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Address: 6000 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43207
Phone Number: +1 614-295-4700
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Ohio's first Racino, Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs offers over 2,100 of the...

Ohio's first Racino, Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs offers over 2,100 of the world's hottest games in a 120,000 square foot facility that NEVER CLOSES! Enjoy live harness horse racing every May - September and simulcast wagering year-round. We've been bringing harness racing to the community for over 50 years! Looking for evening entertainment? Visit the Veil Bar, in the center of the gaming action, or Brew Brothers, featuring meals, music and microbrews every Friday and Saturday night for live local and regional bands. Visit our website to see what national entertainment we have every Spring/Summer live on our racetrack.If you are hungry you can visit one of the many dining venues at Eldorado Scioto Downs. Enjoy the Dash Cafe for a quick lunch, or take in the 7 station Grove Buffet for dinner. Want a dining venue where you can see all the live harness racing? Make a reservation in the Clubhouse which puts you in front of the racing action with an upper scale experience.

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The new owners have decided to BLOCK cell phone service inside the casino ! Spent 45 minutes looking for my friend , because I couldn't CALL her . Employees had a variety of... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
Mary Kaye S
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Gahanna, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

what a nice place. clean and the staff is very helpful. All the restaurants are good. Ladies night on thursdays is fun and full of prizes

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Ohio
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of fun games great buffet and always a good time. I only take what I'm willing to lose. We have fun but we try to be smart about it. Friendly staff,great parking.

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Thank Foreveryoungtogether
EldoradoSciotoDowns, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

Foreveryoungtogether - Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate your positive review and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best regards, Kacie K. Digital Marketing Manager More 

Silverdale, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're a veteran or military dependent, don't waste your time. I went with my mother last night and tried to get a loyalty card and was told that they would not accept my "commissary card." (What is a commissary card, I have no idea.) I tried to explain to her that this is a MIILTARY ID, not a commissary... More 

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EldoradoSciotoDowns, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

fb1619886774 - I want to apologize for your experience at Eldorado Scioto Downs, as this is not the level of service that we wish to provide. I have already started communicating with our Management Team so they can begin taking necessary actions to address your concerns. I will be sending you a direct message with additional information. Thank you for... More 

Portsmouth, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Central location just outside Columbus Ohio. great variety of games to choose from. Nice buffet and brew brothers has a great selection of craft beers to enjoy. Weekends live entertainment is great. so if in the area stop in an visit and play.

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EldoradoSciotoDowns, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

Lawrenceoster4 - Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive review and look forward to seeing you again in the near future! Best Regards, Kacie K. Digital Marketing Manager More 

Chillicothe, Ohio
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Went with family and friends and had a great times, plenty of things to do and good eats as well. You will have a good time, but leave the kids at home.

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Thank KellyCNP
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Thank you for the review, KellyCNP! We hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Kacie K. Digital Marketing Manager More 

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10 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The new owners have decided to BLOCK cell phone service inside the casino ! Spent 45 minutes looking for my friend , because I couldn't CALL her . Employees had a variety of opinions on why , including , " No they haven't ", " Too many employees are texting " , " My phone works" , "Idk" and "... More 

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Thank Mary Kaye S
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Mary - Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I am sorry to hear that you had cellular service interruptions during your visit. I understand your frustrations, but we do not block cellular service at Eldorado Scioto Downs. If you would like to further discuss your concerns with our management staff, please email us at info@sciotodowns.com... More 

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went early for a promotion and while waiting in line, there was a loud yelling fight from people behind me due to people cutting in line that went on for approx 30 mins. No security anywhere. Then 15 minutes before give away started at least 30 people cut in line in front of me and again no security to stop... More 

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Thank RKSPKS
Kendell K, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

RKSPKS - Thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us. I am sorry that you did not feel safe during your recent visit at our property. We take this feedback very seriously, as our guests' safety is of the utmost importance to us. Your review has been brought to the attention of both our General Manager, as... More 

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149 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

On September 15, 2016 we stopped to gamble at Eldorafo Gaming Scioto Downs in Columbus, Ohio. Scioto Downs is the best casino in the Columbus area. There are lots of different & newest slot machines that actually pay. The slot machines are loose giving you a chance to win. The best slot machines are: Carnival Rio and Wild Buffalo. Those... More 

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Thank Harold R
Kendell K, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

Harold - Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I'm glad to hear that you found a couple of games that you seem to enjoy! I hope that we will see you again in the near future for another visit! Best Regards, Kendell K. Digital Marketing Manager More 

Key Largo, Florida
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170 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

As a young adult, I used to love coming to the race track during the summer and sitting in the Club. It was a fun evening with good food and you didn't even have to bet to enjoy the time. Now, the entire inside has been transformed into a somewhat dark casino. I lived on the island along side Atlantic... More 

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Kendell K, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

wnbamiamisol - Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review here on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your feedback, and I will make sure that your comments reach the respective department managers. I hope that you will give us another try again soon. Best Regards, Kendell K. Digital Marketing Manager More 

Hilliard, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We have gone to Scioto Downs off and on , since the beginning. I don't feel their slot card is worth much and you get almost nothing in return for your play, compared to Belterra, which is wonderful. went , on impulse with a friend a couple weeks ago and was shocked to see that it had changed owners or... More 

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Thank Sheri S
Kendell K, Manager at Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs, responded to this review

Sheri - Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us here on TripAdvisor. I am disheartened to hear that you feel this way regarding Eldorado Scioto Downs. Regarding your recent dining experience, our Food & Beverage Management staff would like to speak with you directly regarding the transaction details that you have described in your review.... More 

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