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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Restaurant Week Columbus
Restaurant Week Columbus is a special week long dining event in which select restaurants will prepare a 3 course fixed price menu ranging from $15-35 per person.

When is Restaurant Week Columbus?
Restaurant Week Columbus is Monday, January 20-25, 2014. Make sure to check the restaurant listings on this website for the exact hours each menu will be offered.

Which restaurants are participating?
Over 70 of the city's finest restaurants will be participating in Restaurant Week Columbus. Check back often to this website, or sign up for email/Twitter/Facebook notifications as new restaurants and menus are added to our list.

What is included in the fixed price?
Most of the fixed price menus will consist of a 3-course meal of appetizer (first course), entree (main course) and dessert. Alcohol, taxes and gratuity are not included in the price.

Who benefits from Restaurant Week?
Restaurant Week Columbus is a great way for customers to try new restaurants, or perhaps ones they have not visited in a while, at a fraction of the normal cost. Mid-January is typically a slower time of year for restaurants and this event aims to bring much needed traffic through their doors. In addition, the Mid-Ohio Foodbank will receive a $5,000 charitable donation on behalf of all the participants. So not only are you getting a great value at these restaurants, you're helping out a great charity as well.

Should I make reservations?
Absolutely. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made directly from this website for those restaurants who accept the OpenTable interface.

If I don't want to eat off the fixed price menu, can I order off the regular menu?
All restaurants are encouraged to allow guests to order off of their normal menu (although at regular prices) if they wish.

Benefitting

Mid-Ohio Foodbank is dedicated to feeding hungry people by collecting and distributing food and grocery products, advocating for hunger-relief programs, and collaborating with others who address basic human needs. Restaurant Week Columbus will donate $5,000 from each Restaurant Week and has contributed over $50,000 to date.