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Shade On The Canal

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19 S High St, Canal Winchester, OH 43110-1212
614-837-9873
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Canal Winchester, Ohio
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Shade's is the quintessential small town bar/restaurant! A large menu (not always very heart healthy), lively atmosphere, lots of televisions (a GREAT place for sports fans), and good service blend to create a good / enjoyable experience! I give it 4 instead of 5 because it is often VERY loud which makes conversation difficult and insufficient vegetarian options!

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Thank mgwegman
Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shades is good for a get together with friends for a wing and beer night. Unfortunately the food is not always consistent in quality or presentation. Waiting area is super small which is a pain when there is a long wait and the weather is bad outside. The wait staff has always been great.

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Thank Melissa C
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This local favorite is a nice little dinner and great for s quick in and out lunch. They have some unique dishes and all the standards. Good servers and a nice atmosphere.

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Thank dddaniel49
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. The girls are nice, the food is great, and the selection is vast. A hometown place with everyday regulars and those just stopping in for a bite. The sour cream fries are a must. And the cafe salad is one of the best around.

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Thank Terry B
Canal Winchester, Ohio
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

Shade always has a great, varied menu. Several of the servers know us and have always treated us well. Any issues we've had have always been addressed in a timely, satisfactory manner. We go here frequently.

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Thank kmelroy622
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Shade's is a great gathering place for the locals. Wait staff is very helpful and attentive to customers' needs. They have a wide selection of really good food on their menu. There is something for the pickiest of eaters.

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Thank SuzieT1947
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Husband and i go there for wings atleast once per week. Lately they have not been putting the sauce on the wings for take out, but i am assuming that is because they dont want any spillage on the way home. But they taste better if they do. But worth going there!

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Thank Charlene W
Ohio
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I have Celiac and therefore cannot eat gluten. Their Gluten-free menu is amazing. There are many choices, not just a few like other places. I had their gluten-free pizza. Most places make it with a crust that tastes like cardboard but here, you can actually enjoy a good pizza that tastes like it was made with real pizza dough. I... More 

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Thank nbdyuno
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My husband and I decided at the last minute to grab dinner at Shade on The Canal - it was a Friday evening at 7:00! I was afraid they would be crazy busy. I was right! But we only had to wait about 10 minutes for a table. The place was hoppin' - servers buzzing around, people enjoying themselves, every... More 

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Thank Renee J
Toledo, Ohio
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189 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Toasted Pita & Hummus appetizer, boneless wings, baked mac & cheese were all good. French Onion soup ... not so much. Bread was gross that they put inside and it was VERY salty (and I like salt). Lots of college aged girls work there. Our server was efficient and friendly. Liked that they offer Keno.

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Thank Heather O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S High St, Canal Winchester, OH 43110-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Canal Winchester
  • Phone Number: 614-837-9873

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