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White Oaks Restaurant

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777 Cahoon Rd, Westlake, OH 44145
+1 440-835-3090
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I chose to have a romantic dinner date the night before Thanksgiving, we made a reservation for 7:30pm, and although we were 10 mins early we were seated promptly near the windows and in front of a fire place. (best table in the house in my opinion!) Wonderful ambiance, reasonably priced wine list! We chose to forego... More 

Venice, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dining experience last night at this restaurant. We arrived at around 5:30 PM and were seated promptly to a nice quiet booth with a view of the fireplace. The ambiance was perfect. The waiter, Ryan, arrived quickly and brought the menus and wine list. He was very attentive and had good knowledge of the menu and... More 

Thank Richard R
Brunswick, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The White Oaks is my best Special Occasion Restaurant. Great food, superb old school service, the best location overlooking the creek with the ducks and deer roaming about, what more can you ask for. Plus, it does not need to be a special occasion to enjoy all these pleasures. Absolutely wonderful. It's our 3rd or 4th visit this year.

Thank Richard P
Cleveland, Ohio area
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife and I ate here with two friends in October 2016. The waitress was attentive, the food excellent and the atmosphere was nice. It was not loud and, thus, we coud have good conversation. I had the French onion soup and the New York Strip Steak. My wife and one of our friends had the salmon. Everyone's meal was... More 

Thank irishbogs
woaks, Owner at White Oaks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks very much for the excellent review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. The six fireplaces will be burning through the winter which, what we think, adds to our wonderful views as well as excellent food. Thanks again More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

There was a Groupon offered for this restaurant. Inside is very dated, however, think the goal is to preserve what it looked like during the prohibition. Great views of nature from window seats....ducks, deer, groundhogs. Service was a little slow. Food was very good and flavorful! My husband got the filet mignon and I got the salmon. Had the lobster... More 

Thank Courtney K
woaks, Owner at White Oaks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. You got it. A Cleveland restaurant critic once said "White Oaks is stuck in a Time Warp", but went on to say with all the new trendy places, it is an oasis taking you back to a different era both in ambiance and menu. A menu, he added, "where everything is made in house which is... More 

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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

White Oaks is our special place for special occasion dinners. The atmosphere is lovely. Their view over a creek with ducks floating and deer hovering around is wonderful and so is food.

Thank Trudy G
woaks, Owner at White Oaks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your super review. The "romantic dinner for two" says it all. Whether spring, summer, fall, or winter(six fireplaces), we pride our selves on being six time winner Cleveland's Hotlist "most romantic" including this year. Thanks again and hope to see you again soon More 

Miramar Beach, Florida
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162 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner and we're not impressed. The service was good but the food was average. The decor and presentation was very dated.

Thank Donald C
Huber Heights, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived early for our reservation and we were seated right away which was a plus. Views of nature (deer and ducks) was as promised. The quality and taste of dinner was mixed. Two members of our party had good meals. The other two were somewhat disappointed. One member had a ribeye that really didn't have a lot of flavor.... More 

Thank DED1960
woaks, Manager at White Oaks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and as always we will share with staff. Happy you enjoyed the view. We buy the highest quality food products including certified angus beef and hand trim the ribeye which is very popular. I apologize that not all enjoyed their meals as well as I would have like them to. We put a great deal of... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

When I made the reservation, I asked for a window table. They sat us, instead, in a crummy room where one of the patrons at the next table was drunk and picked her mouth all night with her fingers. The table to the other side was having a small birthday party and they were loud and annoying. Ok, this isn't... More 

Thank verdict3
Massillon, Ohio
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food was good, not great. Service was fine. Menu needs to have a few simple dishes. Lots of fish and seafood options, duck, lamb, etc. were on the menu but nothing like plain old chicken without lots of fancy sauces and seasonings. This was our anniversary dinner and I didn't even eat except for the really good twice baked... More 

Thank damomdf
woaks, Manager at White Oaks Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your four star review, it is greatly appreciated. Your review, like all reviews, will be shared with staff. I apologize personally, for "not preparing plain chicken breast", the server may have been unaware and that is my fault. We will accommodate any request within our ability to do so. Our chefs take great pride in our menu and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 Cahoon Rd, Westlake, OH 44145
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Westlake
  • Phone Number: +1 440-835-3090
Casual Fine Dining, Six fireplaces, Scenic views hovering above the Cahoon Creek. Ducks, Deer, Squirrels, Chipmunks are fed daily. Don't be surprised to see wild turkeys, albino racoons, or hawks. Menu has a variety of selections including Filet Mignon, Rack of Lamb, Beef Wellinton, Veal Marsala, Atlantic Salmon, Twin Maine Lobster Tails just to name a few. Meals come with a tray of relishes and cottage cheese, fresh tossed house salad, homemade twiced baked potato, stir fry vegetable, and fresh in house baked bread from our exposed ovens ...served with honey chive butter. A former speakeasy during prohibition, the main hallway has remarkable memorabilia with old menus, pictures, adorning the walls for customers to enjoy. An overall grand experience awaits at White Oaks. Celebrating 88 years in business!!

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