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Gene's Place To Dine

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3730 Rocky River Dr, Ste 5, Cleveland, OH 44111-4044
+1 216-252-1741
08:00 - 20:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went to Gene's Place for lunch. I haven't been there for years. It is such a wonderful place to eat. So nostalgic. Photos of movie stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Rooney, etc. cover the walls. The menu items all have star names. I had the Gary Cooper, which is liver and onions. So good. My... More 

Thank ekjc
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best place for breakfast. It's reasonably priced, generous servings, great service, and they have the best pancakes.

Thank J A B
Boston, Massachusetts
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175 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a great time here (7 of us, with one six year old in the group). I loved the 50s and 60s music theme and photos all around, the menu was incredible diverse, and we really enjoyed ourselves! the chicken special (chicken breast with apple corn bread stuffing and potato pancakes on the side) was especially good!

Thank John B
Cleveland, Ohio
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90 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Sadly, NOT handicap accessible. There are no areas within the searing area that can be accessed by someone in a wheelchair due to two steps and no ramp

Thank Bette P
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Had the bar b que chicken. Wonderfully prepared. The appetizer of chicken tenders was also wonderful. They were of great protons.

Thank Andrew K
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The decor is great, very nostalgic of the 1940s+. Menu is very standard to what you might find at the local diner. Food tasted great. I would have liked to see turkey meat for the breakfast menu. Friday's and Saturday's have a live piano player. Very cool.

Thank Melissa S
Chippewa Lake, United States
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The food here is very good and It has been for decades. The free popcorn is a treat for all,. This is place is like stepping back in time. It brings back memories from my childhood..

Thank Patrick K
Westlake, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been going there for years...Great famiky owned and run. Do breakfast mostly. Always hot, good, fair priced. Super place. You can always see Gene working away, staying out of the way, but helping out. Great place..great service fun place to be

Thank sam b
Cleveland, Ohio
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Have gone to Gene's Place a number of times over the years and have always had a good experience. Inside is nothing fancy - although they have lots of cool photographs of movie stars on the walls - and the menu reflects movie stars. The food is pretty basic - but good. Today had a Porky Pig - sausage &... More 

Thank ContentController
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A very good breakfast at a great price. Pleasant atmosphere and a very friendly wait staff. The Jack Benny is the best deal

Thank Bob f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Rocky River Dr, Ste 5, Cleveland, OH 44111-4044
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-252-1741

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