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4113 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7806
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Ranked #36 of 116 Restaurants in Willoughby
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Glenn Ave.
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English first
Eastlake, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If I could give less than 1 star, I would. Ate there tonite, my husband ordered the filet which came out good. I order the Ballantine Steak....if you name it after your restaurant it should come out perfect. Asked for it to be barely pink. Cut it in half and blood ran all over the plate. Came out a second... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

After reading through the menu and seeing entrees that were too pretentious or too pricey, I decided to stick with something simple and got the $10 burger and fries with a coke. Total bill was $14.44 because they charge an extra $1.50 for a piece of plain cheese, but the burger was good and the fries were tasty. It is... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Have been to Ballantine's many times before and since the new Asian fusion menu. Will not be back until something changes. The new menu is just trying too hard. Wasabi ranch? No thank you. A The cocktails are top notch and the steaks are worth the price. But on the whole, the meal is just uneven in quality. Have been... More 

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Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

they had enormous variety of beer, great friendly staff, very knowledgeable and friendly and food was simple and good - great steaks, great flatbreads. Now, they go fashionable to sushi, left the meat, advertise wines which are usually sold out, staff level dropped.....2 years ago this place was packed every day - now even average Saturday evening is calm, where... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Dinner here was unbelievable. The stuffed strip steak was the best I have ever had. The service was great.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Ballantines was great when it first opened but the menu has changed for the worse yet gotten pricier and they have a serious image problem. They don't know I they want to be a trendy restaurant or a club. For some reason at night they cater to 21 year olds drinking which makes not lousy for people who may want... More 

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Toronto, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great menu - great service - quality food. Above the ordinary restaurant fare. Would definitely go again.

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Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My husband and I were seated promptly on a Friday night. Service was pleasant and fast. My husband enjoyed his ribeye steak, very flavorful. I had the scallop appetizer and a house salad, both very good. We will go back again soon!

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Willoughby, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This is one of my favorite places in the Cleveland area. What I love the most about it is that I can depend on its consistency. After visiting dozens of times, I KNOW that I can expect excellent food (no matter what I order), a great selection of beer and wine, and great service & atmosphere. The prices are right... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

We had such a great time tonight. Our waitress'sname was Lee and she was wonderful. We were there to honor and celebrate or daughter's 35th birthday, if she had lived...and Lee went out if her way to make the night special to us. It was a great time, with great good...thank you!!

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Additional Information about Ballantine

Address: 4113 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7806
Phone Number: 440-942-5151
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Willoughby
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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