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About The Plaza Restaurant at Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square

The Plaza Restaurant at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square is proud to announce the arrival of our new Executive Chef, Mike Hammond. New menu just came out! The Plaza Restaurant and The Plaza Wine Bar & Lounge make up one of Columbus’s finest establishments, serving creative entrees of American cuisine, great wine, and outstanding drinks.
Located next to the Ohio Theatre, and always offering free valet parking to our patrons, it is the ideal spot to celebrate any occasion. Semi-Private Function Space is available in both the lounge and restaurant!

75 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast:Monday-Sunday,6:30am-11:00am,
Lunch:Monday-Sunday,11:00am-2:00pm
Dinner:Monday-Saturday,5:00pm-10:00pm
closed Sunday for dinner

Lounge Menu Available Daily 2:00pm-12:00am

Cross Street:
3rd Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(614) 365-4550

Website:
http://www.sheratoncolumbuscapitolsquare.com/

Catering:
The Plaza Restaurant and Lounge offers popular semi-private space for all types of events from celebrations to meetings with beautiful furnishings and one-of-a-kind views overlooking the Columbus Statehouse and Capitol landscape.
Call 614-365-4550 x 6261 for more information.

Parking Details:
FREE VALET PARKING when dining in the restaurant. Ask your server, bartender, or host to stamp your ticket after closing out your check. SEEING A SHOW NEXT DOOR AFTER DINNER? Leave your car with us until you are ready to go home! Wait for it in comfort in our lounge, while valet pulls it around for you.
Valet parking is located on the 3rd Street hotel entrance. The Columbus Commons parking garage is also located off of 3rd Street. Turn right on Damian.

Executive Chef:
Mike Hammond

Private Party Facilities:
When planning a private function, we have many options that accommodate all sizes and styles. Private rooms are available. Your group may join us in the Plaza Wine Bar and Lounge and enjoy the best view of the State Capitol in the city. If you are looking for a more open and relaxed area, you may join us in the Plaza Restaurant.

Private Party Contact:
Mandy Berryman: (614) 365-4586

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Open on all Holiday's
Mother's Day Brunch

The Plaza Restaurant at Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square Ratings and Reviews

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3.5

service

3.8

ambience

3.9

value

3.3

Noise

Quiet

80% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Columbus)·Dined 5 days ago

Convenient dining option before a show. Nice view of the statehouse at night and courtyard with fountain. Good food, good service and nice cocktails.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Honestly it was pretty disappointing. The food wasn’t bad, but everything we ate needed a ton of seasoning. Our appetizer and entrees were all very bland and we had to add a ton of salt to everything. The pasta had so much sauce that it splashed on us. It wasn’t terrible but it needs work and I will likely not be returning.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We arrived at 615 to a pretty empty restaurant. When asked about why the menu was so small we were told it was due to timing so people could make it to the theatre on time. We had been told about the build your own pasta and other offerings off the usual menu and we didn’t have access to any of them. Was a let down to not be able to get the full experience.

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Ok, I have come to expect very little from this place, but it remains the best bet prior to a show at The Ohio Theatre!!!! The staff is always very pleasant, but not very polished. As with most hotels, the food is a bit overpriced. I suggest sticking w sandwiches vs more complicated entrees. The saddest discovery is that they no longer offer their amazing grilled cheese on their new menu--it was the best thing on the menu!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We decided to eat at the Plaza Restaurant after attending "Phantom of the Opera", next door at the Ohio Theater. Of course the location was great (close to theater) and near our room in the Sheraton. The food was very good and the wait staff were friendly, attentive, and the view of the Ohio State House was spectacular. We were very satisfied with the Plaza. In fact, we plan to eat here again in April before our next play, The King and I. I would heartily recommend the Plaza Restaurant.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Casual, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our server was very attentive. It was a very cold day and we were seated next to the fire place, it was so nice and made the lunch meeting very comfortable in addition to the great food. The Sheraton always makes a great cup of coffee.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Scenic View, Healthy, Casual, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 8, 2017

A disappointment. Slow service. Entrees had uneven temperature suggesting rewarming. Salads were better than the entrees. Will not return.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Ate here before going to play at Ohio Theatre. Very convenient and valet parking was a plus. We were graciously welcomed by Jerry at the host desk who also seated us. Service was a little slow when there were not that many diners in the restaurant. Had the grilled cheese sandwich, which was delicious. Would definitely dine here again.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Enjoyed the food, location and view from this restaurant. Super choice for before or after theater. Lunch was quite nice with great choices and food was great. Service was good and it was not too busy.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We went for dinner before a Columbus Symphony concert at the Ohio Theatre next door, as we often do. Even though the restaurant was packed on this visit and service wasn't quite as good as usual, we were well taken care of and had plenty of time to enjoy our dinner without rushing. The food is always excellent, and our Faroe Island salmon entrees were so delicious that we are anxious to return and order them again.

Tags: Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Slow and poor service. Perhaps understaffed. Food was underwhelming.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Horrible. Waited over an hour never received our food. Thus dinner was bread and water. We're we prisoners?

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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The Plaza is a decent option if you are going to see a show at the Ohio Theatre. Valet the car at the hotel, get your ticket validated, then walk to the venue after dinner. My wife had the Filet and I had pot roast. The filet wasn't close to medium rare but we didn't have time to send it back. The roast was tasty but the veggies that accompanied it were nearly raw. The chocolate pyramid, which was touted as sharing sized, amounted to three bites each. For a Saturday night, the place was almost empty, which is fine if you crave quiet conversation. Drinks were Ok, not memorable. On the positive side, our waiter was nice and offered fine service. If I were to revisit the Plaza, I'd lower my expectations and get a sandwich and a beer.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 21, 2017

As always, it is a pleasure to dine at the Plaza Restaurant at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square. The Maitre d at the restaurant desk is such a pleasant and professional representative, always remembers me and that I need the gluten free menu, has the reservation and place settings ready and holds my chair to be seated. From there, the wait staff is great and the food is quite good. The noise level (low) is a plus so that one can have a discussion, hear it and not need to speak in raised tones to be heard. It is relaxing. The ambiance is great.

Tags: Quick Bite, Business Meals, Afternoon Coffee, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Service & food exceeded my expectations. The side salad was the best I've had in a while.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Everything was great from the greeting of the wonderful gentleman at the front desk to the end of the meal. Just two comments for the future, I ordered off of the gluten free menu, burger no bun, the burger was served on a bun. I ordered coffee (you always have great coffee) but it was really old. I changed to iced tea. Other than that, everything was great, nice and quiet to be able to discuss business.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Healthy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 7, 2017

My friends and I made reservations for dinner before seeing a play in downtown Columbus. It was the perfect location and the menu had a great variety of meal choices. We really enjoyed ourselves and didn't have to worry about driving to the theater after dinner.

Tags: Authentic, People Watching, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Fun
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 24, 2017

The experience was average. There was an appearance that the they were not ready for the number of people being served. It seemed confusing. Did not have available a "cracker" for the crab legs served with soup. That was difficult to believe.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 14, 2017

The worst brunch experience we have ever had, worst yet it was Mother' Day with three generations of mothers. I had booked the reservation based on being a Starwood Member and seeing the rating for the restaurant. Very dissapppointing and not surprising to see the restaurant almost empty.
First round of coffee was served cold, second "fresh" round wasn't much better. Overall, service was mediocre at best. Buffet was separated in multiple different locations with no signage and less direction from the staff. Along with that, it was a very disappointing selection for what a venue such as this would be expected.
My greatest displeasure was at $47.95(+ added cost of Blood Mary's and Mamossas) , a very poor value for what I experienced and described. When the bill arrived, there was no itemized receipt and I discovered our party of 7 was being charged for 8 buffet meals. To add, without the itemized receipt, we actually left a tip.
Fortunately, when I spoke with the manager, he took off the extra meal and the tip. For all of these reasons, I would never return to dine there or to recommend the restaurant.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 13, 2017

This restaurant has nice views of the Ohio
Capitol and is located next door to the Ohio
Theater with parking just across the street.

The scenery and proximity to the theater
are the only reasons to eat here.

Tags: Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Columbus)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Excellent waiter and staff food came right out on time and the staff was very friendly

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Columbus)·Dined on April 28, 2017

This was a perfect option for us to have a pleasant dinner prior going to BalletMet's Romeo and Juliet. The food was excellent, the waitress was very helpful, and the ambiance was very nice.

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on March 30, 2017

Many thanks to our waiter, Luc, who rolled with our requests & changes ever so effortlessly & pleasantly. Frankly, the food is not the greatest (stick with something basic like a salad or sandwich!), but it's the best spot to dine prior to going to a show at the Ohio Theatre. Excellent attention to our needs being met & the time constraint we were under. Finally, I alerted Luc that one of our party members was having a birthday. A charming platter arrived with chocolate birthday wishes, some fresh fruit, & delicious mini cupcakes. Well done, Plaza & Luc!!!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 29, 2017

We always enjoy the quiet ambiance of the restaurant. The Maître d'hotel is the most charming gentleman, he has a knack of making you feel very welcome. The food is quite good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 25, 2017

Perfect choice for before going to the Ohio Theater. Quick service, hot food, very attentive staff. They validate your valet parking too! The hotel had our car waiting for us when the theater let out. Highly recommend the pork tenderloins, salmon, and the cheesecake for dessert.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Our server Shala was most courteous and very attentive throughout our meal.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on March 4, 2017

While service ordinarily is OK, we had to wait 15 minutes to place a drink order after being seated. It appeared as if wait staff hadn't shown up for work. House was apologetic, but offered no specific consideration. Soup had cooled so long in the kitchen that it had a skim on top, coating on fried perch was half-cooked. Would have sent everything back, but needed to leave for the Symphony. Have had better meals there, but Saturday night was a bust.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 2, 2017

We arrived early for a pre-theater meal and were greeted warmly and seated immediately. The service was outstanding - our server was friendly, professional and prompt. (Thank you, Matt!) Highly recommend the fabulous Parmesan-crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwich, which we both had without the bacon. I will definitely return, especially when I attend the theater!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 4, 2017

Now my 3rd breakfast meeting I've held at this location. Food, service and quiet atmosphere has been perfect each and every time. Thank you!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 16, 2016

WE CAME FOR DINNER BEFORE THE SHOW. ALTHOUGH THE SERVICE WAS SLOW AT FIRST ( I HAD TO FIND SOMEONE TO WAIT ON US AFTER SITTING 15 MNUTES) FROM THEN ON IT WAS GREAT. SERVICE WAS ATTENTIVE AND EFFICIENT, FOOD WAS DELICIOUS, LOVED THE AMBIANCE SITTING BY THE WINDOW .

Tags: Healthy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 2, 2016

I chose the plaza based on other reviews. It was equivalent to a bob Evans or the like. There was a man sitting near us with a baseball hat on. The restaurants charge card machine was out of order (for the 3rd day according to the waiter) so he told us before we ordered that if we didn't have cash, we could use the ATM in the lobby or we could write down all the credit card information (who would do that?) and leave it with them. We were going to the symphony, I had made a reservation at the Plaza & left my phone number. A call about the credit card failure would have been a nice head's up in my opinion. It wouldn't have been easy to find another restaurant close by on a Friday night & get to the theater on time.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2016

Very tasty rub on the pork, great risotto, excellent bread

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 22, 2016

Server (Luke) was attentive and sensitive to our time schedule (tickets for Ohio Theatre) Also knowledgeable about wine list and able to make a recommendation

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 (Columbus)·Dined on October 15, 2016

Good location for pre-concert/theater at the Ohio Theatre on the same block. Also right across from the Statehouse. Food just so-so, and gets pricey with drinks. Many of the middling wines seemed to cost as much per glass as one can buy a bottle for around town.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 25, 2016

John the bartender/server was a delight. He made the entire meal memorable and fun. The food was delicious and the portions more than generous.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 23, 2016

We enjoyed our meal overlooking the outdoor atrium filled with trees and white lights. We had forgotten how great the food was and how convenient it is pre-theatre.
the service was excellent!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2016

The Plaza is our favorite place for a pre-theater dinner, especially when we are seeing something at the Ohio Theatre. Food, service and atmosphere were great, and being able to walk to the theater in only a few minutes is a real bonus.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 22, 2016

Delicious dinner- I had the salmon and it was great. Our waiter was fabulous.
He offered wonderful suggestions.

Fabulous!!!!!

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Special Occasion, Fun, Scenic View
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 31, 2016

We went to see wicked . Nice pre show and convenient. Nice view of the square and fountain. Will do again

Tags: People Watching, Casual
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 31, 2016

This was during our lunch hour. The food took a long time and service was not very responsive to our table.

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