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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Gahanna

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for Gahanna’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Gahanna has to offer.

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101 Beer Kitchen

American, $$, GahannaAmerican, $$Gahanna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Barrel & Boar Creekside

American, $$, GahannaAmerican, $$Gahanna
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Pier 11 Boiling Seafood & Bar

American, $$, GahannaAmerican, $$Gahanna
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Gatsby's

American, $, GahannaAmerican, $Gahanna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Cap City Fine Diner and Bar - Gahanna

American, $$, GahannaAmerican, $$Gahanna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Gahanna Grill

American, $, GahannaAmerican, $Gahanna
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

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Third and Hollywood

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Tri-Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Mitchell's Ocean Club

New American, $$$$, ColumbusNew American, $$$$Columbus, Easton
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Harvest Bar + Kitchen

Pizza, $$, ColumbusPizza, $$Columbus, Clintonville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Hot Chicken Takeover

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Whetstone
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Kai's Crab Boil

New American, $$, ColumbusNew American, $$Columbus, Olentangy Commons
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Northstar Café

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Victorian Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Lindey's

American, $$$, ColumbusAmerican, $$$Columbus, German Village Commission
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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South Village Grille

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Merion Village
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Service Bar

American, $$$, ColumbusAmerican, $$$Columbus, Weinland Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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How was this list created?

Picking the right American restaurant can be tough, especially when you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5530 spots across Gahanna, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 161 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 top spots in Columbus' German Village neighborhood, Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Columbus' Victorian Village neighborhood and Hoodline - Columbus' top 5 steakhouses, ranked. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Gahanna are 101 Beer Kitchen, Barrel & Boar Creekside, and Pier 11 Boiling Seafood & Bar.

101 Beer Kitchen is the highest-rated American restaurant for dessert in Gahanna.

101 Beer Kitchen, Barrel & Boar Creekside, and Pier 11 Boiling Seafood & Bar are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Gahanna.

101 Beer Kitchen, Barrel & Boar Creekside, and Pier 11 Boiling Seafood & Bar are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Gahanna.

101 Beer Kitchen, Cap City Fine Diner and Bar - Gahanna, and Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Gahanna.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect complement to fried chicken


    When ordering fried chicken, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Kentucky 75, a popular cocktail.

  • Pair Margarita with grilled burger

    A cocktail, like Margarita, is a good partner drink to with grilled burger because balances the spice and salt of the burger.

  • Chardonnay and shellfish


    When considering how to best enjoy your shellfish, we would highlight how well a glass of Chardonnay complements the dish as it balances richness with acidity.


Fun facts

  • The traditional pecan pie

    When in The United States it would be criminal not to try out the pecan pie. GIve it a go so you can say you had the full experience.

  • A tasty history lesson

    The year was 1938 when the first chocolate chip cookies was made in The United States. Tasty history!

  • The Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festival

    If you’re a big fan of American, then you should definitely consider visiting the Seymour Wisconsin Annual Hamburger Festivale in Wisconsin, The United States

Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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