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The Top Unveils New Patio

Susan Post Susan Post The Top Unveils New Patio

The Top’s swanky new patio is now welcoming dinner guests. The East Side institution has unveiled its new outdoor dining experience which features plenty of nods to the restaurant’s iconic design. Designed by Columbus-based Design Collective, black and white stripes and large, curved leather booths bring the classic Top indoor dining experience outdoors. The Patio […]

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Columbus Dining Institution Expanding with New Patio

Susan Post Susan Post Columbus Dining Institution Expanding with New Patio

East side dining institution The Top, 2891 E. Main St., will nearly triple the seating capacity of its patio with an outdoor overhaul. Serving steaks to Central Ohio since 1955, The Top has soldiered on as an old-school dining destination, with dim lighting, wood paneling, leather booths and in-house pianist. Co-Owner and General Manager Jean […]

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City’s Outdoor Seating Pilot Program Resumes March 15

Susan Post Susan Post City’s Outdoor Seating Pilot Program Resumes March 15

With warmer weather (hopefully) around the corner, the City of Columbus announced its Outdoor Seating Pilot Program will resume on Monday, March 15. Making its initial run last summer and fall, the program allows restaurants to use the right of way for temporary, on-street dining areas or their parking lots to expand seating. “The pilot […]

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Jackie O’s Aims to Build Two-Story Patio Downtown

Susan Post Susan Post Jackie O’s Aims to Build Two-Story Patio Downtown

Editor’s Note: At the April 27 meeting of the Downtown Commission, the patio design was approved, along with a scaled-back back version. Read more about the approvals here. Editor’s Note: At the February 23 meeting of the Downtown Commission, the patio received strong support, but the project will have to come back next month with […]

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The List: 12 Heated Patios in Columbus

Susan Post Susan Post The List: 12 Heated Patios in Columbus

Despite dropping temperatures, Ohio’s patio season is seeing an extension in 2020. (Both figuratively and literally – the City of Columbus recently extended its outdoor seating pilot program for restaurants and bars through November.) As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many guests may still feel uncomfortable dining indoors. Enter the heated patio. We’ve rounded up several local […]

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Pilot Program Will Allow Restaurants to Expand Outdoor Seating

Susan Post Susan Post Pilot Program Will Allow Restaurants to Expand Outdoor Seating

Editor’s Note: As of October 28, the outdoor seating pilot program has been extended through November. The City of Columbus has announced a new pilot program that will allow restaurants and bars to expand their outdoor seating, three and a half months after dining establishments were first permitted to welcome guests back to their patios. […]

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Top 20 Best Patios in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Top 20 Best Patios in Columbus

The best patio in Columbus can be a subjective response based on what you’re looking for in an outdoor dining experience. Which is why we were pleased to see the results when our readers were asked to select the number one patio in Columbus. The end result is a top 20 list of places where […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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