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Brown Bag Deli: Located in German Village, this deli makes a perfect and casual spot for lunch with a friend or with the entire family. With a large selection of gluten free and vegan options, everyone will be able to find a dish that works perfect for their diet. Pictured below is the famous Leroy’s Smokin’ Sandwich which includes smoked ham, smoked cheddar, sauerkraut, pastrami and thousand island dressing all served on grilled rye bread. This one of a kind deli is open 9AM-8PM Monday through Saturday and 11AM-8PM on Sundays.

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Dirty frank’s Hot Dog Palace: This extremely popular alternative restaurant is located off of 4th St. in downtown Columbus. They offer an exciting dining experience by only playing local bands and only serving hot dogs. Pictured above is one of their famous hot dogs: The Slappy Pappy. This dog is topped off with fries, bacon, cheese and sour cream. They additionally have bratwurst, Polish sausage, which have vegan alternatives, and tofu turkey dogs. Dirty Frank’s is open 11AM-2:30AM every day.

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Mazah Mediterranean Eatery: This one of a kind mediterranean restaurant in Grandview offers a calm dining experience for you and the entire family. Shown to the right is a dish which features falafel, beets and lettuce with a side of dipping sauce. They offer many small entrées which are perfect for afternoon snacks after school or when hanging out with friends. This eatery is open 11AM- 2:30PM and 4:30-9PM Monday through Friday, 12-2:30PM and 12- 2:30PM and 4:30-9PM on Saturdays with Sundays being closed.

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Dessert Bowl: Right off of Olentangy River Rd. you will find a unique dessert restaurant that is perfect for a brunch date. Pictured to the left is their most popular crepe which is strawberry filled, topped off with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and drizzled with chocolate and strawberry. Here, you can come in Monday through Thursday 11AM- 9PM, Friday from 11AM-10PM, Saturday 12-10PM and Sunday from 12-9PM.