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Don's Lighthouse

8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
+1 216-961-6700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Used to eat here in the 80s-90s. The interior was unchanged, very cool, classy restaurant, but the food was sadly not as I remembered. My crab cake was the size of a Tide pod. And even with the small size was mostly breading. Calamari, shrimp...More

Thank MarioG19
Reviewed 1 week ago

the service and food was very good had oysters they were very good the grey goose martini was also made perfect

Thank C3706NJmichaels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've lived in the area for over twenty years and have always wanted to eat out at Don's. The decor is warm, inviting, and comfortable. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. The wine list was quite nice and we enjoyed our selections. The...More

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent but will not return. Man who seated us was quite nasty. I had booked our group through Open Table & tried to add one more person which they would not let me do. I arrived @ restaurant early to make the...More

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Flew into Cleveland and wanted seafood. Googled restaurants and found this one. The customer service was good. The food was also very good. I would definitely return and recommend this place.

Thank dallazman
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We ate here a week ago after a play in downtown Cleveland. My husband and friend both order lobster tail on the prix fixe menu and loved it. My friend ordered a mixed seafood plate that looked good and had tons of seafood. I ordered...More

Thank Suzietravel
Reviewed 13 January 2018

My family of five dined there during the Christmas Holiday. We went on a Sunday night to take advantage of their Steak and Lobster Special, where you get a 6 oz Filet, a good-sized lobster tail and all the fixings for $10 off the menu...More

Thank geomom01
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I ordered the black grouper with fingerling potatoes and French Onion Soup while my wife ordered salmon with fingerling potatoes and a side salad. The onion soup was excellent and the salad fresh and crisp. The seafood entrees were delicious - reasonable potions cooked perfectly....More

Thank JoeBoxter
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

It has been many many years since I had visited Don’s Lighthouse. Remember it being a lovely place to dine. Was not disappointed. Even with the low ceilings it was not noisy as it was not especially crowded for a late lunch. Our Lake Erie...More

Thank janpanflorida
Reviewed 19 December 2017

There were four of us for dinner on a Saturday night. We were seated in the back area which has a lower ceiling. This makes it very noisy plus the tables are very close together. This proved to be very irritating because the wait staff...More

Thank aragornsgirl
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25 October 2016|
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Response from hank g | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have vegetarian options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8905 Lake Ave, Fl 1, Cleveland, OH 44102-6315
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-961-6700
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