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Dec 12, 2006 02:24 PM

What restaurants are around the Ohio State Campus?

I want to get my nephew some gift certificates for restaurants within walking distance of Ohio State in Columbus. Fast food or other local options would be fine. He's 19 and hates the food on campus. Hope someone can help. Thanks.

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  1. I was a regular at Moy's which could hardly be any closer to campus. Judging by the reviews on Citysearch they've maintained the high standards that I remember. I like the shrimp with scrambled eggs, the potstickers, the barbequed pork, the boiled chicken with ginger dipping sauce... I think the menu is reliable from top to bottom, though. I even ventured into several of the items that they didn't bother to translate.

    1. chain-wise, the places that would definitely have gift cards include BW3 ( which is a pretty popular option for wings and burgers right next to campus, as well as Panera Bread and Chipotle, both on High Street.

      1. You would probably be just as well off trying to find out how to put $ on his Buck ID. Most of the restaurants on High Street, which runs through campus, and some in other parts of the city, accept OSU's ID cards like debit cards. That way he could choose to go chain or local as well.