From cozy corners to chic eateries, our team has curated a list of their favorite spots for a date or special night out with friends. Whether you’re looking for an intimate dinner or just want to enjoy the city vibes, join us as we explore our top picks, approved by those with a knack for prime locations, both in the market and on the town.  

Third & Hollywood – especially the Sunday Brunch 

South Village Grille – pizzas, steaks + fresh oysters

Basi Italia – in the heart of Victorian Village

Worthington Tavern – made-from-scratch familiar favorites

Carmichael’s at the Athletic Club of Columbus 

Speck Italian Eatery – “seriously out of this world pasta”

Lindey’s – (of course!)  

Cardone’s – Old World Italian in Westerville 

The Avenue Steak Tavern – fine steaks + tavern fare

The Laundry – perfect for pre-dinner bubbles

Barcelona  – tapas + Spanish wines

The Citizen’s Trust – great for drinks + snacks 

The Barn at Rocky Fork – for the perfect steak + drink pairing 

We also love picking up butter cookies from Resch’s Bakery and colorful macarons from Pistacia Vera.