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4113 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7806 (Glenn Ave.)
440-942-5151
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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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217 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We've eaten at this restaurant many times, and return because it is close. Earlier in the evening works better for us because the bar becomes very crowded later in the evening. Have not really ever had any complaints and keep returning.

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Thank travelermom
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is one of the main restaurant in Willoughby. My colleagues decided for a steak with french fries or roasted potatoes, another colleague for the sashimi. That time I preferred to switch at not standard dinner for me. Inside the dish I found: salmon, yellowfin tuna, codfish, ebi shrimp and seaweed. Sauces were wasabi, soy and ginger served separately, with... More 

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Upper Midwest
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We had a fine supper at Ballantine. The service was friendly and quick, the menu interesting (including sushi) and the atmosphere relaxed. Street parking can be difficult on Euclid, but there is parking around the corner. Do give Ballantine a try, you will be glad you did

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Delaware, Ohio
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

So, I had to think about the rating on this one. Food is actually pretty good. We also had good service. They have a nice beer list which I enjoy. Menu is a bit eclectic with sushi and a couple other Asian Fusion items mixed in the American burgers, some pasta and steaks. What makes this an average rating then?... More 

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Thank Jake427
Willoughby Hills, Ohio, United States
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

When the weather is fine they open the picture windows and its like a sidewalk cafe , only better. Have consistently had good food here, and excellent service. They have an open fire brick oven and also make great pizza.

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Thank John K
Chesterland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

It was date night for the wife and i. We had no idea where we would end up for dinner though we had no reservation we picked Ballantine. The hostess was great and was able to get us a seat quickly. Our waitress..I can not say enough about her she was one of the best we have ever had. i... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on a Sunday afternoon. We sat in front of the open window facing downtown Willoughby! What an awesome view. We each ordered the $5 pizza. I ordered plain and my husband ordered sausage. They were baked in an open stone oven. They were both delicious. My husband ordered the sushi rolls and he said they... More 

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Chesterland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Went to Ballantine last night with friends. Wave been there once before and at that time I was not impressed. Last night was a a complete 180. The menu was very interesting, including the beer menu. There must have been close to fifty diferent beers on tap. A great varity of dishes from sushi to BBQ ribs to pizza are... More 

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1 Thank Robert K
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Ate here a few days ago with work colleagues. Found the service to be very good. The staff were very responsive to everyone's needs, very polite and gave some good information about menu choices. Would certainly eat here again.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Excellent food, great service, wonderful atmosphere and reasonable priced.Restaurant windows open up to the main street sidewalk. A full service bar is also available.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4113 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7806
    (Glenn Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Willoughby
  • Phone Number: 440-942-5151

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?