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The 5 Best Tapas Restaurants In Columbus

Updated: September 6, 2022

We have to thank the Spanish for giving us tapas! The tasty appetizers at these Columbus eateries are to die for! We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews for the best tapas in Columbus. Why not go bar hopping and sample all the cheese, olives, and cured meats on offer at these tapas destinations!

Find the perfect Tapas spot

Fronteras

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

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Marcella's

Italian, $$, Victorian VillageItalian, $$Columbus, Victorian Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best tapas bars in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2021

    The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Columbus, Ohio

    Trip 101, 2021

Arepazo Tapas Bar Grille

Latin, $$, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)Latin, $$Columbus, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 5 best tapas bars in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019

Trattoria Roma

Italian, $$, Tri-VillageItalian, $$Columbus, Tri-Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

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    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

Sidebar Columbus

Spanish, $$, DowntownSpanish, $$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Tapas can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 5530 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 161 lists and articles from Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, Hoodline and Trip 101 and others were carefully reviewed by boam. For example, we considered Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Columbus Area, Hoodline - The 5 best tapas bars in Columbus and Trip 101 - The 10 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants In Columbus, Ohio as we sourced this ultimate list. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Trattoria Roma, Fronteras, and Sidebar Columbus are the highest-rated spots for tapas delivery in Columbus.

Trattoria Roma, Fronteras, and Sidebar Columbus are the highest-rated tapas spots for dinner in Columbus.

Trattoria Roma, Sidebar Columbus, and Marcella's are the highest-rated upscale spots for tapas in Columbus.

Trattoria Roma, Fronteras, and Sidebar Columbus are the highest-rated tapas spots for take-out in Columbus.

Trattoria Roma, Fronteras, and Sidebar Columbus have outdoor seating and tapas in Columbus.

Factoids about Tapas

  • Think you can handle some oyster?

    Are you a fan ofoyster? The current record for eating the most oyster is 233 oysters! Do you love oyster enough to beat this record?

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