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The Top 25 Restaurants in Columbus

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There are a lot of options for dining out in Columbus… classic destinations, new and innovative hotspots, and everything else in between. Each year we ask our readers and editors to narrow down the Top 25 restaurants in the city based purely on personal experience and preferences.

This year we saw the addition of a new newcomers like Service Bar and Watershed Kitchen + Bar, and unfortunately saw a few of our favorite restaurants close from the 2016 list (RIP: Alana’s, Haiku and Salt & Pine).

The number one spot this year was awarded to a local restaurant that has steadily climbed the charts since opening four years ago in 2013. It’s safe to say that this restaurant has almost single handedly given local diners a reason to rethink “brewpub” food in a whole new way.

The Top 25 Columbus Restaurants of 2017:

25. Lindey’s

169 E. Beck St. – German Village

24. Service Bar

1230 Courtland Ave. – Short North

23. Gallerie Bar & Bistro

694 N. High St. – Downtown

The Table — photo by Mollie Lyman.

22. The Table

21 E. Fifth Ave. – Short North

21. The Rossi

895 N. High St. – Short North

20. The Pearl

641 N. High St. – Short North

19. The Worthington Inn

649 N. High St. – Worthington

18. Kihachi

2667 Federated Blvd – Northwest Columbus

17. Milestone 229

229 Civic Center Drive – Downtown

16. The Top Steakhouse

2891 E. Main St. – Downtown

The Whitney House – Photo by Mollie Lyman.

15. The Whitney House

666 High St. – Worthingon

14. Third & Hollywood

1433 W. Third Ave. – Grandview Heights

13. Ocean Club

4002 Easton Station – Easton Town Center

Barcelona — Photo by Mollie Lyman.

12. Barcelona

263 E. Whittier St. – German Village

11. Veritas Tavern

11 W. Gay St. – Downtown



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