Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

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Elevator Brewery & Draught HausElevator Brewery & Draught Haus
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3.68/5
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1,375 Ratings
Elevator Brewery & Draught HausElevator Brewery & Draught Haus
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

161 N High St
Columbus, Ohio, 43215
United States

(614) 228-0500 | map
elevatorbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
38
Reviews:
432
Ratings:
1,375
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.68/5
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
98
pDev:
13.59%
 
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Ratings: 98 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of ChilliHeights
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Had a nice dinner there. More upscale than other brew houses. Located in an old part of town in a long narrow space with bar upfront and dining area in the rear. Of course the beer on tp was excellent.

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Photo of DaveCash
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of ejimhof
2.9/5  rDev -21.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Photo of FrankShirley
2.83/5  rDev -23.1%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75

Photo of mklisz
3.57/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bhuenke
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of capt93
4.26/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BillBabbitt
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

The decor and the bar are unparalleled in their beauty. Rich woods, marble, mosaic floors, stained glass, original artworks, just gorgeous. Good beers with 2 GABF medals and I love their food.

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Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.57/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Here is a fine brewpub where the exceptional venue and food out shine the beer. The beers are good, but the interior and, to a lesser extent, the exterior of this pub are exceptional. Fine woodwork abounds, most notably in the bar, and there's a large stained glass window in the back. I've eaten here 3-4 times and have always been happy with my meal. They a range of beers: 11 on tap today but often 12.

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Photo of Balaban
4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of mikepcarney
4/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jp32
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 2 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 4.25

Trendy downtown location. NIce venue. Doesnt look much of anything to be a brewery, but seems to work out well anyway. Very historic and extravagant looking buliding and decor. Seemed to atttact more of a business, suit-and-tie type crowd.

Staff (atleast the bartender who served us) was extremely knowledgeable and on top of his game.

Selection was small-ish, but thats probably to be expected from something this size.

The ladies got desserts, which were excellent.

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Photo of Benjhilmer
4/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of mwar
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Columbus seems to be a pretty boring town. This place was nice, not spectacular, but about as good as you we find. Worth a visit.

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Photo of imdabuzzard
4.41/5  rDev +19.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 5

BEERS OK, THE FOOD IS BETTER

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Photo of buschbeer
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

I made my second trip to Elevator before a Blue Jackets game. It is very visually pleasing once inside. It has high ceilings with some art on the wall as well as some stained glass. There is a long bar to the right as you pass the host(ess) stand. I bellied up and waited on my buddy to arrive.

They had about ten beers on the tap menu. I learned that there were three seasonals that were not on the menu after ordering a Dirty Dicks Nut Brown Ale. I perused the food menu. There were quality sounding dishes that seemed a little higher end to this ham and egger. It happened to be happy hour while I was there, so pints were $3 aside from the seasonals, and they had $5 appetizers except for the tuna tartar. My buddy got the nachos which seemed to be his first meal in a month given the vigor with which he downed them. I got the blackened chicken pizza which was decent.

I ended up having four beers, the nut brown, a chipotle chocolate porter, a doppelbock, and Big Vic, their IIPA. I wasn't in the mood for a big meal, so the $5 appetizers were perfect. I would like to go back and try the regular dinner menu. As far as beer goes, Wolf's Ridge and Barleys are within walking distance. I tend to like their beer more. Elevator looks like a great place to get a more upscale meal though.

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Photo of poppollutesminds
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Food was pretty good, beer was mediocre. In addition, it is 3 blocks from Nationwide Arena but doesn't pay for sports channels??

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Photo of riemster
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
4.33/5  rDev +17.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jstonerock24
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of DrJGR629
4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus in Columbus, OH
Brewery rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 1,375 ratings