The 11 Best Restaurants In Clintonville

It’s no secret that at Columbus Navigator, we’re big fans of food.

Outsiders may think that Columbusites spend all their time dining at chain restaurants like Applebees, but they’re wrong. I mean, of course, we do eat at chain restaurants. But we also love our local joints as well. Today we’re taking a look at the best food that the Clintonville neighborhood has to offer.

Wild Flower Cafe

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 7 a.m.–9 p.m., Sunday: 7 a.m.–2 p.m., Mondays: Closed
Address: 3420 Indianola Ave
Website: Wildflower Cafe

Must try item: Chicken and noodles. It comes with delicious, creamy mashed potatoes and a biscuit.

Pat & Gracie’s

Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Address: 138 Graceland Blvd.
Website: Pat & Gracie’s

Must try item: The Chimmi Burger. It’s two smashed-cooked patties topped with Monterey Jack cheese, avocado, caramelized onions and house made chimichurri sauce on a butter-toasted bun.

Harvest Bar + Kitchen

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Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Closed Sunday
Address: 2885 N High St.
Website: Harvest Bar + Kitchen

Must try item: Hush Puppies. I know what you’re thinking, hush puppies from a pizza place? Just trust me, you want them and the honey butter they come with.

Lavash Cafe

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Read Mirabelle L.‘s review of Lavash Cafe on Yelp

Hours: Daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Address: 2985 N High St.
Website: Lavash Cafe

Must try item: Falafel. It’s perfectly fried and the flavors are out of this world.

Nancy’s Home Cooking

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Hours: Monday-Saturday: 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Address: 3133 N High St.
Website: Nancy’s Home Cooking

Must try item: Home cooked Biscuits & Gravy. Enough said.


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Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Closed Mondays
Address: 4386 N High St
Website: 6-1-Pho

Must try item: Keep it simple, get the soup. I’m a fan of the chicken.

Smith’s Deli

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Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sundays
Address: 3737 N High St

Must try item: The Spaghetti and meatballs are authentic and most importantly,


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Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday-Sunday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Address: 2700 N High St.
Website: Acre

Must try item: BBQ Pork Sandwich. Cider braised, pulled pork topped with mango slaw. All farm-to-table.


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Hours: Tuesday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Closed Mondays.
Address: 4784 N High St.
Website: Mozart’s

Must try item: The Sonata Torte. It’s the perfect balance of chocolate and vanilla.

Acropolis Gyro Restaurant

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Hours: Monday-Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Address: 5328 N High St.
Website: Acropolis Gyro Restaurant

Must try item: Gyro with Fries. You can choose your gyro meat and you should definitely get extra tzatziki sauce.

The Crest

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Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Saturday-Sunday: 9 a.m.-1 a.m., Monday: Closed
Address: 2875 Indianola Ave.
Website: The Crest

Must try item: Grilled Porkchop. This entree comes with a juicy porkchop, bacon fat confit red skins and shallots, roasted brussels, pickled apple salad, and whipped dijon. YUM.

Happy eating, Columbus!


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