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Winking Lizard Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9570 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-4570
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is delicious and the servers are very knowledgeable on the food and beer menu, also very friendly. The management is a disgrace. Kelli Morgan does not know the meaning of "customer service". She is the rudest "manager" I have ever met! As a customer, I feel terrible for her employees. I have talked to some employees and they... More 

1 Thank Lyndee C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went on a Monday for $.55 wings. These wings had lots of flavor and were very good. Plenty of choices for sauce. The beer selection was huge. Tons of bottled beer, and about 50 beers on draft. The best part, was the bar tenders knew the beer, and could describe them to you. Once you told them what you... More 

Thank Hocysk8er
Cleveland, Ohio
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Usually crowded and busy but still a worthwhile place for lunch or dinner Have many items to choose from & a monthly specials menu which adds variety to the regular menu

Thank PLConklin
Cleveland, Ohio
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was here before Christmas with my family, including my four young nephews (all under 10yrs). The service was a bit slow, but nonetheless everything came out great and the little guys were all happy. They also enjoyed looking and pointing at the Lizard in the enclosure (much to his dismay!). This kept them occupied until the food arrived.

Thank Becky N
Painesville, Ohio
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is my favorite place to stop and grab an appetizer of yummy wings and a cold beverage. The flavors are so inviting. I really enjoy dinning in here or getting our meals to go! Always good.

1 Thank Anita S
Highland Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good service, portions are plentiful and tasty, and staff is always attentive. Plenty of choices to choose from

Thank karenprevite
Mentor, Oh
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place to watch sports, hang out, meet friends, etc. Good food...free popcorn. Good for a fun time.

Thank projsuper
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a whacky place this is! I've had nothing but very good burgers here - haven't ventured beyond - and the beer list is very impressive. It's a great stop after a long day of travel to visit in-laws, but I don't think I'd want to make a habit of the Winking Lizard. It's essentially a "sports bar," something in... More 

Thank DavidMoore2328
Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lots of options for the whole family to choose from including healthy salads, entrees, pizza, wings, and barbecue. Service is usually pretty good.

Thank NAMLuvs2Go
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times for lunch and the food is ALWAYS amazing. Numerous kids choices for a great family variety. Prices are reasonable. Outdoor this time of year is a great option.

Thank Tim H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9570 Mentor Ave, Mentor, OH 44060-4570
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor

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