We're spreading the Dine Originals fun out over the whole year! On the first Wednesday of each month, each of our member restaurants will offer their own special dining experience, whether it's a prix-fix dinner, a tasting menu, a retail wine night or a fun promotion. Each restaurant's offering stays the same throughout the year, but the specifics (foods, wines, themes) will change month to month. Keep up with what each restaurant is offering as part of Dine Originals Columbus' signature new event series below. Happy Dining!
89 Fish & Grill
Wet & Wild Wednesday: Wet your whistle with a great glass of wine paired to match our Wild-Caught Seafood Special for $27. Show us you've mentioned your visit on social media while you're here and get your choice of dessert for just $3 more.
Barcelona Restaurant and Bar
1/2 Off All Tapas!: Over 20 tapas to select from for your dining pleasure. Start your evening with a selection of tapas and then move on to entrees or create an entire evening of dining on tapas!
Meatball Madness: Basi's popular Meatball Mondays are back, only on First Wednesdays! This throwback special includes three courses for $25, with salad, spaghetti and meatballs, and dessert!
Betty's Fine Food & Spirits
Wednesday Wine and Dine: Chef's featured entree and a glass of wine for $15
Black Creek Bistro
$5 Appetizers: Every first Wednesday, try three new appetizers priced at $5 apiece
Smoked barbeque brisket w/ Texas Toast, sweet potato-apple-bacon hash, and Brussels sprouts! All for $13-- Special runs ALL DAY!
Chile Verde Café
Navajo Flatbread Pizza: Featured Navajo Flatbread Pizza for two paired with your choice of a craft beer or house margarita. (1 drink for each person) for $17.
Columbus Brewing Company Restaurant
Perch and a Pint: Enjoy a perch fish fry for only $19.95, Fried perch, sweet corn hush puppies, malt vinegar garlic fries, jalapeno tartar and slaw. Complete with your choice of draft Ohio hand-crafted beer.
Whole Food Wednesdays: A tasting experience complete with beverage pairing that utilizes an ingredient in all its ways--think a snout-to-tail take on an animal or different variations on a vegetable
Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace
Dollar Night: $1 fries and tater tots, plus $1 off Namesake Hot Dogs
Your Apps for an App: Surrender your smartphone and experience the moment! On Wednesdays, stash your cell phone away during dinner—and resist the urge to take it out during your meal—and your appetizer's on us.
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
Elevator 3, 2, 1: 3 Courses, 2 People, 1 Pitcher for $30 per person
Ella Restaurant & Bar
Vino & Vinyl: "Enjoy tasting fabulous wines while our very own, Certified Sommelier, Dave McMahon spins your favorite tunes on his vintage turn table!
Taste 5 wines for just 10 bucks while you flip through lyrics and artistic album covers. It gets even better. You can get any bottle from each tasting at the state minimum retail price tag. Enjoy your new favorite bottle tableside over a small plate or two, or perhaps dinner and dessert.
Figlio Wood-Fired Pizza
Arts and Craft Night! The perfect complement to Artisan Pizza is Craft Beer! On the first Wednesday of each month you can select any of our chef's artisan pizzas and enjoy it with your choice of any one of the craft beers from Figlio’s newly installed draft beer system—both for only $15. How artsy is that?!
G. Michael's Bistro & Bar
Wine + Food for $19: 10 wine & hors d’oeuvres tastes for $19! Themes vary month to month.
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls
Chef's Choice: Each week we will feature an appetizer special for two paired with chef’s wine/beer selection for $20.
Wednesday Originals Grocery Basket: Every Wednesday Katzinger's will present a different basket full of grocery items prepared and presented in their most scrumptious state. For our first Wednesday we offer our Delified Charcuterie Board or our Delified Cheese Board. Each serves two at the special price of only $15.
All-Ohio Wednesdays: On first Wednesdays, the Local Roots feature menu will be made up of strictly Ohio-driven products.
Experience A Taste of Austria: The birthplace of our muse, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Austria has long been known for its rich cultural and culinary traditions. Visit Mozart's to experience this distinctive European ambiance and enjoy three courses of decadent Austrian specialties. 'A Taste of Austria' includes a salad, entree and dessert for only $20.
Nicola Restaurant and Bar
Happiest Hour: Happy Hour specials run all night long at the patio and bar!
Crab Cakes Wednesday: Homemade crab cakes served over a bed of dirty rice, with mixed vegetables and a roasted red pepper cream sauce, for $13.99.
$70 for $45: Chef Richard Blondin will create an "Originals" Dinner Menu for each first Wednesday! A $70 dinner for the Wednesday Originals price of $45!
Heritage Pork Trio: Join us the first Wednesday of every month for a Heritage Pork Trio. Direct from Local Farmers featuring Red Wattle and Berkshire Pork.
Shaw's Restaurant & Inn
Wine’d Up Wednesday: Retail wine bottles on Wednesdays.
Meat-and-Threes: Rotating selection of traditional Southern-style meat-and-threes served family-style.
Surly Girl Saloon
Wicked Wednesdays: Small Surly Girl Salad, Wicked White Pizza & choice of cupcake $20. Add a Salty Wench or an Arrogant Bastard for $3.
First Wedding Wednesday: Offering a free cup of Wedding Soup every first Wednesday of the month with a purchase of any sandwich.
The Top Steakhouse
Twin Lobster Tails: Two Five Ounce Lobster Tails, House Side Salad, Baked Potato for $24.95.
Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails
Wednesday Wine and Dine: Chef's featured entree and a glass of wine for $15.
"Because I'm Happy": Our Happy Hour menu extended for the whole evening (4-9pm), and a special retail wine list.
"You're the Boss" Wine Flight Night! VinoVino offers creative wine flights for you to enjoy with dinner, but on the first Wednesday each month, YOU are the boss! Pick any three of the wines poured by the glass at VinoVino to create a flight of your own. Explore the world of wine 2 ounces at a time. (Three 2-ounce white wines for $8 and three 2-ounce red wines for $10)
First Wednesday Wine Dinner: A festive four-course meal hosted by executive chef Tom Smith and Donnie Austin from House Wine. $65/person, reservations required, call 614-885-2600.
3-Course Prix-Fixe: Every Wednesday Z Cucina creates a different, off-menu, 3-course dinner for $30. For an additional $10, guests can add 3 matching wine pours.