Have you ever wondered what the top rated, most recommended restaurants in Ohio are? Here at Only In Your State, we have. According to TripAdvisor, the following restaurants scored the highest consistently (each with at least 4.5 stars out of 5) in their respective cities. See if you recognize any:
1. Z Cucina di Spirito (Columbus)
With 341 reviews, this upscale Italian restaurant earned the #1 spot out of 1,821 restaurants in Columbus. It is located at 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212. (Pictured above: Housemade Mozzarella Caprese.)
2. Orchids at Palm Court (Cincinnati)
This upscale hotel restaurant features exceptional traditional American cuisine with a twist. With 501 reviews, it earned the #1 spot out of 1,602 restaurants in Cincinnati. It is located at 35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
3. Slyman’s Restaurant (Cleveland)
This one came as no surprise to us, as this downtown Cleveland eatery is home to the best corned beef you can find in Ohio. (Fun fact: This beloved breakfast and sandwich joint appeared on Rachael Ray's "$40 a Day.") Slyman's earned the #1 spot out of 1,489 restaurants in Cleveland with 585 reviews. It is located at 3106 St Clair Ave. NE, Cleveland, OH 44114.
4. Dorothy Lane Market (Dayton)
This small chain of Dayton area gourmet grocery stores specializes in hard-to-find-items and exceptional prepared foods. With 226 reviews, it earned the #1 spot out of 619 restaurants in Dayton.
5. Mancy's Steak House (Toledo)
With 364 reviews, this family friendly chophouse earned the #1 spot out of 575 restaurants in Toledo. It is located at 953 Phillips Ave., Toledo, OH 43612.
6. Swenson's (Akron)
If something has been around for more than 80 years, there's a reason why. This popular fast food joint features the world-famous Galleyboy, milkshakes and fries. It earned the #1 spot out of 386 restaurants in Akron with 475 reviews. There are three Swenson's locations, with one in West Akron, North Akron and Stow/Kent.
7. TD's Tailgate Grill (Canton)
This popular sports bar features exceptional appetizers, burgers, fish tacos and more. It earned the #1 spot out of 273 restaurants in Canton with 389 reviews.
TD's Tailgate Grill is located at 2234 West Tuscarawas Street, Canton, OH 44708.
8. The Brick Oven Bistro (Sandusky)
The specialty pizzas and other Italian favorites here will leave you more than satisfied. With 268 reviews, The Brick Oven Bistro earned the #1 spot out of 140 restaurants in Sandusky. It is located at 1012 Cleveland Road, Sandusky, OH 44870.
9. Cedar Valley Cafe (Findlay)
For delicious Mediterranean cuisine at affordable prices, check out Cedar Valley Cafe, located at 1132 Tiffin Ave., Findlay, OH 45840. It earned the #1 spot out of 124 restaurants in Findlay with 83 reviews.
10. Kewpee Hamburgers (Lima)
Within the fictionalized setting of “Glee,” this signature fast food joint in Lima has three locations that serve up the city's best burgers. french fries and malts. Kewpee Hamburgers earned the #1 spot out of 117 restaurants in Lima with 216 reviews.
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