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Local Roots

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15 East Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065
614-602-8060
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Comeback!

In November 2014 I reviewed Local Roots and gave them a less than glowing review. Shortly after I posted that review I was contacted by the owner who was honestly interested and concerned about the review and the experience her restaurant left me with. We arranged to speak by phone and spent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
Mike N
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Powell, Ohio, United States
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Powell, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

In November 2014 I reviewed Local Roots and gave them a less than glowing review. Shortly after I posted that review I was contacted by the owner who was honestly interested and concerned about the review and the experience her restaurant left me with. We arranged to speak by phone and spent about 30 minutes discussing my experience and sharing... More 

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Powell, Ohio
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had great service considering how busy it was that evening. The overcrowded bar was next to our table so it made our meal a bit uncomfortable with people standing so close.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We ate on the back patio on a wonderfully warm October day. Perhaps the service was a bit lacking due to everyone outside with colder weather quickly approaching. But, the service just wasn't up to par. However, we were very pleased with the food. We had a bruschetta appetizer, which had great flavor. Same can be said for my turkey,... More 

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Titusville, Florida
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wow, This place really knocked my socks off. Everyone in our group had a different dish and all were wonderful. I had the bacon, avacodo, turkey on whole wheat sandwich that was so big I had to take home the other half. My daughter had spaghetti squash with red peppers, this was the bomb. Pasta with marinara sauce for the... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Visiting family and wanted to eat in a non chain restaurant so my sister recommended you. Were not disappointed! Great drink values, must have been happy hour? Gluten free offerings satisfied a person that is medically wheat intolerant. Good selection of vegetarian, also. Pasta dish was nothing special, though. Bar was quite active, and service there was quick, and efficient.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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125 reviews 125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We tried this place out for the first time tonight. The service really gets 2.5 stars. It took longer than it should have to get our drink order and the drinks (a little over 15 mins). Didn't get plates with the appetizer or the pizza. The pretzel bites were pretty plain but better if you add salt. I wouldn't get... More 

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Powell, Ohio, United States
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We enjoy this restaurant. It is an easy walk for us and we eat out a couple of times a week. We recently visited with some out of town guests. We loved the zucchini fries. Two of the specials of the week were sold out. This happened to us the last time we were there as well. My turkey avocado... More 

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Powell, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm usually a person who will give a restaurant another chance to prove themselves if I experience bad food or service. Having been in the senior restaurant management ranks for 35 years I realize that things can and will go wrong from time to time and as long as the on site managers make it right for the guest then... More 

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Marco Island
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Love this place! The food is delicious! I've had the bison burger and the cod fillets and was highly impressed. Can't wait to try the pizza and various other items. They have an extensive list of side items too. I love that this place uses fresh local ingredients whenever possible!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

This is the kind of place one would never stop if driving by. The front of the building is really one of a diner. Location in downtown Powell, OH is not the most convenient unless you're heading for the Columbus Zoo or coming from Sawmill Rd toward Lewis Center. However, it's one of my preferred places for a leisurely meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 East Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: 614-602-8060

Price and Cuisine

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

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