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Local Restaurants in Columbus

No matter the time of day, you can find restaurants, rooftop bars and coffee shops steeped in innovation and excellence within walking distance from the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Whether you’re exploring before your conference sessions begin or planning a dinner after a busy day of networking, there are countless options nearby. Read on to discover just a few, some of which have even been featured in publications like Food & Wine and Fodor’s Travel, or click to jump to the section you're most interested in: Nearby Food HallsLight FareBreakfastCoffeeUpscale, Rooftop Cocktails and Bars

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TownHall

This 100% non-GMO and mostly organic eatery strives to offer balanced options in a wellness-focused space, and you can choose between having a sit-down meal or placing a to-go order.

Smoothie bowl from Native Cold Pressed

Native Cold Pressed

This GMO-free, HPP-free and dairy-free shop specializes in cold pressed, organic juices to zest up your day, and also offers salads, bakery items and more.

Sauce being poured on sandwich from Icarus Sandwich Shop

Icarus Sandwich Shop

From the creators of the Food & Wine-lauded local coffee shop Fox in the Snow comes Icarus Sandwich Shop, a cozy shop selling “beautiful sandwiches” that’s tucked away in the Short North Arts District.

Coffee

If you have some spare time to head further into Columbus, check out the full Columbus Coffee Trail! Otherwise, enjoy the Trail options below that are within walking distance from the Greater Columbus Convention Center and nearby hotels

Guild House

The Guild House

This intimate eatery in the Short North Arts District aims to offer innovative, seasonal cuisine whether you’re coming in for brunch or happy hour.

Dining tables inside of Hyde Park Steakhouse

Hyde Park Steakhouse

With private and semi-private dining areas available, fireplaces and views over High Street, head to Hyde Park for happy hour or settle in for an excellent meal experience with your party.

Exterior of Jeff Ruby Steakhouse

Jeff Ruby Steakhouse

Famous for “The Jeff Ruby Experience,” you’re sure to have an unforgettable time and delicious meals at this steakhouse.


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