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Shade On The Canal

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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19 S High St, Canal Winchester, OH 43110-1212
+1 614-837-9873
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Most of their stuff is really good. We love their burgers and wings, with a cold beer it can't be beat.

Thank Bill E
New Milton, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place for a pit stop, we enjoyed our lunch and our server was thorough in checking for allergy-sensitive options. Nice ambience and a few small TVs if you're looking to catch a game.

Thank splashcat
Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is almost certainly packed, and it's no wonder. The food here is great, and while the menu is enormous, nearly everything on it is great. The Jerk Chicken sliders, wings, Sour Cream Fries, Cuban Sandwich, Cheesy pig, all great greasy spoon eats. There is one thing holding this place back though, their wing size is radically inconsistent. I've... More 

Thank Greg M
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good bar food, lots of customers and lots of noise. If you wear a hearing aid, you will have to take it out because of the "feed back" in your hearing aid.

Thank Phyllis H
Canal Winchester, Ohio
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Wednesday night at Shades means less of a wait but still the noise of a busy sports bar. I had the Cuban Sandwich with fries that was good but nothing to brag about! My husband had the Italian Sub and enjoyed it greatly. The service was spot on and the Manager was great! Reasonable prices and a a great local... More 

Thank Linda K
Canal Winchester, Ohio
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Shade's is the quintessential small town bar/restaurant! A large menu (not always very heart healthy), lively atmosphere, lots of televisions (a GREAT place for sports fans), and good service blend to create a good / enjoyable experience! I give it 4 instead of 5 because it is often VERY loud which makes conversation difficult and insufficient vegetarian options!

Thank mgwegman
Columbus, Ohio
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Shades is good for a get together with friends for a wing and beer night. Unfortunately the food is not always consistent in quality or presentation. Waiting area is super small which is a pain when there is a long wait and the weather is bad outside. The wait staff has always been great.

Thank Melissa C
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This local favorite is a nice little dinner and great for s quick in and out lunch. They have some unique dishes and all the standards. Good servers and a nice atmosphere.

Thank dddaniel49
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The title says it all. The girls are nice, the food is great, and the selection is vast. A hometown place with everyday regulars and those just stopping in for a bite. The sour cream fries are a must. And the cafe salad is one of the best around.

Thank Terry B
Canal Winchester, Ohio
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Shade always has a great, varied menu. Several of the servers know us and have always treated us well. Any issues we've had have always been addressed in a timely, satisfactory manner. We go here frequently.

Thank kmelroy622

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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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S High St, Canal Winchester, OH 43110-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Canal Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 614-837-9873

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