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A photo of Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Grandview restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Grandview Heights
Booked 87 times today
Cap City Fine Diner & Bar in Grandview is a haven for those who appreciate quality American cuisine. Celebrated for its diverse menu, the restaurant has won the hearts of patrons with its consistently good dishes and health-conscious options. From the Pecan-crusted pork chop to the less 'fishy' salmon - every dish is prepared with attention to detail and respect for dietary restrictions. The service, described as 'top-notch' and 'excellent', adds to the overall charm of this vintage-themed American diner. The diner's ambiance is amplified by its perfect outdoor patio, making it a favored spot for birthdays and informal gatherings. Customers love it for its "great variety of American diner food with an upscale twist" and consider it a reliable choice with dishes that "never disappoint". Whether it's for a family dinner, a Sunday brunch, or just a casual lunch, Cap City Diner stands out for its high-quality American cuisine.
A photo of Forno Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Short North - Arena District
Booked 70 times today
Forno Kitchen and Bar is renowned for its outstanding American cuisine, a fact echoed by many of the restaurant's reviews. Diners acclaim not only the food, but also the ambiance and service, with one customer admitting, "The food was amazing and our waiter was great!" Others rave about the pesto pizza and homemade pecan pie, which is reportedly baked by the owner herself. Known as the "best brunch in Columbus," Forno Kitchen and Bar demonstrates its culinary excellence repeatedly with dishes like the breakfast sandwich and chicken and waffles. This well-loved eatery, beloved for its relaxed yet classy atmosphere and eclectic menu, certainly embodies the spirit and flavour of American cuisine.
A photo of The Guild House - Columbus restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbus
Booked 44 times today
The Guild House in Columbus, Ohio stands out as a formidable pillar of good American cuisine. According to numerous reviews, it offers an impeccable service that matches the quality of the food served. One reviewer raved about the food being "truly amazing," while another exclaimed, "this place exceeded my hopes and expectations!" The restaurant has been lauded for not just its outstanding food, but also its warm and comfortable atmosphere. Reviewers praised the restaurant's attention to detail, cleanliness, and elegant interior decor. The servers were highlighted for their professionalism and approachability. Despite the occasional lengthy wait for a drink, the consensus is that The Guild House provides an excellent dining experience that many eagerly look forward to repeating.
A photo of The Pearl - Short North restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Short North - Arena District
Booked 64 times today
Located in the heart of Columbus, The Pearl - Short North offers a superb Gastro Pub experience as reflected in its glowing reviews for exceptional service, innovative cuisine, and trendy ambiance. Customers repeatedly commend the quality and originality of their dishes, specifically mentioning the Short Ribs, Fish & Chips, Shrimp & Grits, and the array of appetizers. The Gastro Pub's atmosphere is often cited as energetic and unique, which has helped The Pearl - Short North to become a must-visit restaurant in the city. As one reviewer puts it, "There is nothing like it in the city that can touch its supreme status of culinary perfection."
A photo of Lindey's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • German Village
Booked 108 times today
Located in the charming German Village neighborhood of Columbus, Lindey's is celebrated for its upscale Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons rave about the beautifully prepared dishes such as French onion soup, duck entrée, cream of wild mushroom soup, steak frites, and numerous others. They also commend the diverse menu, which includes an Amish chicken breast, Kobe beef burger, and tournedos of beef with béarnaise sauce. The gracious and friendly staff contribute to the restaurant's welcoming atmosphere. Lindey's has successfully blended fine dining with a classic American ambiance and consistently delivers meals that are "delicious, cooked-to-perfection." The restaurant's commitment to quality is apparent in every dish, making it a standout in Columbus' dining scene.
A photo of SoCal Kitchen + Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbus
Booked 35 times today
Del Mar SoCal Kitchen brilliantly brings the Southern California vibe right to the heart of Ohio, serving up an authentic depiction of Californian cuisine. Customers, many of them transplanted Californians themselves, have confirmed the authenticity of its offering. As evidenced by their reviews, diners rave about their diverse menu, praising items such as the creamy Roasted Shishito Peppers, the flavorful Wagyu Beef Del Mar Burger, and the Lobster Roll packed with lobster. What’s more, the delightful ambiance, attention to detail, and impeccable service provided by the staff, particularly the servers described as personable, attentive, and knowledgeable, further elevate the dining experience. Regardless of their dietary preferences or restrictions, patrons feel accommodated and satisfied, which is a testament to the inclusiveness and versatility of Del Mar SoCal's cuisine.
A photo of Hank's Low Country Seafood & Raw Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Columbus
Booked 75 times today
Hank’s is a classic institution that emanates the charm and warmth of Southern Hospitality. We are dedicated to preserving the culinary heritage of the low country and fostering a convivial atmosphere where guests can feel at ease and fully savor their dining experience. Our long-standing reputation for excellence and commitment to quality have made us a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike, and we invite all to become part of the Hank’s family and experience the spirit and tradition that have kept us thriving for over 25 years.Hank's Low Country Seafood & Raw Bar is now open and will be opening for lunch June 20 and brunch June 23.
A photo of Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse-Downtown Columbus restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Short North - Arena District
Booked 35 times today
Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse-Downtown Columbus is highly acclaimed for their exceptional steakhouse cuisine. Customers rave consistently about the impeccable service, ambience, and most importantly, their phenomenal steak dishes. Several reviews explicitly state that it's the "Best Steakhouse in Columbus" with steak cooked "to perfection". The restaurant seems to cater to not just your regular meals, but also special occasions, with one customer mentioning a splendid birthday celebration. The staff's attention to detail and the restaurant's atmosphere both contribute to the overall experience. Reviewers commend the restaurant for their consistency in delivering top-notch food and service, elevating it as a standout steakhouse. For those looking for a memorable steak meal, Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse-Downtown Columbus is the place to go.
A photo of The Avenue - Grandview restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Grandview Heights
Booked 47 times today
The Avenue Steak Tavern, located in Grandview, is celebrated for its superb Steakhouse cuisine. Delectable dishes, excellent service, and a sophisticated ambiance reminiscent of a classic New York steakhouse are frequently mentioned in glowing reviews by the restaurant's patrons. Be it special occasions or routine visits, customers expressed delight over the high quality of food and exceptional service. The restaurant's menu stands out for its use of top-quality ingredients, which contribute to the superior taste of items like the veal, strip steak, Banana pudding, and cheesecake. Patrons also praise the staff's knowledge and amiability, with special shout-outs to servers Megan, Todd, and Matthew among others. According to numerous reviews, The Avenue Steak Tavern consistently delivers an unforgettable dining experience.
A photo of Hudson 29 - Upper Arlington restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Upper Arlington
Booked 56 times today
Hudson 29 - Upper Arlington, is a beloved restaurant in Columbus, praised for its fantastic American cuisine and superb service. With high commendations for its excellent menu selection and outstanding quality, Hudson 29 stands out as a favorite dining spot in the Tri-Village area. Besides, the restaurant's ambiance is appreciated as warm and inviting, with their service staff being among the best. As per reviews, the restaurant has been able to set up excellent COVID-19 safety measures for their patrons without compromising on food quality or service. Their exquisite offerings such as the sea bass, fried rice, and sushi, as well as American classics, consistently receive rave reviews from patrons, reinforcing their status as a hotspot for excellent American cuisine.
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