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Sokolowski's University Inn

1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salisbury steak” (48 reviews)
“stuffed cabbage” (81 reviews)
“pierogies” (119 reviews)
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American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place. Everything about it is great. Great environment. Great people. I love looking at the pictures on the wall. Polish beer on tap. Best stuffed cabbage on the planet. Probably even better than my Grandmas but don't tell anyone I said that....More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re typically not big fans of Central and Eastern European foods, but really enjoyed the tasty dishes at this no-frills, down-home eatery. We sampled the perogies, kielbasa, and sauerkraut - and enjoyed it all. Best of all was the ambiance: filled with locals and walls...More

Thank FamSiam V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Cleveland and upon looking up places to eat here on TripAdvisor and loving Eastern European food, decided I had to come check it out. Definitely an easy place to get to- I believe it was about 15 min from the airport and...More

Thank ReefM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ugh, we waited more than 60 minutes in line on Friday night at 6:30. It may have been faster to go to Giant Eagle, buy some perch, then go to Bed Bath and Beyond, buy a deep fryer and cook my own meal. I can...More

Thank TheRealClarkGriswald
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The Mecca for Polish and Eastern European food. Had a weekend trip to Cleveland And this was a highlight of the visit. Really caring people, large hearty portions, and excellent flavor.

Thank OhioLax
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We were able to meet for a nice lunch. Our son lives close by. It is a cafeteria style restaurant. Had a quick 60's flashback of my youth at the Forum on East 9th. Get you tray and ask what is that, pick out your...More

Thank MMandSM
Reviewed 26 January 2018

In a hurry or just wanting to take it easy, a trip to Sokolowski's will always be a memorable dining experience. Just walk in, pick up a tray and gaze at all of the prepared food to choose from, whether it's cabbage rolls, kielbasa, pierogi...More

Thank patriciahN8859NS
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Been here many times. Seem to always be busy, I’d suggest not going right when they open due to there always being a crowd. The food is excellent and well worth the wait tho. Delicious home cooked meals. Check it out

Thank Criz66
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We go to Sokolowskis a few times a year. You will not have a bad meal here. My faves are the Salisbury steak, stuffed cabbage or the chicken paprikash. Generous portions. Definitely try the coconut cake. Top it all off with a Okocim. Comfortable place,...More

Thank cksrp
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great down to earth cooking that feels just like what Cleveland is all about. Great Polish and eastern European cooking and full plate servings. We tried 4 separate dishes, beer and desserts. All were wonderful. When a restaurant gets a line of returning customers wiling...More

Thank Wayne B
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Questions & Answers
19 October 2017|
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Response from Tim K | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are and you need a reservation as they will be having a limited number of walk in clambakes available.
Jan K
4 September 2016|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Have no idea if they will be open those days. Try giving them a call.
28 February 2015|
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Response from Elohim80 | Reviewed this property |
No but you can choose what you want. The food is great and my kids 3 and 5 loved it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-771-9236
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