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Ontario Street Cafe

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2053 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1028
+1 216-861-6446
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went here for lunch on a Sunday and had a great corned beef sandwich. The bar is dark but that did not bother us. The service was good. We left satisfied and without regret :)

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is one of the "secret gems" in downtown Cleveland. It has been around for YEARS, and the "regulars" are a great group of people. The employees are fun and the prices are very, very reasonable. It is a clean respectable place to stop in for a drink, and Jen, Uncle Will, Mark, Bones, Jenn, Kevin, Conan, the entire staff... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

If you walked past this place you wouldn't think much of it. The menu is really limited, but I'll tell you they served the BEST brisket sandwich I have ever eaten. The staff and regulars are all very friendly.

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Lawrence
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158 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

It was after dark when we got there and the whole area didn't feel safe including the nearby parking garage. The place was very dark, smelled bad and seemed dirty. We ordered tea while we looked at the menu. It was stale and we left without ordering. None of downtown Cleveland was appealing to us. It doesn't even have a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Funky place right across from the casino. SHOT AND A BEER $3.75 !!!!! Did not eat here but wanted a quick drink before a concert. Friendly people, funny smell, dark safe space.

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Thank MattskiErie_PA
Cleveland, Ohio
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178 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Don't come here if your expectations are fancy or your girl friend is high maintenance. What you get is a dark, old looking place----not too many of these around anymore. Mixed crowd, good service, everyone minds their own business. Value is excellent: got a great deli style rare roast beef sandwich with horseradish and a large Genny draft for less... More 

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Thank Larz V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Delicatessen
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2053 Ontario St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-861-6446

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?