Food & Drink

THE BEST DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS RESTAURANTS & BARS ARE HERE

The Arena District has more than a dozen first–class restaurants to meet anything you’re in the mood for. Grab dinner and a movie, a beer after the game or take the family out for a special treat. No matter the time of day, no matter the occasion, the restaurants in the Arena District can satisfy any appetite.

Food & Drink Locations

A&R Music Bar

A&R Music Bar

Looking for some place close by before a LC show or a Clippers game? A&R Music Bar is your place to go, with a spacious outdoor patio that opens to crowds 2 hours before all Arena District events.

Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar

Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar

Two grand pianos. Tons of comedy. Plenty of audience participation. This piano bar is for people who love to go out, enjoy live music, and have fun!

Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza

Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza

Boston’s offers a sit-down family dining atmosphere and a separate sports bar with local team memorabilia resulting in a fun place for families and sports fans alike.

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo

Buca di Beppo is the perfect place for great Italian food and fun! Buca offers authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Buca’s family-style dishes are perfect for celebrations and groups of all sizes.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant serves an American menu with bold flavors complemented by a variety of premium handcrafted German lagers brewed on-site.

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Think “the best sandwich you’ve ever had, with freshly sliced meats and cheese and daily-baked bread.” Then, as quickly as you thought about it…there it is. Subs so fast you’ll freak! Jimmy John’s delivers to the surrounding area and offers catering.

Max & Erma’s on the Boulevard

Max & Erma’s on the Boulevard

Known for its gourmet hamburgers, this restaurant serves a variety of moderately-priced menu items to a range of crowds: families, sports enthusiasts and friends!

Nada

Nada

Mood lifting, drool worthy, Mexican-inspired food & drink with heartfelt hospitality. The fiesta begins late 2014.

R Bar Arena

R Bar Arena

R Bar has taken shape as the local neighborhood bar with a great hockey vibe that can accommodate a Blue Jackets crowd or regular neighborhood patrons.

Rodizio Grill

Rodizio Grill

Rodizio Grill is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse offering over a dozen rotisserie grilled meats, perfectly seasoned and carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos.

Steak Escape

Steak Escape

This is the next generation Sandwich Grill offering classic cheesesteaks, grilled sandwiches, baked potatoes, and salads in a whole new way. We make it, you make it sizzle!

Steak Escape in the Arena District now offers catering services – a great option for your next meeting or event. And every Monday is “Double Punch” day for frequent guests!

Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill

The new theatre features an extensive gourmet menu, a two-story bar and lounge, 100% reserved seating, crystal clear Dolby audio, and the best Christie projection systems! They also host events and alternate programming alongside scheduled first-run movies.

Click the link below for movie showtimes.

Sunny Street Cafe

Sunny Street Cafe

Sunny Street Cafe serves the best breakfast and lunch in downtown Columbus every day, 6:30am – 2:30pm. They can accommodate large parties, have a semi-private dining room that can be reserved for meetings, and a large outdoor patio. Catering for downtown Columbus and surrounding areas is also available.

Ted’s Montana Grill

Ted’s Montana Grill

Authentic American Dining is what you will find at Ted’s Montana Grill. Our guests can expect to enjoy their lunch and dinner in a upscale, casual restaurant with an atmosphere reminiscent of the Old West. Ted’s offers an array of fresh, made-from scratch menu items and a bar with premium spirits.

The Three-Legged Mare

The Three-Legged Mare

If you love Irish pubs with tasty fare and flowing beer, stop by The Three-Legged Mare. With darts and trivia—plus 15+ televisions and two projection screens—this is your place to watch the best of rugby, soccer, and football.