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G. Michael's Bistro & Bar

) #32 of 1,887 Restaurants in Columbus €€€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
+1 614-464-0575
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a traveler who has been to about 75 countries I've been in more than few places that have taken the bistro moniker. It evokes a quality European meal in a setting that is somewhat intimate and tasteful. Frequently I am disappointed by the typical...More

Thank 7J1AIL
Reviewed 1 week ago

i go to G. Michael's several times a year and i always enjoy the food. it is one of the few places where i usually can't make the entree better myself at home. i enjoy cooking and often take away ideas to try myself. Our...More

Thank J1652YNmike
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the famous German Village of Columbus, G. Michaels is a great quaint beautiful restaurant with inside and patio dining. A generous menu with numerous selections, all the food served us was very tasty and properly prepared. Having great ambiance, the wait staff of...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service - friendly atmosphere and beautiful setting. I had shrimp and grits - best ever! Others in group enjoyed their meal as well! Deserts equally delicious - love the lemon gingerbread tart!

Thank JAB42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I always try to eat somewhere new during the garden tour. This time we weren't disappointed trying G. Michael's.. plus Restaurant Week. I had the fried green tomatoes appetizer (ok) and shrimp and grits...this dish was amazing!! My husband had the skirt...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went for my wife's birthday. The sat on the patio. The service, food, and atmosphere was great. My wife got the Octopus which was delicious. Both our daughter also enjoyed the short ribs. Will definitely be back!

Thank ppochiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent dinner, excellent service. I was able to do a nice sampling of the menu, oysters for appetizer, shrimp and grits was shared by table, pecan trout as main dish...absolutely fantastic.

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great night to dine in Columbus. Restaurant was very busy and had a great vibe about it. Greeted at the door and shown to our table. Cocktails from the bar were perfect. Picked the three course menu. Definitely will go back

Thank Jay T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at G. Michael's several times before and always had a good experience. So when a friend was visiting from out of town, we arranged to meet her at G. Michael's. The experience was surprisingly negative. While the food was good (which is...More

Thank MarciaJames
Reviewed 9 July 2017

G Michaels is one of my favorites in Columbus. We had our wedding reception at G. Michaels and returned recently to celebrate our fifth anniversary. We scored an outside table on a beautiful evening and my wife and daughter had the steak special, which was...More

Thank Steven N
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Alison T
11 April 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.
Ron B
25 August 2016|
Response from Realjforrest | Reviewed this property |
Sorry cannot answer. Contact the restaurant, staff is very helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$34
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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