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Basi Italia

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811 Highland St, Columbus, OH 43215-1393 (Buttles Ave. and Highland St.)
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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columbus, ohio
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had fabulous meals last night. These people care very much that the diner enjoys every aspect of the meal, from tastings of wine to actually having the bartender come to the table to discuss the olive juice used in the martini! For the art lover I suggest the chicken scaloppini ! This dish was almost too beautiful... More 

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Chillicothe, Ohio
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited here as part of a walking food tour. Impressed by chef/owner and the food. will be back soon for a full meal!!

Thank JMarie681
Columbus, Ohio
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on a Short North restaurant tour - sort of surprising since it's actually in Victorian Village. First chance we had to go back and have a full meal. Had to eat inside, it was over 90* and the patio was just too hot. During the tour we sampled the zucchini sticks, and I ordered them again.... More 

Thank 11SJ987
Columbus, Ohio
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177 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We visited Basi Italia during Restaurant Week but did not see anything we really might like on their special menu, so we ordered from their regular menu and were VERY glad we did! Every dish we tried was outstanding. For appetizers we had the Pan Roasted Mussels and the Crispy Oysters. On the former, the mussels were cooked perfectly, and... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Came here for a business dinner. We sat out on the patio which had a pretty cool vibe. There were several items on the menu I was interested in trying. The fact that they did wine flights was cool. I was disappointed by the lack of Italian wines on their menu. There were only a couple. Being an Italian restaurant,... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Lunch on the patio. Nice warm day . Very pleasant patio. Part of a large group. Our server,Tina, didn't break a sweat. She took very good care of us. The lunch menu was problematic . Too many things I wanted to try. Settled on grilled Caesar salad and smoked salmon bruschetta . It was very good. There was a wide... More 

Thank doug M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We asked to split a beet salad and it was served on one plate. It was very standard, I can make better. We had fried oysters with mustard sauce, it was very bland. The scallops were cooked well, but had a bland strawberry acidic compote that did not go with the scallops. The Lobster Risotto was thin and runny and... More 

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Proctorville, Ohio
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was our first time dining at Basi and it was such an amazing experience from start to finish! We each had different dishes and each were amazing! We began with a few apps. of caesar salad, parmesan burlee and mussels. Each were great with flavor and taste! For our entrees we had the Trout and Scallops....both were some of... More 

Thank caseynicole79
Fort Worth, United States
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

When I lived in Victorian Village 35 years ago nobody was thinking of restaurants. There were a few of the glorious homes being restored while many sat vacant or were occupied by folks who didn't seek out fine dining. How times have changed. Street after tree-lined street boast homes restored to their original glory. Tucked away in this beautiful neighborhood,... More 

Thank Greg H
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Our table of five was delighted, as always, by our meals today. Our cocktails were perfect for a warm summer day - cucumber rickies that were lightly tart and extremely refreshing. For starters, we had crispy oysters, caesar salad, house smoked salmon bruschetta, and a spectacular zucchini salad. If you told me at 6 pm that I'd be raving about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 Highland St, Columbus, OH 43215-1393
    (Buttles Ave. and Highland St.)
  • Public Transportation: Within one city block
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 614-294-7383

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