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Salmon Dave's

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19015 Lake Rd, Cleveland, OH 44116-1728
(440) 331-2739
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We used to come here all the time, the food and service has gone downhill over the past several years. They rotate their staff between multiple restaurants -- Salmon Dave's appears to be the first training point, then the good people move one.

Thank esabc123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

We always had a good dinner at the restaurant. But the last dinner, lobster and claims, turned out to be a nightmare. We were very close to going to the hospital because how sick my wife was during the entire night. I emailed the restaurant and I did not receive a response. Too bad because we liked this restaurant.

Thank Lenny B
Lakewood, Ohio
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72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Went there twice in the last 3 months. First time I thought it was just an "off night." Service was average, food was average but a little pricey for what we received. Second time left no doubt for me that although my wife and I had enjoyed this restaurant regularly 10+ years ago, we should have left well enough alone.... More 

Thank 0014rick2015
Hartford, Connecticut
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

How can a seafood restaurant ruin seafood? We ordered oysters on the half shell as an appetizer and it was apparent that they had been shucked much earlier due to the dry film that existed on the top! Expensive "special crab legs" that was encouraged by the server was dry and disappointing. It took forever for the food (even though... More 

Thank Peggy S
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had been to Salmon Dave's a few times in the past and it had always been quite good but last night everything came out salty....... real salty. We had Calamari as an appetizer but sent it back because of the salt. We instead ordered the crab artichoke dip. It came out very salty as well but we did eat... More 

1 Thank gsolomons
Toledo, Ohio, United States
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83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I had this catered at a spa nearby and ordered the salad! Wow is all I can say. The salmon was cooked perfectly and the dressing was to die for. I am definitely heading back to try again with full menu!

Thank Lisa C
Willoughby, Ohio
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146 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped in for a late lunch, about 4PM. Sat at the bar and ordered drinks an appetizer and Copper River Salmon. Our server forgot the appetizer. The salmon was excellent and perfectly prepared. Copper River is expensive ($32) but it is very good and should be tried.

Thank Lakefront_WBY
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Listed as "the best seafood restaurant" in Cleveland? Not sure how that was decided. Had reservations, still had to wait a half hour, I think they forgot about us only after we reminded them that we had not been seated did they find a table for us. Five seafood choices on the menu. Food was ok but not creative at... More 

1 Thank Deb S
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

For a restaurant of its type it seemed average. Food was good not great. My steak was nothing special. The salmon my wife and the other couple with us ordered wasn't up to their expectations. This was my first visit for a couple of years and I remember them being much better.

1 Thank Andy K
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

The experience is always exceptional! Surf & Turf, and my wife's Salmon cooked to delight! I'm glad I live close by makes it easy to keep going back!

1 Thank nlorenzo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19015 Lake Rd, Cleveland, OH 44116-1728
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: (440) 331-2739

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?