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Brewery District

Located just south of Columbus’s central business district, the Brewery District has a history stretching nearly 200 years. At the height of its success, five breweries were located in the area. After Prohibition, the district declined, becoming home to some industry and warehouses. In recent years, redevelopment has brought numerous restaurants, bars, and even a grocery store to the area.

CD102.5 Opening Big Room Bar in the Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans CD102.5 Opening Big Room Bar in the Brewery District

CD102.5 will officially open their new in-house Big Room Bar inside their station offices at 1036 South Front Street tomorrow night. The new venue will operate as a full time restaurant and bar, open seven days a week. “The space already had the music and the people,” said CD102.5 owner Randy Malloy. ”It wasn’t much of a […]

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New Restaurant ‘Copious’ and Music Venue ‘Notes’ to Open in September

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Restaurant ‘Copious’ and Music Venue ‘Notes’ to Open in September

The Brewery District will be welcoming a new multi-faceted facility this September. Copious, an appropriately named 21,000 square foot facility, will open this September at 520 South High Street. The space will comprise of a restaurant, bar, event space, and an underground music venue called Notes. (You can read all about the full concept in […]

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Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Local Cantina Possibly Expanding to Brewery District

The Brewery District may be welcoming a fourth Local Cantina restaurant in the near future. Owner George Tanchevski requested a liquor license transfer from 1505 W. Fifth Avenue (a former Graffiti Burger location) to 743 S. High Street, for an entity named Local Cantina German Village LLC on the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor […]

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Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Basil Thai, Brewery District Edition

The space inside 460 South Front feels familiar. It is familiar. It’s been the recent home of Front Street Bar & Grill and a Frezno revival. Walkable and urban: it seems like the address should be more successful than it has been for restaurants. Now the space hosts a Thai joint. Not just any Thai […]

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The Best Burgers in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Burgers in Columbus

***Update*** As of 4/21 5:00PM, Tickets are SOLD OUT*** Which restaurant has the best burgers in Columbus? The opportunity to decide will take place next Thursday, April 23rd from 6pm-9pm when our Best Bites: Burgers event returns in collaboration with our friends and partners at Shadowbox Live! 17 restaurants, food trucks and burger-making businesses will […]

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New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Restaurant, Event Space and Underground Music Club Coming to The Brewery District

Bob Breithaupt says there’s a need for a solid medium-sized live music venue near Downtown Columbus, and the former Executive Director of the Jazz Arts Group is working with a team to meet that demand with a new space opening later this year. “Notes” is the name of a new underground club that will be opening […]

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Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Basil Thai Opening Brewery District Location

On Monday, Basil Thai will be the newest addition to the Brewery District, taking over the space at 460 South Front Street, which housed a rotating mix of restaurants over the past year including Frezno Bar & Grill, Front Street Bar & Grill, and Lola’s Backdoor Cantina. Those who remember the Brewery District of the 1990s, […]

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