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Shades Restaurant - CLOSED

983 E 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201-3064
+1 614-291-6555
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2016
“Good food. Friendly place”
29 Sep 2012
“The Greasy Spoon Experience”
Restaurant Hours Closed
983 E 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201-3064
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

Great grilled cheese and BLT's. Good local place in existence since the 50's.Great lunch spot. Stop by the Mc Dorman car museum right out back.

Thank Bentgrass
Reviewed 29 September 2012

My first time at Shades and the customer service was great! Yes it is a "greasy spoon" or as some might say a dive-in-diner, but it was a great experience. The food is not the greatest, but when served with a smile and kind word...More

1  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 27 February 2011

My parents have been taking me here since I was a youngn.. and now that I'm 29 I do the same with my son.. I.go.early in the morning n get take out breakfast for my family to wake up to..... ITS GREAT!AND A GREAT FAMILY...More

Thank niqa
Reviewed 29 December 2009

This is an old school gem sitting in middle of a stretch of city that has aged a bit. While Shades shows some age itself, it has been going strong since the 60's for a reason, and it will take you back to a different...More

Thank peduncle
Reviewed 16 June 2009

This is a gem. I "discovered" this 40+ year old restaurant this week and have already been back twice. The folks who run it are sweet and earnest about making their diverse clientele fat and happy. Specials are not to be missed (but you will...More

Thank artieisaac
Reviewed 17 May 2009

Old School Throw back with Great Food @ Awesome prices! Double Bacon Cheesburger is one of the BEST in town!

Thank Love2Scarf
Reviewed 3 April 2009

The service is great, the staff is friendly and there is an air of family when you enter the door.Highly recommended......Try the Pancakes ummmmm

Thank ErniColumbus_Ohio
Reviewed 16 October 2008

Very good diner food and service with a smile. Worth a trip...

1  Thank ColumbusBunny
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Reviewed 26 January 2008

Dodgy, dirty, cool!

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
05:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 983 E 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201-3064
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-291-6555
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