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Old Bag of Nails

American, Bar, Pub
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63 Mill Street, Gahanna, OH
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Madison, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My companions really enjoyed their lunches. I ordered their "famous" fish and chips, which were good but nothing special. Next time I'd skip the fried food and try a salad instead. The setting by the creek was pleasant, and the server was attentive.

Thank MadTownAdventurer
Belpre, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gahanna is a city on the east side of Columbus. The parking is sparse with a small amount of on street but there is a parking garage two blocks up. The inside has a bar and nice seating with an upstairs seating area but it was a nice July night so we sat on the patio over looking Big Walnut... More 

Thank J R W
Rockford, Illinois
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here 6 times or so and always the same! Wonderful food, friendly prompt service and awesome view of Big Walnut Creek on the outside patio. Mussels and shrimp and the fish and chips are the best!

Thank Mustangkid3
New Albany, Ohio
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a place you can go with reasonable expectations for a gracious welcome and good food and your expectations will be met if not exceeded. Yes, it's a chain or a franchise, but the personalities of waitresses and bartenders will make you feel part of the family. The fish is absolutely outstanding...light, delicate, and so big it hangs off... More 

Thank ST23
Frostburg, Maryland
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Our family ate here after church last evening. Once again we all had a very good meal. We try to eat here as often as possible. The fish and chips were excellent. The service was excellent as well. Our server was constantly on top of things. She was very good to us. Thanks!

Thank Edgar M
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Parking is horrible and takes forever for food to come out . The fish and chips that they are known for are best bet. Very nice outdoor patio area to sit overlooking creek side .

Thank mikeangeads
Fort Worth, Texas
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The staff was great and the place was nice, but I would have given it an average score. So why did I score it "Very Good"? You can get all-you-can-eat fish and chips for $13,00. That price is great, and the fish is awesome. The fish can be served grilled, blackened, or battered and fried. I favor the battered and... More 

Thank M H
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Just ate here with extended family, hubby and kids. Everything was on point! Food, as usual, always excellent! The endless soup and salad (good anytime of the day was a great option for me) and evwryone else went with fish and chips, except my brother in law, who at Cindy's recommendation, had a seafood combo platter (which he was very... More 

Thank NanTho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Ate a solo lunch there on the patio and was treated like the Queen of England! Very attentive! When I went earlier in the summer with my hubby they even kindly took our photo on the patio! Most excellent service, food, menu, atmosphere, quantity, quality, price and ambience! Hopefully they're open for Valentine's Day as I just requested this wonderful... More 

Thank Judi J
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

We've visited many times and they continue to provide great food, atmosphere and service only 2 miles from home. This is a nice bar and restaurant in the heart of Creekside. Fish & chips and burgers are some favorite specialties.

Thank John W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Mill Street, Gahanna, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Gahanna
  • Phone Number: 614-337-9430
Amazing local hot spot right on the water - 2 story building in a nice area

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