than my steak. There was only 4 bites to this steak. I won't come back."
    Dined on 12/31/2013