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Hickory House

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$$ - $$$
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550 Officenter Pl, Gahanna, OH 43230-5314
+1 614-428-7427
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went there for my birthday dinner. It was my first time there. My daughter suggested that I try the ribs and I did. We ate at 4pm so they weren't extremely busy. We had great service and the food was awesome! Would definitely visit there again!

Thank Connie B
Columbus, Ohio
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live about 3 miles from the Hickory House and pass it twice a day on my way to and from work. The parking lot is always full. That’s a good sign for a restaurant. It is locally owned and operated. They offer a nice selection of Steaks, Ribs, Meatloaf and Sandwiches. The hidden gems on the menu is their... More 

Tiffin, Ohio
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132 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by on a busy evening but were able to find a table quite quickly. Menu was interesting and the choice of drinks excellent. Service was exceptional (we took a small table by the bar - not in the main restaurant) and very attentive by one of the barmen. Would highly recommend definitely one of our best dinner experiences... More 

Thank ExpertComptable
Ripley, Ohio
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135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

We ate here while in the area for my great niece's swearing in ceremony to the Navy. I had read the ribs were great so I got the rib appetizer. They were very tender, falling-off-the-bone tender! They barbecue flavor was excellent!! Also had onion straws which were very good. The service was excellent and friendly.

Thank DebbieAdkins
Dayton, Ohio
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

The staff at Hickory House made every effort to make our wedding rehearsal dinner at Hickory House a positive experience. Our contact at the restaurant, Kelly, quickly responded to all questions during the planning stage. On the day of the dinner, the servers were pleasant, the food was delicious!. We were allowed to bring in our own dessert, which was... More 

Thank Lorie226
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

Best bang for the buck rubs, and the best tasting ribs! :) Make sure you grab their epic porterhouse steak as well!

Thank Peter K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Incredible Steak-try the tenderloin. Also, the staff worked really hard to accommodate everyone's diet and preferences.

Thank nomad927
Grove City, Ohio
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant took a lot of winding roads to get to but the food was great. The mashed potatoes & meatloaf reminds me of my grandmothers. The blacked chicken alfredo wasn't blackened but good. The portions are large. Now for the sticky bathroom that makes you wonder how badly you need to go... yikes! The server was great. If it... More 

Thank Ellen30_1982
Glastonbury, CT
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117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

There was hardly anyone on a Wednesday evening. It looks like the restaurant has seen its better days. The decor is more like a lower end steak restaurant chain with no table cloths. Kitchen is not into presentation.

Thank BillL64
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We went to this restaurant because our friends had friends who recommended it highly. While we had plenty to eat, we were somewhat disappointed. My brisket sandwich was tough, a bit fatty and the sauce a bit bland and sweet. My husband had the rueben sandwich and declared it just OK. The best things our party had were the salads,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 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
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Officenter Pl, Gahanna, OH 43230-5314
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Gahanna
  • Phone Number: +1 614-428-7427

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