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L'Albatros Brasserie + Bar

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French, Bar
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11401 Bellflower Ct, Cleveland, OH 44106-3961 (Ford Drive)
The RTA Health Line bus stops in University Circle at E. 115th Street. L'Albatros is located approximately 3 blocks from the bus stop.
216-791-7880
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 334
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
service is always great

food always good and service was perfect......server suggested splitting our 2 entrees and salad which we did with ease......the ginger beer was excellent......

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
jgindahouse
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

food always good and service was perfect......server suggested splitting our 2 entrees and salad which we did with ease......the ginger beer was excellent......

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We were a large group so they put us in a smaller room which was nice because the restaurant was very noisy. The food was good, the portions are fairly substantial, but I found my Terrine de porc very salty. I think the toast that it came with had been

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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29 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Here's how you know L'Albatros is a restaurant you absolutely cannot miss when in Cleveland: when my family and I were at another restaurant for dinner, the couple sitting next to us asked if we had reservations at L'Albatros. So even while enjoying a fine meal elsewhere, people in Cleveland know that L'Albatros is superb. The restaurant has a warm... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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75 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Consistently great French food, served in a nice and cozy environment, excellent service and reasonable prices. Don't miss the cheese service - nothing like it in Cleveland. The patio is lovely in the summer.

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Minnesota
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110 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ambiance is nice and casual, eclectic and comfortable. Service is top notch. The kitchen is busy but efficient. Our waiter was knowledgeable about the menu. I had a goat cheese and sun dried tart which was yummy. A fresh house salad with nice looking greens and a dressing that was slightly sweet with no tange and very nice. My main... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants. If you go to any of Zach Bruell's restaurants you will have a wonderful dinner, comfortable atmosphere and excellent service.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We used a gift certificate for a weekday lunch. The restaurant was less than one quarter full when we arrived, but most tables were filled within fifteen minutes. The food was some of the best we have ever eaten. Our server was relaxed, helpful, and made good recommendations. This is an outstanding restaurant.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This popular and well established restaurant restaurant in the University Circle of Cleveland, by Case western Reserve University, is what you might expect for the usual, American French Bistro. The same dishes found everywhere (Onion Soup, Escargot, Steak Frittes). Although the service and execution are fine, it is not anything exciting or meritorious. If you want what you have probably... More 

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Hereford, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were at a celebration dinner here recently after graduation ceremonies at Case Western. We were in a private room separate from the main dining room, so it was very quiet. The menu was extensive and it was difficult to choose - but all around everyone's selections were superb. I had a cassoulet which was to die for. The owner... More 

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Sarasota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

L'Albatros was recommended by several people upon my arrival in Cleveland for three days. A local retired attorney, his wife and I asked for a smaller room where we were promptly seated without too many persons. The restaurant appeared otherwise full on this Thursday evening. Was there a convention in town? The loudspeaker for the "background music" was immediately above... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11401 Bellflower Ct, Cleveland, OH 44106-3961
    (Ford Drive)
  • Public Transportation: The RTA Health Line bus stops in University Circle at E. 115th Street. L'Albatros is located approximately 3 blocks from the bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 216-791-7880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 45
  • Cuisine: French, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?