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Spice Kitchen & Bar

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Thai, Contemporary
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Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 961-9637
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Same great food, sad service

on this visit to spice, we all loved their delicious takes on local cuisine - hello rhubarb salad and duck burger! However, while the server was very friendly, she also was very absent. Luckily, this hasn't been my typical experience with their service but we had a couple of first timers who were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
Lisa S
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

on this visit to spice, we all loved their delicious takes on local cuisine - hello rhubarb salad and duck burger! However, while the server was very friendly, she also was very absent. Luckily, this hasn't been my typical experience with their service but we had a couple of first timers who were very unimpressed.

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Rocky River, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I love Spice and consider it to be one of the very best restaurants in Cleveland. The menu is relatively simple but when we bring friends, there is always something for everyone. Consistency is a hallmark of Ben the owner, and we have never been disappointed with the quality or the service. Portions are just the right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A group of four of us went out and had a wonderful time 'grazing' on small plates. We each ordered two different plates and shared. It was plenty of food for dinner. We had rhubarb salad, Spice Acres egg salad, braised pork meatballs, pan fried dumplings, olives, asparagus, Spice Acre pork skewer and two cheeses on the cheese board. We... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Spice has been on our "must try" list for close to a year and I'm happy we finally made it. We dined there on a Wednesday evening around 7, and the restaurant wasn't crowded at all then, only one other party seated. Our server was quite attentive initially, due to the unpopulated room, and as it was our first time... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a wonderful experience at Spice on 4/18. The restaurant is right in the midst of all the Gordon Square arts district traffic, which can make parking an issue. But don’t let that stop you. Chef Ben Bebenroth puts forth a very interesting menu, suitable for all, from gluten free to vegan. Because of the restaurant’s focus on sustainable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The Good - Unique menu and good food, fun atmosphere and great service. The Bad - Hard to find parking, Noisy, Not a great desert menu Bottom Line - Fun and different with good food and service. I'd go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food offerings for vegetarian, gluten free and others. Nice wine and beer selection. Salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts were all excellent. Substitutions were no problem. Fresh ingredients were much appreciated. Only minor surprise was the price. Check was a bit more than expected - maybe 15%. Probably due to wine, salads and dessert being a couple dollars more than... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Being an out of towner, this place rocked! Loved the menu, great happy hour prices... Service was a little slow but the food and drinks made up for it! Must try the flatbread and "fries"!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I have been here twice for dinner - one time last summer and then this past Saturday night. Last summer our food was not that great and of course you compare the quality to the price and Spice is an expensive restaurant. This Saturday I ordered the steak and the duck confit macaroni and cheese. The steak was cooked well,... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A friend and I decided to try Spice Kitchen on a Friday night during Cleveland Restaurant Week. For an appetizer, we split the cheese board. Four cheeses, a 1/2 sliced apple, raisins, nuts, pickled peppers, and crustini. The board in itself was a meal. Cheeses, nuts, and fruit perfectly paired. The meal was 3-courses in which I ordered the soup... More 

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Additional Information about Spice Kitchen & Bar

Address: Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102
Phone Number: (216) 961-9637
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Thai, Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: (216) 961-9637

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Contemporary
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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