Top 20: The Best Bars in Columbus, Ohio
No matter what your preference, Columbus has a bar to match your style. If you’re into craft beer, we’ve got more than enough brewpubs at your disposal. If well-crafted cocktails are more your speed, there’s plenty of places for those too.
We asked our readers and editors to name the best bars in Columbus of 2018 with no particular style in mind, and the result is a list of 20 of the city’s best establishments ranging from neighborhood dives to date night destinations and everything in between. Check out the full list below to see where your favorite spot landed.
The Top 20 Best Bars in Columbus of 2018:
401 W. Town St. — Franklinton
Photo by Walker Evans.
1044 N. High St. — Short North
18. Grandview Cafe
1455 W. Third Ave. — Grandview Heights
17. The Keep
50 W. Broad St. — Downtown
Photo by Lauren Sega.
16. Service Bar
1230 Courtland Ave. — Short North
2855 Indianola Ave. — Clintonville
621 Parsons Ave. — South Side
14. St. James Tavern
1057 N. Fourth St. — Italian Village
Photo by Susan Post.
13. Club 185
185 E. Livingston Ave. — German Village
5601 N. High St. — Worthington
141 N. Fourth St. — Downtown
6558 Riverside Drive — Dublin