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Winking Lizard Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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9570 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060-4570
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here before Christmas with my family, including my four young nephews (all under 10yrs). The service was a bit slow, but nonetheless everything came out great and the little guys were all happy. They also enjoyed looking and pointing at the Lizard in the enclosure (much to his dismay!). This kept them occupied until the food arrived.

Thank Becky N
Painesville, Ohio
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite place to stop and grab an appetizer of yummy wings and a cold beverage. The flavors are so inviting. I really enjoy dinning in here or getting our meals to go! Always good.

1 Thank Anita S
Highland Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Good service, portions are plentiful and tasty, and staff is always attentive. Plenty of choices to choose from

Thank karenprevite
Mentor, Oh
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place to watch sports, hang out, meet friends, etc. Good food...free popcorn. Good for a fun time.

Thank projsuper
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a whacky place this is! I've had nothing but very good burgers here - haven't ventured beyond - and the beer list is very impressive. It's a great stop after a long day of travel to visit in-laws, but I don't think I'd want to make a habit of the Winking Lizard. It's essentially a "sports bar," something in... More 

Thank DavidMoore2328
Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Lots of options for the whole family to choose from including healthy salads, entrees, pizza, wings, and barbecue. Service is usually pretty good.

Thank NAMLuvs2Go
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13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times for lunch and the food is ALWAYS amazing. Numerous kids choices for a great family variety. Prices are reasonable. Outdoor this time of year is a great option.

Thank Tim H
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Visited on a Sunday for dinner. Ordered a Blue Moon - sorry we are out. Ordered a Fat Head Bumbleberry - sorry we are out.....for a place known for their beer menu, I was striking out. Ended up with a Thirsty Dog Raspberry Ale - which was suggested by our waitress. My son ordered a flavored lemonade - which of... More 

Thank clang18
El Paso, Texas
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Good food & drink, pet lizard on site. Not the best for small children but very good extended family dining.

Thank CadyBee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great beer selection!!! Great service Lots to watch Loved the outside patio, thank heavens the weather was great.

Thank 1wowreally

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9570 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060-4570
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor

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