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951 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214
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Ranked #13 of 2,006 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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westerville oh
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went out on a date night on a snowy Sunday evening. We had a delicious meal in a peaceful setting. Loved the Northstar veggie burger, fresh and delicious. The wild rice salad is a unique mix of ingredients that all blend together. And the Thai chicken wrap was tasty with fresh veggies and peanut sauce. I... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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147 reviews 147 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We ate here on a Sunday. We beat the crowds and still could not get a table. We ended up sitting on the couch which was fine. Food was tasty, but a little expensive for a self service restaurant. This did not seem to deter the long lines of people waiting to get in. The line was out the door... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a nice local chain, which sources much of their food and drinks locally. They have some delicious vegetarian options (try the Northstar burger - it's made of rice, beans, beets, cheese - by far the best veggie burger I've had anywhere). They make a homemade ginger ale which is amazing, too! Their weekend brunch menu is delicious as... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Met up with some friends for dinner. The chicken/avocado sandwich with sweet potato fries was tasty, but at close to $15 seemed pricey for a cafeteria style service. Was surprised that when paying with a credit card, they twisted the order screen to allow you to tip on your order. Are their employees being paid a server minimum wage (under... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I recently went here for lunch for the first time with my dad and fell in love with it. We didn't know if it would be worth the price or not. It is! I had the turkey sandwich with sweet potato fries. It was delicious! I will definitely be back.

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Alexandria, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Convenient when shopping, you can always find a table at Northstar. Food is fresh (although it can take a few minutes to get to your table in busy times) and beer/wine menu is very nice. Love the jasmine tea also! My only suggestion is to update the menu with a few new choices. Have been eating there since you opened... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Northstar Cafe has the best veggie burger I've ever had, anywhere. It's one of my favorite meals in Columbus. It has greens and a pickle on it, and comes with a delicious salad. My husband loves the beef burger and the sweet potato fries that come with it are fabulous! We've had other meals there and everything has been delicious.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We eat here about once month, usually for breakfast or lunch. We go the the Easton location where there is more seating. All of their menu items have great flavor. They feature all organic food, along with vegetarian options. On weekends, they are very crowed for breakfast with long wait lines. The staff is VERY friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Don't go out to eat very often, but I want the experience and food to be superb when I do. Northstar Cafe did not disappoint! The service and food were both wonderful. Have been twice and need to return very soon...also, typically fairly busy but worth the wait!

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Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I always love Northstar. I love their breakfast foods, love the Shooting Star drink, and their vegetarian burger is great. My family also loves their Northstar burger with the good beef. Their sweet potato fries and salads are so tasty. Portions are huge so be aware you may want to split or downsize. My secret desire is to get there... More 

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Additional Information about Northstar Cafe

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

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