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Local Roots

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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
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15 E Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065-9277
16146028060
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the Spaghetti Squash Arrabiatta. It was excellent! Fresh ingredients, great flavor. I had a side salad with the citrus vinaigrette, which was the best salad dressing I've ever had at a restaurant.

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1 Thank Fara W
Dublin, Ohio, United States
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy hour appetizers are delicious - especially the ones that are 1/2 price! I ordered the homemade Loaded Chips and they are covered with Alfredo sauce, blue cheese, bacon, and scallions. Delicious! We also ordered the Rustic Bruschetta with fresh mozzarella, red and yellow grape tomatoes, garlic basil, olive oil, and balsamic reduction. Refreshing! The tomatoes are fresh and the... More 

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Thank ElizabethM670
Hilliard, Ohio
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good. Nice flavor and good gluten free menu. Service was great. They were busy but everything came out on time. Would definitely go back.

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Thank BoyselT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are not from the Ohio area and were looking for something that was casual with good food and reasonablly priced. We spent the day at Jack Hanna's Columbus Zoo and needed to relax. (Great place) We saw Local Roots listed as #1 in Piwell and gave it a try. WOW! A really nice place with friendly staff snd great... More 

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Marion, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Classy joint with great food! Large wine and draft menu with great atmosphere and attention to detail. Service was excellent. Will come again!

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Columbus, Ohio
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sad to say but we were not impressed with our visit at all. My husband and I and a few other couples came here tonight for a new experience and I will have to say we all left unimpressed with the food and service. Too keep a long story short, I had to send my food back twice due to... More 

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Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. As the solo proprietress of Local Roots I take seriously and value all reviews! Though we have been in operations for over seven years we are constantly trying to become better at what we do everyday. I do find that feedback and open dialog is the only way we can improve. I hope... More 

Eastern Shore, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting our son, we found this amazing farm to table restaurant, Local Roots. We are so happy we chose to eat here....the food was outstanding, from the bruschetta with homegrown tomatoes and fresh basil to the wine choices to the delightful entrees. My husband had the pork chop special and it was literally the best pork chop I've ever... More 

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Thank Jeffrey D
Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

It was a true please meeting you and your family on Friday! Thank you so much for your kind reviews. You put a smile on Alessandra's face. Sincerely, Jessi Iams - proprietress of Local Roots. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the banquet room. We were invited to a graduation party at this restaurant that was held in the Banquet Room. The set up was very nice. Food was excellent. We especially enjoyed the bruschetta and the meatballs. Drink were paid for. The event planner, Corey, did a fantastic job.

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Thank Matthew W
Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

That you so much for your kind review! Corey works so hard and does such a wonderful job. I am truly thrilled you enjoyed yourself in the beautiful banquet room! Warmly, Jessi Iams -proprietress of Local Roots More 

New Castle, Pennsylvania
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why we've never been here I don't know! Went with larger group (9) and it was nice. Ate in due to the heat. Server was excellent, answered any questions and was prompt. Food was good. Hubby and I split order (huge) of zucchini fries, I had small spinach salad which was very fresh and tasty. Husband had fish sandwich. It... More 

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Thank Mitzi301
Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

I am thrilled you had a wonderful experience with us. We are constantly trying to become better at what we do everyday. Your review was truly kind and appreciated. Sincerely, Jessi Iams -proprietress of Local Roots More 

Columbus, Ohio
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We tried Local Roots based upon a recommendation from a friend. We came to watch the Andy Shaw Band and for dinner. In order to get patio seating, it was recommended that we get there very early. I believe we got there around 6 pm, with the band starting at 7. The table seating was already full, but we were... More 

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Thank Rachel W
Local R, Owner at Local Roots, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. As a locally owned and operated restaurant, we are constantly striving to become better at what we do. I am thrilled that you enjoyed the patio and service was wonderful for you. It is always great to pass along positive words to the staff, they work so hard to provide a positive experience... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $28
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065-9277
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: 16146028060

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