Southern Theatre Area Dining and Activities

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Within walking distance of CAPA venues:
Café Napolitana
40 N. High St. / 614-224-3013
Reasonably priced pizza and Italian cuisine.
Due Amici
76 E. Gay Street / 614-224-9373
Old world Italian Cuisine with smart, contemporary style.
El Arepazo
47 N. Pearl St. / 614-228-4830
Offering the best in traditional Latin foods.
Elevator Brewery & Draught House
161 N. High Street / 614-228-0500
Modern American with all-world influences.
1831 Tavern
22 E. Mound St. / 614-732-0502
This one-of-a-kind meatball-driven menu puts a fresh spin on the traditional comfort food
Latitude 41
Renaissance Hotel
50 N. Third St. / 228-5050
A cuisine based around the simplicity of the freshest, organic ingredients; crafted from seasonal local fare.
Market 65
65 E. State Street / 614-564-6565
Market 65 is committed to bringing you the best produce, meats, and cheeses from Ohio's farms to create the freshest fare possible.
Mitchell’s Steakhouse
45 N. Third / 614-621-2333
Fine dining in the New York steakhouse tradition.
Ringside Café
19 N. Pearl St. / 614-228-7464
Columbus’ oldest sports bar, known for their hamburgers named after famous boxers. Ringside serves reasonably priced American comfort food.
The High Street Grill
Westin Great Southern
310 S. High Street / 614-220-7007
An eclectic, modern menu selection in a cozy, sophisticated atmosphere.
The Plaza Restaurant and Darby’s Sports Bar
Hyatt on Capitol Square.
75 E. State Street / 614-365-4550
Creative American cuisine
Tip Top Kitchen and Cocktails
73 E. Gay St. / 221-8300
Tipsy downtown neighborhood bar featuring Ohio comfort food, coffee and pies.
De Novo Bistro
201 S. High St. / 614-222-8830
Contemporary American cuisine
Milestone 229
229 S. Civic Center Dr. / 614-427-0276
Dining with remarkable views of downtown Columbus featuring elevated comfort food from a scratch-kitchen with the finest and freshest ingredients.
In neighborhoods near the downtown theatres:
Betty’s Fine Food & Spirits
680 N. High Street / 614-228-6191
Features American eclectic cuisine including some unusual choices as jerk pork or blue-corn tortillas.
263 East Whittier Street / 614.443.3699
A culinary fusion of metropolitan chic & Old World European charm
Dirty Franks Hot Dog Palace
248 South 4th Street / 614-824-4673
American, hot dogs.
Cotters Casual Fine Dining
200 W. Nationwide Blvd. /614-221-9060
Fine Casual cuisine in the Arena District
2 Miranova Place Ste. 100 / 614-629-0000
Upscale, dramatic twenty-first century dining.
Slammers Bar and Pizzeria
202 E. Long St. / 614-221-8880
Pizza, subs, salads, wraps and appetizers
240 E. Kossuth St. / 614-444-6808
Restaurant und Sausage Haus. German.
The North Market
59 Spruce Street
The Olde Mohawk
819 Mohawk St. / 614-444-7204
Classic American
641 N. High Street / 614-224-1414
Traditional Asian cooking blended with just about anything. French cuisine, American, Italian.
Flatiron Bar and Diner
129 E. Nationwide Boulevard / 614-461-0033
American-fusion cuisine in an "old-school" atmosphere.
Saigon Palace
114 N. Front St. / 614-464-3325
Contemporary Asian cuisine

Staying in Town?

Downtown Columbus has a variety of hotel choices — from the grandeur of the Westin Columbus to the convenience of guest suites at the Doubletree. The links below are a few of the options.

Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square
75 East State Street
  The Westin Great Southern
310 South High Street
Doubletree - Downtown Columbus
50 South Front Street
  The Columbus, A Renaissance Hotel
50 North 3rd Street
Holiday Inn - City Center
175 East Town Street
  The Lofts
55 East Nationwide Blvd.
Crowne Plaza Downtown
33 East Nationwide Blvd.
  Residence Inn Marriott
36 East Gay St.


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