The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Columbus

The OpenTable Team

Many people know that Columbus, Ohio shines for its college sports team and outstanding zoos. They may find it surprising to learn that the city also has an excellent dining scene. Columbus has tons of restaurants operating all day, whether visitors need a late-night bite after watching their team win or an elegant meal for a date night. One meal that Columbus chefs really do well? Breakfast. Diners can visit the best breakfast in Columbus to fuel up in the morning. But, how do they pick the best? Check out our Tastemaker List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Book a table at the best breakfast in Columbus today!

Restaurants:Giammarco's, 1808 American Bistro, Trattoria Roma
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian, American
Neighborhoods:Westerville, Delaware, Grandview Heights

Giammarco's

$$$$·Italian·
Westerville
1,284 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
Technically located in Westerville is Giammarco’s, an Italian restaurant that locals love. What many people don’t realize is that it is also one of the restaurants for the best breRead more
92% recommended

1808 American Bistro

$$$$·American·
Delaware
1,221 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
1808 American Bistro is a trendy new American restaurant located in Delaware, OH. This adorable, rustic eatery has a fantastic breakfast menu serving up some of the best breakfast Read more
96% recommended
American in Columbus

Trattoria Roma

$$$$·Italian·
Grandview Heights
1,112 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Trattoria Roma is definitely one of Columbus’ best Italian restaurants. But it’s also one of the best spots for breakfast in Columbus! This upscale, white table cloth Italian restaRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Columbus

The Granville Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Granville
846 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
At the Granville Inn in Granville, Ohio is the Oak Room: an upscale dining experience with outstanding food in a tranquil atmosphere. All of the food served at the Oak Room is outsRead more
93% recommended
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Barrel & Boar- Gahanna

$$$$·Barbecue·
Gahanna
418 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Comfort Food
Barrel & Boar is a chain in the Columbus area. But for some of the best breakfast in Columbus, diners can head to the location in Gahanna. This gastropub restaurant normally servesRead more
93% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Columbus

South Village Grille

$$$$·American·
German Village
170 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Anniversaries
In the heart of Columbus is South Village Grille, and old-timey American restaurant that has a modern menu with European influences. The menu features delights like pizza, steak, oRead more
96% recommended
Best Food in Columbus
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Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna

$$$$·American·
Gahanna
2,610 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
For fun twists on diner classics, visitors should head to Cap City fine Diner and Bar, a themed restaurant that is as fun as it is delicious. This restaurant that has a retro dinerRead more
96% recommended
American in Columbus

Cameron's American Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Worthington
3,593 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Located in Worthington is Cameron’s American Bistro: a favorite in Columbus since 1993. This classic, warm, wood-interior welcoming café has a menu with something for everyone. DinRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Columbus

Matt the Miller's Tavern - Gemini Place

$$$$·Pub·
Polaris
557 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
There are several locations of Matt the Miller’s Tavern throughout the Columbus Area. But they all have one thing in common: their a la carte breakfast menu is one of the best arouRead more
95% recommended