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Pistacia Vera

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German, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Hungarian
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541 South Third Street, Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 220-9070
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7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Dessert

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint Bakery

This was my second time visit to Pistacia Vera. The first time I went for brunch and I had salmon eggs benedict, museli and a chocolate bombe. Which were all very delicious. This last visit, I had pain au chocolat, chocolate bombe and shortbread cookies. The bakery is very clean, streamlined and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Kecha T
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This was my second time visit to Pistacia Vera. The first time I went for brunch and I had salmon eggs benedict, museli and a chocolate bombe. Which were all very delicious. This last visit, I had pain au chocolat, chocolate bombe and shortbread cookies. The bakery is very clean, streamlined and modern with all of the yummy french goodies.... More 

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New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The pastries here are outstanding. The macarons are works of art--just beautiful to look at and they taste fabulous. The guava macaron was amazing. Other cookies and pastries are excellent as well. I just wish I lived closer to this place so I could go there more often. Then again, I might end up weighing 100 lbs more than I... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was in Columbus for business and had about an hour to grab lunch before heading to an important meeting. What attracted me to this cute little cafe was its menu (they serve brunch 7 days/week!). The brunch/lunch menu consists of about 5 items, but they all sounded tasty. I opted for a bacon quiche (each quiche comes with a... More 

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

WOW, just WOW! The food was so delicious and the pastery selection was fabulous! We each had ice tea which was great but i should have tried the coffee too. The staff was friendly and patient with our oggling of the pastries before we made our selctions! A must if your in German Village/Columbus!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Good coffee, light and bright, responsive service. Extensive variety of pastries. Don't miss the canneles.

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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything is perfect! All the pastries are fresh and made onsite. The seating area is cozy and the experience is like being in a coffee shop in Europe.

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Mid-atlantic
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is such a nice little shop, with marble topped tables for coffee, tea, and pastries; and they have parking across the street. Our experience with the macarons varies on the flavor you order: the coconut was super, not too sweet; the hazelnut was too bland. They have other sweet and savory pastries, but haven't tried those yet.

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Columbus, Ohio
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We've been there twice for breakfast on Sunday. The place is very small, so if you get there at the wrong time, you'll spend some time waiting for a table. The food is absolutely delicious. However the price tag for some quiche, salad greens and on is quote pricey.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Until you have had the pastries and coffee at Pistacia Vera you will never understand why people who know Paris rave about their experience. No more words: just try it!

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Columbus, Ohio
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45 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Pistacia Vera is one of the unique restaurants in Columbus. Has a very interesting selection of desserts, all of them good. My wife and I try to go there as often as we can.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 541 South Third Street, Columbus, OH 43215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: (614) 220-9070

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: German, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Hungarian
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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