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Old Bag of Nails Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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24 N State St, Westerville, OH 43081-2119
+1 614-794-6900
11:00 - 12:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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St. Louis
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Party of seven for dinner Sat 11/26. Plates to share appetizers - 3 were dirty. Spoons to share dessert - 2 were stuck together with dried food. Unacceptable to us, otherwise I would have given a very good rating for food & service. Note to owner / manager: NO EXCUSE for serving dirty plates & utensils = health issue!!

Thank 8BALLSt_Louis
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Remember when you were young and everything was a great adventure? Sunday drives with the family and a dpecial afternoon when you went out to dine? Our families favorite spot was Hensons fish fry in Lewiston New York! Superb fried fish! Well Old Bag of Nails met the benchmark of fish and chips! Perfect crunch to the breading, steaming thick... More 

Thank Diane S
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place....good food....good beer selection. Restaurant closes at 10pm....keep that in mind. Good for lunch or dinner...have had both and would return.

Thank Chuck P
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped here for an early dinner. We both had drinks and the white fish dinner. The food and drinks were good. I would have given a higher rating if I hadn't been to the restroom. There is only one restroom, which can result in a wait. The toilet wobbles, and unless you take the top of the tank off... More 

Thank Judy H
Westerville, Ohio
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

A staple go to bar with decent food in uptown. The first site specific pub in this dry town... The founding town of prohibition. Attracts a somewhat older crowd of locals on weekends. They wander to and from the uptown bars ... Have the fish and chips

Thank billroebuck
Westerville, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We visit here frequently for their Fish & Chips. They serve all you can eat but the pieces of fish are so large I have never been able to finish the first serving. My husband and son, on the other hand, have taken advantage of the all you can eat option and no one ever walks away hungry. It's a... More 

Thank asu306
Columbus, Ohio
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went for lunch on a Saturday and it was not crowded at all. The service was good but we were the waitresses only table. We had the fish and a hamburger. Both were good and the portions were bigger than expected. My burger was cooked exacly the way I asked and the fish wasn't greasy and tasted fresh (couldn't... More 

Thank zultr
Columbus, Ohio
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132 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's a dependable place for fish and chips. They have lots of options on their menu and many locations here in Columbus.

Thank Melanie D
Casselberry, Florida
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162 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I live in Florida and were in Ohio on family business and we met up here with one of her business associates and her family for a small baby shower. We picked it because is was a two hour drive for us all to meet in the middle, and it had a very interesting name. We are... More 

Thank Matt T
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Homemade dressings and soups are a family favorite. Come back time and time again. Since they let you vary in soups and dressings it's a new experience all the time.

Thank Tracey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 N State St, Westerville, OH 43081-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westerville
  • Phone Number: +1 614-794-6900

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