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Arena District

Columbus, OH
+1 614-220-9151
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pleasantly surprised

We came from NYC so we didn't know what to expect. We were more than pleasantly surprised with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pearl River, New York
Fun Place to Walk Around

Visited this area for business training. It was a great area to hang out after hours. Access to a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carol c
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“hockey game” (17 reviews)
“great area” (17 reviews)
“blue jackets” (12 reviews)
Columbus, OH
+1 614-220-9151
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came from NYC so we didn't know what to expect. We were more than pleasantly surprised with the Arena District. Numerous restaurants, bars etc. Very friendly people, reasonable prices, safe, and a great time had by all

Thank johnny1944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this area for business training. It was a great area to hang out after hours. Access to a lot of the businesses were interconnected to my hotel which was pretty good considering the weather was chilly outside. There is am indoor mall and many...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a lot of bars and restaurants in the arena district. It was very easy for us to find a place to eat and watch the other games after attending the hockey game without going far!

Thank KatKealy
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Arena district is a nice spot for watching ice hockey, eating and drinking and for some, living. This area was once a rough part of town featuring mahy parking lots and other signs of a place past its prime. Sine the opening of Nationwide...More

Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The arena district which borders the Short North is a great place to walk around and visit the many restaurant, Arena, drinking establishment etc. There is ample parking and reasonably price covered garages. Definitely a must do if you are an out of towner

Thank Andoralee1
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were in town for Comicon at the Convention Center. We stayed nearby at the Crowne Plaza and had the opportunity to walk the Arena District in the afternoon and eat there in the evening. Quite impressive. A lot of dining, drinking and entertainment options...More

Thank DMJA21
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Well planned out and a fun place to visit. Restaurants and bars galore, some inside and others outside. Something for every ones tastes. Located in the arena district is the home of the Columbus Clippers AAA Baseball farm team of the Cleveland Indians who play...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 23 June 2017

When they designed this area they really did a good job. Everything is well laid out and you can get in and out of the area easily even during a game day. Good variety of food options, readily available parking, and building give just enough...More

1  Thank Eric M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

There are a handful of restaurants in the area and some decent bars. The arena itself is pretty nice for events. You will have to pay for parking and expect some inflated prices everywhere but it is since area.

Thank Cora D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

There are a lot of great restaurants and bars in the arena district. It's a great place to catch a show or sporting event and spend the evening.

Thank 479lyndam
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