10 Best Halal Restaurants In Columbus, Ohio

halal restaurants in columbus ohio

Nobody can visit Columbus and return home without having a taste of the best cuisines in the area. Columbus is known for having the best authentic halal meals. It is a fact that tourists spend a lot of time searching for restaurants where they can have halal meals. Indeed, they are spoilt for choice from the classic halal New York gyro to Durbo’s Somali restaurant all serving meals prepared from the freshest ingredients on the market. We have searched the market and picked the most affordable and popular restaurants that offer the best halal dishes. Scroll down and check our top 10 best halal restaurants in Columbus, Ohio.

1. Durbo's Somali Restaurant

Posted by Durbo's Somali Restaurant on Thursday, 19 July 2018

Come and unwind at Durbo’s Somali restaurant which is located at Cleveland Avenue. The interior of this restaurant is very spacious with beautiful hangings on the walls and a casual environment. This restaurant serves traditional African cuisine such as stews and curries. After a busy morning, you can enjoy a delicious meal of halal beef steak, chicken kalankal, grilled salmon filet, curry goat, and pasta. As for dinner, you can have grilled or stew goat, curry rice, beef kalankal, chicken a la diabla, kk chicken, shawarma, grilled chicken sandwich, cajeera zigni, cuus cuus and garden salad. Be sure to drop by and enjoy a wide variety of African dishes.

Durbo's Somali Restaurant

Address: 3764 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43224, USA

Website: Durbo’s Somali Restaurant

Opening hours: 7am - 9pm (daily)

2. Jeddo Kabab

Located at 2248 Home Acre Drive Columbus, OH 43231

Posted by Jeddo Kabab Restaurant on Friday, 8 July 2011

Move along Granville road after your shopping and have a delicious lunch or dinner at Jeddo kebab. The intramural is well-decorated with wooden tables and seats and very spacious with a casual atmosphere. This homey eatery offers a variety of sandwiches, grilled kebabs, and salads. For lunch, you can have a chicken shish kebab, chicken burger, Jeddo fish kebab, Jeddo shrimp kebab, barg mix kebab, lamb shish kebab and Jeddo kubideh. Later for dinner, you can enjoy lamb chop, makhsous kebab, zareshk polo ba morgh, baghali polo with lamb shank, humus, baba ghanoosh, lentil soup and Jeddo salad. You can enjoy the deliciously grilled kebabs when you stop by.

Jeddo Kabab

Address: 2171 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, OH 43229, USA

Website: Jeddo Kabab

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11am - 9pm (closed on Mon)

3. New Taj Mahal

Posted by New Taj Mahal on Wednesday, 9 September 2015

A full man is a happy man. Welcome to the new Taj Mahal and dine in this eatery which is finely decorated with bright walls allowing tons of sunlight inside and comfortable seats. This restaurant is well-known for serving southern and northern Indian dishes that satisfy anyone’s appetite. This makes diners come back again and again. As for lunch, you can have butter curry, chicken Awadhi curry, hare masala, sorpotel curry, tikka masala, jalfrezi curry, and bhuna. Later for dinner enjoy a delicious meal of korma, vindaloo, rogan josh, vegetable biryani, mushroom biryani, beef biryani, goat biryani, and lamb biryani. Be sure to enjoy the delicious Indian cuisine when you pass by.

New Taj Mahal

Address: 2361 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202, USA

Website: New Taj Mahal

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

4. New York Style Halal Gyro

Posted by New York Style Halal Gyro on Sunday, 18 November 2018

Get to explore Columbus and later visit Halal Gyro for a refreshing meal. The Halal Gyro is well-decorated with bright colours and beautiful furnishings. It is well known for serving the best halal foods for lunch and dinner which make diners come back again and again. After tiresome mornings, you can enjoy a delicious lunch of lamb chop, skewer chicken tikka, chicken kafta kebab, lamb tikka, family combo, beef kofta, and skewer chicken kofta. Later for dinner, you can enjoy chicken shawarma with rice and salad, lamb shawarma with rice, tilapia fish with rice, falafel with rice salad and chickpea, and chapli kebab with rice and salad. Drop by and enjoy the delicious halal food.

New York Style Halal Gyro

Address: 6157 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43231, USA

Website: New York Style Halal Gyro

Opening hours: Mon -Tue, Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sun: 11am - 10pm (closed on Wed)

5. Ginevra Café

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Posted by Jamilo Gurhan on Friday, 25 October 2013

It is always healthy to enjoy a delicious meal after a long day. Welcome to Ginevra café at Morse Road which is well-decorated with wooden seats and open windows which offer an amazing view of the outside. This restaurant is well-known for serving not only Somali dishes but also the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. For breakfast, you can have teff pancakes, suqaar lettuce cups, chickpea pancakes with turmeric, oats, honey and chia seeds porridge and labneh with sumac. As for lunch, you can have anjero, halwa, malawah, Durban chicken curry, beef steak, baasto, spaghetti, and cardamom. Be sure to enjoy the tasty Somali dishes when you stop by.

Ginevra Café

Address: 2285 Morse Rd, Columbus, OH 43229, USA

Website: Ginevra Café

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

6. Cafe Istanbul Easton

Posted by Cafe Istanbul Mediterranean Cuisine on Monday, 26 September 2016

Break the monotony and relax at Café Istanbul which is located at Worth Avenue. The inside of this restaurant is decorated with bright colours and comfortable furnishings, ensuring you have a pleasant stay. This restaurant is well-known as the home of Turkish cuisine and Mediterranean dishes. For lunch, you can enjoy babaganush, tabuli, haydari, chicken kebab wrap, kofte kebab, vegetable stew, fillet of tilapia, Adana kebab, doner kebab and falafel wrap. As for dinner if you have kids they can enjoy chicken Adana kebab, mac and cheese, beef burger, mozzarella cheese sticks, lamb kebab, and shish lamb kebab. Stop by over the weekend and enjoy the delicious Turkish cuisine.

Cafe Istanbul Easton

Address: 3983 Worth Ave, Columbus, OH 43219, USA

Website: Cafe Istanbul Easton

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm

7. Halal Pizza Café

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Posted by Halal Pizza & Cafe on Saturday, 10 December 2016

Experience the tranquillity of Halal Pizza Café while enjoying a mouthwatering meal in the evening. The inside of this café is very spacious and has comfortable seats and tables. It is well-known as a kid-friendly pizza spot which serves halal food, vegetarian options, and offers table service. For lunch, you can enjoy the tasty spinach pie, jalapeno poppers, zucchini sticks, chicken wings, chicken fingers, and beef patties. Later in the evening, you can have a tasty dinner of a wide variety of tasty meals like French fries, pita bread, hummus, tahini sauce, falafel, rice, stuffed grape leaves, garlic bread, steamed broccoli, meatballs, and steamed mixed vegetables. Pass by and have a taste of the most delicious pizza.

Halal Pizza Café

Address: 3931 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH 43224, USA

Website: Halal Pizza Café

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

8. Del Baggio Pizzeria

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Posted by Del Baggio Pizzeria on Thursday, 27 September 2018

Get yourself a delicious meal at Del Baggio Pizzeria at 5th Avenue which is well-decorated and spacious and has a casual atmosphere. It is well-known for offering the most delicious lunch and dinner. As for lunch you can have grilled chicken salad, cheese pizza, buffalo wings, fries, mozzarella sticks, pizza and wings special, waffle fries, and potato wedges. For dinner, you can have onion rings, hummus and pita, fried mushrooms, bread sticks, fried zucchini, garlic bread with cheese, cheese bread sticks, and garden salad. You can enjoy the tasty pizza when you stop by.

Del Baggio Pizzeria

Address: 127 E 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 43201, USA

Website: Del Baggio Pizzeria

Opening hours: 4pm - 3:30am (daily)

9. Halwani Cuisine, Pizza & Stromboli

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Posted by Halwani Cuisine on Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Get to explore Columbus and enjoy a delicious meal at Halwani which is located at Ida Avenue. For your pleasant stay, the inside is beautifully decorated with a clean shining floor with comfortable seats. This restaurant is well-known for serving delicious Halwani cuisine, Stromboli and pizza which makes diners come back again and again. For lunch, you can have classic pizza, Hawaiian pizza, chicken and bacon ranch pizza, crazy meat pizza, BBQ chicken pizza, vegetarian pizza,and white pizza. As for dinner, you can enjoy all meat Stromboli, killer veggie Stromboli, chicken gyro, regular gyro, cheese manicotti, meat ravioli and meat lasagna. Be sure to enjoy the delicious pizza when you pass by.

Halwani Cuisine, Pizza & Stromboli

Address: 1453B Grandview Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, USA

Website: Halwani Cuisine, Pizza & Stromboli

Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 5pm - 4am (closed on Mon)

10. Lavash Café

Enjoy a delicious and tasty meal after a busy day in the office at Lavash Café which is situated at 5th Avenue. To attract more diners, this cafe is spacious, decorated with bright walls, large glass windows, and comfortable seats. This restaurant is famous for serving authentic Mediterranean cuisine with patio dishing up gyros and kebabs. For lunch, you can have hummus, spicy black bean, kibbeh, falafel, lentil soup, chicken shawarma and low-carb salad. As for dinner, you can have shrimp kabob sandwich, mujadara, falafel, lavash combo, jumbo tiger shrimp kabob, lamb chops and shish kabob. Drop by and enjoy the delicious gyro with friends or family.

Lavash Café

Address: 2985 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202, USA

Website: Lavash Café

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 8pm

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Are you in Columbus and hungry? Well, you are in luck. Columbus is home to countless halal restaurants all serving delicious food prepared using the freshest ingredients on the market. Pick one and enjoy your meal.

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