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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)
+1 216-228-2250
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Athens, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best meals we had in Cleveland. The views are AMAZING, the food is great and service is also good. We had lunch because we wanted to be able to see the lake. Next to the restaurant there is a balcony with outdoor chairs where you can sit and absorb the view of the lake. Definitely recommended!

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Forest Park, Illinois
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had two family thanksgiving dinners at this restaurant, and it has been a very satisfying choice. The food is good and well prepared. Portions of some items are very large, including the thanksgiving turkey dinner (3 courses prix fixe) and the bouillabaisse. The "simply prepared" items are more modestly sized. We splurged on a more expensive wine and... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

heading to Akron for a wedding,& being recent sw transplants who miss the great lakes we decided to look for a restaurant on the lake hadn't read any reviews but Pier W was on the lake so off we went wow, what a wonderful surprise the view of downtown cleveland was great we were at a table right by the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my Newphew's Birthday! Party of 6! Long wait for the food ! Beautiful view and great atmosphere!

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pier W restaurant is the absolute perfect place to take out of town guests. I had family in town visiting a couple weeks ago for the World Series and I was able to get a table for the Sunday brunch. The experience was a big hit. It's a perfect place to show guests the city of Cleveland. It provides amazing... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We had reservations for 5 so we could get seats closest to the Windows to get a great view of down town Cleveland... Very attentive wait staff and the food was delicious. We got crab cakes appetizers to start the night... They were wonderful very meaty! I had the shrimp stuffed with crab! Wow out of this world! My wife... More 

Thank Todd W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Romantic ambience with a spectacular view of Lake Eerie! The food was delicious, and I was able to easily locate the gluten free choices on the menu!!! My husband and I had a wonderful experience & plan to return!!

Thank Karla H
Newbury, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

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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366 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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 October 17, 2016

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 

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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
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
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: +1 216-228-2250
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?