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G. Michael's Bistro & Bar

595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
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Ranked #27 of 1,986 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $34
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Willow
Description: G. Michael's Bistro & Bar. We are a restaurant committed to offering a unique dining experience — unlike any other in German Village and Columbus.At G. Michael's we are committed to focusing on local, seasonal food as much as possible. We endeavor to source as much of our pork, beef, produce and dairy from central Ohio growers and producers as possible. Feel free to ask your server which of our menu items feature these local ingredients.
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English first
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I’ve been here many times for Happy/Happy hour- it’s a must for $7 drinks and apps. This was my first trip for dinner with 14 of my friends. Apps- the Mussells were very tasty with a unique flavor. You have to try the Boudin-unique and quite good. The Calamari and Brussels Sprouts , do try them. All liked their entrees... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were in Columbus for the Fleetwood Mac tour, and wanted to have a great dinner before the show. We found this place after reading online reviews with both yelp and trip advisor. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere is intimate and cozy, which was perfect on the cool fall night that we were there. The food was expertly prepared... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Columbus. The food is consistently good, interesting, and innovative.

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Not our first time to visit and based on the prior excellent fare, we expected same. Not so. Not so considerate waiter, who confused wine orders and dinner orders only to offer but not change the bill, plus spicy food despite requesting considerations for 'sensitive'eater. One good dinner. All in all not a great experience. It'll be a long time... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Three of us had dinner at one of our favorite restaurants. As appetizers, we had scallops (outstanding) or a delicious house salad. Pork chop main course was perfectly done as was a slightly spicy walleye. Both were served with mashed redskin potatoes and green beans...mmm. Ice cream an a signature lemon tart with ginger snap crust were wonderful. Service is... More

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Westerville, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I would say this is more for a special dining experience. The food is a little unusual but even picky me can always find something. The place, while small by some standards, is absolutely lovely and the service is impeccable. I hear they have an excellent happy hour although I have not tried that.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Had a group of 14 to entertain in Columbus and we dined at G.Michael's. The restaurant is quaint and very well done. Food is creative with many locally grown ingrediants. Our guests ordered a variety from the menu which included the special Grouper dish along with many other specials. Everything was excellently done with creative ingredients and very tasty. The... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This is a great restaurant. Parking is easy, the meals are great and the service is amazing. This is one of the best restaurants in Columbus. You will have a nice mix of people, but overall the establishment is great.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My wife, daughter and I were in the Columbus area dropping off the girl for her freshman year of college. The day before moving in also happened to be her 18th birthday, so we were looking for a place to celebrate pretty much everything. I found G. Michael's over the internet by reading, TRIPADVISOR, local reviews, other website ratings, and... More

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Columbus, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were celebrating a Birthday and had always been pleased with G Michael's in the past. Recall it has a bar-table area, a central room with windows that looks out on the small patio, and the room in the back close to the kitchen. The kitchen is an open area so guests in that room have to put up with... More

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Additional Information about G. Michael's Bistro & Bar

Address: 595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
Phone Number: 614-464-0575
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 17 - 34
Cuisine: American, Italian, Contemporary

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