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Chile Verde Cafe

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Mexican
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4852 Sawmill Rd, Columbus, OH 43235-7264
614-442-6630
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place. Great food. Great service.

I have never been disappointed by Chile Verde. The only knock would be the wait, but it is what it is. This strip mall place is a gem. Tasty, fresh margaritas (on the rocks or frozen). BBQ Steak Burrito. Very tasty. Wish it had a tad more steak, but overall very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
GordonSolie
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I have never been disappointed by Chile Verde. The only knock would be the wait, but it is what it is. This strip mall place is a gem. Tasty, fresh margaritas (on the rocks or frozen). BBQ Steak Burrito. Very tasty. Wish it had a tad more steak, but overall very good.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Chile Verde is our giro Southwestern fare restaurant in Columbus. That have great food and killer margaritas. My family has been going there since they first opened their doors and love it. It gets a little loud on Friday and Saturday night but it's well worth it. We were sad to not be able to eat there as much since... More 

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Grove City, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Their food actually tasted like homemade Mexican food. It did not taste like every other Mexican restaurant around. The food was well-seasoned and the service was great.

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Dublin, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Love this place! Service is awesome! Been there many many times with our four boys. Margarita specials are great, salsa is the BOMB! Fajitas and chimachanga are a great pick, but if you want to try something new try their Stew. It is hot and has a nice kick, flavor will knock you down. I get a cup every time... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place is our favorite for Margarita's and Mexican food. They usually serve two freshly made salsa's with house made chips. The mashed potatoes are a favorite side and their special dinner servings are always the best.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The menu has a good variety of selections, more than most chains. It is a very popular place so go early or be prepared to wait. My only criticism is that they don't have a good selection of tequila and most of their margaritas are too sweet. The $11 margarita with Patron anejo is good but overpriced.

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Dublin, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is one of the best restaurants in town. Go and enjoy the food. Everything that they serve at this restaurant has always been incredible.

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Dublin, Ohio
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We like Mexican food on the spicy side and Chile Verde met the requirement. Generous portions, great staff. The chicken burrito with green sauce was excellent, recommend the sour cream and a lime shake up to cool you off! Get there early if you want to beat the crowd.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is great! They usually offer a "special" salsa of the day. Mango, tomatillo, etc... The food is amazing. I have never had a bad meal here. Always fresh and delicious. Get there early or there's a wait but it's worth the wait!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Chile Verde Cafe has been a long term favorite. The chips and salsa are homemade and excellent. All the main dishes offer a basis in traditional mexican fare, and then add a unique chef's twist on spicing and ingredients. A revised menu has just been added, and the new dishes continue the tradition of excellence and uniqueness.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4852 Sawmill Rd, Columbus, OH 43235-7264
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-442-6630

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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