Columbus Ohio City Guide // girl about columbus

Welcome to Columbus, Ohio!

I always have tons 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 – I’d love to help!

columbus ohio map(map c/o On Lane Avenue )

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:

 

    • 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.

 

  • Figlio – Delicious Italian.nada columbus

TO INDULGE:

 

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TO CAFFEINATE:

 

    • Kittie’s Cakes

 

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TO JUICE:

    • Alchemy Juice Bar + Cafe

 

    • Native Cold Pressed

 

 

  • Zest Juice Co.

native cold pressed

TO DRINK:

    • Curio

 

    • The Keep

 

    • Seventh Son Brewing

 

    • Pins Mechanical Co.

 

    • The Pint House

 

  • Standard Hall

Curio | German Village | girl about columbus

FOR THE KIDS:

    • Columbus Zoo

 

 

Check out all of my recommendations for the kiddos HERE.

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TO SHOP:

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TO FIND SOMETHING UNIQUE:

    • STUMP Plants

 

    • Vintage Toast

 

    • Cub Shrub (for the littles!)

 

    • Rowe Boutique

 

    • Homage

 

    • Vernacular

 

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TO SEE:

 

    • Columbus Zoo

 

 

    • Park of Roses

 

 

TO STAY:

    • Hilton Downtown

 

    • German Village Guest House

 

    • Hotel LeVeque

 

    • The Westin

 

    • Reniassance Downtown

 

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TO PAMPER:

 

 

    • Charles Penzone

 

    • Virtue Vegan Salon

 

  • The W Nail Bar
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TO SWEAT:

    • Thank Yoga

 

    • The Fitness Loft

 

    • LA Fitness

 

  • System of Strength

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columbus-ohio{image via Columbus video production company Wolfstreet Creative}

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

    Reply
    • Linda,

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

      Amanda

      Reply

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