Soulshine Tavern & Kitchen

4.5
174 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Soulshine draws inspiration from the 1994 Allman Brothers song of the same name. Our goal is to create a warm, comfortable, authentic neighborhood watering hole that has “Local Flavor” running through all that we do. Combine a Chef driven menu of comforting but unique classics, thoughtful service, a relaxing atmosphere and live music - pull up a chair and stay awhile!



Upscale American fare, local craft drinks & live music
Great food while tapping into the best craft beers and spirits that Ohio has to offer alongside live, local musicians.
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Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience5

We had a good time. A little disappointed that there was hair in my up charged side dish and it wasn't just removed from my bill. I didn't make a big deal out of it and was given a free drink that I didn't want and yet still paid the up charge. Needless to say my entire party was a bit disappointed in that but everything else was great.

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SUSANB
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a charming place! The service was incredible. There was a guitar player on the patio, who was a talented musician, and engaging. We all had the fish and chips, which was a high quality cod, with huge potato wedges and cole slaw. It was the perfect venue for our girls night out!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was delicious and very reasonably priced, including cocktails.

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Danielle
Columbus
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a nice dinner with reservations for 8 people on a Saturday night. Our table was indoors and ready for us as soon as we arrived. Wasn't very busy indoors so the noise level was fine. Servers were attentive to our large group and answered any menu questions quickly.

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vipeateninbetterplaces
Columbus
14 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a nice evening I ate on the patio I had the salmon once again and it was wonderful!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time dining here. Service was great, had one of the best waiters we’d had in a long time. All the food we ordered was outstanding. Very delicious. Had the Fish & Chips (fish was very crispy), coleslaw was great, Cheesy Grits & Broiled Cauliflower were wonderful. Definitely would go back again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love love Soulshine!

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vipMarkW
Columbus
33 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and service was fantastic. We were there for a Birthday and they brought out a delicious dessert

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall very good experience. Great space. Staff polite, attentive and helpful. Food was good although the Mac and cheese and the pimento cheese dip appetizer would have benefited from less salt.

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GraceC
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Fans on the patio and umbrellas on all table would be helful.

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience4

Food was really good. Had to ask several times for water to be refilled. Overall okay. Probably will go back.

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WineNdine4fun
Columbus
11 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The best part is the service! I had walleye and it was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Too noisy to talk. Waiter was super! Food okay.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it! Excellent service!

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GloverS
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We went here for our weekly date night. My wife liked her Cobb salad just fine, and I ordered the Mac-n-Cheese with Spicy Chicken. My order was fine. Not good, not bad, just fine, which is okay. I ordered a cup of coffee before we ordered our meal, and did not get it until a couple of minutes before our meals arrived ..... seems like a long time to make some coffee. Anyhow, we definitely will go back, to see if we have better luck with different menu selections, because we like the vibe of the place and the location. Recommend you try it for yourself and see how you like it .... you probably will!

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Peach
Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great staff makes a huge difference. Our waitress was great! Food was very good and so happy you carry La Crema! Music last night was also very good. We will be back !

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BonnieC
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and patio!! Love the new menu!

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SaraM
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great dinner! Perfect ambiance, great good and excellent service.

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JessicaB
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing little find! The food is fantastic. Very reasonable prices with an awesome happy hour. Highly recommend

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vipNancieV
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great wine, great atmosphere! We loved it!

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SaraM
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service. Pretty loud but it was peak dinner time on a Friday night. Would recommend

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LarryN
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat and have a drink. Food was very good

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CindyF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My Book Club ladies and I met on the patio last evening and it was absolutely perfect! Our server was attentive and friendly. The happy hour specials (sliders, pimento cheese and drinks) were all amazing! We were not rushed and able to enjoy a fun girls conversation and evening. Highly recommend!

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BarbaraB
Naples
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent quality food and atmosphere. Live entertainment! Mac n cheese and deviled eggs are great.

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vipMizhiz
Columbus
30 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We had a wonderful meal at Soulshine! Excellent service by Kareem, also. The noise level is high and it was difficult for conversation, but we managed. I'll be back for sure for the food!

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Allie
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great service, even with a reduced staff. The food was delish.

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MikeM
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The young gal who served us was outstanding. Ill go again.

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WilliamG
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great menu offerings, waiter was exceptional, and food was delicious. We plan on eating there again soon.

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KristenC
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic location for a girls night out. The staff is attentive and friendly. The food and drinks were great. There was even live music on the patio.

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KarenK
Columbus
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was tasty and our server was very nice and attentive!

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RebekahR
Columbus
24 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was fantastic as always, and we thoroughly enjoyed the Walleye dinner!

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KathleenMichael82
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came with a very large party and we accommodated easily! Our server was wonderful! Thank you for a great experience!

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vipLabLoverLaura
Columbus
61 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great last minute date night when my husband’s flight got canceled til morning. Couple of Coronas. Couple of glasses of Malbec. Chicken wings and devil eggs. We were all set! Staff was fantastic and very attentive. Great food. Great experience as always. We will be back again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were excellent, as usual!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
24 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

EVERYTHING WAS GREAT. ATE ON THE OUTSIDE PATIO WAS CLEAN AND FOOD WAS DELICIOUS!!

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Mike
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Service was excellent. Drinks and food were good. Didn’t understand or agree with the brunch only menu from open to close, 3:00pm

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Had some good meals here in the past but this time the service was terrible, food was very average and the cocktails were small, watered down and way overpriced…

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vipLovetoEatYummyFood
Columbus
9 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

This was our first visit. The positive is the patio. However it would be nice if every table had a umbrella. Our table had the hole for one but no umbrella so we sat in the sun. Overall the downfall of Soulshine is the food and service. I can live with bad service but I cannot live with bad food. The chicken was dry -- i could not even eat it, the cheese dip from the pretzel app was congealed and oily, the cheese grits has cheese but lacked flavor. Same for the Mac& Cheese. Our server was adequate. She did her job but I felt like we were a bother. All in all since the cost of the meal was not inexpensive I don't foresee going back. This first experience was bad enough to not give it a second try.

FAQs

Soulshine Tavern & Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (614) 450-1298.

Soulshine Tavern & Kitchen is rated 4.5 stars by 174 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.