South Café & Marketplace

The Greater Columbus Convention Center offers convenient dining, shopping and professional services without leaving the building. The shops offer a variety of items such as specialty gifts, souvenirs, collectibles and greeting cards. The South Café & Marketplace has a wide selection of quick menu items as well as snacks. It’s a lunchtime hotspot for local business people.

Best Entrance – South from Nationwide BLVD.

Marketplace  South Facility – Level 1




Columbus Visitor Center
Stop in to find out about Columbus’ top attractions and restaurants, and discover what’s happening during your visit. Our friendly staff will help make sure you experience the best of Columbus.


Heroes & Games
Where heroes go for fun! A variety of comic books, games and collectables for the super hero enthusiast in everyone.


Nielsen’s Convenience Store
Offering a variety of convenience items such as cards and gifts, books and magazines, as well as snacks and cold beverages.


SegAway Tours of Columbus
Discover Columbus on a guided tour via Segway! Enjoy the thrill of riding on a Segway while you discover the charm and history of Columbus

South Café – South Facility – Level 1


Charley’s Steakery
A Columbus original, Charley’s specializes in freshly grilled Phillysteak sandwiches, hand-cut fries and lemonade.


Chicken ‘N Eggs
From breakfast items to rotisserie and fried chicken along with pot pies, don’t take time debating which came first, enjoy all their poultry items.


Donatos Pizza
A commitment to quality, freshness and value since 1963. Our Edge to Edge promise. Quality You Can See. Award-winning dough. Piles of Pepperoni. Family recipe sausage. Premium cheese. Fresh, hand-cut veggies. Gluten free. Delivery: 614.702.7600


Fame’s Diner
Sample a variety of daily specials featuring fresh grilled sandwiches, soups, bagel sandwiches, salads and Indian cuisine, along with breakfast items served anytime.


JaVa’s Cyber Espresso Bar
Java’s offers gourmet coffees, beverages, pastries and bagels, and computer kiosks to relax and browse the internet or catch up on email.

Kooma (Vive Street Garage)
Enjoy sushi prepared before you as well as other Asian delicacies at this sushi/karaoke bar.


Mykonos Gyros
Experience a taste of Greece in Columbus, specializing in Greek entrees, sandwiches, salads and desserts.


Siam Express
Siam Express offers a variety of Asian entrees, soups and sushi.


Starbucks (Located on the 2nd level – South Facility)
Amazing coffees from around the world. Handcrafted beverages to discover and enjoy. Their pastries and sandwiches are made with high-quality, simple ingredients. So all the goodness you taste is real food, simply delicious.


Serving a variety of freshly prepared subs and salads.


Velvet Cafe & Ice Cream
Serving sandwiches and various lunch specials as well as Ice Cream.