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Arena District

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Address: Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614-220-9151
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Entire weekend of fun

Lots of restaurants (50+) from higher end, candle lit dinners to burger joints and sports bars. On a weekend evening, this is the place to be. Parking can be a bit tricky, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Derek W
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Grafton
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Grafton
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of restaurants (50+) from higher end, candle lit dinners to burger joints and sports bars. On a weekend evening, this is the place to be. Parking can be a bit tricky, but $5-6 for an uber ride can resolve that quickly. Oh, & there are not many chain restaurants around there. If you're like me and always wanting to... More 

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Thank Derek W
Toledo, Ohio
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513 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered around the Arena District while we were at a convention. The restaurants were very good. The people we met were enjoying themselves, There were a number of parks and a lot of beautiful foliage as well as brick streets mainly reserved for walking which made this an enjoyable place to stroll around. We suspect that during games or... More 

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Thank Rasharra_Solarix
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy outdoor venue. It was a general admissions show that I believe they may have oversold as it was pretty crowded.

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Thank Julie K
Andover, Minnesota
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to kill some time before a hockey game. Very nice walking area with a number of restaurants and shops. Very nicely done area.

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Thank CPORT65
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657 reviews
334 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 785 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a shopping mall, calm down. A mall like Boston Commons or Washington Mall or Mall of America... okay not MoA. But you get the picture. It's a nice little historic district that sets a solid and decent time for the downtown area. I enjoyed it very much. The arena, the ballfield, the arch, the little park, they're all part... More 

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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived in the arena district for 7 months but waited a bit too long to explore this section of town. There are a lot of businesses including several good restaurants to try. If you are there for whatever reason, take a couple of hours to just stroll around and get lost a bit.

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Thank Tiffany S
Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area offers many restaurants and nightlife options that are popular with all ages, but especially the 20-30 age group.

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Thank uacruiser
Columbus, Ohio
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199 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

The Arena District is fun and lively. The Arena itself has a plethora of concerts and sporting events. There is also a baseball stadium, and there are plenty of restaurants. There are 3 condo buildings with a 4th under construction. The area is very walkable

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Thank LoveLiveTravelEat
Kensington, Maryland
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

The Arena District is a great place to walk about. There are plenty of restaurants to chose from. Look for the "ruins" of Columbus Union Station.

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Thank Pop1053
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

We parked close to the arena at a meter and found it to be a safe, enjoyable place for a Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed lunch at Bostons. The brick sidewalks were beautiful and nostalgic.

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