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The Lockview

207 S Main St, Akron, OH 44308-1301
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Ranked #41 of 392 Restaurants in Akron
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 9, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We had lunch at the Lockview while visiting our daughter. The menu was interesting and really had something for everyone. There was a great wine and beer list. It was pretty crowded but the service was still good. We would eat here again.

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13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Me and a friend stopped here based on recommendations from friends. Before I start, let me say the place was packed this day. With that being said, the service was among the worst I have ever experienced. When we got there, there were two customers in front of us and a party of four walked in right behind us. Since... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Once I found this establishment I couldn't stop wanting to go back. The beer selection is best in town. The grilled cheese sandwiches are fantastic. Don't forget to get tater-tots as your side. You won't regret it. It can get rather busy, so if you don't want to wait for a table get there early. Service is always good. The... More

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Stow, Ohio, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I visited The Lockview for the first time last week. It was a beautiful evening, so we sat on the rooftop patio. While you don't have a view of the city, we still loved the atmosphere. They had great music playing. The beer selection was vast and we grilled cheese was great. I would definitely recommend the... More

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My husband and I went to the Lockview on a Saturday at about 4pm. We thought we would be beating the dinner crowd but the place was actually about 75% full! I thought that said a lot about how good they would be, but turns out we also came in during shift change and got shifted around between THREE servers... More

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Akron, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Being new to the Akron area, we went here for lunch on the recommendation of my husband's co-worker. I love grilled cheese and tomato soup and was worried about ordering anything but the standard. But went out on a limb and ordered the sandwich with bacon and apples. Not Disappointed!!! Amazing sandwich! My daughter ordered the tomato soup. It really... More

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Akron, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been to the lockview a couple of times for lunch, both were good experiences. Food isn't fancy but good, service was attentive even though they were really busy, and prices are reasonable. We didn't try the beer but I have heard they have a great selection. I loved the atmosphere and the coziness of the place. It was busy... More

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

the food is pretty good and pretty regular. Lots of cool grilled cheese and great burgers. Nothing to overlook, but regular. the big fun is the 160 beers, mostly handcrafted, and the dozen or so drafts. This is our favorite Akron restaurant when we want reliable, good food and a great drink.

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East Lansing
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

Wanted to stop in to get my 3yr old son a grilled cheese. Upon entering we were told to sit anywhere, so we headed to the back of the restaurant because our 1yr old daughter was sleeping in her umbrella stroller, and we didn't want to inconvenience anyone with the stroller. As we were entering the booth, the waitress comes... More

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118 reviews 118 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Lockview is one of the few restaurants in downtown Akron. So for variety, we decided to try it. The place is known for its grill cheese sandwich variety. I decided to try the classic grill cheese with tomato soup on the side. The sandwich had globs of cheese on it and the toast wasn't as large or toasted as I... More

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