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Things to do in Westerville

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“<10min drive Great for a nice hike, or take some IG worthy photos with nature's colorful florals as your backdrop! This park is a popular destination in Columbus for bridal photography, family portraits, and senior photos.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“The trees are beautiful and the path is a great workout because it includes hills! All together the nature trail is 4 miles. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful wait staff!! Great food, their Rubin Sandwich is to die for. Beautiful outdoor patio. Many craft beers. Family friendly. A must do! Located in Historic Uptown Westerville. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“The most delicious Thai food you'll find in Westerville. The owners are friendly and very welcoming. You will not be disappointed.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The ambiance of this Northstar location in Westerville is cozy yet mid century eclectic. If you manage to make it in during dinner, the Buddha Bowel is spectacular.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is where all the locals go. Nothing fancy, just super delicious, old fashion bakery!!!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great cocktails in the evening, high tea during the day, unique and yummy food at all times. And great happy hour - 4 days (M-F), 4hrs, for 4 dollars! Appetizers, beer, wines, and simple cocktails all 4 dollars.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 2 locals recommend
Lake
“Great walks, beautiful water and views. Also an awesome ultimate frisbee course.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Huge and beautiful area with boat rental and fishing and picnic areas. Tons of water birds and even bald eagles. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Greek food at its best!! Plenty of seating and a large bar where the locals hang out! Steve’s favorite are the Meatballs and mine is the Spicy Chicken Gyro. Casual and family friendly. Located in Historic Uptown Westerville. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“A local hang out that showcases live music from the area on Friday and Saturday evenings. Coffee is roasted in-house. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you have a taste for Carolina Gold or even spicy be sure to check out Roosters. It's very cheap and they have delicious wings. FLATS OR DRUMS YOUR CHOICE”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“We enjoy Jimmy V's for a relaxing place to have dinner and drinks while visiting family or watching a game on TV. There are many other great restaurants in downtown Westerville.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Great Cameran Mitchell restaurant if you feel like avoiding downtown Columbus ”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Wonderful wait staff!! Great food, their Rubin Sandwich is to die for. Beautiful outdoor patio. Many craft beers. Family friendly. A must do! Located in Historic Uptown Westerville. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“The most delicious Thai food you'll find in Westerville. The owners are friendly and very welcoming. You will not be disappointed.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The ambiance of this Northstar location in Westerville is cozy yet mid century eclectic. If you manage to make it in during dinner, the Buddha Bowel is spectacular.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great cocktails in the evening, high tea during the day, unique and yummy food at all times. And great happy hour - 4 days (M-F), 4hrs, for 4 dollars! Appetizers, beer, wines, and simple cocktails all 4 dollars.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Greek food at its best!! Plenty of seating and a large bar where the locals hang out! Steve’s favorite are the Meatballs and mine is the Spicy Chicken Gyro. Casual and family friendly. Located in Historic Uptown Westerville. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you have a taste for Carolina Gold or even spicy be sure to check out Roosters. It's very cheap and they have delicious wings. FLATS OR DRUMS YOUR CHOICE”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“We enjoy Jimmy V's for a relaxing place to have dinner and drinks while visiting family or watching a game on TV. There are many other great restaurants in downtown Westerville.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Cameran Mitchell restaurant if you feel like avoiding downtown Columbus ”
  • 5 locals recommend

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