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Karl's Inn of the Barristers

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1264 W 3rd St, Cleveland, OH 44113-1513
+1 216-241-4141
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Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Business trip, staying at the Hilton. Looking for a quick place to grab lunch to go. Saw this place and just had to try it. Very old school inside. I mean, when was the last time you saw a cigarette vending machine? 1970? I asked Karl, "Gotta go with the hot corned beef, right?" He said hot corned beef was... More 

Thank ChicagoWineGeek
Indianapolis, Indiana
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch with my wife on a Saturday. We split the Turkey Reuben because if was big enough for 2 for lunch. Had fries on the side and it was very good and very well priced. Very nice lady working the counter. Would certainly go back to this place again when in town. They had some... More 

Thank JeffIndiana33
Wilson, New York
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Was in Cleveland doe a convention and Karl's was recommended by a Cleveland ambassador. It was the largest corned beef sandwich I've seen! Delish! The French fries were also great. Karl, the owner, is a salty dog! Spent quite a bit of time chatting with us. Loves his job (it's obvious). He also gave us a sample of his pastrami... More 

Thank Terri1015
Cleveland, Ohio
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174 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The corn beef sandwich is what they are known for. Maybe plan on sharing... it is huge. Good fries and pleasant employees.

Thank Jayce2016
Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place has been in downtown Cleveland, like forever! And it has it's place. You want breakfast? Lunch? A place to grab something on the sidewalk on game day? This is the place! Not always open for dinner - call ahead. But a homey place where you can get most anything with some good old fashioned conversation! Recommend it if... More 

Thank Patty_in_Cleveland
West Chester, PA
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great breakfast & lunch spot. We found it as we missed the breakfast at the Hilton. Great omelettes for half the price. The sandwiches looked so good that wee got some to go for the trip back home.

Thank brandywinelady
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

On our way out of town we were looking for a good quick breakfast. A limited menu but enough to choose from for a decent meal.

Thank mom2pg
San Antonio, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The day before taking in a football game at First Energy Stadium in downtown Cleveland, 3 hungry football fans stumbled upon Karl's Inn of the Barristers. We were checking on Yelp for a good deli type restaurant and was unable to find it. We looked up from our phones and my grandson said Karl's looked like what we wanted. What... More 

Thank hansjanice
Marcy, New York
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stop at Karl's everytime we are in Cleveland. Corned Beef sandwiches are best in town, piled high with fresh Corned Beef on fresh rye bread. Homemade desserts, great menu and best is Karl he stops by to chat with his customers makes you feel you matter as a customer Great stop after Browns games, Karl has big menu and... More 

Thank kellyeagle2
Garfield Heights, Ohio
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good corn beef sandwiches along with other types. Open for lunch and dinner. Street parking and lots nearby.

Thank CharlotteZ55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1264 W 3rd St, Cleveland, OH 44113-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-241-4141

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