Generations Fine Food & Spirits – Closed

Generations Fine Food & Spirits – Closed

This restaurant is now closed. 

Generations Fine Food & Spirits has taken over the location previously occupied by Nova Restaurant, which closed over the summer. The restaurant is a family owned business, with 3 generations working in the establishment. Their menu offers a mix of meals from different decades such as the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s, but with a “modern twist” according to owner Martin Sims. Food styles include both new and traditional American, Italian, seafood, and vegetarian.
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Vino Veritas Tavern

Vino Veritas Tavern

Vino Veritas Tavern is one of downtown Delaware’s newest restaurants, operated by 1808’s executive chef Josh Dalton. The restaurant replaces typically large portions with “distinctive, delectable small plates” and features “pre-prohibition style cocktails.”
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Payne’s Pizza & More

Payne’s Pizza & More

Payne’s Pizza & More is located at 400 West Central Street in Delaware, Ohio. The building was previously occupied by East of Chicago Pizza. The Delaware location is one of three Payne’s restaurants, joining locations in Marion and Galion. The restaurant boasts authentic Italian cuisine and has dine-in, carryout, and delivery available at its Delaware location.
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Bun’s Restaurant

Bun’s Restaurant

Bun’s Restaurant is a Delaware, Ohio landmark, serving delicious food downtown since first opening its doors in 1864. The restaurant enjoys a reputation as a family tradition in the Delaware community and is open 7 days a week for lunch, dinner, and cocktails.
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Warehouse Italian Dinners

Warehouse Italian Dinners

The Warehouse Italian Dinners’ location in Delaware, Ohio is the second location in Central Ohio. The first restaurant is located in Marion. From their website, “At The Warehouse, you can treat yourself to the delicious authentic Buy steroids online Italian food of the Old World. Taste sauces and food prepared from scratch in our kitchens just like Mama would have made. Let us pour you a glass of wine and bring you your favorite meal.”
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J. Gumbo’s

J. Gumbo’s

The popular J. Gumbo’s franchise has brought their cajun style cooking to downtown Delaware, Ohio, replacing the former 12 South Deli in the space next to the Backstretch Bar. The restaurant’s menu has won numerous awards, including the 2011 Taste of Cincinnati, Peoples Choice Award for their Bumblebee Stew and the 2011 (614) Magazine’s 2011 ColumBEST Contest — Best Cajun Restaurant in Columbus.
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Corner Cafe

Corner Cafe

Corner Cafe in Delaware is an affordable family restaurant featuring Greek and American dishes. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Corner Cafe is a Delaware favorite with something to please everyone.
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Chandra’s Bistro

Chandra’s Bistro

Located on Sandusky Street in the heart of downtown Delaware, Ohio, Chandra’s Bistro serves a diverse menu including sushi, Italian, Korean, and Chinese. Chandra’s features 10% off carryout orders and has daily food and drink specials.

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Opa Grill and Tavern

Opa Grill and Tavern

Opa Grill and Tavern is located opposite City Hall on Sandusky Street in downtown Delaware, Ohio. Everything in the restaurant is made from scratch, and menu items include (per their Facebook Page): “Mediterranean, Greek , Italian & American Cuisine. Gyros, Spinach Feta Dip, Calamari, Spanakopita, Greek Salads, Appetizers, Soups, Spreads & Dips, Salads, Pastas, Platters, Dinner Entrees Such as Baby Lamp Chops, Burgers & Sandwiches. Children’s menu such as Grilled Cheese and much more.” More

Avvio Italian-American Grill – Closed

Avvio Italian-American Grill – Closed

This restaurant is now closed. 

Avvio Italian-American Grill replaces Hoggy’s and brings casual Italian dining and live music to the downtown area. From their website: “We create our food to delight and inspire you … something different every day, if that’s what you prefer. Our rustic/modern decor makes the perfect backdrop for starting a new day, forging a new friendship, or gaining a new perspective. Our menu’s roots are Italian-American, but we’re a modern neighborhood eatery where food, music and good times are always underway. Come on over and join us!” More