Our annual look at the essential restaurants illuminating the city's dining scene

The best reason to dine in a hotel restaurant is too often convenience. But unlike eateries that travelers just settle for in between visiting more desirable places, Gallerie Bar & Bistro, in the tony Hilton Columbus Downtown, is a destination unto itself. Its sprawling, distinctive space incorporates towering, glass-enclosed chambers whose subtle tones are brightened by natural light plus colorful fabrics and decorations. Gallerie’s primary draw—dynamic, farm-to-table cooking—includes showstopping desserts.

Read about our other Best Restaurants of 2019:  1. Veritas 2. Wolf’s Ridge Brewing 3. Watershed Kitchen & Bar 4. Service Bar 5. G. Michael’s Bistro & Bar 6. Comune 7. Refectory Restaurant & Wine Shop 9. The Guild House 10. Ambrose and Eve