Guide to Columbus

Columbus, Ohio, was recently ranked as one of the friendliest cities in America. And we agree! Not only is it friendly, it’s also full of fantastic restaurants, shops, and things to see. Many of them close to the Columbus Convention Center! If looking for coffee, dessert, unique gifts, or maybe even that perfect selfie, check out some of Roto associates’ top recommendations near the AZA conference!


Stauf’s Coffee Roasters – North Market

Brioso Coffee – High Street

Roosevelt Coffeehouse – Long Street


Lox Bagel Shop

Fox in the Snow – Italian Village



Northstar Café – Short North

Woodhouse Vegan Cafe



Brassica – Short North

The North Market Downtown – Food Hall with several options

The Pearl – Short North

Speck Italian Eatery


Wolf’s Ridge Brewing

Jackie O’s On Fourth

Hoof Hearted Brewery & Kitchen

Middle West Spirits

Pins Mechanical – Duckpin Bowling and Bar

Uniquely Columbus

COSI – Center of Science and Industry

The Book Loft

Jeni’s Ice Cream

Franklin Park Conservatory

Columbus City Park Topiary Park

Columbus Museum of Art at the Pizzuti

Looking for something else? Stop by the Roto booth (#417) for other recommendations!

Columbus Guide Photo
Aza Conf 2023 Graphic Exhibitor 2