We are finally unveiling all the best this city has to offer. This year, you, the readers and voters, highlighted all the popular spots we’ve all grown to love, familiar faces who have consistently achieved excellence, and of course, a few new places that have changed the way we go about our lives in Central Ohio. We’ve had our hands full tallying the totals, crossing our T’s, and dotting our I’s. But, without further ado, this is your definitive list of the champions of Columbus.
This is ColumBEST .
Editor’s Note: Formatting has been adjusted and information added or omitted to provide clarity on the Grove City-area winners.
Best [Grove City] Neighborhood Bar
GROVE CITY BREWING COMPANY · 3946 Broadway · grovecitybrewery.com
Hop Yard 62 · 4057 Broadway · hopyard62.com
Zassy’s Tap Room · 3940 Harrisburg Pike · zassystaproom.com
Best [Grove City] Neighborhood Restaurant
ROOSTERS · 1650 Stringtown Road · roosterswings.com
Plank’s on Broadway · 4022 Broadway · grovecityohiobarandrestaurant.com
El Vaquero · 1566 Stringtown Road · vaquerorestaurant.com
BIBIBOP Best Quick Lunch (3rd place)
Grove City Location: 1726 Stringtown Road · bibibop.com
City Barbeque Best Barbeque (2nd place)
Grove City Location: 2261 Stringtown Road · citybbq.com
Connells Maple Lee Best Florist
Grove City Location: 2033 Stringtown Road · cmlflowers.com
El Vaquero Best Mexican Restaurant + Best Grove City Neighborhood Restaurant (3rd place)
Grove City Location: 1566 Stringtown Road · vaquerorestaurant.com
Five Guys Burgers and Fries Best Fries + Best Traditional Burger (2nd place)
Grove City Location: 1790 Stringtown Road · fiveguys.com
Giant Eagle Best Large Grocery Store (3rd place)
Grove City Location: 2173 Stringtown Road
Kroger Best Large Grocery Store
Ohio-based Kroger continues to run the grocery store game with its organic and local offerings, superb customer service, and new technology, like Instacart and Scan, Bag, Go to help make the shopping experience easier and faster. Kroger, you the real MVP (most valuable produce).
Grove City Location(s): 5965 Hoover Road + 2474 Stringtown Road
Local Cantina Best Tacos (2nd place) + Best To-Go Cocktail (3rd place)
Grove City Location: 3937 Broadway · localcantina.com
Massage Envy Best Place to Get a Massage
Grove City Location: 5907 Hoover Road · massageenvy.com
Massey’s Best Traditional Pizza
Grove City Location: 4015 Parkmead Drive · masseyspizza.com
Metro Parks Best Free Family Attraction
When you realize your feet have only made contact with cement/blacktop for the last several weeks, it’s time to hit up one of Columbus’ 19 Metro Parks. And with its new passport program, you can collect stamps from all the parks and trade them in for a free t-shirt to rep your awesome Metro Parks all over the city.
Editor’s Note: Grove City has 2 Metro Parks; Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park and Scioto Grove Metro Park!
Battelle Darby Creek Location: 1775 Darby Creek Drive (Galloway, OH 43119) · metroparks.net/parks-and-trails/battelle-darby-creek
Scioto Grove Metro Park Location: 5172 Jackson Pike · metroparks.net/parks-and-trails/scioto-grove
Mid-Ohio Foodbank (Mid-Ohio Collective) Favorite Local Charity
Mid-Ohio Foodbank continues to win best local charity year after year because of its noble mission: ending hunger in Mid-Ohio. According to statistics, Franklin County residents miss about 69 million meals each year. The Grove City-based charity provides enough food for about 140,000 adults and children so that they may work, play, and thrive without fear of starvation.
Location: 3960 Brookham Drive · midohiofoodbank.org
Ohio Thrift Best Thrift Store (2nd place)
Grove City Location: 3060 Southwest Boulevard · ohiothriftinc.com
Rooster’s ( Best Sports Bar + Best Wings + Best Grove City Neighborhood Restaurant )
Grove City Location: 1650 Stringtown Road · roosterswings.com
Strader’s Garden Center ( Best Plant/Garden Shop/Nursery – 2nd place )
Grove City Location: 2625 London Groveport Road · straders.net
See the Original Information on 614 Magazine's Website