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Tat Ristorante DI Famiglia

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1210 S James Rd, Columbus, OH 43227-1802
614-236-1392
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Early Bird Dinner before going to a Drexel movie.

As seniors we like to catch the 7 PM movies at The Drexel. The Tat is less than ten minutes driving and is located at the intersection of James and Main Streets. There's always a value priced menu before 6 PM and reasonable prices all the time. Obviously the menu has the typical Italian items so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Lancaster Ohio
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Lancaster Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

As seniors we like to catch the 7 PM movies at The Drexel. The Tat is less than ten minutes driving and is located at the intersection of James and Main Streets. There's always a value priced menu before 6 PM and reasonable prices all the time. Obviously the menu has the typical Italian items so you can enjoy a... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A relative suggested TAT as my wife has been craving an authentic Italian lasagna dinner. The restaurant has been in business for nearly 80 years and I thought that this fact alone warranted a try. My wife ordered the lasagna dinner ($16.95) and I the seafood alfredo with shrimp, scallops and scrod ($18.95). The cup of wedding soup was cold... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was our 1st time here. The food was very good,service was great. I am not a fan of Italian food ,I went there because the wheather was bad and they are in the neighborhood, and they have other dishes on the menu. I had prime rib which was very good. I plan on eating there again.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

TAT makes their own pasta, pasta sauces, pizza, soups, salad dressing, and bread every day and has done so for years. There food is delicious and the Restaurant remains family owned and operated in an age of chain restaurants and restaurant groups. If you're looking for Italian chic with $75 meal specials and over priced wine; go somewhere else. TAT... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The world has changed but the TAT hasn't. Everyone on the east side and Bexley knows the TAT. And people keep coming for reasons that are not so clear. Very very average food and service . This was the place that to go if you wanted to impress your mother in law in 1970 or if your kid graduated. Nothing... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

TAT is a local tradition. The best Italian food in Ohio. Homemade spaghetti is outstanding as are the pizzas. This is a family business that has been in Columbus for generations. Quality food at reasonable prices. You can't go wrong when choosing TAT for a great Italian dinner.

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Columbus, Ohio
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We were driving around the Main/James area and with the lack of any traditional restaurants nearby, TAT was an easy choice. Why? Location. Whitehall is packed with places to eat: Bob Evans, Chipotle, the Subway at Wal-Mart, Happy's Pizza, Sister's Chicken, but there are no really great places to eat at all. Of course, who comes to Whitehall except those... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Tat is a Columbus tradition. There's a reason it has been in business for so many years - it's good! Good food at good value brought to you with excellent service. It's a family restaurant, so don't expect violins playing romantic music for a secluded table.

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Old established neighborhood restaurant. Wonderful staff and they make you feel welcomed!! Early bird dinners to 6:00 includes dessert. The eggplant dish was excellent.

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Bexley
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

TAT has the most authentic pizza in this area with truly wonderful crust. Try the sausage and mushroom pizza, it's delicious!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1210 S James Rd, Columbus, OH 43227-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-236-1392

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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