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Z Cucina di Spirito

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1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803 (3rd Street)
+1 614-486-9200
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Gallipolis, Ohio
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot! We were greeted and seated by the owner when we arrived and the service thereafter was exceptional. The mix of flavors in everything we tried was spectacular. Highly recommended.

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4 Thank crawfocp
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for the high marks! More 

Delaware
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for dinner. We eat out a lot and see a lot of different restaurants in the area. Some are really disappointing. Z- Cucina is not, they exceeded our expectations. We all tried the three course special they had. I had the vegetarian option which was one of the best vegetarian meals I have had in a... More 

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1 Thank Donald L
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We are glad to know that we exceeded your expectations. It was a pleasure speaking with you and your guests as well. More 

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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at The Ocean Club last night and here tonight and both are excellent. But Z Cucina Di Spirito has to take the prize because of its value. The quality of the food is every bit as good as Ocean Club although a much smaller menu selection but prices are a comparative bargain. Excellent wine selection. This is not... More 

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5 Thank Brian P
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Glad you appreciate what we do! We would love to see you a third time, someday! More 

Rochester
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting Columbus from Nashville (another "hot" food town) and had dinner at Z Cucina di Spirito during their "Dine Originals Week". $30 for a three-course dinner, outstanding food, friendly and attentive waiter, great locale (outdoor patio). And the wine list was very good (and unusual) too, and importantly, reasonable priced. The first course, Late Harvest Tomato Torte, was... More 

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3 Thank lebelge
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We are glad you enjoyed our three-course dinner feature this week. More 

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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were passing through on the way to another city and decided it was dinner time. Italian sounded delicious, so we stopped in here. I made a reservation on the fly via Open Table. Holy moly this place is tasty! My boss even threatened to lick his plate! He had the Chicken Parm and a beet salad, I had the... More 

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3 Thank Jessica W
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We hope you can make it back through Columbus too! Thank you for the review. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun place for dinner. Patio a plus. Had caprese salad and pasta with mushrooms special. I call it amped up Italian. Definitely something we would not make at home. Very nice meal.

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2 Thank James M
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on our first night in Columbus. We were in town on business. We were welcomed by the owner and then turned over to the capable and friendly Ben, who served us well throughout the evening. Everything we were served was clearly made from scratch with great care and great ingredients. We enjoyed the evening, the food and... More 

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5 Thank Wendy S
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Hope you are back in Columbus again soon! Thank you for the review. More 

San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on the glowing reviews my colleagues and I gave this restaurant a try but we did not get the same experience. The staff was friendly and the service was wonderful. However the food was ok but nothing special. We shared 3 starters - the meatballs were good and ample sized for sharing; the calamari and shrimp fritti was ok... More 

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Thank Constance D
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Your review will help us improve, thank you. More 

Ohio
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and our family and friends all love Z Cucina because of the fabulous menu that covers everyone's favorites. I prefer the vegan notion, my husband the seafood and they also include a meat option...this is in addition to the regular menu items. The service is experienced and excellent with a knowledge of food and wine!

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5 Thank nanc4540
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

We are glad you noted and appreciate our ability to appeal to vegetarian, vegans and meat eaters alike! More 

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent Saturday, my husband, son and I visited the Air Force Museum in Dayton. Being residents of the Cleveland area, we didn't want to drive all the way home that evening so instead we booked a hotel in Columbus. I searched for a restaurant and found Z Cucina di Spirito on Open Table. It had many good reviews... More 

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4 Thank Susan E
rick z, Owner at Z Cucina di Spirito, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a detailed account of the night! We are happy to know you are planning to return. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1368 Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212-2803
    (3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-486-9200
Description
We specialize in rustic Italian cuisine with a modern flare. Handmade cheeses, bread, pastas and desserts as well as house cured salumi combine with an artisan wine list in a warm environment. Please note that we are open for lunch for groups of 8 or more with advanced notice. We also have semi-private dining options available as well.

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