North Market is home to dozens of unique, independent merchants, farmers, and makers. Steph and I had many dates here, and still visit it almost every weekend....it's a real Columbus treasure!
Fox in the Snow
Fox in the Snow Cafe is a bakery, coffee shop serving up rustic-style baked goods and hand-poured drinks. The pastries and food are OUT OF THIS WORLD (cinnamon roll, egg sandwich) and the vibe is very hip.
Jeni's Ice Creams
Columbus, OH is where Jeni began making the ice creams that The New York Times called “worth the drive to Ohio” and Time magazine called “the best in America.” Lots of unusual, but delicious flavors, and the staff lets you try as many as you want!
Other great eats:
Philco (late night diner with upscale twist)
Brassica (the chipotle of Mediterranean food)
Forno (sit-down italian)
Tasi (great breakfast)
Katalina’s (unique breakfast)
Northstar Cafe (healthy breakfasts)
Condados (cheap, delicious tacos)
Sycamore (classy bar)
Tiger + Lily (yummy asian fusion bowls)
Barcelona (classy Spanish food)
Lindey’s (20's themed classy sit-down)
Brother's Drake Meadery
Brothers Drake Meadery is an urban producer of wines made from honey. Sourced from local wildflower honey and only sold in the Greater Columbus area. Always has live music, and great drinks! Try some Ohio Meade!
An incredible refurb of an old car mechanics shop featuring super high ceilings, great beers, street level patio as well as an epic roof terrace and bar! Great beer and pizza. Try the 'Elvis Juice' beer (Eddie's Favorite).
Duckpin bowling, pinball, table tennis, and tons of other games make this a fun trip! Good drinks and a food truck too! Watch out for the big crowds though!
Land Grant Brewing
Antiques on High
Oddfellow’s (Mikey’s Late Night Slice)
Arch City (first date)
The laid-back German Village is known for charming brick houses built by 19th-century immigrants. Shops selling books, traditional fudge, and handmade jewelry mingle with art galleries, German pubs, American bistros, and artisan coffee shops. Great for a nice stroll!
Goodale Park is surrounded by Victorian Village, a cluster of homes with charming architectural features. It is the oldest park in Columbus and among the oldest in the United States. We live just around the corner, and love walking through the park and watching the dogs!
Franklin Park Conservatory
A horticultural and educational institution showcasing exotic plant collections. One of our first dates was here, and it's a real Columbus gem!
The Book Loft
Columbus Museum of Art (free on Sundays)
Columbus Library / Topiary Park
Easton Town Center (great shopping)
Park of Roses