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900 Literary Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-4441 (Professor Ave)
216-771-5652
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 140
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  • 52
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Funky Bistro

I went to this restaurant with friends for a special birthday trip to Cleveland. Located in a gentrified old neighborhood in Cleveland, it has a cozy, laid-back feel. My friends and I were seated in what used to be the storefront of the building the restaurant was in, facing the street (a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
yowsah1
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Lansing, MI
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  • Local cuisine
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Wendell, North Carolina
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

As a fan of Michael Symon, had to try another of his places. This one is good, but not as good as Lola. The menu is average and you miss out on some his Polish influence. But the staff is friendly and the place is not too far outside the downtown area.

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Lansing, MI
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went to this restaurant with friends for a special birthday trip to Cleveland. Located in a gentrified old neighborhood in Cleveland, it has a cozy, laid-back feel. My friends and I were seated in what used to be the storefront of the building the restaurant was in, facing the street (a great location to people-watch!). Of course, what makes... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Be prepared for a restaurant you'll never want to leave! "Lolita" is another of Michael Symon's innovative and soon to be classical restaurant offerings in Cleveland, Ohio. "Lolita" totally breaks the mold of your traditional corporate eatery. It's small, cozy, devilishly located right in a quaint neighborhood outside of downtown and just about everything you could want in South American... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Michael Symon's Lolita in Tremont has been around long before the Iron Chef was a mainstay on TV. Its been attracting the meat lover for years. Fan of All Things Pork..here is your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Belly up to the bar or secure a table in advance. Always busy and well worth the wait... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Visiting Cleveland with my son and had to check out one of Michael Symon's restaurants. Lolita is more casual than the upscale Lola and has a funky, cozy vibe to it. The service was excellent and the prices were reasonable. The food was mind blowing! I would come back to Cleveland just to eat at this restaurant.

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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by here with some friends after a reunion. Great place. Wine menu was splendid. Food was fantastic!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Visiting Cleveland with my husband and daughter was given several recommendations for this restaurant and it's sister restaurant Lola we went to Lolita an hour before our reservation time and had a seat at the bar had such a good time with the servers that we ended up eating at the bar.The food was great and well priced watching the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had a reservation on a busy Saturday night, and as a group of 8 we were pleasantly surprised to be seated without any delays. Staff were friendly and efficient, and the food was delightful. Our goal was to put together a "grazing menu" and it was wonderfully achieved. We tasted many wonderful dishes, and left contentedly full. The roasted... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

While in Cleveland last week on business, we decided we had to try one of Michael Simon's places. So glad we did. Lolita is outside of downtown in a quaint neighborhood full of bars and restaurants. We did not have a reservation but were seated immediately. The service was wonderful. Our waiter was extremely knowlegable on all the menu items... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Great meal. Good crowd. Good value. Much more fun than Lola (which has exceptional food). Coming back soon.

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Additional Information about Lolita

Address: 900 Literary Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-4441
Phone Number: 216-771-5652
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 Literary Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-4441
    (Professor Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: 216-771-5652

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?