888 S. High St  •  614-443-4570
Coronavirus Updates

(5/21/2020) We are happy to announce that we will be re-opening Thursday, May 21st! While we are incredibly excited to see all of our friends and neighbors again, we will be operating at a reduced capacity and limited hours while adhering to a new set of guidelines following our consultations with the Columbus health department:

  • All tables must remain 6 feet apart from one another.
  • No single group can be larger than 10 people.
  • All customers must enter through the parking lot entrance and be seated by our new hostess!
  • All food & drinks must be ordered and consumed while sitting in your seat.
  • Movement throughout the restaurant is prohibited with the exception of restroom use.
  • All customers are encouraged to wear masks whenever they are not eating or drinking!

Mon-Thu: 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 12pm-9pm

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Glass of beer Beer
Bratwurst entree Food
Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders

Breaded to order and served with your choice of dipping sauce.

Mini Tacos

Bite-size crunchy tacos, served with cheese dipping sauce.

Buffalo Cauliflower

Cauliflower coated in an Aleppo pepper batter and fried golden brown. Served with bleu cheese dressing.

Sauerkraut Balls

House-made and fried until golden brown, served with creamy horseradish mustard.

Pub Nachos

Tortilla chips, queso, cheddar, provolone, tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, topped with shredded lettuce. Served with sour cream and salsa.

$8.99 (add chicken or ground beef for $2.50)
Bavarian Pretzel Sticks

Soft pretzel sticks, baked and served with honey mustard and nacho cheese.

Sausage Sampler

Bratwurst, Italian sausage, smoked jalapeno sausage, pickled red onion, red cabbage, sauerkraut, Bavarian pretzel stick. Served with spicy brown mustard and creamy horseradish mustard.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

House-made buffalo chicken dip, served with warm tortilla chips.

Chicken Wings

Six jumbo wings, tossed in your choice of BBQ, Mild, Hot, Honey Garlic Parmesan or Carolina BBQ. Served with bleu cheese and celery.

$7.99 (try them "Dan Style" add $1.00)
Stuffed Mushrooms

Baby Bella mushroom caps stuffed with house-made creamy spinach and onion filling. Topped with bread crumbs and baked golden brown.

Basket of French Fries

Shareable portion of our seasoned fries.

Basket of Onion Rings

Shareable portion of our beer battered onion rings.

Bang Bang Shrimp

tempura battered jumbo shrimp, lightly fried and served with our bang sauce.

Soup & Salad
Dressings: Italian, Ranch, Bleu Cheese, French, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Oil and Vinegar, Caesar
House-Made Soup

House-Made. Ask about current selection.

cup...$3.50 bowl...$4.75
House Salad

Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, croutons. Your choice of dressing on the side.

sm...$5.49 lg...$7.49
Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled chicken, cheddar cheese, onions, tomato, cucumber, egg, raisins, sunflower seeds, and croutons with your choice of dressing on the side.

sm...$8.99 lg...$11.49
Spinach salad

Baby spinach, bleu cheese crumbles, bacon, strawberries, candied pecans, served with raspberry vinaigrette.

sm...$8.99 lg...$11.49 (add grilled salmon sm...$4.00 lg...$6.00)
Southwest Chicken Salad

Grilled or fried chicken breast, black beans, corn, tomato, onion, cheddar cheese, crispy tortilla strips, served with Sweet, Tangy Rance.

sm...$8.99 lg...$11.49
Italian salad

Pepperoni, Salami, Provolone, and mozzarella cheese, tomato, banana pepper, black olive, and croutons. your choice of dressing on the side.

SM...$6.99 LG...$10.99
Chopped salad

Shredded iceberg lettuce, tomato, onion, egg, bacon and croutons. tossed in our garlic parmesan.

SM...$6.99 LG...$8.99
Brussels sprout salad

A blend of spring mix, shredded kale, brussels sprout, Napa cabbage. topped with blue cheese crumbles, dried cranberries, bacon, red onion, and candied pecans. served with raspberry vinaigrette.

SM...$8.00 LG...$11.49

Two German Bratwursts simmered in beer and grilled to order. Served with German potato salad and sauerkraut. Add Pretzel Buns...$1.00

Fish and Chips

Fresh Cod. Battered and deep fried -or- seasoned and baked. Served with French fries, coleslaw, and tartar sauce.

$13.99 ...make it a sandwich add $1.00
Short Ribs

Slow cooked short ribs with burgundy sauce. served with scalloped potatoes and roasted mixed-vegetables.


Seasoned and tenderized pork loin, breaded and fried, and served with a creamy lemon caper sauce, German potato salad, and sauerkraut.

Grilled Salmon

Wild caught salmon grilled with your choice of lemon pepper or teriyaki glaze, served with mixed vegetables and roasted corn salad.

Fish or Shrimp tacos

Two flour tortillas topped with your choice of tempura battered cod or shrimp, jalapeno crema slaw, pico de gallo, and cotija cheese. served with chips and queso cheese.

Bacon Wrapped Pork Chops

Two 5oz boneless pork chops wrapped in bacon and grilled. served with confit potatoes and roasted mixed-vegetables.

All burgers are two 3.5 oz. patties of fresh, ground beef on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles. Served with French fries.
Substitute any beef patty for the "BEYOND BURGER" ...add $3.00
Add bacon to any burger ...add $1.00
Willy Burger

Our classic burger named after our founder, Willy Plank.

$11.25 ...add cheese $0.50
Mushroom Swiss Burger

Grilled mushrooms and Swiss cheese.

Blue Cheese Bacon Burger

Chunky bleu cheese dressing, bacon and provolone cheese.

BBQ Bacon Cheddar Burger

Bacon, cheddar, and BBQ sauce, topped with an onion ring.

Patty Melt

Two griddle smashed beef patties, Swiss cheese, grilled onions, Thousand Island dressing on grilled rye bread.

Double Bacon Burger

Loaded with Applewood smoked bacon, American cheese and covered in our bacon jam.

All sandwiches served with French fries.
Substitute a house salad or cup of soup ...add $1.25
Turkey Club

Turkey, bacon, Swiss, pepper jack, lettuce, tomato, and honey mustard served on grilled Italian bread.


Grilled corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing on grilled rye bread.

Grilled Chicken Caprese

Basil seasoned chicken breast, fresh spinach, mozzarella cheese, sliced tomato, and a balsamic reduction. served on a Kaiser roll.

Breaded Pork Tenderloin

Fried golden brown and served on a brioche bun with mustard & pickles.


A German bratwurst, simmered in beer, grilled to order and served on a pretzel bun.

$7.99 ...add sauerkraut or grilled peppers & onions $0.50
Bacon Jam Grilled Cheese

Grilled Texas toast, loaded with cheddar cheese, pepper jack cheese, grilled onion and bacon jam.

Pork Belly Tacos

Flour tortillas topped with fried pork belly, pickled red onion, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo and drizzled with BBQ sauce. served with chips and queso.

Italian Sub

Ham, pepperoni, salami, provolone, banana peppers, house Italian dressing, topped with lettuce and tomato.

$10.99 ...add double meat $3.00
Philly Steak Sub

Shaved rib-eye grilled with onions, green peppers and provolone cheese.

$10.99 ...add mushrooms $0.50
Turkey Day Sandwich

Roasted turkey breast, stuffing, provolone cheese and cranberry aioli. served on a grilled hoagie roll.

Planks Pizza
Cheese Single Topping Extra Topping
Small (10 in.) $9.50 $10.50 $1.00
Large (14 in.) $13.50 $15.00 $1.50

Our homemade Italian herb sauce, provolone, tomatoes, banana peppers, black olives and bacon.

sm...$11.25 lg...$16.25

Provolone cheese, pepperoni, bacon, ham, sausage and ground beef.

sm...$13.25 lg...$19.50

Provolone cheese, topped with all our veggies except jalapenos.

sm...$13.25 lg...$18.50

Stacked with all of our toppings, except pineapple, bacon, ground beef, spinach and jalapenos.

sm...$13.50 lg...$19.75
Chicken Pesto

Covered in pesto, provolone, mozzarella, grilled chicken, red onion, spinach and tomato.

sm...$13.50 lg...$19.75

Ham, pineapple, provolone and sprinkled with cinnamon.

sm...$11.00 lg...$15.50
Buffalo Chicken Ranch

Covered with hot sauce, topped with provolone, Cajun chicken, jalapeños, red onion and tomatoes. Drizzled with ranch dressing.

sm...$13.50 lg...$19.75
German Potato Salad


Scalloped Potatoes


Confit Potatoes


Grilled Sauerkraut




Mac N Cheese


Roasted Mixed Vegetables


Onion Rings


French Fries


Draft Beer
Columbus Brewing Company - IPA

American IPA (6.3%) - Columbus, Ohio

Rhinegeist Truth

IPA (7.2%) - Cincinnati, Ohio


Hefeweizen (5.5%) - Germany

BrewDog Elvis Juice

American IPA (6.5%) - Scotland

Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat

Fruit and Field Beer (5.5%) - Eureka, California

Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold

Lager (5.8%) - Cleveland

Leinenkugel Summer Shandy

Lemon Shandy (4.2%) - Wisconsin

Host your next event with us!

Our Bier Garten is the perfect place to host your next party or event. With space for up to 100 guests, our large catering menu and dedicated servers will help make your get together one to remember.

Give us a call or fill out the form below to speak with one of our planners:


Our History

Historic photograph of Planks Bier Garten

In 1939, six years after the end of Prohibition, Walter Plank, Sr. saw an opportunity to open a bar and restaurant in his beloved childhood neighborhood. After experiencing years of success, Walter Plank entrusted the bar to his two sons who became the second generation of the family to enter the restaurant business. It was one of those sons, William “Willie” Plank, who dared to expand, and in 1960 purchased a nearby restaurant and began his own legacy with what is now Planks Bier Garten.

We are located in the heart of German Village and offer a large outdoor patio, space for groups and gatherings, and a place to experience the beauty and history of one of Columbus’ most historic neighborhoods.

Over 50 years and 3 generations later, we are proud to continue serving our friends and family in the neighborhood we love!