The more eye-catching a restaurant is, the more likely you are to visit. From unique architecture to gorgeous settings and decor, there are several restaurants in Ohio that are downright beautiful—and the food is almost always exceptional. The following 12 restaurants (listed in no particular order) are what we consider to be the most beautiful restaurants in Ohio.
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Address: 1989 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, USA
Address: 1370 E Johnstown Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230, USA
Address: 27 S Broadway St, Lebanon, OH 45036, USA
Address: 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, USA
Address: 3845 E Wine Cellar Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452, USA
Address: 953 Phillips Ave, Toledo, OH 43612, USA
Address: 411 N Main St, Minerva, OH 44657, USA
Address: 777 Cahoon Rd, Westlake, OH 44145, USA
Address: 2891 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209, USA
Address: 3645 Pleasant Valley Rd, Lucas, OH 44843, USA
Address: 877 W Main St, Smithville, OH 44677, USA
Address: 810 Matson Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45204, USA
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beautiful restaurants in Ohio
January 13, 2020
What are the most popular restaurants in Ohio?
Buckeye Express Diner in Bellville is one of the most popular restaurants in Ohio. This down-home cafe will really make your Ohio pride soar. The interior is decked out with Ohio memorabilia, and the food is exceptional. Don’t pass this place by! Tony Packo’s, located in Toledo, is another beloved Ohio eatery. If you’re craving an epic chili dog, this is the place to go.
What are the best upscale restaurants in Ohio?
Pier W, located in Lakewood, is one of the most gorgeous upscale restaurants in Ohio. This scenic restaurant sits above Lake Erie, and the atmosphere is positively magical. They specialize in scrumptious seafood dishes. It’s a wonderful date night location. Salar, located in Dayton, is another luxurious Ohio restaurant. In addition to their exquisite meals, Salar has an impressive cocktail selection.
Are there any restaurants inside Ohio state parks?
There are several stunning restaurants tucked inside Ohio’s state parks. Rafter’s Restaurant at Deer Creek State Park is one of the best. Come here and enjoy a scenic meal at this bistro-style eatery. If you loved this, you’ll also want to visit Lake Hope Lodge inside McArthur’s Lake Hope State Park. This casual eatery has floor-to-ceiling windows, so you’ll always get a magnificent view.
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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