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Local Roots

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American, Contemporary
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15 East Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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, Late Night, 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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
A drink and a snack.

I had a bit of time to burn between activities and popped in for a snack and beverage. What a nice place. Good people and clean. Word of caution, the chips and salsa is for 5 not 1!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
George S
via mobile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for business, personal, family, groups - always great food and drink. Patio is excellent when it's warm. Drink Local.

Thank Jason h
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a bit of time to burn between activities and popped in for a snack and beverage. What a nice place. Good people and clean. Word of caution, the chips and salsa is for 5 not 1!!!

Thank George S
Westerville, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Scott & Brooke were very helpful as event planners. They were very attentive to our party guests. Prior to the event they readily answered emails concerning details for the event. The party hosts are located in Ca. & Fla. The banquet room is charming. The guests enjoyed the shabby chic decor.

Thank Nuggets2
United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We ate here one night with multiple family members. Even though we were a large group, the service was excellent. They got all of our food orders correct and everything came out in a timely manner. I had the lobster mac and cheese and my husband had the bison burger. Both were excellent. Every person at our table enjoyed their... More 

Thank Nanna1959
Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to leave a positive review about Local Roots! It is so lovely to be able to pass on positive words to the staff. They work so hard to provide a warm and welcoming experience. Please let me know if there is any further feedback that you would like... More 

Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stopped for lunch with my husband's brother, wife and son and were delighted to find a menu with items for everyone! Three of us have food tolerances and preferences and we all found selections that worked! The salads are generous and we were delighted to fine lamb "lollipops" on the menu as well. As we were headed to a... More 

Thank WHMeg
Powell, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Good food, great selection of beer/wine, fun hip place to be. Can be loud, hard to visit with a big group. Kids ok.

Thank Tess G
Powell, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Have been going there since opening. It is always delicious, staff friendly, accommodating. Highly recommended.

Thank Diana S
Powell, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

good food, good atmosphere, family friendly. expect to wait during the dinner hour. families come early. after seven it slows down a bit.

Thank judy s
Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Met some girlfriends for dinner after work and we all loved this place. The atmosphere was great and our service was excellent. Appetizers were really good. I ordered the black bean burger and I can't wait to eat it again (better than Northstars!). One of our girlfriends brought along her 2 month old and this place is also family-friendly (private... More 

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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The majority of my family eats gluten free and my wife and daughters found this restaurant when searching for dining options in and around Columbus, They offer many pizza options and both of my daughters and my wife ordered smaller specialty pizzas. This was our second visit and we were again very pleased. Great beer menu with lots of draft... 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: 16146028060

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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