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Old Bag of Nails Pub

) #144 of 1,853 Restaurants in Columbus $$ - $$$ American, Bar, Pub
18 N Nelson Rd, Columbus, OH 43219-2935
+1 614-252-4949
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
18 N Nelson Rd, Columbus, OH 43219-2935
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have eaten at several locations of the Old Bag of Nails Pub and have always had excellent food. The fish is fresh with a light batter that is delicious. Portions are generous. My son who is a big eater could not even finish all...More

Thank sweet_pack_fan
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The informal, almost rustic, setting is very comfortable, and the quality of the food and value are quite considerable. The combinations such as soup and salad or two courses are just great. Their soups are outstanding, especially the Lobster Bisque on Fridays and French Onion...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

We go here a lot the service is great and we love the food! The quesadilla is a must try it's my favorite!

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The clams platter was delicious....sweet, tender and golden battered...try the crisp ginger cranberry ale....packs a punch. Great service and good vibes...

Thank maat725
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stopped by for lunch. Service was great. Mike was professional, informative, attentive and patient. The atmosphere was very good. Multiple TVs, music (Christmas) and yet it was very easy to converse.Typical cost of this chain and the menu was also. There were multiple groups enjoying...More

Thank jkilby13
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My coworkers enjoy stopping in here and there for the great happy hour pricing as well as the food. The food is really good, love fried pickles, wish they were pickle chips over spears but they are still delicious. And the bartender Brooke is also...More

Thank Q6253IHericab
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Used to be one could get a "good drink" for the right price but at least here, that's changed! Seems portions have become dramatically controlled! If you are accustomed to 2oz of booze to a 12-16 oz drink, don't come here! Seems management wants to...More

Thank blaux
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We heard someone say the food here was good. We went for ourselves. It was awesome. We had the fish and chips and the unlimited soup and salad. The fish was also unlimited (on Fridays) but I was only able to eat one serving. My...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Food was great - atmosphere even better. Had a table on patio overlooking the river. Aaron was our waiter and he was great. Food is delicious and prices reasonable. We were able to be there during happy hour and that made us happy for sure....More

Thank MarWy017
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Sunny day, creek side deck and cold beer! Plus, wonderful and huge appetizers at a discount. Understand now the many neighborhood regulars.

Thank Ellen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 N Nelson Rd, Columbus, OH 43219-2935
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-252-4949
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