Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Columbus and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Golden Delight Bakery thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Lindey's, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

Florentine Restaurant

The Florentine is a local institution with cozy ambience, a tried-and-true menu, and friendly rapport with customers. Regulars come early for Roman Bread (crusty and brown with butter, garlic and plenty of provolone and Gorgonzola) and, of...  Read More

Worthington Inn Restaurant

Executive Chef Thomas Smith describes his menu as "global cuisine with strong roots in classic French and Italian flavors." The result is nothing short of delectable. Classic dishes such as grilled lamb chops come in a roast garlic reduction...  Read More

Mitchell's Steakhouse

Another popular restaurant run by Cameron Mitchell, here he offers lobster, chops, crab cakes, and heavenly mashed potatoes, but perhaps is best known for the dry-aged steak. Ornate high ceilings, soaring wood post and beam architectural detals,...  Read More


One of the top draws in charming German Village, Lindey's serves steak and pasta dishes in an elegant atmosphere with views of tree-lined cobblestone streets. Start with calamari and shrimp fritto misto and follow with veal saltimbocca, mushroom...  Read More

Market Stand Café

This smart café boasts a full breakfast menu with cooked-to-order eggs, sausage, hash browns, and omelets, along with quick Continental choices such as croissants and Danish. The staff is very helpful and friendly. An open floor plan and wide...  Read More

German Village

Darn Good coffee served along with "darn good food" including every type bagel you can think of and a great assortment of muffins, scones, and specialty sweets such as cinnamon bun pull-aparts with cream cheese icing. Try a nutty banana bagel...  Read More

Broad Street Bagels and Deli

A steady stream of downtown and Statehouse workers file in to this establishment that serves bagels of every type, from cranberry orange to spinach. To compete with the chains, the independent owner offers wonderfully priced bagels and charges...  Read More

Mozart's Bakery & Piano Cafe

Named after the great classical composer, this café serves tasty desserts expertly prepared by the hands of a pastry chef and bakers trained in Europe and often accompanied by live music on the piano. Classical and jazz pianists play regularly...  Read More

Upper Arlington
Golden Delight Bakery

In the mood for some freshly baked bread or cake? If you are, head over to the Golden Delight, touted by many locals as being absolutely the best bakery in the city. Upon entering, you will be greeted by the tempting smells and tantalizing...  Read More

Upper Arlington

Rigsby's describes itself as "Venice meets Columbus in the heart of the Short North" and indeed this is the place to go for an ever-changing menu of seasonal fare inspired by the cuisine of Italy and the Mediterranean. Sip an aperitif or...  Read More