Where to Eat around The Westin Columbus
Collected by Westin AFAR
In the middle of Ohio's sleepy, rural country side, along the banks of the Scioto and Olentangy Rivers, lies the contrasting vibrance of downtown Columbus. A destination perfect for American history buffs, sports enthusiasts, and foodies, just waiting to be discovered.
7860 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43235, USA
The Hills Market, a locally owned specialty grocer, embraces "local" foods in a big way. Throughout the week they host pop-up eateries in their veranda seating area. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays, you'll find Darista Cafe serving delicious...
4215 Sullivant Ave, Columbus, OH 43228, USA
On Sullivant Ave, you'll find a diverse selection of Latin foods, including tortas, pupusas, arepas, and ceviche. Unexpectedly, the fare has been fresh, vibrant, rich, and flavorful almost everywhere I've tried! I've been researching the growing...
410 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
Every town has the breakfast joint that the locals don’t want the outsiders to know about—I feel guilty sharing a neighborhood secret, but welcome to the Skillet. Its ingredients are what sets it apart, selecting only the best from what the area...
240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
On the cobblestone streets at the German Village, Schmidt's is home to the locally legendary half-pound cream puffs. The generous scoop of cream is the stuff the legend is made of. Truly a Columbus favorite, Schmidt's has been run by the same...
229 S Civic Center Dr, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Known as the “Jewel of the Mile,” at the end of the Scioto Mile you'll find this scenic restaurant that serves the freshest food. Most dishes are prepared using local ingredients including farm-fresh produce and Ohio raised chicken. They offer...
541 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Pistacia Vera in historic German Village is the best from-scratch patisserie to pickup a gift. Always on the menu, their handcrafted macarons that are light as air and deliciously sweet. The pastries are made with light nut meringue and filled...
819 Mohawk St, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
Once a speakeasy and brothel, The Old Mohawk is now a Columbus staple that has enlivened German Village since 1933. Here, you’ll find quesadillas, bratwurst, meatloaf, and turtle soup on the eclectic menu. On your first visit, though, order the...
475 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
While Sy's corned beef recipe is still a secret, Katzinger's Deli is known for its fresh baked bread, outstanding pickles, Amish chickens, and generous portions. A meal here won’t leave you wanting more but you'll come back to try another...
183 Thurman Ave, Columbus, OH 43206, USA
Made famous to outsiders by the show “Man vs. Food," this local burger spot is well worth the wait and definitely a must-try. Inside it's covered, floor to celling, in anything and everything 'decorative'—some may say overwhelming, while others...
400 W Rich St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
Dinin’ Hall is an innovative new eating concept that began as a design idea trying to solve practical issues of eating at food trucks and carts. It features a rotating roster of food trucks and carts and provides a cool dining area of industrial...
248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
I’m no hot dog gourmand, but let me tell you that Dirty Frank’s Hot Dog Palace serves up some serious dogs. Sure you can get a classic Chicago or Coney dog, but there are also original concoctions on the menu like the Bollywood Dog smothered with...
714 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
When people come to visit, I love taking them to Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. While the ice cream is surely amazing, what I like most is telling the story behind Jeni's. To me it embodies the Columbus food scene's commitment to sourcing local and...
111 Easton Town Ctr, Columbus, OH 43219, USA
Using natural, select ingredients, here you'll find over 20 unique varieties of handmade, oven-fresh brownies. When you eat a brownie, are you a fan of the gooey middle, or the more well-done outer edges? At Sugardaddy’s, you have your pick. A...
2801 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209, USA
The hamburger and BLT on the menu might make you think that this is not the most authentic or traditional of Chinese restaurants, but Wing's has been around for decades, introducing Chinese food to American palates for generations. That bread &...
95 N Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215, USA
With only delivery available, Rogue Bakery can focus its energy on cookie baking instead of minding a store. The result is creative flavors like buttermilk ranch (yes, like the salad dressing), the WTF made with potato chips and pretzels, and even...
1105 Pennsylvania Ave, Columbus, OH 43201, USA
When you approach Katalina's on a weekend morning, you might wonder what merits standing in line outside, especially when it's cold. Once you get inside and see the famous pancake balls filled with Nutella or local preserves on the menu, you'll...
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