Restaurants and Entertainment

 

Just Outside Our Doors.

When you visit the Greater Columbus Convention Center, everything is just a short walk away. From art openings to pro sporting events we’re in the center of everything.

The eclectic North Market, charming Goodale Park, lively Arena District and the trend-setting Short North Arts District surround the Convention Center. Major government, entertainment and cultural events are happening every day of the year inside and out.

 

Arena District
The Arena District is downtown Columbus’ sports, dining and entertainment hotspot, located just two blocks from the Convention Center.
www.arenadistrict.com

 

Barley’s Brewing Company

Barley’s Brewing Company is Columbus’ oldest operating brewpub. Barley’s opened in November 1992, serving high-quality pub food and handcrafted ales. Located at 467 North High Street, we are right across the street from the Greater Columbus Convention Center and known for our award-winning ales, Mildred’s sauerkraut balls, grilled wings and specialty burgers. We have happy hour Monday thru Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and a private event space, The Underground, for your event needs. Cheers!

www.barleysbrewing.com

 

Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza
Two great experiences under one roof — a contemporary, sit-down family dining atmosphere and a separate sports bar customized with local team memorabilia and HD big screen TVs.
www.bostonsgourmet.com

 

Brewcadia

Brewcadia is Barley’s second-floor tap room and vintage arcade space. Brewcadia has 40 taps, full bar, plenty of TVs and board games, and 30+ vintage arcade games to play for free. Brewcadia is open daily at 4 p.m., and happy hour is Monday thru Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Serving pizzas, subs and appetizers until midnight daily. Brewcadia is great for happy events and a variety of gatherings. Brewcadia is an age 21 and over bar. Game on!

www.brewcadia.com

 

Callahan’s
A 2-floor sports bar/nightclub offering pizza & sandwiches, plus a dance floor & a rooftop patio.
facebook.com/Callahans

 

City Tavern

City Tavern is located in the Historic Wonder Bread building in Italian Village, just a short walk from the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Known for their great burgers, wings, hand-cut fries and an amazing Reuben sandwich,  City Tavern also features a full bar with 14 craft beers on tap, specialty cocktails and an extensive bourbon list. Open for lunch and dinner beginning at 11 a.m. seven days a week, City Tavern also offers Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 3-7 p.m. Parking is free and available all day! 

www.citytaverncolumbus.com

 

Easton

Easton is the Midwest’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, featuring 180 best-in-class retailers and over 50 dining options, many exclusive to central Ohio. Unwind at Ohio’s largest movie theatre or world-class comedy club. From cooking classes to concerts, story time to free family movies, Easton hosts an ever-changing mix of entertainment and seasonal events. Whether you are local or just visiting, you will feel right at home with pedestrian-friendly open-air sidewalks, fountains, and parks. Visit our website to plan your visit!

www.eastontowncenter.com

 

Flatiron Tavern

Flatiron Tavern is located in the historic Flatiron Building near the corner of Nationwide Blvd. and N. 4th Street. Re-established in 2019, the new Flatiron Tavern features a house-shaved Ribeye Philly Steak sandwich that can’t be beat! Menu also includes wings, smash burgers, and a variety of snacks and appetizers. Open for lunch and dinner beginning at 11 a.m. seven days a week, Flatiron Tavern also offers Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 3-7 p.m. Parking is available after 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.

www.flatirontavern.com

 

German Village
Character Lives On among the charming brick streets and preserved architecture from the 1800s in this nationally registered historic district. Visitors are welcomed to shop, dine and stroll an eclectic collection of Columbus-voted best restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Parking is free among one of the country’s 10 Great Neighborhoods, recognized by the American Planning Association.
www.gvbusinesscommunity.com

 

 

Hofbrauhaus Columbus
Enjoy the craft bier of Bavarian kings, traditional Bavarian dishes, American favorites, soups, salads, sandwiches, brewery tours, bier tastings, group visits, biergarten, bier hall, The Stube & private party room and free parking. Just 1.2 miles from the Convention Center. 614/294-BIER
hofbrauhauscolumbus.com


Howl at the Moon

Part Bar. Part Concert. All Fun! Howl at the Moon is a high-energy, live music destination where people come to party, sing, dance, and Howl! Sit back with a specialty cocktail while you watch our talented musicians perform your favorite songs from 80’s rock, 90’s pop, and today’s dance hits. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or just want a fun night out, Howl at the Moon is the perfect spot for you. https://www.howlatthemoon.com/columbus/

 

 

Kooma
Enjoy sushi prepared before you as well as other Asian delicacies at this sushi/karaoke bar.
www.koomacolumbus.com

 

Lemongrass
A fusion bistro and sushi bar.
www.lemongrassfusion.com

 

Mitchell’s Steakhouse Columbus

A steakhouse experience like this is rare. From our award-winning aged steaks and chops, to our fine seafood selection and wine list featuring 200 of the world’s finest labels, we offer an elevated take on the classic American steakhouse.  Enhance your meal with side dishes and desserts that don’t just complement, they wow.  Whether you join us for lunch, dinner, VIP hour, or host a private event with us, you’ll get a taste of true excellence.  Reservations are recommended and can be made online.

(614) 621-2333
www.mitchellssteakhouse.com

 

Moran’s Bar & Grille
Whether it’s burgers and beer before the game, fresh, handmade meal on a Tuesday after work, or cocktails with friends on the patio. Moran’s warm and inviting decor, cozy corners, and relaxed atmosphere always seem to be exactly what everyone needs. (614) 972-7170
http://www.moransbarandgrille.com

 

Nada
Escape the everyday with modern Mexican food and drinks in the heart of the Arena District. Snag guacamole and salsa for the table, or dig into tacos, enchiladas, fried chicken and mac n’ cheese. House margaritas, cocktails and local craft brews add to the fun. Join the fiesta daily for lunch, dinner and happy hour, plus weekend brunch. (614) 715-8260
www.eatdrinknada.com

 

North Market
Just steps away from the Greater Columbus Convention Center sits the historic North Market. Since 1876, North Market has been home to local butchers, bakers, fishmongers, green grocers and farmers. Expanded offerings include ethnic food specialties, gourmet groceries and gifts. Starting in April and continuing through the growing season, Saturdays are home to the “Original” Farmers’ Market. The Market Flea takes center stage on Sundays May through October. See why over 1 million people per year visit this central Ohio gem! There is always something going on at YOUR North Market.
(614) 463-9664
59 Spruce Street, Columbus, OH 43215
www.northmarket.com

 

Short North Arts District
The Art and Soul of Columbus, the Short North Arts District is heralded as the SoHo of the Midwest and a must-visit destination. Join thousands of visitors at the monthly Gallery Hop on the first Saturday of every month.
www.shortnorth.org

Short North Pint House & Beer Garden
The Short North Pint House & Beer Garden is an American style neighborhood bar & restaurant offering offer an exceptional selection of beers on tap, a full bar and large selection of “Pub Grub” which includes appetizers, homemade entrees, tasty burgers, sandwiches & salads. Enjoy a cozy and relaxed dining experience on our charming beer garden patio!
780 N. High Street – (614) 429-3986

www.shortnorthpinthouse.com

Stauf’s Coffee Roasters

Located inside the North Market, Stauf’s Coffee Roasters, founded in 1988, is Columbus’ original cafe and roastery. We always endeavor to provide the best and freshest coffees hand selected from over 20 countries of origin. We think you’ll believe us when we say that the proof is in the cup!

https://www.staufs.com/

 

Services and Entertainment

Alexanders Jewelers
If you’re looking for exquisite service paired with personal attention, you’ve come to the right place. Our mission is to provide the utmost quality of product, uniqueness of design and innovation of materials and service unmatched by our competitors. (614) 233-6666
www.alexandersjewelersofohio.com

 

Columbus Symphony Orchestra
Enjoy the Extraordinary with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra classical, pops, family and festival concerts.
www.columbussymphony.com

 

Easton

Easton is the Midwest’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination, featuring 180 best-in-class retailers and over 50 dining options, many exclusive to central Ohio. Unwind at Ohio’s largest movie theatre or world-class comedy club. From cooking classes to concerts, story time to free family movies, Easton hosts an ever-changing mix of entertainment and seasonal events. Whether you are local or just visiting, you will feel right at home with pedestrian-friendly open-air sidewalks, fountains, and parks. Visit our website to plan your visit!

www.eastontowncenter.com

 

 

German Villlage
Character Lives On among the charming brick streets and preserved architecture from the 1800s in this nationally registered historic district. Visitors are welcomed to shop, dine and stroll an eclectic collection of Columbus-voted best restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Parking is free among one of the country’s 10 Great Neighborhoods, recognized by the American Planning Association.
www.gvbusinesscommunity.com

 

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