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Amid the flurry of temporary restaurant closures, learn what’s closed and open here

Amid the flurry of temporary restaurant closures, learn what’s closed and open here

Jack McLaughlin

Comune: Open

After a precautionary closure for several days to allow employees to test for COVID, the popular plant-based eatery is up and running again.

Double Happiness: Open

While this swanky Brewery District bar and music venue temporarily closed due to water damage several weeks ago, the spot has recently reopened with  limited scheduled, according to owner Yalan Papillons.

Fried Chicka Bang: Closed, reopening pending

This popular pop-up spot for fried chicken sandwiches closer at the end of November to allow owners and employees time off to rest. They plan to reopen in early 2022, although no date has been announced just yet.


La Chatelaine (Upper Arlington): Closed, reopening Jan. 8.

The longstanding French bakery and bistro has temporarily closed its Upper Arlington location for a brief remodel. Its Dublin and Worthington eateries will both remain open.

Law Bird: Closed, reopening Jan. 11

This chic High Street cocktail bar is closed for the week to give its employees some much needed rest, but will be open again early next week. The newly-launched Law Bird Supply House will remain open. 

The Market Italian Village: Closed, reopening tomorrow

Due to COVID precautions, this Italian Village spot for Italian fare and wine announced a temporary closure on Dec. 23, although it plans to reopen tomorrow.

Momo Ghar (Dublin restaurant): Closed, reopening pending

The hugely-popular local spot that put Momo on the map has temporarily closed its Dublin storefront. Owner Phuntso Lama said the eatery would like to reopen next month, but they haven’t committed to an date just yet. Its North Market location will remain open.

Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza/Light of the Seven Matchsticks: Open

Both Natalie’s locations are among the few Columbus restaurants requiring proof of vaccination for diners. After carefully considering the situation, the restaurant (and adjoining cocktail bar) announced last week that both of its locations will remain open for now. 

Speck Italian: Closed, reopening Jan. 12

While the popular Delaware spot for Italian fare has been closed since the new year for an employee appreciation break, it plans to reopen on Jan. 12

Sycamore: Open

This iconic German Village restaurant closed last weekend due to several positive COVID tests among employees, although it plans to reopen today.

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