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Restaurant Roundup: New Patios, Summer Menus and Longer Hours

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Summer is a great season for restaurant-goers in Columbus. Al Fresco dining turns every restaurant into a social experience and later summer hours lend themselves well to enjoying those extra moments of evening daylight. Many restaurants are also rolling out new menus that feature lighter fare and seasonal flavors. Below you’ll find a list of […]

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The List: 9 Patios That are Open Early

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If there’s one upside to global warming it’s that Columbus is becoming a tropical environment with one of the warmest starts to Spring on record. In response to the sunny weather, local restaurants have responded by opening their patios early this year to accomodate demand for outdoor dining. We surveyed over 100 local restaurants to […]


Best Messageboard Topic of 2011 – Gay Street Patios

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The Columbus Underground Messageboard has become the place to go for the latest breaking news, insightful/color commentary and to catch up on the latest topic du jour. A lot of ground can be covered there in any given day, and the topics range from casual conversations about dinner to hot-button national political issues and how […]


The Happy Greek Opens New Patio in the Short North

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The weather is turning cool, but that doesn’t mean it’s the end of patio season just yet! The Happy Greek, located in the Short North, just opened up their new patio located behind their building at 660 North High Street. The restaurant is promoting the space as a unique and intimate oasis, being tucked away […]

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Lexi’s on Third Coming Soon to Downtown

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If you’re a fan of corned beef, then you’ve got a new reason to get excited. Lexi’s on Third is the name of a new fast-casual restaurant concept from the team that brought you Danny’s Deli, which will be opening soon in the Chase Building, near the intersection of Broad Street and Third Street. Many […]


Latitude 41 Adds New Gay Street Patio

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Latitude 41, located at the corner of Gay Street and Third Street (inside the Columbus Renaissance Hotel), has opened up the side of their restaurant and added a large new patio facing Gay Street. The patio is scheduled to open this weekend, and will seat approximately 50 people. The patio will be open for brunch, […]


CU Top Ten – Best Patios in Columbus

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Summer is upon us, which means that patio season is in full effect. A month ago, we asked everyone to cast their votes for their favorite patios in the city, so that we could compile a group-sourced Top Ten list of the best that Columbus has to offer. The winner should come as no surprise, […]


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