If you're looking for a meeting place or a good stop around ½ or halfway between Pataskala and Cincinnati, you can try Bookwalter, OH, which is almost an hour southwest of Pataskala, or about 1 hour northeast of Cincinnati.
Other possible places to stop near the midpoint include Jeffersonville, Parrott, Pleasant View, and South Plymouth.
About ¼ or a fourth of the way, you can stop at Grove City, OH. This is about half an hour west of Pataskala.
About ⅓ or a third of the way, you can stop at Darbydale, OH. This is about half an hour west of Pataskala.
About ⅔ or two thirds of the way, you can stop at Wilmington, OH. This is a little over 1 hour southwest of Pataskala, or almost an hour northeast of Cincinnati.
About ¾ or three fourths of the way, you can stop at Lebanon, OH. This is about 1½ hours southwest of Pataskala, or about half an hour northeast of Cincinnati.
If you drive straight through without stopping at all, the total distance is 120 miles. The distances shown above don't include local roads to get into each town, so if you're planning a long road trip, make sure you factor in traffic and road conditions, rest stop breaks, and interesting detours along the way. If you're in a rush, you can do the trip with zero stops, and your total travel time would be around 1 hour, 53 minutes.