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BRAVO Cucina Italiana

1803 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-1496
+1 614-291-8210
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (18 reviews)
“spaghettini” (2 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1803 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-1496
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bravo is an upscale chain Italian restaurant. They don't have a huge number of menu options, but they do have great service and good food. The shrimp with orzo pasta was good, and was a very light dish, but was nearly $20. I would go...More

1  Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

First off we stopped in before they were even open, but they were happy to serve us coffee while we relaxed on their leather couches and waited for the movie theater to open. We returned after the movie for a delicious lunch with several healthy...More

Thank Northern_Possum
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on a Monday night for dinner. We were impressed with the atmosphere, with indoor/outdoor dining and a beautiful bar. We were seated right away, and not in a crowded area. The bread is to die for, so make sure...More

Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were in the area and found this restaurant and figured we'd try it. It did not disappoint The atmosphere was very nice, it wasn't too crowded, and the food was wonderful. The salad we had was unusual and SO good! We had the lasagna...More

Thank mitsugirly
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went here for a late dinner (9 p.m.) on a Saturday night. The Mediterranean Veg Salad was perfectly made. It has delicious grilled vegetables along with mixed greens, farro, feta cheese and pine nuts. The service was, unfortunately, rather slow, and I found the...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went with a rather large group and had a separate room. We shared two different type of salads (the cob salad was delicious), spaghetti with meatballs, tagliatelle carbonara, eggplant parmesan and roasted potatoes... it was perfect for what we were looking for!- Service was...More

Thank Lola M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My husband and I wanted to celebrate our anniversary with a fine dinner experience. I looked at several places in Columbus that I knew of--some I had been to and some I had always wanted to go to. One spot has been getting rave reviews...More

Thank kwetherholt8277
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Went on a Friday night and sat on the patio in the shade right away. I really enjoy the atmosphere of sitting on cushioned chairs with low tables like you might have on your back deck (they have also have regular tables and chairs). I...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a casual dinner with friends here on a Thursday evening. Waitress was attentive. The area of the restaurant we were in was reasonably quiet. The chicken and shrimp scampi special was delicious as was the pepperoni pizza. Both the caesar salad and the...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had the Grilled Salmon with roasted peppers, grilled asparagus, tomatoes, Feta, sweet potatoes, pesto vinaigrette, spinach in a balsamic glaze. So flavorful and pretty healthy too! The waiter brought fresh, chopped green jalapenos at my Latina friend's request for some heat. Of course there...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-1496
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-291-8210
BRAVO is proud to serve Italian classics with a twist made with authentic old world cooking techniques and the highest-quality ingredients - housemade pasta specialties, pizzas and flatbreads, steaks, chops and seafood. We invite you to come join our atmosphere under a fun, family-friendly Roman ruin decor. Join us at BRAVO Cucina Italiana, the best Italian restaurant near you!
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