Guide to Farm to Table Restaurants in Central Ohio

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Written by Step Out Columbus

Published on January 24, 2024
Photo courtesy of Alqueria Restaurant’s Facebook page

What’s better than delicious food? Delicious food that’s cooked with farm-fresh ingredients and a little bit of love, of course!

One of the benefits of living in such a farmer-friendly state is the amount of fresh ingredients available to us. In a world that’s pushing for more sustainable sourcing of high-quality ingredients, these restaurants set the bar high for others to follow in their footsteps. Plus, these restaurants make a for a great night out on the town, whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, a birthday celebration, date night, or you’re just really hungry!

Without any further ado, here’s our expertly curated list of all the farm-to-table restaurants in Central Ohio that you need to check out.

Full Service

101 Beer Kitchen

817 Polaris Pkwy Westerville, OH 43082 • $$$$$

Northeast

A culinary craft brew destination! Fresh ingredients, rotating beer selection, & a comfortable environment have people young & old loving their ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
Full Service

Alqueria Farmhouse Kitchen

247 King Ave Columbus, OH 43201 • $$$$$

Central

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  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Street Parking
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Romantic

Blystone Farms Butcher Shop

8677 Oregon Rd Canal Winchester, OH 43110 • $$$$$

Southside

Blystone Farm welcomes you to our on-farm butcher shop, bakery, meat shop, deli, and store! At the farm, customers will enjoy visiting a traditional family ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • TV
  • Bike Parking
Fast Casual

Dough Mama

3335 N High St Columbus, OH 43202 • $$$$$

Central

Dough Mama is the result of the belief that the love and care we put into our food is actually a delicious way to share love and care with others. We started ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • No Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Casual
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Street Parking
  • Handicap Access
  • No Alcohol
  • Bike Parking
Full Service

First Watch

496 South High St Columbus, OH 43215 • $$$$$

Central

First Watch specializes in delicious creations freshly-prepared to order. First Watch begins each morning at the crack of dawn, slicing fresh fruits and ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • No Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV
  • No Outdoor Seating
  • Offers Catering
  • No Alcohol
  • Bike Parking
  • Brunch
Full Service

Ghostwriter Public House

49 1/2 S Main St Johnstown, OH 43031 • $$$$$

Northeast

Ghostwriter serves a modern interpretation of American classics. We focus on seasonal ingredients thoughtfully prepared within an elegant yet simple environment ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Street Parking
  • Wait Service
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Offers Catering
Full Service

GoreMade Pizza

936 N 4th St Columbus, OH 43201 • $$$$$

Central

High Heat Neopolitan Wood Fired Pizza, craft beer and cocktails. Locally Sourced and made with love. Established in 2013. GoreMade Pizza started out as ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • No Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Street Parking
  • Wait Service
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
Full Service

Harvest Bar + Kitchen

2885 N High St Columbus, OH 43202 • $$$$$

Central

Focused on creating locally-sourced and ingredient-driven pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, and salads while featuring a progressive bar program built to serve. ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • No Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
  • Bike Parking

Full Service

High Bank Distillery – Gahanna

1379 E Johnstown Rd Gahanna, OH 43230 • $$$$$

Northeast

An elevated, yet casual, distillery pub with seasonally inspired takes on modern American cocktails & cuisine. ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
Full Service

Local Roots

15 E Olentangy St Powell, OH 43065 • $$$$$

North

Everything is better when it comes from the farm and is made with love. Our goal is to serve our customers with an abundance of locally sourced goods. ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Casual
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • TV
  • Bike Parking

Milestone 229

229 Civic Center Drive Columbus, OH 43215 • $$$$$

Central

One-of-a-Kind Dining Experience! Unmatched Columbus, Ohio dining with remarkable views of downtown Columbus, the restaurant features elevated comfort ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Patio
Cafe / Coffee Shop

Northstar Café

951 N High St Columbus, OH 43201 • $$$$$

Central

At Northstar, we recognize that every decision we make affects the health of our community and the environment on a local and on a global scale. We make ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • No Reservations
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Street Parking
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
Full Service

Plas Food and Drink

21 E 5th Ave, Ste 101 Columbus, OH 43201 • $$$$$

Central

We are an approachable, fine dining restaurant in the Short North Arts District, offering a diverse menu rooted in classic culinary traditions and cultivated ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Bike Parking
  • Romantic
Full Service

Skillet

410 E Whittier Street Columbus, OH 43206 • $$$$$

Central

We allow the Harvest and Season to drive and vary our menu daily. Locally owned and operated by the Caskey family. Nestled in Schumacher Place; neighboring ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Healthy Options
  • Wait Service
Full Service

SŌW Plated

1625 W Ln Ave Upper Arlington, OH 43221 • $$$$$

Central

SŌW Plated is a made-from-scratch, health-inspired restaurant and bar predicated on a simple philosophy that the food we eat is directly connected to ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
  • Brunch
Full Service

Sycamore

262 E Sycamore St Columbus, OH 43206 • $$$$$

Central

Established in 2013. ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Casual
  • Street Parking
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
Full Service

The Guild House

624 N High St Columbus, OH 43215 • $$$$$

Central

The Guild House is our artisan eatery featuring creative American cuisine available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We proudly source locally grown ingredients ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
  • Brunch
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Full Service

The Whitney House

666 High St Worthington, OH 43085 • $$$$$

North

Specializing in: - Restaurants Established in 2014. The Whitney House pay homage to the homes in our past that greeted us warmly, served a delicious meal ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Offers Catering
  • Good for Groups
  • Family Friendly
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • TV
  • Bike Parking

Third and Hollywood

1433 W 3rd Ave Columbus, OH 43212 • $$$$$

Central

Established in 2009. ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Area
  • TV
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking
Full Service

True Food Kitchen

4052 Worth Ave Columbus, OH 43219 • $$$$$

Central

True Food Kitchen is a restaurant and lifestyle brand inspired by the philosophy that food should make you feel better, and that great tasting food and ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Take-out
  • Good for Groups
  • Wait Service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar Area
  • Vegetarian / Vegan Menu
Full Service

Watershed Kitchen & Bar

1145 Chesapeake AvenSte D Columbus, OH 43212 • $$$$$

Central

We exist to showcase the best ingredients, the best people and the best stories. To tell the story of the hard work and a relentless pursuit of perfection ...

  • Farm to Table
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • Good for Groups
  • Wait Service
  • Bar Area
  • Handicap Access
  • Offers Catering
  • Bike Parking

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