The 10 Best French Restaurants in Ohio!

Are you craving the intricate flavors of France? In Ohio, you’ll find a variety of upscale bistros and decadent bakeries serving some of the best food that will ever hit your taste buds. Pair a five-star meal with a glass of elegant wine and finish off with a delicious crepe. Whatever you prefer, you can get it at these 10 best French restaurants in Ohio. 

1. Refectory Restaurant & Bistro, Columbus, OH

The Refectory Restaurant and Bistro is home to an award-winning wine cellar featuring over 600 selections of high-quality wine, delicious and authentic French cuisine, and a private, intimate concert experience with every dinner.

2. Bar Dumaine, Dayton, OH

Bar Dumaine is Dayton's premier French Restaurant featuring lunch and dinner options, sandwiches, a la carte, and even delicious, authentic French dessert offerings including gelato and bittersweet chocolate bark with dried cherries, orange zest and pistachios.

3. La Petite France, Cincinnati, OH

La Petite France has been serving fine French cuisine with five-star service for over 34 years in Cincinnati. They present a fine dining experience of supreme elegance and class that serves as the perfect romantic setting for special occasions.

4. La Chatelaine French Bakery and Bistro, Columbus, OH

La Chatelaine French Bakery and Bistro offers the flavor and variety of a fine French restaurant, but with a relaxing and warm atmosphere for any meal of the day. They're family owned, and have been since the very beginning when the Wielezynski family emigrated to the United States in 1985.

5. ZINC brasserie, Sandusky, OH

ZINC brasserie in Sandusky is proud to offer authentic French foods often with an American twist on the dish. From artisan cheeses and marinated olives to Truffle French Fries and pan-roasted brussels and beets, it's the perfect mesh of French and American cuisine.

6. Le Bistro Du Beaujolais, Cleveland, OH

Le Bistro Du Beaujolais is a French Restaurant where you can come for an elegant fine dining experience, or just a place to relax and appreciate the comfortable ambiance while discovering the pleasures of authentic French cuisine. 

7. Jean-Robert's Table, Cincinnati, OH

Jean-Robert's Table is an institution in Cincinnati, created and run by a man born in Northern France who was being trained in French Culinary techniques since his teen years. He brought his knowledge and flavors to the United States to share with the locals. 

8. Le Petit Triangle Cafe, Cleveland, OH

La Petit Triangle Cafe was modeled after a true Parisian cafe in every sense of the world. The style, interior design and décor all resemble a real Parisian cafe, but the food is absolutely authentic. From croissants to espresso and more, this is the closest you'll come to Paris without being there. 

9. Mimi's Cafe, Beavercreek, OH

Mimi's cafe uses ingredients always sourced directly from France in order to stay true to their French roots and bring an authentic and flavorful experience to the United States for all of us to experience. With small-batch in-house sauces that you can't get anywhere else, Mimi's is a place you'll remember!

10. Paris Room Bistro, Chagrin Falls, OH

The Paris Room Bistro in Chagrin Falls is a true lifelong dream realized. It is modeled in every way after a Paris bistro, featuring the sights, tastes, and even the sounds of Paris with live in-house music and delicious French cuisine!

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