8 New Restaurants To Try Out Around Columbus

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There’s always something new and delicious to try in Columbus.

The Columbus food scene is one of the best things about this city. We’ve got so many fantastic restaurants, bars, and breweries and it feels like there is always something new to try out.

Some of these restaurants have opened recently and others will be open before you know it, but either way, you’re in for a yummy time.

Pelino’s Pasta

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Pelino’s Pasta is an Italian restaurant featuring a made-from-scratch menu. The restaurant was started by husband and wife team Vinny and Christina Pelino and will focus on authentic Italian dishes.
Grand Opening: August 5-7
Address: 245 King Ave Columbus, Ohio 43201

‘Plas Food + Drink

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‘Plas has a diverse menu and this new restaurant offers an approachable fine dining experience in the Short North. Specialities at the restaurant include house-made charcuterie and cheeses, vegan charcuterie, fine wine, craft cocktails, and more.
Hours: Monday-Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Address: 21 E 5th Ave Suite 101, Columbus, OH 43210

Bonjour Cafe

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Bonjour Cafe is the place to for crepes. They have both savory and sweet options, as well as menu items for vegans.
Hours: Monday-Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Address: 330 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Heart State Brewing

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This new brewery has recently opened their taproom to the public. Stop by, sip on a delicious local brew, and hang out with friends.
Hours: Tuesday-Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Address: 750 Crosspoint Rd Suite I & J Gahanna, OH 43230

El Segundo


El Segundo is the latest concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants. The Mexican restaurant will open at the end of August in the space formerly occupied by Harvey & Ed’s in the Short North. El Segundo will focus on Mexican street food-inspired menu as well as an epic tequila selection.
Grand Opening: August 31
Address: 698 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215

Lola’s Kitchen + Bar


Lola’s Kitchen + Bar is a cafe by day and a bar by night which means you can swing by for lunch or come back after work for some cocktails. Their menu has a lot of variety, with plenty of brunch, lunch, and dinner options.
Hours: View hours here.
Address: 201 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

Sycamore

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Sycamore is under new ownership and will be serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurant has undergone months of renovation to prepare for a summer opening. The new owners were inspired by the “casual, laid-back elegance of Europe’s all-day cafés” and the menu has plenty of delicious options to choose from, including seasonal fare.
Grand Opening: July 28 at 7 a.m.
Address: 262 E. Sycamore St, Columbus, OH 43206

Lumin Skybar + Kitchen


Nothing says “summer fun” quite like a cocktail on the gorgeous rooftop patio at Lumin Skybar. n addition to the sweeping views and perfectly crafted cocktails, you can also order some delicious small plates.
Hours: Sunday-Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Address: 517 Park St, Columbus, OH 43215

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