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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $10
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Reviews (56)
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t know what to expect. Yes, it’s down an alley, it’s small, it’s dark, and clearly been around for a long time, but what a gem. The burger was one of the best I’ve had and service was great. If you’re looking for a local...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Loisnd
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Got the Smoking Joe burger and it was very tasty! Nice size and reasonable price for a 1/2 lb burger. The homemade chips were just as tasty! Very quaint and interesting place. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rjcestra
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Fantastic burgers, great food. My husband and I got food from this place several times during our brief stay in Downtown Columbus.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LenaHull
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This little gem is down Pearl Alley, which is loaded with Scaffolding currently, and has one of the best burgers in town. Very fresh ingredients, delicious fries and homemade chips. The place itself is like an old speakeasy with a small wooded bar and booths...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank lhamdog
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Good simple food at very reasonable prices. This is the oldest bar in Columbus. The interior is quaint.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank AnneKing446
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Wow, one of the best burgers I have ever enjoyed. Super character for a small place. Hard to beat, so walk down the ally and enjoy. Really good food and a fun atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank T2ABQ
Reviewed June 3, 2017

I don't usually frequent restaurants that are "down-an-alley." I guess technically this is a street (Pearl Street) but - - - not really. Walked in late p.m. to a dark, dingy, dumpy interior that has seen much better days (lots of construction going on to...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank DaCheez
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Don't be put off by the somewhat off-street location. (My son was wary because it was down an alley). It's a beautiful old place with great atmosphere. The wooden booths and paneling along with the stained glass windows are a throwback to the old days....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Surly-Hillbilly
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We were going to get a Subway sub and we found the Cafe instead. Glad we did the food was amazing. Small place and small menu but big taste!!! Had one of the best burgers I ever had!

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank popuppal
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This is a quiet little place off the beaten path. It retains the old town atmosphere while providing great sevice, and great food. I highly recommend stopping in for some great food.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Randy B
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