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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
University
“Campus is beautiful for a long walk, and there are always tons of sports, artistic, and cultural events that are open to the public! ”
  • 45 locals recommend
College Football Field
“Are you visiting Columbus to attend a football game? Whether you are routing for the Buckeyes or the opposing team, the Ohio Stadium is an experience to behold. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Wexner Center for the Arts is The Ohio State University's multidisciplinary, international laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art. Check out the current exhibits or one of the hundreds of special events hosted here throughout the year!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Local pizza place + bar with a great happy hour special! (16” pizza + pitcher of beer for $19.99)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Schott hosts a variety of Ohio State sports including ice hockey and basketball. They also have some great concerts their like Taylor Swift and Beyonce'.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Home to The Ohio State Buckeyes NCAA men and women basketball teams. Also home to many huge concerts, and other OSU sports like hockey.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Nature
“A quiet oasis tucked in the city, is is a great place to run or bike. If your are so inclined, grab a bike and use the trail to head all the way downtown or go for a brisk run surrounded by trees alongside the Olentangy River.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Airy, fast-casual eatery serving farm-to-table fare, including rice bowls, tacos, wraps & salads. They purchase locally and make their own wonderful drink.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“This awesome place has a variety of gaming systems -- both new and old school -- that you can play if you buy just one drinks. Mixed drinks are themed around popular games.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Hangout for craft beers, house-infused liquors & live music, serving wings & BBQ on weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A long standing local diner that offers big portions of home cooked classics. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Iconic High Street staple. Open 24/7 with a line out the door. A quintessential American diner. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best BBQ in town.. Everything is great, but the brisket is the real winner. Open 12-8 Thursdays - Sundays.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Landmark (since 1940) serving comfort food till late in a funky space with a jukebox & full bar.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum houses the world’s largest collection of materials related to cartoons and comics, including original art, books, magazines, journals, comic books, archival materials, and newspaper comic strip pages and clippings. This museum is FREE. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Lennox Town Center has a movie theater, shops and food. Very close by and easy to get to. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Local pizza place + bar with a great happy hour special! (16” pizza + pitcher of beer for $19.99)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Airy, fast-casual eatery serving farm-to-table fare, including rice bowls, tacos, wraps & salads. They purchase locally and make their own wonderful drink.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A long standing local diner that offers big portions of home cooked classics. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Iconic High Street staple. Open 24/7 with a line out the door. A quintessential American diner. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best BBQ in town.. Everything is great, but the brisket is the real winner. Open 12-8 Thursdays - Sundays.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Landmark (since 1940) serving comfort food till late in a funky space with a jukebox & full bar.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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