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) #2 of 17 Restaurants in Nelsonville €€ - €€€ American
18 Public Sq, Nelsonville, OH 45764-9588
+1 740-753-5741
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“scallops” (9 reviews)
“beignets” (4 reviews)
“crostini” (3 reviews)
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18 Public Sq, Nelsonville, OH 45764-9588
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We spent a week in Nelsonville exploring the Hocking Hills area. We were happily surprised to find Rhapsody. We ate there two nights: Wednesday for Pub Night and Friday Dinner. Both meals were excellent. I had the scallops over risotto, the scallops were done perfectly...More

Thank ChrissaPedersen
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We were in Hocking Hills for an anniversary trip, and hoped to find a nicer restaurant to go out to for dinner. We're glad we found Rhapsody! The music was nice, the restaurant was clean, waiters attentive, food delicious. Sure, not a very creative menu,...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I have been going to the Rhapsody since it opened years ago. We were anxious to go last night and we could not have been more depressed. The creative flair and quality is totally gone! We watched our drinks sit on the...More

1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We had heard that students from the local culinary school staff the kitchen, and saw great reviews so we expected great things. The menu offerings were plainer, and cheaper, than expected. I enjoyed the salmon dish. The other dishes were not memorable. The server did...More

Thank Maineville
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was there many years ago when this place opened up and I found it to be some what expensive by appalachian standards. Over the modest level of financial means that accompanies and characterizes many residents throughout their daily lives here. Yes, I do agree...More

Thank GiudoLocattelli
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Who knew? The Rhapsody is on the square in Nelsonville, a small southern ohio town that was missed by any new development in the past (which went to the nearby Athens), and since the 33 bypass it was headed for obscurity. Nelsonville does have a...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Rhapsody is a hidden gem of a restaurant run by the Hocking College Culinary Arts program. The dinners are wonderfully prepared and the atmosphere is romantically charming.

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

great food excellent service. As I understand it - - it is run by the college in town for students in the hospitality industry...

Thank foundationqtrpony
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A hidden gem in Nelsonville. Charming atmosphere and excellent menu. Pub menu Wed and Thu, Fine casual dinning Fri and Sat and Brunch on Sun. Far more than expected. Well worth the trip from Columbus especially if you are going to be in the area....More

Thank rjsimon
Reviewed 25 February 2017

So unexpected in this area... hip, trendy and interesting. Actually the whole town has a very good vibe... make the trip.

Thank jeff g
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20 October 2016|
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Response from tfarmer | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but you could call them and ask. I would guess that they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Public Sq, Nelsonville, OH 45764-9588
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Nelsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 740-753-5741
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