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The Wine Bistro

$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, American
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8231 N High St, Columbus, OH 43235-1441 (Rt 23 and Highbluffs)
+1 614-436-4000
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Great if you are trying to impress someone new to the wine world for a date. Great selections. Seems popular with late 20's to early 40's range. Kinda pretentious. If you are going to just try wine and a quick bite, this is your place. If you are actually going for a real meal, overpriced and chances are your man... More 

Thank Mary W
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fun little wine bar with happy hour hors d’oeuvres and a very large wine selection. Buy wine to go or just pay an $8 corkage fee and enjoy it with your meal.

Thank alxroberts
Boston, MA
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The location is central right on the main strip. The food was fantastic unfortunately, serving sizes are small although there were servers dishing up the meats. If you are planning and event there make sure order by 5-10 people. I ordered for 41 with 2 children and three people didn't attend but still didn't have enough short ribs but plenty... More 

Thank Hazelnutz
Parma, Ohio
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My daughters and I went for a getaway weekend and found this fabulous wine tasting shop. Atmosphere was so relaxing and we had a perfect view of the bottling area. You can also buy a ticket to bottle your own wines. The food platters we ordered were amazing. What a great afternoon!

Thank Julie_4903
Ocala, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Four of us ate lunch here and enjoyed ourselves. The flatbreads were excellent with lots of topping and flavor. Service was provided by an efficient and friendly server named Jennifer. One of our party had a $13 glass of wine, but even at that, I found the check of almost $80, including tip, quite expensive for flatbreads with soup or... More 

Thank Kathleen S
Dublin, Ohio
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My dance troupe usually stops at a restaurant after a performance and I've now been in their back room twice. Well appointed room that fits around 10 easily, great decor. We were a bit too early for a full meal, but those sharing a bottle of wine (great choice is available) and appetizers/soup/salad, fully enjoyed their food. The waitstaff was... More 

Thank Elaine H
Franklin, North Carolina
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The restaurant has been designed and decorated by a genius. The staff is friendly, unobtrusive, efficient and professional. The food was superb. We were a group with some of us who hasn't seen each other in 40+ years, we drank and ate and talked and never once did we feel hurried. By the way, the wine selection was excellent. When... More 

Thank Charlotte C
Shelby Township MI
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

This was my second time at the Bistro. The staff is very friendly and helpful, the atmosphere and decor is outstanding, very low key. Food portions are just the right size , of course the wine by the glass selections offer a nice variety.

Thank marcyp
Sarasota, Florida
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We were seated at 5:50PM and did not have a waitress show up at our table until 6:10PM. At that time the waitress told us happy hour was over as it ended at 6PM. We complained and the manager came over and told us we could order from the happy hour menu and gave us each a glass of house... More 

Thank Dan G
Toronto, Canada
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194 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

They have an amazing inventory of wine and an incredible variety of wine by the glass with a meal. We were here for lunch and setting off on the road for a long drive so had to forgo the wine. The food was very good. The crab cakes were excellent, nice chunks of crab meat and a very good portion.... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Wine Bar, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8231 N High St, Columbus, OH 43235-1441
    (Rt 23 and Highbluffs)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-436-4000
The Wine Bistro serves and sells a wide variety of wines for all tastes and budgets. We serve by the glass or bottle to share at the table. Our kitchen offers an assortment of flatbreads, entrees, soups, cheeses, desserts, pastas and small plates to enjoy as a meal or to pair with your wine. Drop in for lunch. Visit us after work for a glass of wine. Come with friends for dinner or a tasting flight. Ask about our private "Reserve Room" for larger special events.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?