The Very Best Experiences

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Red Hook Grill
Grandview/UA
Tuna Steak

Tuna was exceptional!! This small family owned restaurant really has some of the best food in Columbus. If you haven’t eaten here you should!!

By devan.lemaster 3 weeks ago

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Atlas Tavern
Polaris
Loaded waffle fries and wings

YOU GUYS. This place is amazing!! If you’ve ever had wings over, then you’ll love the wings here bc it’s the same owner!The food was spectacular, staff was on point, & the atmosphere was super trendy!

By Columbusfoodtroll 3 months ago

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La Scala
Dublin
Spaghetti Pomodoro w/ Meatball

Service was above and beyond. You cannot beat the ambiance and environment. Whether you're on a date or eating family dinner it's great. The food is always amazing! Pasta was homemade. Definitely try!

By devan.lemaster 1 month ago

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City BBQ
Grove City
Pulled pork sandwich

City Bbq is by far one of my favorite bbq places in Columbus. They always get the smokey bbq flavor spot on!! Their Mac and cheese + coleslaw is literally the best! Highly recommend!!!

By devan.lemaster 3 months ago

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BBQ
Sweet Carrot
Polaris
Pulled Pork

This pulled pork and corn salsa combination on a corn pancake is amazing!

By 614_eats 3 weeks ago

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Old Skool
Clintonville
Mac n Cheese Dog

Really yummy hot dog! The mac and cheese is delicious!

By eliska413 2 weeks ago

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World of Beer
Easton
Tots

We loved the loaded tots with beer cheese, jalapeños and bacon!

By Sarahmc113 3 weeks ago

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Red Hook Grill
Grandview/UA
Shrimp Burger

Service was excellent!! Shrimp burger was AMAZING! Not something you see on the typical cbus menu. Must try!!

By devan.lemaster 3 weeks ago

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Hot Dog and Tots

Very cheap dinner and a great hot dog!

By lydpickle 2 weeks ago

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Pat and Gracie's
Downtown
Housemade mozzarella sticks

These are a must when you go to Pat & Gracie's. Sooo dang delicious!!

By Suebee8876 3 weeks ago

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Red Hook Grill
Grandview/UA
Shrimp Skewers

Shrimp was cooked perfectly!! Not too done, hate when it gets chewy. Pineapple salsa complimented the shrimp wonderfully!!

By devan.lemaster 3 weeks ago

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Tacos

I could eat these tacos everyday! Go for cheap Gringas (pork) on Wednesday.

By Juliaparker729 1 month ago

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Mini Italy

The Mini Italy is cheap and really tasty. I loved it on an everything bagel.

By 614_eats 3 weeks ago

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Old Skool
Clintonville
Graffiti Burger

Miss the old graffiti burger? You can still get it here!

By 614_eats 3 weeks ago

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Lion Sub

The subs here are super fresh and very cheap! This is an excellent lunch spot.

By 614_eats 3 weeks ago

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Press Grill
Short North
Double Bacon Cheeseburger

This is one of the tastiest burgers you’ll find in Columbus and super cheap!

By 614_eats 3 weeks ago

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Local Roots
Powell
Buffalo cauliflower

The buffalo cauliflower tastes just like buffalo wings! So good and healthy

By Sarahmc113 3 weeks ago

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Brassica
Bexley
Brisket Bowl

Brisket Bowl with all of the veggies and hummus. Very delicious combination. Decent prices, quick service.

By mollycancila 2 weeks ago

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Bang Bang Shrimp

Nice spot for dinner before a show at the Ohio Theater. We had the bang bang shrimp as an appetizer. Nice flavor and they give you a decent portion.

By mollycancila 2 weeks ago

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Balboa
Grandview/UA
Stuffed Avocado

The stuffed avocado was more of a lettuce-heavy salad, but maybe it was a sign from God that i should take it easy on the nachos.

By crave_columbus 3 weeks ago

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Cod with Romenesco Sauce

SO GOOD! The cod on the new winter Wolf's Ridge dining room menu is amazing-comes over top of a yummy romenesco sauce and fingerling potatoes.

By lydpickle 4 weeks ago

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La Scala
Dublin
Lasagna Napoletana

Can you say YUM! This cheesy, meaty, saucy combination of layer noodles was so good! Bring your appetite because it is a large portion. Server was attentive without rushing us!

By devan.lemaster 1 month ago

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Columbus Fish Market
Grandview/UA
Swordfish Romenesco

Have been here several times and have always had a good experience! The service is always great, and you can't go wrong with any of the fish dishes!

By lydpickle 1 month ago

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Harvest Bar + Kitchen
Clintonville
Healthy and Delicious Salad

I had a the mean green salad with grilled chicken and avocado 1/2 portion, It was light and fresh. Their patio is nice to sit outside!

By mollycancila 3 months ago

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Condado
Short North
Chips & pineapple guac

You may be thinking pineapple salsa on guac sounds gross, but oh my goodness it is perfection. Add a little bbq sauce on top and it’s heaven. 10/10

By KaydeeL 4 months ago

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The Eagle
Short North
Corn Bread & MacN’Cheese

These sides were great for sharing between 2-4 people! The dishes came very hot which was awesome, because it allowed us to take our time eating! The spoon bread came with maple butter, so yummy!!!

By Columbusfoodtroll 2 months ago

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Grandview Cafe
Grandview/UA
Corn and Crab Bisque

Oh my WOW. I’m not much of a soup person but this was tastey! It had sweet corn, jump crab, smoked bacon, sherry, cayenne, cream, and red bell peppers. It was a great portion size and super filling!!

By Columbusfoodtroll 2 months ago

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Milestone 229
Downtown
Mac N Cheese Skillet

Not my favorite mac n cheese skillet in Columbus, but still pretty good for $8!

By crave_columbus 1 month ago

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Olympic Diner
Hilliard
omelette

The Buckeye Omelette. For $10, you get a three egg omelette (bacon, ham, sausage, mush, onions peppers. Rye and home fries included. Awesome.

By netflixandgrill 1 month ago

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Duck Donuts
Polaris
A dozen donuts

I brought this bunch to work, and they were a HIT. The favorites were definitely the peanut butter icing ones and the s’mores donut. Highly recommend!

By savor614 1 month ago

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