Here are some of the local establishments still offering takeout amid the coronavirus dine-in ban
On March 15, Ohio bars and restaurants, already suffering from a slowdown related to the coronavirus pandemic, were ordered by the Ohio Department of Health to cease dine-in operations by 9 p.m. According to the official order from ODH director Amy Acton, “Food and beverage sales are restricted to carryout and delivery only, no onsite consumption is permitted." Food trucks will also be allowed to remain open. Read the ODH director’s official order here.
Central Ohio carryout and delivery options [updated at 10:15 a.m. 04/07/20]:
Below is a running list of restaurants, bars and breweries switching to delivery/carryout only. This is not a comprehensive list. The best way to find out the status of your favorite bar or restaurant is to call or check their social media feeds for updates. Information is also available at this Facebook group.Grove City's 3 Brothers Diner is offering a 20 percent discount on to-go orders of $20 or more. Special family-style meals are also available (enough to feed a family of five) for $40. Call 614-317-7798 to order.
61Pho in Clintonville is open for carryout, curbside pickup and delivery via Grubhub, Uber Eats, Postmates and Chowbus. For curbside pickup, call 614-706-4903.
101 Beer Kitchen is serving an abbreviated food menu for carryout and DoorDash delivery from noon to 8 p.m. daily at all three of its Central Ohio locations (Dublin, Polaris and Gahanna). The gastropub is also filling growlers and selling to-go bottles and cans of beer.
Carryout service is available at Akai Hana, the Kenny Centre sushi restaurant. Order by calling 614-451-5411. They are also offering delivery through Postmates, Uber Eats and Grubhub.
Bangkok Restaurant is offering Thai carryout. Order by calling 614-231-8787. Bangkok Grocery remains open daily.
Two Central Ohio locations of Blaze Pizza (Campus and Worthington) are open for delivery and carryout. Order via the Blaze Pizza app, BlazePizza.com, Grubhub, Postmates or DoorDash.
Bonifacio is offering takeout and free delivery from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with 15 percent off your first order over $20. The menu is available on it's website. Order online or call ahead at 614-914-8115.
Both Borgata Pizza Café locations in Worthington (614-396-8758) and on Parkville Street (614-891-2345) are offering their full menus for carryout and delivery orders. Find Borgata on the delivery platforms Grubhub, Uber Eats and Postmates. Visit Borgata's website to see the menu and hours.
Carryout and delivery is available from Brekkie Shack in Grandview Yard. Order by calling ahead or use Uber Eats, Postmates or Grubhub to order delivery.
BrewDog USA is offering beer carryout (no food) at its DogTap taproom in Canal Winchester. The brewery’s taprooms in the Short North and Franklinton are currently closed.
German Village’s Brown Bag Deli is offering delivery to all areas of Columbus as well as carryout and curbside pickup.
The Lebanese/Italian spot Bistrolino offers carryout with curbside pickup. The special carryout menu is available on Bistrolino’s Facebook page.
Bexley’s Cherbourg Bakery is offering gluten-free baked goods through order-ahead service. Order via Etsy for carryout and Grubhub for delivery.ClusterTruck, a delivery-only restaurant in Columbus, is offering quick delivery with no service or delivery fees.
Community Grounds: Coffee & Meeting House on Parsons Avenue is open regular hours from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends for carryout and order ahead. Use the Cloosiv app for touchless ordering prior to pickup, & curbside pickup. They are also offering whole and ground bean delivery within a five mile radius of the shop.
Condado Tacos is offering takeout with curbside service and delivery via DoorDash and Uber Eats. Order here.
Cousins Maine Lobster food truck is still serving food around town and is encouraging customers to use mobile ordering via its app. View the truck’s schedule and locations here.
Cravings Cafe is offering free delivery to Downtown locations through Bound Couriers and curbside carryout.
The Crimson Cup coffee shops in Clintonville and Upper Arlington are both offering carryout as well as delivery through Uber Eats. The Clintonville location also has drive-thru service. Customers can also order bags of Crimson Cup coffee for delivery with free shipping.Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Hilliard and Newark) is serving guests through carryout, delivery and curbside service. For a limited time, the barbecue spot is also offering its Texas-style barbecue to kids for free every Sunday for all delivery and carryout orders. Use the code KEFOLO.
After a hiatus, Eden Burger has reopened for takeout and delivery through Postmates, DoorDash and Orderspoon. Order online here.
El Vaquero Mexican Restaurant is offering carryout and delivery at all locations except Grove City. Order online or call in.
First Watch is open for carryout and delivery.Visit its website to order.Flavor 91 Bistro in Whitehall is open for carryout. Call ahead at 614-845-8840 or use DoorDash to order.
Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery at Easton is offering delivery, carryout and curbside pickup from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call 614-414-6127. Visit its Facebook page to view their weekly menu.
Freedom a la Cart, the nonprofit supporting survivors of human trafficking, offers catering and box lunches for delivery. Order minimums have been reduced to $50. They are also accepting donations to provide bagged lunches for those in need. Visit its website to donate or learn more or text the word NOURISH to 234-901-3252 to donate from your phone.
The fast-casual sushi chain Fusian has added a grocery component to its online ordering system. Customers can order select groceries (such as rice, milk, butter, fruits and veggies) for delivery via Uber Eats, DoorDash, etc. in less than 45 minutes for $1. Fusian is also offering $1 peanut butter and jelly rolls for kids. The grocery service is currently available within a 10-mile radius of all 10 Fusian stores in Ohio. Learn more here.
G. Michael’s Bistro & Bar is open for carryout and delivery. Pre-orders start at noon with delivery and carryout beginning at 5 p.m. View the menu here. To order, call 614-464-0575.
The Gallo’s family of restaurants--Gallo’s Kitchen + Bar in Upper Arlington, Gallo’s Tap Room on Bethel Road and Gallo’s Tap Room in Powell--is open for carryout service.
Geordie’s Restaurant in Merion Village is serving British pub fare for carryout. Check out the menu on Facebook and order by calling 614-674-6004.
George’s Beechwold Diner in Clintonville (614-447-0944) is open daily for carryout from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Its sister restaurant, George’s Linworth Diner in Worthington (614-396-6401), is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. for dinner.
Ghostwriter Public House in Johnstown will begin offering a carryout menu on Wednesday evening for pickup or curbside service. View the menu here.
Giuseppe’s Ritrovo is remaining open for carryout only. Call 614-235-4300.
All five of the Goat Restaurant & Bar locations in Central Ohio have carryout and delivery service through DoorDash. View the menu here.
GoreMade Pizza in Italian Village is open for carryout Tuesday through Sunday 12 to 8 p.m.
Hai Poke is offering takeout and delivery from its Short North and Downtown locations. See details at haipoke.com.Both Hang Over Easy locations (Campus and Olde Towne East) are open for carryout and delivery. The diner is also offering to-go mimosa kits for $20. Medical professionals and first responders will receive free delivery and 15 percent off of their entire order. This offer is redeemable by placing an online order at HangOverEasy.com and using code THANKYOU15 at checkout. Harry Buffalo in Westerville remains open for carryout with curbside service as well as delivery via Uber Eats. High Bank Distillery Co. remains open for carryout and delivery through Postmates or Grubhub. Call ahead at 614-826-5347 or order online here. The distillery’s bottle shop is also open from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Visit the Hofbrauhaus Columbus website to order delivery from Uber Eats, DoorDash and Grubhub. For curbside pickup of food and beer, call 614-294-2437.Northland's Huong Vietnamese Restaurant is open for carryout service and delivery through Postmates. Curbside pickup is available by calling 614-825-0303. Indian Oven is offering carryout and delivery through DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub and Postmates. Get a 10 percent discount on food and 30 percent off beer/wine when you mention Columbus Monthly. View the menu online and order by calling 614-220-9390.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams scoop shops are closed, but the company is offering local delivery. Place your order via the Jeni's website.Jiu Thai is offering takeout and free delivery within a 3-mile radius. View the menu here and order by calling 614-732-5939. Both Katalina's locations are providing carryout and free delivery. To order, call 614-294-2233 to reach the Harrison West cafe or 614-689-8896 for Clintonville. King Gyros on Hamilton Road remains open for carryout and drive-thru. You can also order delivery through DoorDash and Uber Eats. Kitchen Social, a new restaurant in Polaris, is now accepting takeout orders by calling 614-505-8492. View the menu here. La Chatelaine French Bakery & Bistro’s three area locations are still open for carryout. Its Dublin restaurant will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily; Upper Arlington and Worthington locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. La Tavola and Lupo, two of Rick Lopez’s restaurants, are open for carryout. Lupo will have menu options from its sister restaurant The Old Spot as well. Both La Tavola and Lupo are offering discounted wine bottles to-go. Call 614-914-5455 to order from La Tavola and 614-914-6134 for Lupo.
Lavash Café is offering online ordering for curbside pickup or delivery through its website and are featuring specials daily on its Facebook page.
Legacy Smokehouse in Hilliard remains open, currently offering carryout and delivery of bulk proteins only. Call 614-541-9022 to order. The location is also offering free lunches for kids from 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
The new vegan spot Lifestyle Café serves carryout lunch and delivery via Uber Eats, DoorDash and Postmates Tuesday through Saturday.Little Palace is open Downtown for carryout and delivery via Uber Eats. Phone-in orders can be placed from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Lindey’s is offering food and wine for curbside pickup, with free delivery in some areas. Order by calling 614-228-4343.Los Guachos has reopened its food truck at 461 Commerce Square for carryout. The location is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Place your order by calling 614-493-1874.
The Lox Bagel Shop is accepting carryout and delivery orders online. The shop is also giving away free bagels to children affected by school closures.The Market Italian Village now offers Market Boxes, containing reheatable meals prepared by The Market’s chef, Tyler Minnis. Other boxed offerings include wine, charcuterie, produce and eggs. Deliveries take place every Friday. To place an order, visit marketivbox.com.
Mazah Mediterranean Eatery has curb-side pickup as well as delivery by Postmates. If you purchase a gift card over $25, Mazah will add $5.The Vietnamese restaurant Mi Li Cafe is open for takeout only. Call 614-899-9202. Namaste Indo Nepali Cuisine remains open at 1279 Morse Rd. for carryout and delivery. Call 614-261-3636 for to-go orders. Delivery is available via Grubhub. All three kitchens in the Natalie’s family--Natalie’s Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music, Natalie’s Music Hall & Kitchen and The Light of Seven Matchsticks--have carryout and delivery menus. Natalie’s is also selling a “Friends Pass” that includes tickets to a future show, a $25 gift card and a special edition Natalie’s T-shirt.
The North Market is remaining open for carryout orders from vendors such as Hoyo’s Kitchen, Pastaria, Momo Ghar, Dos Hermanos and others. Some merchants have closed indefinitely. The market’s dine-in counters and upstairs dining area are closed. The market’s hours are currently 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with free parking available in the market’s surface lot. Visit the North Market website for frequent updates.
Northstar Cafe and its sibling restaurant Brassica are open with online ordering and curbside carryout. Grandview’s Third & Hollywood also remains open, offering curbside carryout by calling 614-488-0303.The Ohio Craft Brewers Association is tracking delivery and carryout services offered by its member breweries. Check out the OCBA’s handy list here. Over the Counter is offering carryout Monday through Saturday and offering a limited brunch and lunch menu on Sundays. Beer and wine is available for carryout at state minimum pricing. Pablo’s Havana Café in Powell (614-389-4302) is offering homemade Cuban cuisine for curbside pickup, carry out and delivery. Call ahead or order online. Both locations of Pat & Gracie’s are open for carryout and delivery through Grubhub, Uber Eats, Postmates and DoorDash. View the menu here.
Paulie Gee’s is open this week for carryout and delivery by Uber Eats.
Paul’s Fifth Avenue is accepting orders through email (email@example.com) and by phone (614-481-8848) for carryout from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They’re offering family-style meals (serving six people) and other specials on their Facebook page. View their menu on their website.The Pit BBQ Grille food truck is open for carryout and delivery through Grubhub. Order on its website. Planks Cafe on Parsons Avenue is open for carryout and delivery citywide. Plank's Bier Garten is serving customers from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday by offering takeout, curbside carryout and delivery in the German Village area. Call 614-443-4570. Carryout and Doordash delivery is available at both Pies and Pints locations. View their menus on their website. Dublin’s Pokebap is offering carryout ordering on its website and by phone (614-726-9818) Monday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Delivery via Grubhub or DoorDash is also available.
Pretentious Barrel House’s taproom is open from noon to 6 p.m. for carryout only. The sour beer specialist is also launching a beer delivery service. Check here for details.
The vegan-friendly restaurants Portia’s Café and Portia’s Diner are offering takeout, curbside pickup and free delivery in a five-mile radius.
Fine-dining landmark The Refectory Restaurant and Wine Shop has put together a takeout menu for order by phone: 614-451-9774. Orders must be placed by 2 p.m.Rockmill Tavern is offering delivery within a 10-mile radius and taking orders in person and by phone or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Check out the special menu on their Facebook page.
Schmidt’s has reopened in German Village for carryout. Call 614-444-6808 to order. For delivery, you can find Schmidt’s on DoorDash, Grubhub or Uber Eats.Shawerma Bite reopened March 30 for curbside pickup and contactless pickup. Call 614-456-7249. Service Bar recently added a takeout menu that includes lunch, dinner and family-style meals feeding up to four people. Order Tuesday through Sunday by calling 614-947-1231. Pick-up will be from the Bottle Shop at Service Bar, where customers can also purchase bottles of Middle West Spirits.
Seventh Son Brewing Co. has begun delivering beer for the first time to Columbus-area addresses. Customers can purchase canned beers for next-day delivery here. The Italian Village taproom also remains open for carryout only.
Skillet is continuing to operate during its regular hours with a menu that changes daily. Customers can order ahead for carryout by calling 614-443-2266. Limited delivery service is also available. View the menu here.The Grandview location of Si Senor Peruvian Sandwiches & More remains open for carryout and online ordering only. Place your order here. Delivery is also available via Uber Eats and Postmates. Hilliard’s Starliner Diner is offering carryout and delivery from DoorDash. Call 614-529-1198 for carryout. Street Thyme, a food truck serving up burgers and fries, is still open for carryout and delivery through Uber Eats. The food truck is also offering free meals for kids.
Sunny Street Café in Westerville is open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. for carryout, curbside pickup and delivery within eight miles. Uber Eats delivery is also available. Taft’s Brewpourium in Franklinton is offering pizzas, salads, beer and wine to-go. Order online or by calling 614-489-8900. All tips from carryout orders will go directly to staff who are no longer able to work. Thunderkiss Coffee is delivering five pound coffee bags within a 15 mile radius of Columbus and free shipping within Ohio. Venmo or PayPal your order with name, address, phone to email@example.com. Downtown’s Tiger+Lily is offering carryout and curbside pick-up on request. If you order online at tigerandlilybistro.com, the restaurant will take 10 percent off your bill. Enter the code LOVE. Delivery is also available via DoorDash and Grubhub. Tommy’s Diner is open in Franklinton for carryout and delivery via Uber Eats. Call 614-224-2422 for carryout. Takeout and delivery are available from Tony’s Italian Restaurant in German Village. Their menu is available on its Facebook page. The Top Steak House is offering its full menu for carryout, along with bottles of wine at state-minimum prices. Orders receive a 10 percent discount. Call 614-231-8238 to place an order between 4 and 8 p.m. See the menu here. Tula Taqueria has reopened for carryout, curbside pickup and delivery through Uber Eats. Order online at tulataqueria.com or call ahead at 614-601-6313. Westerville’s Uptown Deli & Brew is open for carryout. Growler fills from Temperance Row Brewing Co. are also available. Call 614-891-2337 to place an order.
Veritas has made a portion of its award-winning wine cellar available for retail purchase, with 100 percent of profits going to support the Veritas staff. Orders will be delivered to your home. Place your order here.The bottle shop at Watershed Distillery remains open (Watershed Kitchen & Bar has closed temporarily). Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. In addition to bottles of Watershed spirits, gift cards and sweatshirts, the distillery is selling take-away cocktail kits and their own hand sanitizer.
Way Down Yonder New Orleans Finest Restaurant is accepting call-head phone orders for carryout at 614-662-8623 and online ordering. Kids meals are free with entrée purchase.The Whitney House in Worthington is offering takeout and delivery for lunch and dinner. Order by calling 614-396-7846.
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is accepting takeout food orders through its taproom and delivery via Uber Eats. The Downtown brewery is also kicking off a beer delivery service, which you can check out here.Xi Xia Western Chinese Cuisine in Kenny Centre is open for carryout and delivery. Order online here. Yat’s in Grandview is still open for carryout and delivery orders. See the menu here. Yellow Brick Pizza has two locations in Olde Towne East and Victorian Village that are offering carryout as well as delivery via DoorDash and Grubhub. Yogi's Hoagies, the longtime Columbus hoagie and pizza shopon Morse Road, remains open for carryout. Call 614-846-1010. Zest Juice Co. is offering carryout and delivery at all five locations (Dublin, Easton, Grandview, Short North and Westerville). Curbside carryout is also available. Call or text 614-636-2410 to order or use the Zest Juice Co. app. The following restaurants and food trucks have closed temporarily: 1808 American Bistro Alchemy Cafe and Alchemy Kitchen
Alqueria Farmhouse Kitchen Ambrose and Eve Ampersand Asian Supper Club Arepazo (both locations) Asterisk Supper Club The Avenue Steak Tavern (both locations) Baba's Barcelona Kitchen & Bar The Barrel & Bottle (North Market) Basi Italia Belle's Bread Bibibop Asian Grill (all locations) Black Point Buckeye Bourbon House Cambridge Tea House Cameron’s American Bistro Cap City Fine Diner and Bar (all locations) A Common Table Comune Cosecha Cocina The Crest Gastropub Dave’s Cosmic Subs Del Mar SoCal Kitchen Dempsey’s Food & Spirits Destination Donuts (North Market) Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace Dough Mama El Camino Inn Figlio (both locations) Flatiron Tavern Flowers & Bread Fox in the Snow Café The Guild House Harvest (all locations) Hoof Hearted Brewery & Kitchen Hot Chicken Takeover (all locations) Hudson 29 (both locations) Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse (all locations) Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse The Keep Kitchen & Liquor Bar Kitchen Social Lan Viet Market (North Market) Law Bird Little Eater (North Market) Los Agavez Taqueria Los Guachos Taqueria (Cherry Bottom Road and Godown Road locations) Loving Hut M at Miranova Marcella’s (both locations) Martini Matt the Miller's Tavern Meshikou Molly Woo’s Native Cold Pressed The Old Spot One Line Coffee The Pearl (both locations) Pistacia Vera (both locations) Ranchero Kitchen Rooh The Rossi Kitchen & Bar Rusty Bucket (all locations) Satori Ramen Bar (North Market) Seitan’s Realm SOW Plated Speck Italian Eatery Strongwater Food & Spirits Sushi 10 Sweet Carrot The Sycamore Tensuke Express (Tensuke Market remains open) Tucci's Veritas Watershed Kitchen & Bar Wine on High Ye's Asian Vegan
How Ohio is helping affected businesses:
Gov. DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced programs aimed at assisting small business owners and employees affected by Ohio’s bar and restaurant closures. They include a one-time liquor buyback to support bars and restaurants (many of which were stocking up for St. Patrick’s Day), enhanced unemployment aid for Ohioans and low-interest loans for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
How you can help support restaurants, bars and others in our community:
Several foodservice industry veterans have launched a new nonprofit venture called Service! Relief for Hospitality Workers, which seeks to feed unemployed workers in the industry and families in Franklin County. Service! is a collaboration between The Table’s Sangeeta Lakhani and Muse Hospitality’s Matthew Heaggans, Letha Pugh, Catie Randazzo and Reed Woogerd. (Preston’s: A Burger Joint and Ambrose and Eve are part of the Muse restaurant group.) The venture’s goal is to provide 2,000 meals a week for displaced workers. Visit servicerelief.org for more information and to donate.
Read Nicholas Dekker’s roundup of ways that consumers can help.A new website has been created that makes it easy to purchase restaurant gift cards online. Visit supportlocalcolumbus.com to purchase gift cards or to add a restaurant. Several local restaurateurs have started a Change.org petition called "Independent Restaurant Owners in Ohio,” asking the state for various forms of relief for restaurant workers. You can read more here.
Bars and bartenders will be hit particularly hard during this crisis. The US Bartender’s Guild has set up a COVID-19 Relief Campaign meant to bolster its Bartender Emergency Assistance Program. Donate here.Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Hot Chicken Takeover, Homage and other local businesses have launched a campaign called “We Are All in This Together” that seeks to feed 20,000 at-risk people during the COVId-19 pandemic. Learn more here.