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Beautiful area with german architacture. Many small shops and many good resaurants, Wear good... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2012
Columbus, Ohio
Quaint drive on a fall day!

We're from Dayton but love to drive through the German Village in Columbus whenever we're in town... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2012
Lisa R
Springboro, Ohio
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A highway bridge over Interstate 70 is all that separates the German Village Historic District from downtown Columbus, but as one looks east from the interstate, the difference between old and new is glaring. A 20+ story structure sits just north of...more
588 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5754
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Reviewed 26 September 2012

Beautiful area with german architacture. Many small shops and many good resaurants, Wear good walking shoes.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank msidd
Reviewed 24 September 2012

We're from Dayton but love to drive through the German Village in Columbus whenever we're in town! The brick streets and houses are incredibly quaint and so much fun to look at, so much so that my daughter chose this location for her engagement photos....More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Great resturants, bars and coffee shops as well as small charming shops and galleries. Also check out the Golden Hobby Shop. Items for sale are hand made by local seniors. many items are finely crafted also paintings and other art work, jewelry, soaps, candles, flower...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank roscoe1Ohio
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I've been living in German Village for about 4 months now. I love the area. The restaurants and a lot of activities that are close by. The general architecture and atmosphere is gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank rodrigug
Reviewed 13 September 2012

Nice atmosphere and we enjoyed strolling through the shops and streets. Some neat old homes nd wonderful gardens. Plenty of restaurants to choose from.

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank ski_hike
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Interesting area of the city that is an authentic recreation of a German village. Easy walking tour of shops and restaurants that is close to downtown. Recommended.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank TOVoyageur
Reviewed 4 September 2012

If you've never been to German Village, you should take the time to visit. The architecture is amazing! If there were Model T's in front of some of these homes, you'd think you were transported back in time. Cobbled streets, tall row houses, a "central...More

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed 1 September 2012

went to the Schmidt's restaurant for dinner.. GREAT.. Highly recommend. Service was fast. Food was authentic and delicious.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Brenda Z
Reviewed 28 August 2012

Again everything was so well kept. No litter or trash anywhere. The houses and buildings were all so wonderful. Visited the many shops and stopped for coffee. Just a quiet afternoon.

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank shark902
Reviewed 24 August 2012

This is a nice area of Columbus with a lot of character. There are some very good restaurants there.

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Barb D
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I would not park in a business parking lot unless you are patronizing the business. Towing regulations are posted and do occur. There is no large public or private parking lot; this is essentially a neighborhood; many... More
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Response from kelsmuir25 | Reviewed this property |
Schmidts is iconic and you can't go wrong. It can be busy on the weekends and very loud. However, if you want upscale, hit up lindeys or barcelonas. If you want middle of the road prices with top notch food, pop over to... More