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Great Lakes Brewing Company

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113-3434
+1 216-771-4404
11:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Small and cozy, this is a good place for casual drinks, particularly microbreweries. Some food is also available, but the menu is limited

Thank Drozer68
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you make it to Cleveland anytime soon, try a specialty pizza or burger at GLBC! While you wait, try one of their seasonal beers. Christmas Ale is our family favorite! Staff is great and sit outside weather permitting - if not - inside is fine! Worth the wait - however long!

Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the original micro brews in Cleveland, Ohio. These guys have made great beer for years. The restaurant at the brewery is delightful. My favorite is the pretzel crusted chicken. They also have a wide range of food for all tastes. They only serve their beer but have a full bar. There is seating upstairs and when Ohio weather... More 

Thank Adrianne S
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Obviously the best local beer my personal favorite is the Dortmunder, Christmas ale awesome also and the bread pudding is award-winning

Thank Rebecca H
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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240 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate at the Great Lakes Brewing Company on our recent trip to Cleveland. We were seated in a green house area that was a separate away from the res of the bar. It was quiet, but lacked character. I ordered the pretzel chicken. It was excellent. The chicken was very juicy and had a nine flavor. It was served... More 

Thank JellyrollsKaren
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

GLBC is in an interesting area, and worth a visit because the beer selection and quality are outstanding. Food is good, but nothing is outstanding--typical bar/pub fare. But the beer tastes fresh and the choices are never-ending.

Thank Happytraveler6666
Erie, Michigan
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93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting Cleveland friends took us to Great Lakes brewing company for dinner. We were seated quickly. Service was good. I ordered the pretzel encrusted chicken came with two chicken breasts with a small side of mashed seasoned potatoes and green beens. The chicken was a little over done the green beans were cold. We ordered the chorizo and cheese... More 

Thank Normajean1937
Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited today with my wife and son. Highly recommend trying the pub only beers. They're only available at the brew pub. You can always try half pour size beer.

Thank Rowlaw
North Royalton, Ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our "go to" place when entertaining out of town beer aficionados. Great beer and food to match. A "must go to" when visiting Cleveland.

Thank owahammer
Lowell, MA
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142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a hot early September evening, and enjoyed a nice Quad, Double IPA & Oktoberfest (good body for an Oktoberfest). The food was better than can be had at many breweries in variety & quality. Indoor and sidewalk patio seating options.

Thank The_Duke_of_Url

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113-3434
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-771-4404

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