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Located at the corner of High Street and 3rd Avenue, Bodega is right in the heart of the Short North Arts District. Bodega offers a fresh and delicious menu and a wide array of quality drink options. Their atmosphere is relaxed, but professional, and is perfect for everything from a business lunch to a bustling happy hour to a first date. More information can be found at www.columbusbodega.com.

Best Happy Hour of 2012: Bodega

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For four years running, Bodega has topped our readers’ survey category of Best Happy Hour. With over 50 craft beers on tap, over 100 bottled beers, and an inventive menu produced by Chef Marcus Meacham, Bodega’s happy hours offer something that just about anyone can enjoy. The Top 10 Happy Hours of 2012: Bodega Woodlands […]


New Columbus Chefs: Marcus Meacham

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Over the next few weeks, Columbus Underground is taking a look at some of the amazing young talent in the kitchens of your favorite local restaurants, food trucks and other dining establishments in the relaunch of our series known as “New Columbus Chefs“. Marcus Meacham is a self-taught culinary guru who has worked under many local chefs […]

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Best Happy Hour of 2010

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For the second year in a row, Bodega is taking home the title of Best Happy Hour in Columbus. With over 50 beers on draft and a happy hour that runs Monday through Friday from 4 to 8pm, it’s become a pretty widely popular after-work hangout. Their $1 Grilled Cheese Monday nights give another reason […]

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Best Bar of 2008: Bodega

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The Best Bar of 2008 was one of the more closely-called polls in our recent “Best of 2008” survey. Columbus has a lot of great local bars, making it difficult for many to choose just one. Some places have great happy hours, others have great beer selections, others have great patios. Only a few have […]


Best CU Event of 2008: The 7 Year Anniversary Party

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Throughout 2008, Columbus Underground hosted nearly three dozen events ranging from the monthly happy hours, to movie meetups, to group condo tours, to food eating competitions, to volunteer activities, to many others. Our biggest and best event of 2008 was held in November when we celebrated the 7th Anniversary of ColumbusUnderground.com. The party was held […]

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Bodega: Best Happy Hour in Columbus of 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Nightlife Best Happy Hour: Bodega Runners-up: Ravari Room, Marshall’s March 27, 2008 With 50 beers on tap, this Short North hot spot boasts the biggest draft selection in Columbus. And every one of those drafts is half-off during Bodega’s happy “hour” — actually a four-hour affair stretching from […]


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