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Local Roots

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15 East Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065
16146028060
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11:00 am - 10:00 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: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food for any reason to eat out

We enjoy Local Roots for lunch or dinner, for casual or special occasions. The local menu options and fresh ingredients make it more special than chains. We mostly enjoy dining outside with a nice mix of sun and shade to enjoy your meal. Indoors is nice too, but be prepared for tv palooza.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

With all of the great reviews, we were kind of let down after eating here. I ordered a calzone that was just alot of bread. We got the loaded chips which were good. The sweet potato fries were good, not greasy. The Ruben was a Ruben. The atmosphere was fun and laid back. We would probably not come back and... More 

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Franklin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We enjoy Local Roots for lunch or dinner, for casual or special occasions. The local menu options and fresh ingredients make it more special than chains. We mostly enjoy dining outside with a nice mix of sun and shade to enjoy your meal. Indoors is nice too, but be prepared for tv palooza.

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Powell, Ohio
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I am a local and I can personally testify to it being one of my favorite restaurants to eat in Powell. I have eaten here countless times and have always found the experience to be very pleasant. The food and service are always excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We stopped by after a long day at the Columbus Zoo to meet a couple old friends for a burger and conversation.. The burgers with the homemade chips were excellent, well prepared, fast and hot...the patio was not crowded so we didnt feel rushed and had time to catch up..our server Demi was a rock star...the perfect blend of professional,... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Local Roots just celebrated their 5 years anniversary and it has been a great 5 years. The owner Jesse Iams has really created a local gem that is by far the best restaurant not in only in Powell but in Columbus, Ohio. She has taken the "Local" part of their name very seriously by sourcing with local farmers (including the... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Our first time at Local Roots was a great experience! The give out lunch boxes filled with little animals or bugs to keep kids entertained while waiting for the food. This idea is BRILLIANT! A great non-electronic way to keep kids busy. The kids meals are reasonably priced and offer a lot of great choices (not just your typical kids... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Growing up in Powell, I've seen the many transformations this little building has gone through. Local Roots has to be my favorite, they definitely maximized it's potential by making use of the gazebo on the corner of powell and liberty. It's a great way to spend the few nice summer Ohio evenings. My favorite thing to order is the salad... More 

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Newark, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were very pleased with the service from welcome to goodbye! Our server was excellent. I love that they have the outline of the State of Ohio on the wall, with pins and strings showing you exactly where the food used in the restaurant comes from; you can see that they truly live up to their name "local roots" as... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I and another couple decided to visit Local Roots for a late dinner. We got there about 9 and were seated immediately inside, the patio was pretty crowed because they have music on Friday Night. We all shared the buffalo chicken dip which was absolutely delicious. I had the black bean burger which I was expecting to... More 

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Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

My wife and I stopped at this local restaurant we passed on our way to the Columbus zoo . We had the bison burger which is raised locally. They pickle their own dill pickles and make their own potato chips. Delicious!

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Additional Information about Local Roots

Address: 15 East Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065
Phone Number: 16146028060
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
Cuisine: Contemporary

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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: 16146028060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • 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?