We make exploring the city’s excellent dining options easy by making reservations and coordinating your dinner party for Wednesday night. Stop by the registration desk to browse menus and sign up during the conference.
Meet in the Main Lobby of the Hilton at 6:45 P.M. to travel with your group to the restaurant. Reservations have been made for 7:00 P.M.
The four restaurants for this year’s Dine-Arounds are listed below.
Italian | $$ | 67 E. Gay Street | (614) 224-9373
Easy Italian served in an upscale setting in historic downtown Columbus. Appetizers can be accompanied by one of the house-infused vodkas, and then opt for dinner entrees featuring pizza, pasta or other selections prepared with local ingredients.
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
Brewpub | $$ | elevatorbrewing.com | 161 N. High Street | (614) 228-0500
Located in the iconic Bott Brothers Building in downtown Columbus, the restaurant offers modern American fare, with award-winning handcrafted beers. The menu includes a unique selection of house cut steaks, fresh fish, chicken, and pork dishes.
Seafood | $$$ | thepearlcolumbus.com | 641 N. High Street | (614) 227-0151
The Pearl pairs innovative culinary techniques with traditional tavern fare and, of course, oysters. Seafood is a prominent menu item and includes arctic char, gulf shrimp, a shellfish tower, and shrimp and grits, alongside other options such as ricotta dumplings and steak. Features from the bar include classic cocktails, unique draughts, and two revolving taps.
Traditional American | $$-$$$ | rossibarandkitchen.com | 895 N. High Street | (614) 299-2810
Featuring a classic art deco-style bar found in Brooklyn, the Rossi has a warm, inviting glow that sets the mood for a great evening. The menu features traditional American dishes with a slight twist and locally made desserts.