Taste of Italy


Come enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Italian Village from many Columbus area Italian Eateries. Sample as you like and also enjoy a wide variety of Italian wine, beer, and spirits. The event will take place on Monday, October 5th, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Columbus Italian Festival site under the large tent at the corner of East Lincoln Street and Hamlet Street.

Free parking available at the Cafe Del Mondo lot as well as across 4th  street in the Jeffrey lot.  Please note there is no parking in the Wonder Bread Building lot behind the church and this is permit parking only and a tow-away zone.

Entertainment by Ray Massa’s EuroRhythms.

We look forward to another spectacular event on Monday, October 5th, 2015.

For restaurants interested in participating in the 2015 Taste of Italy, contact:
Bud Fuller at (614) 774-4864  bfuller@rdpfoodservice.com

$35 in advance, $40 at the door
For tickets call (614) 294-8259
or email: maggieharn@wowway.com

Our restaurant partners for 2015                                                SERVING

The Berwick                                                                     chicken piccata, tortellini in vodka sauce
320 Refugee Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43232

Borgata Pizza Cafe                                                        Italian stuffed peppers, gnocchi
5701 Parkville St., Columbus, Ohio  43229          

Bravo Lennox Town Center
1803 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43212

Butch’s Italian Cafe                                                          Rotini pasta salad
6208 Merider, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

Cafe Napolitana                                                                rigatoni tossed in fresh alfredo sauce
40 N High St, Columbus, Ohio  43215

Cardone’s Restaurant                                                gnocchi, beef brisket ravioli
377 West Main, Westerville, Ohio 43081            

Carfagna’s                                                                              lasagna, mini canoli
1405 E. Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus, Ohio  43229

Gallo’s Food Group                                                           Meatballs, Italian sausage w/peppers
2820 Nottingham Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43221               Italian pork sliders

Giant Eagle                                                                            food from Puglia

La Casa Espresso                                                                  Italian coffees
45 E. Columbus St., Lithopolis, Ohio 43110

Lomonico’s                                                                              Sicilian rice balls, polenta
1506 Stonecreek Dr, Pickerington, Ohio  43147

615 N. High St, Columbus, Ohio  43215

Nicola Restaurant                                                               Rolatini vegatali, limoncello panacotta
4740 Reed Rd, Upper Arlington, Ohio  43220              agnoltti lucchese

Pasta Ditoni’s                                                                         Freshly made ravioli
733 N James Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43210

RDP Food Service                                                                  Baked rigatoni w/mini meatballs
620 Oakland Park, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Spaghetti Warehouse                                                           Wedding soup, stuffed mushrooms
397 W. Broad St., Columbus, Ohio  43215

Vittoria Ristorante                             braised beef short ribs over papedelle noodles, 4 cheese ravioli
10241 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell, Ohio  43065        Heirloom tomatoes and fresh spinach olive oil

Weiland’s Market                                                                     Fresh mozzarella on a stick
3600 Indianola Ave.,  Columbus, Ohio  43214


Past Taste of Italy Honorees:

2009 – TAT, Jimmy Corrova
2010 – Casa Di Pasta, Stella Chapin
2011 – Carfagna and Millitello Families
2012 – The Berwick, Susi family
2013 – RDP Food Service, DiPalo Family
2014 – Savko and Romanelli Families

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If you have any questions or concerns please visit the staff page and find the correct person to call or email. If you are not sure who you should contact, please call 614-294-8259.

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We are located at 720 Hamlet Street in Columbus, Ohio 43215.

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