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89 Fish & Grill Opens Downtown

Walker Evans Walker Evans 89 Fish & Grill Opens Downtown

Do you still find yourself mourning the loss of R.J. Snappers in the Short North? Well, mourn no more. Restaurateur Richard Stopper is back in action with the new 89 Fish & Grill, located at 89 East Nationwide Boulevard in the former Michael O’Toole’s space. As the name implies, 89’s menu focuses on seafood. From appetizers […]


Review: Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant & Bar

 Morgan Kelley Review: Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant & Bar

Looks can be deceiving. That was the theme of my recent visit to Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant and Bar. The large sign outside the restaurant claims that they were established in 1898, but in reality they only opened last year. The faux establishment date is a throwback to the history behind the owner’s family, and not […]


Restaurant Review: Michael O’Toole’s


Michael O’Toole’s has been on my must visit list for some time. A few days ago I stopped in for an order of Disco Fries and a Matilda, hungry after taking some downtown photos. They were mighty substantial and satisfying fries topped with mushroom gravy, aged cheddar, sour cream and scallions. The visiting Volvo salesman […]


Michael O’Toole’s Restaurant & Bar Opening Soon

Walker Evans Walker Evans

This February, Michael O’Toole’s will become the newest entry into the Downtown bar and restaurant scene. The new venue will be housed in the former Damon’s Grill location at 89 E. Nationwide Blvd. Michael O’Toole’s is a mix between a traditional turn-of-the-century Irish Pub and a more modernized restaurant with an expanded menu. We sat […]


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