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Martini Modern Italian

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445 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215 (Vine)
+1 614-224-8259
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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36 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First impressions are everything. Waiting 11 minutes for a valet to park your car sets the tone. And it wasn't good. Service was terribly slow an inattentive. Food was mediocre. Still interested? The carpaccio started was the highlight of the evening. Just like at other Cameron Mitchel establishments, the beef was paper thin and full of flavor. Sadly, that's where... More 

Thank Jim H
Columbus, Ohio
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168 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So we had a CM gift card that had been sitting around for a while, so decided to use it Friday night for dinner before The Bodyguard at the Ohio Theatre. Martini was the only CM restaurant that had a reservation at 6 pm, so we jumped on it. What a great experience! We arrived around 5:45, so we were... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While in town for business a few of my colleagues and myself decided on dinner here one night. The service was terrific and the food was amazing. I had the lamb which was delicious! Would definitely recommend!

Thank RoamingMountaineer
Portsmouth, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for the AAA Great Vacations Expo and after a 12 hour day the walk across the street to Martini was like an oasis. Greeted with smiles from the entire staff, and this was at 7:30pm. Angie, our server was like speaking to one of Columbus's best travel guides. Besides helping us the menu, we wanted one of everything,... More 

Thank MissKim74
Cincinnati, Ohio
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped into this spot just for a drink and after seeing the meals served decided to stay. The lamb pappardelle was the best I have had anywhere. Nice chunks of lamb in a fragrant hearty sauce made it perfect for a cold evening. And the pasta was perfectly cooked al dente. We just ate at the bar and the... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time to Martini Modern Italian, we had reservations for 7pm on a Friday, I was surprised it wasn't busier than it was when we arrived, especially since we were there during Columbus Restaurant Week. We sat at the bar for a glass of wine before going to our table. The bartender who helped us was very... More 

Thank Jenn1984Ohio
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I can't rave enough about this restaurant...it is consistently great, and our family likes to celebrate family events here, because the seating is so conducive to larger parties. The bar scene is very active as the restaurant sits at the entrance of the Short North, and across the street from the Convention Center. Whether it's a Monday or weekend, there... More 

Thank terryj140
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I went here with a co-worker after work as it was a short walk from the Nationwide Boulevard area. Never really have an issue getting a table at the bar and sat down and were approached immediately. The server staff was very friendly and were definitely "taken care of" during meal with prompt attention, brief conversation, and they allowed us... More 

Thank Don H
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Been to Martini's a couple of times, typically later on a weekday evening (ie: after 7p). Usually when we get there the place is pretty busy, but then clears out shortly afterwards. Reservations are recommended as this place is fairly busy. The bar area is great and both times I was in, there was large container of vodka with pineapple.... More 

Thank Randy S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It is difficult to find the perfect spot to please 50+ family members. Martini's provided us with an exceptional experience from the planning with Marta, the incredible service team, super accommodating chef and delicious food. Special shout out to Amanda!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 35
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-224-8259
Martini Modern Italian is a vibrant, high energy restaurant featuring timeless Italian techniques, innovative culinary presentations & progressive handcrafted cocktails, all in a sexy, cosmopolitan atmosphere. Located in the Short North Arts District across from the Convention Center, Martini is just minutes away from the Arena District & is open nightly for dinner.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?