A restaurant bucket list is a wonderful thing to have, and if you have yet to make one of your own, you can use our list of the best restaurants in Ohio as a jumping off point! All throughout Ohio there are delicious, unique eateries offering one-of-a-kind cuisine and atmospheres. The following are 18 of our favorite restaurants in the Buckeye State, and they are arguably the best places to eat in Ohio. Don’t believe us? Well, we think you should make a point to try them all! (You can thank us later.)

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Have you been to any of these restaurants? Is so, would you agree that they are among the best places to eat in Ohio? What (and where) is your picks for the best places to eat in Ohio? Share your thoughts, recommendations and experiences with us so we can add to the list of the best restaurants in Ohio!

For more delicious, under-the-radar places offering the best food in Ohio, check out our previous article: These 14 Little Known Restaurants In Ohio Are Hard To Find But Worth The Search.

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Best Restaurants In Ohio

What are the best restaurants in Cleveland?

  • Sokolowski's University Inn is a cafeteria-style restaurant with delicious Polish food.
  • Pickle Bill’s Lobster House is a New England-inspired, all-you-can-eat seafood restaurant.
  • The Bourbon Street Barrel Room features New Orleans–inspired décor and cuisine.

For more of some of the best restaurants in Cleveland, check out these 9 unassuming restaurants.

What are the best restaurants in Cincinnati?

  • Zip’s Café is known for their awesome burgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, and French fries.
  • Eli's BBQ has been voted as one of the 50 best barbecue joints in America.
  • Moerlein Lager House is rich in German heritage also one of the most popular brewpubs in the state.

For more of some of the best restaurants in Cincinnati, check out these 11 family-friendly spots.

 What are the best restaurants in Columbus?

  • Barcelona Restaurant and Bar features authentic Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace serves more than 30 unique gourmet hot dog options.
  • Pirate's Cove Tropical Bar & Grill serves up fresh Key West inspired flavor

For more of some of the best restaurants in Columbus, check out these 10 unique restaurants for an unforgettable dining experience.

What are the best bucket-list worthy restaurants in Ohio?

From pasta to BBQ to burgers and more, these are the best bucket-list worthy restaurants in Ohio:

  • Forage Public House, Lakewood
  • Mrs Yoders Kitchen, Mt Hope
  • Guarino's Restaurant, Cleveland
  • Mazunte Taqueria, Cincinnati
  • Fifty West Brewing Company, Cincinnati
  • Schoolhouse Restaurant, Camp Dennison
  • Wolf's Ridge Brewing, Columbus
  • Red Feather Kitchen, Cincinnati

Be sure to read our previous article with 12 of our most bucket-list worthy restaurants in Ohio