A charming neighborhood bar, the Woodlands Tavern is a favorite among locals. Try their on tap chilled beers or any of their popular drink specials, along with their delectable pizzas while you enjoy a night out with friends. The bar is especially known for the live music it hosts from time-to-time.
Axis Nightclub is one of the hottest dance clubs in Columbus. This gay bar in the Short North neighborhood hosts incredible drag shows and talented DJs always keep the dance party rolling late into the night. Axis is a fun, welcoming and inviting environment for all - especially those who come ready to dance and have a good time.
A trendy address that is bustling with energy throughout the week, Avalon is one of the more popular nightlife spots of the city. From dining, drinking to music and more, Avalon covers everything making it a one-stop solution for party animals. A number of popular artists have graced this venue making Avalon a haunt for music aficionados. There is a dance floor where patrons can shake a leg, while the delectable menu takes care of your well-worked appetite. There is bottle service available, and bartenders are known to create potent concoctions to help you bring in the weekend in full spirits.
A great addition to Columbus's vibrant nightlife scene, Curio at Harvest brings old-school flair to the heart of German Village. This intimate bar with a vintage look brings to mind the pre-prohibition bars of a bygone era. The menu highlights a blend of classic and original cocktails, all made with fresh, seasonal ingredients and juices, house-made syrups, and small-batch as well as premium liquors. Craft beer enthusiasts can keep an eye out for local Columbus brews that make an appearance on the menu. You can even ask the bartenders here to make you an original drink based on your preferences. Attached to Harvest Pizza, you can order in from their menu and enjoy your drink alongside gourmet pizzas.
Enjoy a variety of mead, cocktails and beer with live music everyday at Brothers Drake. The bar known for mead is frequently flocked by alcohol lovers from around. If you have an inclination to drinks that are on the sweet side, then this is the right place. The crazy ambiance combined with the alcohol are bound to give you a high. You can also buy some snacks to munch to go with your drink at a cheap price. Try the hot shots and you will not regret.
North High Brewing is a popular pub in the university district of Columbus. This spot is often frequented by students but many others enjoy the casual atmosphere and hipster vibe of this bar. And, of course, a main draw to this brewing company is the beer, which is always unique and of the highest quality. Stop by often and check out their seasonal beers which are always a delicious surprise.
A tavern isn't complete without an extensive list of spirits, and Oliver's doesn't disappoint with the largest selection of bourbon in the city. This downtown tavern is known for its bourbon cocktails, delicious burgers and live entertainment. Flat screen televisions line the exposed brick walls with cozy leather booths beneath them.
Alley Bar is a great addition to the downtown Columbus nightlife scene. This casual spot is great for after-work drinks or to catch a game, and promises not to burn a hole in your pocket. Domestic and craft beers are the drink of choice, though cocktail drinkers will have some classic options on offer too. The convenient location behind the cafe means you can order in some of your favorite pizza pies and calzones from their menu if you get hungry. Come cheer on your favorite team in the company of friends at this local watering hole with a laid back atmosphere and a local flair.
Denmark is a classy European-style cocktail bar located at the former Yankee Trader Building on High Street. Its award-winning bartenders concoct sublime cocktails like the classic Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Moscow Mule and Last Word, alongside their selection of beer and wine. On their list of appetizers are Pear Gorgonzola Flatbread, Ohio Beef & Bison Jerky, Bruschetta and several Danish-style open sandwiches called smorrebrods.
The Barley's Pale Ale and Barley's PILSNER, which were the flagship beers of this brew pub, are still the popular favorites of patrons who visit Barley's Brewing Company. As their collection of brews increased over the years, so did their popularity, and celebrities like Stephen King, Jeff Smith, Eddie George and Will Wheaton have graced Barley with their presence. During festive seasons like Christmas, Barley's releases a season-special brew, do keep an eye out for these delicious limited gems.
Due Amici in Italian means two friends, this cozy Italian restaurant is a great place to have company along. The entire restaurant from the bar and lounge area to the dining area has a touch of intimacy. The menu is traditional yet modern Italian cuisine. The hardwood floors, exposed brick and low lighting in the restaurant gives it a old worldly charm that will just envelope you in its arms. Great taste at affordable price has made Due Amici gather a good fan following. Whether it is a private event, a casual luncheon/dinner, a business meeting or whatever be the occasion, Due Amici is a wonderful place to be in. Or just enjoy with your mates their house inspired vodkas with the appetizers. Cin Cin!