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Old Bag of Nails

American, Bar, Pub
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63 Mill St, Gahanna, OH 43230-3011
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Van Wert, Ohio
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A real favorite of mine for mid-day lunch or an afternoon conversation over appetizers with a buddy. Their bean dip is near perfection. I particularly enjoy the rueben. This visit, my wife and daughter were with me. The soup was an excellent addition to the sandwich. Try dining al fresco overlooking the stream if weather permits!

Thank D J M
Lewis Center, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Old Bag of Nails on a Monday night. It was a bit slow w service but our server was very nice and had a pleasant demeanor. He did s nice job expanding the drink specials and answering questions. The BLT is amazing and I would huggy recommend it The patio seating was pleasant with a great view.... More 

Thank kimmers1120
Columbus, Ohio
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the heart of Old Gahanna at Creekside, Bag o Nails is a great place to grab a casual bite to eat. The have a great chicken cheesesteak style sandwich and good salads. They have an upper deck outside seating and also bar seating.

Thank Liz A
Madison, Wisconsin
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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 July 2, 2016

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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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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 Carl H
New Albany, Ohio
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118 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 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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32 reviews
32 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 12 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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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 St, Gahanna, OH 43230-3011
  • 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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