Midweek Happy Hour in the Capital City

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Tuesday nights are alive in Columbus, Ohio for foodies and hockey fans alike. Bar Louie, located in the Arena District, has become a well-known gathering place prior to Tuesday night Blue Jackets hockey games. Foodies flock to Bar Louie to enjoy the popular Tuesday night $1 burger night during happy hour.


Partnering Tuesday Night Burger night with happy hour makes Bar Louie the perfect gathering place prior to downtown events.  Burger night offers a variety of choices to build the perfect American sandwich. Begin building a tasty sandwich by selecting a beef burger, a portable mushroom, a chicken burger, or a turkey burger. All sandwiches come with a bun and lettuce. From there a wide array of toppings are available for the picking. Add additional toppings such as provolone, pepper jack, and cheddar cheeses. Bacon for the burger is also available.  Continue to build a delectable treat by adding a choice of onion, pickle, mushrooms, roasted red pepper, or tomato.  Touting the mantra “ Eat, Drink, Be Happy”,  join the Bar  Louie experience at happy hour Monday through Friday from 4pm to 9pm. Bar Louie has three locations in Columbus, for more location information as well as menu and hours of operation visit the website at .



If Wednesday night is the night of choice, make Brothers Drake Meadery the destination. Offering live jazz entertainment, great food, and awesome drinks, Brothers Drake is the stop to make in the Columbus’s popular Short North Area. Known for their local honey-based wines and mead based libations, Brothers Drake is worth visiting for happy hour fare and fun. Prominently seated amongst the chic urban backdrop of Columbus’s Short North, Brothers Drake offers Meadery tours and the fab food truck fare of Tokyo GoGo. Tokyo GoGo is conveniently parked in front of Brothers Drake offering flavorful crispy fried chicken wings, as well as the popular Japanese Noodle soup. Tokyo GoGo also offers Ramen Tuesdays and daily specials to nicely compliment the unique variety of drink selections by Brothers Drake. Enjoy happy hour specials Tuesday through Friday, 5pm to 7pm. Brothers Drake is located at 26 E. 5th Ave in Columbus, Ohio. For more information visit their website at .


No need to leave Columbus on Thursday night to enjoy the classic Midwestern treat of Chicago style pizza. The rustic dining room of Fabian’s allows you to feel transported to Chicago’s bustling downtown, while enjoying delicious pizza. The menu includes popular items such as roasted red pepper hummus, garlic bread with cheese, veggie stromboli, turkey stromboli, and specialty pizzas. Specialty pizzas include traditional favorites such as the supreme and the vegetarian. However, Fabian’s features more nontraditional favorites such as the Lasagna pizza, the Rustic pizza, and the flavorful Chicken Pesto Pizza. Fabian’s Chicago Style Pizza Place offers great pizza located in the popular Short North of Columbus, Ohio. Round out the week by visiting Fabian’s for their happy hour specials offered Sunday through Thursday. The specials include discounted appetizers, $7 large pizza, and $5 small pizza coupled with $5 beer pints and other drink deals Monday through Thursday. Friday nights offer special happy hour prices on food only, while Sunday is the night for special happy hour prices for alcohol only.  Fabian’s is located at 691 N. High St. in Columbus. For more information visit their website at .


Enjoy Columbus, Ohio’s after work atmosphere located steps from downtown. Varying menus, and drink specials combined with lively conversation and friendship, highlight the growing social landscape of Columbus. Offering an opportunity to relax, have a bite to eat before other activities such as a Blue Jackets Hockey Game, popular mid-week spots such as Bar Louie, Fabian’s, and The Brothers Drake offer a wide range of choices for those seeking great places for food and libation.


Leasa Simmons has worked for a local public school program in Columbus for over 20 years. She is also co-owner of LEC Concierge. Leasa's most recent endeavor includes launching A Bombshell Style Blog for plus size women over 40 and becoming an associate writer for IL Moda PR. You can look foward to her events and foodie writing!

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