We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Plank's Cafe & Pizzeria

743 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-1464
+1 614-443-6251
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (49 reviews)
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
“bratwurst” (3 reviews)
Open Now
Pizza, German
$$ - $$$
743 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-1464
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (82)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Always enjoy trying new places, thought we would give this a try in between doctors appointments. Reviews looked pretty good, so we stopped in. Atmosphere pretty nice, looks like a fun place to watch the game. We ordered salads, and a large pizza. Salads were...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 11 November 2017

If you are looking for the pulse of Columbus, get a pizza at Plank's on a Friday night. The place is packed. Plank's is family and tradition. The wall decorations say it all. This is Buckeye Country. And, this is where Buckeye Nation likes to...More

Thank JW9296
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Took over 60 people for a birthday party. As always the food was great, the beer was cold and the staff was great. We go to Planks every time we visit Columbus. It is a must.

Thank Leo D
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I've no idea who told the folks at Plank's that they're supposed to use pate sucre for their pizza. A lot of people must like sugary pizza, but I don't. It was AWFUL. It's so unusual I thought at first it was a mistake, so...More

Thank TAWizard
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We, as a family, and individually, eat here often. My oldes son is a big fan of the homemade roast beef over mashed potatoes. I like their subs and their pizza. It is a sweet sauce which is different then the usual delivery pizza. They...More

1  Thank sandra_rains
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Quaint sports cafe where The Buckeyes are king...but where appetites win the battle. A multitude of hot meals quickly served, and a huge sandwiches and pizza menu, too, at this third generation, family owned business. Bar goodies and free popcorn start the good times at...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Tonight our family of 16 enjoyed the perfect and fun evening. It was our first visit to Planks. Free peanuts and popcorn were a nice appetizer. The environment was fun and very relaxing. The waitress was helpful and accommodating. We celebrated 2 birthdays and they...More

Thank Blazerfun
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here numerous times. Family friendly place, home cooked meals, great pizza with sweet crust. Highly recommended home cooked green beans with ham/bacon & cukes/tomato/onions all washed down with beer. Friendly, fast service. Always wonderful food!!

Thank Mmadison66
Reviewed 2 June 2017

An old established restaurant, Planks is legendary on the south side of Columbus. Great pizza and a good menu of bar food Plank's is the place to go. After summer softball games at Greenlawn Park Planks will be packed with softball players enjoying the pizza.and...More

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Best pizza in Columbus. Awesome old building. Been open since 1939, original planks. People are sketched out by the part of town but once u go inside it's a complete definition of a HIDDEN GEM. Love this place.

Thank Rezensentohio
Nearby HotelsSee all 146 hotels in Columbus
Comfort Inn & Suites
208 reviews
1.23 km away
German Village Inn
86 reviews
1.33 km away
Holiday Inn Columbus Dwtn-Capitol Square
347 reviews
1.56 km away
The Westin Columbus
661 reviews
1.62 km away
Nearby Restaurants
942 reviews
.97 km away
Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant
2,248 reviews
.75 km away
Barcelona Restaurant and Bar
450 reviews
.76 km away
Brown Bag Deli
95 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
111 reviews
.32 km away
German Village
905 reviews
1.10 km away
Shadowbox Live
193 reviews
1.55 km away
Schiller Park
146 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Plank's Cafe & Pizzeria staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:30 AM
7:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43206-1464
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-443-6251
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Stay in the know!
Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in Flagstaff.
Join TripAdvisor