Made New Year’s Eve plans yet? If not, no worries. We’ve done a little research for you and come up with some great Gahanna, Ohio options—whether you are a couple, family or flying solo!
Ciao Vino and Wine Guy Bistro (Ciao Vino- 121 Mill St. Gahanna, OH 43230 -614/532-5470; Wine Guy Bistro – 101 Mill St #105, Gahanna, OH 43230 – 614/ 536-0411) Two of Creekside Plaza’s favorite eateries—are taking reservations for NYE. (Wine Guy reservations are limited to 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) The restaurants will be featuring several specials, BUT last call will be at 10 p.m. The restaurants will close at 11 p.m. so that their employees can be with their loved ones for the ringing in of the New Year. (Both Ciao Vino and Wine Guy Bistro will be closed on New Year’s Day.) www.thewineguywineshop.com
Wyandotte Winery (4640 Wyandotte Dr, Columbus, OH 43230 – 614/476-3624) will offer a special New Year’s Eve Pairing Dinner at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 31. Ring in the New Year on a high note when you attend the Special Winemaker’s Food and Wine Pairing Dinner. The intimate evening will feature passionate foods and wonderful wine. $150 per couple includes a six course wine dinner, tax and gratuity. Seating is limited and online reservations are required at www.wyandottewinery.com. (Closed New Year’s Day.)
Gahanna favorite Lola’s & Giuseppe’s Trattoria (100 Granville Street, Gahanna, Ohio 43230 – 614/473-9931) will open for New Year’s Eve and offer a quiet, romantic dinner in the charming restaurant. Lola & Giuseppe are preparing special entrées and an outrageous dessert for two, featuring different chocolates. (Note: NOBODY passes up one of Lola’s famous desserts!) Dinner: 5-10 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 614/473-9931. http://www.lolas-italian.com/
Cap City Fine Diner and Bar. (1301 Stoneridge Lane, Gahanna, Ohio 43230 – 614/ 478-9999)
Start your New Year with a memorable meal at Cap City Fine Diner and Bar. Sample the featured wine of the month (Dreaming Tree series by Dave Matthews Band- Cabernet ) or a Pomegranate martini. The NYE Chef’s special: seared scallops with cream sherry sauce, lobster mashed potatoes and haricot verts (green beans). Finish your amazing meal with one of Cap’s famous tasty desserts: a slice of Seriously Big Chocolate Cake, Carrot Cake or Peanut Butter Pie. Reservations suggested. www.capcityfinediner.com
Rotelli Pizza, Pasta. (1344 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna, Ohio 43230 – 614/ 476-1900) Enjoying an evening in with friends or family? Visit Rotelli and pick up some great pizzas to take home. The Tuesday special: a large 16″ cheese pizza is just $6.99 ($1.99 for additional toppings). Since it’s a special occasion, add a few other yummy menu items to your order, such as the Bruschetta Italiana, Italian Wedding Soup, Chicken Marsala and more! http://www.rotellipizzapasta.com/
Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern. (73 North Hamilton Rd., Gahanna, Ohio 43230 – 614/475-4435) Family fun awaits at Rusty Bucket on New Year’s Eve where kids eat free, and enjoy NYE hats, kids beverages and more. Adults can enjoy great menu options including Blue Plate Specials, pastas, salads and burgers, plus adult beverages, great appetizers and more! www.myrustybucket.com