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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: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Innovative menu, lovely patio, great cocktails, nice atmosphere

The only complaint I have with Spice, is that if you try something on the menu that you just LOVE, (and you will) it probably won't be on the menu on your next visit. This also makes it an exciting adventure. Sit outside if the weather is good. The patio is great. Enjoy an unusual drink at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Tazbee
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The only complaint I have with Spice, is that if you try something on the menu that you just LOVE, (and you will) it probably won't be on the menu on your next visit. This also makes it an exciting adventure. Sit outside if the weather is good. The patio is great. Enjoy an unusual drink at the bar. The... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We've been to this place a few times and the only reason I give it an average rating is because the service was really bad. The food, once you finally get it, is very good. Unfortunately, we had a waitress that was only 18 years old, so she couldn't carry drinks. That resulted in ridiculous wait times to get our... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A fun, casual bistro with an unusual menu and delicious food. We sat on the patio which was a treat on a lovely summer evening. For appetizers, 4 of us shared mushroom beignets and polenta chickpea French fries. The latter were so good we got a second order! The food orders were walleye, chicken, brisket chili, and fish/chips...only the chips... More 

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Went to Spice Kitchen & Bar tonight with my husband and another couple on the recommendation of our daughter. Spice did not disappoint! Cocktails were excellent (great bar - try the Purple Rain - yummy). Staff were terrific. Were seated for dinner and had a most delicious meal. Amongst the four of us we had the walleye, salmon and chicken... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

What a fantastic restaurant, loved the interior very clean & interesting, service very good, polite & very helpful. Cocktails are lovely very different & beautiful presented. The food! We went for Sunday brunch, Well really very good we had the Dixie benedict, bagel + lox & the huevos ahogados which we all really enjoyed. Would highly recommend.

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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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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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Restaurant Details

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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