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“Cozy corner cafe with an amazing menu!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Katalina's

Katalina's
Ranked #39 of 2,154 Restaurants in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Katalina’s, The Little Cafe with Lots of Local Goodness™, is housed happily in a 100-year-old gas station—a neighborhood spot for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Katalina’s homemade food has a Southern slant and a Latin touch— tradition with a twist. The cafe’s vibe is also eclectic, filled with flea market finds and graffiti walls. Officially The Home of The Original Pancake Balls™, Katalina’s mixes up other quirky dishes like Katalina’s Original Sweet ‘N’ Spicy Bacon, award-winning Breakfast Tacos or Mazatlan Pork & Egg Sandwiches… Katalina focuses on local, organic and ethical ingredients sourced from local business partners.
ohio
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Cozy corner cafe with an amazing menu!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We breakfasted here after an outdoor concert the night before downtown. We loved the Swedish Pancake Balls(with strawberry) and the coffee. Most of the seating is outdoors in the Victorian Village neighborhood close to downtown. What a delightful change from an average breakfast place.

  • Visited June 2014
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Tampa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“REAL food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Chef Brett and the crew are great. the food makes you want to eat more and more and more. and there are pancake balls. i'd eat here every night.

Visited June 2014
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Mexican Breakfast Yum!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Even though you usually have to wait in line, it's worth it! You order at the counter then they deliver your food to the table. My favorites are the Original Latin Pancake Balls and Breakfast Tacos!!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yum!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We went here with a group of friends. This place is a gem. The food was excellent packed with great flavor. If you are looking for a great sandwich or breakfast all day long this is the place. The only thing missing was waiters/waitresses and menus for the table. You order at the register off a menu board, pay, then take a number. I will definitely visit again.

Visited May 2014
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“Local, creative flavors, incredible service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by on Memorial Day for lunch and the place was packed! The menu had interesting gourmet flavor combinations that intrigued, and I settled on a Mole BLT. Bad news, they were out of bacon! Which is an ingredient that stars in many of their popular dishes. The owner explained that they were unable to receive in their order on the holiday, and had recently had a feature in the newspaper causing business to boom. She recommended alternatives, which were nothing short of fantastic, and promptly gave us bottled water while we waited. In addition, she was going around to all the customers offering free Italian Ice for the wait. I would definitely go back again!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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