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Restaurants in the Short North

You’re never far from a great sip or bite in the Short North Arts District. At the neighborhood’s southern end, The Pearl offers oysters and outstanding chicken and waffles, Marcella’s has Italian bites and The Guild House offers an upscale menu. Further north, Bakersfield serves up delightful tacos and margaritas and Forno combines craft cocktails with delicious wood-fired pizza. Northstar Cafe serves up healthy salads, fluffy ricotta pancakes and the best veggie burger anywhere in a casual environment. Condado Tacos offers a more international take on dining with top-notch tacos.

Nightlife options abound, with craft cocktails at Denmark on High, dancing at Axis, showtunes Sundays at Union or watching local sports games at Pint House, Standard Hall or Bernard's Tavern.