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Plank's Cafe & Pizzeria

#200 of 1,851 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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743 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-1464
+1 614-443-6251
7:00 am - 1:30 am
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 1:30 am
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza in Columbus. Awesome old building. Been open since 1939, original planks. People are sketched out by the part of town but once u go inside it's a complete definition of a HIDDEN GEM. Love this place.

Thank Rezensentohio
Thornville, Ohio
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Four of us had dinner here last night. The food was very good, great atmosphere. Waiter was friendly and helpful. Will be happy to return.

Thank Zeus9029
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch for a team event with gifts. We were supposed to be at the planks in high, but since they had a fire we went to this one. They said they could accommodate our party. They knew it was a party and put us right in the middle of their floor. We had presents for and exchange so... More 

Thank Amber L
Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I love this place and their pizza! Their sauce is a little sweeter and I think it makes it one of the best pizza places in town! I wish I lived closer to go more often!

Thank Ashley S
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384 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight. Side salad with their homemade house dressing and a 14" all the way pizza which comes with pepperoni, sausage, mushroom, onion, green pepper, and banana peppers. Everything was very good. Crust is thin and you can tell it's made fresh, in-house. It has a pretty sweet taste to it, thought it was rather unique. Waitress wasn't... More 

Thank cdawg6016
Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We used Plank's Pizzeria for an informal rehearsal dinner for our son's wedding. Being from out of state, I had to rely on phone calls to make the arrangements. We had around 40 people and it was perfect! Plank's made menu suggestions & had the pizzas & pitchers of beer & pop ready shortly after we arrived. They had the... More 

Thank Vickie C
Hilliard, Ohio
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88 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

My daughter is in Nationwide Children's Hospital for several weeks so I was in search of good nearby restaurants for my family and I. I turned to the TripAdvisor community for reviews. Plank's Cafe & Pizzeria met both criteria and we ordered pizza. Both pies were great. We ordered the White Pizza (garlic, butter, and cheese) and the Meat Pizza.... More 

Thank Thomas L
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016

The sauce here was certainly unique and I thought overall the pizza was pretty solid. Nice family diner type atmosphere. I certainly would come back to try the pizza again.

Thank Kramson
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Liked the building and atmosphere. Pizza was different. Not sure if I liked the sweetness or not. Prices seemed high. A pitcher of Miller lite was $11. A CAN of domestic beer was $3.75😳 and a can of Pepsi for my son was $2.25. When he ordered Pepsi we just assumed it would be fountain soda with free refills. So... More 

Thank heather0908
Suffolk, va
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Recently attended a high school reunion at Plank's. They provided pizza and salad in a buffet style. Food was excellent, plentiful, and constantly kept fresh. Wait staff was extremely helpful. Only problem was the noise level, and that wasn't their fault. We had too many people in the room. I would gladly go back there again!!!

Thank Bill S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Pizza, German
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 1:30 am
7:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-1464
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-443-6251

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