Heirloom features local and seasonal ingredients, creatively prepared, including breakfast dishes (served all day), soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and baked goods, plus coffee from Crimson Cup. Locally sourced ingredients are used when possible at Heirloom, whose name refers to a type of vegetable with desirable qualities (such as outstanding flavor), maintained through propagation. Heirloom was conceived by John and Kimberly Skaggs, longtime members of the Columbus culinary community, who have been involved with such companies as Two Caterers, Northstar, and L'Antibes.
With affordable prices and a variety of dishes (friendly to both omnivores and vegetarians), Heirloom is a destination for the university community and the broader community alike. Wexner Center members receive a 10% discount, and BUCK ID for Ohio State students is accepted. The café also has wi-fi. We hope to see you here!
Please note: Heirloom Café will close at 4 PM on Friday, February 6.
In the media
Everyday Eats: Two weeks worth of good, cheap food
Columbus Crave, Winter 2013
Columbus Underground, June 26, 2013
Columbus Alive, November 29, 2012
Columbus Alive, September 28, 2011
Sense of place
Columbus Dispatch, September 20, 2011
Scheduling a lunch for tour groups
Lunch is our busiest time at Heirloom, and we have found that the timing of large parties can be difficult. History has shown us it is better to have lunch before your tour so you and your party can enjoy your time in the galleries and not feel rushed.
We can reserve separate adjacent tables for groups of 10–16 guests only before 11 AM and after 2:15 PM. If you’d like to come between 11 and 2:15, or have a group smaller than 10, we are unable to reserve tables for you, but you’re welcome to stand in line, place your order, and choose an available table.
In order to better serve your group of 10–16, we require that you preorder your meal. All preorders must be received at least 24 hours prior to the lunch and include a guest name for each item ordered to facilitate efficient service. Parties may choose from no more than six different items on our current menu (if sandwiches are included, they may have a choice of any of the four sides).
When your group arrives for lunch, please ask guests to order their beverages in line at the cash register and the charges will be added to the main bill. Please have one person pay for the entire bill at this time.
To make arrangements for your group’s lunch, please contact Kimberly or John Skaggs at (614) 292-2233 before 11 AM or after 2 PM. Thanks for your interest!