Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

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BEER AVG
3.58/5
Elevator Brewery & Draught HausElevator Brewery & Draught Haus
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

161 N High St
Columbus, Ohio, 43215
United States

(614) 228-0500 | map
www.elevatorbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
35
Reviews:
404
Ratings:
1,288
PLACE STATS
Score:
84
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
95
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 45 | Ratings: 95
Reviews by BigBry:
Photo of BigBry
4.14/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I had some time to kill, so compliments of BeerFly, this was an easy walk from the hotel. Great looking building with old architecture and stained glass, that is on the National Register of Historical Places. Classy interior with a long bar, 2 sets of eleven taps on their own brews (9 regular plus 2 seasonals). It was midafternoon, and the place was basically deserted. The service was quick and friendly. They have a great range of beers from light to dark and I was offered samples before ordering a whole pint. Had to try the Nut Brown and the Imperial IPA. Didn't have time for food so not sure about the menu. Judging by the 'look' and other reviews, the food may be a bit pricey. I was lucky enough to hit happy hour so pints were only $2.50. Would have liked to take home a growler, but space would not allow it. Another place I am glad to have found.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of FrankShirley
2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 2.75

Photo of mklisz
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bhuenke
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of capt93
4.26/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of BillBabbitt
4.05/5  rDev +11.3%
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 JustinSparks
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
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 +11.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of mikepcarney
4/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of jasonpeckins32
3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
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 +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of mwar
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
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 +21.2%
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 0%
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 +11%
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 +11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
4.33/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Jstonerock24
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of DrJGR629
4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

Photo of Bencooper27
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus in Columbus, OH
84 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.
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