Things to do in Columbus, GA
Fueled by the Best Southern Comfort Food in Town
This vibrant city on the banks of the Chattahoochee River is a true hidden gem. Columbus is home a bustling downtown, great schools and incredible museums like the National Civil War Naval Museum and the Columbus Museum.
It’s also a great place to enjoy the outdoors! Along with myriad parks, Columbus has the longest urban whitewater rafting course in the world right on the Chattahoochee River. Be sure and visit Market Days on Broadway where, from March through November, vendors offer fresh and organic produce, home goods, jewelry, unique crafts, and delicious baked goods. In November, the Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens showcases champion thoroughbred horses with jumping, racing and the annual Foxhound Parade.
Other must-see Columbus activities include:
- Fort Benning
- Muscogee Mills
- Columbus Botanical Garden
- The Columbus Museum
- Coca Cola Space Science Center
- Historic Westville
- The National Infantry Museum
- Callaway Gardens
- Columbus Civic Center
- Chattahoochee Riverwalk
All this sightseeing can work up an appetite – so head on over to Metro Diner! Enjoy breakfast all day and guest menu favorites like our Cinnamon Roll Pancakes, Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Chicken Pot Pie, Classic Burger, and more. Don’t forget $3.39 mimosas and Bloody Mary’s available all day, every day.
Columbus Group Activities
From Kids to Catering, Metro Diner has your back
Have kids in tow? Check out our Kid’s Menu for kid-sized portions of Metro favorites like Chicken & Waffles and Chicken Tenders, or grab a Metro Diner Family Meal to-go for picnic-perfect fun and fresh air. Family-friendly parks include Flat Rock Park for fishing and biking, Lake Oliver for fishing and swimming, Cooper Creek Park for green spaces and bubbling creeks, or Woodruff Riverfront Park for playgrounds and a beautiful river walk.
No time for your group to leave the office? Hosting a holiday event or birthday party? Have no fear, Metro Diner caters! We also offer our diner classics to-go. Simply order online for easy pickup or choose contactless delivery. One-stop-shop for all the deliciousness. Guests will cheer. Bosses will be proud. Bellies will be happy. Such is the magic of Metro Diner’s Southern comfort food with flair.
Columbus and Metro Diner
Where Community Comes First
Columbus is ranked among the top places to live in Georgia, and one of the reasons for that is our tight-knit community. Here in Columbus, we look out for our neighbors and work hard to make this a great place to visit or put down roots.
The same is true at Metro Diner Columbus, where we welcome the troops and staff at Fort Benning and support House of Heroes, a foundation for military and public safety veterans. We take care of everyone here at Metro Diner, if you’re not from around these parts, you’ll be welcomed like family just the same. Know that you can always expect a warm welcome, unmatched cleanliness, relaxed ambiance and fresh, hearty meals that are sure to satisfy.
About Metro Diner
Serving the Best Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner since 1992
Officially opened in 1992, our original Metro Diner location in Jacksonville, Florida, quickly became the go-to local restaurant for comforting classics and reimagined favorites.
Over the years, we’ve continued to share our southern hospitality, big, bold flavors and passion for integrity, familiarity, comfort and community by bringing in new partners across the country.
Today, Metro Diner has over 50 locations in 12 states and has earned a number of awards for our mouthwatering, home-style comfort food cooking including: Best Breakfast, Best Diner and Best Burger.
We welcome you to visit us and try our award-winning food for yourself! Learn more about Metro Diner