Highest-rated restaurants in Columbus, according to Tripadvisor

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September 13, 2021
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Highest-rated restaurants in Columbus, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Columbus using rankings from Tripadvisor. Restaurants on the list may be closed due to COVID-19.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven’t been to yet.

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#30. Marcella's

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (546 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 615 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
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#29. Bakersfield Short North

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (197 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 733 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-1425
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#28. Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (371 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 248 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-5215
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#27. Lavash Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (183 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2985 N High St # 43202, Columbus, OH 43202-1103
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#26. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 89 E Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2512
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#25. Hofbrauhaus Columbus

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (407 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: German, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 800 Goodale Blvd, Columbus, OH 43212-3825
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#24. Rodizio Grill

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 125 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215-2783
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#23. Wolf's Ridge Brewing

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (343 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 215 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215-2510
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#22. Katzinger's Delicatessen

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (494 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American, Deli
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 475 S 3rd St Parking available behind deli, corner of Blenkner & Livingston ave, Columbus, OH 43215-5701
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#21. Tommy's Diner

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (147 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 914 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43222-1444
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#20. Barcelona Restaurant and Bar

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (519 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Mediterranean, European
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 263 E Whittier St, Columbus, OH 43206-2323
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#19. Polaris Grill

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (345 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1835 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus, OH 43240-2049
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#18. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Steakhouse
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 8760 Sancus Blvd Polaris Towne Center, Columbus, OH 43240-2140
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#17. Scotty's Cafe

- Rating: 5 of 5 (80 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 2980 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43209
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#16. The Guild House

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (382 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 624 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215-2010
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#15. Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (385 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 569 N High St The Cap at Union Station, Columbus, OH 43215-2080
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#14. J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (357 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1 E Campus View Blvd, Columbus, OH 43235-5691
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#13. Cap City Fine Diner and Bar

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (722 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1299 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-3135
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#12. The Thurman Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (1,227 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 183 Thurman Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-2629
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#11. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (536 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4014 Townsfair Way, Columbus, OH 43219-6069
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#10. The Pearl

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (601 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 641 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
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#9. Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (2,753 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American, German
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
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#8. Martini Modern Italian

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (525 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 445 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
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#7. G. Michael's Bistro & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (316 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 595 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5755
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#6. Mozart's

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (417 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Cuisine: German, Hungarian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4784 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-1554
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#5. Lindey's

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (1,157 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 169 E Beck St, Columbus, OH 43206-1182
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#4. Mitchell's Ocean Club

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (677 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Steakhouse, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4002 Easton Sta, Columbus, OH 43219
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#3. Lola & Giuseppe's Trattoria

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 100 Granville St, Columbus, OH 43230-3000
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#2. The Refectory Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (481 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1092 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-2610
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#1. Z Cucina di Spirito

- Rating: 4.5 of 5 (889 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803
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