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Z Cucina di Spirito

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1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803 (3rd Street)
+1 614-486-9200
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: We specialize in rustic Italian cuisine with a modern flare. Handmade...
We specialize in rustic Italian cuisine with a modern flare. Handmade cheeses, bread, pastas and desserts as well as house cured salumi combine with an artisan wine list in a warm environment. Please note that we are open for lunch for groups of 8 or more with advanced notice. We also have semi-private dining options available as well.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Outdoor seating
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Attentive service

Went to Z cucina for a business diner and what I liked the most was the service. The manager, receptionist, and our waiter were really attentive and genuine. We shared the the food which was also good (beet salad with endives and pistachio, rib eye flat bread, and blue cheese tortellini), but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
Lola M
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Columbus, Ohio
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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100 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Went to Z cucina for a business diner and what I liked the most was the service. The manager, receptionist, and our waiter were really attentive and genuine. We shared the the food which was also good (beet salad with endives and pistachio, rib eye flat bread, and blue cheese tortellini), but the attentive service made it even better-!

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We appreciate your review and are pleased to know you enjoyed your time with us. More 

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

It's all about the food, yes? And the thoughtful informed service makes for an evening of dining pleasure. (Our server was Russell).

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

It was nice to see you and thanks for the review! More 

Weirton, West Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Ate here on NYE, great ambiance great food, great waiter. No one seemed to rush us ,felt very much welcomed to stay all night if we wanted. Food was delicious. Vegetarian option for myself, and the cheese tray was first class!!

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your experience! Keep us mind the next time you are in Columbus. More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We made a reservation for this restaurant via Open Table, and I was very pleased to get a telephone call from the restaurant before noon the day of our reservation to confirm our reservation, and to let us know about the complimentary valet service. We did take advantage of this service upon our arrival, and we were also pleased with... More 

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for the visit and detailed review. I hope to see you the next time you are in Columbus. More 

Bratislava, Slovakia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The food is always delicious. The owner is very sweet and attentive, always stops by our table to say hello. you can tell he really cares about his guests. the service is almost always perfect, the bartender is wonderful. only one time did i have an average server. the rest of the time it was really an experience.

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

I am pleased to know you had another enjoyable visit. Thank you for the review! More 

Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Went to Z cucina for the first time with friends for a birthday celebration. Great choices on the menu - everything from the appetizers, drinks, entrees, and dessert were great. Even the focaccia and olive oil/balsamic dip was so good! The ambiance was low key but service was spot on. The owner checked in on us to make sure we... More 

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We are glad you found us as well. We look forward to having you back! More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

We came to Z Cucina during restaurant week and had an amazing 3 course dinner for $25! The homemade ricotta was everyone's favorite - absolutely exceptional! Lovely atmosphere and creative menu.

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

I am pleased to see your group had a nice time at Z Cucina di Spirito. Thank you for posting a review! More 

Tully, New York
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We loved this quaint small restaurant. The owner was there when we visited and stopped by to chat. The food and atmosphere was great - and we'll be back next time we're in town. Our group liked the cheese plate (with a few of their restaurant made cheeses) - and my sausage pizza was delicious, as was the salad. Worth... More 

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed everything! I look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Columbus. More 

Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Up-beat modern take on Italian cuisine. The bar is outstanding and has a excellent happy hour. My favorite first course is Parmesan risotto fritters. All pastas are homemade, as are desserts. Owner Rick is very pleasant and provides great oversight with lots of attention to detail.

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed our happy hour (and more!). Thank you for the review. More 

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This place really lived up to the reviews. The service was incredible, they constantly checked on us and the waitress was very social and helpful. The selection of food was very good but I would recommend that you not be too picky because sometimes you just have to experiment with something new. The food was absolutely incredible and I wish... More 

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rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Be sure to come to our happy hour (5 to 7pm at the bar). Food and drink specials Monday through Thursday. Drink specials on Friday. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803
    (3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-486-9200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating

Description

We specialize in rustic Italian cuisine with a modern flare. Handmade cheeses, bread, pastas and desserts as well as house cured salumi combine with an artisan wine list in a warm environment. Please note that we are open for lunch for groups of 8 or more with advanced notice. We also have semi-private dining options available as well.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?