Columbus European Restaurants

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The Pearl
Gastro Pub | Short North - Arena District
412 reviews

A Jewel Long in the Making. And well worth the wait. Cameron Mitchell’s first new restaurant concept in five years, The Pearl, is a well-polished culinary jewel that showcases made-from-scratch food, classically inspired cocktails and an exclusive selection of Ales, Lagers & Stouts. All within one urban and cozy tavern. White exposed brick, original hard wood floors, over-sized iron beams and windows that open to High Street complete this unique gastropub, located in the Short North Arts District.

Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Polaris
Italian | Polaris
179 reviews

Marcella's Italian Kitchen is a bustling, urban burst of Italian flavor and energy. Serving lunch and dinner daily, Marcella's Italian Kitchen will have a lively atmosphere – whether it be for sharing lunch, dinner or a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino. The Italian menu features selections of olives, meats, cheese, hot and cold small plates, as well as a variety of pizzas, pastas and Italian specialties. Marcella's Italian Kitchen brings an authentic Italian cafe to the Polaris Town Center, located across the street from Polaris Fashion Place.

Basi Italia
Italian | Victorian Village
129 reviews

Nestled in the heart of Victorian Village, Basi Italia is a small, casual, feel-good restaurant featuring clean, simple Italian fare with innovative twists. Basi focuses on being an approachable relaxed dining experience with a strong commitment to true hospitality. Chef John Dornback and wife Trish Gentile bring the importance of food, friends and fellowship that they embrace in their personal lives to the restaurant setting of Basi Italia. Imagine steaming plates of sumptuous food on intimate tables; friends and neighbors eating, drinking good wine and sharing their experiences with one another. Weather permitting, dining is available on the courtyard terrace where wine specialists and tastings are often an option. On chilly evenings, enjoy our heated outdoor bar area. Full service dining, carry out and delivery are all available.

Martini Modern Italian
Italian | Short North - Arena District
215 reviews

Martini Modern Italian is a vibrant, high energy restaurant featuring timeless Italian techniques, innovative culinary presentations & progressive handcrafted cocktails, all in a sexy, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Located in the Short North Arts District across from the Convention Center, Martini is just minutes away from the Arena District & is open nightly for dinner.

Buca di Beppo - Columbus
Italian | Columbus
241 reviews

Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Two sizes are available: BUCA SMALL feeds two or more and BUCA LARGE feeds four or more. At Buca, guests delight in our lively atmosphere, enjoy the classic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and admire our decor, including family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons, such as Sophia Loren and Joe DiMaggio. Our energetic atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff make Buca di Beppo the perfect place for great Italian food and fun.

Mezzo - Dublin
Italian | Dublin (Ohio)
85 reviews

Mezzo translates to "middle" in Italian, and we like to think of the middle as finding a balance – between old-world tradition and new-world cuisine, between food and wine, between casual and sophisticated. Mezzo’s ambiance infuses modern fixtures and fabrics of terra cottas, reds and earth-tone yellows among natural woods and old world touches.

At Mezzo we believe in pursuing the uncompromising balance of Italian spirit and vibrant local flavor. Our menu reflects our passion for modern Italian cuisine utilizing local ingredients whenever possible. At Mezzo we hope to bring together a meal of subtle sophisitication, balancing simplicity and creativity to showcase all that we and our community have to offer.

Whether you are celebrating an event in our private dining room, or enjoying a romantic evening for two, we welcome you to Mezzo.

The Melting Pot - Columbus
Fondue | Columbus
140 reviews

The Melting Pot offers a unique and interactive dining experience in a casual elegant atmosphere. It's the perfect location for a romantic evening, corporate dinner party, or friendly gathering. Guests enjoy a choice of 4 flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of entree selections combined with special dipping sauces. The menu also includes creamy cheese fondue, fresh salad, fine wines and mouth-watering chocolate fondue desserts.

Bel Lago
Seafood | Westerville
180 reviews

Bel Lago's mission is to bring Westerville and Greater Columbus the most fabulous waterfront dining experience in the area. The ambiance of the location on the pristine Hoover Reservoir is beautiful and relaxing -- the perfect backdrop for enjoying the creations of their exceptional kitchen team and a selection from the extensive wine list. Bel Lago's menu is designed with something for everyone -- from casual fare for enjoyment on the open terrace bar to high quality creative cuisine for a great dinner right here in your neighborhood.

M Restaurant
Contemporary American | Columbus
179 reviews

When you walk into M Restaurant, Cameron Mitchell’s marquee restaurant & bar, you understand. You are not just out on the town. You are in another place entirely — South Beach, perhaps. You’re surrounded by beauty. A lovely perspective of Downtown Columbus. An outdoor terrace overlooking the Scioto riverfront. Light woods and luxurious fabrics. A dramatically lit bar. Artfully plated dishes of eclectic American cuisine, influenced by the assertive flavors of Pacific Rim & Europe. All enhanced by impeccable service and a wine list considered one of the nation's best.

Alex's Bistro on Reed
European | Upper Arlington
63 reviews

Since 1985, Alex's Bistro has created
fresh seasonal cuisine for customers who want to enjoy a taste of European food in a relaxed, bistro setting.

Chef & new owner Daniel Kern, a German-born and trained Chef, is now the driving force behind Alex's Bistro. His cooking has roots going back to his childhood in Stuttgart, Germany.

My philosophy is simple:

We use only fresh and fine ingredients and traditional methods to produce exceptional Food. If you don't see on the menu what you are looking for, just tell me and we will prepare it for you!! That's why we only use all natural meats and sustainable seafood products. Because, I want to know what I am serving you.

Wednesday is our German Food Special Night!!

So come in and enjoy your evening with us.

Thank you so much


Buca di Beppo - Worthington
Italian | Worthington
152 reviews

Buca di Beppo serves authentic Italian cuisine in an eclectic, vintage setting. Our dishes are served family-style, meant to be shared by everyone at the table. Two sizes are available: BUCA SMALL feeds two or more and BUCA LARGE feeds four or more. At Buca, guests delight in our lively atmosphere, enjoy the classic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin and admire our decor, including family photos and candid shots of Italian-American icons, such as Sophia Loren and Joe DiMaggio. Our energetic atmosphere, delicious food and friendly staff make Buca di Beppo the perfect place for great Italian food and fun.

Z Cucina di spirito
Italian | Grandview Heights
113 reviews

Opening in the Fall of 2005, Z Cucina topped the list of new restaurants according to Columbus Monthly Magazine. Described as "unobtrusively chic", Z Cucina is a blend of traditional & modern Italian cuisine that also moves with ease into the realm of Mediterranean flavors. With an International Wine List married to the chef's cuisine, Z Cucina offers the rare experience of distinctive dining in a neighborhood setting.

Manifesto Tuscan Grato and Scotch Bar
Italian | Columbus
76 reviews

Manifesto is a spot for people who share the love for scotch, fine rustic tuscan food and beautiful space. Located across from the State House, and steps away from The Ohio Theatre. Manifesto offers a full bar, great wine list, patio with stunning views of downtown, as well as private dining spaces.

Luce Nuovo
Italian | Powell
42 reviews

Lucé + Nuovo has a contemporary Italian/French menu that can be enjoyed both casually and formally. Every season our menu changes to ensure that you only experience the freshest ingredients; all the while, supporting many local farmers and purveyors. Our wine selection is extensive and chosen from the finest vineyards worldwide.

Due Amici
Italian | Columbus
140 reviews

Enjoy Italian cuisine with smart, contemporary style in downtown Columbus. The atmosphere of fine dining comes at an affordable price. Whether you lounge on the leather chairs, sit at the engaging community table or pull up a stool to the bar, you and your guests can enjoy our unique bar and lounge atmosphere. Accompany any of our appetizers with one of our house-infused vodkas. Relax and enjoy our comfy chairs while you dine on our unique seasonal offerings in our intimate dining room. Privato, our simple but modern private room is easily transformed into any type of private event. Our uncomplicated decor and urban atmosphere will invite you in, whether you are having a business meeting or a gathering with old friends. Hardwood floors, exposed brick and low-lighting all accent our distinctive and unique restaurant.

Moretti's of Arlington
Italian | Upper Arlington
96 reviews

A family-owned business. Owner Tim Moretti is there daily preparing homemade sauce, butter, pasta salad and noodles. You will also see him nightly, cooking, preparing your made to order meals.

Italian | Powell
129 reviews

Our Vision - to provide our guests with the most authentic Italian dining experience in central Ohio. We have taken beautiful European design and combined it with a traditional authentic and contemporary Italian menu. We combine old world flavors with modern influence to serve wonderful Italian Cuisine.

Dining is an experience which combines the taste and flavor of the food, the service, the ambiance, the company and the wines we offer. We have given much thought to the details of the dining experience. The selection of our food products and wines, the level of service we expect from staff, the place settings and lighting, the murals on the walls, the beautiful faux ceiling and hardwood floors all represent the choices we have made in creating an environment which our guests will find comfortable and personal.

Chez du Bon
French | Columbus
59 reviews

Bienvenue ! 
Welcome to Chez du Bon; a little bit of Paris in Downtown Columbus.
Located in the heart of the Theater District, we are THE place for French dining and shopping in the Midwest. Whether you're looking to have a quick lunch to grab-n-go or you want to eat in and enjoy the ambiance of the market, we've got you covered.
Stop by the patisserie and choose from our fine selection of fresh foods or, if you are in the mood, grab one of our small plates with a glass (or bottle!) of wine or one of our hand crafted cocktails in the Petit Bistro and Bar.
Celebrating a special event or just enjoying Fine French Dining at its best, we would love for you to be our guest at Chez du Bon's Mezzanine Dining restaurant. The Market at Chez du Bon, where we will be showcasing our favorite things French.

T Murray's Bar and Kitchen
Comfort Food | German Village
43 reviews

Only a few blocks from downtown and bordering both German Village and the Brewery District, T. Murray's Bar and Kitchen is the place that you are looking for.

You will appreciate our decor featuring exposed brick, hardwood floors, two beautiful bars and smiling faces throughout. You will love the handcrafted cocktails and be delighted by the reinvention of traditional comfort food served by a friendly but passionate staff.

Lemongrass Fusion Bistro
Asian | Short North - Arena District
84 reviews

Upscale/casual dining. Serving Thai Fusion cuisine in a Euro-centric atmosphere. Voted Columbus' BEST Asian 2008 by AOL Cityguide. We also serve fresh Sushi and offer a Full Bar.Happy Hours are Monday-Saturday from 4:00-7:00pm and 9:00-Close, includes sushi, appetizers, $5 dollar wines/martinis and $3 domestic beers.

French | Short North - Arena District
35 reviews

L'Antibes delivers an intimate fine dining experience, serving classic and contemporary French cuisine.

Ciao Vino Italian Kitchen
Italian | Gahanna
90 reviews

In the 1980s I was part of a family that came over from Faggia Italy in 1930. The experience showed me the simplicity of good food and importance of sharing the simple joy of fresh ingredients with those you love. A family tradition I still practice today is gathering with friends to have pasta every Sunday. An admiration of simple fresh ingredients is what life's about.

Inspired by: Carmela Rosato 1908-2000.

Craig & Laura Decker, Owners

Bistro 2110 - The Blackwell Hotel
American | Columbus
38 reviews

Bistro 2110 - The Blackwell offers one of the finest restaurants in Columbus under the culinary direction of Chef C. David Wolf CEC, AAC. Located in Pfahl Executive Conference Center, the restaurant's ambiance is complemented by its view of historic Ohio Stadium. The 2110 menu includes a wide array of American, European and Asian cuisine with fresh and local products and unique presentations. Restaurant guests can also enjoy complimentary valet parking. The Bistro 2110 also accepts Buck Id Blocks starting at 5pm daily, reservations are required, business casual dress code enforced. Please present your confirmation email upon arival.

Tony's Italian Ristorante
Italian | German Village
55 reviews

Tony and his staff invite you to come in and experience their high quality, yet reasonably priced food. You will enjoy a superb Italian meal prepared using only the finest ingredients. This includes our signature homemade pastas and hand-cut fresh meats. You will discover a taste difference unique to Tony's Ristorante.

Nicola Restaurant and Bar
Italian | Upper Arlington
82 reviews

Nicola Restaurant is dynamic, cultural, and fun with open doors for all who want a true taste of Italian authenticity. To say the least, the food will be a treasure for your senses. Nicola restaurant is for any person hungry for not just food and drink, but for the unique presence of beauty, joy, and family which exists in every Italian family's home.

With chef Nicola's ability to bring together simple ingredients to create delicious dishes in a welcoming atmosphere, you are sure to have an enjoyable experience. Join us and taste Nicola's vision that greets the senses with the aroma, taste, and feel of a small town in Toscany.

Pizza Burg
Pizzeria | Johnstown
1 review

If you like pizza and you like toppings you found the right place. We do out top the rest!

Italian | Short North - Arena District
292 reviews

Marcella’s is a bustling, urban burst of Italian flavor & energy. Marcella’s has a lively atmosphere – whether it be for sharing dinner or a late night snack. The dynamic bar provides a vibrant venue for sampling from a selection of 50 Italian wines served by the bottle or quartino (1/3 of the bottle), but don’t forget about the ample offerings of antipasti & pizza. Marcella’s brings an authentic Italian cafe to Columbus’ Short North Arts District.

Ella Restaurant + Bar
Contemporary American | New Albany
62 reviews

Ella Restaurant + Bar incorporates the finest local ingredients into made-from-scratch soups, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, entrees and desserts resulting in a delicious fusion of chef-inspired Eclectic American Cuisine.

The sumptuous bar is the perfect place to relax and meet friends while enjoying a local craft beer, cocktail, martini or wine.

seasonally changing menu

Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 3 - 6:30 pm features drink and appetizer specials to enjoy in the restaurant or on our beautiful patio.

Adjoining ella is Hayley Gallery, New Albany's award winning art gallery. Stroll through the gallery before or after dinner while enjoying your favorite beverage.

Trattoria Roma
Italian | Grandview Heights
51 reviews

Serving authentic Italian cuisine for over 15 years, Trattoria Roma specializes in made to order dishes such as Rotolo di Pasta & fresh seafood features daily.