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“Not bad for bar food with lots of variety.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shade on State St.

Shade on State St.
Ranked #10 of 117 Restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Columbus, Ohio
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Not bad for bar food with lots of variety.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This is not a gourmet dining experience but it is reliable with lots of choices. The spinach artichoke dip is excellent despite being on every bar food menu in America. It really is one of the best I've had. I regularly meet my brother here because it is half way between both of our houses. Fantastic on tap beer selection (a must!). Several of the items I have eaten here have been good. The Philly steak isn't bad but not crazy at all for the pizza (I do not recommend it...). My most recent meal were the Sliders, served on pretzel rolls with cheese, sautéed onions and pickles. I didn't appreciate that it was a whole burger just quartered and put on the mini buns. The meat was way, way overcooked, knobby and didn't fit the buns. But hey, it's Leghorn's and sometimes you've just got to let it go! I don't see why cooking up 4 separate little burgers on the griddle would be too much to ask considering I did order Sliders. It was dead so it wasn't an it's too busy issue. Lack of attention to detail I guess. But again, it's Leghorn's so don't expect perfection. They make the fries there which is nice but they need improvement. They are not the ooey, gooey fries like at a State Fair. They are more like their little, stiff, been at the beach dark cousins. Again, it's not a gourmet dining experience but they do have lot's of choices with a big spacious dining room. I do wish they give those hard booths some cushions!

Visited June 2014
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English first
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good food, good service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stopped by for a quick dinner. The food was good & hot, but it took a little long coming out of the kitchen considering that most of the tables were empty. Will return to give it another try.

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Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good sports bar with lots of brews on tap”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Sports bar with tons of tvs for nearly any sport you want to watch.
Food is very good overall.
People who like to try new beers enjoy this place a lot, seems they have tons of microbrews and regular rotation of drafts.

Visited May 2014
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Albany, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Went to leghorns a for dinner place wasn't half full,I sat at table for 10 minutes and no one even Acknowledged Me so I left.

Visited May 2014
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Athens, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“the price is right”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

a nice layed back place to be with family or friends:)they have tables and a bar like other eateries and chicken pizza and televidions

  • Visited February 2014
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