Skip to Main Content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. Your Guide to a Delicious Valentine's Day
  3. 79 Columbus Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day
A photo of Valentine's Day Restaurants 2019 thumbnail

79 Columbus Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

A photo of Otlogo
OpenTable
48 Restaurants
Updated February 06, 2019
Restaurants:Mitchell's Ocean Club - Easton Town Center, Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Grandview, Hudson 29 - Upper Arlington
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, American
Neighborhoods:Easton, Grandview Heights, Upper Arlington
A photo of Mitchell's Ocean Club - Easton Town Center restaurant

Mitchell's Ocean Club - Easton Town Center

$$$$
Seafood
Easton
4.8
7492 reviews

Always Exceptional. Every time I eat here it is consistently good and the service is off the charts.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Grandview restaurant

Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Grandview

$$$$
American
Grandview Heights
4.8
5407 reviews

We had a lovely meal and a lovely evening. Taylor took great care of us and the food was delicious.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Hudson 29 - Upper Arlington restaurant

Hudson 29 - Upper Arlington

$$$$
American
Upper Arlington
4.7
3354 reviews

Wonderful 1st time experience at your restaurant! The waitress was delightful! Very welcoming and efficient! The menus options made choosing an entree difficult (in a good way). Our food was perfection! Thank you for a wonderful evening.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Hudson 29 - New Albany restaurant

Hudson 29 - New Albany

$$$$
American
New Albany
4.7
2402 reviews

Great time, great food, great friends, excellent server


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of J. Liu Restaurant & Bar of Dublin restaurant

J. Liu Restaurant & Bar of Dublin

$$$$
American
Dublin
4.3
1401 reviews

Great food. Great prices and service. A staple in Dublin!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus restaurant

Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood - Columbus

$$$$
Steakhouse
Polaris
4.7
4724 reviews

One of the best restaurants in CBUS. If you like oysters rockefeller, Eddies offers some of the best! Needless to say their beef is outstanding. The chef prepared our filet mignon to our request, one rare and the other medium rare. Eddie Merlot's uses a team of folks to make certain their table service is focused on the customer. They were respectful of our desires and certainly met them.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Polaris Grill restaurant

Polaris Grill

$$$$
American
Polaris
4.7
3967 reviews

Food and atmosphere have been excellent. Have only eaten on the patio, but is is still very quiet


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Dublin restaurant

Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Dublin

$$$$
American
Dublin
4.6
3134 reviews

Went to dinner on patio to celebrate wife’s birthday. Very nice and the food was excellent.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Columbus restaurant

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Columbus

$$$$
Seafood
Easton
4.2
3679 reviews

Waitress was rude and used my Landry points when I told her I didn’t want to use them this time.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Marcella's restaurant

Marcella's

$$$$
Italian
Short North - Arena District
4.8
4635 reviews

Excellent food and service. It’s a bit loud for conversation.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Avenue Steak Tavern restaurant

The Avenue Steak Tavern

$$$$
Steakhouse
Grandview Heights
4.8
2875 reviews

Tavern had great food & service! We enjoyed our time there.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Polaris restaurant

Marcella's Italian Kitchen - Polaris

$$$$
Italian
Polaris
4.6
3234 reviews

Wait service was friendly and prompt. Food was authentic, delicious and arrived in a timely manner. Noise level was high, but it was a busy time and it was all good natured people talking while dining. Definitely recommend dining here!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington restaurant

J. Gilbert’s – Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood - Worthington

$$$$
Steak
Worthington
4.6
6038 reviews

I had planned this "reunion" dinner weeks ago. Because of a previous memorable dinner at J Gilbert, I reserved a table there. The other couple was coming on a long roadtrip, had some issues on the way, and I had to change the time of the reservation. I called and was treated VERY kindly. In the original reservation, I had mentioned that two in the party have hearing problems, and wondered if we could have a table away from many others. We were given the BEST table, truly apart from the big room, It was perfect! Each of us loved the steaks that we ordered. In fact, we loved everything we ordered! It was a perfect dining experience for me, for my college friend= 50 years later, and for our guys. Thank you to Andres and everyone else who made our evening so very special.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek restaurant

The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek

$$$$
American
Gahanna
4.7
5895 reviews

Good food … and service were fantastic!! Itali was our server… he was great!! And you had Kim Crawford 🙌🙌. Perfect night👍


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Texas de Brazil - Columbus restaurant

Texas de Brazil - Columbus

$$$$
Steakhouse
Columbus
4.4
3606 reviews

Very good food! Great customer service would love to go back any time.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Giammarco's restaurant

Giammarco's

$$$$
Italian
Westerville
4.6
1562 reviews

Excellent entrees, great service and wonderful atmosphere.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna restaurant

Cap City Fine Diner & Bar - Gahanna

$$$$
American
Gahanna
4.7
3041 reviews

Great experience. Took my dad and family there for Father’s Day. Great food, great service, great value!!!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Forno Kitchen and Bar restaurant

Forno Kitchen and Bar

$$$$
American
Short North - Arena District
4.8
2219 reviews

I’ve been to Forno before and always enjoyed my visits. They have good food with decent vegetarian options. The drinks were delicious, but I would not recommend going if you’re looking for a quiet venue.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Brio Italian Grille - Columbus - Easton restaurant

Brio Italian Grille - Columbus - Easton

$$$$
Italian
Easton
4.4
2074 reviews

Staff at the desk were very kind, and Will our server was great. Thank you!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Martini Modern Italian restaurant

Martini Modern Italian

$$$$
Italian
Short North - Arena District
4.7
3967 reviews

My girlfriend and I went there for a date night after our convention event. It was the best experience I’ve had at a restaurant in a very long time. Our waiter was the best. He brought me new silverware for every single course. I drank like 4 glasses of water and 3 glasses of wine and I never ran out of fluids. The food was incredible also. We had the mozzarella appetizer, Caesar salad, lasagna, and shrimp marinara. Really wonderful. Thank you.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Bravo Italian Kitchen - Columbus - Lennox restaurant

Bravo Italian Kitchen - Columbus - Lennox

$$$$
Italian
Columbus
4.3
1051 reviews

Wife’s birthday


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Napa Kitchen + Bar - Dublin restaurant

Napa Kitchen + Bar - Dublin

$$$$
American
Dublin
4.7
1740 reviews

It was great!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Guild House - Columbus restaurant

The Guild House - Columbus

$$$$
American
Columbus
4.7
2959 reviews

Delicious from beginning to end. Exceptional service, cool vibe and great wine list. Was perfect for an elegant but not stuffy client dinner. Delightful!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Columbus restaurant

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Columbus

$$$$
Contemporary American
Columbus
4.6
7861 reviews

Our server Diana was amazing. She made our experience very enjoyable. The food was amazing as always and the wineeeeee mmmmm so delicious! We even got dessert to take home! It was amazing as well.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of J. Liu Restaurant & Bar of Worthington restaurant

J. Liu Restaurant & Bar of Worthington

$$$$
Contemporary American
Worthington
4.2
1810 reviews

Not very busy at lunchtime. We enjoyed sitting and talking. Joni our server was great. She is attentive, helpful and friendly.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Wolf's Ridge Brewing restaurant

Wolf's Ridge Brewing

$$$$
Contemporary American
Columbus
4.5
1840 reviews

Perfection as always. A consistent contender for the best in Columbus.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Columbus restaurant

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse - Columbus

$$$$
Steakhouse
Easton
4.6
2639 reviews

35th Anniversary


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?


Takeout available
View Takeout Menu
A photo of The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington restaurant

The Wine Bistro - Upper Arlington

$$$$
Contemporary American
Upper Arlington
4.8
852 reviews

Lovely salad with glazed salmon! Sweet and attentive server on the patio:)


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Nicola Restaurant and Bar restaurant

Nicola Restaurant and Bar

$$$$
Italian
Upper Arlington
4.7
1378 reviews

Veal Marsala was so good. Really enjoyed it and Thanks Nicola


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Bravo Italian Kitchen - Columbus - Bethel Road restaurant

Bravo Italian Kitchen - Columbus - Bethel Road

$$$$
Italian
Northwest Columbus
4.1
876 reviews

This is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. We tried new dishes (for us, anyway) and we both loved them. Outstanding sauces and pasta cooked perfectly,


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Molly Woo's restaurant

Molly Woo's

$$$$
Asian
Polaris
4.6
2445 reviews

Food was great outside seating great service was slow.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Mitchell's Steakhouse - Columbus Polaris restaurant

Mitchell's Steakhouse - Columbus Polaris

$$$$
Steakhouse
Polaris
4.4
2070 reviews

Fathers day


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Tucci's - Dublin restaurant

Tucci's - Dublin

$$$$
Steakhouse
Dublin
4.7
3280 reviews

Our usual server was not in that night, but Patrick was a good replacement. Food was great like normal. Only downside they changed the happy hour menu by getting rid of some items that we enjoyed. Sadly the happy hour menu is less enticing to go back just for that now. ☹️


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Mezzo - Dublin restaurant

Mezzo - Dublin

$$$$
Italian
Dublin
4.6
2219 reviews

Overall great experience! Great food and service.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Tony's Italian Ristorante restaurant

Tony's Italian Ristorante

$$$$
Italian
German Village
4.6
581 reviews

I do love Tony's it has always been a great place with great service. Had the Trout Milanese for the first time and it was superb! Also the menu pricing has not jumped like most of the other Italian restaurants, so it was a good deal as well! Make a reservation and GO!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Hofbrauhaus Columbus restaurant

Hofbrauhaus Columbus

$$$$
German
Columbus
4.7
1053 reviews

Great time, great food, friendly service and wonderful atmosphere. We had a nice evening celebrating Father’s Day.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Columbus restaurant

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse - Columbus

$$$$
Steakhouse
Short North - Arena District
4.9
3260 reviews

Presentation, taste, service, ambiance...always a 10/10! My wife's birthday, and any important occasion, is celebrated at Jeff Ruby's with no thoughts of going elsewhere.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Vittoria restaurant

Vittoria

$$$$
Italian
Powell
4.8
2618 reviews

We tried this lovely restaurant for the first time. We were greeted promptly and courteously upon arrival. The wait staff was friendly and attentive without being around too much. The live music in the bar was not too loud and the choice of songs was appropriate for a family establishment. The food was exquisite and promptly served. If you are even thinking about trying Victoria, go! Even the owner will stop by and greet you. How’s that?


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Oscar's of Dublin restaurant

Oscar's of Dublin

$$$$
Contemporary American
Dublin
4.4
1359 reviews

Service was excellent. JC recommended excellent dishes.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Cameron's American Bistro restaurant

Cameron's American Bistro

$$$$
Contemporary American
Worthington
4.8
3856 reviews

Love to go to this restaurant when we are down in the area! Excellent food and service!


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Alcove Restaurant & Lounge restaurant

The Alcove Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$
Contemporary American
Columbus
4.8
800 reviews

Top class dining experience.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Barrel & Boar- Gahanna restaurant

Barrel & Boar- Gahanna

$$$$
Barbecue
Gahanna
4.5
633 reviews

I ordered the rib dinner with sweet potato fries. Both were perfectly seasoned and tasted fantastic. The restaurant was clean and the waitstaff was friendly and gave food suggestions when asked. The food was hot and the beer was cold. I will definitely be back for more.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Lounge at Final Cut - Hollywood Casino Columbus restaurant

The Lounge at Final Cut - Hollywood Casino Columbus

$$$$
Steakhouse
Columbus
4.2
162 reviews

The service was great. Drinks and appetizers were good. Both our steaks were over cooked and very tough


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of The Keep Kitchen & Liquor Bar restaurant

The Keep Kitchen & Liquor Bar

$$$$
Contemporary American
Columbus
3.9
874 reviews

A quiet and intimate atmosphere. The rainbow trout and the beet salad was excellent. Greg was a fabulous server. Thank you to the entire staff for making this a memorable experience.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?


Takeout available
View Takeout Menu
A photo of The Boat House Restaurant restaurant

The Boat House Restaurant

$$$$
Unspecified
Columbus
3.9
737 reviews

The food was great and the staff was super friendly. They even let us know about a rewards program we could sign up for to receive free goodies. The view of the river is lovely. The Boat House is a hidden gem.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Six Hundred Downtown restaurant

Six Hundred Downtown

$$$$
Italian
Bellefontaine
4.8
451 reviews

Everything was wonderful just as always. We live a bit of a distance so generally this is a special trip. Worth the drive! Food was excellent as was our server.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Spaghetti Warehouse - Columbus restaurant

Spaghetti Warehouse - Columbus

$$$$
Italian
Columbus
3.6
722 reviews

Our Farewell Dinner to our Supervisor at Spaghetti Warehouse was a great experience. All seven of us enjoyed delicious food and drink. Our server was exceptional We had brought a cake with us, and our server provided us with dessert plates and utensils. We had a fantastic time. I would recommend Spaghetti Warehouse for any celebratory event.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

A photo of Barrel & Boar - Newark restaurant

Barrel & Boar - Newark

$$$$
Barbecue
Newark
4.4
341 reviews

Great Service and the food was awesome. The beer was pricey at 8 bucks a glass but the food was perfect.


At the moment, there's no online availability within 2.5 hours of your request. Do you have another time in mind?

Copyright © 2022 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 700, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking LogoPriceline LogoKAYAK LogoAgoda LogoRentalcars LogoOpenTable Logo