Jul 8, 2022 - Food and Drink

5 great places to get buckeye-themed sweets in Columbus

Photo: courtesy of The Cheesecake Girl

There are plenty of places to get buckeyes in Columbus, but where are the best places to get treats beyond the traditional candy?

  • Here are five terrific places to get buckeye-themed sweets.

1. Buckeye Donuts

Why it stands out: The Columbus staple is open 24/7.

Address: 1998 North High St.

Photo courtesy of Buckeye Donuts

2. Fate Cakes

Why it stands out: For less than $3 you can get a buckeye-topped chocolate cupcake. What more is there to say?

Address: 1360 Cherry Bottom Road

Hours: 9am-2pm Wednesday; 9am-5pm Thursday-Friday; 9am-2pm Saturday.

Photo courtesy of Fate Cakes

3. The Cheesecake Girl

Why it stands out: The Cheesecake Girl offers buckeye mini cheesecakes by the dozen.

  • Hours and locations here.
Photo courtesy of The Cheesecake Girl

4. The Yard Milkshake Bar

Why it stands out: Alissa gave a glowing review of their Columbus-exclusive "Buckeye," a mix of peanut butter and brownie batter ice cream with scarlet and gray sprinkles.

Address: 1055 N High St.

Hours: 2-9pm Monday-Thursday; 2-10pm Friday; noon-10pm Saturday; noon-9pm Sunday.

Photo: Alissa Widman Neese/Axios

5. Original Pancake House

Why it stands out: Their Central Ohio locations serve "buckeye" pancakes — buttermilk pancakes topped with Hershey's chocolate chips, Reese's peanut butter chips and light powdered sugar.

Upper Arlington address: 1633 W. Lane Ave.

Westerville address: 715 Worthington Road

  • Hours for both: 7am-2:30pm Monday-Friday, 7am-3pm Saturday-Sunday.
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