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Pier W

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Winton Place, 12700 Lake Ave. Cove Rd., Lakewood, OH 44107 (4 Blocks West of 117th Street)
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It had just started to get dark so I was a bit annoyed that we might miss the view of the lake, but the lights of downtown Cleveland made up for it. It took a while to be seated but as we'd reserved early and requested a window seat we were very happy for this to be fulfilled. Considering most... More 

Thank GLWayne
Cleveland, Ohio
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356 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there last Sunday and had dinner. We were seated at a window table so we had an excellent view of Lake Erie. It was a sunny clear evening so the view was excellent. Our server was great offering information about the menu as needed, seeing that our courses arrived at the right time and being quite pleasant. We... More 

Thank cakedeco
Lakewood, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pier W has always presented an iffy dining experience, perhaps because owners have thought the view is more important than the food. We ate there recently to try it out after several years' hiatus and vowed once again to wait another five years or so before we returned. The food was in no way worth the price, and the menu... More 

Thank podykes
Akron, Ohio
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Everything was perfect. From the wine selection, to the bread and salad, the entree and finally the espresso. Vegan and vegetarian offerings on the menu which are a must for an excellent rating, and the vegetarian choice I made was the best I've had in a long time. The view of the city is amazing and if you're lucky enough... More 

Thank Scott D
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I dined at Pier W and the experience exceeded our expectations. The atmosphere and view of the Cleveland skyline were incredibly beautiful. The service was exceptional and pleasant. The food was beyond words. It was perfectly prepared and the presentation was awesome. We had the braised beef shortrib pierogies and the New England clam chowder. Both were... More 

Thank russellr3
Sleepy Hollow, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good. My main complaint is I bought a bottle of wine off the reserve list which was labeled "wine spectator recommended" for $150. It turns out the wine is rated 87 and you can buy it for $30 at the store. It was just not that good at all. Maybe the little glass really stands for... More 

Thank John C
Berea, Ohio
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice birthday dinner with my husband. I would imagine that anything on this menu would be scrumptious. Great service. Great decor.

Thank anniedale1006
Brunswick, Ohio
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119 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of six had a wonderful time at Pier W's Sunday brunch. The offerings were incredible and they provided a wide variety of fine foods, something for everyone. A mimosa came with the brunch, and was very flavorful. Lauren provided superb service and kept everyone happy. I think everyone had a great time and the view of Lake Erie... More 

Thank dcpacker
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very romantic restaurant, don't be fooled with the outside of the restaurant. Just wait to be amazed when you go down to the restaurant and see the beautiful view of downtown and the water. We arrived a little earlier than our reservations to sit on the overlook and enjoyed a drink. Highly recommend it.

Thank Carma R
Chippewa Lake, Ohio
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a glorious girls' day out to celebrate a birthday and I got to plan the perfect day. Not that I can be credited with the wonderful weather for October but the day began with the first reservation of the day and a window view literally over the water. I had never been here and this was a bucket... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winton Place, 12700 Lake Ave. Cove Rd., Lakewood, OH 44107
    (4 Blocks West of 117th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: 216-228-2250
Pier W, a landmark Cleveland restaurant, has been serving a critically acclaimed seafood and contemporary menu since May 11, 1965. Having recently undergone a $3 million interior renovation, the new Pier W resembles a sophisticated luxury liner cantilevered over Lake Erie offering dramatic views of both the Lake and the downtown Cleveland skyline.

We would like to request that shorts, flip flops and baseball caps are not worn to the restaurant.

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