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About Lindey's

Voted Columbus' Best Restaurant 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015. 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.

169 E. Beck Street
Columbus, OH 43206
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

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

Cross Street:
Mohawk

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(614) 228-4343

Website:
http://www.lindeys.com/

Catering:
Now you can experience Lindey's at home or at the office! Ask for details.

Parking Details:
Valet service is complimentary.

Executive Chef:
Brett Fife

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Valentine's Day
Easter
Mother's Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve Dinner
New Year's Eve Dinner

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Join us for a Columbus' Christmas Eve tradition since 1981. Consistently voted one of Columbus' Best Restaurants for the past 36 years and featured in the book "As the Tables Turn" by Michael Rosen & Sue Doody.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for a Columbus New Year's Eve tradition since 1981. Consistently voted one of Columbus' best restaurants for the past 36 years and featured in the book "As the Tables Turn" by Michael Rosen & Sue Doody.

Lindey's Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (138)
Good for a Date (112)
Neighborhood Gem (107)
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Good for Anniversaries (101)
Romantic (92)
Good for Birthdays (77)
Worth the Drive (73)
Fit for Foodies (67)
Great for Outdoor Dining (65)
Business Meals (62)
Creative Cuisine (57)
Great for Lunch (56)
Cozy (52)
Great for Brunch (52)
Notable Wine List (51)
Bar Seating (48)
Sunday Lunch (47)
Pre/post Theatre (47)
Good for Groups (42)
Fun (38)
Authentic (37)
Quiet Conversation (36)
Handcrafted Cocktails (28)
Happy Hour (28)
Hot Spot (26)
Casual (24)
People Watching (23)
Seasonal (19)
Local Ingredients (18)
Vibrant Bar Scene (17)
Comfort Food (16)
Scenic View (13)
Healthy (10)
Tasting Menu (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Great Beer (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Waterfront (2)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Spicy (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful. Our server David I believe was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 6 days ago

Lindey's is great for special occasions! Try the bisque!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

I first visited Lindey's a long time ago, when I was doing a lot of business in Columbus. got back there on a recent trip, and it was just as good (or maybe even better!) than I remembered. Great ambiance, great food, great service....

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Authentic, Seasonal, Cozy, Healthy
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 (Columbus)·Dined 6 days ago

I enjoyed drinks and appetizers at the bar for happy hour before our dinner. The service was fantastic. However, for our dinner, our room was very loud and chaotic. Im sure the kitchen was overwhelmed due to the amount of people dining that night. Our food was cold and undercooked when we received our meals. They had the potential to be amazing. I will go back when it is not the holiday season.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Happy Hour
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·Dined 7 days ago

Great place for an afternoon business lunch. Their staff reached out to confirm our reservation, which ensured that we were seated and served in a timely manner.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Overall the experience was delightful. The food was perfect and was out in a timely manner. The scenery outside paired nicely with the interior atmosphere. The only issue was the party of 8 or so that were being rather obnoxious. I noticed one other couple ask to move because of the unnecessary noise. If it weren't for the nose and raucous behavior, it would have been a perfect night.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We have our annual family Christmas dinner there each year and have never been disappointed. Carly was our server and she did a fantastic job of it making sure everyone got their food Timely and making sure that the drinks kept coming. Food was delicious as always oh, and overall again it was an excellent experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

This place is phenomenal. Good cannot be beat. Service-there when you want, not there when you do not want. This is an art. Dessert was okay but everything else was incredible. And German Billage when it is snowing...a wonderful holiday site.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Service was prompt and attentive. Food was delicious!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great meal, really nice menu, fair price for what you get...very helpful server...really popular busy place in a very cool historic bldg/area

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Food was delicious! noise level a bit high .. never disappointed with entrees or drink. they make a great martinit.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Our service was remarkable from the moment we arrived! They were very busy, yet tended to our table as if we were their only customer. A perfect choice for a birthday celebration with family and friends.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 8, 2017

I had risotto and it was not cooked through but crunchy and cold. My wife's fish was also poorly prepared and cold.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

An excellent restaurant with very good service and a well-executed menu. However, noise levels on busy nights can hamper easy conversation.

Tags: Great Beer, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Wonderful service from the moment we walked in the door til the moment we got back into our car.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were coming back from the Buckeyes win in Indianapolis, and stopped at one of our Columbus favorites. What a great lunch. The french onion soup was outstanding. The salads were premium tender ingredients. My son is very picky but enjoyed his burger. This is such a great atmosphere. I am rarely disappointed here.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 3, 2017

They recently updated the French toast on the brunch menu. It was amazing before, but I think it’s even better now. We love having Sunday brunch at Lindey’s.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Delicious meal in a really great atmosphere. The entire staff seemed genuinely happy to be there and to have us there. I would go here again anytime and would recommend this restaurant for sure.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Never disappointed. Food is always wonderful. Service is attentive. Atmosphere is great if you have a special occasion to celebrate or a romantic dinner planned.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 2, 2017

New menu items.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 1, 2017

This dinner was a disaster from start to finish. Lindeys seems to have lost its touch. The service was terrible, the food came out barely warm, pasta came with bacon when it was ordered without, filet was way over cooked. Very very disappointed and will not be going back.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 29, 2017

this was a welcome lunch for a new employee and it was a comfortable setting, the service was professional and the food was excellent. This was my first visit and I was very impressed and will recommend for future business luncheons. thank you

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Lindy's never disappoints. Great Food, Great Service, wonderful atmosphere. One of us had the special risotto, another had the omelet special, and another had a salad. All were delicious.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Lindey's is still my favorite restaurant in Columbus. Service was not up to par this visit. They were not overly full (Tuesday night) but may have been under staffed. For was outstanding.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on November 28, 2017

Family gathering

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 27, 2017

This review is being dictated, so just excuse the errors. Not the Lindys of yesteryear. We loved the bar. The service at bar the attendance we received from the bartender was excellent. So, as as a late night find, stopping in for libation, I couldn’t recommend Lindys more.

We made reservations for this as a special occasion, a birthday dinner. Our dining experience was Irreparably diminished by being placed next to a loud preschooler who must have missed his nap. In a restaurant with as many tables as were available for a 6:45’dinner, we should not have been their neighbors.

We split the smoked salmon salad, the lamb chops and a chocolate mousse/torte. The kitchen plated our meals without being specifically asked, always appreciated. I’m sorry to say aside from the chops most of the the meal was unremarkable. Now the lamb was done to perfection.

How busy the server was should not have been apparent. Maybe they were short on staff this Monday evening. but for a restaurant serving in this price range, You would expect more.

Tags: Late-night Find, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Great food and great service. Thank you, Michael B, for a fantastic evening.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

One of our favorites since forever. Sue you have a real gem and we know how hard you work---and still do ---to keep Linsey's that way

Tom & MaryPat Tarpy

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

This was the first time my sons and daughter in law were at Lindey’s. We went for brunch and the service and food were excellent .

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Never disappoints! Always great food and service.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We went to Lindey’s to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary as it was my wife’s favorite restaurant. Notwithstanding being well dressed and celebrating a special occasion we were seated just outside the service door. The waitress was nice and reasoanably attentive. We both ordered rack of lamb, a favorite dish from past experience here. The meat was so tough it was hard to cut with the sharp knives provided. The lobster bisque and post mortem did not disappoint. We had a candle placed at our table, and the desert was complimentary. Overall kind of a let down.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Lobster bisque is fantastic! Have been there many times and am never disappointed.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Delicious brunch this Saturday. I chose the crab egg with a cup of lobster bisque. Wonderful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Inventive menu, excellent food, superb relaxed service, and a decor that combines turn of the century elegance with a modern feel. Not cheap but well worth the cost.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Other than being loud it was a wonderful experience!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Beautiful venue. The tournedos of filet was delicious. The lobster bisque was thicker than I recall so not my favorite. The post mortem dessert was excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 21, 2017

When I first heard morel mushroom soup was on, I thought "out of season", then I tried it......."Incredible"............. I thought I died and went to heaven. So good! First using morels can make most anything taste good, but this soup was made perfectly, with great balance and finish. Superb! Lindy's has always been a place I can count on to impress my clients.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on November 20, 2017

The food and service are always top notch. For the first time we did experience a bartender with a little bit of an attitude but we didn't let it ruin the evening. Maybe she was having a bad day will give her a pass. I would highly recommend lindey's for a romantic evening for a friend's get together or for any celebration.

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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I had the rotisserie chicken didn't care too much for it. My wife had the lobster risotto she loved it

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Recommended on big 10 network channel. Headed there after OSU versus Illinois game.
Got there early and we were seated immediately in the bar area for drinks and hors d'oeuvres until our table was ready .Great food and great service. Highly recommended.

Tags: Authentic
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