The Wine Bistro - Worthington

4.6
378 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
The Wine Bistro, with three Columbus, Ohio locations in Upper Arlington, Westerville and Worthington, offers an exciting array of well-curated wines and a list of select craft beers. The menu features light and filling appetizers & small plates, soups, salads, flatbreads and entrees offered every day of the week for lunch and dinner. We open at 11:00 AM Mon-Sat and at Noon on Sunday.
Choose a table for two, a relaxed seat in the soft seating area, gather a group at one of the communal tables or in the private tasting room. Shop for wine priced at near state minimum or pay a small corkage fee (waived on Mondays & Tuesdays) to enjoy your bottle in-house.
We look forward to exploring great wine and food with you soon...
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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Friends gathering and celebrating a birthday.

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SE
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you for providing such wonderful atmosphere for a birthday lunch with girl friends. Could not have had a better time :)

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience here! It was our first time and the staff was so nice and friendly. The food was delicious. I couldn’t believe everything was made in house, even the bread! We got an awesome appetizer of baked Brie and for the main course we got a flatbread which was good and the chicken Waldorf sandwich was out of this world. The flavor combos were bomb! The manager came over to talk to us and we got to learn about the concept which was really cool. They gave us a free dessert for our first visit which was so nice! We got the bread pudding and it melted in our mouths it was delicious. Overall a great experience here! We will totally be coming back.

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1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

My dear friend and I have found a happy new home here, since the closing of the Clintonville location. We are grateful for the stellar service and outstanding offerings. We look forward to visiting again!

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MR
Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always enjoy our dinners at Wine Bistro Worthington.

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EE
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 5

When we arrived it Took awhile for anyone to come to our table. Servers are all over but no one came to us. We wanted to get another glass of wine after our food but could Not get server and sat without drinks and water for more than 15 minutes. Then when we did get her attention she brought our check without us asking for it. We were going to get another glass of wine but that sealed the deal. She was not rude just very inattentive.
We do Enjoy this place and will go back but hopefully have better service next time. We only had a couple of hours to spend there since we had a sitter. Food was fine, wine was great.

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Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always enjoy going to Wine Bistro. We particularly enjoy having Kelsie as a server. She is a great server, and we always have great conversation.

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k
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 4

I still love the Worthington Wine Bistro...usually everything goes without a glitch.
That night our server took the orders of 2 tables of people that were seated well after us. So, naturally they were eating before us! Then, it seemed that the kitchen was burning more food than they were serving and, boy, did our clothing smell of smoke the rest of the night! So, we'll chalk that up to them just having an off night as we all do on occasion!

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ST
Columbus
10 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

It was a perfect location for a Sunday dinner with friends. Quiet enough for good conversation. Good tasting food. Just what we were looking for.

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exactly what we were looking for to step away and chat over good food and good wine! Absolutely perfect.

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BC
Columbus
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding place with a calming ambiance. I will make this a regular stop.

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J
Adelaide / SA
59 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

The onion soup is a must have. We also enjoyed the baked brie and meatball appetizers.

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BR
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a fantastic time celebrating our 24th wedding anniversary. We'll definitely be back.

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

My husband and I have been to wine bistro many times. We have always loved the food and wine, but we recently got a new server Kelsie... This has made our experience 100 times better! Previously, we had a different server, maybe 6 times in a period of 3 months, and she never remembered us, but it only took Kelsie one visit to remember us. The second time we dined with her remembered what I ate and how I said I only choose from two different dishes. Not only did she remember the two dishes I choose but also what my husband gets! She is a great server and we will be back to dine with her every time.

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JD
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service. Food quality is a step above others in under the same ownership.

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NK
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Highly recommended! I reserved a table for 9 for a business dinner. We were in the wine tasting room which was a very beautiful private room. We started with a beautiful cheese board and mushroom bruschetta. Everyone ordered what they wanted off the menu. Some of the dishes included the short ribs and salmon. I personally had the chop salad with salmon and it was absolutely delicious. The presentation of the food was beautiful and the taste was out of this world. Our waitress Kelsey did a fantastic job taking care of everyone and was very attentive. The manager even came by our table and made sure everyone was satisfied. I can not say enough about this experience. I know my clients, and myself, were very impressed with the restaurant and I will be going back very soon.

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Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful private room enhanced our celebration. Service and staff were perfect. We’ll be back. Thank you!

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

True gem! Delicious food, impeccable service!

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

Our server was amazing!

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

This is my GO TO for catching up with friends. The atmosphere is always inviting, the food is on point, and the service is impeccable.

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Restaurant week food was Okay, entrees not bad enough to send back, but not very good.

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1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and service. I’m cheep so it was too expensive

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Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New Years Eve

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Denver
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

It took too long for our server to come back to us once we were seated. A restaurant of this caliber should quickly provide water and offer bread to start. Once the water was provided, we didn’t see our server again for a while so I had to flag someone else to get a water refill. When our food finally arrived, my wife’s risotto was crunchy and tasteless. Her short ribs were fine, but some of her carrots were undercooked. Wasn’t impressed with our first dinner experience at the Bistro.

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G
Columbus
24 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had lunch with our 3 grand daughters

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o
Columbus
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It’s a great environment and great food and great ambiance. We ate there for lunch. Relaxed atmosphere.

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S
Columbus
22 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amy was a fantastic server even tho she was the ONLY server available and we had a large group there for a holiday luncheon. She was remarkable and took care of us professionally and promptly. The party room is a delight and beautifully decorated for the holidays! Thanks so much!

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AW
Columbus
15 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, Dejan and his team offer and outstanding dining experience. We were celebrating my birthday and everything was perfect. I highly recommend the wine bistro whether it’s for lunch or a business meeting, an evening out. Excellent menu with interesting choices. And the wine! They offer selections from Kamnik Winery which is an added treat. This is one of Columbus’ gems.

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M
Columbus
94 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

This is a great place to have a nice meal and a great choice of wines. Nothing fancy, but good food and excellent service.

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LC
Columbus
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was very good, But, it was too noisy. Would like to meet friends there, but we want to be able to talk and hear each other. We'll try lunch. Lots of interesting sounding itemss, especially the desserts, but couldn't have one after the super rich entrée.
The cheese flat bread plate was very rich (but good). It would be better as an appetizer so one would have just a little. Took more than half home, and my husband says it upsets his stomach. At least warn people. The chicken was spicy, much to my husbands surprise I could not have eaten it. Again, warn people. Have only eaten there once, so can't comment on many of the items above.
Our server was very helpful and personable.

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

Great service. Good food.Our group likes sitting in the tasters' room. The taster's room is beautifully decorated for Christmas.

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

I would/will return to the Wine Bistro for lunch or dinner again. I live in Clayton Ohio and it took me almost an 1 1/2 to get there but it was well worth it. The food was creative and delicious along with a wonderful server that was very informative and very attentive. As soon as you walk in the place you feel comfortable and glad you came!!

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Columbus
46 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great evening. Spencer was an excellent server. The place was crowded but we still received great attention. Our meal was good and the recommended wine was excellent.

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RG
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

I was uncomfortably cold so it made my experience less enjoyable

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SA
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We were at a standard table rather than a high top. Great service from our server. Food was good. Flatbread was delayed due to a kitchen problem and comped. Not very crowded so noise level was minimal. Would definitely recommend

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KB
Columbus
4 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

Slow service but quality food and atmosphere.

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B
Columbus
45 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had another great meal at the Wine Bistro! Salmon was delicious and perfectly cooked; my daughter had the flatbread which was enough for dinner and lunch the next day! Wine list was great and service was attentive.

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P
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always it was a great evening at Wine

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d
Columbus
46 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second visit to the restaurant and it doesn’t disappoint. Food ,good, wine, just as good and the waitperson, Ashley, was outstanding

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Chicago
53 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

We have always gone to the Westerville location of the Wine Bistro and have had very good food. Regrettably, the Worthington location was not as good. The same cool ambiance is there. But the food was lackluster. The steak salad was bland as the blue cheese dressing had no punch. They were out of our favorite Key West lime pie. My partners’ salmon was good. Just not a knockout. Hopefully, this was just an off night.

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