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Sergio's Sarava - CLOSED

13225 Shaker Sq, Cleveland, OH 44120-2314
+1 216-295-1200
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 16, 2013
Oct 30, 2013
“Excellent choice for a date!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Brazilian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13225 Shaker Sq, Cleveland, OH 44120-2314
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Never had such a fun evening in our lives! Sergio really knows how to put on a Brazilian bash! Great food, too. Sooooo much fun to go here! And we love that Sarava has brought so much fantastic energy to the Shaker Square area.

Thank Kikik9
Reviewed April 23, 2012

The bosa nova that greeted us outside the front door gave us a hint of what was in store. Beautifully designed and decorated, with an exciting buzz--even early on a Thursday evening, this creative restaurant has an intriguing array of exotic Brazilian dishes to offer....More

Thank MGWCleveland
Reviewed April 2, 2012

Sarava serves up some delicious Brazillian food in a cool atmosphere at Shaker Square. The prices vary from quite reasonable to a little pricey, but the food is uniformly very good and they have delicious drinks as well. A fun place to go.

Thank beachwoodman
Reviewed March 28, 2012

Sarava is in a cute neighborhood (Shaker Square), with great ambiance in the restaurant. Food tasted great, but portions are small, especially for the price. Entrees are in the $20-30 range, but do not include bread, salad, or vegetable side. Drinks are very pricey.

Thank kcon001
Reviewed February 20, 2012

On a whim my husband and I stopped into Sarava on Sunday evening. We took advantage of the happy hour special, enjoying great wine and tasty "street food". We tried 4 different items (mini burgers, beef skewers, parsley garlic shirmp and mussels) all were perfectly...More

Thank rfish
Reviewed January 22, 2012

we used to be fans, but after being charged $1.50 for bread with a $400 bill we are probably done. they changed the menu and have reduced the choices. the food was decent, but the choices are slim

Thank Alexsariem
Reviewed December 22, 2011

Shaker Square is just up the hill from University Circle, Cleveland's cultural district. You can valet or park your car behind historic Moreland Courts or arrive by train on Cleveland's Rapid. Try the street plates [small Brazilian appetizers] then world class entres (best meat and...More

1  Thank officerjohns
Reviewed December 1, 2011

I was visiting Cleveland, and called Sarava on Shaker Square a week in advance to reserve space for a little happy hour cocktail party with friends. Everyone in town said "Sarava is the place to be" Locals recommended their Passion Bubbles cocktail, and ease of...More

1  Thank MistinguetteS
Reviewed November 14, 2011

Try the bean stew...awesome. Good service and great ambiance.....good wine selection.

Thank TheUKGriswalds
Reviewed September 6, 2011

My wife and I enjoy going here to take advantage of the Happy Hour and the small plates special (3 choices $12). The discounted drinks and small plates specials are only available in the bar during certain hours. There are a few tables and booths...More

1  Thank bob y
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13225 Shaker Sq, Cleveland, OH 44120-2314
    (Shaker Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: We are on the Shaker Square stop of the rapid transit system, just 10 minutes from Tower City, Downtown.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-295-1200
  • E-mail
Sergio Abramof's repertoire includes nearly 30 years as an expert chef and restaurant owner. A native of Brazil, he moved to the U.S. at the age of 10 and eventually settled in Cleveland. Sarava evokes the rhythm and flavors of Brazil in many ways: through its outstanding Street Plates, authentic drinks, and delectable dishes. We are located in the heart of vibrant Shaker Square, and offer multiple dining and lounge options for our guests. An extensive 24-seat bar adjoins an intimate dining area. There is a cozy fireplace lounge with additional booth seating, and our private Rio Room. Brazil, like the United States, is a melting pot, teeming with the unique cultures and flavors of Africa, Europe, and Asia. Come experience Brazil's rich cultural heritage with us at Sarava where samba is at the heart of everything we do. Visit our sister restaurant, Sergio's in University Circle, and get a taste of Italian, seafood, and cross-cultural cuisine.
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