We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arena District

Columbus, OH
+1 614-220-9151
Website
Save
Review Highlights
One of the most interesting to visit in Columbus

The arena district which borders the Short North is a great place to walk around and visit the many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andoralee1
,
Pickerington, Ohio
via mobile
A Real Asset

We were in town for Comicon at the Convention Center. We stayed nearby at the Crowne Plaza and had... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
DMJA21
,
Fishers, Indiana
via mobile
Read all 187 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“blue jackets” (19 reviews)
“hockey game” (16 reviews)
“great area” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Columbus, OH
CONTACT
Website
+1 614-220-9151
Write a Review
Reviews (187)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago 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
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
A TripAdvisor Member
3
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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Rodizio Grill
242 reviews
.04 miles away
Nada
141 reviews
.15 miles away
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
190 reviews
.08 miles away
Bd's Mongolian Grill
134 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
North Market Farmer's Market
577 reviews
.21 miles away
Nationwide Arena
459 reviews
.05 miles away
Huntington Park
308 reviews
.29 miles away
Greater Columbus Convention Center
233 reviews
.29 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arena District staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit