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About M Restaurant
When you walk into M Restaurant, Cameron Mitchell’s marquee restaurant & bar, you understand. You are not just out on the town. You are in another place entirely — South Beach, perhaps. You’re surrounded by beauty. A lovely perspective of Downtown Columbus. An outdoor terrace overlooking the Scioto riverfront. Light woods and luxurious fabrics. A dramatically lit bar. Artfully plated dishes of eclectic American cuisine, influenced by the assertive flavors of Pacific Rim & Europe. All enhanced by impeccable service and a wine list considered one of the nation's best.
Columbus, OH 43215
Contemporary American, Steak, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet Parking is available during dinner service for $7.00.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Hour at M
Celebrate happy hour in the bar at M with $7 martinis and selected wines by the glass Monday - Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Plus, enjoy half price sushi during our great happy hour.
M Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Food was great. Our waitress was very nice but not quite on top of it. For instance 3 of our 4 drinks came (after a longer wait than I thought was normal) and my daughters split of champagne came about 10 minutes later. A few other little things like that. Not really a big deal just not up to Cameron Mitchell standards.
We had a dinner starting at 8:45 p.m. after a long day of meetings. We were almost the only people in the restaurant and the service was abysmal. I was so surprised. I had to enlist the help of people other than our waiter three times. The food and ambiance were very good. What a disappointment!
Our daughter and son-in-law were visiting from the UK; he is a food critic there. The service was exceptional and the food varied from mediocre to superb depending on the meal chosen. Chicken was not memorable but steak was perfect. The prices are obscene for the food served.
The food was the most disappointing part of the evening. I thought the service was fantastic it was very professional people did a great job and everyone was attentive. Three of us went out for dinner and two of us were disappointed with the quality of our meal. I had The Seabass in a Thai sauce with shrimp dumplings and the dumplings didn't taste like shrimp and the sauce had a very bland the flavor which changed the texture of the fish so that instead of extolling that creamy buttery flavor that comes with Chilean sea bass, the flavors were kind of washed out. One of our guests had the butter braised steak in a bowl and when I think of braising I think that it should be a softer kind of meat because it's been cooked for a while in its own juices and what we got just felt like a steak that was seared on a griddle
M has been a past favorite but not any longer. We went to M to celebrate a special occasion and we were very disappointed. The service was below average, our waiter was not to be found for long periods of time. Simple basics, like offering bread to the table or pouring wine from the bottle we ordered didn't happen. Food arrived very slowly and had clearly been under the warmer for some time. Even ordering after dinner coffee with dessert was poorly handled. Dessert arrived 15-20 minutes after the coffee instead of at the same time.
To top it off, they have reduced the variety on the menu. It was difficult when ordering to find anything that was very appealing.
Went for a special occasional and was underwhelmed. I have eaten at M on several occasions but this was possibly the worst experience. We bought a bottle of wine which came after my appetizer, the wine was ordered prior to anything. Also the food was so incredibly salty I could barely eat anthing but the server wouldn't know this because I rarely saw him. This might be my last trip, sad.
Brought our Grandson for his 21st birthday. Both he and his girlfriend were first timers and absolutely loved it! The food is creative and EXCELLENT. Our waitress Anita was wonderful, Jack very gracious and of course Jenn always makes it a special occasion.
I am heartbroken that a special meal & evening for my husband's birthday turned into a major disappointment for me, who was treating him to a restaurant we had been to a few times before.
I am accustomed to attentive service, at the high-end restaurants & hotels I frequent, especially when it is clear to the server that the guest/hostess is not happy with her drinks & meal. M failed with shockingly poor service, a cocktail list so littered with nonsensical ingredients (chamomile tea? pea sprouts?), that it must have been concocted by committee at Cameron Mitchell.
I took one tiny (less than half-ounce) bite of my dish, & pushed it aside: The waiter should have observed this & graciously said when presenting the bill, "I see you are disappointed with your choice - let me remove the item from your bill"; instead he asked me if I wanted a box (for food I didn't want to eat? Who offers a box at a restaurant like M?).
I will never return & will never refer anyone to M.
Frankly underwhelmed for a Cameron Mitchell establishment. I had salmon, but have recently had a better, more interesting preparation at Milestone. My wife had duck, she specified medium and it was delivered almost rare and was tough to boot. The wine list is excellent but will not be going back anytime soon. Not the destination meal I had imagined it would be. Hudson 29 superior in my estimation. Bathrooms out in the hall is de classe
We celebrated our 49th Anniversary, and we were pampered very well. As we entered, they acknowledged the event, and the complementary dessert was wonderful. We were asked several times if we were satisfied, and we were. Our waitress was adorable and attentive. The pricing is slightly high, so we can't be a regular guest, but for special occasions, it is well worth it.
We chose M to celebrate our 32nd Anniversary! We arrived and asked to be seated in an empty booth in the back and the hostess accommodated our request and we had the most lovely, quiet and enjoyable evening! The appetizers were fabulous! We started with the Three Cones appetizer and followed with the Chilean Sea Bass for me and the Duck for my husband! An Absolutely fabulous bottle of wine (Darioush) topped off the dinner and our shared dessert of Chocolate Pavlova! It had been a while since we had been to M and have agreed to visit more often! An excellent choice as always. The wine list at this restaurant is one of the best!
My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful evening of fine cuisine at M. My lamb chops and risotto were prepared in excellent fashion. My wife's steak in a bowl, although satisfying taste wise, was lacking in quantity of potatoes. The ambiance was nice with a nice view of the Olentangy River and cityscape.
Two not cold-enough drinks and a Caesar salad to start. The dressing was really good, but the lettuce was excessively wilted (It’s going to be a little I know Gordon). No way they didn’t see that leaving the kitchen, you could visually see that it was overtly wilted and not in the intentional-trendy way. I would have apologized if I served that in my kitchen.
NY strip ordered as entrée, medium-rare. No reference given as to its origin or care. Aged? Didn’t seem so. Sourced from China or Kroger or both? Beats me, but a bit tough considering $46 or so. Nice crust though, and the reduction/sauce was very good.
Lobster mashed potatoes as shared side dish. Best thing by far. Not the potatoes, they were OK and an overly unnatural Miami-Vice pink and too runny. The lobster pieces were very good however. I think they just keep it warmed floating in butter, which sounds like a fantastic idea regardless.
No dessert, so no comment there. Maybe that’s where they shine and I errored by not making room. Another day I suppose, not. Bottom line, shoulder-shrugging experience = $200 + tip + parking. Pretty much what I expected price-wise, but may I offer up to Cameron….maybe less time on the sail boat, more time on an allegedly flagship restaurant. I have better memories eating the happy-hour wings at the Cap City bar.
No, I didn’t complain about anything. I don’t often eat out at this price-point, but do like to see If the hype meets reality. Perhaps they would have remedied every complaint I had, but I shouldn’t have had anything to complain about when having a $200 meal…or should I? It’s endemic to success and the overt stupidity of the fad-centric public I suppose.
I imagine that there will be a new local chef, eventually, that will wow, then eventually dazzle us after Cameron is lowered into his meatloaf-embossed gold casket surrounded by jewels and chef-related habdashery. As was shall be. Just catch the food during the ascension or expect something to complain about.
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