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The 12 Best Nacho Restaurants In Columbus

Updated: July 27, 2022

The humble tortilla chip is taken to new heights with cotija cheese and guac at these epic nacho spots in Columbus! We evaluated top sites and incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews for the best nachos in Columbus. Grab a Mexican beer and load up your nachos with pulled pork, pinto beans and sour cream for an unforgettable meal at these spots.

Find the perfect Nachos spot

Tula Taqueria

Mexican, $, Worthington HighlandsMexican, $Columbus, Worthington Highlands
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best Mexican spots in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for tacos? Check out Columbus' top 4 spots

    Hoodline, 2019

Bubbakoo's Burritos

Mexican, $, Don ScottMexican, $Columbus, Don Scott
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Exotic Latin Grill

Food Truck, $, Old North ColumbusFood Truck, $Columbus, Old North Columbus
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Woodhouse Vegan

Italian VillageColumbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fronteras

Mexican, $$, East BroadMexican, $$Columbus, East Broad
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Columbus's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 5 most popular spots in Columbus' East Broad neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Olde Towne Tavern

Bar, $$, Olde Town EastBar, $$Columbus, Olde Town East
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

High Bank Distillery

American, $$, ColumbusAmerican, $$Columbus
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Short North Pint House

Bar, $$, Italian VillageBar, $$Columbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Condado Tacos - Clintonville

Mexican, $, ClintonvilleMexican, $Columbus, Clintonville
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

El Segundo Mexican Kitchen

Mexican, $$$, Italian VillageMexican, $$$Columbus, Italian Village
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Pastimes Pub & Grill - New Albany

New American, $, West AlbanyNew American, $Columbus, West Albany
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Ethyl & Tank

Bar, $, The Ohio State UniversityBar, $Columbus, The Ohio State University
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.0

Why is this list better than others?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Nachos craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5530 spots across Columbus, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 161 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Columbus' East Broad neighborhood, Hoodline - Jonesing for tacos? Check out Columbus' top 4 spots and Hoodline - Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Columbus's best Mexican restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten restaurants offer the best Nachos in Columbus.

Common questions

Woodhouse Vegan, Tula Taqueria, and Fronteras are the highest-rated nachos spots that are good for groups in Columbus.

Bubbakoo's Burritos, Woodhouse Vegan, and Tula Taqueria are the highest-rated vegetarian nacho spots in Columbus.

Bubbakoo's Burritos, Woodhouse Vegan, and Tula Taqueria are the highest-rated late-night spots for nachos in Columbus.

Bubbakoo's Burritos, Woodhouse Vegan, and Tula Taqueria have outdoor seating and nachos in Columbus.

Bubbakoo's Burritos, Woodhouse Vegan, and Tula Taqueria are the highest-rated nachos spots to get a quick lunch in Columbus.

Drink pairing tips for Nachos

  • Go for Mojito with nachos

    To elevate your nachos experience, we recommend some Mojito to go with your dish. This pairing works especially well because this cocktail tames the heat of the nachos with the cooling mint of the drink.

  • The ideal pairing for nachos

    When having nachos, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Gold Tequila, a popular spirit.

  • Hefeweizen with your nachos

    When considering how to best enjoy your nachos, we would highlight how well a glass of Hefeweizen complements the dish as it brings out the heat in the dish.


Interesting facts about Nachos

  • The record holder

    4,689 pounds is the record for the biggest nachos. We hope people were hungry!

  • History lesson

    The next time you bite into a deliciousnachos remember to thank Mexico who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • The best day for nachos

    You better not forget what November 6th is. It’s National Nachos Day! Grab some nachos and celebrate!

Parking info

Getting a good parking spot in Columbus can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Nachos spot.

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