The Table

4.5
521 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
THE TABLE: fork responsibly
We are a globally inspired, locally sourced, small business in the Short North Arts District. We work closely with farmers, urban gardeners and other local creatives to bring you the freshest, seasonal and sustainable produce & meats. Our motley staff, takes pride in creating charcuterie & baked goods in-house.
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Columbus
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

We waited a very long time for food that we watched sit on the counter. Wait staff did not seem to be team players. Some stood around while ours ran around and also tended bar. Great concept with marginalexecution.

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DG
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome unique restaurant! Brunch was fabulous. The server recommended the vegetable akoori and add egg. The flavors were so good!

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

All good. Parking will be an issue

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great variety of menu items, relaxed atmosphere, attentive service.

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Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

What I ordered was very good but a small menu. Everything extra which made it a little pricey. Parking Bad

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Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I enjoyed a nice dinner at The Table. Service was attentive and fast. Waiter Ryan was excellent in his recommendations and attention to his diners. Loved the atmosphere and the food. The bouillabaisse seafood stew was just excellent with mouth-watering shrimps and scallops, squid, etc. in a light tomato broth. My wife had the chicken stew which was very good, although she tells me a little too spicy for her. Parking is a little challenging in the short north area but it can be found with some slight effort. Overall, a nice place to dine, with a young attentive crew of employees who want to establish a great reputation for dining.

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RE
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time! We had a party of eight, three picky. Everyone was pleased with their meal and said they would return in the future. I give it a strong recommendation.

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MC
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Table was very nice. You gotta know going in that this is a place to relax. If your in a hurry this aint your place. The food was great, really enjoyed the fresh tasty dishes. We planned on being there a while we did apps thru desert and enjoyed the whole experience. Really good music selection while we dined.

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AG
Columbus
7 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

With the whole family! The Table staff were such gracious hosts. Thank you!

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LJ
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 2

Really slow service. Great food.

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k
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I like the environment of the table. It was a bit out of our comfort zone (which is partially why we wanted to try it) and we were pleased with getting a new experience and trying some different foods. I am not a very picky eater, and I overall like the food, but wasn't blown away by it. The waitstaff was wonderful and attentive but the bar service was slow.

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t
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved it, the food was great and so was the service!

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GD
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My family had a wonderful meal at The Table, celebrating a birthday. Delicious, interesting food thoughtfully prepared. I would change a thing.

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Orlando
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Table has a quaint atmosphere on the first floor, unfortunately our table was in the basement, which had no ambience whatsoever. Our server was not only slow, he placed the blame for our drinks not being delivered before our appetizers on someone else and he forgot to bring my beverage four times before I actually got it. He actually chuckled and said “I don’t know what’s wrong with me tonight”. Food was very good though. I will most likely not done here again for dinner.

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C
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food and service were good. Dessert needs work. Presentation of pavlova was pretty amateurish was messy. Vegan chocolate cake was grainy.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow... what a great experience. Our new favorite place. So awesome. Food was delicious and the staff was perfect. 5 stars!

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1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentine’s Day with my hubby!

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Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Initial service was slow. We shall we'd up for our 7 on reservation 5 mins early and we're directed to the bar because the party before us had not surrendered the table yet. After 2 drinks we were seated. Order d the charcuterie, caeser salad, and entrees were the Kraken Chet's creative dish and the other oasted squash. By far and away, the best octopus I've ever had. So tender and served w peppers, sweet potato gnocchi and a red curry sauce. Delicious. Squash dish was also good but very rich and heavy. Will be back

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MD
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The menu was very inventive and every dish we had was well executed. Thoroughly enjoyed the duck entrée and charcuterie was top notch
Enjoyed it very much

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VA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really amazing food, drinks, and service. I was really pleasantly surprised by the creative take on some familiar food items. Server was very knowledgeable on food items, beer and wine (that is very important to me).

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AJ
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Waited 2 hours for our food to arrive in a half empty restaurant. Pasta was completely over cooked, sticking together and rubbery, chicken was so dry that it was impossible to chew, salmon dish was mediocre at best. Charcuterie was decent but again, the lack of attention to the 2hr wait for food was disappointing. The food wasn’t even hot when it arrived. The server was clearly embarrassed but there was no consolation nor did the manager approach our table to say a word about it.

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SR
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent service, good food, fun atmosphere. Pretty loud but it was packed because of restaurant week.

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MS
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Way too loud and understaffed. It took an hour for our food to come out, multiple items were either missing or not prepared per diet restrictions. At one point our server apologized for the delay and offered to bring an appetizer or bread basket, and then never brought it. The cocktails were tasty, but really didn’t feel the value of the food bc of the long wait and small portions for the price.

Update- The Table reached out and thanked me for the feedback. They offered me a giftcard and invited me back to give them a second chance. I did not expect nor was I seeking a giftcard, but I will give The Table another shot. :)

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ML
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

It is a nice place to eat with a great menu, but if you are looking for something quick this is not the place to go. Every time I've been there the the wait time on food is 30 minutes or if they are busy it can take up to an hour.

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We had a lovely gathering with extended family. We had adults and kids/ baby. It was casual to enough to feel comfortable, but the high service level makes it so nice. The food was delicious. It was my first time for brunch. I love dinner there and enjoy the cheeses and vegetarian dishes! Love this place.

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Our group of 8 went on a Wednesday night and it took an hour to get our food which seemed long considering how the restaurant wasn’t packed. The server was friendly but not very well versed in the menu.

Overall, we went for restaurant week, and the $35 three course menu was way overpriced, considering some of the marquee restaurants in the city also were at the $35 price point and we got much less bang for the buck at The Table. The best dessert option here on the pre fixed menu was a single chocolate chip cookie...

The mushroom Ragu main dish was ok, but none of the three of us at the table who ate it agreed we would recommend it it eat it again. If you like pretentious / adventurous food at a trendy restaurant then this place is good. Otherwise, I’m satisfied with checking the box and won’t come back

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K
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Nice environment, not too loud. Food was good—a little pricey

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RH
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Daniel our server was excellent. Did not push us, very attentive and recommended very good dishes.

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Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Well worth a try. Great place for a date!

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CB
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From it's beautiful eclectic ambiance to the unique menu items, The Table succeeds at curating and experience that I love. More recently The Table has begun hosting a dinner event for women in industry to highlight and showcase their talent. I cant brag enough so please go check it out yourself!

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing! The staff was very friendly and the food was out of this world!!!

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1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The attention to detail at The Table is second to none in Columbus. The food, atmosphere, service, and cocktails simply cannot be beaten. Prove me wrong, but not before trying it for yourself. 12 out of 10 stars!

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LM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

The concept is good and the space was lovely. But the food was decidedly average and after an error with getting our orders to the kitchen resulting in us waiting close to an hour and a misstep in serving someone with a food allergy, the response from the staff to correct things left much to be desired.

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J
Columbus
21 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Scones were excellent. I love shashuka, but all I could taste was the feta cheese. The presentation was delightful, though. My husband thought the lox was good and that the goat cheese was an interesting change from the regularly paired cream cheese.

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BS
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff is more then friendly, they make you feel a part of the "family" with exceptional service and attention to detail. They were so helpful with my reservation and requests for dinner. Thank You!

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

We booked our company holiday party here (which was only a table for six). When we arrived they did not have a table available so they sat us in the basement, was actually kind of cool, but there was no one else down there, our server rarely came down and the menu did not have any appealing options this time (my 3rd visit). Was a bit of a let down as I was excited to share this place with people I cared about.

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ND
Columbus
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Warm hospitality, creative food, welcoming atmosphere and service.

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l
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Menu changes on occasion. Wonderful vegetarian options. Creative cocktails too. They have a main floor and lower level. Choose main floor. Owners are super friendly accommodating as is the service staff.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Lovely restaurant but a bit pricey for the food we received.

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Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my first visit but certainly won't be my last. Everything was just perfect.

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