This was a friends night out. All of our meals were very good. From a dessert perspective, the cheesecake was amazing!! Very rich. Easily a dessert that is sharable. Our server was average. She was not particularly attentive. For example, when our server came to take our dinner order, we had to ask if there were any dinner specials. This is the first time that we have eaten here that we have not had a server "on top of their game," so to speak. Overall, we really enjoy the Worthington Inn, so will definitely be back again.
The Worthington Inn is both comfortable and delightful.
We had an outstanding experience at the Worthington Inn. The hostess Mary and our server Vance were attentive and professional. The food was delicious. The Worthington Inn is a must for me whenever I visit Columbus.
$ of us stopped in after church on Sunday April 8th for a 1:30pm reservation. We made reservations on Open Table that morning around 10:30 am. It was our first time dining at the Inn and were quite surprised by a wide array of both breakfast and lunch options. I ordered the Lights out burger, which was probably the best burger I have had in the last 6 months!
Great meal...easy to have a quiet conversation.
The food was excellent. Service was friendly and fast. The specials were fantastic.
The food was great. We celebrated two birthdays and even got two complimentary desserts. I was disappointed that they were out of the lasagna Bolognese! But the salmon was excellent as a second choice!
Little attn to detail. Quality of food was not equivalent to the price paid.
We (four of us) were there for lunch, getting there around 11 AM. I think there may have been other people eating in the bar, but I think we were the only people in the main restaurant. Talk about quiet! The food was exceptional -- the chicken noodle soup was spectacular as were the salmon salads. Perhaps the most impressive thing was the presentation of the food. By that I mean the chef made every dish a work of art -- it was so attractive you almost wanted to admire it rather than eat it. The service was perfect -- no errors, polite, empathetic to our needs
A great old favorite. Just not what it used to be!
On the Wednesday evening the restaurant was very bare. It took awhile to be served drinks. We then ordered a cheese plate that was lacking a fair amount of cheese; it was mostly crackers, grapes and dried fruit. Our friend had to send her steak back two times because it needed further cooking. The server also forgot her side of grits. We ordered a bottle of wine to share part way through dinner but this also took awhile to be served. The food tasted decent but it wasn’t amazing and the lag in service made it less than desirable. My friend and I both had our leftovers boxed up to take home. The next morning I saw that they also gave us each other’s leftovers so I could not even eat the rest of my meal the following day. Disappointed...
Took my husband out for his birthday. It’s always good at the Worthington Inn from start to finish. Bruschetta appetizer to split between us is always tops! I had salmon with butternut squash risotto and my husband had the strip steak, which was tender and huge! Along with salads, Caesar for me and Chopped for him, we were too stuffed for dessert, sadly.
Brought my parents here who were visiting and it was such a good environment as well as great food. Highly recommend for a nice quiet meal
We celebrated a dear friend's birthday at brunch on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Everyone's meal was delicious. I had the Eggs Benedict and it was by far one of the best I have ever had. My spicy bloody Mary was perfect.
My two guests raved about their brunch entrees and alcoholic beverages.
The only downside was no nut free dessert - my friend celebrating her birthday with her husband and me could not find a complimentary dessert that was nut free. Her husband is the one with the tree nut allergy but if she its it, it can be passed on to him.
Again, our food and drinks were excellent. Elle
Revisiting an old favorite after some time away and it proved a lovely evening and terrific meal. Creative and in some cases quite inventive dishes (a honey/caramel flan with candied fennel seeds and candied orchid petal was unique, exquisite, rich yet light...the most enjoyable dessert I've had in a long time; a vegan dish--beer battered tofu stuffed with wild mushrooms--was tempting, unique, and satisfying and I'm not vegetarian; the accompaniments, eg grilled sticky rice in a kind of patty for my wife's striped bass, something I'd only seen in Japan at specialty restaurants, were done with as much care as the main feature. And, as others note, it is a charming 19th century mansion, so the large restaurant is divided into small, cozy rooms with charm, atmosphere, and quiet. Works for a romantic special occasion or for a business meal where one needs to be able to talk at one's ease.
When we arrived at 11:30 am with reservations, I was a bit worried because there wasn't another person in the entire restaurant. We were seated at a table where 2 of the seats faced a window with a brick wall outside. The rooms were very cold. There was a lovely table by the fireplace; however, we weren't offered it. Our waitress was fine, nothing terrific or exceptional. The restaurant became busier and the noise level was very unpleasant from the two large groups in two different adjoining rooms. The food is nothing great or special. Two of us had the Inn chicken salad plate. I don't think I've seen a smaller portion of chickens salad and fruit anywhere in Franklin county. I didn't care for the yogurt dressing. One of us ordered the walleye sandwich with chips. She said the fish was good, the chips too salty and the house made pickles terrible. We did see an order of the oyster Rockefeller at a nearby table that looked delicious. I doubt that we will return any time soon. We were hoping for a lovely lunch and it turned out to be quite ordinary.
I have always been disappointed that the Inn is not handicap accessible and makes no accommodations for anyone with issues with steps. The women's restroom is antiquated and completely unfriendly to anyone older than 25.
Food was exquisite. Ambience excellent in a small room with a fireplace that was lit and Created a very cozy atmosphere. Service was a bit slow and server was a bit disinterested however the food was outstanding and the overall experience was positive
Wonderful choices for brunch, my friend and I puzzled and happy with choices. Good food; excellent service; a fine way to while away the mid-day with the sun streaming in.
Fantastic food, ambiance, and service!
Outstanding food and service. Will definitely be back.
Always a great meal here, a very relaxing and wonderful time.
“Tom at the bar, is a friend of mine......”
He doesn’t get my drinks for free, but there is usually a happy hour, with half price appetizers also.
I love calamari, and coupled with the Manhattan that he shakes so fine......wow.
It was my birthday, so I splurged a bit, ordering a swordfish oscar, a great presentation of this modified favorite, ( mashed potatoes might have been a better choice than the sliced roasted potatoes) but otherwise perfectly cooked!
Working alone on the road can be tough, but the Worthington lets you escape for a bit and unwind, in this quaint town.
I have been to the Worthington Inn Brunch with my family for many years for special occasions. When I saw a silent auction item at a fund raiser for brunch for 8 people, I didnt' hesitate to bid on it and purchase. Took my friends on a Sunday afternoon and was disappointed. The waitress wasn't very interactive, unsuccessful at making small changes to menu items, inflexible and food was only fair to average. I will give it another chance but will not recommend to others.
wonderful experience a beautiful place to visit nice location
Everything was great: food, service, atmosphere. Only flaw was the Oysters Rockefeller. Small, dry, and just warmed through. Stick with locally grown produce and meats and you will do better.
Beautiful building with lovely ambiance, great food.
The food was excellent with decent choices for my vegan girl friend. Our waitress was outstanding and very helpful. We had a very romantic table by the fireplace and it was just an very enjoyable evening. It isn't cheep but you get what you pay for. Defiantly recommend for any evening dinning but special occasions are the best.
The Valentine Sparkler cocktail was delicious, while avoiding being overly sweet, despite the sugar cube in the bottom of the glass, the ginger liqueur gave it a very lovely taste. The surf and turf with béarnaise sauce was wonderful too. We enjoyed the fireplace and being able to speak to and hear each other, despite a good and lively crowd that evening.
It was our 1 year of marriage anniversary and we came back to the place where we got married. We received the exact table we sat at last year and had great service.
Chef has killed it with the Beer Battered Tofu. It was awesome and a great addition to the menu. As a vegetarian I appreciate chefs who are up to the challenge of a vegetarian meal. With this creation you are really on to something great. We also had the Harvest Vegetable Plate which is always good, but better than usual this time.
The Vanilla Creme Brûlée was amazing!
Management and Jenny took great care of us. Thank you for a wonderful anniversary dinner.
The food and service were great!
Service was alright. Food was alright. Nothing special. Probably won’t come back.
The Worthington Inn is one of my favorite places. We love the food and the charm.
Amazing location, great food, fantastic service, all makes it a classic restaurant for a fantastic meal.
First time visit and was pleasantly surprised. The food was
excellent and enjoyed the ambiance. The swordfish was superb and the bread top notch. The cheesecake was a dream. Great service and a great spot. Is a good place to dine and quiet enough to carry on a conversation. Great wine selection. Will definitely go back.
This place would have been awesome if the food didn't suck. I did not feel well at all after eating here. I did NOT have the Beef Worthington, which may have been a mistake.
The food was, as always, very good. The waffle was better than that. Because we were brunching at 1:30, the restaurant had run out of its French toast and some of its salmon offerings. Service was friendly but VERY slow.
I was a little shocked that the service was so poor. I went to Sunday brunch with my family on 2/4/18 after attending a number of functions at the worthington inn. My daughters and I attended after church. All food items (waffle, south of the border bowl, calamari app and burger) were poor except for the crab cake Benedict. Even worst was the service. Our waitstaff was flustered and confused.
From beginning to end, the food was spectacular. The Covey Rise chicken was prepped perfectly and finishing the meal with the S'Mores creme brulee was a great decision. I love the revival of Olde Worthington Inn through its relationships with farmers and attention to the best ingredients. Excellent ingredients, artfully prepared, thank you
Loved the Bloody Mary Selection! As always, The Worthington Inn never disappoints!
We went to the Worthington Inn for Restaurant week and ended up ordering off the regular menu, everything sounded so delicious! The service was great and the food was wonderful. I would definitely go back. It was also very romantic inside.
This is a good choice for a quiet meal, special occasion or even a business dinner. The service is good and the presentation is very attractive. The menu is varied and creative and it's a farm to table restaurant. We've gone there over the years and never had a bad experience.