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Gallo's Kitchen & Bar

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2820 Nottingham Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43221
+1 614-754-8176
16:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food, menu, drinks, service, all of them amazing. I've eaten here over a dozen times and can't wait to go back

Thank Jeff H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Ate here twice per recommendation of long time resident of New Orleans who said this is authentic New Orleans quality food. We agree. Appetizers and entrees were excellent and cooked perfectly. We especially savored the accompanying sauces - delicious! Kitchen is behind glass so you can see the whole team at work orchestrated by Tommy Gallo, owner and chef. Great... More 

Thank JPAULWorthington_O
Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great food. If you want more than 2 drinks then go to the location on Bethel Rd. Weird uppity upper Arlington crowd for essentially a bar.

Thank Osusmith
Columbus, Ohio
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241 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This place is fantastic is all I can say. We just discovered and have been three times in one week. Polenta appetizer .....yum Pasta sauces are all three incredible. Chicken ettoufe all I can say is it is miraculous. Service impeccable. I could go on and on. Chef Tommy makes the rounds to make sure everything is OK. That's hands... More 

Thank Tippyobrien
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place is well reviewed, so I was looking forward to the dinner. Big fan of both Italian and Cajun. I went for one of my favorites, Jumbalaya. It was best described as a sticky mass of rice and tomato paste. My wife tried a pasta dish that she described as just okay. On the upside, they had a very... More 

Thank billbabbitt
Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We ate here with a large group. The service was exceptional, the best I've had in quite a while. The appetizers were perfectly prepared. My favorite were the scallops with sweet potato mash. My dinner was the walleye with crawfish sauce. My brother warned me--"You'll want to lick the plate!" And I did. He had the pasta Bolognese (big enough... More 

Thank JoyBulldog
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great place with casual atmosphere and yumm creole-- check the daily menu, you would be surprised!- Price wise is really affordable and portions are actually big. Depending on the day of the week can be a bit noisy...

Thank Lola M
Key Largo, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We loved our first meal here quite a few months ago, so we decided to go back. Unfortunately mine was very disappointing. It was busy as before being a Saturday night and we just got the last table supposedly. We saw three other tables sat that did not seem to have reservations, oh well at least we got a table.... More 

Thank 162patriciak
Columbus, OH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Beware! The online menu is only representative of what Gallo's has to offer and it is much less pricey than the daily menu that features entrees in the $25.00 and up range. My three companions had sandwiches from the online menu. Everyone said that they were good. I had a cup of gumbo (very good), and the meatballs and a... More 

Thank Anne_from_Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

I love this place. Cajun food in Ohio? You bet! The shrimp creole, and the Oyster Poor boy are as good as anything in Nola. If you are in town for Fat Tuesday go there it's a fun night. Tommy pulls out all the stops live band hurricanes you name it. You need a reservation but it's a really fun... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 Nottingham Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43221
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Upper Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 614-754-8176

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