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Z Cucina di Spirito

1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803
614-486-9200
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Ranked #11 of 1,976 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 3rd Street
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English first
San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is simply an excellent Italian restaurant. The food and service were excellent and we had a great evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

What a delightful dining experience! Our party of three all enjoyed delicious meals and appetizers. Our meals began with crispy and perfectly done risotto fritters followed by spaghetti and meatballs by one party member while my other friend and I enjoyed goat cheese and sundried tomato ravioli. The evening was completed perfectly by a Spanish red wine that was offered... More

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

I am pleased to know the three of you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for the review! More

Columbus, OH
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food at Z Cucina was quite good. We started with the risotto fritters and the frito misto; both were tasty and came in large portions. We also very much enjoyed the entrees, goat cheese ravioli and sausage tortelloni, which came in slightly smaller portions. The wine list, although not huge, provided a good sample to choose from. All together... More

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Franklinville, New Jersey, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

While visiting from New Jersey for my dads surgery this week, we found Z Cucina on Tripadvisor and decided to try it based on good reviews. I was slightly skeptical as we have many superb Italian restaurants in NJ. This ended up being one of the best meals I have ever had! Every thing was sheer perfection, from the fantastic... More

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

Thank you for the review, Cindy. It is nice to know that you wanted to come back so soon! More

GLEN MILLS
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A group of 5 of us enjoyed a terrific meal here while in town for a family members surgery at OSU. The sharing included a couple of pasta dishes, appetizers and dessert. The risotto fritters appetizer was fabulous, and not something you find often. The hummus appetizer had 3 types of hummus served with very nice small pieces of bread.... 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 write a review. We do hope you can make your way back someday. More

Dublin, Ohio, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants in the city! The food is excellent, the service is outstanding, and the atmosphere is fun, engaging and beautiful! Rick (owner) goes above and beyond to make sure you are enjoying every bite and every moment! His attention to detail is an A+! It's a MUST try if you have not been :)! DELICIOUS!!!

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

Thank you for the A+ rating! More

Columbus, Ohio
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live in Grandview, and this is my go-to restaurant. I've never had anything I didn't like, and the potato gnocchi special earlier this summer was in my top ten meals of all time. The service is friendly and excellent, the food is consistently good and fresh, and outdoor seating and location are fantastic. We always skip dessert and walk... More

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

We appreciate the review! Though we may try to keep you for a house made dessert next time. More

Hilliard, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We just drove by, saw the beautiful outdoor seating, and went in. We were so glad we did! White tables, and black accents made the outdoor room so inviting. The hummus appetizer was off the charts good!! The meals were like none other. Made with the freshest in season ingredients. Thank you so much to the owner for stopping by... More

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

So glad that you decided to stop in! Thank you for the review as well. More

Powell, Ohio, USA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Every meal I've had at Z Cucina di Spirito has been excellent. Although we don't get there often, they make a real point of welcoming us BACK. They obviously check their records against reservations, but it feels sincere, not just like a gimmick. Service is polished and not rushed.

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

We are glad to know that you consider us to be one of the best in Columbus! Thank you for noting our sincerity in welcoming you back. We are genuinely appreciative of our returning guests and first time guests alike. More

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We were in town for one night and found this restaurant on tripadvisor. It was excellent!! The owner greeted us and was charming. The server was above average and the food was amazing!! Good portions, great flavors, fresh and delicious!! Wish we lived in the area so we could come again. Was not expecting food this good in Columbus but... More

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

Thank you for posting a review. We wished you live closer as well, but we do hope to see you the next time your in Columbus. More

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