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Sokolowski's University Inn

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1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

My son and I both had a great meal here - mine was the authentic Polish food complete with latkes and pirogues. My son had a cheeseburger, but he raved about the fries. The service is cafeteria style, which was off-putting at first. But then...More

1  Thank Ellen A
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We very much enjoyed our lunch here. We had the cabbage rolls, which were huge, and the perogies which were incredibly yummy! We also indulged in the cherry pie which was homemade and just perfect. This place has a real mom-and-pop feel to it. We...More

1  Thank Lin L
Reviewed August 3, 2016

Strategize with members of your party at this cafeteria style establishment. Assign somebody to queue up, somebody to scout out for the food options, another for beverages at the bar, and the final person to get seats at a table. Be forewarned and double check...More

1  Thank KKua
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Delicious!😋 I would highly reccomend this restaraunt. But be prepared to wait in line! Best Perogies I have ever had!

2  Thank Andrea L
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Cafeteria style but lots of tasty homemade Polish food. Make sure you get a piece of homemade pie! Close drive to the Christmas Story House if you are already in the neighbourhood.

1  Thank MarieH3549
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

From the moment you get out of your car the smells draw you in. This place is amazing. Cafeteria style. Family owned forever. Very cool, old school place. They had live piano music for lunch If you prefer, there is an outside patio. The views...More

1  Thank dthopson
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Don't come here for the atmosphere (it's hot, crowded, and noisy), and don't worry about the service (it's a buffet). Come here for the huge portions of the best Eastern European food you'll find outside of Grandma's kitchen. The stuffed cabbage is heaven, the chicken...More

1  Thank Meanderman01
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

A Cleveland classic for sure. Cafeteria style for speedy service, great taste and variety! Be sure to ask about the mushroom soup...

Thank K J
Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Where has this place been hiding my whole life. I don't think that anything in that place is NOT homemade. I felt like I was invited over my best friends grandma's house for dinner. The perogies are out of this world, with their butter sauce...More

3  Thank gingerriss
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went to this treasure of a restaurant with my sons (in their 40's) and their wives this past weekend. They had never been there before; we all loved it. The food is absolutely outstanding. The bar is full service with a couple of unique ethnic...More

1  Thank Leslie G
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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, Kids, Families with children
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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