Udipi Cafe

2001 E. Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus OH 43229 (614) 885-7446
Does it strike anyone else as odd that some of the best vegetarian grub in the city is in a strip mall in that weird retail no-man’s-land out there between Dublin and Worthington?  Vegetarians do like Filene’s Basement and the Hobby Lobby a lot, though, and Udipi is just a stone’s throw from there.  Carnivores should also get to Udipi for some Chana Batura ($7.50).  Dunking the large puffy flatbread in the spiced chickpeas is the best way in town to forget about meat, and it’s less than a minute from Meijer’s, PetSmart (or is it Petland?), Home Depot, the golf store, several hundred jewelers, the multiplex…