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Sergio's Sarava - CLOSED

13225 Shaker Sq, Cleveland, OH 44120-2314
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Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Shaker Blvd.
Transit: We are on the Shaker Square stop of the rapid transit system, just 10 minutes from Tower City, Downtown.
Description: Sergio Abramof's repertoire includes nearly 30 years as an expert chef and restaurant owner. A native of Brazil, he moved to the U.S. at the age of 10 and eventually settled in Cleveland. Sarava evokes the rhythm and flavors of Brazil in many ways: through its outstanding Street Plates, authentic drinks, and delectable dishes. We are located in the heart of vibrant Shaker Square, and offer multiple dining and lounge options for our guests. An extensive 24-seat bar adjoins an intimate dining area. There is a cozy fireplace lounge with additional booth seating, and our private Rio Room. Brazil, like the United States, is a melting pot, teeming with the unique cultures and flavors of Africa, Europe, and Asia. Come experience Brazil's rich cultural heritage with us at Sarava where samba is at the heart of everything we do. Visit our sister restaurant, Sergio's in University Circle, and get a taste of Italian, seafood, and cross-cultural cuisine.

34 reviews from our community

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English first
Rocky River, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Sergio passed away and both Sergoi's and Sarava restaurants have been closed. What more can be said. Cleveland lost two excellent dining locations

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Boston, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It's Friday night or even Saturday and you decide you must take your beautiful significant other, who is dressed to impress, out on a special date. Not just any restaurant will do. You must go to a restaurant that will provide live music and awe ad of being the only ones in the entire place even when you know without... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I really liked my experience at Sergio's Sarava. I had never eaten at a Brazillian restaurant before, but this experience made me want to go back. I had the lobster melt, which I had no idea there was such a thing, and my mouth was filled with flavor. I definitely recommend patronizing this establishment

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013 via mobile

Love eating at the bar. Get the Shrimp Inferno and any salad. The Brazillian specialties are incredible.Great cocktails as well. A true gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We went to Sarava's with my siblings for our annual holiday dinner. There were six of us total, which meant that we were able to sample a lot from the menu. The drinks were excellent. You could tell the bar tender knew what he/she what doing. (Plenty of alcohol with the appropriate amount of mixers). When the food came, there... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is a huge restaurant. Great for big parties. The menu was inventive with lots of small plates and interesting flavor combinations. We enjoyed ourselves and the service was attentive, music not too loud.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Had a lovely dinner at Sarava last night after not having been there for quite awhile. Their newly expanded patio in front is busy in nice weather and a great place to relax and enjoy drinks and dinner while watching the Shaker Square scene. Menu options are interesting and different. We were a little frustrated with the high prices, though.... More 

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Cleveland Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

A group of friends went to sit on the patio, eat, drink, and experience the appealing music of Brazilian Samba (but not necessarily in that order.) Food is expensive but unique, fresh, and filled with unusual tasty ingredients. The appetizers help lead one into the more exotic flavors.The fresh fruit drinks and Brazilian drinks are perfect for a hot summer... More 

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Willoughby Hills, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

Brazillian food with different flavors to try. Nice atmosphere,relaxed and comfortable.

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Silver Lake, OH
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77 reviews 77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

We ate at Sergio's at Shaker Square on a Saturday night. It was busy, but not packed, and we had a reservation, so we got seated right away. They have a daily Happy Hour with great deals, but we were there too late. A couple people in our party ordered the Xim Xim, and they loved the flavor! I had... More 

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Additional Information about Sergio's Sarava

Address: 13225 Shaker Sq, Cleveland, OH 44120-2314
Phone Number: 216-295-1200
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 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 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Brazilian

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