BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT
BUCA DI BEPPO
60 E. Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington 43085, 614-848-8466
343 N. Front St. (Arena District), Columbus 43215, 614-621-3287
A meal at a Buca di Beppo isn't just a meal: It's an experience (and much cheaper than a trip to Italy). The kitschy décor gives families lots to see and talk about, and the food truly has something for everyone (including the little ones in the pasta-with-no-sauce phase of life).
RUNNERS-UP: Marcella's Italian Kitchen, Carfagna's Kitchen
HONORABLE MENTION: Carrabba's Italian Grill, Giammarco's, Moretti's of Arlington, Pasquale's Italian Restaurant, Scali Ristorante, Spaghetti Warehouse, T.A.T. Ristorante di Famiglia, Villa Nova Ristorante