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Cafe Napolitana

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40 N. High St., Columbus, OH
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating

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Friendly, affordable, flavorful

Homemade pasta, delicious sauce, tasty meatballs, prompt and friendly service, fair prices.,.. What more could you want?

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Homemade pasta, delicious sauce, tasty meatballs, prompt and friendly service, fair prices.,.. What more could you want?

Thank jpkohio
Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food is "fatto a casa" (home made) and reason enough to dine there. I have enjoyed a table of four, a small party of 15, and last night we stretched the tap room in the back with about 35 people. Beer, wine, and food flowed for hours. Although well known for their pizza I tried Palmo's Sausage Rustica Pasta:... More 

Thank 608sergios
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73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went to Cafe Napolitana on a whim. We wanted pizza and this was one of the places that showed up! I have to say, this was a great find! We ordered a regular pepperoni pizza and it was delicious! Great size and great value, we paid $15 for a 12" pie and drinks. The ingredients were fresh and they... More 

Thank Luke Z
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I just moved to downtown Columbus from years spent in the suburbs. I was wandering around looking for a nice place with good food and a warm, friendly atmosphere. I found it at Cafe Napolitana. I got there early - between the lunch and dinner crowd, so there weren't very many people there. I sat at the bar and ordered... More 

Thank OSUDaddy
Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

What a perfect location for an understated Italian restaurant - just a few yards from the city's heart intersection (Broad & High Streets) with entrances off High and Pearl Alley. The restaurant is split with lots of tables in the front half and a cozy taproom in the back with a pool table. The new barkeep is formerly the master... More 

Thank 608sergios
Columbus, Ohio
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were looking for a place close to the theater to get a drink after a matinee. We found this and sat at the bar. There were two police officers eating at the bar also. We ordered beer and Bruschetta. This was probably the best bruschetta I have ever had. It was six pieces of homemade bread topped with tomatoes,... More 

Thank 85andsunny
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

For pizza, I have high standards. Andolini's at Tulsa oklahoma is fantastic. This place, as the title suggests, is mediocre. To be honest, I find the way they wash their dishes to be a little unsettling. Yes they have a 3 chamber sink per regulation, but it shouldn't be filled with clean dishes. I would go back, if I had... More 

Thank Gravalpea
Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

We were recommended cafe napolitana by a friend so we decided to try it for my birthday. The server we had (a brunette with short brown hair) was very slow so we ordered our appetizer at the same time as our food. As an appetizer, we ordered bruschetta (a COLD side). We ended up getting our appetizer AFTER our dinner.... More 

Thank Alwaysmiling43062
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I always like to patronize locally owned establishments when i'm out of town so I'm glad we stopped here. The pizza was above-average and affordable. Soothing music was playing the evening we were there. It certainly was a relaxing place to dine. Parking meters were right out front so I didn't have to worry about finding a place to park.... More 

Thank Rabscuttle02
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This little restaurant is a great place to take a group of students after a show at the Ohio State Theater. We preordered and when we arrived, the salad and our drinks were ready. Our pizzas were served within 10 minutes, hot out of the oven. The food was good -- not spectacular-- but perfect for a school group. About... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 N. High St., Columbus, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-224-3013

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza


Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?