Looking for Healthy, Organic Restaurants in Columbus, Ohio?

We’ve done the work for you in scouting out the healthiest restaurants all across America, according to our strict standards and our 5-star rating system. We’re delighted to share our Top 5 restaurant picks for healthy, organic restaurants in Columbus, Ohio:

Portia’s Café

4428 Indianola Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43214
614-928-3252

You’ll love this vegan café that prides themselves on using only the freshest, purest, healthiest ingredients. Try the Beet Salad Side (all organic red beets in a tangy vinaigrette of apple cider vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, basil, oregano, and onions); Sunny Walnut Patte (Notuna) which is a blended mixture of sunflower seeds, walnuts, pickles, celery, lemon, and herbs; or any of their wraps such as the Super Power Wrap (stuffed with guacamole and raw falafel, shredded carrots, onions, Sunsprouts sprouts, and raw Creamy Cashew dressing, served in a gluten-free wrap).

Rio Fresh Café

50 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-817-1073

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Rio Fresh Café features delicious healthy smoothies, organic fresh pressed juices, a delicious Avocado Toast (Brioché bread topped with avocado, tomato, onion, feta cheese and chia seeds); Rio Grilled Chicken Bowl (grilled chicken seasoned with lime served over Spanish rice, black beans, pico de gallo, lettuce, lime, and avocado); Avocado Turkey Croissant (turkey, avocado, cheese, tomato, lettuce, and mayo on a baked buttered croissant); and more.

Nile Vegan

1479 Worthington Street
Columbus, Ohio 43201
614-670-8171

Nile Vegan offers cuisine inspired by cultures of the Nile River basin. They are 100% vegan, make all their stews from scratch, use a reverse osmosis water filtration system provides high quality water free of heavy metals and toxic chemicals for optimal drinking and cooking. Try the Curried Vegetable Medley

(freshly chopped cabbage, carrots, string beans & potato chunks stewed in onions, garlic, turmeric & spices); Mushroom Stew (mushrooms stewed in peppers, tomatoes, onions and spices); Stewed Kale (freshly chopped NON GMO Kale cooked in vegan butter with onions, tomatoes, peppers and garlic); or Curried Split Peas (Alicha Kik) - yellow split peas stewed in onions, garlic, green peppers, turmeric and spices.

Lifestyle Café

891 Oak Street
Columbus, Ohio 43205
614-344-6686

Their “all-day” menu includes menu items such as Chicken N Waffles (Red Mills gluten-free all purpose flour and spelt flour full body waffle with cinnamon and coconut sugar brulee. Soy based or mushroom chicken, fried to perfection and topped with 100% maple syrup and house maple cream); Stuffed Waffle (famous wheat-free waffle stuffed with sausage and egg, topped with hempseeds, maple cream, and syrup); Sloppy Kale GF (avocado topped with house kale salad, sloppy meat, pico and chipotle ranch dressing); and more.

Northstar Café in The Short North – 6 locations

951 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43201
614-298-9999

4015 Townsfair Way
Columbus, Ohio 43219

951 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 43201

7610 Sloan Way
Liberty Township, Ohio 45069

3380 Warrensville Center Rd
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

109 South State Street
Westerville, OH 43081

Find delicious menu items such as Lucky Chicken Salad (raised-right roasted chicken, crisp vegetables, mango, roasted peanut); Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad (red and golden beets, toasted hazelnuts, Mackenzie Creamery goat cheese, sunflower pesto, and arugula with balsamic vinaigrette); Thai Burrito (seared organic tofu or roasted chicken with peanut sauce, crunch slaw and brown rice); Northstar Burger (made with organic black beans, brown rice and beets, topped with white cheddar, kale, tomato, pickle and onion).

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