Lindey's
Lindey's

Lindey's

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.lindeys.com/
  • Phone: 6142284343x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm;

    Dinner:
    Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm;

    Brunch:
    Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Brett Fife
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Lindey's offers three indoor private rooms and one four-seasons private room. Corporate needs, business dinners, social gatherings, pharmaceutical presentations, and private luncheons. For more private dining information, please contact our Private Event Manager or visit lindeys.com and click "Plan an Event."
  • Private Party Contact: Grant Cassidy, Banquet Manager 6142284343x
  • Special Events: Easter
    Mother's Day
    Thanksgiving
    Christmas Eve Dinner
    New Year's Eve Dinner

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mohawk
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet service is complimentary.
A word from Lindey's
Voted Columbus' Best Restaurant 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014. Lindey's has been consistently voted one of Columbus' top restaurants for the past 32 years, and has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, the New York Times, Gourmet Magazine and the book "As the Tables Turn" by Sue Doody & Michael Rosen.

Lindey's is a high-energy, white tablecloth restaurant serving the finest American cuisine in an upper east side New York bistro setting. Nestled in historic German Village, the design incorporates original artwork, bentwood chairs, copper topped bars and hardwood floors. With its exciting and vibrant atmosphere, Lindey's has three main dining rooms, four private party rooms and an award winning outdoor courtyard.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Lindey's reviews from OpenTable diners
425 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (323)neighborhood gem (274)great for outdoor dining (235)romantic (235)fit for foodies (200)great for brunch (116)great for lunch (113)good for groups (106)notable wine list (94)hot spot (76)vibrant bar scene (53)scenic view (33)late-night find (24)kid-friendly (24)Show More
  • Outstanding, as usual
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Always a pleasure dining at Lindey's. The food is consistently of high quality with imaginary selections. Servers are well trained and pleasant. It is always a treat to be able to sit in the patio in good weather. Their support of the Columbus arts community by offering a 20% discount with a CAPA event ticket is greatly appreciated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I LOVE LINDEY'S
    GVResident
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Expect for the fact that I was seated in the only seat that gets direct sunlight throughout the early afternoon, this was an amazing visit. I had brunch with 4 of my closest friends. We had to wait a little bit to get a table on the patio since they don't take reservations for the outdoors. We also had to wait quite a bit to get drinks at the outside bar because the bartenders were running around like headless chickens trying to accomodate the crowded patio. But neither wait was annoying or too long. Once we got seated, it was zen. The service was perfect as usual, the food was amazing as usual (except there wasn't much lobster on the lobster benedict), and the ambiance was exactly what we wanted. I need to come here more often!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Felt stereo typed and neglected the whole time. Never told the specials. Sat forever with credit cards out...tipped valet more then bar. Bartender had pub tables On top of a busy bar on Sunday brunch. She couldn't handle it. Customers asked us to move down one when we were in the middle of our meal so that they could sit only to wait for a table. It was uncomfortable and very rude
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Classic Standby
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It had been almost 11 years since my last visit to Lindey's. Still the same great place with excellent food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The patio is beautiful for outdoor dining. The food was very good. Would definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We had a fine meal, good service and conscientious attempts to accommodate a hearing handicap.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We went with a total of seven people, which included two children. We had excellent service and excellent food. My son was excited about having salmon on the kids menu. It was excellent. The filet and the lamb also received great reviews from other members of the party. They offer free valet parking which was a huge bonus-but don't forget to tip the valet! The only item that had a complaint was the white chocolate coconut cream pie-I personally did not try it but my MIL said the crust was a little doughy. We would defenitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely dinner
    alexandra
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Me and a couple of business partners had a dinner at Lindey's and enjoyed it entirely. The food was very good and the outdoor seating area was perfect for a warm indian summer night. The staff was friendly and very helpful assisting us to find a good table outside on a busy Thursday night. I would definitely recommend the place for a romantic evening or a dinner with a small group of friends!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    This experience was more than we expected. Took my wife out on date night and the food was fantastic, the ambiance, wine as well as the excellent service! We will be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Lunch
    Debbie
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We went for a special lunch, my husband was home in the middle of the week. We sat on the lovely patio, shared champagne, salads, and dessert. It was a perfect day, with perfect food and drink, perfect setting and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great find in Germantown
    OpenTable Diner Since 2000VIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    A great find in quaint Germantown. Good quality food and overall great service. Both appetizer (onion soup) and main course (chilean seabass) were top notch. Waiter service areas could be situated a bit farther from some of the tables; as we were dining, we can actualy overhear staff chatting and discussing which dish goes to which table. Just a small issue ... otherwise a great choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome brunch as always!
    Maani
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Simply fantastic, can't ever go wrong with this place. By far one of the best I've been to for brunch in Columbus. The patio experience has a great vibe and the service is always superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • German Village Gem
    JColVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Superb restaurant for lunch in a picturesque neighborhood (though parking can be a problem). Impeccable service, eclectic food offerings. One of the best hamburgers I have ever eaten. I heartily recommend this restaurant; reseervations are a must.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special occasion brunch
    Sweetstar
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Our family experienced a wonderful Sunday brunch at Lindeys. We were pleasantly surprised to find a table outside in the patio area. The area was intimately beautiful surrounded by patio umbrellas and blooming garden treasures. The food was unbelievably fantastic and the two of us at our table who eat Gluten Free could easily find a huge GF menu to choose from. I personally cannot wait to go back. A true gem of a restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food and Service But.....
    gorpmaster
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was outstanding, service the same but the noise level did not add to the romantic evening. If you can stand loudness you will love this place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Treat!
    Travelingsisters
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    My over 50 birthday dinner was magnificent at Lindey's! The lobster bisque was great, but the sea bass was perfection! Good service, too. Thank you Lindey's for a memorable birthday!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • birthday dinner get together
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Was a birthday surprise for my husband and first thing out of the hosts mouth was dinner table for 4. I had secretly invited his sister and husband to join us. . She wasn't supposed to say that and that was confirmed before hand. Service was very very slow. Food was delicious though both of the steaks were cold. Must have been waiting on the fries as they were the only thing hot. The pita bread was superb.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak but loud!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    The steaks at lindeys were very good but not the best I've ever had. However, the noise level was bad. We could barely hear one another across the table.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My parent's50th wedding anniversary
    Jonesmeetslees
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Yep, you will pay an arm and leg for a dinner for 6 and a bottle of champagne. But each bite is all worth it. Ordering the lobster bisque is a must. Service was great and attentive to our 2 & 5 year old. They immediately received crayons and coloring placement and each a balloon at the end by the waitress, which was a nice treat to them. And my parents were treated to a free dessert. A great place for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful patio, decent food
    vegtravelerVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I know people rave about this place but i have to say the pasta was just average and the salad was just ok. The garden in the back is just wonderful to eat in and i think the real reason to go to this german village space. The waiter was very attentive. I have to say the crowd was a lot older than i expected. Veg options were ok.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, slow service night
    BrienneOH
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Always enjoy Lindey's. As usual, I waited to hear the specials and chose the Arctic char over sweet potato purée with brussel sprouts. It was wonderful. However, our wait to hear the specials was a bit longer than expected. And the wait for everything was longer than should be expected. I believe the bartender was actually our server, which is unusual here. But we were late for our reservation, so maybe this was our only option. We always enjoy our experience at Lindey's for clients and the lack of attention this time was just disappointing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Top Notch
    duckdiner
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Lindy's is a gem in German Village. The food service and environment are always outstanding. We ate outside of the patio for a late summer dinner. Food was hot, tasty, and top-quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dinner
    Talya
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We celebrated a special occasion, and was delighted with the food and the service. It was not our first time dining there, and as always it was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Love the patio--had a very good waiter although his name escapes me at present. Always a good experience--thank you!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Amazing Brunch
    JLBR
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    LOVE the brunch menu. And the outdoor patio is wonderful. Also live the dinner menu, but when looking for a great outdoor brunch spot this is it!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I enjoyed the professionalism and the customer service. Free valet was super important and a bonus as well. Menu items were unique and my risotto was devine!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service but noisy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    As a couple celebrating a birthday, I was expecting a more intimate, quiet dining experience. Our birthday celebration was marred by a large party nearby that upped the sound level considerably.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outoftowner2014
    outoftowner2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Got there a little early and was offered a table by the door. We passed since it was busy and it was very close to the hostess station. Decided to have drinks in the bar and wait for our table. Right on time the hostess found us and we were seated. The couple with us had never been to Lindey's and were not disappointed. The server was friendly and had a great sense of humor. All four meals were excellent. Still our favorite place to dine in Columbus.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had initial concerns
    RoBoTeq
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    When my wife and I first entered the restaurant, the noise level was annoying for a nice sit down meal. As it turned out, the front dining area is also the bar area and is quite noisy. We were taken to a room that was buffered from the noise. I don't believe we would have stayed if we had been seated in the first or second rooms.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We were celebrating our anniversary and we had a great experience. The staff was courteous, good was excellent, and they even accommodated our special request. Would definitely recommend and dine their again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chee
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Welcoming atmosphere, good food, accomodating/helpful staff knowledgeable about the food selections.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jenny was awesome!!
    JimmyV
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Just celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary there. Best patio dining in Colunbus. Food was awesome. Ambiance unparalled. But all of that paled in comparison to our server Jenny. She was very professional and friendly. She gave us great recommendations and made our night much more enjoyable. So if you go, sit on the patio and hope you have Jenny as your server!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great restaurant
    dssss
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Fabulous time for a friendly birthday celebration. Great food, service, and ambience. The history is a big plus.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Too many bad factors
    Refined
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Had reservations for 2, was asked if we wanted indoor or outdoor despite having specified in the reservation, plenty of open tables, yet seated in a busy intersection inside. By a window, which was then distracted painfully by flashing lights of emergency vehicle: can't fault the restaurant for this, but still rather painful. Quick to get menu, but slow to get drinks, food, service during meal (they also forgot my wives sandwich spread on the side), dessert menu, checking on if we WANT anything from the dessert menu, and finally billing (and getting receipt back from billing). Food was room temperature when received, portions were either too small or overpowered (could not taste chicken in sandwich). Salad had unwelcome blue cheese.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Little Longer Than Needed
    Brunch
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    The dining room is loud. The waiter gave us a few minutes to order but then seemed to disappear. The food was good but only lukewarm. We asked the server to split the bill but still put the charges on same card. On this occasion I would not recommend it but other occasions have been much better.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lindey's is Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Lindey's has become our "go to" special occasion spot. The atmosphere is wonderful and the service is always spot on. The food is always cooked to specification and is delicious. We have never left there dissapointed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for any occasion
    2fromLancaster
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This was our 4th trip to Lindey's and once again it was great. We were here on 9/6 to celebrate our 28th anniversary, and were hoping for a superb experience like our previous trips. Lindey's delivered. Consistency on great food and great service. Loads of ambiance too... food prepared precisely as we ordered, timely and so delicious. I've yet to have anything that wasn't amazing from their menu. Helpful, conscientious but not hovering waitstaff. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    Eat4life
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had late lunch on a Saturday. It was. It that busy but service extremely slow. We had to ask when our food would be coming. I had the fish tacos and the fish was a small bite and heavily breaded. I've had fish tacos at other restaurants and the fish was flaked, not breaded. My sister's food was barely warm. Her pancake was slightly burned. Will not recommend this restaurant to friends.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch @ Lindey's
    blondiegirl
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Weekend brunch at Lindey's is one of my favorite things!! The food/service is great and the atmosphere is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place for dinner in Columbus
    Hokie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great food, competent waiters. Highly recommended. Patio is the best place to eat as it can be pretty noisy inside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic