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Rivals Sports Grille

6710 Smith Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130-2656
216-267-0005
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English first
Strongsville, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Rivals is the go-to place for our family on Friday nights! We take our kids (11) (9) for burgers and chips (they love the chip dipping sauce) and sometime head back later in the evenings for drinks. The food is comparable to any of the other chain restaurants and they have great burgers! I highly recommend Rivals.

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Youngstown, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Had a great steak, prepared to perfection. Appetizer was solid, although small portion for the crabby. Good beer selection on draft and in the bottle. Great place to watch the big game...TV's were well placed. Patio looked really nice, but it was too nippy to sit outside. I highly recommend this place...service was sold as well.

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Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

One of the Best patio/outside seating areas in the suburbs. Feels like Florida on a sunny day. Nice place to stop for a burger.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

For wings, ribs, burgers and fries...this is our spot. We carry out a lot from Rivals. Their breakfast is fair. Their fries are the best. Get an extra order of them, it's well worth it.

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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Most patios at Restaurants in Ohio are for smoking customers but Rivals did it right. Non smoking and smoking patios. Separated enough so both groups can enjoy the outdoors in the summer. We enjoy a burger and beer on the patio in the good weather. Good food and good service for our group.

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Ohio
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92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We sat at a table in the bar area and the service was great. The beer selection was great, lots of different choices ranking from your standard favorites to some pretty cool craft beers. The food however, did not fare as well. I ordered a burger medium with a fried egg (a rare treat but yummy). The burger was well... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Rival's is one of my favorites. Nice indoor atmosphere, awesome outdoor patios. 2 inside bars,and one outside. Plenty of micro brews on draft and even more in bottles, lots of drink specials. Clean family friendly atmosphere, with televisions everywhere making watching the game an easy endeavor. Food is excellent...this place is even open for one of the best breakfasts in... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Called in for take out and was told they were having a special on wings. . .50cents /wing. Agreed to 10 wings. I get to the place and charged full price. I inquired and was told by bar tender that special was not for take out. .really? Did not honor the special price. STAY AWAY...YOU JUST LOST A CUSTOMER.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is my second review of Rivals - this time was much better than previously so I thought I should write again. I went with colleagues for lunch and had an excellent burger which was served with a large portion of hot and tasty fries. Everyone in our party praised their food and the service was pleasant and prompt. Couldn't... More 

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Brunswick
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

This was first visit for us. Husband got the Perch dinner and it was not fishy tasting and no fishy smell. He also was able to switch out the cole slaw for Grilled garlic Spinach. My husband is a regular fish eater and he thought the fish was very good. I had the half slab ribs which I substituted grilled... More 

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Additional Information about Rivals Sports Grille

Address: 6710 Smith Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130-2656
Phone Number: 216-267-0005
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Middleburg Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 am

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