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Arena District

Columbus, OH
+1 614-220-9151
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There are a handful of restaurants in the area and some decent bars. The arena itself is pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cora D
Grove City, Ohio
via mobile
Lots of great bars and restaurants in a fun atmosphere!

There are a lot of great restaurants and bars in the arena district. It's a great place to catch a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hockey game” (16 reviews)
“blue jackets” (18 reviews)
“great area” (15 reviews)
Columbus, OH
+1 614-220-9151
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I always find something new when I visit the Arena district! My go-to restaurant was filled to capacity, but I found another great restaurant! There are lots of open-air tables, and it's only a walking area. Some great shops too!

Thank Sue Ellen W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Crazy energy and excitement before a hockey game. Equal to tailgating at Ohio State Football but you get to do this on a regular basis. The bars are past shoulder to shoulder. You will save a lot of money as it is almost impossible to...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The Arena District offers concerts, hockey games, basketball games, bars, eateries, and more! Very clean, open spaces, good vibe.

Thank TGoBucks
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We took Uber into town for the 5:00 PM hockey game. Perhaps too late when we arrived; all the taverns were full. Waiting the hour in the areana and had a ball! 7-0 Bluejacket win (love the cannon) and an exceptional post-game dinner at the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Arena District has something for everyone. Hockey, Baseball, Restaurants of all ranges, Bars, Nightclubs, Concert Venues, and the North Market. Enough said!

1  Thank Bates_Family0108
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful place to wander around and find a nice restaurant. Blue Jackets are a huge attraction in NHL season. Many places to get a beer and find outstanding food. Parking is not the greatest but OK. There are garages and parking lots for a fee.

Thank Franco1085
Reviewed 12 February 2017

People, especially foodies, rave about the Short North. I personally prefer the calmer- and in my opinion- safer and less claustrophobic arena district where you can actually find a parking space or walk with with a stroller or a wheelchair, or catch a hockey game...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great area of Columbus to go to. Tons of restaurants and bars here. Always something going on.

Thank cdawg6016
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