Columbus Underground:

Drive Thru: Portia’s Pizza Whole World Natural Restaurant’s pizza was a Clintonville institution. Founded in 1978, it was vegetarian before vegetarian was cool. After a long run, it closed its doors in 2017.  While endings are always a little sad, good news was just around the corner. Portia’s Cafe announced intentions to expand a dinerContinue reading “Columbus Underground:”

Columbus Dispatch:

Portia’s Diner owner says ‘yummy’ food doesn’t require meat For some, a breakfast without eggs, bacon, sausage, butter-topped toast and a cup of coffee with a splash of cream just isn’t breakfast. Portia Yiamouyiannis respectfully disagrees. The vegan-restaurant maven and owner of a health-food store recently opened Portia’s Diner, a breakfast and lunch option inContinue reading “Columbus Dispatch:”

Columbus Alive:

Portia’s Diner now open Portia’s Diner, the sibling restaurant to Portia’s Café, opened last week at 3269 N. High St., formerly home to Whole World Natural Restaurant & Bakery. The new diner from owner Portia Yiamouyiannis serves 100 percent vegan fare, such as breakfast burritos, French toast, burgers and grilled “cheeze” sandwiches. Hours are 8Continue reading “Columbus Alive:”

Portia’s Plant-based Queendom Columbus’ Queen of Veganism has done it again. First was the all-vegan cafe, then the plant-based deli, and now, Portia’s Diner in Clintonville is offering healthy and satisfying foods made with the same high-quality vegan, non-GMO, organic, local products customers have come to expect from the restaurateur. Hard to believe this too-good-to-eatContinue reading “”

Columbus Underground

Portia’s Diner Opens in Clintonville Portia’s is doubling down on Clintonville. Plant-based eatery Portia’s Diner is now open at 3269 N. High St., the former home of Whole World Natural Restaurant & Bakery. Portia’s Diner will serve up vegan eats from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Its sister-restaurant, Portia’s Café serves upContinue reading “Columbus Underground”

Thisweek News:

Portia’s Cafe owner will open vegan diner in former Whole World space Portia Yiamouyiannis is expanding her vegan empire. The owner of Portia’s Cafe in Clintonville plans to open Portia’s Diner in the former Whole World Natural Restaurant & Bakery, 3269 N. High St. With much remains in the development stage, the diner should beContinue reading “Thisweek News:”


Portia’s Diner takes root on High Street One of Columbus’ favorite vegan restaurants has taken root in a new location. Portia’s Diner is officially open at 3269 N High St. in the former Whole World Natural Bakery and Restaurant in Clintonville. Portia’s Diner offers comfort foods like pancakes, waffles, hamburgers, and burritos—all made with theContinue reading “(614):”

Columbus Monthly:

Portia’s Diner Coming to Clintonville A rumored addition to the plant-based dining scene is coming to fruition. Portia’s Café owner Portia Yiamouyiannis plans to open Portia’s Diner in the former Whole World Natural Restaurant & Bakery space in Clintonville. Whole World, a vegetarian restaurant serving Columbus for nearly 40 years, closed at 3269 N. HighContinue reading “Columbus Monthly:”