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$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
+1 216-932-9000
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“burrito” (16 reviews)
“guacamole” (13 reviews)
“black beans” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Had an early dinner on Sunday, before the movie.... The waitress was very attentive and helpful in selection of menu items. The food was prepared perfectly and delicious. The portions were very large. I would highly recommend eating there....

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I never argue having an early dinner so my wife and I decided to go el fresco on a beautiful weekend evening. Luckily we went at 5 PM because the patio was filled by 6. Lopez has been around for years (Rick Bayless left to...More

Thank PEN2314
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Dine at Lopez frequently -- and have done take out as well. Innovative menu -- good service, reasonable prices, and very good service. Bar is a nice place to eat if you are solo or with a friend and don't want table service, particularly if...More

Thank 56carters
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I happen to find Lopez to be one of the better restaurants on Lee Rd. Have eaten there a few times. Helpful, friendly staff, normally provide excellent service. We've explored a good bit of the menu, from Apps through the different Entree offerings. Everything has...More

Thank clevelandmike1
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place a Mexican restaurant with a twist. Its been around for 35plus years. Services wasn't the best however friendly, moderately prices for the portions.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This restaurant was billed as Mexican but was really not very good flavour or seasoning. The meal I had of fish and chips was pretty over done and the sweet potatoe fries where very tough. The waitress was not very attentive and too rushed.

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Admittedly not a big fan of SW cuisine (oxymoron alert)but I can stomach some of the food. 6 of us went there before the movies and had 12 assorted tacos. Unanimously agreed never to go back. Don't recall the food being so bad. You can...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 22 August 2016

One of my favorite places to grab a burrito and a spicy margarita. Indoor/ outdoor seating so you know its a great place to visit in good weather. Staff is always friendly and service is good. Ready that take home box, the portions are large...More

Thank Josh S
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a delicious meal here full of unusual dishes, all very well prepared. Beautiful patio, outdoor seating. Nice full bar.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The last time I was here (a very long time ago!) it was still Lopez & Gonzales, so I was excited to experience how things had changed. Still fun, still attracting large crowds even on a Monday night, and still overall good food and service....More

Thank dmguardino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Contemporary
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-932-9000
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For over 35 years, Lopez continues to be the Cleveland Area's creative and bold taste of the Southwest. A market driven menu utilizing local sources and the finest seasonal ingredients, Chef/Owner Michael Herschman and the Lopez Culinary Crew, punch out bold & spicy dishes with global and modern influence from Southwest Fare. The menu offers Extensive Vegetarian, Seafood and Fish offerings along with Meat & Poultry plates with roots in Latin and Tex Mex Favorites. In-house smoking, scratch desserts and nightly features, keep this kitchen bubbling. An incredible line of 100% agave tequilas, signature margaritas, mojitos, craft beer & cocktails is rocked out by our skilled and knowledgeable bartending team. Incredibly warm and vibrant service staff offers optimal hospitality in our lively dining room. And The Lopez Patio, is like no other and is the destination for wonderful al-fresco dining on Cleveland's Eastside. Lopez is the prime Cleveland Heights happy hour destination and Private dining is also available for your special event. Please contact us directly for reservation over 5 guests. See you at Lopez!
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