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Milestone 229


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Skillet Mac 'N Cheese
double-smoked hickory bacon, diced tomato and scallions
Really Good Hummus
marinated artichoke hearts, olives, roasted red peppers and house pita
Nashville Style Calamari
flash fried, fried pickles, hot honey, buttermilk ranch
Shrimp Tacos
cucumber‎ slaw, micro cilantro, chipotle aioli and local corn tortillas
Bourbon Pork Belly
pan-seared, bourbon glazed apples, smoked onions, crispy barley
Four Snacks
Gorgonzola stuffed bacon wrapped dates, house made pickles, roasted cashews, pimento cheese and crackers
Mini Crab Cakes
basil pesto, blistered cherry tomato, pickled onion
Warm Pretzel Bread
bavarian whole- grain butter
Beet Carpaccio
Arugula, pickled onions, goat cheese, spiced pecans, stone ground honey mustard
Soup of Yesterday
It’s‎ always better the next day
229 House Salad
field greens, Napa cabbage, granny smith apples, red onion, goat cheese, sherry vinaigrette and toasted sunflower seeds
Quartered Wedge
baby iceberg with double-smoked hickory bacon, Roma tomato, boiled egg, scallions and crumbled Gorgonzola. Double dressed with balsamic vinaigrette and creamy bleu cheese
Gigi's Broccoli Salad
crisp broccoli, double smoked bacon, raisins, sunflower seeds and Grandma Gigi's secret dressing
Poke Tuna
Napa cabbage, pineapple, jicama, red onion, red bell peppers, salty sweet cashews, and sesame peanut dressing
Roasted Chicken
pulled slow-roasted Ohio chicken breast, mixed greens, strawberry slices, double smoked bacon, red onion, goat cheese, poppy seed vinaigrette and cashews
Chicken Breast
roasted Ohio free-range chicken, mac ‘n cheese, skillet green beans and savory gravy
Shrimp and Grits
wild gulf shrimp, Andouille sausage, tomato fondue and Shagbark Mill white cheddar grits
Long Bone Beef Rib
braised,‎ brown butter spatzle, savoy cabbage, mustard cream
Faroe Island Salmon
grilled, sticky rice, broccoli stir-fry, apricot sriracha sauce
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes
pan seared, couscous, roasted vegetables, chermoula
Filet Mignon
horseradish Waxman potatoes, shaved Brussels sprouts, Gorgonzola butter
Pork Steak
grilled, BBQ hominy, collard greens, chipotle butter
Fish & Chips
beer battered fried cod, house potato chips, slaw, tartar
New England Style Lobster Tails
butter poached vegetables, roasted fingerling potatoes, smoked bacon, mushroom cream
Crackling Cauliflower
roasted cauliflower, sweet peas, crispy potatoes, rice pilaf, and coconut curry sauce
served with salt n vinegar fries, sweet potato fries for a buck more
229 American Cheeseburger
house grind of sirloin, chuck and brisket, sautéed onions, dill pickle, lettuce and special sauce
Cherry Tomato Caprese
extra virgin olive oil, mozzarella, basil pesto and balsamic reduction
Crispy Pig
229 house smoked sausage, country ham, smoked bacon, shaved Brussels sprouts, red onion, chow-chow, provolone, and mozzarella cheese
Bye Bye Miss American Pie
Italian sausage, pepperoni and banana peppers
Roasted Mushroom
sweet‎ leeks, garlic confit, provolone and gorganzola
Banana Pudding
caramelized banana and vanilla wafers
Big Chocolate Cake
rich chocolate cake with chocolate frosting
Bread Pudding
apple, raisin, pecans, sticky toffee sauce, whipped cream
Strawberries and Shortbread
shortbread cookies, strawberries and glaze, freshly whipped cream
Creme Brulee
lemon thyme, whipped cream, fresh fruit
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 out for a Birthday Dinner. Definitely make reservations! Valet is available and we recommend it. Starter order of Skillet Mac and Cheese was excellent. Two of us ordered the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes. Both diners found them excellent. TIP...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NotABuckeye
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Restaurant sits on the Scioto River downtown as part of Scioto Mile. Outdoor seating overlooks the river as well as the dancing fountains where kids and adults can play. Valet parking makes it easily accessible and the food is excellent. Service is exceptional as well....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lovey102
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Visited Milestone twice this month, and everything was simply perfection. The first was one of their wine-pairing special dinners and the quality and sheer creativity of the various courses were simply out of this world! (Not to mention how well each course complemented the wines....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave H
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

So we are regulars @ 229 and it is generally good but last eve it was exceptional. We always split the wedge salad with a couple special cocktails. (We walk home.) This time we had a difficult-time deciding between the mini crab cakes and new...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Msfoodie112
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The food was pretty good, as the wine... pretty pricey, though. The setting of the restaurant is great. I've only eaten outdoors on the patio. I'm not sure what the inside would be like.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MissShila
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Probably the last night of the year for outdoor eating. Tuna poke salad was delicious. Milestone mule was great. Waiting for my strawberry shortbread dessert.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank loridV5306IQ
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I almost hate to give a bad review because this is one of my favorite places and I have taken many people there. With that said, yesterday we wanted to cheer up a co-worker and we choose this restaurant because she loves their salt and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very good food &service with a nice view as well. Downtown Columbus has done a really nice lighting job on the two bridges near this restaurant.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Larry G
Reviewed 29 September 2018

My husband and I recently visited Columbus to attend a John Prine show (excellent by the way) and decided we would treat ourselves to a nice dinner before the show. Based on the positive reviews, we chose Milestone 229. I'll start with the Good -...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lindletoo
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Had to wait 3 weeks to get reservations for our party of 6 coming from an hour away with a narrow time window. Amazing setting. Had several starters but the skillet Mac n Cheese was fantastic. We believe in sharing and there was a tie...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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19 October 2017|
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Response from Wolfboy1 | Reviewed this property |
I would not think so, not really condusive to large groups or gatherings.
Ruth D
30 May 2017|
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Response from taylorj556 | Reviewed this property |
Not entirely sure, we used their valet service!
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