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Scali Ristorante

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1903 State Route 256, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-8105
+1 614-759-7764
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Tue - Wed 17:00 - 21:15
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:00 - 21:15
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New York City, New York
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, they say that Columbus is the Italian Restaurants Capital of the MidWest -it's Not The Meatballs need a lot of work The Pollo Parmesan portion is huge No sauce flavor just a whole chicken breast with cheese splash all over it The Antipasti tasted like it came straight out of can - didn't taste like home made Even the... More 

Thank Shy E
Reynoldsburg, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Will definitely go back your Scali. I was just in Italy last fall, and this is the closest to the great food and ambiance I found theresults. I found it to be friendly, authentic, and so delicious. The wine was super, and the staff knowledgeable and welcoming. Wish I had tried Scali sooner.

Thank M9032HSjanec
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

This little gem is a wonderful Italian joint with a great staff and the most delicious food. Call for reservations on weekend nights, they are packed with substantial wait times.

Thank Shawn H
Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Four of us were in the area for a family event and were not familiar with the restaurants but wanted Italian. We chose this based on reviews and were not disappointed. It has a friendly family owned feel. Customers and staff spoke to one another as if the had seen each other often. Three of us ordered salads. They were... More 

Thank mwardgamma1
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is one of the best small town places you can find!! It is family-owned and has a strong following of loyal patrons. Excellent food, superb wine list and weekly specials. The owners are always there to greet you.

Thank Diane S
Canal Winchester, Ohio
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were surprised first at the size of the restaurant because outside was so nondescript. Inside was another world! I enjoyed the Gnocchi on the Dinner Special. So creamy and rich, it was wonderful. Others at the table enjoyed the Manicotti and Chicken Marsalla, Which was said to be the best ever eaten by a true Italian! We finished off... More 

Thank Charles K
Columbus, Ohio
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have traveled the world and our favorite restaurant is Scali's. The food is always good, the owners, Judy and Frank, are friendly, and the featured wine is great. In 25 years we have never had a bad meal. Whenever we eat there we are happy, happy, happy.

Thank TravelLightDot
Columbus, Ohio
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We visited this restaurant after a trip to Italy and were delighted. The specialties were fantastic and atmosphere great. I enjoyed the home made lasagna -salad-bread included -very nice wine selection We enjoyed this Italian cuisine as much as the authentic.

Thank rblackburn85
Ruskin, Florida
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Best Italian restaurant! Doesn't look like much hidden in the strip mall however once inside the wonderful atmosphere and delicious food will have you blown away. Reservations unless you are outside when they open.

Thank MLD33570
San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Here from California visiting friends. One friend wanted to go to Cracker Barrel but I prefer local eateries. Went for the linguini and clams; unfortunately, they were out since we arrived late. Had the homemade ravioli instead. Lovely! Friends had lasagne and fettucini alfredo with chicken. Excellent tiramisu. Everyone was pleased with the meal. I would definitely recommend.

Thank BayIndigo

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:15
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1903 State Route 256, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-8105
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Reynoldsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 614-759-7764

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