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Kleifeld's Restaurant

American, Diner
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4048 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7836
(440) 942-7646
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Eastlake, Ohio Usa
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered potato pancakes and bacon. Pancakes were dry and seemed pre-made. Bacon was limp. Asked for sour cream with the potato pancakes and got about 1/3 of a ketchup container which is not enough. Requested another, same amount came. Asked for a third and waitress says you know those are 50 cents a piece! No, I did not know. If... More 

Thank lipgloss55
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it's a small diner it's worth the wait for a table or you can sit and eat @ the counter. Great coffee, good food and service in a quaint ambiance mixed with reasonable prices makes Kleifeld's a favorite. The restaurant has changed hands a few times over the years but it is consistently good. Downtown wouldn't be the same... More 

Thank Tim S
Willoughby, Ohio
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

great old fashioned greasy spoon, good corned beef hash, good coffee, inexpensive with good value friendly service

Thank mj_hes_50
Ashtabula, Ohio
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We saw the reviews for this Diner on Trip Advisor and thought we'd stop for lunch on our next trip to Willoughby and I have to say it was pretty good. I had breakfast for lunch and my country fried steak was perfectly prepared, the home fries were fresh and tasty and my wife's omelet was also good. The service... More 

Thank djc-snowman
Upper Midwest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Kleifeld's restaurant is a classic old-time diner. We stopped for breakfast while checking out downtown Willoughby (which is worth visiting). The service was friendly and quick. We enjoyed our meals and the price was low. They advertise "good coffee, always.". The coffee was pretty good, and the mug kept full. Do stop in, especially if you like good diners.

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

Just like the restaurants I had lunch in back in the 50's. Nothing has changed. Atmosphere and service was a trip down memory lane. Good for breakfast (eggs are delicious) or lunch for a burger. And all for a bargain price. A don't miss in Downtown Willoighby.

Thank John K
Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I not much of a egg person, but the eggs I hate this morning were the best! I ate all of them and I usually don't do that! The price of my meal is under $6 with coffee. The home fries are really good and chuck too.

Thank Karin S
Willoughby, Ohio
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

My husband and I enjoy Sunday brunch. Good cup of Joe. I've had their Kleifeld Salad and it's great.

Thank MartyLK
Mentor, Ohio
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Kleifeld's Restaurant is an old school diner in the heart of downtown Willoughby that serves great food. The customer service is fantastic with a pleasant smile to start your day. Food is served hot and is always delicious. Coffee is refilled often. Come early to get a seat. Come hungry because they have generous size meals.

Thank Sparky651
Willoughby, Ohio
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125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

All the locals have breakfast here. On Saturday mornings, you may have to wait for a table. The food is your standard list of eggs, bacon, pancakes and the like. It is an old-style decor, with a counter-and-stools standard. Nothing fancy here, just good food and friendly staff.

Thank irishlegacy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4048 Erie St, Willoughby, OH 44094-7836
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Willoughby
  • Phone Number: (440) 942-7646

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