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Don's Lighthouse

8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
+1 216-961-6700
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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11:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Come dressed up, come business casual, come to enjoy amazing food. Don's Lighthouse is a landmark in the Edgewater Park neighborhood. Reservations recommended but walk in guests are always welcome. Super nice staff, cozy & comfortable seating. Although you are waited on hand and foot...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed March 8, 2017

My husband and I had a date night here and we loved it. It's an upscale restaurant with more casual dining in the bar at happy hour. Our food was impeccable as was our service. We both had fish which was cooked to perfection and...More

1  Thank Claire M
Reviewed January 17, 2017

I dined at Don's with friends yesterday. It was quiet (MLK day). ambience is good, service was very good or better. my salmon dish was done exactly as ordered and very tasty.

1  Thank SabaF
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this restaurant a try as I was visiting Cleveland for my birthday and craving french onion soup. The soup was delicious as was my surf and turf dinner. Others in my party had the prime rib special which I had to try...More

Thank dhj0510
Reviewed December 31, 2016

I have been here several times for different occasions, lunch and dinners. Every time I have gone, I have thoroughly enjoyed my meal. My husband and I are not easy to please when it comes to food. I always start with their Wedge Salad. It...More

Thank LeahK123
Reviewed December 26, 2016

We dined at the restaurant for the first time in many years while visiting Cleveland for the holidays. We had dined there often in the past. The decor has not changed. It is dimly lighted with a lot of dark wood. It is a nice...More

Thank JoeBoxter
Reviewed December 3, 2016

I strive to be a Trip Advisor who gives 5 stars and always positive. Look at my record. We ordered appetizers and salad at the same time. Order should have been placed at the same time. Spouse was served right away and after 15 minutes...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful lunch with my mom at Dons Lighthouse. The bread served is fresh, butter with the bread is great. The Salmon BLT was delicious. I really liked the side salad that the BLT came with. It's located right by Edgewater park and...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere is nice and clean. Low lighting for a romantic evening. Our server Sherrie was very sweet, and attentive. Our drinks were never empty even though she seemed to be the only server on. My steak was mouth watering. I recommend this restaurant to anyone!...More

Thank Jameson B
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

This is really an old school restaurant dark ,woody booths all around and a long bar. I consider it to be a west side Cleveland institution The restaurant is generally busy the food is generally good sometimes a bit better than other times Overall it's...More

Thank Bruce3134
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October 24, 2016|
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Response from hank g | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have vegetarian options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-961-6700
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