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Windward Passage Restaurant

4739 Reed Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3051
+1 614-451-2497
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“waldorf salad” (8 reviews)
“walleye” (12 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4739 Reed Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3051
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant does not have a website nor taking a reservation. The decor stays the same for the last 30 years I know. The price has gone up a little, but still very reasonable. It is always packed, so ready to wait. At the bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DublinKG
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Every community needs a safe passage! This was our second visit to this hideaway. Your average passerby would never know this little gem was a nice restaurant and even if you drive by it, you may not recognize it. In a little strip mall at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Holenone9399
Reviewed October 3, 2018

As soon as you walk in, you feel absolutely transported This space is very cool and cozy, with nautical maps and dark wood everywhere. I would have loved to eat in the dining room, but it was so packed (even at 8 p.m. on a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank julianas220
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Went here after hearing good things. We got there when it opened, were seated quickly and attended to promptly. Was surprised at how dark and outdated the interior was. They have a nice selection of fresh seafood options as well as a variety of steaks...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank markh654
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a very cool restaurant. It is a hidden gem tucked in a strip center. It has a very cool bar with an awesome bartender. The dining room is really cool and the decor is nautical. The food was really good and I highly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank eobert
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

For a step back in time and a great meal with good service, do yourself a favor and check this restaurant out! There are just some restaurants in Columbus that never go out of business because they continue to have excellent food and service and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank MissM5553
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Small restaurant tucked away in an aged shopping center. Much like one you could of visited with your parents in the 6o’s. Primarily a seafood restaurant but with the best prime rib in the State. The lack of atmosphere was more than made up by...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank cocoboolobruce
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Met friends for lunch and we all enjoyed the seafood: clam chowder, broiled and fried walleye sandwiches, cod and oyster on the half-shell.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Fred K
Reviewed November 13, 2017

I’m old. I’m 60. And this place is a throwback in time for me! I think it’s been 30 years since we stopped in here and *nothing* has changed. It’s still *dark*. Dark wood paneling. Dark carpets. I think one of the TV’s in the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Ask for BJ she will take care of you Read all the reviews and I ordered the walleye and my girl had the prime rib We both got the cinnamon rolls with our dinner and had Waldorf salads Everything was amazing Will be back again

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank FOOD C
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from MissM5553 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but you could try. It is best to get there early and wait in the bar, or get there right when the dining room opens.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4739 Reed Rd, Columbus, OH 43220-3051
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-451-2497
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