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Short North Arts District

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Address: 120 W Goodale St, Columbus, OH 43215-2357
Phone Number: 614-228-8050
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Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban...

Columbus's version of New York's artsy Soho district, this historic urban neighborhood is filled with boutiques, art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants and theaters.

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Great shopping and good food.

Enjoyed strolling through the different shops and finding unique places to eat. Spent the evening just window shopping and visiting the different eateries.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Gaffney, South Carolina
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Gaffney, South Carolina
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed strolling through the different shops and finding unique places to eat. Spent the evening just window shopping and visiting the different eateries.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Short North offers a little of something for everyone. Some of the areas newest, trendiest restaurants, couple with eclectic shopping and plenty of arts and visual treats to go around. Best experience on a comfortable Spring, Summer or Fall evening.

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Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This seems to be the most vibrant and busy area of the city. Tons of shops and restaurants and night life. The worst part is trying to decide which awesome place to eat. If you are visiting the city due to an event at the Columbus Convention Center then you are in luck as this is right beside it.

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Thank sambrown50
Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Short North twice during a recent Columbus visit. Many nice shops, galleries, and restaurants. Especially enjoyed the "Studios on High" gallery, a Greek restaurant, and a fabulous home furnishings resale shop. A must do in Columbus.

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Thank BridgetColorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it! We went to the North Market.. Shopped in Cute boutiques.. But the Most fun was at the Candle Lab!! We made our own candles!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the past few years we have seen this area getting better and better. New galleries are opening all the time as well as lovely cafes and eateries.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Short North is a busy fun area just north of downtown. Many good and varied restaurants lots of fun shops, art galleries and people watching. Some bars, including a peddle bar! definitely a fun area for young adults

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Thank Realjforrest
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Short North is full of great restaurants, shops, and galleries. Restaurants too numerous to list, but Lemongrass and The Guild House are standouts. People watching from restaurants great fun. Crowds overwhelming on Gallery Hop night, once a month. Goodale Park a nice respite from the bustle of the Short North. I live in German Village and love visiting the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy different or unusual shops or you like visiting art galleries, this is the place for you. It also has many great places to eat.

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Decatur, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a somewhat hipster adult I thought this venue would prove engaging and relaxing for my son and I. However the crowds of slow waking people caused frequent traffic jams. My son and I were overwhelmed by the large amount of well dressed jabbering people. No fun for kids! Don't bring kids to the gallery hop. They will hate it... More 

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