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Northstar Cafe

951 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
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Ranked #5 of 1,967 restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Organic
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I visited Northstar when I was in Columbus to visit a pal that was in an internship there. She said "We are going to get the most amazing breakfast ever" No lie. It was amazing. Their biscuits are awesome. The jam from nearby Michigan was legendary. My eggs were perfection. And the roasted potatoes! Great value and I loved that... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I've been here many times and it's always good food. I recently went for brunch and had a delicious sweet potato and turkey hash. It was perfect. I will say that if you go for brunch, expect to wait a little bit. But, it's worth the wait. Other great brunch items are the ricotta pancakes and their homemade biscuits and... More

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Columbus, Ohio
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Everything here is so great. My absolute favorite is the basil chicken burrito but it's all good. It's nice to eat out somewhere that you feel pretty good about afterwards too.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were in town for the day and stopped b y for coffee and a snack. Had the morning glory muffin and with coffee. Service was good as was the food. A beautiful restaurant .

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This cafe has great gluten free options for almost every item- there aren't any gf buns or bread but everything there tastes great! All allergies are taken very seriously, I am hyper-sensitive to the smallest amounts of gluten but always feel comfortable eating here!

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North Canton, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Do yourself a favor and show up hungry. Order the Big Burrito and you won't be sorry. It was delicious. If it were humanly possible to have two... I would have. Ha. Can't wait to go back there for lunch too.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Was looking for a place for lunch and stumbled on Northstar which is located downtown. Had the Northstar Burger with the wild rice. The burger was perfectly done and the rice is actually a pilaf (cold) with nuts, dried blueberries (perhaps) or currents with a light, tasty "dressing" on it. The restaurant has a nice downtown vibe with a magazine... More

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Everything I have had here has been good! The staff is super friendly and helpful! You order at a counter and they then deliver your food to you at your table. My favorites are the ricotta pancakes, buddha bowl, thai burrito, and chicken & avocado sandwich!

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Apollo, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Kind of overrated in my opinion. Limited menu, limited seating, and expensive... Good food though for what it is... I could take it or leave it.

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Medina, Ohio
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I picked this restaurant when staying in Columbus with another couple. When I mentioned the description, they jumped on the idea based on the word "organic." It turned out to be a fantastic choice. The restaurant had an interesting menu and an incredibly friendly staff. You order at the counter and they bring you the food. I had the sweet... More

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