Dining options range from student-centric to upscale; find a variety of options around High Street and 11th Avenue. For big meals, seek out Ethyl & Tank behind the Newport Music Hall, serving as a coffee shop, a bar, a lunch and dinner spot, and a weekend brunch haven. Up the road, Chop Shop offers a big menu of burgers. On Neil Avenue Hang Over Easy employs a wry sense of humor to a menu French toast, chicken and waffles, burgers and more. At Hudson and High, classic diner Jack & Benny’s serves omelets and pancakes to hungry crowds. Of course, a sweet treat is in order from time to time. Buckeye Donuts has been a favorite stop since it opened in 1969. The old school donut shop serves breakfast sandwiches and gyros, too.
Start your day with a cup of coffee at Cup O' Joe or Crimson Cup, both on the Columbus Coffee Trail. Dining choices veer toward farm-to-table, with Harvest Pizzeria, The Crest Gastropub and Angry Bear Kitchen as standouts. Get in line for world-class barbecue at the Ray Ray’s Hog Pit truck, at live music hotspot Ace of Cups. Learn some new skills amid a gorgeous setting at The Seasoned Farmhouse. Grab a delicious Viennese pastry from Mozart’s or a local beer and a hand-pie or two at Lineage Brewing.