Elevated American Classics
At Degrees restaurant, you’ll find familiar favorites with a gourmet twist. We invite you to join us for lunch and dinner at Columbus State’s campus in the heart of the Discovery District. Here, students in our award-winning culinary arts program work with industry professionals to deliver carefully crafted food and outstanding hospitality.
250 Cleveland Ave., Columbus, OH 43215
Parking is available on the street and in the lot directly behind Mitchell Hall
Hours (M – F)
Lunch | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Dinner | 5 – 9 p.m.
House-made Ricotta – 7
peach preserves, sourdough toast
Warm Cheddar Biscuits – 6
House-cured Salmon – 9
rye toast, egg salad, pickled onion
Chicken Meatballs – 8
sweet ‘n sour, lime, crushed peanuts
Soup of the Day – 4 | 6
Shrimp Cocktail – 11
Shrimp ‘n Grits – 13
roasted poblano, tomato pan sauce
Oysters on the Half Shell – 9
Baked Oysters – 11
Salmon Caesar – 13
romaine, lemon, Parmesan, garlic croutons
Chopped – 11
iceberg, black kale, avocado, corn, dates, Brioche crouton, almonds, white balsamic vinaigrette
Columbus Cobb – 14
smoked turkey, avocado, tomato, egg, bacon, blue cheese
Thai Steak* – 15
marinated flatiron steak, buckwheat noodles, mango, cucumber, edamame, sesame vinaigrette
Trio – 11
half chicken salad sandwich, soup of the day, and house greens
Beets and Pickled Blueberry Salad – 4
Sea Salt and Pepper Fries – 4
Pomegranate Brussels Sprouts – 5
Served with sea salt and pepper fries, house greens, or soup of the day
Cheeseburger* – 12
ground daily, aged Cheddar, LTO, sweet pickle mayo
Fried Chicken Havarti – 13
Havarti, cole slaw, sweet banana peppers
Smoked Turkey Grinder – 12
mozzarella, iceberg, onion, red wine vinaigrette
Grilled Cheese – 11
brie, mushroom duxelles, walnut pesto, sage, apple jam
Margherita – 11
mozzarella, burrata, tomato, basil
Vegetable – 12
mushroom, artichoke, feta, olive, pesto
Pepperoni – 12
marinara, red onion, Provolone
Braised Chicken – 15
cheddar grits, glazed root vegetables, roasted garlic jus
Pan-seared Salmon* – 18
roasted Brussels, sweet potatoes, pecans, pomegranate vinaigrette
Fish ‘n Chips – 14
Atlantic cod, beer batter, smashed rosemary fingerling potatoes
Handmade Pasta – 14
toasted garlic, hand crushed tomatoes, mushrooms, burrata, basil
Short Rib – 19
seared polenta cake, broccolini, swiss chard, natural jus
Carrot Cake – 6
Chocolate Espresso Torte – 7
Crème Brûlée – 6
We offer an extensive wine list, craft beers, and specialty cocktails, including non-alcoholic “low proof” cocktail options.
*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. Please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy or special dietary need (e.g. gluten intolerance). While we will do our best to accommodate your needs, please be aware our restaurant uses ingredients that contain all the major FDA allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, fish, shellfish, milk, soy & wheat). We offer gluten-free friendly options, however our kitchen is not completely gluten free.
Dining at Degrees
Training the next generation of hospitality professionals
Degrees restaurant at Columbus State Community College is part of our award-winning School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts. Located in Mitchell Hall, the restaurant is run by a full staff of professional chefs, servers, and managers, which provides valuable experiential learning opportunities for students in our culinary arts and restaurant management degree programs.
Hours and Schedule
Degrees serves lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. The restaurant is closed on weekends and during College holiday and semester breaks, which will be reflected in the reservation system.
Eat Well. Do Well.
All tips from Degrees are donated to the Mid-Ohio Market at Columbus State, helping to provide free food and personal care items to students and community members in need. Additionally, restaurant staff earn a living wage, so you’re supporting fair pay for employees when you dine with us.