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Olde Towne East is host to interesting clusters of dining and nightlife along Parsons Avenue and Oak Street. On Parsons, grab a coffee at Upper Cup and enjoy breakfast/brunch at HangOverEasy or The Old Oak. On Oak Street, check out the extensive menu at the Olde Towne Tavern, try the thing crust pizza at Yellow Brick or go healthy with a plant-based dish from Lifestyle Café. Don’t miss out on the extensive beer menu at Gemut Biergarten.  

The restaurants of the King-Lincoln District offer a real treat, including Creole Kitchen on Mt. Vernon Avenue and What the Waffle on E. Long St.

Along East Main Street, you’ll find a collection of dining establishments like traditional Turkish favorite Cafe Istanbul, the gluten-free Cherbourg Bakery and the renowned cash-only Rubino’s Pizza. Plus, you’ll have the option to try popular local chains such as Brassica (Mediterranean), Harvest Pizzeria and Piada Italian Street Food. For a special night out, The Top Steak House is a Columbus mainstay offering traditional favorites in a clubby setting with live piano music.