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Forno Kitchen and Bar
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The Pearl
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Gastro Pub | Short North - Arena District
The Guild House - Columbus
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The Alcove Restaurant & LoungeThe Alcove Restaurant & Lounge
377 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at the Alcove on Monday, May 13th. It began with being late for a reserved time but being a Monday, and calling to let the staff know we were running late due to a meeting going over the allotted time we salvaged that part. We arrived, our first time there, and entered, were seated and the fun began. Our waiter, Austin, was gracious, knowledgeable and efficient. He met each request quickly and exactly. We had some menu questions which he educated us on and we ordered. The salad was crisp and my wife's fillets were cooked as she likes, the flavor was excellent. Not too much seasoning, just right. My scallops were plump and juicy. Next time I'm going to try a fillet as advised by my wife. Just enough food was served, too much for us to consider a desert. Austin asked if we would like to see the dessert menu so we would learn about the options available and then he answered question's about several items which sound mouth-watering, maybe next time. We had a wonderful time for this special occasion. I surprised my wife with the reservation as we had a business meeting in a neighboring town and she had asked me about places to have dinner after the meeting. I didn't inform her of our reservation until I had to call to reset them. She was as delighted to have the pressure of decision making taken away and being served to this treat, a sort of date for a 43 year married couple. The Alcove was a very special treat. Their menu has something for everyone. Our return is assured. More

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The Guild House - ColumbusThe Guild House - Columbus
1825 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Great aesthetics and cool vibe. Portions are small, and prices are high. The ambiance is the best in Columbus. More

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Wolf's Ridge BrewingWolf's Ridge Brewing
1378 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

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Union CafeUnion Cafe
621 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

Brought my friend to the gay bars More

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Hoof Hearted Brewery and KitchenHoof Hearted Brewery and Kitchen
9 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

Love this place. They always have creative, delicious food. More

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Hubbard GrilleHubbard Grille
721 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Food was excellent, the manager and our server Brooke were very accommodating and went above and beyond to give us a perfect dining experience. The cauliflower sandwich was delicious and a great vegan dish. More

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Del MarDel Mar
101 reviews
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Californian | Columbus, Columbus

Food was delicious and so fresh. Service was excellence. More

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Juniper/Dock 580Juniper/Dock 580
218 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Columbus, Columbus

Loved this restaurant! The food was delicious and the view was magnificent! It was s very enjoyable evening! More

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Hofbrauhaus ColumbusHofbrauhaus Columbus
384 reviews
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German | Columbus, Columbus

Excellent food and service! Our server was very knowledgeable and helped pick out a nice meal for Mother's Day! More

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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - ColumbusCooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Columbus
4294 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

We got a corner booth away from most of the noise in the front. Service was great and the food was fantastic. More

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The Rossi Bar & KitchenThe Rossi Bar & Kitchen
117 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

The Shoshito Peppers with honey was delicious. I could honestly sit and eat them as my entire entree. More

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M RestaurantM Restaurant
2672 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

Our server was wonderful and the food was excellent! More

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Stein Brewing CompanyStein Brewing Company
115 reviews
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Brewery | Columbus, Columbus

I had the 🐖 wings. They were awesome. The service was excellent! More

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The Melting Pot - ColumbusThe Melting Pot - Columbus
1607 reviews
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Fondue | Columbus, Columbus

We had the chocolate fondue which was exceptional. Although our waitress was very pleasant, she wasn’t around much. We will definitely return because of the food and unique dining experience. More

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Mitchell's Steakhouse - Columbus DowntownMitchell's Steakhouse - Columbus Downtown
1682 reviews
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Steakhouse | Columbus, Columbus

We loved everything. Went there for my wife’s first Mother’s day. Filets and martinis are the perfect celebration. More

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Rodizio Grill ColumbusRodizio Grill Columbus
776 reviews
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Steakhouse | Columbus, Columbus

Beautiful restaurant. Service was fantastic. The food was incredible. More

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BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Columbus - LennoxBRAVO Cucina Italiana - Columbus - Lennox
758 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

Great food. Loved the choices More

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Kraft House No. 5Kraft House No. 5
125 reviews
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Comfort Food | Columbus, Columbus

Great food and service. Ashley was our server and was very good! More

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Mazza'sMazza's
343 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

Hanging with good friends More

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SPAGIO RestaurantSPAGIO Restaurant
1065 reviews
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International | Columbus, Columbus

N othing more to say. Excellent as always. Rack of Lamb to perfection. Scallops were exceptional. Served over a corn relish with avocado bites mixed in. Deserts are awesome. Service excellent. More

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Cantina Laredo - ColumbusCantina Laredo - Columbus
859 reviews
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Mexican | Columbus, Columbus

Wonderful brunch and great service. We didn’t know they had a Sunday brunch it was so good...we will be back! More

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Rusty Bucket - WestervilleRusty Bucket - Westerville
80 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

We have been there several times as they carry Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and my wife loves it! WE were there for happy hour and the 1/2 price pizza was a deal. Everyone's meal was great and we had a great server. More

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Final Cut Steakhouse - Hollywood Casino ColumbusFinal Cut Steakhouse - Hollywood Casino Columbus
852 reviews
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Steakhouse | Columbus, Columbus

The food was wonderful and the service impeccable. We had a lovely dining experience. More

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Spaghetti Warehouse - ColumbusSpaghetti Warehouse - Columbus
432 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

Fun place to bring the family on occasion. Food is good, service excellent, and all around it's a nice experience. More

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Spaghetti Warehouse - ToledoSpaghetti Warehouse - Toledo
74 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

Had a party of 6. We were seated on time. Had good service and good food. We had appetizers and wine and had a relaxing meal. Everyone was happy. More

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Bistro 2110 - The Blackwell HotelBistro 2110 - The Blackwell Hotel
117 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Pleasantly surprised for a campus hotel. The food was very good and excellent value. It is now on our radar for future visits. Great place for breakfast. We enjoyed the corned beef hash and crab hash dishes. More

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Texas de Brazil - ColumbusTexas de Brazil - Columbus
2286 reviews
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Steakhouse | Columbus, Columbus

Always a great time to treat a client More

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Gallerie Bar & BistroGallerie Bar & Bistro
488 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Great Mother’s Day brunch. More

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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Columbus - Polaris BrioBRIO Tuscan Grille - Columbus - Polaris Brio
619 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

My daughter went with her girlfriends for her birthday and it was great. The group said their waiter was the BEST! Thanks More

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Buca di Beppo - ColumbusBuca di Beppo - Columbus
1597 reviews
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Italian | Columbus, Columbus

Bachelorette dinner and it was great! More

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Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - ColumbusGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Columbus
282 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

The food was good. The nachos appetizer was outstanding!! I went with 3 others and all enjoyed the food. One steak was cooked medium well when it was ordered medium rare. Brought to servers attention and they exchanged it for another that was cooked perfect. All in all a very good experience and we will be back. More

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The KeepThe Keep
462 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Columbus, Columbus

My family enjoyed the Mother’s Day brunch. The special menu was very good, and the French-style desserts were excellent! Looking forward to return and taste the regular menu. More

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CopiousCopious
399 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

We've been to Copious twice and it has yet to disappoint. Everything is always delicious and fresh. Love the service, location, and the food! More

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The Boat House RestaurantThe Boat House Restaurant
594 reviews
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Seafood | Columbus, Columbus

Absolutely love this place. Beautiful location. Always great service (this time our server was the awesome Dizzy) and consistently delicious food. A definite stop whenever we are in town. BBQ sauce is the best!!!! More

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Red Lobster - Columbus - Georgesville Rd.Red Lobster - Columbus - Georgesville Rd.
3 reviews
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Seafood | Columbus, Columbus

The food was delicious and the service was wonderful. More

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Latitude 41Latitude 41
860 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Dinner and service were great. We had the place nearly to ourselves, so we could actually converse. What a treat. Ambience left much to be desired for a Renaissance property. Still, I would return. More

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Champps Sports Bar - ColumbusChampps Sports Bar - Columbus
54 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Friendly staff and excellent food. Thank you for a nice Mother's day lunch! More

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The 94th Aero Squadron - ColumbusThe 94th Aero Squadron - Columbus
71 reviews
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Steak | Columbus, Columbus

The food was outstanding and delicious. Different music venues weekly More

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OliversOlivers
117 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Service was slow, but when we complained, manager apologized profusely and took care of the bill. The food was delicious. We will go back again. More

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Joe's Crab Shack - ColumbusJoe's Crab Shack - Columbus
49 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

Our waiter was so nice and polite in on time with the drinks and service and everything .very nice young gentleman. I had a steam pot which meant everything should have been piping hot but my corn on the cob was cold that was the only thing wrong More

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Haveli BistroHaveli Bistro
75 reviews
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Indian | Columbus, Columbus

The Lamb Saag was delightful. More

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Red Lobster - HeathRed Lobster - Heath
3 reviews
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Seafood | Columbus, Columbus

Had a great spot with privacy. Waitress was attentive. Food was great. More

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The Plaza Restaurant at Sheraton Columbus at Capitol SquareThe Plaza Restaurant at Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square
229 reviews
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Contemporary American | Columbus, Columbus

Perfect ambience to gather with friends and have conversation. More

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Red Lobster - Columbus - Dublin-Granville Rd.Red Lobster - Columbus - Dublin-Granville Rd.
2 reviews
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Seafood | Columbus, Columbus

Red Lobster welcomes you by offering PRIORITY SEATING to reduce your wait time in the restaurant, so you can spend more time doing the things you love. Or, come enjoy a drink at our bar and a Tasting Plate while you wait. Red Lobster is the world's largest and most loved seafood restaurant company, offering high quality, freshly-prepared seafood, sourced in a way that is traceable, sustainable and responsible. We offer lunch and dinner daily, featuring classics like our Ultimate Feast®, Garlic Shrimp Scampi and Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp, and feature limited time flavors and preparations during events like Lobsterfest®, Crabfest® and Endless Shrimp®. And, who can resist our famous warm and cheesy Cheddar Bay Biscuits®? To learn more visit www.redlobster.comMore

Red Lobster - Columbus - Hamilton Rd.Red Lobster - Columbus - Hamilton Rd.
6 reviews
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Seafood | Columbus, Columbus

Celebrating New Year with my mother More

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Herrenhaus ElfleinHerrenhaus Elflein
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Wine Bar | Columbus, Columbus

Frankish Vineyard and Winery with a short menu of regional German cuisineMore

Herb N' Kitchen - Columbus EastonHerb N' Kitchen - Columbus Easton
185 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

It was odd being in the hotel and limited menu More

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Basil Thai Brewery DistrictBasil Thai Brewery District
24 reviews
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Thai | Columbus, Columbus

Basil is one of our favorite places to go for dinner. The food is excellent, and it is never too crowded or too loud. The restaurant also has a nice patio for outdoor eating. More

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Bristol RepublicBristol Republic
1 review
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American | Columbus, Columbus

happy hour is great! More

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OshioOshio
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Sushi | Columbus, Columbus

Oshio Sushi, Kitchen, and Bar is now open in Grandview off of 5th Ave! Like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram @OshioGrandview to stay updated with news and specials!More

Pioneer PizzaPioneer Pizza
Reviews Coming Soon
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Pizzeria | Columbus, Columbus

Beautifully decorated Dining Room to experience the BEST Pizza in town. Offering three crust styles!More

White Castle - Columbus - Hilliard-Rome RdWhite Castle - Columbus - Hilliard-Rome Rd
9 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

This was so much fun. I was so impressed. Will do it again for sure. More

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White Castle - N. High St.White Castle - N. High St.
6 reviews
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American | Columbus, Columbus

WC marketing people have smartly designed a super fun experience for a. On traditional Valentine’s Day celebration. Also love the impossible burger sliders! More

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