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Jim's Open Kitchen

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33779 Aurora Rd, Solon, OH 44139-3709
440-349-1678
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Greasy Spoon!

You need to understand your expectations when going into Jim's. This place is the classic greasy spoon and has all the associated ambiance as well. The entire restaurant is within eyesight of the grill and earshot of the clanging of the spatulas on the grill. If you're expecting something even... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
craig3970
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Cleveland, Oh
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Cleveland, Oh
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You need to understand your expectations when going into Jim's. This place is the classic greasy spoon and has all the associated ambiance as well. The entire restaurant is within eyesight of the grill and earshot of the clanging of the spatulas on the grill. If you're expecting something even slightly high class, you're in the wrong place. I love... More 

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Thank craig3970
Cleveland, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Food and service is always good at Jim's. Small 50's style diner, breakfast is great no matter what you order and but if you go for lunch you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Barbra C
Toledo, Ohio
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584 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Uber cheesy ... Uber busy decor.. Uber 70s entrance.. But the food is right, in the end that's what matters. . But goodness it's time to upgrade what a " diner " needs to look like.. You have to attract younger people or your doomed to the ways of those albums on your wall..

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Thank Sonny_circumvehor
Maple Heights, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Been going here since about 1987, mostly on Saturdays and or Sundays. Good hot food, great coffee. Two can eat here for a little as $10.00 to as much as $20.00

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Thank MToots55
Jacksonville, Florida
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I began my recent trip to Solon, for business, here at Jim's. It was featured on TripAdviser and listed as, I believe, #1 rated in the area. I decided to give it a shot. I passed it, while driving. Turned around and and parked in a small parking lot when prompted that I'd arrived by the GPS. I got out... More 

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Thank DaPon78
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want a trip back to the "good old days" and to eat at a true breakfast/lunch counter, this place is it. An ambiance unlike anything you'll see at Bob Evans or Denny's - real down to earth people at a real down to earth eatery. Everybody seems to know everyone and is friendly. The back of the servers'... More 

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Thank Tough2PleaseMe
Cleveland, OH
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

want a great breakfast place? This is the one to go. An old-fashioned diner, a place to enjoy your burger and fries, the out-of this world chili (my favorite!) and of course the breakfast. Be prepared to stand in line to get a seat at the counter or at the booth along the wall. it is always a good sign... More 

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Thank Rudy L
Solon, Ohio
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

A long time Solon diner. Open for Breakfast and Lunch. Good food, Good folks. Beats the chain restaurants any day...

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Thank Marc S
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Jim’s Open Kitchen is a classic American diner with all the authentic sights, smells and food you’d expect. If this is what you’re looking for, it’s perfect. The Pros: Feels like you’ve stepped back in time. Great diner food. Friendly service. A lot of bang for the buck. The sights, smells and sounds of cooking on a griddle behind the... More 

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1 Thank Ken H
Aurora, Ohio
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Had the occasion to eat a great breakfast this morning. Really a busy place that seems to know everyone who walks in the door. -enjoy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33779 Aurora Rd, Solon, OH 44139-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Solon
  • Phone Number: 440-349-1678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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