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Char Bar

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439 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-2005
+1 614-461-5718
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“great dive” (5 reviews)
“few beers” (3 reviews)
“great drinks” (3 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
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Bar, Pub
439 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-2005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Young and hip alongside the finely aged passerby clientele. Just fine for a few beers and to pass the time. Nothing fancy and the inside is dated which gives it that dive bar feel. Patio out back faces the market. Prices are reasonable for drinks.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The soup board in front caught us with the special on Long Island ice tea for half off. We sauntered in found a table and relaxed with the locals. Cold beer great sidewalk view and decent bar service. Right next to the Hilton.

Reviewed May 31, 2017

Always a great place to stop for drinks! Went here to have a few beers and catch up with friends. Nice relaxing atmosphere.

Thank TravelingFromOhio
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I ate here twice while in Columbus. Unusual options - elk burker, small salads with fried egg and bacon. Beers are local and delicious. Price is great!

Thank ShreRnae
Reviewed February 7, 2017

In town for the AAA Great Vacations Travel Expo, this is always on our list after day #1..Fun place to meet friends and unwind. Fun atmosphere and great drinks...that part is very appreciated!

Thank MissKim74
Reviewed November 30, 2016

great late night last stop if you are staying at the Hilton. Had fun will stop by again late night..

Thank bill s
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

In town for work meetings and hit the Char a few times. Great local joint. Yea it's a dive but that's my kind of place.

Thank bigdogohle
Reviewed August 26, 2016

The staff was polite. The service was good. The food was excellent. They were friendly and served efficiently in a timely manner.

Thank kjoldham
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Total dive bar but that is why you go. Great drinks friendly really drunk people and the later you are there the better:)

Thank globetrottergrub
Reviewed March 23, 2016

This is a great little bar that is always crowded on the weekends - the Long Island Ice Teas are extremely popular. The bartenders can be a little full of themselves but take it in stride and grab a seat. Later in the evening the...More

Thank LindaIC
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Bar, Pub
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Open Hours
3:00 PM - 2:30 AM
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3:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-2005
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-461-5718
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