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Red Gables Mesquite Grill

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2350 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870
+1 419-626-3354
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Rochester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I couldn't say enough about this place, just goes to show don't judge a restaurant on by what it looks like from the outside. I was there on business and was looking for a great steak and that's what I found. They can cook it for you "caveman" style there where it's placed directly onto the hot coals to create... More 

Thank LarryClark512
Cleveland, Ohio
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

I had two colleagues from the UK visit and they both love American steaks and wine, so going off a recommendation from the bartender at Small City Tap House I decided to take them to Red Gables. I had passed it numerous times and was curious since the parking lot was always full at dinner time. That night was no... More 

1 Thank clevecigr
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I debated on whether or not to dine at this restaurant. The outside appearance leaves a lot to be desired. I had already made reservations, and it was getting late, so I decided to stay for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised. It is a quaint restaurant with finer dining prices, but the food and service were exemplary. Not only was... More 

Thank Tumbleweed11
Los Angeles, California
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673 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We went here based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Odd place from the outside but quite nice inside. It took awhile to get served. Yes we met Jamie, the owner, who was incredibly likeable and knowledgable about his menu. Ordered the pork chop and pacific cod for my wife and myself. The wait time was agonizing. The salad order was... More 

Thank ZumaDawg
Detroit, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This was an unexpected find as we were in the area for a conference. The chef came out to check on us twice - first to explain the menu and second to see how we enjoyed the meal. He was fun to talk with and spot-on with his descriptions and recommendations. We ordered the stuffed shrimp appetizer, salmon, and crab... More 

1 Thank vasij2
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner while spending time at kalahari. It was a diamond in the rough! We were a little unsure when we got there but so glad we stayed! Service was amazing and the chef would prepare anything we asked for...my son wanted lemonade and they didn't have any so they made him it fresh!! Salmon was wonderful the... More 

1 Thank Melissa W
Upland, Indiana
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

My wife & I wanted something different than a chain restaurant during our stay in Sandusky. We were pleasantly surprised. It is a small dining area which is nice and it has a very pleasant atmosphere. The staff takes care of you and the Chef comes by your table to make sure everything is to your liking. When we return... More 

1 Thank DLB1966
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Three and a half hours!!! This is America; we've got better things to do. No apparent management on site, but it feels like they put on a sham to justify their high prices. The steaks were good, but were not served as ordered. The salad was small and warm, but pretty. The potatoes were large and well cooked, but no... More 

Thank Richard P
Lancaster, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here recently discovered it passing by. We were greeted by the Chef upon arrival. He baked us a loaf of fresh bread prior to ordering dinner. It was delicious! I ordered the 12 Oz Strip Steak with a house salad. The salad had baby greens and the dressing was homemade. The steak was cooked to perfection, seasoned perfectly!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I live in Cleveland drove up to Sandusky area for the day but did not want to eat in another chain restaurant. Boy did we find a gem great service and one if the best meals I have ever had copper salmon for me bone in pork chop for my husband . Wondering why we never visited... 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 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2350 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-626-3354

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