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2643 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2487
614-235-0712
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pizza, the way it should be!

Founded in 1950 Rubino's is an institution in Bexley.In high school we paid 75 cents for a small cheese pizza.If you don't know Rubino;s, you don't know Bexley!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
Bary L
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Bexley, Ohio
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Bexley, Ohio
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Founded in 1950 Rubino's is an institution in Bexley.In high school we paid 75 cents for a small cheese pizza.If you don't know Rubino;s, you don't know Bexley!!

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Thank Bary L
Columbus, Ohio
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I know many people don't like the super thin and crispy crusted pizza, but Rubino's is just the best. The crust and the sauce make it. The sauce is so flavorful, tart, tangy and a bit sweet, I always order extra (but you need to eat it quick or it can make it soggy). The thin crispy crust lets the... More 

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Thank marty s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Start with the sign out front. Classic. It has to have been here 50+ years. You walk in and place your order at the counter and then have a seat in a 50's style booth. If you want a supreme pizza, you will have to let them know if you want it with anchovies which is on the supreme. Awesome!... More 

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1 Thank Denise W
Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The staff is so kind and a reminder they only accept cash or check, which makes having the Huntington Bank next door handy. I like the flavor of the toppings but the thin crust is just not for us.

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Thank aimers1175
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I was half expecting the fonz to walk into this place, it's a total throwback to the 80's with really outdated furniture, menus and decor. Don't be put off by that though, the food is decent although menu options are limited to pizza and some pasta. Bring CASH! It doesn't accept credit cards.

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1 Thank whereisnext
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Pizza is very good but has super thin crust- good flavor to it. Unique in that you get the pizza to go in a bag versus a pizza box. The spaghetti and meatballs were tasty.

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Thank Lynn C
Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

For the past forty years whenever my wife and I get to Columbus to visit her mother, our first stop, unless it is Monday, is Rubino's Pizzeria It's certainly the best thin crust Pizza I've ever eaten. The crust is the thickness of a thin cracker, and is never burnt but just crispy. But that is just the beginning. The... More 

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1 Thank Hank219
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We ate here on a recent family trip to Columbus as my husband and his family grew up eating this pizza. It did not disappoint! Very unusual pizza, great flavor and best of all...the kids LOVED it!

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Thank rachellevine
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Walked into Rubinos and you feel like you got into a time capsule , the place looks it time stopped sometime in the late 60's early 70's ( I mean 1960 to 1970 in the last century ) But very fast realized that " If it ain't broken Don't Fix it" kinda place, they still write their orders on a... More 

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1 Thank Shy E
Hubbard, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Thin, almost crispy. So very tasty. Covered edge to edge to edge with dime-size delicious peperoni. Only one location, and for over 50 years, the same location.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2643 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43209-2487
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-235-0712

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?