Columbus Private Dining


Eddie Merlot’s is available for
breakfast, lunch, all day meetings and dinner events.

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When you want the finest in private dining, look no further than Eddie Merlot's! Our experienced and dedicated team is here to make planning and hosting your next event a success and will help you with every detail. We are proud to serve the finest hand-cut steaks, the freshest seafood, and world-class wines. Featuring some of the largest fully private dining spaces in Columbus, we offer the perfect space for any size group with private and intimate areas that can accommodate groups from 10 guests to 70. During warmer weather, our Cabernet Room features access to our patio with plenty of space for groups to mingle outdoors. The patio is also available for hosting receptions and sit-down dinners up to 50 guests. Eddie Merlot's is conveniently located in the Polaris area, within walking distance to Hilton Polaris. For your next event make it exceptional and make it Eddie Merlot's!

Merlot Room

Merlot Room

The Merlot Room is the largest of our three private dining rooms, featuring an entire wall of windows which allow plenty of natural light, a gas log fireplace, and space for mingling or equipment setup for presentations.  For extra space, the Merlot Room can join our Cabernet Room making it perfect for larger groups that want a separate area to host their welcome reception before sitting down for dinner.  The Merlot Room is also equipped with a Bose sound system and hard-wired for internet presentations.

60 seated dinner, 52 seated with presentation, 80 reception
48 ft. x 30 ft.


Chardonnay Room

The Chardonnay Room is bright and cheerful with  champagne colored walls and wall of windows that allow plenty of natural light.  This room is perfect for board meetings, speaker presentations or intimate groups of family and friends.  The room also features a built in Bose sound system which is perfect for speaker presentations.

44 seated dinner, 36 seated with presentation, 50 reception
45 ft. x 23 ft.

The Cabernet Room

Cabernet Room

The Cabernet Room features three walls of windows and over looks our beautiful patio, which can be combined with the space during warmer weather for a wonderful place for your guests to mingle before moving inside for dinner.  Sliding pocket panel doors, leather captain’s chairs, a gas log fireplace, built in Bose sound system, hard-wired internet and four flat panel TV’s complete the space making it perfect for entertaining or business presentations. 

44 seated dinner, 36 seated with presentation, 50 reception
55 ft. x 14 ft.

Semi Private Area

Intimate / Semi-Private Area

The back of the main dining room is situated in between two of our private dining rooms, with a wall of tall windows on the west side of the building making it almost “private” on three sides, and can be booked for semi-private reservations for larger groups that are   looking to dine in the same area. 

30 seated dinner, 30 reception
23 ft. x 17 ft.

The Patio


During the warmer months, the patio is the perfect setting for casual get together for larger groups and can be utilized as a separate space to start the evening before moving inside for dinner, or a wonderful space to spend the entire evening with soft lighting and a retractable canopy awning.  Beautiful planted flower boxes add a splash of color and are the perfect accent. 

60 seated dinner, 70 reception

Main Dining Room

Main Dining Room and Restaurant

Eddie Merlot’s is uniquely designed for groups that may be larger than what our three private dining rooms can accommodate, in the fact that we have the ability to     section off parts or all of the restaurant depending upon your group’s specific dining needs.  Please contact the restaurant to further discuss how we can customize our spaces to be exactly what your event is looking for.  In addition, our sound system is equipped to broadcast in specific areas or throughout the entire restaurant depending on your event’s needs.  Available for partial or full buy-outs. 

Main Dining: 140 seated dinner, 225 reception
Restaurant: 300 seated dinner, 400 reception