Easton Town Center


Quick Review: A day of shopping in a beautifully created outdoor city setting.

Tip: Visit their website to get the hours of the shops or sales before visiting.

Easton Town Center is a 1.7-million square foot urban town center created for shopping in Columbus, Ohio. Easton Town Center is more than just shopping but also has restaurants, entertainment, and retail offices. The center is not your average mall. The center is set up like a little downtown area of any major city or small village. It reminds one of Rodeo Drive, the Magnificent Mile, Broadway, or Main Street in Disneyworld. It is a totally planned center full with the enphasis on the customers experience. One can spend the day walking around the outdoor center and enjoy the experience without even shopping. Part of the center is also more like a traditional mall with a movie theatre, even though this part is indoors it does have a surprisingly open air feeling to it. The is a big place one is not soon to forget.

The main reason to got to Easton Town Center is to shop.  The center has grown over the years to include many of the countries most popular stores. Here are a few of the stores at Easton Town Center: American Eagle Outfitters, Ann Taylor, Apple Store, Gap, Barnes and Nobles, Bose, Crate & Barrel, Eddie Bauer, J. Crew, Foot Locker, Fossil, Hot Topic, Nordstrom, Hallmark, Game Stop, and Build-a-Bear Workshop. This only names a few of the stores at the center, but one does not want to make the review five pages long. There basically is a shop for everyone and every person on your list to buy a gift for.

During a day of heavy shopping one needs a nice meal and Easton Town Center has many different restaurants to fill this need. The Easton Town Center has many restaurants where one can sit outside, grab a quick bite, or pick up something to take home. Many of the restaurants are very noticeable because they have outdoor dinning and some of these are the Cheesecake Factory, Bar Louie, Bon Vie Bistro.  A family visit to Easton Town Center will also be a day of great eating with places like California Pizza Kitchen, Easton Lil’ Grille, Pot Belly Sandwich Works. There are also many desert, chocolate, and ice cream/smoothie places to satisfy ones sweet tooth. Do not worry there are bars and comedy clubs at the Easton Town Center. Many of these food establishments are national and regional chains, but this does not take back from the fact that one can find a good meal at the Easton Town Center. Expect to wait on summer or weekend nights at some of the sit down restaurants.  The best time to go is for a weekday lunch. Eating is one of the main reasons people come to Easton, so be prepared to be coming back to sample a new restaurant frequently.

Do not forget the movies or fun while visiting the Easton Town Center. There is a AMC Easton 30 movie theater, Funny Bone Comedy Club, Shadowbox Cabaret, and Gameworks. These are the perfect places for a date night or a day out with the guys/girls.

There are also three hotels located at/or near the Easton Town Center and luxury apartments. So if one gets tired from a day of shopping just check into a hotel. This makes a great place to stay while visiting Columbus.

Easton Town Center is a great places to go for shopping, a meal, or just a day out window shopping. Easton Town Center would be a great place to visit with a group of friends. This is one place to visit even if one does not have the money to spend, but just wants a relaxing day out.

(Suggestion: if you have no money ask for an Easton Town Center gift card good at most merchants for your next birthday gift)



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