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G. Michael's Bistro & Bar

595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
+1 614-464-0575
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a fantastic dinner in a relaxing atmosphere. The filet was served with sour cream whipped potatoes and sauteed squash and was excellently prepared and very flavorful. Our other selection was the pan-fried skate over scallion grits, sauteed spinach with a wonderful reduction sauce....More

Thank Willardo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting for our first time and managed to enjoy the fine food and wine list at G Michaels. Appetizer selection was terrific green tomatoes- batter fried smelt - shrimp and grits were great. We highly recommend this place for an enjoyable family get together.

Thank MMRF2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went during restaurant week. Had a small price fixed menu. We had the swordfish and grandson pork tenderloin, arugula and watermelon salad and chess pie and fruit tart. The food and accompanying sides were delicious. Our waiter Darryl was attentive and friendly. We dined...More

Thank Cyndes
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The food is unreal. You feel as if you are in New Orleans. The brilliant chef does not take too kindly to switcharoos. Trust him!

Thank daiseysue47
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Wonderful food, efficient and personable service, easy German Village location. Party of 4 adults + 1 child, so we had numerous starters, entrees, desserts, drinks, and all were top-notch. Parking can be a bit chancy but valet makes it easy and is reasonably priced. Only...More

Thank JRSTravel
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We were staying at the Comfort Inn in the German Village and took a 5-minute walk to G. Michael's Bistro for dinner. Although we didn't have reservations, they took us right away (it was a Thursday evening). Our waiter was excellent - very attentive but...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We were in Columbus for the weekend staying in German Village. Wanted a good restaurant we could walk to and were very pleased with G Michaels! The staff were pleasant and attentive. Scallop entre was very good. Also try the graham cracker encrusted calamari! They...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We live out-of-town, but whenever we visit Columbus, G. Michael's is our go-to restaurant! The food and service are always fabulous!

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Simply put... this is the best restaurant in Columbus. If you want the very best food this city has to offer, you’ve found it. We just had, yet another, amazing evening. Thank you G Michaels!

Thank TravFoodDrin
Reviewed February 22, 2018

On a driving trip from Illinois to Pennsylvania, we stayed overnight in the downtwon area of Columbus, OH. Arriving late in the dinner hour, we needed to find a restaurant nearby our hotel. I had seen reviews of G Michaels Bistro & Bar on TripAdvisor.com...More

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Alison T
April 11, 2017|
Response from PamelaHC | Reviewed this property |
You are asking the person that reviewed this, not the restaurant. Look at their website and menu to find the answer.
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August 25, 2016|
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Sorry cannot answer. Contact the restaurant, staff is very helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $34
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-464-0575
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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