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The Root Cafe

15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
+1 216-226-4401
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hummus plate” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super tasty pizzas. Good quality coffee. Their cookies are tasty. Friendly staff. It has a bohemian / grad student vibe. Definitely eat here when I can.

Thank pghactivetravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has tons of vegan options for food and whatnot. I had a really good veggie calzone. This is definitely somewhere where you can sit for hours and read, study, etc. I give The Root 4 stars since I can't stand walking by the...More

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Top notch. Enjoyable for everyone. Good pricing.Nice Selection of Food. Just voted best Vegan restaurant in Cleveland,Ohio by "Scene Magazine".Also other food available. Go and enjoy.

Thank louisa125
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A friend took me here recently and I was amazed by the decor, beverages and their effort. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. We both ended up getting Mayan mocha (I believe that was the name and it is basically mocha with added chili)...More

Thank Lilly3851
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered a vegan lemon poppyseed muffin (delicious) 2 iced coffees, and a hummus plate. The flat bread served with the hummus was AMAZING. We had a great time with great food. Their produce is mostly organic and local, and they use local coffee distributors....More

Thank Dani B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Stopped in for a cup of Chai while in town for a conference. The Chai was good as was the coffee that someone else in my party had. There was an interesting vibe in the place. Eclectic mix of people. Wish we had more time...More

Thank buckinut33
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a local coffer, located in Lakewood, for me and my husband is one of our favorites places to visit, they have excellent coffee and the Mayan chocolate is delicious we totally recommend it, is affordable and it is very cozy

Thank Viridiana B
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

They are really nice people making quality drinks and food! I come here pretty frequently and I'm never disappointed. They uphold a terrific vibe that is suitable for small meetings or a private work session. If you're in the area, you should go to The...More

Thank Adrienne L
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect Sunday brunch with my vegetarian sister and our 91 year old mother. Order My Egg sandwich. Coffee was great.

Thank Annette1026
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

In the world where chains dominate the coffee market it is so nice to have a place in Lakewood that truly serves coffee and espresso drinks the way that it it should be done. We also enjoy their breakfast and bakery treats all made in-house.

Thank 44107Russells
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I see the current prices of menu items? Thank you.
6 December 2016|
Response from Soule14 | Reviewed this property |
If the menu isn't online, I have no clue.
Dale A
Can you get items from the breakfast menu in the evening?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Coffeeart | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of good things on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 216-226-4401
  • E-mail
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