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Best Of Columbus 2014 - Columbus Monthly

Editor's Pick, Where to Eat

Best Of Columbus 2014 - Columbus Monthly

Best Cocktail Bar

2014 ColumBest - 614 Magazine

Best Price is no Object Award

2013, Wine Spectator

Award of Excellence

Best of the 'Bus 2013 - CityScene

Best Unique Cocktails

2009-2014 ColumBest - 614 Magazine

Best Bartender: Cris Dehlavi

2012, Top Ten restaurants: Fine dining rebounds

Columbus Dispatch
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2012 "Best Of" Columbus Monthly Readers' Poll

Best Cocktail Evangelist: Chris Dehlavi

2010-2012 614 Magazine ColumBest Awards

Best Bartender, Chris Dehlavi

2006-2014, AAA

Four Diamond Rating

2012 CityScene’s Best of the ‘Bus Awards

Best Suburban Restaurant

2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant Neighbor Awards

Ohio Restaurant Neighbor Award Winner

2011, Columbus Dispatch

The Top 10: Tried-and-truly good

2011 ThisWeek Community Newspaper Columbus Dining Readers' Poll

Best Fine Dining: M

2011, Crave Magazine

Top Ten Best Restaurants in Columbus

2010 Suburban News Publications Readers' Choice Awards

Romantic Dining
Fine Dining

2010 Columbus Iron Bartender Competition

First Place

Media Reviews

"This place is worthy of a four-star rating, and it is possibly headed for better."

- Columbus Monthly, June 2011

Top 10 Restaurants in Columbus, OH: Fine Dining and Local Eats

M at Miranova Awarded Four Diamonds by AAA in 2014, M at Miranova is at the top of the list for fine dining in Columbus. M delights the senses with a meticulously crafted dining experience, from the ... Read More...

Best of the Menu interview with Kristen Luff & Jeff Rabold

Q | What is the most popular dish on your menu? Why? A | Our most popular dish is the steak in a bowl. It is a butter-poached filet mignon served atop blue cheese fingerling potatoes, finished with a ... Read More...

When Hungry Met Thirsty: Six Columbus restaurants that pair great food with terrific drinks

Easy — and Cheapie — Sushi Sushi from M: If cost and/or intimidation steer you toward grocery stores for a sushi fix, you know you can do better. I suggest you hit up happy hour (Monday-Friday, 5-7 p... Read More...

From Russia With Vodka: Local experts make Sochi-inspired cocktails

M at Miranova's Russian Toddy "Russians don't drink flavored vodka like we do here," M at Miranova's mixologist Andrea Hoover said. Their vodka is less distilled and more full-bodied, like white whis... Read More...

4-Diamond AAA rating goes to five local hotels

In the hotel industry, a Four Diamond rating from AAA is a big deal, even for gleaming new convention hotels. When officials of the Hilton Columbus Downtown announced it had received the top AAA mark ... Read More...

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants Turn 20

By Ayana Wilson, Columbus Underground When Columbus native Cameron Mitchell opened the doors of his first restaurant, Cameron’s American Bistro, on October 5, 1993, he could not anticipate it would be... Read More...

M is for Mmmm-Mmmm Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese

As general manager of downtown Columbus’s M restaurant, Kristen Luff spends her days and nights around exceptionally tasty food — so exceptional that M has earned and retained a coveted Four Diamond r... Read More...

Easy as Pie - Throwback Desserts

The Pearl’s pride and joy dessert, Brown Sugar Pie, stretches the definition of the word. But as the restaurant’s pasty chef Summer Schott sees it, as long as it has a filling and a crust or topping, ... Read More...

A Toast to Cocktails

Forget the cosmo, and so long appletini. You’re a girl with sophisticated taste who deserves a cocktail that emulates it. Thankfully, Columbus’ craft cocktail scene is booming with bars offering their... Read More...

Distilled: Carbonated cocktails are worth the effort

Making a carbonated cocktail isn’t easy. It may not seem like a lot of work to pop the top off a bottle, or pour a drink off a tap (similar to a draft beer), but there’s a lot customers don’t see. A f... Read More...

32 must-drink summer cocktails from Columbus bars

Columbus has taken to the craft cocktail trend with enthusiasm. As more and more bars and restaurants around town began experimenting with innovative recipes, imbibers have become accustomed to — and ... Read More...

Review: Happy Hour at M

I’m guessing you don’t often pop-in to fancy, top-tier restaurants to dine on entrees costing upwards of $30. But how about hitting up one of those exalted eateries for a gorgeous and delicious scallo... Read More...

M Awarded AAA Four Diamond Award

The AAA auto club has shown some love in the form of diamonds given to a familiar batch of highly rated restaurants and hotels in Columbus. Five hotels and two restaurants have once again received the... Read More...

A Fine Romance

Dinner at an elegant restaurant makes a perfect Valentine’s celebration, especially when combined with an overnight stay at a luxurious hotel or inn. Savvy diners know there are five main criteria for... Read More...

A Fine Romance

Dinner at an elegant restaurant makes a perfect Valentine’s celebration, especially when combined with an overnight stay at a luxurious hotel or inn. Savvy diners know there are five main criteria for... Read More...

Bourbon milkshakes at M at Miranova

There's a lot to love about M at Miranova, the swankiest of the Cameron Mitchell restaurants -- a gorgeous bar (with drinks to match), great views, airy private booths. One thing I love is that the me... Read More...

Restaurant Week Review: m at Miranova

M has long been one of my favorite places to eat and imbibe in Columbus. It is also consistently been ranked as one of the top ten restaurants in town since it opened over ten years ago. Located insid... Read More...

Fresh Look - A new review of an old favorite

The most elegant and upscale of Cameron Mitchell's restaurants, M has solidly positioned itself among the city's top dining establishments over the years. And a change of chefs last year has done noth... Read More...

The Top 10: Tried-and-truly good

[...] M [...] Description: No-holds-barred eclectic American cooking is served in a sparkling upscale setting. Years of service: 10 Chef: Jay Cotrell Noteworthy or signature dishes: tuna poke (ahi tu... Read More...

M Celebrates 10 Years in Columbus

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants’ acclaimed restaurant marks a decade of fine dining COLUMBUS, Ohio — M, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants’ (CMR) acclaimed restaurant in downtown Columbus, is celebrating its ... Read More...

Mitchell's Signature Restaurant in Miranova Shows Imagination

The seared ahi tuna at M gives you a portal into Brian Hinshaw's creative world. The filets are skillfully seared and placed on an ivory mound of creamy cauliflower, encircled by a veal reduction ($2... Read More...

Experience Columbus Official Visitors Guide The Gourmet Way

When hungry Columbus residents want a swanky dining experience, they head to M, located on the riverfront downtown in the luxe Miranova high-rise. The glitzy crown jewel in local restaurateur Cameron... Read More...


This fine dining concept by Cameron Mitchell offers a decadent Pan-Asian menu that ventures far afield from the original Cameron's concept. There are lobster cones and tuna tartare to start, wild gre... Read More...

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants' M Awarded AAA's Four Diamond Rating

M, Cameron Mitchell Restaurants’ (CMR) marquee restaurant, has been named an elite Four Diamond property by AAA. M is one of only three restaurants in Columbus and 756 nationwide to receive the prest... Read More...

Refectory, M rated highest by AAA among area restaurants

Make it 64 diamonds and counting for the Refectory Restaurant & Bistro and another 20 diamonds for M. Two of Columbus’ most heralded dining destinations have again been singled out by AAA as the crea... Read More...

Feast: A-Plus dining

The Refectory Restaurant and Bistro and M have both been awarded a four-diamond restaurant rating for 2011 by the American Automobile Association. The group gives the four-diamond rating to “restaura... Read More...

Most Romantic Restaurants in Columbus OH

I became very frustrated one evening when I was trying to plan, for my wife and I, the perfect romantic Valentine's Day dinner. My frustration was a result of when I did a random search there were so... Read More...


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