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Where to Brunch in Columbus

Where to Brunch in Columbus // girl about columbusLooking for a delicious place to brunch in Columbus? Meant to be enjoyed with family and/or friends, it’s the only meal that matters to many – especially on the weekend. Columbus has a plethora of fabulous brunch choices – it’s just a matter of finding the one that best suits your mood, location, and taste. The following are some local favorites. Enjoy!

LINDEY’S: In the heart of German Village, Lindey’s is a fabulous choice for any meal – but their brunch is outstanding. Sit outside on their stunning patio during the warmer months.Lindeys-lemon-ricotta-pancakes-german-village-columbus-ohio-brunchMILESTONE 229: Enjoy the views of the Scioto River at this popular spot. The entire menu is delicious. Have a mimosa, or two.milestone-229-columbus-ohio-brunch

WOLF’S RIDGE BREWING: The Rosy Cheeks glazed doughnuts… the Cuban benedict… topped off with a Beermosa = To.die.for! Located downtown.wolfs-ridge-brewing-columbus-ohio

SKILLET: Their menu changes seasonally and is always top-notch. Get there early to avoid the wait at this super cozy spot. Once you have a table, your meal will come out rather quickly, which is just fabulous. Excellent service.brunch-german-village-columbus-ohio-skillet

PISTACIA VERA: The cutest lil’ place you ever did see. Nestled in German Village, Pistacia Vera is filled with natural light, beautiful food, and tasty macarons. Grab a seat outside on their patio during the warmer months.Pistacia Vera in German Village | girl about columbus

THE GUILD HOUSE: Delicious options at this Cameron Mitchell restaurant in the Short North. The perfect spot for a special brunch.the-guild-house-brunch

KATALINA’S: Their pancake balls with Nutella are what dreams are made of. Worth the wait but get there early to beat the crowd on the weekend.katalinas-brunch

SOUTH OF LANE: This cafe is an absolute must-visit staple while in Upper Arlington! Sit on the sidewalk if it’s warm! Try an omelete and/or a waffle!south of lane

WORTHINGTON INN: Established in 1831, The Worthington Inn is an iconic establishment in Central Ohio. My favorite? Sitting on the porch while people watching on Saturday mornings during the Worthington Farmer’s Market.worthington inn brunch

PHILCO BAR + DINER: Fuss-free fare at the perfect location in the Short North. Easy vibes in this uber-cool diner.philco-brunch

FOX IN THE SNOW CAFE: Its latte art makes this place a highly Instagrammed cafe in Columbus. The atmosphere, drinks, and treats make it hard to beat, especially on a weekend morning.Life Lately: January // Fox in the Snow Cafe

ALCHEMY JUICE BAR + CAFE: Healthy made delicious. You won’t even know you’re loading up on superfoods at Alchemy, located off of Parsons near Children’s Hospital. It’s sooo good.alchemy-brunch

FORNO: Breakfast pizza, hello! Forno’s service, food, and atmosphere keep Columbusites coming back for more.Forno Short North

ETHYL & TANK: Nothing but relaxed vibes at this casual, affordable, and delicious restaurant on campus:Ethyl & Tank // Where to Brunch in Columbus

NORTHSTAR CAFE — The Sweet Potato and Turkey Hash with a Shooting Star (orange/carrot/lemon/ginger) are solid choices at this Columbus favorite. Multiple locations around the city.Northstar Cafe // girl about columbus

BODEGA — You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu at this Short North establishment but the Cocoa Pebbles Waffles are to die for!
Bodega Brunch // girl about columbus

TRISM: Sister restaurant to Alchemy, this spot on Ohio State’s campus is both healthy AND absolutely delicious! You can read my post about TRISM HERE.healthy breakfast

VASO ROOFTOP LOUNGE: Don’t miss brunch or the stunning views of Dublin at this chic new establishment located in the up & coming Bridge Park development. Their drinks are every bit of delightful, too.brunch at vaso dublin

THE PEARL: This Short North Cameron Mitchell gastropub is a must in your Columbus brunch adventures! You can read about our experience with The Pearl HERE.the pearl brunch in columbus ohio

nada: Spanish-inspired dishes that are all completely Instagram-worthy AND delicious! One of my fave spots in the city!

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DOUGH MAMA: Located on High Street in Clintonville, this adorable spot offers breakfast, lunch, pies, and bakery goods!

WESTIE’S GASTROPUB: With three locations in the city (Short North, Brewery District, and Clintonville), Westie’s is super convenient to get to and always sounds good!westies gastropub clintonville ohio

HIGH BANK DISTILLERY: One of the newest spots in Grandview!  Can’t go wrong with a Rosé Cooler & Hot Chicken and Biscuits!High Bank Distillery Brunch

THE CREST GASTROPUB: Boasting two Central Ohio locations (one on Parsons and one on Indianola Ave), this spot has an impressive brunch and drinks menu. This mimosa flight was as delicious as it was pretty!crest gastropub // brunch in columbus

A few other notable brunches in Columbus: Tasi Cafe, The Whitney House, Third & Hollywood and Matt the Miller’s. Happy Brunching!


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  • Love these places and excited to try the ones I haven’t! Fox in the Snow Cafe is on the top of that list! great picks!

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