Restaurants get famous for a reason. Some of the best, most classic Ohio restaurants are the neighborhood “hole-in-wall” joints. Others are nationally known eateries that have been around for more than a century. Here in the Buckeye State, we truly have it all when it comes to exceptional food. Here are 12 wildly famous restaurants in Ohio that totally live up to the hype — and you need to visit them for yourself.

Have you been to any of these famous restaurants in Ohio? What’s your favorite restaurant in The Buckeye State? Share your thoughts and experiences with us in the comments below!

Looking for more exceptional places to eat? Check out our previous article: 12 Classic Restaurants In Ohio That Every Local Must Experience At Least Once.

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What are the most famous foods in Ohio?

Food in Ohio is definitely unique. From the sweet and delicious Buckeye treats to the classic Cincinnati chili, this state has its own unique flavor and flair. If you want to learn more, check out our article about the most iconic foods in Ohio.

Who makes the best hamburgers in Ohio?

There are so many great places to get hamburgers in Ohio. In addition to The Thurman Cafe, listed above, you should check out The Spot To Eat in Sidney. This welcoming diner serves classic American comfort food in a nostalgic setting. Be sure to save room for dessert! Their sweet treats are absolutely incredible. If you want even more mouthwatering eats, follow our Ohio burger trail! It’s the perfect itinerary for foodies.

Where can I find the best pizza in Ohio?

Looking for the best pizza in Ohio? We know all of the great places to satisfy your hunger pains. Check out our list of the best pizza joints in Ohio for more information!