Best New Bar: 16-Bit Bar + Arcade

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Old-school video games and alcohol seem like an obvious concept, but 16-Bit Bar + Arcade exceeds the idea by providing a space that accommodates its many fans, house rules to avoid game-hogging and nightly events. Also, throwback T-shirts symbolizing its take-over of Fourth St.: "Let's Show This Prehistoric Bitch How We Do Things Downtown."

Runners-up: The Pint House, Strongwater Food & Spirits

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16-Bit Bar + Arcade

254 S. Fourth St., Downtown