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Northstar Cafe

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951 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 226
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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My daughter treated me to lunch here last week. I found it hit all the right spots with me. My choice was the Northstar Burger - made with brown rice, black beans and beets topped with yummy cheddar and kale. I paired this with a Seventh Son Oat Brown ale. Both were delicious. The meal was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ThePinkPolliwog
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Vernon Ct
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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345 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Union, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Okay so I think I'm as hip as the next guy.......oh wait! No! I am not! Everything about this place I hate! My sons girlfriend could not have picked a worse place to take me if someone had paid her!!! LOL Bless her heart. So this is just a heads up for people like me....if you hate having to choose... More 

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Vernon Ct
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My daughter treated me to lunch here last week. I found it hit all the right spots with me. My choice was the Northstar Burger - made with brown rice, black beans and beets topped with yummy cheddar and kale. I paired this with a Seventh Son Oat Brown ale. Both were delicious. The meal was filling and a reasonable... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant which is located in Columbus, Ohio at Easton, next to Barnes and Noble bookstore has great food & great service. However don't go there on a weekend when you have limited time. You'll likely be standing in line for 20 minutes or more to get in through the door and I'm pretty sure they don't take reservations. While... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

The best burger & fries in town, never disappoints. The large cookies are great, we always take one home for the kids to share! Never had a bad dish here. A casual fast food style dining experience, but with restaurant quality and pricetags.

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columbus, ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Very good food upscale cafeteria style, best veggie burger in town great place for lunch or informal dinner

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Columbus, Ohio, USA
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292 reviews 292 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

These are locally owned Columbus restaurants that have a real niche in the market. Everything we have eaten there has been good quality and good taste. The restaurants are a bit noisy but they are kid-friendly. The drinks are unique - no regular sodas like Diet Coke etc. Staff is always friendly.

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

North Star has great yummy food especially if you have special needs with food. There are lots of vegetarian meals but also meat choices.

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Northstar is my favorite Columbus restaurant. The food is wonderful. On the weekends, they serve brunch from morning through mid afternoon. Try the Classic Bacon and Egg Sandwich or the Cloud 9 Pancakes. If you're there for lunch or dinner, try the Chicken Avocado Sandwich. Ordering is a little unconventional, but it makes things go faster. You order and pay... More 

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Columbus, OH
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While the prices seem high, keep in mind the quality of the food. They use fresh, local ingredients and the portions are big. They make the best gingerale, so refreshing on a hot day! I love the healthy choices from their menu and being able to sit out on the patio is a nice bonus when the weather is nice.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Visited during a very spring like day in March and got to enjoy a delicious citrus crispy salad (meal-size) and a microbrew on their High St facing patio.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 951 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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