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Sokolowski's University Inn

1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has been here for many years that I can recall, all the way back to when I was a kid and back then Mom would bring me here for the Salisbury steak when I was good in school. This place is always full...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was just ok, the ambiance was non-existent.We had a gentleman hovering over our table actually wiping it off before we even got up to leave and taking plates mid meal. The moto here is "get em in and out as fast as you can"....More

Thank RKHunter96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday evening. Waiting line inside from main entrance past the beer bar to the side entrance moved pretty fast. Select food from the buffet counter so can see what you want. Had the mussels which are made to order. Plus two sides arrived at our...More

Thank 123JohnO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To say that I overindulged here would be an understatement: Pierogis, kielbasa, stuffed cabbage (huge portion), beet salad. Everything was delicious...Reminded me of my Grandma's cooking...Yes, that good! Warm atmosphere, friendly staff, fun experience. Love the Polish music playing when you walk in. Highly recommend...More

Thank TomL911
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place. Everything about it is great. Great environment. Great people. I love looking at the pictures on the wall. Polish beer on tap. Best stuffed cabbage on the planet. Probably even better than my Grandmas but don't tell anyone I said that....More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We’re typically not big fans of Central and Eastern European foods, but really enjoyed the tasty dishes at this no-frills, down-home eatery. We sampled the perogies, kielbasa, and sauerkraut - and enjoyed it all. Best of all was the ambiance: filled with locals and walls...More

Thank FamSiam V
Reviewed 5 March 2018

First time in Cleveland and upon looking up places to eat here on TripAdvisor and loving Eastern European food, decided I had to come check it out. Definitely an easy place to get to- I believe it was about 15 min from the airport and...More

Thank ReefM
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Ugh, we waited more than 60 minutes in line on Friday night at 6:30. It may have been faster to go to Giant Eagle, buy some perch, then go to Bed Bath and Beyond, buy a deep fryer and cook my own meal. I can...More

1  Thank TheRealClarkGriswald
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The Mecca for Polish and Eastern European food. Had a weekend trip to Cleveland And this was a highlight of the visit. Really caring people, large hearty portions, and excellent flavor.

Thank OhioLax
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We were able to meet for a nice lunch. Our son lives close by. It is a cafeteria style restaurant. Had a quick 60's flashback of my youth at the Forum on East 9th. Get you tray and ask what is that, pick out your...More

Thank MMandSM
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2017|
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Response from Tim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and you need a reservation as they will be having a limited number of walk in clambakes available.
Jan K
4 September 2016|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Have no idea if they will be open those days. Try giving them a call.
28 February 2015|
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Response from Elohim80 | Reviewed this property |
No but you can choose what you want. The food is great and my kids 3 and 5 loved it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-771-9236
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