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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

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Choice!

From the service to the food to the outdoor dining, we really enjoyed our dining experience here. The Beet & Pea salad was unique and extremely good. Our entrees were excellent and the service was attentive and while allowing us to relax. Can go wrong here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
gtgraf
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Wooster, Ohio
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wooster, Ohio
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

From the service to the food to the outdoor dining, we really enjoyed our dining experience here. The Beet & Pea salad was unique and extremely good. Our entrees were excellent and the service was attentive and while allowing us to relax. Can go wrong here!

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

We are please to know that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for the review! More 

columbus,ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had dinner at Z Cucina 2 nights ago with my domestic partner and a friend. Had not eaten there for about a year. This meal reminded me why. The ambiance is pleasant and the service attentive, but the food quality is lacking. Two of us had the tomato crab bisque to start, the third had the Caesar salad. The salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We read the great reviews, so when we visiting Columbus for the Penguins game we made a reservation through Trip Advisor. Rick, the owner couldn't of been more welcoming. He mentioned how he was glad to see us chose Z Cucina through Trip Advisor. Delicious unique bread, and spreads, were a great start only to be rivaled by the risotto... More 

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Thank you for the visit and accolades! More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My wife and I had an excellent experience here for supper. We shared the frito misto which a delightful treat. My Caesar was presented beatifully and had a marvelous dressing with loads of anchovy taste. My wife had the linguini with sea food which she said was great with a broth that was outstanding. I had the recommended Veal meatball... More 

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

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed our new Spring menu. More 

Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

GREAT FOOD! FREE VALET! FANTASTIC WINE! I hate going to Grandview because of parking. Well Z Cu makes it easy with the valet. Their wine guy is an excellent procurer of wine, everything I've ever had has always been top notch. As your server to recommend a wine with your dish and you will not be disappointed.

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

Thank you for the 5-star review! Hope to see you back to enjoy our new Spring menu. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The beautiful flavors were like fireworks on a plate. The presentation was also visually stunning from start to finsh. We are already setting a date to come back. The staff is spectacular. Thank you for a out of this world dinner and experience.

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

We are grateful for your positive review! We are looking forward to you next visit as well. More 

Erie
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I've been sitting here for 10 minutes trying to figure out how to best describe the evening that my Husband and I had at Z Cucina last night, but every time I start typing, I feel like my words just aren't doing it any justice. so.... I'm going to try my best. We were visiting Columbus from out of town.... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to detail your experience! More 

Downtown Columbus
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband and I normally just stay at our side of the town (Far north). But we had a couple this time and we have heard about this place many times; so why not give it a try? It turned out It's a great place to enjoy great food. All the waitresses are super nice; the food is awesome.

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

Thank you for venturing south to give us a try! More 

Columbus, OH
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Although we've lived in Columbus almost 5 years, this was the first time we visited Z Cucina. We were expecting a good restaurant, but with every course we were sent a little closer to heaven. I'm a bread baker by trade and knew immediately that the bread they served was made by hand that day. Rick confirmed that it was... More 

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Thank you very much for your detailed review! Glad to know Z Cucina is your new favorite! More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Dinner at Z Cucina was great and so was the service. I definitely recommend it and hope to be back soon..

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It was nice speaking with you yesterday. Thank you for bringing your business dinner to Z Cucina. We hope to see back soon as well! 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?