Columbus Ohio City Guide // girl about columbus

Welcome to Columbus, Ohio! I have a ton of readers asking for suggestions on the best things to do in the city and this list covers most of my favorites! Feel free to email me at girlaboutcolumbus@gmail.com if you have further questions as I’d love to help!

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TO BRUNCH:

  • Katalina’s – try the pancake balls!
  • Milestone 229 – fabulous views.
  • Alchemy Juice Bar + Cafe or TRISM – tons of healthy options, smoothies/juice/bowls.
  • Skillet –  cozy German Village spot that serves season, farm to table fare.
  • Wolf’s Ridge Brewing – great atmosphere, beermosas, and doughnuts.

You can find a full listing of GAC’s recommendations on Where to Brunch in Columbus here.

healthy eating ohio stateTO LUNCH:

  • Brassica – Mediterranean-influenced, casual, perfect lunch spot.
  • North Market – Tons of food options, including Little Eater, Jeni’s, and Pistacia Vera.
  • La Chatelaine – Cozy and delicious French bakery & bistro.
  • Northstar Café – Tons of healthy options – try the Buddha Bowl.
  • Lindey’s – Charming Columbus classic. Sit on their patio if it’s warm!

TO DINE:

  • Marcella’s – Great happy hour. Italian.
  • Harvest Pizzeria – Casual pizza spot in German Village with an awesome patio.
  • Nada – Fun + contemporary Mexican. Great for large groups.
  • Martini Modern Italian – Best filet in town. Upscale but inviting atmosphere.

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TO INDULGE:

Pistacia Vera croissants

TO CAFFEINATE:

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TO JUICE:

  • Alchemy Juice Bar + Cafe
  • Native Cold Pressed
  • TRISM
  • Zest Juice Co.

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TO DRINK:

  • Curio
  • The Keep
  • Seventh Son Brewing
  • Pins Mechanical Co.
  • The Pint House
  • Standard Hall

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FOR THE KIDS:

  • Columbus Zoo
  • COSI
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre

Check out all of my recommendations for the kiddos HERE.

COSI // girl about columbus

TO SHOP:

You can find a full listing of GAC’s favorite local shops here.

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TO SEE:

TO STAY:

  • Hilton Downtown
  • German Village Guest House
  • Hotel LeVeque (Now Open!)
  • The Westin
  • Reniassance Downtown
  • The Joseph

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TO PAMPER:

The Blowout Bar // Soft Waves

TO SWEAT:

  • Thank Yoga
  • The Fitness Loft
  • LA Fitness
  • System of Strength

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2 Comments

  • I love your website !!
    I am the Concierge at the Renaissance downtown.
    Your info is so helpful for visitors and guests.
    I lived in German Village for years and agree with all of your picks !!!
    Thanks for all the information,
    Linda Benson

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    • Linda,

      Thank you so much for your kind words! I hope this website can continue to be a resource for visitors in Columbus! 🙂

      Amanda

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