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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Hilliard

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for Hilliard’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Hilliard has to offer.

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Olympic Diner

American, $, HilliardAmerican, $Hilliard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Starliner Diner

American, $$, HilliardAmerican, $$Hilliard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Goat Hilliard

American, $$, HilliardAmerican, $$Hilliard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Abner's Casual Dining

American, $, HilliardAmerican, $Hilliard
Google: 4.3
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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Matt and Tony's Wood Fired Kitchen

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Cleaver

American, $$, Grandview HeightsAmerican, $$Grandview Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 5530 Hilliard restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 161 top lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline. The restaurants you see have been featured 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. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

There are 19 American restaurants in Hilliard.

Olympic Diner, Starliner Diner, and Swensons Drive-In are the highest-rated American restaurants for take-out in Hilliard.

Olympic Diner, Starliner Diner, and Swensons Drive-In are the highest-rated American restaurants for a quick lunch in Hilliard.

Olympic Diner, Starliner Diner, and Swensons Drive-In are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Hilliard.

Starliner Diner, Swensons Drive-In, and Scramblers are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Hilliard.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level pairing for Chardonnay

    When ordering shellfish, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Enjoy grilled burger with Margarita

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled burger with Margarita. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Pair Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Kentucky 75, it truly complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


Factoids

  • A 2,469 pounds feast

    How many friends would you need to team up with to eat the macaroni and cheese made by Chef John Folse in 2010? It was an immense 2,469 pounds and was made in New Orleans.

  • Overpriced, much?

    The hamburger which costs $5,000, can be ordered at the Juicys Outlaw Gril.

  • A whole lotta hashbrown

    Dave Brunelli knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 3 pounds of hashbrown, setting a world record in the process!

Parking information

Hilliardis notorious for tricky 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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