The 3 top spots in Columbus' South Side CAN neighborhood

The 3 top spots in Columbus' South Side CAN neighborhoodTwo Dollar Radio Headquarters | Photo: Jordan N./Yelp
Published on January 10, 2020

Looking to uncover all that South Side CAN has to offer? Get to know this Columbus neighborhood by browsing its most popular businesses: an indie bookstore/vegan cafe, a gourmet hot dog spot and a soul food emporium.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in South Side CAN, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Two Dollar Radio Headquarters

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Topping the list is independent bookstore, bar and vegan spot Two Dollar Radio Headquarters. Located at 1124 Parsons Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting five stars out of 67 reviews on Yelp.

Stop by this spot to pick up a book, join in a writing workshop or a book club, attend an event or order a vegan BLT and a latte.

2. Buns & Brews

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Next up is Buns & Brews, which offers gourmet hot dogs and craft beers, at 970 Parsons Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 80 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.

The spot's dogs include the Texan (pretzel bun, homemade chili and cheddar cheese) and the Carolina (pulled chicken, Carolina gold sauce and coleslaw).

3. H Johnsons Restaurant & Dairy

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H Johnsons Restaurant & Dairy, which offers soul food and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, at 1119 Lockbourne Road, 4.5 stars out of 20 reviews. Its menu includes barbecue chicken, pork ribs, shrimp baskets and perch sandwiches. 

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