Take Out



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

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

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

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar/Grandview


Cap City Diner is primarily a lunch and dinner spot, but on Sundays, the extensive brunch selection draws big crowds. From eggs Benedict and oatmeal Brûlée to salads, meats, and Cap City's gourmet sandwiches, this brunch will satisfy any...  Read More



In the artsy Short North district, this vegetarian café offers a peaceful sanctuary from the bustle of city life. The premise is simple-healthy food made from scratch daily and served on rustic community tables. But the hearty soups such as...  Read More

Katzinger's Delicatessen


This is the best lunchtime deli in Columbus, but breakfast (available until 10:30 on weekdays and 2pm on Sundays) is also a treat. Fresh-brewed coffee, sticky buns hot from the oven, cheese blintzes with preserves, hearty breads and bagels, and...  Read More

Basi Italia


Down a narrow street surrounded by private homes, this off-the-beaten-path Italian restaurant lives up to its location by serving creative takes on classic dishes. You won't find red sauce here, instead the husband and wife team of John Dornback...  Read More