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High-Beck Tavern

American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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564 S High St, Corner of S. High st. and Beck St., Columbus, OH 43215-5607
+1 614-224-0886
12:00 - 02:30
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 02:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 02:30
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Columbus, Ohio
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located within an easy walk from the courthouse in downtown of the capital city Columbus. A "good old boys" place that has become quite popular for the after work crowd before the ride home to the suburbs.

Thank bongrno
Athens, Ohio
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome dive bar that has a great crowd and really friendly bartenders which I believe are the two most important factors in finding a good bar. They also had free chili dogs the day I went, not the best dogs I've had but they were free and they were good. Add In a couple of beers and this is a... More 

Thank docspence925
Reus, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went just to have a some drinks and to play PingPong. There is not a lot of space, but enough to play. They have some cheap and old paddles in case you don't bring yours. Also there is a chance to find some other players among costumers.

Thank CharlottteSmith
Columbus, Oh
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305 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Stopped by for lunch on Wednesday in July. It was blessedly air conditioned! It's an old building right on High street a short walk from Franklin County Municipal Court (I wasn't charged, I was on jury duty.). You could call it a "dive" but I prefer "neighborhood tavern with atmosphere"! Friendly, long-term employees (except for the beautiful young waitress who... More 

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Columbus, Ohio
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Hi-Beck is a great place for lunch. Many people from the courthouse up high street stop by at the lunch hour. The food is always dependably good. I understand there is nightlife with bands, but I have not experienced that side of the coin.

Thank John H
Columbus, OH
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

A great classic dive bar in Columbus. Very good waitstaff and decent food. Pizza's reign supreme. Small beer selection on tap but strong pours.

Thank csqesq
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Before I went gluten-free I wen to HighBeck and got a ribeye steak sammich - Un:Freaking:Believably:Good. I was told that the guy that cooks the ribeyes is a cook at The Top - if it's true this guy is a consummate pro at cooking steak. It's always a temptation to sneak over on Fridays for lunch and get one of... More 

Thank Tate_Antrim
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557 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I was in town for a convention and a friend suggested we go here. He specifically wanted to play ping pong and they have a good table. Good beer list. Nice pizza spread (comp) the night we were there. Mixed crowd looked like they were regulars.

Thank ontheroadagn7
Ely, Nevada
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We found ourselves here on a rainy Tuesday evening around 8pm, in the German Village area of Columbus, wanting something to eat and drink. We didn't want to walk far from our hotel on High Street. Is it a dive bar? Yes, but the lack of oak finishes and Tiffany lamps isn't an issue. Friendly staff and good service make... More 

Thank Chet B
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163 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

We needed to pass some time and stopped in to watch the games and get a drink. The service was slow. The potato skins where average. Drink selection was average. They had not your father's root beer on the menu. After the bar tender looked for a long time they bin not have it. Disappointing. We also got chips and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
12:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 564 S High St, Corner of S. High st. and Beck St., Columbus, OH 43215-5607
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-224-0886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?