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Lola Bistro & Wine Bar

2058 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1024
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Ranked #8 of 1,669 Restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 am
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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English first
South Kent, Connecticut
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I can't say enough good things about Lola. Lovely to look at, delicious to taste, with warm friendly service. I chose it because of the reviews and the fact that we could walk from our hotel. It exceeded my expectations. Wonderful combinations of flavors are found here. Only caveat: when crowded, I think the noise level goes up.

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Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went for dinner to celebrate 20 years together. The service was incredible. My wife is gluten intolerant and our server made sure her meal was safe for her. The food was outstanding. My wife and I both thought that it was one of the best we've ever had. You must eat here!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I had high expectations for Lola during my recent trip to Cleveland. I was disappointed with the overall service and surprisingly did not find the food outstanding. The host was not welcoming at all as well as made efforts to not pay attention to my party as we left. When they brought over a bread basket, it included only the... More

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Columbus, Ohio
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I are big Food Network fans, I'm a huge Michael Symon fan---like my husband, he is also from Cleveland, so that was enough to start a love affair for me :) Anywho, we have been trying to get up to Cleveland to try this place for a long time, and being in town for a friends baby... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I ate at Lola during a recent trip to Cleveland and had an amazing time. The food was delicious, staff friendly and atmosphere inviting. A very pricey meal, but it was definitely worth it. As appetizers we had the beet salad and butternut squash soup (both excellent). Entrees were lamb tenderloin and scallops (the best I've ever... More

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Glenside, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is the second time we have driven hours out of our way to go to Lola. Last time we had lunch but this time we were lucky enough to arrive at 5PM and make it for a dinner seating. My daughter is a big Michael Symon fan, so when we are in Columbus we swing by Cleveland! I love... More

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Painesville, Ohio
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was to celebrate a significant birthday. We went with our immediate family for dinner. The menu was fabulous. There was a selection of classics done well and a smattering of more unusual items. We chose from steaks to sturgeon. From oysters to calf heart. The restaurant supplied a birthday cake. It was simply the best. The selection of drinks... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We had a late reservation due to travel schedules. The staff was gracious, professional and went out of their way to ensure we had a wonderful night. We were the last ones out the door and the staff bid us warm farewells even at a very late hour.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner here with my family. Each of the meals were wonderfully prepared and presented beautifully. From our server Brittany, to the prep chefs Rich and Will we were able to see, talk to, experience and enjoy conversing with the staff as the meals were prepared and provided to us. The entire team was fun, professional and knowledgeable... More

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Strasburg, Ohio, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great atmosphere & staff. Food was good but not the best I have had. Tried the pig ears (yummy), salmon (fair), hearts (good), & dessert s'mores (yummy). Great wine selection as well. Overall the experience was good.

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