Ohio has one of the most colorful histories and most diverse demographics among states – and its food scene reflects that. We made a guide to some of the most loved restaurants in Ohio for you and your family to try during your stay with us.
Cap City Fine Diner and Bar
Cap City Diner offers lunch and dinner favorites with delicious twists and big flavors created by their seasoned chefs. Visitors can choose from their wide selections of entrees, plates, and desserts. Their bestseller, the Cap City Diner Meatloaf, is a foodie dream come true made of buttermilk-chive, mashed potatoes, wild mushrooms, broccoli, chili onion rings, and barbecue gravy.
Northstar Café takes pride in its well-prepared yet casual cuisine matched with rich, organic coffee mixes at the most affordable prices. The in-house bakery also serves some of its loyal fans’ favorite treats: peanut butter cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, and dark chocolate truffle cookies.
The Barn at Rocky Fork Creek
Owned by the Cameron Mitchell group of restaurants, The Barn is a country-style steakhouse minute away from our Gahanna branch. The venue’s rustic ambiance – wooden interiors complemented by dim lighting – combined of course with its exquisite food make for an unforgettable culinary experience. The Barn is best known for its premium steaks, seafood specialties, and appealing soups. Its bourbon-centric bar is a tasteful bonus.
The Dublin Village Tavern
The Dublin Village Tavern serves up Irish and American cooking while it showcases authentic Irish pub feels. Stop by for their recommended egg rolls and slider burger.
This Italian restaurant charms with its classy yet laid-back ambiance, traditional food, and fine-tasting wine. Their wine list boasts of over 300 hand-picked selections for those particular about their pairings. Try their Mediterranean penne pasta and beef short ribs.
Aladdin’s Natural Eatery Restaurant
Authentic Lebanese flavors are easily found at Aladdin’s Natural Eatery Restaurant where Lebanese-American cuisine is given a healthy, natural twist. Any of their distinctive rolled pita sandwiches – made of homemade pita bread with no cholesterol, fat, and preservatives – is a must-try.
Formerly a police station, the aptly named The Precinct was named as one of America’s top steakhouses by USA Today. For over three decades, the longest-running white-tablecloth restaurant in the city has earned nods from locals and celebrities alike. Their Steak Collinsworth, an 8-ounce specialty steak served with King Crab and asparagus topped with Béarnaise & Bordelaise sauce is worth booking or two.
The trendy, Mexican-inspired Nada features a chic, outdoor setting perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Just three miles away from our Cincinnati branch, Nada is famous for its fish tacos made of battered hake, guacamole, lime cabbage, and Pico de Gallo for a modern Mexican culinary experience.
Camp Washington Chili
A Cincinnati classic, the Camp Washington Chili is best known for serving the best chili in town in a setting reminiscent of diners of the 1950s. Perfectly paired with their Chili Cheese Fries, crowd favorite Cincinnati Style Chili offers a signature Midwest tang.
Via Vite serves the best of the Italian classics, such as the Overnight Braised Lamb Shank complemented by a creamy side of polenta and their signature Five Layer Lasagna.