Lindey's

4.8
6611 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Lindey's has been consistently voted one of Columbus' top restaurants for the past 38 years, and has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, the New York Times, Gourmet Magazine, The BigTen Network 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, three private party rooms and an award winning outdoor courtyard that has been voted one of the top 100 patios in America by OpenTable.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 6611 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.8
ambience
4.5
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Noise · Moderate
98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipRicC
Columbus
16 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! The food is always exceptional as is the service and we continue to patronize this restaurant because of the consistency. Thank you!

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KevinD
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful experience. The greeter suggested the patio balcony and it was beautiful, perfect seating for our anniversary dinner. Our waitress Megan was fantastic and our food was delicious. Highly recommend!

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DebbieH
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday - just ate lunch.
No birthday dessert offered.

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karen
Detroit
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a wonderful place to bring out-of-town guests. Everything is first rate, and the patio setting is beautiful.

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vipluvgoodfood
Columbus
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

I was a bit disapointed. The food not nearly as good as it used to be.

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vipsallyT
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always, always always … good food, carefully prepared, professional and lovely staff, comfortable setting. I should get tired of coming back but I never do.

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vipUAtreasure
Columbus
28 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Hadn’t been in a while and every time I come I think it’s been too long
Great service ambiance and food
Especially on the patio
It’s my favorite place for sure
The shrimp and angel hair pasta yummy
Beet humus was new to me and refreshing

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I have enjoyed Lindey's for many years -- this visit did not disappoint!

We ate on the patio. Wonderful atmosphere, great food and good service, albeit a bit slow. Perhaps, like other restaurants right now, a little short of help.

An evening at Lindey's is always a special treat. This evening was no exception!

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Olivia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was very good. Service was…awkward. Our server had a strange approach, asking us “Can I ask a question? What would you like to drink?” And would continue like this throughout the meal. He was very kind, but the way he asked us what we would like to order seemed like he was about to ask a personal question.

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vipBarrytheK
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lindey's has it all: charming building in a quaint neighborhood, innovative but friendly menu, perfectly prepared local ingredients, excellent staff, wonderful art and ambience. The bar is a work of art itself. We highly recommend it on every level.

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KevinS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First time there and it didn’t disappoint. Food was incredible and staff was friendly, attentive and made us feel special. Wish I had visited much sooner. Only issue - seats are uncomfortable.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful meal. The service was great. The noise level a little high for me. All and all it was a great experience

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vipDallasFoodie
Dallas
68 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service and wonderful food. We came from Dallas heading to Cleveland and had to stop back for a second meal prior to our flight home. We now know the best place to visit while in Columbus. Their pasta and Branzini was beautifully presented and delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came here for brunch & sat out on the patio, 10/10 experience! Great ambiance, good food & service. Couldn’t ask for more!

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DeepaP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Great ambiance. Food was decent. Service was very nice.

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vipdavidal
Cleveland
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was magic from the moment we walked into the courtyard. Beautiful outdoor space. Complimented by great food and service.

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EllenC
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was excellent. Servers who were assigned to us seems annoyed, however staff we encountered throughout the restaurant was very friendly. Great complimentary valet.

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CarolB
Columbus
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was delicious! We sat near the fountain on the patio. The service was slow,
maybe not enough help. However, inside servers were standing around waiting for the later crowd.

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Kalin5
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took out of town guests there and it was wonderful. Friendly and efficient server, nice atmosphere out on the patio on a beautiful day. The food was delicious too.

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PHatami
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I thought the food quality was good for the price, I ordered the lamb in medium rare but it was closer to well done. The drinks were great and appetizers were good and the patio is really good.

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Megan
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service as usual! The halibut was amazing. By far my favorite fish dish in Columbus!

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AveryS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great service and people, really made us feel welcome

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RickS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. If you are looking for some place to go for special occasion this is the place to go. Fantastic value for high end experience.

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Stephen
Montana
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great experience! We would definitely recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience and amazing food!!!

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Delta1913
Columbus
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Let me start by saying I love Lindey’s. The food is great, the ambiance is wonderful and the patio is top-notch. However, I have been there three times in the past two months and the service isn’t as great as it used to be. I know the restaurant business has been hit terribly hard, but one of the main reasons I go to Lindey’s is for the service. I will still go to Lindey’s any chance I get. Just be aware that the service may not be what you’re used to.

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vipDeSouza
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We tried it while visiting from out of town, on the eve of a wedding. It was amazing!

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viparno32
Columbus
24 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect as always.
We were celebrating my wife birthday.
The first thing was our waiter, he greeted us like he really cared and wanted to wait on us.
The food was perfect, just as we ordered.
Lindey’s is just an old style with ambiance to match.
Always superb, we have never had a problem with anything at Linde’s.

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AmyO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The service and ambiance was lovely. My friend and I enjoyed our visit immensely!

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PattyR
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the BEST restaurants in Columbus! Never disappoints.

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CarolG
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely lunch on the beautiful patio!
Perfect Summer Lunch Spot!

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vipDanLW
Columbus
112 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great place to eat in German Village. Will definitely go back.

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vipDallasFoodie
Dallas
68 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful patio the best food and service in town.

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Lizzy
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall4food5service1ambience2

Food was amazing but service wasn't the greatest. I believe that because we didn't want alchohol we were a bit more neglected than other tables. Our first experience here last year was wonderful but this time it didn't have a wow factor.

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JoanL
Nashville
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a lovely place to celebrate a special birthday! We had reservations and were pleasantly surprised that we got to eat on the patio!!

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AliciaD
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really enjoyed our dinner! The only thing I would have changed was to be able to sit on the patio.

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MarkK
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside. Every table was full and it was a very nice outside setting. Very busy even for a Tuesday. We shared the calamari & shrimp appetizer and house salad. Our entrees were the mahi-mahi house special and the bronzini. We finished with the post mortem dessert. We really enjoyed the setting, our meal and the service. Best restaurant in Columbus!

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Brandi
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was perfection. Plate sizes are smallish, but great for lunch. Patio is perfection! Highly recommend!

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JeffS
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always prefer Lindey's for business meals and recommend it often!

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Skidb1
Columbus
14 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service and food was prepared well. Wine list is a little short for this level of dining. They suggested business casual but many guests were dressed much more casual.

Restaurant is in a great location which lends one to a very nice casual walk around the neighborhood following dinner.

Columbus OH has many great dining options and Lindey’s deserves to be included in the top ten.

FAQs

Lindey's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 228-4343.

Lindey's is rated 4.8 stars by 6611 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.