in Columbus

Blue Danube

The D'ube's neon-lit booths (and cheap beer) endure as a campus favorite. Meals are late-night booze-absorbers, like gravy-smothered fries and gyros.
German in Columbus


In German Village, shovel in Old Country staples like sausage and schnitzel, but save room for the whopping half-pound cream puffs. Oompah bands play Wednesday to Saturday.
American in Columbus


This teeny restaurant in German Village serves rustic, locally sourced fare.
Market in Columbus

North Market

Local farmers' produce and prepared foods; seek out the renowned Jeni's Ice Cream.
Hotel in Columbus

Red Roof Inn

Located in the Arena District, it's not bad as far as the chain goes. Parking is $10.