Guests can sample a wide variety of foods at the Irish Festival, from Celtic to more traditionally American foods. Some of the Celtic food to try includes scones, bridies and lamb stew as well as the traditional fish and chip meal. Many finer restaurants and caterers participate in the Festival offering special items such as salmon and crab cakes. Some other festival favorites include, ice cream, hot dogs, fries, cotton candy and burgers.
The Daughters of Erin will also bring their Irish Tea house back to the Festival this year so that guests can try out home-made Irish baked goods with some hot or cold tea.
2014 Application process has closed – we will soon be announcing the 2014 approved vendors
Alien Corn: Tender roasted sweet corn on the cob. Irish salt potatoes, baby potatoes with a mild garlic butter sauce. Sour cherry lemonade, lemonade made with real lemon juice and real cherry juice, very refreshing.
BD’s Mongolian Grill- bd’s Mongolian Grill presents our favorite Mongolian Chicken Stir Fry and Irish Festival favorite Irish StewFry along with other delicious menu items.
Bessie’s Homemade Noodles- Bessie’s sells more than just noodles…We sell family heritage and tradition that is carefully handmade and can’t be matched in taste, texture and quality. Haluska (spicy or regular): cabbage, noodles, and kielbasa, Chicken & Noodles, Beef & Noodles, and homemade mashed potatoes.
Big Bamboo Concessions- Fish-n-Chips, Crab cakes, Oyster Po-Boys & MUCH More!!
Bob Evans Farms- Scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, fresh fruit, brats, coleslaw, and hot dogs!
Boston Bert’s Seafood LLC- Our Famous “Fish & Chips”, Fish Sandwich, Shrimp PoBoy, Our Combo (Fish, Shrimp, French Fries), Hushpuppies, Shrimp Basket with Cole Slaw, Roast Beef Sandwich, Thick Slice Bologna.
Brock Masterson’s Catering and Events- Fresh grilled salmon (salad/sandwich), “Downeast” blue-lump crab cakes (salad/sandwich), ½ pound boneless pork chops (salad/sandwich), Big fat Reuben’s, Giant Portabella mushrooms (salad/sandwich), and Brock’s hash.
Cheryl’s Cookies – Featuring shamrock cut outs and classic assortment flavors
The Cheesy Truck- The most talked about food truck in Central Ohio! Artisanal grilled cheese sandwiches and snacks
Claddagh Irish Pub- The Claddagh will feature truly authentic Irish fare!
Craig’s Fine Irish Food- Craig’s Fine Irish Foods specializes in traditional and contemporary Irish fare freshly prepared onsite.
DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines- DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines will be preparing their signature subs on fresh baked rolls.
Domino’s Pizza- Whole pizza or by the slice.
Giant Concessions- Tasty Banger Sandwiches, Hot Corned Beef and Swiss Cheese Sandwiches, Fresh Brewed Iced Tea
Giant Eagle Market District - French Dip au jus, Buffalo Chicken Wings, African Mocha rubbed beef brisket, BBQ pulled pork sandwich, French fries, grilled vegetables, cucumber salad or creamy coleslaw
Giuseppe’s Italian Ice- Authentic hand-scooped Italian ice
Giant Eagle Market District -French Dip au jus, Buffalo Chicken Wings, African Mocha rubbed beef brisket, BBQ pulled pork sandwich, French fries, grilled vegetables, cucumber salad or creamy coleslaw
Giuseppe’s Italian Ice- Authentic hand-scooped Italian ice
Graeter’s Ice Cream- Big scoops of prepackaged ice cream flavors include Black Raspberry Chip, Double Chocolate, Cookie Dough and Vanilla
Hey Hey Bar & Grill- We have our world famous sauerkraut balls, Irish potato pancakes, cabbage & noodles, and corned beef & cabbage, bubble & squeak, strawberry and cream potato cake, and limburger cheese sandwich
Highland Glenn Foods, Inc- Highland Glenn Foods Authentic Traditional Fish and Chips, Meat Pies, Bridies, Sauage Rolls, Cornish Pasties, Haggis and Chips, Vegetarian Pasties
The Irish Baker- Traditional Irish baked goods and Sunday morning breakfast!
J.Liu Restaurant & Bar- A mix of Asianand American food, an original Dublin restaurant. Jason’s spicy chicken, crab cake sandwich, spring rolls, J. Liu hamburger, lettuce wraps, fries, and lemonade
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams- Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, praised by The New York Times (“Worth a drive to Ohio”), USA Today (“Deadly delicious”), and Time Magazine (“America’s best”), are made exclusively with cream from grass-grazed Ohio cows and exquisite ingredients from around the world.
JT’s Backyard Fry Shack- Funnel cakes, fresh cut fries, ribbon fries, shaved ice, fried alligator, and lemon shakes!
K&S Concessions, Ltd- Sweet and salty kettle popcorn, Italian sausage, bratwurst, hot dogs, shaved ice.
Katie’s Pancakes- All you can eat pancakes and sausage breakfast including O.J. and coffee. A Sunday morning exclusive!
Kilbane’s Traditional Fish & Chips - Fish & chips and Irish sausage & chips
Mikey’s Late Night Slice- Cheesy pizza and toppings by the slice
Old Bag of Nails Pub – Pig Iron BBQ, fish-n-chips, pulled pork sandwich, mac & cheese, fried pickles, corn dogs, and French fries
Quaker Corporation- Original Pennsylvania Dutch Funnel Cakes and Old Fashioned Birch Beer!
Ritter’s Frozen Custard- Frozen Custard/Ice cream sundaes and Gelatis (Italian Ice served with our Frozen Custard)
RKP VENDING- Funnel cake, cotton candy, French fries, corn dogs, fresh squeezed lemonade, jumbo snow cones, hot pretzel.
Schmidt’s of German Village- Schmidt’s will be serving all of the traditional favorites: Bahama Mamas, Bratwurst, Frankfurters, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut and of course, Jumbo Cream Puffs!
Shamrock Shaved Ice- Shamrock Shaved Ice over 20 different flavors available. Make your own rainbow.
The Snack Wagon- Chocolate dipped cheesecake, old fashioned ice cream bars, and root beer floats
Strawberry Fields- All natural fruit smoothies, overstuffed sandwiches, snow cones, and our famous bourbon chicken.
Wendy’s- Frosty, twisted frosty, frosty shakes, and parfaits
Whole World- Lemonade, Irish stews- veggie/lamb, beef, and salad
The following vendors have gluten free items:
Ritter’s Frozen Custard -ALL of our frozen custard/ice cream and Italian Ice are gluten-free.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream -Salty Caramel, Dark Chocolate, Ndali Vanilla Bean and Roasted Strawberry Buttermilk
Schmidt’s -Our bratwurst is (bunless), as is the sauerkraut.
Strawberry Fields - Our all natural fruit smoothies, frozen lemonades and cotton candy are gluten free.
Brock Masterson’s -Grilled Salmon on Romaine salad, Grilled Salmon on Brock’s Hash, Grilled Pork chops on Romaine salad, Grilled Pork Chops on Brock’s Hash, Marinated Portobella Mushroom on Romaine Salad, Marinated Portobella Mushroom on Brock’s Hash, Reuben Salad, Crab Cakes on Hash (Limited Quantity), Crab Cakes on salad (Limited Quantity)
Hey Hey Bar and Grill -Potato pancakes
bd’s Mongolian Grill -Our stir-fry is gluten free. We will keep a few gluten free sauces available for our guests so they can request it.
Giant Tea -Ice Tea
Alien Corn - All of our products are gluten free