Columbus is the capital and largest city in the state of Ohio. Named for Christopher Columbus, the city is very diverse and full of exciting things to see and do. In such a large city it can be difficult to meet new people, but it helps if you know which nightlife spots are the best singles bars.
Skully's is a music diner, serving up food and entertainment. In the "Best of Columbus" section of Columbus Alive, Skully's was ranked number one dance club, best ladies' night and best place to rock and roll. The establishment hosts an exciting event or live music act seven nights of the week. Skully's place is open until 2:30 a.m. daily and serves food until midnight. There are happy hour specials between 4 and 9 p.m. every day except Sunday.
Skully's 1151 North High Street Columbus, OH 43201-2441 614-291-8856 skullys.org
Ugly Tuna Saloona
The Ugly Tuna Saloona is a casual bar and restaurant popular with the college crowd. It's located across the street from Ohio State University, and there's live entertainment seven nights a week. The menu features salads, sandwiches and seafood, and the fish tacos come highly recommended. As for drinks, they have many specialty margaritas and fishbowls, 82-ounce bowls filled with a variety of liquors and mixers. The upstairs outdoor patio is popular in good weather, and the bar is open until 2:30 a.m. daily.
Ugly Tuna Saloona 1546 North High Street Columbus, OH 43201-1121 614-297-8862 uglytunasaloona.com
The Grandview Cafe is open daily from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. It's a casual and friendly place in the heart of the Grandview entertainment district, which is just minutes from downtown Columbus. The cafe is upscale, with a solid oak bar as the centerpiece of the room, and it's popular with a more mature, professional crowd. Every Friday and Saturday night starting at 10 p.m. there's live music, Sunday evenings feature karaoke, and Tuesdays and Thursdays offer team trivia.
Grandview Cafe 1455 West 3rd Avenue Columbus, OH 43212-2960 614-486-2233 grandviewcafe.com