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Rivals Sports Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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6710 Smith Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130-2656
+1 216-267-0005
08:00 - 02:00
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They make they own artisan beer,but there is a problem they do not have BeIN Sports,but they have a lots of tv for different kinds of sports viewing,and they for outdoor seating

Thank Rafael S
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, amazing food, great staff, fair pricing. Good for brunch to really anytime with family or friends

Thank happylifewife
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This bar/restaurant has a great outdoor patio, bar, and restaurant area. I'm a huge fan of the cute fireplace in the middle and the food is pretty awesome too. Always a to do on my list for a night out!

Thank achilde0
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Rivals is a great reasonably priced restaurant. There are plenty of TV's with all kinds of sports on. Great place for a leisurely night.

Thank Paul J
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I recommend Rivals. Here's why: in the summer the outdoor patio is large and beautiful. The food at Rivals is not typical bar food... its really good, high quality! Awesome draft beer selection! Beers always seem to be very reasonably priced. Usually draws a good sized group to watch sporting events with. Nice sized TVs located throughout the restuarant so... More 

Thank carli c
Peachtree City, Georgia
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

visited on recommendation of my hotel. and them checked reviews on here. so i went. i arrived to a really packed bar at 530 pm on a Monday. sat down and waited for a bar tender to come to table. the locals getbthe attention for sure. he finally came. and ordered my drink amd gave me a menu. i drank... More 

Thank Scott S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I are in Cleveland this weekend to celebrate our 25th anniversary! Rivals was recommended by the hotel staff! I'm so glad we tried it! The Bison burger I ate was juicy and delicious, and my husband said his Bistro burger was the best burger he's ever eaten!!! Also, I'm usually not one to eat French fries, but... More 

Thank Karla H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Really friendly, short wait, even on this busy night. Bartender Jason was Fantastic! Brought my 12 yr old son to watch game and get some wings after venturing downtown for the pregame festivities. Great time!

Thank JennyRomine
Euclid, Ohio
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

What a great introduction to a family friendly atmosphere in a sports bar and grill. We enjoyed delicious food with leftovers for later! Staff was friendly and welcoming. Already recommending Rivals as a place to go for food and music and/or sports tv.

Thank Nora441
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Went here with family members. The staff is always friendly and there is never an excessive wait for drinks or food. The food is good, nothing crazy mind blowing awesome but good. The environment is nice whether you are a group of adults to watch the game, a family with kids or a couple, it's all good. The only reason... More 

Thank April07showers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6710 Smith Rd, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130-2656
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Middleburg Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 216-267-0005

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