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Cleveland Draft House

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American, Bar
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6101 NC Hwy 42 West, Garner, NC 27592
919 771 2337
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you live here, it's a great place to hang and get food and sports Family friendly and kids portions too Thanks for doing it all

Thank FoodSnob4EVER
Poughkeepsie, New York
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been on the road for a long time, checked into our hotel, and didn't want to drive far, but neither did we want fast food or the atmosphere that goes with it. This place was recommended by the staff at the hotel where we were staying. The food is tasty - I had a 1/2 rack of ribs... More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been eating at this bar for many years - there is little competition around this area of Garner. The wait staff is great, although the Clayton location seems to have drawn away some friendly faces, energy, and patrons. The food has always been average but when prices went up, quality went all over the place. Wings can be dry... More 

Thank kdlRaleigh
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Hi Kdlraleigh, Glad to hear you have been a regular patron for many years. Not sure what prompted this response but would like the opportunity to discuss this with you further. As for "fries change shape monthly", we have only switched once in 10 years to try curly fries earlier this past winter and after a two week trial, we... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Wife and I stopped by after a recommendation from a Family member who lives in the area--was looking for ribs and was not disappointed. BB where and greasy with a sweet taste. 7Oz ribeye was cut a little thin but had a good open grilled taste--onion rings were really good and recommend them.

Thank FleetPride1
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

FleetPride1, Was glad to hear you enjoyed our ribs..one of our specialties! We cut our own ribeye steaks from full loins and unfortunately, because of the width of the loins we receive, the 7oz steaks are a bit thin but am looking to see if we can purchase smaller loins for the smaller cuts of steak. We appreciate you trying... More 

Holly Springs, North Carolina
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We have a group of 4 to 8 who stop here for lunch on our way back from golfing. Yhe salads are huge and the sandwiches are filling. They also have daily beer specials.

Thank Chris R
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Chris, So glad to hear we are a post golf stop for you and your friends!! Thank you for the great review and your patronage. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do to make your experience 6 stars!! More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Have been going to the draft house since it opened almost 10 years ago. The staff is always friendly and the food is good. I think I have had every salad and wrap on their menu. My favorite meal was a daily special that was a combination of chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, corn and cheese. Not something I would typically... More 

Thank Lois_Dag
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Lois, Thanks for the great review! Yes, seems just yesterday we opened and now here we are about to celebrate our 10 year anniversary! I do remember that special and will have to reconsider running it again since you enjoyed it so much! Thank you for your years of patronage and look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Little pricey but good food and atmosphere. There is another one in Clayton but I haven't gotten there yet.

1 Thank Chris A
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Chris, Thank you for your 4 star rating! We strive to offer good service and quality food at a reasonable price. If I may ask, what are your favorites here so far? Look forward to your return. More 

Newton Grove, NC
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

it used to be a great place, but the kitchen staff and wait staff have gone down hill. as weekly patrons, some 2-4 nights a week, service for them has left the building. and if you call them out on social media, they ban you. I'd suggest taking your hard earned money else where....we are....

Thank moonshinenc
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Moonshinenc, Sorry to hear your opinion has lessened over time with us. We certainly strive to provide good food and service to all our patrons. Just as importantly, we greatly appreciate any and all opinions..good and bad. I can tell you we definitely do not ban people for placing their opinions about our restaurant or their experience on social media.... More 

Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Me and a friend went in and were not greeted. Found a table on our own. We both ordered burgers and his came out wrong. She actually wrote it down then had to come back to table and ask again. Our server disappeared midway through our meal and another girl finished us out. We told her how to separate the... More 

Thank PirateBubba
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

PirateBubba, Definitely sounds like our server or bartender dropped the ball with your visit. We take a lot of pride with the food we offer and definitely would not have remained in business with increasing sales for 10 years if we offered the service you experienced. Not sure what to say about your comment regarding the pool tables...except thank you.... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

My husband and I went there tonight for dinner. We entered the restaurant noticing it was not busy. We sat down at a table in the bar area. We saw employees standing around talking to the few bar patrons that were there. No one acknowledged us. We got up and left. We have never left a restaurant before like that.... More 

Thank Pamela T
Scott J, Owner at Cleveland Draft House, responded to this review

Wow...I'm very disappointed to hear this about my staff's performance the night you arrived. Certainly, you should have been greeted promptly once you sat at the table of your choice in our bar section. There is no excuse for this kind of service and certainly, not what we typically offer or we definitely would not have been in business for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6101 NC Hwy 42 West, Garner, NC 27592
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Garner
  • Phone Number: 919 771 2337

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?