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“Consistently great service, food, decore and music”

Shooters on the Water
Ranked #281 of 1,922 Restaurants in Cleveland
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is our top choice for Labor Day weekend. Drive down and park on the street since parking on Labor by Shooters is $10 and very cramped and car door ding/scrape prone. Service is extraordinary - seating is prompt and unlike our last visit to Cornerstone Brewing in Berea, Ohio ... the head waitress actually remembers who is in line and keeps an up to date and comprehensive seating chart. We were promptly seated at our favorite table inside by one of many open large glass doors. Inside was air conditioned with exotic fans moving in unison towards the open doors. Server was prompt and tables were kept clean. We split a club sandwich and ordered beer and margaritas. Drinks were quickly delivered followed by our food order. Shooters will even bring out an extra plate without being asked for split meals at no extra cost. Servers are intelligent and responsive. Food is fresh. The server checked how we were doing and how we liked the food and drink. I would also recommend their burgers, steaks and chicken dishes - all excellent, fresh, hot and flavorful. An accurate bill was promptly dropped off with a polite "no rush" and "thank you". Here is a key point - service and food are consistently excellent! Here is a Pete's tip ... for Labor Day if you arrive around 2:30 to 3:30 on Sunday you can start your meal and around 3:30 either the Blue Angels or the Thunderbirds (this year's Cleveland air show attraction) will keep buzzing the restaurant until 4:00. At 5:00 the band starts. This year Shooters hosted the most excellent Juke Box Heroes.
Shooters on the Water on the West bank ... a Pete's top pick.

Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

I think I had the best hamburger of my American trip here at Shooters on the water. Beyond the food, I enjoyed the view of the river, the train and the train elevator. Staff is very kind and gentle.

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Thank Enrico C
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I use to live in Ohio and was a steady customer, now live in Florida, and anytime I get close always return to Shooters. Eat inside, heck NO. Always on the deck even if I have to wait. Wonderful view of the river, watch boats go by, if your lucky may even see an ore liner (600 feet) go by, maybe get lucky and watch the draw bridge lower and watch a train go by. Best time to go weekends lots of people, pleasure craft, entertainment, and people watch. Oh yah, there is food and drinks, (see other reviews). Go late in afternoon, watch the sun go down and watch the bridges, railroads, East bank (Shooters is on the West bank) and buildings light up. If you watch the Drew Carry show intro that is where the series was filmed. How do I know, because I was there. Only draw back pay for parking close or walk a little maybe 12 minutes.

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Thank Frank B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Each summer, we drive into Cleveland to have lunch at Shooters in the Flats. We love dining on the outside deck watching the boats cruising up and down the river.

Because we went on a weekend this year, we could not get a table on the outside deck, but we had a table at the window. We received our order of chicken wraps quickly and they were delicious.

After our lunch, we went outside on the deck and sat on benches to relax on the river. Great food, great service, and great view.

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Thank Lorrie C
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Beautiful Saturday outside watching the boats go by. The food we had was good, but some in our group waited 90 minutes and still did not have food. No manager ever came to table and server left the restaurant half way thru. After waiting 15 minutes for first drink, was never offered a second.

Thank Bryan K
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