Restaurants in German Village

From the August 2010 edition

Banana Bean Café, 340 Greenlawn Ave, 443-2262. Floribbean cuisine featuring a fusion of Cuban, Jamaican, Caribbean and Key West fare; specialties include soft-shell crab po’boy, Havana Cubano, shellfish and grits, taco rico and Bananas Foster French toast. Dinners: $8-$15. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner Tue-Sun, brunch Sun; closed Mon. Reservations suggested. AE, MC, V.

Barcelona, 263 E Whittier St, 443-3699. Spanish fusion cuisine; specialties include calamari, pasta, hummus, seafood and daily specials. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $13-$27. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Live jazz Sun eve and the second and fourth Fri of each month. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. MC, V.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar, 515 S High St, 221-4293. 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.

Chipotle, 488 S High St, 621-2601. Quick-service res-taurant serving fresh, made-to-order gourmet burritos and tacos; specialties include barbacoa, fajita burritos and steak burritos. Domestic and Mexican beer and margaritas. Items: under $7. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Checks, AE, MC, V.

Claddagh Irish Pub, 585 S Front St, 224-1560. Irish cuisine; specialties include fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, large Irish whiskey and single malt Scotch selection and a variety of imported beers. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$25. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live entertainment Sun. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

The Clarmont, 684 S High St, 443-1125. Specialties include dry-aged steaks, fresh fish, seafood, lamb and pasta. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $13-$29. Children’s menu. Pianist Fri-Sat eve. Open for breakfast and lunch Mon-Sat, dinner 7 days. Reservations suggested. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Club 185, 185 E Livingston Ave, 228-3904. American cuisine featuring cheeseburgers, authentic Buffalo-style beef on weck, pigs in a blanket, open-faced veggie sandwich and daily specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $4-$10. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Columbus Brewing Company, 525 Short St, 464-2739. Specialties include hot-and-sour fried calamari, wood-fired pizzas, parmesan-crusted walleye, baby key lime pie and seven handcrafted beers. Liquor; complete wine list; microbrewery; bar. Dinners: $9-$23. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Dinner reservations accepted. AE, CB, DC, DS, MC, V.

Easy Street Cafe, 197 Thurman Ave, 444-5154. Greek-American cuisine; specialties include Greek chicken, roasted lamb, eight different pita gyros, pasta and pizza. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$16. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

First Watch, 496 S High St, 228-7554. Freshly made specialties include omelets, pancakes, salads, crepeggs and sandwiches. Lunches: $5-$8. Children’s menu. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

G. Michael’s Bistro, 595 S Third St, 464-0575. American cuisine; specialties include chicken and pork sausage lasagna, steamed mussels, seared jumbo scallops, grilled beef filet and daily specials. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $17-$32. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Open for dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

German Village Coffee Shop, 193 Thurman Ave, 443-8900. Diner fare focusing on breakfast; specialties include Western omelet, pancakes and club sandwiches. Meals: $2-$6. Children’s portions. Open for breakfast, brunch and lunch 7 days. DS, MC, V.

Gresso’s Pub & Grill, 961 S High St, 444-0131. American, Polish and Greek cuisine featuring drink specials; specialties include pierogies, gyros, signature sandwiches. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$14. Outdoor dining. Live music Wed-Thu eve. Party rooms available. Open for lunch Mon-Fri 3 pm, open Sat-Sun 11 am, dinner 7 days. Reservations accepted. AE, DS, MC, V.

Happy Dragon, 277 E Livingston Ave, 224-1468. Serving Chinese cuisine; specialties include chicken, beef, pork and seafood dishes. Dinners: $5-$10. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. DS, MC, V.

High Beck Corner Tavern, 564 S High St, 224-0886. Tavern fare and barbecue; specialties include smoked beef brisket, smoked pulled pork, Mexican chicken salad, grilled turkey with honey mustard, and pizza. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $5-$8. Outdoor dining. Occasional live entertainment. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Jimmy V’s, 912 S High St, 445-9090. European cuisine with a NY twist; specialties include panini, pasta, steak, fish and daily specials. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $11-$18. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

Juergen’s Bakery and Restaurant, 525 S Fourth St, 224-6858. Authentic European pastries and cuisine; specialties include various coffees, tortes, breads, sauerbraten and schnitzel. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Lunches: $4-$7. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Bed-and-breakfast. Live piano music Sat-Sun. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Tue-Sun; closed Mon. Reservations suggested. DS, MC, V.

Katzinger’s Delicatessen, Catering and Grocery, 475 S Third St, 228-3354. Quick-service deli and specialty-foods store featuring more than 90 sandwiches, a large selection of homemade desserts, Jewish and ethnic foods and deli platters. Beer. Sandwiches: average $10. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, MC, V.

Lindey’s, 169 E Beck St, 228-4343. Progressive European and American cuisine served in restored bistro-style setting; specialties include rack of lamb, seasonal salads and appetizers, fresh seafood, pasta and steak. Liquor; extensive wine list; bar. Dinners: $15-$36. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sat-Sun. Dinner reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.

Max & Erma’s, 739 S Third St, 444-0917. 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. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

MoJoe Lounge, 627 S Third St, 221-1563. Upscale bar menu featuring soups, sandwiches, small plates, desserts and cocktails. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$13. Outdoor dining. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, DS, MC, V.

The Olde Mohawk, 819 Mohawk St, 444-7204. Variety of dinners and sandwiches; specialties include overstuffed sandwiches, pasta, quesadillas, salads and turtle soup. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Entrees: $7-$13. Children’s portions. Lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DC, DS, MC, V.

Plank’s Beer Garden, 888 S High St, 443-4570. Specialties include pizza, fish, chicken, sandwiches and fresh-cut French fries. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $6-$8. Outdoor dining. Occasional live entertainment on weekends. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Rooster’s, 897 City Park Ave, 444-8848. American food; specialties include chicken wings, salads, sandwiches, pizza and subs. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Sandwiches: $2-$7. Children’s menu. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, DS, MC, V.

Schmidt’s German Village Restaurant und Sausage Haus, 240 E Kossuth St, 444-6808. German and American food served in a historic livery stable; specialties include homemade gourmet sausage, jumbo cream puffs and other German-American fare. Liquor; moderate wine list; microbrews; European and imported beer list; bar. Dinners: $7-$14. Children’s menu. German band Wed-Sat eve in summer, Thu-Sat eve in winter. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days, brunch Sun. AE, MC, V.

Shane’s Gourmet Catering and Market, 447 E Livingston Ave, 358-5555. Quick-service market with 15 tables featuring more than 20 hot and cold items changing daily and dine-in sandwiches, soups and salads. Extensive wine list; microbrews. Items: $6-$20. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining coming soon. Open for lunch Mon-Fri from 10 am-2 pm with special extended hours to be decided. Checks, AE, DS, MC, V.

Skillet, 410 E Whittier St, 443-2266. Rustic, urban food; menu is seasonally driven, changes frequently and can be found on the website. No alcohol served. Items: average $9. Outdoor dining. Open for breakfast Sat-Sun, lunch Tue-Fri; closed Mon. Checks, DS, MC, V.

Thurman Café, 183 Thurman Ave, 443-1570. American food; specialties include 19 varieties of hamburgers, deli sandwiches, 12 kinds of subs, pizza and chicken wings. Liquor; small wine list; bar. Dinners: $7-$10. Children’s portions. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days. AE, MC, V.

Tony’s Italian Ristorante, Beck and High sts, 224-8669. Italian cuisine; specialties include homemade pasta, veal, chicken and seafood. Liquor; complete wine list; bar. Dinners: $12-$20. Children’s portions. Outdoor dining. Private party room available. Open for lunch Mon-Fri, dinner Mon-Sat; closed Sun. Reservations accepted. AE, CB, DC, MC, V.

Zum Rathskeller at the Columbus Maennerchor, 966 S High St, 444-3531. American/European cuisine; specialties include schnitzel, bratwurst and German beers and wines. Liquor; moderate wine list; bar. Dinners: $10-$18. Children’s menu. Outdoor dining. Live entertainment weekends. Open for lunch Tue-Sat, dinner Mon-Fri; closed Sun; by reservation only for large parties and receptions Sat. Reservations suggested. AE, DS, MC, V.