Downtown restaurants

Restaurants in downtown Columbus, compiled by Columbus Monthly.

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343 Front Street Tavern343 N Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
621-9453. American cuisine; specialties include half-pound, footlong all-beef hot dogs; burgers; soups, and salads. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Entrees: average $10. Outdoor dining. Live entertainment Fri-Sat and Wed-Fri in summer. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Tue-Sat, pizza orders only Mon eve; closed Sun except event days. Call-ahead seating. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.343front.com/
Arena Grand Club Bar Bistro175 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
469-5000. Americana cuisine; specialties include gourmet pizza, salads, grilled sandwiches and desserts. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$10. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, MC, V.http://www.arenagrand.com/bistro-and-bar/
Au Bon Pain20 S Third St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-1922. Quick-service restaurant featuring soups, salads, deli sandwiches, baked goods and catering. Meals: $7-$9. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.aubonpain.com/
bd’s Mongolian Barbeque295 Marconi Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
586-0077. Create your own meals from a buffet of pasta, meat, seafood and vegetables. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. All-you-can-eat dinners: $8.50-$15. Children’s prices. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Call ahead seating and reservations for parties of 6 or more accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.gomongo.com/
Bar Louie504 N Park St
Columbus, OH 43215
220-0900. American cuisine with Cajun influence; specialties include martinis, Luigi steak sandwich, pear salad and po’boy sandwich. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$15. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for large parties. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.barlouieamerica.com/home/
Barley’s Brewing Co.467 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-2537. Fusion of American and world cuisine; specialties include burgers, chargrilled wings, pasta, sauerkraut balls and British ales. Liquor; small wine list; single-malt Scotches; craft beer; bar. Items: $5-$27. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.barleysbrewing.com/
Barrio Tapas & Lounge185 N High St
Columbus, OH 43202
220-9141. South American and Spanish fusion, featuring small plates such as ceviche, octopus and empanadas. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Tapas: $5-$12. Occasional live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.barriotapas.com/
Best of the Wurst59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
469-8778. Specialties include panini, gourmet hot dogs, wraps and sandwiches made with Boar’s Head deli meats. Lunches: $3-$7. Children’s portions. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/best-of-the-wurst
Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza191 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
229-4275. Unique casual dining; specialties include gourmet pizza, pasta, salmon and burgers. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$20. Outdoor dining. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.bostons.com/bostonswall/
Brothers Bar & Grill477 N Park St
Columbus, OH 43215
232-9020. Pub fare with a full menu featuring appetizers, salads, wings, burgers and a $2 anything that pours happy hour. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $6-$12. Outdoor dining. Open for dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://brothersbar.com/
Buca di Beppo343 N Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
621-3287. Fresh Italian cuisine served in small and large family-style portions; specialties include mozzarella caprese, linguine frutti di mare, prosciutto-stuffed chicken, apple gorgonzola salad and stuffed rigatoni. Liquor; extensive Italian wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.bucadibeppo.com/
Café Brioso14 E Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-8366. Coffee roaster and urban eatery specializing in espresso, tea and made-from-scratch soups, salads and sandwiches. Lunches: average $7. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.cafebrioso.com/
Café Lola12 E Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
754-8804. Fast casual cuisine featuring sandwiches, panini, salads, soups and pizza. Items: $4-$6. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, V.
Café Napolitana40 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-3013. NY-style pizzeria featuring pizza, stromboli, calzones and daily pasta special. Lunches: $6-$7. Open for lunch Mon-Tue till 6 pm, Wed-Fri till 7 pm, Sat 11 am-5 pm; closed Sun. DS, MC, V.http://www.cafenapolitana.com/
Caffe Daniela17 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
225-0139. Authentic Italian cuisine; specialties include pasta, pizza, panini and salads. Moderate wine list; beer. Dinners $5-$10. Outdoor dining. Open Mon-Fri 8 am-7 pm; closed Sat-Sun. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.caffedaniela.com/
Callahan’s520 Park St.
Columbus, OH 43215
223-1200. American cuisine featuring gourmet sandwiches, pizza and salads. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$10. Outdoor dining. Occasional live bands. Open for dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.callahanscolumbus.com/
Capitol CaféBroad and High streets
Columbus, OH 43215
726-9231. Classic deli and diner fare in the Ohio Statehouse, featuring homemade soups and lunch specials, sandwiches, burgers, panini and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Entrees: $5-$10. Flat-screen TVs. Open 7 am-3 pm Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/Information/CapitolCafe.aspx
Casa Sazon49 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-8311. Authentic Polish home cooking. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, CB, DC, DS, JCB, MC, V.http://www.facebook.com/pages/Casa-Sazon/315837594524
Caucus Room50 S Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-4600. Casual, upscale cuisine in Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel; specialties include steak, seafood, pasta and salads. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $12-$20. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and dinner 7 days, lunch Mon-Fri. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V
Chipotle401 N Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-5488. Quick-service restaurant serving fresh, made-to-order gourmet burritos and tacos; specialties include barbacoa, fajita burritos and steak burritos. Domestic and Mexican beer; margaritas. Items: under $7. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun except during special events. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.chipotle.com/en-US/Default.aspx?type=default
Clever Crow Pizza59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
375-1686. Unique cornbread-style pizzas. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. AE, DS, MC, V.http://clevercrowpizza.com/clever_crow_pizza/Menu.html
Confluence Park679 W Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
469-0000. American cuisine featuring steak, seafood, chicken and pasta. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $19-$30. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Banquet rooms seat up to 400. Open for dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.riverclubrestaurant.com/riverclub/
Danny’s Deli37 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
469-7040. NY-style deli featuring corned beef and chicken salad. Items: $5-$9. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://dannysdeli.net/
DeepWood511 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-5602. Refined American cuisine and New England favorites; specialties include scallop Wellington, Maine lobster, Long Island duck and house-made charcuterie. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $22-$32. Children’s menu. Gluten-free and vegetarian menus. Open for lunch Tue-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.deepwoodrestaurant.com/home.aspx
Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace248 S Fourth St
Columbus, OH 43215
824-4673. Offering Chicago-style hot dogs with a Columbus twist; other specialties include sides like Sriracha slaw and heavy metal-inspired cocktails. Hot dogs and sides: $3. Liquor; beer. Open for lunch, dinner and late night 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://dirtyfrankscolumbus.com/
Due Amici67 E Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-9373. Italian cuisine; specialties include pasta, pizza and traditional Italian dishes. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Entrees: $10-$28. Children’s portions. Outdoor and private dining. Live jazz Mon eve. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.due-amici.com/
El Arepazo Latin Grill47 N Pearl St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-4830. South American cuisine; specialties include Venezuelan platter, fish burrito, Cuban wrap, patacon (fried plantain topped with shredded beef) and empanadas. Items: $4-$13. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Sat; closed Sun. DS, MC, V.http://www.elarepazolatingrill.com/
Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus161 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-0500. World cuisine, featuring 12 microbrewed beers; specialties include the Rock Filet, seafood, pasta and vegetarian dishes. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $12-$30. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.elevatorbrewing.com/
Expressly Market Bakery & Bistro59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
223-9655. Soups, salads, sandwiches, crepes and baked goods. Lunches: $3-$10. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/expressly-market-bakery-and-bistro
Firdous Express59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-4444. Mediterranean cuisine; specialties include Moroccan chicken, roast leg of lamb, hummus, falafel and 32 kinds of baklava. Lunches: $4-$7. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.firdousexpress.com/
The Fish Guys59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-4903. Sandwiches, seafood salads and soups. Items: $5-$10. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/the-fish-guys
Flatiron129 E Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
461-0033. Diner-style fare featuring Southern and Cajun flavors including barbecue, gumbo and house-smoked meats and sausages. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Sandwiches: $7-$10. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, CB, DC, DS, MC, V.http://flatironcolumbus.com/
Flavors of India59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-1955. Northern Indian cuisine; specialties include chicken tikki makhani and vegetarian specials. Lunches: $5-$9. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Checks, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/flavors-of-india
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant401 N Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
246-2900. American cuisine influenced by bold international flavors, featuring authentic German lagers. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$22. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.gordonbiersch.com/
Gordon’s Gourmet Catering and Café150 Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
832-2404. Cafe Americana featuring made-from-scratch dishes. Dinners: average $8. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.gordonsgourmetofcolumbus.com/
Heil’s Family Deli59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
461-4778. Homemade salads, hot meals and desserts; specialties include homemade meatloaf sandwich on egg challah and 15 salads daily. Lunches: $6-$9. Children’s portions. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Checks.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/heils-family-deli
High Street Grill310 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-3800. Classic American cuisine in the Westin Columbus; specialties include Monterey Bay calamari, grilled Margherita flatbread, salmon burger, meatloaf and crab cakes. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinner: $8-$30. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days, dinner Mon-Sat. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.hsgrill.com/
Holy Smoke BBQ59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
223-0322. Smoked brisket, pulled pork, turkey, ribs and sides. Items: $3-$16. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.holysmokebbq.biz/
Ho-Toy11 W State St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-6848. Thai and Chinese food. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. MC, V.
Indian Oven427 E Main St
Columbus, OH 43215
220-9390. Authentic Indian cuisine featuring vegetarian and seafood specialties, curry dishes, lunch buffet and daily dinner specials. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $13-$24. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.indianoven.com/
The Inn Between30 S Young St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-1944. American cuisine; specialties include Rumplemeyer sandwich, burgers, salads, Buffalo chicken sandwich and Middle Eastern cuisine first Mon of month. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$9. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.innbetweencolumbus.com/
Isabella’s Cafe Italia21 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215
220-9050. Specialties include club sandwich, pesto chicken penne, salad bar, wraps and panini. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.
J. Gumbo’s31 E Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
469-9900. Cajun and Creole cuisine; specialties include jambalaya and drunken chicken. Liquor; small wine list. Items: $5-$7. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.jgumbos.com/
Jack’s Restaurant52 E Lynn Alley
Columbus, OH 43215
224-3655. Quick-service diner specializing in double cheeseburgers and home-cooked meals; breakfast served all day Mon-Thu. Lunches: average $5-$6. Children’s portions. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. DS, MC, V.http://www.jacksdowntowndiner.com/
Japanese Steak House479 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-3030. Entrees prepared on tabletop grills; specialties include filet mignon, NY strip steak and seafood. Appetizers also available in lounge. Liquor; small wine list; sake; bar. Dinners: $12-$25. Children’s menu for dinner only. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.japanesesteakhousecolumbusoh.com/index.htm
Jury Room22 E Mound St
Columbus, OH 43215
220-0964. Pub fare with daily specials; specialties include cheese steak, burgers, charcoal grilled wings, salads and build-your-own quesadillas. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $3-$9. Open for lunch, dinner and late night 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://juryroomcolumbus.com/
Kitchen Little59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-7237. Specialties include chicken and waffles, cassoulet, bison burgers, chicken cutlets and homemade greens, all made with fresh ingredients. Items: $3-$10. Children’s portions. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Brunch Sat. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.
Knead505 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-6323. Urban diner with eclectic American cuisine; specialties include Cuban sandwich, red and green chili enchiladas, homemade pizzas and pastas and a seasonally changing menu. Liquor; moderate wine list; microbrews; bar. Dinners: $8-$20. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Fri, brunch Sat-Sun; closed Mon. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.kneadonhigh.com/
Kooma37 Vine St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-3239. Fusion Japanese cuisine. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Deejay on Fri. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, CB, DC, DS, JCB, MC, V.http://www.koomacolumbus.com/
Lan Viet Market59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-0777. Fresh and authentic Vietnamese dishes including pho, spring rolls and summer rolls. Items: $2-$5. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/lan-viet-market
Latitude 4150 N Third St
Columbus, OH 43215
233-7541. Modern American cuisine featuring local ingredients and a newly printed menu daily. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Entrees: $15-$24. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and dinner 7 days, lunch Mon-Sat. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.latitude41restaurant.com/
Lee’s China Kitchen65 E. State St.
Columbus, OH 43215
228-3011. Specialties include pad Thai noodles, wor sui gai, Hunan chicken, General Tso’s chicken and Singapore-style rice noodles. Dinners: $8-$13. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat till 7 pm; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.leeschinakitchen.info/
Lexi’s on Third100 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
229-5394. High-end deli; specialtes include corned beef, gyros and pastrami. Moderate wine list; beer. Lunch: $6-$8. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://lexisonthird.com/
Little Palace240 S Fourth St
Columbus, OH 43215
460-8888. American casual cuisine; specialties include sandwiches, Neapolitan pizza and stromboli. Liqour; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$10. Deejay on Sun and fourth Thu of the month. Open for lunch, dinner and late night 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://littlepalacerestaurant.com/
M2 Miranova Pl
Columbus, OH 43215
629-0000. Eclectic American cuisine; specialties include Chilean sea bass, filet mignon, twin lobster tail, ahi tuna and veal mignon. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$35. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.matmiranova.com/
Main Bar16 W Main St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-3129. Pub fare; specialties include half-pound Angus burger, veggie burger, pizza, quarter-pound hot dogs and Italian sausage. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $2-$6. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.
Market 6565 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215
564-6565. Emphasis on fresh ingredients; featuring blackened cobb salad, Tuscan orzo salad, homemade dressing and salads made to order. Salads: $7-$13. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open 7:30 am-8 pm Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.marketsixtyfive.com/
Market Stand Cafe350 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
280-3082. Americanized world cuisine in the Hyatt Regency; specialties include breakfast buffet with omelet station, grilled Tuscany salad, chicken tortilla soup and grilled sandwiches. Liquor; complete wine list. Entrees: $11-$28. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://columbusregency.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/restaurants/index.jsp
Martini Modern Italian445 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-8259. High-energy restaurant with Italian techniques and cosmopolitan atmosphere; specialties include heirloom beet salad, chicken marsala and shrimp diavola. Liquor; extensive Italian wine list; bar. Dinners: $14-$37. Children’s menu. Open for dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.martinimodernitalian.com/
Max & Erma’s on the Boulevard55 E Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
228-5555. A casual restaurant featuring burgers, steak, pasta and salads. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$19. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.maxandermas.com/
Milestone 229229 Civic Center Dr
Columbus, OH 43215
427-0276. Comfort food with a twist; specialties include sandwiches, steak, seafood, pizza, soups and salads. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Items: $5-$23. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.http://milestone229.com/
Mitchell’s Steakhouse45 N Third St
Columbus, OH 43215
621-2333. Cosmopolitan steakhouse; specialties include hand selected steaks, chops, Maryland crab cakes and filet mignon Oscar. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $31-$45. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.mitchellssteakhouse.com
Mozaik Modern Lounge & Tapas51 Vine St
Columbus, OH 43215
469-1000. Lounge featuring tapas, small plates and handcrafted specialty drinks with fresh ingredients. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$14. Deejays Thu-Sat eve. Open for dinner Wed-Sat; closed Sun-Tue. Reservations accepted for large parties. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.mozaiklounge.com
Mozart’s Bakery59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
227-0441. Bakery featuring tortes, pastries, cookies and specialty coffees. Items: $2-$27. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/mozarts-north-market-bakery
Nida’s Sushi59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-4470. Sushi bar serving sashimi, rice rolls and California rolls. Lunches: $4-$10. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/nidas-sushi
North Market59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
463-9664. Home to a variety of merchants selling fresh and prepared foods. Outdoor dining. Live music Sat. Open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours.http://www.northmarket.com
North Market Poultry and Game59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-7237. Variety of chicken, turkey, bison and salads. All meat and dairy items are from responsible local farmers. Items: $5-$10. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. DS, MC, V.
The Palette Cafe480 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-6801. Grab-and-go-style meals in the Columbus Museum of Art, with prepared sandwiches, salads and desserts. Lunches: $7-$8. Outdoor dining in Sculpture Garden. Open for lunch Tue-Sun; closed Mon. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.thepalettecafe.com/
Pastaria59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-2850. Italian cuisine including pasta and chicken with 20 different sauces and a variety of salads. Lunches: $5-$10. Children’s portions. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/pastaria
Phillip’s Original Coney Island450 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-8288. In business for 99 years, a fourth-generation family business. Coney Islands are the specialty along with a variety of soups and sandwiches. Sandwiches: $2-$6. Children’s menu. Open Mon-Sat 10:30 am-6 pm; closed Sun. Reservations accepted for large parties. DS, MC, V.http://phillipsconeyisland.com/
Plantain Café77 E Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
464-2822. Cuban cuisine featuring the Cuban sandwich and rice and chicken. Lunches: $8-$10. Outdoor dining. Open Mon-Sat 11 am-8 pm, Sun 11 am-3 pm. Reservations accepted. DS, MC, V.http://plantaincafe.com/
The Plaza Restaurant and Lounge75 E State St
Columbus, OH 43215
365-4550. Contemporary American cuisine. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Entrees: $12-$19. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.http://capitolsquare.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/entertainment/restaurants/index.jsp#1695
Ringside Cafe19 N Pearl St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-7464. Established in 1897. Boxing-themed restaurant with American-style food; specialties include gourmet burgers, sandwiches and salads. Liquor; small wine list; imported beer; bar. Lunches: $5-$12. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch, dinner and late night Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://ringsidecolumbus.com/
Saigon Palace114 N Front St
Columbus, OH 43215
464-3325. Vietnamese and contemporary Asian cuisine; specialties include chicken with lemongrass, shrimp pad Thai, vermicelli herbal salad, Oriental shrimp noodle and Vietnamese noodle soup. Dinners: $7-$12. Children’s menu. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested for parties of 3 or more. DS, MC, V.http://www.saigon-palace.us/
Sarefino’s Pizzeria and Italian Deli59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
228-7300. NY-style pizza, strombolis, calzones and 11 signature subs. Items: $5-$11. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/sarefinos-pizzeria-and-italian-deli
Si Senor Latin Café6 E Long St
Columbus, OH 43215
227-0070. American cuisine with a Latin twist; specialties include Chicharron, meatloaf sandwich, turkey breast sandwich with fresh turkey and au jus, chipotle chicken sandwich and tres leches cake. Lunches: $6-$7.50. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.
Spaghetti Warehouse397 W Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
464-0143. Italian restaurant divided into several rooms (one containing a full-size streetcar in which patrons can be served). Specialties include four-cheese manicotti, lasagna, fettuccine and chicken Parmesan. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$17. Children’s menu. Game room. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for parties of 10 or more. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.http://www.meatballs.com/
Sunny Street Café277 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
222-3008. Regional American home-style cuisine featuring breakfast and lunch; specialties include French toast crunch, steak and eggs and chicken salad with fresh fruit. Meals: $5-$8. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast and lunch 6:30 am-2:30 pm 7 days, dinner during special events downtown. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.sunnystreetcafe.com/
Taste of Belgium59 Spruce St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-0986. Variety of crepes, Liège-style waffles and espresso drinks. Items: $3.50-$6.50. North Market open for lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Fri till 7 pm, Sat-Sun till 5 pm; check with individual merchants for exact hours. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.northmarket.com/meet-the-market/merchants/taste-of-belgium
Ted’s Montana Grill191 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, OH 43215
227-0013. Classic American comfort food, including chicken, beef or bison sandwiches prepared 20 ways, a variety of steaks and specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $8-$32. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.tedsmontanagrill.com/
Tip Top Kitchen and Cocktails73 E Gay St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-8300. Serving Ohio comfort food; specialties include blue ribbon pot roast dinner and two-wheel discount all the time. Liquor; moderate wine list; craft beers including Barley’s beer; whiskey list; bar. Entrees: $8-$14. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch, dinner and late night 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.http://www.tiptopcolumbus.com/
Town Street Bar & Grill175 E Town St
Columbus, OH 43215
221-3281. Classic American cuisine; specialties include pasta, Angus burgers, meatloaf, pretzel bread sandwiches and chicken tenders. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $8-$22. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.
Warehouse Café243 N Fifth St
Columbus, OH 43215
224-3134. Home cooked meals; specialties include kebabs, baked garlic lemon chicken and daily specials. Lunches: $1-$7. Children’s portions. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. Checks, DS, MC, V.
Zuppa Downtown180 E Broad St
Columbus, OH 43215
225-9220. Casual Italian deli; specialties include breakfast croissant sandwiches, homemade soups, breads, wraps and espresso. Lunches: $4-$7. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. AE, MC, V.http://www.zuppadowntown.com/
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