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Jack & Benny's

American, Diner
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2563 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202-2555
+1 614-263-0242
07:00 - 15:00
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Sat - Sun 08:00 - 15:00
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been out late and wanted some late night food in downtown. Found this place as result of a google search, but I remembered walking past earlier in the day. Had no idea it was open 24hrs. Perfect place, good food, just what you would expect from a all night diner. The gravy is a mix, but it didnt... More 

Thank aaronstew
Pickerington, Ohio
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159 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met some friends here for a little reunion while they were in town. Got there a bit early. They would not seat me until all my party was there so I had to sit in the other room waiting. While waiting, I noticed how old and crappy the place was. A real dive, (which I don't mind if the food... More 

Thank waileagirl
San Diego, California
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162 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A standard for Columbus. Simple breakfast menu all day in a great 50'scatmosphere. Has not changed, and that is GOOD. Their Belly Buster is their signature dish...

Thank 91942
Waynesboro, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I ordered two eggs over easy, which were fine, but they served pre-cooked bacon & burned sausage patties which didn't taste like much. Very over rated and certainly not worth the 1hr. + wait time. Don't arrive around noon on a weekend!

Thank AMcGrady1
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Love the old OSU football and other memorabilia. Service is great and the food is fantastic. Try the Reuben omelet or the peanut butter chocolate chip pancakes for a real treat. Service is very friendly. You might have to wait but it's worth it!

Thank jjrmom60
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We were a group of 9 people, patiently waiting to be seated (looking quizzically at the group of four at a twelve-top with two empty four-tops next to it). Most of us have worked service, so we know how it goes during the brunch shift. When we asked for an estimate on the time, we were rudely told it was... More 

1 Thank Mary T
Columbus, Ohio
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This was the first trip to the Jack & Benny's located at Don Scott. It is a small place located in a hangar at the airport. The service was very friendly and even with a small restaurant it was also quick and efficient. The food was good diner fare. Had the "Jack buster" which was tasty and definitely filling. The... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Good Breakfast place and cool low key atmosphere. I had an Omelet and I know they are hard to mess up but this one was damn good.

Thank JonnyZahaby
Worthington, Ohio
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227 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

An extremely small "hole in the wall" neighborhood breakfast spot. The rule of thumb here is sit down, order, eat and move on. Jack and Benny's has a loyal following and is particularly popular with the OSU crowd as reflected in the photos and memorabilia along the walls, despite being somewhat removed from the heart of campus. The menu is... More 

Thank Tom B
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61 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Went here with my daughter, usually the place is packed but today we could walk right in and sit at the counter which we did. We were promptly waited on. We actually sat in front of the chef making the food which is good to see. The menu is extensive with choices all in my opinion very good. They had... More 

Thank Wherecar54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2563 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202-2555
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-263-0242

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