Short North Food Tour

Why We Love This

  • Explore Columbus' hip Short North Neighborhood
  • Visit popular hot spots!
  • Experience Columbus like a local

Take a leisurely stroll with us through Columbus’s hip Short North and savor its culinary delights. The Short North also boasts a wealth of dining and shopping opportunities. The Short North is packed full of Columbus’ best restaurants, boutiques, bistros and nightlife, and this local food and walking tour is designed to show off some of the best that the Short North and Columbus have to offer.

What You'll Do

The tour It includes tastings at 6-7 stops, which is plenty of food for a complete lunch, and an experienced guide with a wealth of local culinary knowledge. We’ll start at the historic North Market, Columbus’ only public farmers’ market, where we’ll meet some of the local food vendors and learn the history of the building. We will then stop at five eating establishments, sampling some of their signature dishes and hearing their stories. Stops will include some neighborhood favorites, some already highly regarded new additions, and some of the finest dining in the city. We will finish on a sweet note with a trip to the renowned Jeni’s ice creams, featured on the Food Network’s “America’s Best Sweets.” We will be walking approximately 1.5 miles during the tour, and along our route you will also learn about the colorful history of the Short North neighborhood.

Insider Tips

The Short North Food Tour & Walking Tour starts at 11am, rain or shine. Although we are never outside for more than a few blocks at a time, we do ask that you dress appropriately for the weather. Please check the calendar for availability. Specific stops are subject to change.

Age & Fitness

This walking tours is approximately 3.5 hours long. Parents, who know their children best, should assess the situation individually as to whether the tour is appropriate for their child. Please call or email us if you have questions.

Meeting Location

59 Spruce Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

When To Arrive

Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour begins.


We recommend parking in the North Market parking lot. We will make sure your parking ticket is validated by one of the North Market vendors during the tour so please bring it with you. This will give you a discount on the parking.

Cancellations & Refunds

All ticket sales are non-refundable as the ticket represents a guaranteed space on the tour of your choice. Although it is very rare, we do reserve the right to cancel in cases where minimum enrollment is not met or due to dangerous weather conditions or other adverse circumstances beyond our control. In the case of cancellation, we will refund tickets or reschedule tickets to another date or tour. Otherwise, tours run rain or shine. If you need to reschedule your tour date please let us know as soon as possible - we may be able to reschedule you if space is available on another date. We are unable to reschedule within 7 days of the tour start time. *****If you have dietary restrictions, food allergies or special needs please contact us at 614-440-3177 as soon as you complete your booking so we can do our best to accommodate your needs.*****

"Short North Food Tour"

September 14, 2019 - 

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