by Nathan Ward

Bar Arcade

16-Bit – 39.8% of 4,459 votes

Even after the recent influx of arcade-themed bars in the past year, 16-Bit is still our number one, proving that you just can’t top the classics—a sentiment that echoes the retro gaming concept. Maybe it’s the cheeky chalkboard signs that ornament the walls, the amazingly vibrant cocktail list, or the unstoppable catalogue of retro cabinets that line the halls. But one thing is for sure: the bar arcade model isn’t just a fad—it’s a retro revolution.

254 S 4th St. |

2  PINS Mechanical Co 24.2%

3  Old North Arcade 17%



Travis Hoewischer

I've been working in journalism in central Ohio for more than a decade, and have been lucky enough to be a part of (614) Magazine since the very first issue. Proud to live in a city that still cares – and still reads.