Restaurants in East Columbus

From the August 2010 edition

Abner’s Restaurant and Milligan’s Pub, 2100 Brice Rd (in Days Inn and Suites), 866-0463. American food; featuring sandwich specials and fresh baked pies. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$13. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Karaoke Wed night. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. DS, MC, V.

Aladdin’s Eatery, 2400 E Main St, Bexley, 586-1440. Mediterranean cuisine; specialties include hummus, shawarma, falafel, a variety of rolled pitas and salads. Moderate wine list; beer. Dinners: $5-$11. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for parties of 5 or more. AE, DS, MC, V.

Alumni Club Sports Bar & Grille, 395 Stoneridge Ln (in the StoneRidge Plaza), 475-6000. Homemade American cuisine; specialties include French dip sandwich, Alumni burger, Alumni club, chili cheese fries and handbattered chicken fingers. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinner: $7-$9. Children’s portions. Live entertainment including karaoke and live band Tue and deejay Wed-Sat. Open for dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Angelina’s Villa, 5450 E Livingston Ave, 866-7827. Italian cuisine featuring pizza, pasta and subs. Beer. Dinners: $5-$7. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 2755 Brice Rd, 755-9999; 4600 E Broad St, Whitehall, 863-9700. Specialties include Perfect Portions menu with steak and unlimited soup and salad lunch. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Unlimited soup and salad combo: $6.99. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Asian Gourmet & Sushi Bar, 1325 Stoneridge Dr (in StoneRidge Plaza), Gahanna, 471-8871. Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Korean and Pan-Asian cuisine; specialties include beef tenderloin with black pepper sauce, sushi, Thai curry chicken, pad Thai noodle and ginger salmon. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $12-$31. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Asian Star China Buffet, 2770 Brice Rd, Reynoldsburg, 856-0673. Chinese, American and Japanese cuisine featuring crab leg. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$10. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. MC, V.

Atrium Café, 750 Stelzer Rd (in Holiday Inn), 237-6360. Home-cooked American food; specialties include omelets, sandwiches, ribs and rosemary chicken. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$20. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and lunch from 6 am-1:30 pm, dinner at 5 pm 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Bangkok Restaurant, 3277 Refugee Rd, 231-8787. Thai cuisine; specialties include pad Thai, pom yum soup and spicy fried noodles. Meals: $6-$10. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. DS, MC, V.

Berwick Manor Restaurant and Banquets, 3250 Refugee Rd, 235-7100. Homemade Italian cuisine featuring fresh seafood, steak and chops. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Lunches: $9-$20. Children’s menu. Open for lunch Mon-Fri; restaurant closed Sat-Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Bexley Pizza Plus, 2651 E Main St, Bexley, 237-3305. Pizzeria featuring 23 signature pizzas, 40 pizza toppings, subs, salads; delivery available. Small wine list; beer. Pizzas: $10-$25. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Billy Lee’s Chinese Cuisine, 2974 E Broad St, 237-6767. Hunan, Szechwan, Mandarin and Cantonese dishes, featuring wor sui gai, pad Thai and Hunan and Szechwan chicken and beef. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$15. Open for lunch Mon-Sat, dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Black Creek Bistro, 53 Parsons Ave, 246-9662. Bistro-style cuisine with a continually changing menu based on fresh local ingredients. Entrees: $10-$25. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Bob Evans Restaurant, 4330 Groves Rd, 861-2727; 443 Morrison Rd, Gahanna, 475-4141; 1380 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, 418-4791; 5970 E Main St, 863-1755; 1760 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 856-9135; 3988 E Broad St, Whitehall, 237-0646. Home-style cooking. Dinners: $6-$12. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast all day, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Branding Iron Grill, 4650 Hilton Corporate Dr (in Fort Rapids), 868-1380. Southwestern American cuisine; specialties include ribs, steak, sandwiches and pasta. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Brews Cafe, 116 E Broadway, Granville, (740) 587-0249. Casual American cuisine featuring 220 bottled beers and 36 on tap, pizza and nightly dinner specials including steak, pasta and seafood. Liquor; bar. Dinners: $7-$15. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live music Sat eve. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, MC, V.

Bruce Lee Dragon Restaurant, 3777 E Livingston Ave, 239-1674. Various Chinese cuisines. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. DS, MC, V.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 7082 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 860-0294; 4401 Crossroads Center, 501-9464; 1380 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna, 478-7972. Restaurant and sports bar with full menu featuring salads, appetizers, wraps, burgers and specializing in NY-style wings in 14 signature sauces. Liquor; small wine list; large draft beer selection; bar. Dinners: average $5-$12. Children’s menu. Free wi-fi. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, CB, DC, DS, MC, V.

Buffalo Wings & Rings, 6325 E Broad St, 856-9464. Casual pub fare; specialties include wings, Greek gyros, burgers, salads and appetizers. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Meals: $5-$9. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Big-screen TVs. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Buxton Inn, 313 E Broadway, Granville, (740) 587-0001. The oldest continuously operating inn in Ohio; featuring beef, seafood, chicken and roast duckling. Specialties include seafood Chesapeake, Louisiana chicken, chicken Victoria and pies from Just Pies. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Early dinner special: $10-$20. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun, brunch Sun; closed Mon. Soup, salads and sandwiches served downstairs in the Tavern Tue-Sat 5-11 pm. Reservations suggested. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Café Mediterranea, 1276 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 367-0557. Greek and Lebanese cuisine; specialties include gyros, hummus, lamb kebab, eggplant salad and baklava. Liquor; moderate wine list. Dinners: average $10. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar, 1301 Stoneridge Dr (in StoneRidge Plaza), Gahanna, 478-9999. Contemporary upscale diner featuring meatloaf, Philly cheese steak, Maytag blue cheese potato chips, Seriously Big Chocolate Cake and daily blue-plate specials. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$16. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Catalfino’s Italian, 10501 Blacklick Eastern Rd, Pickerington, 575-5380. Italian cuisine featuring champion pizza, lasagna and homemade soups. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$15. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat, 4-10 pm Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

China Phoenix Restaurant, 4450 Refugee Rd, 759-9100 or 759-9101. Chinese food including Mandarin, Cantonese and Szechwan dishes; specialties include wor sui gai, Triple Delight, General Tso’s chicken, Four Seasons and egg rolls. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$13. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Chipotle, 2484 E Main St, 236-8733; 6815 E Broad St, 501-7250; 6316 Tussing Rd, Reynoldsburg, 501-1548. Quick-service restaurant serving fresh, made-to-order gourmet burritos and tacos; specialties include barbacoa, fajita burritos and steak burritos. Domestic and Mexican beer; margaritas. Items: under $7. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Checks, AE, MC, V.

Cici’s Pizza, 152 Clint Dr, Pickerington, 501-0530; 1335 Stoneridge Dr, Gahanna, 337-2864. Buffet featuring pizza, pasta, salads, desserts and garlic bread. Buffet: $7.20. Children’s prices. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. MC, V.

City Barbeque, 108 S Stygler Rd, Gahanna, 416-8890; 5979 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 755-8890. Serving authentic, smoked barbecue with homemade sides and desserts; specialties include beef brisket, pulled pork, ribs and chicken. Beer. Dinners: $7-$20. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Club 33 Sports Bar & Grill, 9645 Basil Western Rd, Canal Winchester, 920-1604. All-American pub fare; specialties include pizza, burgers, wings, subs and calzones. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Items: $2-$7. Outdoor dining. Occasional live bands and comedy shows. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations suggested for large parties. DS, MC, V.

The Columbus Sandwich Company, 201 Clint Dr #200, Pickerington, 755-9727. Quick-service deli serving wraps, panini, soups, salads and coffee. Items: $5-$10. Children’s menu. Catering available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Mon-Fri, 11 am-4 pm Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Cosí, 2212 E Main St, Bexley, 238-2674. Coffee bar with breakfast till 11 am, salads, sandwiches and pizza. Small wine list; beer. Dinners: $8-$14. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 1860 Winderly Ln, Pickerington, 759-7799. Country cooking; specialties include chicken and dumplings, roast beef dinner, country ham, specialty breakfasts and grilled chicken tenders. Dinners: $6-$13. Children’s portions. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

DH Wu Chinese Restaurant, 1719 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 866-8099. Cantonese specialties and traditional Southern-style Chinese cuisine; specialties include roast duck, seafood dishes and other traditional favorites. Dinners: $5-$13. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. DS, MC, V.

Da Vinci’s Market, Pizzeria & Italian Café, 7897 Refugee Rd, Pickerington, 367-6401. Casual Italian cuisine; specialties include stromboli, calzones, pasta, lasagna and pizza. Dinners: average $6. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Del Mar, 136 N Prospect St, Granville, (740) 587-3577. Casual fine dining; specialties include meatloaf, 185 Burger, pistachio crusted salmon and weekly specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $3-$16. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Double Dragon, 6850 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 864-8222. Szechwan, Cantonese, Hunan and Thai cuisine; specialties include crispy walnut shrimp, steak and shrimp, Hunan Three Delights and General Tso’s chicken. Liquor; moderate wine list. Dinners: $6-$13. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Drexel Radio Café, 2256 E Main St, Bexley, 231-1050. Casual deli featuring fresh burgers, salads, grilled panini, desserts and full espresso bar. Liquor; small wine list; microbrews; bar. Items: average $6. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Occasional live entertainment on weekends. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. MC, V.

Eastern Palace, 6078 E Livingston Ave, 755-8880. Chinese cuisine and sushi bar; specialties include Cantonese-style lobster stir-fried with ginger and scallions, Malagasy steak and sesame chicken. Liquor; moderate wine list; sake; bar. Dinners: $10-$15. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

El Acapulco, 93 N High St, Gahanna, 532-5788. Mexican cuisine; specialties include chimichangas and fajitas. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$14. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

El Mariachi, 4740 E Main St, Whitehall, 868-1669. Mexican cuisine; specialties include quesadillas, enchiladas and tacos. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$10. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

El Portal Mexican Restaurant, 6999 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 751-0725. Mexican cuisine; specialties include fajitas, steak, chimichangas and quesadillas. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$13. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

El Rayo Family Mexican Restaurant, 111 N Stygler Rd, Gahanna, 428-5631. Mexican food; specialties include fajitas, tacos, beef, shrimp and chicken dishes. Liquor; moderate wine list; margaritas; bar. Dinners: $3-$15. Children’s menu. Occasional mariachi band. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

El Vaquero, 375 Stoneridge Ln (in StoneRidge Plaza), Gahanna, 428-1725. Mexican food; specialties include tacos al pastor, tacos carne asada, chicken enchiladas and big burritos. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$13. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Feta Greek Kuzina, 1839 Winderly Ln, Pickerington, 864-3382. Authentic Greek cuisine; specialties include moussaka, lamb kebabs and lamb chops. Moderate wine list; beer. Dinners: $4-$16. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. AE, DS, MC, V.

Flanagan’s Pub, 3001 Reynoldsburg-New Albany Rd, Blacklick, 855-7472. Americana cuisine; specialties include burgers, homemade pizza and subs. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$18. Outdoor dining. Live entertainment Tue-Sat eve. Open for breakfast Mon-Sat, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Frank’s Restaurant, 2932 E Broad St, 236-1959. Specializing in comfort food, including subs, fried perch, chili dogs, chicken vegetable pasta salad and breakfast all day. Meals: under $8. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Frisch’s Restaurants Inc., 2700 Brice Rd, 575-2855; 455 Morrison Rd, Gahanna, 478-9866. Family-style food; specialties include Big Boy hamburgers, breakfast anytime, soup/salad bar and breakfast bar with fresh fruit. Dinners: $5-$11. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days; breakfast buffet Mon-Fri 7-11 am, Sat till 1 pm, Sun till 2 pm. AE, DS, MC, V.

The Garden Café, 1777 E Broad St, 645-5961. Light, healthy fare served in the Franklin Park Conservatory featuring soups, sandwiches, salads, vegetarian selections and fresh produce from the garden. Seasonal menu. Liquor; small wine list. Lunches: $8-$10. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining in botanical setting. Open for lunch 7 days. AE, MC, V.

Gateway Grille, 4300 International Gateway (in Concourse Hotel), 237-0500. American cuisine; specialties include sandwiches, salads, steak, chicken and seafood. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$20. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Gatsby’s Bar & Grille, 151 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, 476-6428. American bar and grill featuring pizza, burgers, subs, wings and lunch specials. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Lunches: $6-$7. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live music Mon-Sat eve, sand volleyball. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Genji Japanese Steak and Seafood House, 2045 Brice Rd, 864-7888. Japanese-style steakhouse; specialties include steak and seafood cooked at the table with special sauces. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $15-$27. Children’s menu. Open for lunch Tue-Fri & Sun, dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Giuseppe’s Ritrovo, 2268 E Main St, Bexley, 235-4300. Authentic Italian cuisine prepared fresh daily; featuring spinach rollati, lasagna, pasta with seafood, ravioli and nightly specials. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$23. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, MC, V.

Golden China Express, 240 Granville St, Gahanna, 478-8008. Chinese cuisine; specialties include seafood delight, General Tso’s chicken, chicken and shrimp with garlic sauce and Hawaii Five-O. Dinners: $4-$13. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. MC, V.

Golden Corral, 4750 E Main St, 864-3700. Buffet; specialties include carved meats, soup bar, rotisserie chicken and homemade cakes and desserts. Lunch buffet: $8.10. Children’s prices. Open for breakfast Sat-Sun, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Graffiti Burger, 10503 Blacklick Eastern Rd, Pickerington, 577-9490. Classic American food featuring burgers, fries and shakes. Items: average $8. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Granville Inn, 314 E Broadway, Granville, (740) 587-3333. Contemporary cuisine rooted in tradition, featuring seasonal menus with fresh ingredients, fine meats and seafood, pasta and homemade desserts. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $14-$32. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live jazz Mon and Wed eve. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, 1214 S James Rd, 236-2500. Chinese food featuring General Tso’s chicken and pepper steak. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days.

The Green Leaf Grill, 797 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 834-3337. American cuisine; specialties include the Dracula burger, 256 burger, tiger burger, salads and wraps. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$13. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Tue-Sun, dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Grill & Skillet Restaurant, 2924 E Main St, 231-1702. Home-cooked meals with breakfast served anytime; specialties include a variety of homemade soups, sandwiches, entrees and daily specials. Entrees: $5-$6. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days, brunch Sun.

Happy Endings Pub, 1128 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 367-9225. Pub fare featuring Pizza Cottage pizza. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $4-$12. Outdoor dining. Live deejay Mon, Tue and Fri-Sun; karaoke Wed. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Hickory House, 7051 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 861-5962; 550 Officenter Pl, Gahanna, 428-7427. American dishes; specials include barbecued baby back ribs, steak, seafood, pasta and chicken. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $14-$23. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining at Gahanna. Open for lunch Mon-Sat (Mon-Fri at Gahanna), dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for parties of 8 or more at Gahanna. AE, DS (at Reynoldsburg), MC, V.

Hoggy’s Barn & Grille, 1370 E Johnstown Rd, Gahanna, 855-7427. American cuisine; specialties include smoked meats, barbecued ribs and chicken, pulled pork, pulled chicken and wings. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $8-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

HomeTown Buffet, 5805 Chantry Dr, 863-0505. Family-style buffet restaurant; specialties include homemade desserts, breads and soups. Breakfast buffet: $5; Lunch buffet: $7; dinner buffet: $10. Children’s prices. Open for breakfast Sat-Sun, lunch Mon-Sat, dinner 7 days. DS, MC, V.

Hooters, 5901 E Main St, 755-9464. Featuring sandwiches, wings, clams and oysters. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Sandwiches: average $7-$8. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Hunan Gourmet, 5125 E Main St, 759-6868. Chinese, Thai, Hunan and Szechwan cuisine; specialties include pad Thai, avocado curry chicken, minced chicken lettuce wrap, General Tso chicken and daily specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$22. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested weekends. AE, DS, MC, V.

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, 2690 S Hamilton Rd, 577-9620. Steakhouse cooking on tabletop grills; specialties include the Ichiban feast (steak, chicken and shrimp platter) and ice cream. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Items: $6-$26. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Indochine Café, 561 S Hamilton Rd, 231-7357. Vietnamese and Laotian cuisine; specialties include rice noodle soup, Vietnamese egg rolls, grilled pork and beef, Vietnamese salad, sandwiches and weekend specials. Liquor; small wine list. Entrees: $5-$8. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. AE, DS, MC, V.

J. Gumbo’s, 64 Granville St, Gahanna, 471-1400. Cajun and Creole cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

JP’s Barbecue Ribs, 1072 E Main St, 258-3756. Takeout restaurant; specialties include barbecued ribs, sandwiches, chicken, homemade sweet potato pie and homemade cakes. Beer. Dinners: $7-$18. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sat; closed Sun-Mon. Cash only.

Jade Restaurant, 1304 Aida Dr, Reynoldsburg, 861-4435. Chinese food; specialties include Cantonese, Mandarin and Szechwan dishes. Small wine list; beer. Dinners: $7-$17. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. MC, V.

Johnny’s Pizza & Pasta, 5041 Chatterton Rd, 837-3476. Italian food; specialties include pizza, spaghetti, subs and antipasto salad. Dinners: average $6-$7. Open for dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Joy Food, 471 Morrison Rd, Gahanna, 471-4828. Chinese cuisine. Dinners: average $7. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for large parties. DS, MC, V.

Joy Food One, 4910 Morse Rd, Gahanna, 775-9069. Chinese cuisine; specialties include General Tso’s chicken, Mongolian beef, salt and pepper pork chop and jumbo shrimp with black pepper and salt. Liquor; moderate wine list; sake. Dinners: average $8. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Junto Club, 925 River Rd, Granville, 740-587-4205. Fresh soup, salad and sandwiches made with local ingredients; specialties include build-your-own sandwich and Cuban pork and sirloin steak sandwiches. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $20-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

King Gyros Greek Restaurant, 400 S Hamilton Rd, Whitehall, 866-9008. Fast casual Greek cuisine featuring Greek specialties, four sizes of premium gyros, Greek salads, appetizers and baklava. Items: $4-$14. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Kristino’s Pizza at The Pub, 207 W Johnstown Rd, Gahanna, 471-2800. Italian cuisine; specialties include homemade pizza, Hank Newman’s antipasto salad, subs, boscos and wings. Liquor; small wine list; bar at The Pub. Meals: $3-$20. Outdoor dining and tiki bar. Live music Sat eve during summer, tailgating parties Sat during OSU football season. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, MC, V; DS accepted at bar.

La Fogata Grill, 1849 Winderly Ln, Pickerington, 864-9154. Mexican cuisine; specialties include quesadilla Mexicana, steak or chicken fajita quesadillas, camarones a la diabla, Fogata chimichanga and vegetarian entrees. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Meals: $5-$12. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Big-screen TVs and occasional live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Lai Lai Authentic Chinese Kitchen, 6823 E Broad St, 861-3515. Chinese cuisine; specialties include home-style braised beef, fish fillet with black bean sauce, Grand Marnier shrimp, ginger duck and Kung Po tofu. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Entrees: $7-$15. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

The Lantern, 7163 E Broad St, 575-1888. Szechwan, Cantonese and Mandarin cuisine featuring pork, beef and shrimp dishes; specialties include Emerald chicken and Luncheon Supreme. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$11. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Logan’s Roadhouse, 2364 Taylor Park Dr, Reynoldsburg, 501-9560. Casual steakhouse; specialties include handcut steak, ribs, fresh seafood, burgers and salads. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$18. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Lola’s Fresh Italian, 100 Granville St, Gahanna, 473-9931. Authentic Italian cuisine; specialties include housemade ravioli, fresh pastas, nightly features such as linguine alla vongole and risotto of sweet corn with pan-seared diver scallops, and house made desserts. Liquor; moderate wine list. Dinners: $8-$18. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Tue-Fri, dinner Tue-Sat; closed Sun-Mon. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Longaberger Golf Club Restaurant, 1 Long Dr, Nashport, (740) 763-1100. Contemporary cuisine; seasonal menu. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$30. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Call for hours. Reservations suggested. AE, MC, V.

LongHorn Steakhouse, 1740 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 367-0322; 4950 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, 855-0200. Steakhouse featuring chicken, seafood, baby back ribs and handcut steak. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $13-$25. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

MCL Restaurant & Bakery, 5240 E Main St, 861-6259. Family owned and operated since 1950, serving made-from-scratch items; specialties include fried chicken, handcarved roast beef, turkey, baked fish and desserts. Dinners: $7-$10. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, MC, V.

The Mad Greek, 4210 E Broad St, Whitehall, 338-0000. Homemade Greek cuisine; specialties include gyros, hummus, paithakia spring lamb chops, moussaka and melitzano salata (eggplant salad). Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$15. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Max & Erma’s, 1317 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, 471-0009; 8050 E Broad St, 367-0370; 1281 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 759-9989. Serving fresh, made-from-scratch favorites including gourmet burgers, pasta, salads, steak and a build-your-own-sundae bar. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Entrees: $7-$17. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining (except at Broad St). Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Medallen’s Gyros & More, 1376 Cherry Bottom Rd, Gahanna, 474-0099. Greek cuisine; specialties include gyros, falafel and chicken gyro. Dinners: average $6. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. DS, MC, V.

Mezzo Italian Kitchen & Wine, 130 Creekside Plaza, Gahanna, 476-9900. Classic Italian with a twist; specialties include stone oven pizzas, risotto, prosciutto wrapped shrimp and scallops. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Mi Mexico, 4775 E Main St, 577-0143. Authentic Mexican cuisine; specialties include fajitas, chimi-changas and enchiladas. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$14. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Milano’s Italian Restaurant and Pub, 6916 E Broad St, 861-1277. Italian cuisine; specialties include steak, seafood, lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$17. Children’s menu. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Moshi Sushi Bar, 2152 E Main St, Bexley, 732-0641. Sushi bar and full kitchen; specialties include fish and chips, sukiyaki, shabu shabu, blackened miso cod and short ribs. Liquor; extensive wine list; premium sake menu; bar. Dinners: $13-$49. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Occasional live music. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for large parties. AE, DS, JCB, MC, V.

Mr Sushi, 1127 N Hamilton Rd (in Vista Plaza), Gahanna, 473-1028. Japanese and Korean cuisine. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Mykonos Taverna & Bakery, 1307 Stoneridge Dr, Gahanna, 472-0211. Authentic Greek cuisine; specialties include baklava, lamb chops and lamb shanks, moussaka and pastitsio. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $13-$19. Children’s portions. Live entertainment Fri-Sat. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Napoli’s Villa Italian Restaurant, 4801 E Broad St (in the Ramada Inn), 864-1151. Featuring homemade Italian cuisine, subs, salads, pizza and banquet facilities. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$9. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat, lunch buffet Mon, Wed & Fri; closed Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

New Asian Star China Buffet, 2770 Brice Rd, Reynoldsburg, 856-0673. Chinese, American and Japanese cuisine. Liquor; small wine list. Dinner buffet: $9.25. Children’s prices. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. DS, MC, V.

94th Aero Squadron, 5030 Sawyer Rd (at Port Columbus), 237-8887. Steak and seafood served in a restaurant fashioned after a WWI French farmhouse, featuring six dining areas with a bar overlooking the runway. Specialties include prime rib, steak, chicken and pasta. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $12-$23. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Karaoke Wed eve, big band Thu eve, deejay Fri eve. Open for lunch Wed-Sat, dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Noodles & Company, 2166 Baltimore-Reynoldsburg Rd, Reynoldsburg, 759-2952. Global cuisine featuring Asian-, Mediterranean- and American-inspired noodle dishes, sandwiches, soups and salads. Small wine list; beer. Meals: average $6-$7. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Nutcracker Family Restaurant, 63 E Broad St, Pataskala, (740) 964-0056. American cuisine; specialties include homemade pie, all-you-can-eat fish (Tue, Fri), chicken and ham (Thu), spaghetti (Wed) and breakfast all day. Items: average $6-$10. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days, dinner Tue-Sat. AE, DS, MC, V.

O’Charley’s, 2272 Baltimore-Reynoldsburg Rd, Rey-noldsburg, 868-6963. Casual dining; specialties include butcher’s cut premium steaks, fresh salads, a variety of seafood, Chicken O’Tenders and caramel pie; curbside-to-go available. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$16. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Old Bag of Nails, 63 Mill St, Gahanna, 337-9430; 18 N Nelson Rd, Bexley, 252-4949. English pub; specialties include sandwiches, seafood and entrees. Liquor; moderate wine list; imported draft and bottled beer; bar. Dinners: $7-$14. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Occasional live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Olde Summit Towne Restaurant, 14163 E Broad St, Pataskala, (740) 927-8950. Restaurant and banquet hall featuring steak, fish, Italian dishes and homemade cream puffs. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$16. Children’s menu. Party room seats up to 200. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, buffet 11 am-2 pm Mon-Fri and 5-9 pm Mon-Thu and Sat, brunch Sun. Seafood buffet 5-9 pm Fri. Reservations accepted. Checks, AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Olde Village Diner, 46 E Columbus St, Pickerington, 837-9364. Featuring Greek cuisine, daily specials, homemade desserts and breakfast all day. Items: $1-$6. Children’s portions. Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days, dinner Mon-Fri. Checks.

Olive Garden, 2600 S Hamilton Rd, 868-5660; 2439 Taylor Square Dr, Reynoldsburg, 863-0106; 4860 N Hamilton Rd, 855-4761. Italian cuisine; specialties include pasta, chicken, meat and seafood dishes. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$18. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for parties of 8 or more Mon-Fri for lunch and Mon-Thu for dinner. AE, DS, MC, V; CB at S Hamilton and Taylor Square.

Outback Steakhouse, 6000 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 755-9926. Steakhouse; specialties include steak, rack of lamb, fresh seafood, baby back ribs and desserts. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $8-$22. Children’s menu. Open for dinner 7 days. Call-ahead seating accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Panera Bread, 6887 E Broad St, Blacklick, 864-3500; 2924 E Broad St, Bexley, 559-9500; 2374 Taylor Square Dr, Reynoldsburg, 860-0500. Bakery-cafe featuring specialty breads, specialty drinks, pastries, made-to-order sandwiches and fresh salads. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Pour House Tavern, 57 Mill St, Gahanna, 414-0841. Local tavern featuring a fish sandwich, fish and chips, roasted chicken wings and a prime rib burger. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Items: $3-$13. Open for dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun; seasonal hours. AE, DS, MC, V.

Red Lobster Restaurant, 2147 S Hamilton Rd, 864-3160. Seafood specialties including wood-fire grilled entrees, today’s fresh fish menu with up to eight different kinds of fresh fish, live Maine lobster, jumbo shrimp and steamed crab legs. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$27. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

The Red Rock Pub, 7167 E Broad St, 635-7625. Pub fare featuring Pizza Cottage pizza. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $1-$12. Outdoor dining. Volleyball court; live deejay Wed and Fri-Sat; live bands twice a month; karaoke Tue and Thu. Open from 1 pm-2:30 am 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Rooster’s, 376 S Hamilton Rd, 759-7778. American food featuring chicken wings, salads, sandwiches, subs and pizza. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Items: $2-$6. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for party room. AE, DS, MC, V.

Rotelli Pizza Pasta Perfect, 1344 Cherry Bottom Rd, 476-1900. Casual Italian; specialties include chicken Romano, seafood, pasta and veal Marsala. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$17. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted for large parties only. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Ruby Tuesday, 5940 Chantry Dr, 751-8823. Upscale casual dining; specialties include chicken portobello, garden bar, jumbo lump crab cake, triple prime burger and lobster tail. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: average $8-$14. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Rusty Bucket Corner Tavern, 2158 E Main St, Bexley, 236-2426. American pub; specialties include the Italian torpedo, bucket bites, fish and chips, deep-fried pickles and 85 different beers. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$16. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Call-ahead seating accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Scali Ristorante, 1901 St Rt 256, Reynoldsburg, 759-7764. Southern Italian cuisine; specialties include brascioli, veal dishes, lu lu and catering. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$20. Children’s menu. Open for lunch Thu-Fri, dinner Tue-Sat; closed Sun-Mon. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Scotty’s Café/Catering by Scott, 2980 E Broad St, 237-1949. Casual cuisine featuring salads, omelets, blue-plate specials, catering and home-dinner delivery. Meals: $6-$10. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Fri; closed Sat-Sun. Catering available 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Shaw’s Restaurant & Inn, 123 N Broad St, Lancaster, (740) 654-1842 or (800) 654-2477. American and contemporary cuisine; specialties include prime rib, fresh fish, homemade desserts, daily seasonal specials and items from chef’s theme menus. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $18-$30. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live entertainment Fri in the summer. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations suggested. AE, MC, V.

Short Story Brasserie, 923 River Rd, Granville, (740) 587-0281. American cuisine with a seasonal menu featuring small and large plates. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Entrees: $18-$32. Open for dinner Tue-Sat; closed Sun-Mon. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Signatures DeliCafe, 94 Mill St, Gahanna, 475-2220. Serving a variety of sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, wings and homemade soups. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Lunches: $5-$9. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining on two patios. Occasional live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill, 2200 Baltimore-Reynoldsburg Rd, 577-0764. Fire grilled favorites. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$20. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Steak ’n Shake, 2441 S Hamilton Rd, 501-8277; 1780 Hill Rd N, Pickerington, 501-0353; 5960 E Main St, Reynoldsburg, 501-1530. 1950s-style diner specializing in steakburgers, milkshakes, Frisco melts, breakfasts and chili. Dinners: $3-$8. Children’s menu. Open 7 days: 24 hours. AE, DS, MC, V.

Sun Tong Luck Tea House & Restaurant, 6517 E Livingston Ave, 863-2828. Hong Kong-style cuisine, plus Szechwan and Cantonese dishes; specialties include dim sum, Singapore noodles, roast duck and kung pao scallops. Liquor. Entrees: $5-$12. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. Reservations suggested. DS, MC, V.

TAT Ristorante di Famiglia, 1210 S James Rd, 236-1392. Italian restaurant featuring Italian and American food; specialties include homemade pasta dishes, steak, chops, fresh veal and fresh seafood. Liquor; complete wine list. Dinners: $10-$15. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast Sat, lunch and dinner Tue-Sun, brunch Sun; closed Mon. Reservations suggested. Checks, AE, DC, MC, V.

T.G.I. Friday’s, 2928 Taylor Rd SW, Reynoldsburg, 751-4697. American cuisine; specialties include a variety of appetizers, pasta, steak and chicken. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$18. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

T.T. Murph’s, 2996 E Livingston Ave, 231-2996. Pub-style fare. Open for lunch Sat-Sun, open for dinner 7 days. DS, MC, V.

Taqueria la Michoacana, 166 S Hamilton Rd, 863-3400. Mexican cuisine; specialties include tacos, burritos, Mexican sandwiches and tamales. Dinners: $8-$10. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Reservations accepted. MC, V.

Tee Jaye’s Country Place, 2435 Brice Rd, 861-8282; 350 S Hamilton Rd, 861-4160. Featuring the Barnyard Buster, breakfast served 24 hours and homemade country-style dinners including cabbage rolls, pot roast and meatloaf. Items: under $7. Children’s menu. Open 24 hours Mon-Sat, Sun till 11 pm. DS, MC, V.

Texas Roadhouse, 5940 E Main St, 322-0500. Steakhouse featuring ribs, handcut steak, salads, and homemade bread and side dishes. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $8-$20. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Sat-Sun, dinner 7 days. Call-ahead seating accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

The Top Steak House, 2891 E Main St, Bexley, 231-8238. Established in 1955; specialties include steak, chops, ribs, lobster tail and fresh seafood. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $20-$40. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live music nightly. Open for dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Tora, 1330 N Hamilton Rd, 428-8672. Japanese cuisine; specialites include sushi, seafood and steak. Liquor; complete wine list; beer. Dinners: $5-$25. Children’s portions. Open for lunch Mon-Fri and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, MC, V.

Tumbleweed Southwest Grill, 6959 E Broad St, Reynoldsburg, 501-8163. Southwest-style restaurant featuring mesquite-grilled dinners; specialties include steak, ribs, sandwiches and lunch specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$23. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Uno Chicago Grill, 1720 Hill Rd, Pickerington, 501-1900. American cuisine; specialties include seafood, steak, pasta, appetizers and signature Chicago Original Deep Dish Pizza. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $9-$20. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Victoria’s Parlor, 134 E Broadway, Granville, (740) 587-0322. Serving soups, sandwiches and salads; specialties include smoked turkey Reuben, Italian gelato and sorbetto. Items: $3-$9. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. Checks, DS, MC, V.

The Waffle House, 2621 Brice Rd, 861-9564; 2160 Brice Rd, 860-0441; 6484 E Broad St, 860-0085; 5755 Gender Rd, 833-5770. Family restaurant featuring complete breakfast, lunch and dinner menus; specialties include omelets, waffles, sandwiches, burgers and steak. Breakfasts: $2-$10. Open 7 days: 24 hours. MC, V.

The Wine Guy Wine Shop Wine Bar & Bistro, 500 Creekside Plaza, Gahanna, 536-0411; 201 Clint Dr, Pickerington, 577-9463. Upscale, casual bistro fare; specialties include seared scallops with blue cheese and raspberry sauce, grilled lamb chops and Greek chicken. Extensive wine list; bar. Items: $7-$20. Outdoor dining (at Gahanna). Open for dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Wing’s Restaurant, 2801 E Main St, 236-8261. Chinese and American food; specialties include wor sui gai, house lo mein, pot stickers, spicy noodles and black bean mussels. Liquor; extensive wine list; large selection of single-malt Scotches; bar. Meals: $5-$20. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Sat, dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Yellow Brick Pizza, 892 Oak St, 725-5482. Pizzeria featuring specialty pizzas like The Big Sir, Big O and Classico. Beer. Dinners: $10-$15. Open for dinner Tue-Sat; closed Sun-Mon. DS, MC, V.