Columbus Restaurant Week: Our Favorite Local Eateries

It’s Restaurant Week in Columbus and the perfect time to try some of the wonderful places around town. Below are some of our favorite, local restaurants participating — and their specially curated menus. Be sure to make reservations in advance. Sit back, relax, and enjoy celebrating!


The Keep

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

1/2 Charcuteri Board
3 artisan cheeses, 2 cured meats, crackers, bread, honey, fruit, and nuts

Mushroom Dumplings
5 vegan mushroom dumplings in housemade chili oil

Bubbling Cheddar Dip
Cheddar, bacon, jalapenos served with baguette

Deviled Eggs
5 deviled eggs, with fried capers and dill

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Vegan Coconut Curry
Housemade red curry, seasonal vegetables, basmati rice, herbs, and fried chickpeas

Chicken Pot Pie
Served with small side salad

Short Rib Stroganoff
Locally made papardelle, sherry and cream sauce, mushroom, tarragon

Keep Burger
2 smashed patties, white cheddar, brioche bun, tomato, lettuce, pickled onions and aioli

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Sorbet Sundae
Champagne Raspberry sorbet, Raspberry coulis, vanilla wafer

Cookies and Milk
Warm Chocolate chip cookie, Milk ice cream, chocolate syrup

Buckeye Trifle
Peanut butter mousse, whipped cream, bittersweet chocolate cookie, peanut brittlecompote

$35 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


Goodale Station

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Meatballs
Veal and beef meatballs, pomodoro, parmesan, focaccia

Goodale Caesar
Old Souls Farm romaine, house made croutons, parmesan, roasted garlic dressing

Mushroom Bisque
Sherry cream, crispy lentils, fresh herbs

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Spaghetti Puttanesca
San Marzano tomatoes, olives, capers, whipped ricotta, olive oil

Shrimp and Grits
Green chili cheddar grits, shrimp, andouille sausage, red eye gravy

Braised Short Rib
Beef short rib, yukon mashed potatoes, root vegetables, red wine braising reduction

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Chocolate Hazelnut Brownie
Fudgy brownie, toasted hazelnuts, nutella sauce, buttermilk ice cream

Coconut Panna Cotta
Rum raisins, pecan tuile

Apple & Quince Crisp
Cinnamon oat streusel, vanilla ice cream

$40 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


Vittoria Ristorante & Bar

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Arancini Di Risotto
Risotto balls in tomato sauce

Garlic bread with cheese
Garlic, mozzarella, oregano

Vittoria Salad
Cajun honey pecans, dried cranberries, gorgonzola, honey champagne vinaigrette

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Chicken Parmesan
Lightly breaded, tomato sauce, mozzarella, spaghetti

Eggplant a La Parmigiana Casserole
Breaded, mozzarella, parmesan, oven-baked, topped with marinara sauce

Penne alla Vodka
With sausage, peas, and tomato-cream sauce

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Tiramisu
Ladyfingers soaked in espresso and marsala wine., sweet mascarpone

Cannoli
Cannoli filled with ricotta pastry cream dipped in pistachios and chocolate

Gelato
One scoop of spumoni

DRINK SELECTION

Italian Manhattan
Markers Mark, bitters and Tuaca served on the rocks | $10

$40 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


Tucci’s

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

House Salad
Mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, almonds, gorgonzola, toasted garlic balsamic vinaigrette

Caesar Salad
Brioche croutons

Lemon Chicken Artichoke Soup

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Seared Salmon
Maple bourbon sauce, mashed potatoes, sautéed spinach, crispy pancetta, toasted pumpkin seeds

Braised Short Ribs
Certified angus beef, mashed potatoes, black pepper demi-glace, asparagus

Shrimp & Sausage Rigatoni
Shrimp, Italian sausage, shallot, poblano, red bell peppers, spicy parmesan cream sauce

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Creme Brule

Tiramisu

DRINKS

Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned
Makers Mark, bitters, cinnamon rosemary, simple syrup, orange peel

$35 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


South Village Grille

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Tuna Carpaccio
Tuna / Tomatoes / Scallions / Sesame Seeds / Truffle Ponzu / Daikon Salad / Wasabi Aioli

Stuffed Avocado Salad
Whipped Herb Goat Cheese / Tomato-Basil Vinaigrette / Cucumber

BBQ Oysters
Daily Selection / BBQ / Brown Sugar Bourbon Butter

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Mother of Dragons Roll
Shrimp Tempura / Cucumber / Spicy Tuna / Topped with Seared Tuna / Tobiko / Wasabi Aioli / Spicy Kimchee Sauce / Eel Sauce

Short Rib Pappardelle
Mushrooms / Caramelized Onion / Peppercorn / Demi-Glace / Sour Cream / Garlic Crostini Baton

Fried Eggplant Moussaka
Layered Eggplant / Ground Lamb / Red Sauce / Bechamel

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

Banana Split Cheesecake
Whipped Cream / Pineapple / Maraschino / Peanuts

Beignets
Powdered Sugar

Mitarashi Dango
Toasted Rice Dumpling / Sweet Soy Sauce Glaze

$35 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


Lindey’s

FIRST COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

TEMPURA GREEN BEAN
black garlic aioli and furikake

LOBSTER BISQUE
poached shrimp, chive and sherry crème fraiche

CONFIT DUCK WINGS
habanero lime hot sauce and bread & butter pickles

BRAISED PORK BELLY
ginger soy glaze, pickled gai lan and cilantro

SECOND COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

TAGLIATELLE
house made, butternut squash, swiss chard, cremini mushroom and crispy sage

SIXTY SOUTH SALMON
grilled, supergreen spinach, poached new potato and baby fennel vinaigrette

MOULES FRITES MARINERE
shallot, garlic, white wine, parsley, cream and french fries

FILET ($5 upcharge)
6 oz. filet with demi glace, buttermilk chive mashed potatoes and asparagus

THIRD COURSE

CHOOSE ONE

BANANA BREAD PUDDING
warm nutella, banana brûlée and caramelia pearl

WHITE CHOCOLATE POT DE CRÈME
fresh passion fruit and mint

KEY LIME PIE
crème anglaise and graham cracker crumb

ORANGE DREAM CAKE
candied satsuma and vanilla whipped cream

$40 PER DINER — price excludes tax, gratuity, and beverages


Try out Restaurant Week in Columbus and when you visit, let them know The Scout Guide sent you!