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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)
5:00 pm - 11:00 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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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing quality, great staff, the calamari is amazing as is the fish sandwich. Beautiful view of the lake and downtown

Thank RLoraine
Bay Village, Ohio
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pier W has always been a favorite of ours for very special occasions. The food for dinner or the Sunday buffet will not disappoint and the view of Lake Erie is awesome. Last night we had the crab cakes, Oysters Rockefeller, Surf and Turf, the halibut, and split a cheesecake. The service was also good. We loved the food, the... More 

Thank 975foodie60
Aurora, Ohio
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411 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Pier W. The views cannot be beat. The restaurant sits on a cliff looking over Lake Erie with a view of Cleveland's skyline to the east. Especially on a beautiful day, it cannot be beat. Finding Pier W can be a little difficult as it is in the same parking lot as two apartment towers. Watch close at... More 

Thank Angie_Ohio
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at the bar for happy hour. Had a glass of wine and then, apparently, I became invisible. Bartender walked by me repeatedly until I finally gave up. I passed on the half price bar food because I had a late lunch and was thinking about dinner. Leaving now to eat somewhere else. Had never had a bad experience here...til... More 

Thank Steven S
Lacey, Washington
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Lakewood. I knew about Pier W, but the family never ate there. So, it took a trip back to Lakewood and perusal of TripAdvisor for my wife to say, "Hey, this restaurant gets good reviews. Have you ever heard of Pier W? Let's eat there!" before I did. We made reservations for an early dinner and... More 

Thank Jeff O
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views, amazing food, amazing service. It is a little pricey, but worth every penny! We celebrated our anniversary here in the summer.

Thank Annie-Ryan T
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rude,condescending,young waitress at happy hour.A mgr.that is ruder still,arguing with an elderly customer and refusing to honor a 15 per cent discount. The boorish mgr.continued to fight with my companion by repeating,"I'm not going to argue with you!"He then proceeded to continue to fight with her! Whatever happened to the old axiom"The customer is always right!" Just a wild... More 

Thank Jeffrey H
Cleveland, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for our anniversary. The good is really good and the atmosphere is even better. The service was good and they make you feel special if you are celebrating a special occasion. It's not somewhere most will go on regular basis, but for a special occasion, it has no peers. We enjoyed it a lot.

Thank jplile
Hudson, Ohio
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366 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the open-air upper deck and restaurant below are amazing, even on a drizzly night. The city skyline is amazing, if the the weather is favorable for an elegant evening sunset you have one of the best seats at this restaurant. Many people have created a memory here under the sun and stars. But sadly, that is where... More 

Thank OSUfanHouston
Olmsted Falls, OH
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am completely appalled at how awful the service was at happy hour. Three friends and I visited on a Friday evening around 5pm to have a few drinks. When we entered the restaurant, there was a line of at least 20 people waiting to be seated at the bar. Being a perfect weather night, we chose to sit on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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?