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Best Italian Restaurants in Gahanna


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A photo of Brio Italian Grille - Columbus - Easton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Easton
Booked 30 times today
Situated in Easton area of Columbus, Brio Italian Grille has garnered positive reviews for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently emphasize the quality of food, particularly their Grilled Salmon Fresca and Chicken Milanese, regarded as "scrumptious, beautifully presented, and quite filling" and "traditional", respectively. Reviewers also recommend the lamb chop appetizer, caprese salad, and of course, the pasta and sauces. Some say it's their "fav place for great pasta". The service from the staff, described as excellent, attentive, and friendly, significantly enhances the dining experience. Even during busy times, such as Father's Day, the staff remains committed to providing top-notch service. Despite occasional hitches, the majority of the feedback highlights the compatibility of Brio's quality food, pleasing atmosphere, and good service, making it a favored destination for those craving Italian comfort food.
A photo of Johnny's Italian Steakhouse - Columbus restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Easton
Booked 2 times today
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse located in Columbus is a treasure trove of authentic Italian cuisine, highly praised by several customers. Diners applaud the Veal Sinatra, Seafood Pomodoro, and the steak and beef wellington for being "amazing" and "cooked to perfection". Their appetizers, ranging from Bruschetta to toasted ravioli, have been praised as "great starters" that enhance the dining experience. The restaurant's ambiance is lauded as "modern & chic" and the service is considered "outstanding". The desserts and well-crafted cocktails also leave a strong impression. Despite its unassuming location within a hotel, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse delivers a memorable dining experience that customers are eager to repeat.
A photo of Cento – German Village restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • German Village
Booked 76 times today
Cento, located in the charming German Village, is a culinary treasure that offers an elevated experience in Italian dining. Highly praised by patrons for its standard-busting cuisine, it transports you to a small garden in Italy with its enchanting atmosphere. The attentive and accommodating staff, complemented by the genuine Italian dishes, make it a must-visit. Described as "incredible", "amazing" and "outstanding", the diverse menu includes standout dishes like lasagna, amatriciana and swordfish. The experience is further enriched by their sommelier's wine recommendations. With accounts of "best birthday dinner ever", it's apparent that Cento is the epitome of a top-tier Italian inspired dining experience in Columbus.
A photo of Forno Kitchen and Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Short North - Arena District
Booked 108 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 Marcella's - Short North restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Short North - Arena District
Booked 78 times today
Marcella's, located in Columbus, is highly revered for its superb Italian cuisine. The restaurant has garnered gleaming reviews, with customers often labeling it as the "best Italian food" they've ever had. The menu offers a variety of dishes, with favorites such as the braised beef tortellini and the extravagant giant meatball, scoring high marks from patrons. The consistency in the quality of food and service has earned Marcella's a place in the hearts of many. The service is frequently described as outstanding and attentive, contributing to the warm and inviting atmosphere. With a bustling happy hour and a reputation for never disappointing, Marcella's has definitely carved out its place in the Italian food scene.
A photo of Martini Modern Italian restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Short North - Arena District
Booked 56 times today
Martini Modern Italian is a renowned culinary gem in downtown Columbus, renowned for its impeccable cuisine and attentive service. This restaurant consistently receives high praise from its guests, many of whom emphasize the exceptional quality of food and service. Authentic dishes such as osso bucco, lamb pappardelle, and a variety of pasta have been highlighted as star performers. It's not just the food but also the warm ambience and friendly staff that regularly earn Martini Modern Italian five-star reviews. The establishment is also lauded for its accommodating nature, demonstrated by the preparation of a special off-menu vegan ravioli. For those in search of authentic and quality Italian cuisine, Martini Modern Italian is the go-to place.
A photo of The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Upper Arlington
Booked 20 times today
The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington is a standout gem in the realm of Contemporary American cuisine. The amazing dining experiences, as echoed by multiple reviewers, are marked by a warm, welcoming ambience, professional staff, and an array of interesting dishes that cater to diverse taste preferences. The restaurant's unique offerings include the delectable chicken Pesto flat bread, fresh and perfectly cooked salmon, the Brie and Pear Flatbread, and the unforgettable maple bourbon bread pudding. The establishment also stands as a top-notch wine selection spot, where professionals guide customers through diverse, global wine options. With its cozy wine bar setting and comfortable outdoor patio, The Wine Bistro is a favorite for many, highly recommended for its excellent food, service, and wine.
A photo of Pelino’s Pasta restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Columbus
Booked 17 times today
Pelino's Pasta is a gem in Columbus, renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine. Numerous patrons vouch for its impeccable and friendly service, praising the staff's invaluable knowledge about the food and wine. Many guests describe the dishes as "amazing," "fresh," and "flavorful," with specialties like Cacio di Pepe and gluten-free pasta, which are highly recommended. The restaurant also takes care in catering to dietary needs, offering house-made gluten-free pasta. The experience is further enhanced with table side dressing and an array of fine Italian wines. While the prices are higher than average, the high quality of the food and an extraordinary dining experience make it worth every penny.
A photo of Spaghetti Warehouse - Columbus restaurant
Very Good(1028)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Columbus
Booked 55 times today
Spaghetti Warehouse - Columbus is a top spot for Italian food, praised for its fantastic food, excellent service, and reasonable prices. Numerous reviews applaud not only the quality and flavor of the food, but also the unique, old warehouse atmosphere, which is a refreshing change from the usual restaurant scene. Particularly lauded are the lasagna, minestrone soup, and pasta dishes, all reflecting authentic Italian traditions. It’s also a family-favorite venue for celebrations given the attentive service. The convenient location near downtown theaters makes it even more appealing. Despite being busy, Spaghetti Warehouse ensures prompt service and an amazing dining experience.
A photo of The Rossi Kitchen & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Short North - Arena District
Booked 11 times today
The Rossi Kitchen & Bar is a highly-acclaimed American cuisine spot known for its outstanding food and service. Customer testimonials frequently highlight the quality and authenticity of their dishes, from the "hands down best pizza" to the "steak tips and pasta Rossi". The unique concoctions like a honey-topped pepperoni pizza and the "death by chocolate" martinis are particularly celebrated. The ambiance and service are repeatedly praised, with patrons noting the "personable wait staff and management" and the restaurant's ability to create an "easy call for a fun night out." The Rossi's menu, despite being small, is appreciated for its specific focus on quality, promising a satisfying visit every time.
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