It will be hard to top 2017, a truly exciting year for restaurant and brewery/distillery openings around Central Ohio. But we have faith in you, 2018. Here are some new arrivals on the scene and others to watch.

Recently opened

Andes Bar & Grill

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

The Olde Oak

Vaso

Coming soon(ish)

Antiques on High from Seventh Son

Ambrose & Eve

The Belgian Iron Wafel Co.

Blasted Barley Beer Co.

BrewDog Franklinton and Short North

Budd Dairy Food Hall

Comune

G.D. Ritzy's

Harvey & Ed's

Haveli Bistro

Hen Quarter

High Bank Distillery

Lupo

Nocterra Brewing

Pecan Penny's

REBol

Short North Food Hall

Swensons Drive-In

Viiza

The Woodbury