Westerville News & Public Opinion

4 businesses seek OK to sell alcohol


Westerville area voters will decide local liquor options for four establishments on November's ballot.

In precinct 1-A, residents will vote on two options to allow sales at a proposed theater-themed bistro in the historic State Theater building at 8 N. State St.

The restaurant will be called 8 State Bistro, and has applied for both weekday sales and Sunday sales (11 a.m. to midnight) of beer, wine and mixed beverages.

At 131 S. Sunbury Road, the Certified Oil gas station operating as a Sunoco is also applying to sell both beer and wine on weekdays and Sundays.

Voters in precinct 2-G will see Certified Oil's four options -- two each for beer and wine, split by weekday and Sunday sales -- Nov. 4.

The new Westerville Walmart at 50 E. Schrock Road also seeks both wine and beer sales, but is only applying to sell the alcohol on weekdays.

Precinct 5-B voters will see Walmart's two options, one for beer and one for wine.

In Delaware County, voters in Genoa Township's D precinct will see two options for spiritous liquor for Yabo's Tacos and Patio, 7097 state Route 3.

Yabo's Tacos is owned by Well Seasoned Kitchens LLC, and is applying for both weekday and Sunday sales of liquor. The restaurant already offers beer and wine sales.