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Sokolowski's University Inn

1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at Sokolowski's for lunch. My husband had seen them featured on the food channel and they lived up to their reputation. The pierogis were delicious as was the polish sausage and sauerkraut. The portions were generous, my brother-in-law's Rueben easily could have fed two...More

Thank Florey D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This summer my husband and I took several long road trips (family business, not really pleasure), and found ourselves driving in to Cleveland. I recalled from my former work/travel days that Cleveland has a large Eastern European population, and some great restaurants that serve Polish...More

Thank Julijaneengel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This dinor was a designated stop on a recent bus trip to Cleveland OH When you enter you go to a buffet line and get to choose from an array of home cooked Polish foods. They had creamed cucumbers, fruit salads pickled beets, sweet sour...More

Thank collapserelax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This informal, cafeteria style dining is best for a great Polish food experience, maybe the best in the USA. Sokolowski's features three main dishes and sides including tasty Polish perogies. The walls are filled with Cleveland and Cleveland sports history. The place gets packed with...More

Thank BayAreaBrownsBackers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food great atmosphere and cool view over the flats. Been going here for years. Bernie is the best! A true Cleveland gem.

Thank bobcats2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good experience! Staff was fantastic! Food was some excellent, some just good. My MIL is Polish and FIL is Hungarian so we are used to having really good ethnic food. We had Chicken Paprikash. It was very tender and delicious but not served with...More

Thank DandAHab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good here. Have gone a few times and have never been disappointed. But, the reason I can’t give it 5 stars are the staff. If you ever go here you will see why. It reminds me of a certain Seinfeld episode (you...More

Thank Gobrowns2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been years since my last visit to this ethnic Slovenian restaurant and it was still the same. They offer what I call German selections, dumplings, stuffed cabbage, pirogies, schnitzels as well as a more American menu. This is served cafeteria style, and the servings...More

Thank TNAllison
Reviewed August 27, 2018

All the food is "home" cooked. Served cafeteria style you walk down the line and make your selections. Food tastes like when I used to eat at gramdmas house - yes that good!!

Thank yooleven
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lived here forever but never had visited and now so glad we bit the bullet! Went on a Saturday night for dinner. The line at 5:00 was tremendous and wrapped to the door, but it moved nicely. Parking was a bit difficult. Maybe you need...More

Thank mom2cassnnat
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Questions & Answers
October 18, 2017|
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Response from Tim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and you need a reservation as they will be having a limited number of walk in clambakes available.
Jan K
September 3, 2016|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Have no idea if they will be open those days. Try giving them a call.
February 27, 2015|
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Response from Elohim80 | Reviewed this property |
No but you can choose what you want. The food is great and my kids 3 and 5 loved it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-771-9236
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