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Lola Bistro & Wine Bar

2058 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1024
216-621-5652
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Ranked #7 of 1,651 restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Prospect Avenue
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Toronto
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We felt a bit rushed to finish at Lola - and making changes to meet dietary requirements was difficult but they did accomodate. The meal was excellent but it is pricey.

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Rochester, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

the food was great, the service was great, and watching the chefs cook in the open kitchen was very enjoyable

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Strongsville, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

one of my favorite restaurants in the cleveland area especially downtown cleveland. great atmosphere, service and food.!!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

First the ambiance of East 4th street is great. Then the anticipation of a great meal and they didn't disappoint . There were four in my party - three of us had steaks and one had fish. All meals were great. My steak was the best steak I've had in a restaurant yet.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Swanky bistro in downtown Cleveland owned by Iron Chef Michael Symon. His flagship restaurant. Enjoy!!

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been to this spot many times and always seem to get a bad attitude from the staff. I am just tired of the snobby attitude. The food is damn good but there are many choices on East 4th if you don't want deal with that "we are doing you a favor by letting you eat here" nonsense.

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Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

As a great admirer of Michael Symon we drove the 3 hours, across the state of Ohio just to dine in his flagship restaurant. The experience did not disappoint. Our starters, the pierogi and the gnocchi were wonderful and our entries, the hanger steak with Lola fries and the smokes pork chop with cheesy polenta were incredible. The desserts sounded... More

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warren, ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this is a pretty good restaurant, but it's a little more than I care to spend. We were there for lunch,the food was great. The kitchen is part of the room, not separate behind a wall, so you can watch the food being prepared. This is pretty neat. Our lunch was very tasty and we enjoyed ourselves. I tend to... More

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Pickerington, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

My daughter and I were there on a visit, and wanted to try Lola's when we were in Cleveland. Parking is a little rough, I'll take a cab next time. At the restaurant, the entrance was puzzling, as I had never been there before, and at first felt I had to negotiate a small hall of mirrors, alas, I figured... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I was on a business trip and a colleague suggested Lola for dinner. It's located on a side street near the arena surrounded by lots of unattractive looking restaurants. As we walked down this street, I wasn't sure that I would go into any of them. As we entered Lola - boy, was I surprised!! A fabulous looking bar backed... More

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