Best Worth-The-Price-Of-A-Sitter Restaurant: The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

1092 Bethel Rd., Northwest Side, 614-451-9774,

Looking for fine food, atmosphere and grown-up conversation?

The Refectory's the restaurant for you. The upscale restaurant specializes in contemporary American and classic French cuisine and is known for its extensive wine list.

Housed in an old church, the restaurant has a unique look that is complimented by soft music, linen tablecloths and fresh flower arrangements. Meals are served at a leisurely pace so diners have time savor the food and the conversation.

Runners-up: Mitchell's Ocean Club, Barcelona