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21919 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116-3922
+1 440-333-4522
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
21919 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116-3922
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First time, here, was job interviewing all day and often drove by this place. Stopped in to look at a menu, and was greeted by a very nice hostess, who offered to show me the menu and briefly describe some entrees. I decided to stay...More

Thank Tim K
Reviewed April 30, 2018

They accommodated a party of 8 nicely. The restaurant is very kitschy and quaint ie: church pews are the seats. Our server, Mary Anne, did a nice job. The food was fast and it was tasty, home-style Italian. They are known for the pizza. Overall...More

Thank Cheryl R
w00dsriver, Owner at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Cregan8256, Thank you, we appreciate the kind words. Chad

Reviewed April 16, 2018

We've visited this restaurant pre-baby and found it to be OK--- unique decor and atmosphere, although not so clean and a bit worn looking. We went in with our 2-year-old son this past weekend and found that they had no high chairs! We've been to...More

1  Thank ClevelandTravels
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and environment Food was very good and tasty the soup was superb Chad's great guy Had beautiful time with friends

Thank Gabriel V
Reviewed May 14, 2017

I have had lunch at The Woods approximately a dozen times over the last two years, as it is in a convenient location for me to meet friends from the far West suburbs of Cleveland. The excellent quality of the food keeps us coming back...More

Thank maestrolms
w00dsriver, Owner at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2017

WOW Thank you for the kind words. Chad

Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Had not been to The Woods in a while and thought it would be good on a cold rainy night. We weren't disappointed. The wait wasn't terrible for a busy Saturday night and we enjoyed a glass of wine at the bar while waiting. The...More

Thank Dphillips2012
w00dsriver, Owner at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2017

Thank you DPhillips, We do so appreciate your kind words. Chad

Reviewed March 12, 2017

We have been here twice within the last two weeks for dinner. I have to have the Texas sirloin which comes with a marsala mushrooms sauce. My wife gets the New York Strip steak. They are always cooked to a perfect Medium rare. The Caprese...More

Thank Solo2112
w00dsriver, Owner at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Thank you Solo2112, We do value "old school" at The Woods. Chad

Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Very cool place! Ambience is fantastic with wood decor and animal heads and such around he bar. Family owned and operated. Food came out nice and hot! Staff very friendly and you will take food home! Wife got the veggie lasagna and I got the...More

Thank CrazyDave1961
w00dsriver, Owner at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2017

Thank you Dave, glad you had a good experience. Chad

Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a light dinner ,coffee and desert. We were impressed with the service and the great food. A great place for a charming romantic dinner! Amanda was our waitress and she was great!

Thank David B
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I always enjoy my visits to The Woods in Rocky River. They have been in business since the 1960's, and are still going strong...that says a lot about a restaurant! Everything is good, the staff is friendly, and the atmosphere is relaxing. You won't be...More

Thank Linda M
w00dsriver, Manager at Woods, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2017

Thank you Linda. We love good reviews. Chad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21919 Center Ridge Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116-3922
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Rocky River
  • Phone Number: +1 440-333-4522
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