Looking for some place close by before an EXPRESS LIVE! 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.
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 before a concert, 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
At BD’s Mongolian Grill, you select the ingredients for a “create your own stir-fry.” Head to the grill to see it prepared by the chefs before your eyes. Make a reservation now!
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 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 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 serves an American menu with bold flavors complemented by a variety of premium handcrafted German lagers brewed on-site.
The Half Pint (NOW OPEN!) features a large outdoor patio and an expansive draft and bottled beer selection. Signature appetizers, burgers, sandwiches and soups, and salads as well as a Sunday brunch offering.
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.
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!
Snag guacamole and salsa to share, and dig into tacos and mac n’ cheese at Nada. Margaritas on draft and local craft brews fuel the party from the patio to the bar and private room. Get energized with Modern Mexican for lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.
Nelson’s offers a variety of items including soft drinks, beer, wine, snacks, greeting cards, over-the-counter medication and gifts.
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 is an authentic Brazilian steakhouse offering over a dozen rotisserie grilled meats, perfectly seasoned and carved tableside by Brazilian Gauchos.
Delicious breakfast and lunch served daily, 6:30am-2:30pm. Outdoor dining, local catering, and community room for larger party reservations are available.
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.
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.
Now open on Front Street! Fast-casual lunch spot specializing in salad bowls, panini sandwiches, made from scratch soups, and fresh pressed juices. Veranico is proud to partner with many local food vendors. A back bar area offers Ohio craft beer, rotating draft list, and wine selections. Dine in or take your food to go!
Zoup! features hundreds of award-winning soup recipes with 12 rotating daily varieties, including low-fat, low-cal, vegetarian, dairy-free, and gluten-free options, all served with a hunk of freshly baked bread. The menu also features made-to-order salads and sandwiches.