July 28, 2013
1. Beer Barrel, Lima
Location: 2625 W. Market St.; 1840 S. Dixie Hwy., Lima
Phone: Both locations: 419-229-6211
Hours: Market Street: 11 a.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; Dixie Highway: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: If you believe variety is the spice of life when it comes to your beer, then Beer Barrel is the place for you. There are 20 beers on tap, and the wide variety of draft and bottled beers are changed out on a regular basis. Add to this that each is ice cold, and you can be sure your thirst will be quenched when you belly up for a beer at Beer Barrel.
2. Jís American Pub, Lima, Celina
Location: 2001 State Route 703, Celina; 1939 Roschman Ave. and 2307 Spencerville Road, Lima
Phone: Celina: 419-586-8400; Roschman Ave.: 419-221-3600; Spencerville Road: 419-229-4637
Hours: Celina: 4 to 11 p.m. Monday to Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, 1 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Saturday, 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday; Roschman Ave.: 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; Spencerville Road: 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday, noon to midnight Sunday
Highlights: With 24 drafts, domestic to premium, including everything from Angry Orchard to Bud Light, customers have a wide variety of beers to choose from. They also offer bottles and both 16 and 24 ounce glasses of beer. Itís a great place to lift a pint!
3. Buffalo Wild Wings
BuffaloWild Wings. Lima, St. Marys
Location: 2948 Allentown Road, Lima; 442 Fortman Drive, St. Marys
Phone: Lima: 419-991-2999; St. Marys: 419-300-8580
Hours: Lima: 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday to Thursday, 11 to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday; St. Marys: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 11 to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: Not just the home of great wings, Buffalo Wild Wings offers a big selection of beers to its customers, too. They have 24 draft beers, a selection of bottle beers and 24 more on tap. With happy hour running 3 to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday, there isnít any reason not to grab a beer at Bdubs!
Honorable Mentions: Fat Jackís Pizza, Lima; Casa Lu Al, Lima; Lukeís Bar and Grill, Bluffton