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Veritas Tavern

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15 E Winter St, Delaware, OH 43015-1923
17:00 - 22:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Veritas Tavern had been referred by several sources as a great place for cocktails & tapas. After perusing the numerous creative options on the well-written cocktail menu, we selected the Hemingway & Under the Weirwood - both delicious choices. We ordered the Brussel sprouts and hush puppies as appetizers. The Brussel sprouts were drizzled with a light and flavorful sauce.... More 

Thank RMFV
Delaware, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were treated to dinner at Veritas since we had never been there. The restaurant has received some extraordinary reviews in the Columbus Magazine, so we were happy to give it a try. We were shocked to see the price for the tasting menu, but that's what we ordered along with one order of the accompanying wines. We had two... More 

Thank MJR869
Dublin, Ohio
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223 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us dined at Veritas. The waiter steered us toward the tasting menu, and we were so glad that he did! We first worried that we would not be filed by "just a taste" of a number of items, but we were wrong! The portions and totality of the meal were just perfect! The first course was Shrimp+Grits. When... More 

Thank hsbvim
Dublin, Ohio
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99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years. The food is always fantastic with presentations that are beautiful. Their drink menu is also one of the best in central Ohio as they make most of their mixers shrubs and other elements. For food the bacon risotto is phenomenal. Recently had the hush puppies with jalapeños n bacon aioli. All tapas at the place... More 

Thank jimmojo
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I agree with the previous commenter's remarks completely! This restaurant is the "little sibling" of 1808 next door. We also chose to dine off the menu because the tasting menu was going to take 1.5 hours plus and we just didn't have the time to sit for all that. Plus, the chairs are more like bar table chairs and for... More 

1 Thank AJH
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We had heard so much about this restaurant, so we were excited to go try it out. Their website boasts "Small Plates, Craft Cocktails, and Unparalleled Experience". What we found is "Tiny Plats, Crass Service and Unparalleled Prices". In other words New York City prices for tiny plates in Delaware, OH. We went there with some friends and decided to... More 

2 Thank GCV1
Columbus, Ohio
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319 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Ate here and was pleasantly surprised with the variety of the menu. Ordered a few different entrees and they were all very good. You need to make reservations to eat at this place. Good service, Clean bathrooms, friendly staff, good food

Thank LJ K
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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427 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Again, Veritas Tavern is ranked as one of the top restaurants in the Columbus area and eating there, it's not hard to see why!! I had their tasting menu with different drinks they prescribed. I think it was an 8 course meal and was one of the best meals I have ever had.... they were in no hurry to bring... More 

Thank gary c
Dublin, Ohio
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Small, understated and hip restaurant in downtown Delaware. (The name is a bit of a misnomer - this is not a tavern.) We enjoyed the 8 course tasting menu. Interesting presentations, great descriptions by the staff, nicely executed! They also have a standard menu. Wine list is limited but fine, and while we don't do mixed drinks it was clear... More 

Thank jigregor
Columbus, Ohio
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

A first glance you walk into hipster vibe type bar with TINY kitchen in back, you think at best- passable bar food would come out. You would be DEAD wrong. This little gem has AMAZING, fresh, food presented with artistic flair and interpretation. It's like a mini Alinea (fancy food, with fancy descriptions, molecular gastronomy, etc). Great service, Perfect bartender... More 

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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
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 E Winter St, Delaware, OH 43015-1923
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Delaware
  • Phone Number: 740-417-4074

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