Damon’s Grill

Damon’s was founded in Columbus in 1979. It grew through the 1980s and 1990s They were on the cutting edge of the TV sports-bar concept with ribs in the area.

As time went on there were sports bars popping up on almost every corner, and many restaurants serving ribs proliferated .

There were over 150 units, but that number declined to 88 by 2006, went a North Carolina real-estate developer bought it. Two years later, the concept was bought by a Pittsburgh developer. And in 2009, Damon’s, down filed for bankruptcy protection.