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Sokolowski's University Inn

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1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Sanger, California
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the stuffed cabbage. Best I've ever had. All the food looked great. Very busy the Saturday before Mother's Day, but staff was very efficient and everything moved smoothly. Parking was a bit of a challenge but well worth the trouble. Will definitely return everything I am in the area.

Thank dpitts01
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there recently while on a trip into Cleveland. Initially I was surprised it was cafeteria style, but that only adds to the charm of the restaurant, and the comfort foods some of us grew up with. The food was delicious. I had the Chicken Paprikash, hubby had Stuffed Cabbage. We both had the Cabbage with bacon and the... More 

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Uniontown, Ohio
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my top favorite Cleveland restaurants. Dinner is only served Friday and Saturday until 9pm. Portions are HUGE. If you leave here hungry it is your own fault. Be prepared to stand in line on a friday or saturday night (it's so worth the wait and the line moves rather quickly). Great comfort food that is served up cafeteria... More 

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Geauga County, Ohio
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on Friday night about 7 PM with my wife and a guest. My wife and I have been here many times and wanted to impress our out of town guest with the view of downtown Cleveland and especially with the portions. It was crowded with about 30 people ahead of us in line, but the cafeteria line moved fairly... More 

Thank MunsonTraveler
Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went into this with REALLY high expectations. So all I can say is I need to try this place again. Not sure if my appetite just wasn’t there or if I wasn’t in an indulgence mood, but I was underwhelmed with my first Sokolowski’s experience! (I know, I know -- I am a terrible human). We showed up here... More 

Thank Lauren W
Cincinnati, Ohio
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362 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had stuffed cabbage, my partner had the pork chops, and my friend had kielbasa. My partner and I shared a chocolate cake with two layers of mouse in the middle because it was so big. Indeed, the meals were very large. This is no knock-off; this is the real thing. Parking is a pain, and the service is cafeteria... More 

Thank NoCleverCreation
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84 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of course we had to stop here.. my fiancé is polish! (And who doesn't like a good pierogi?) Very homey place. Lots of food to choose from. Would go back if we ever travel That way again

Thank Dawn S
Cleveland, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. I LOVE the food. The prices are outstanding. The bar is great. But the staff is what really floored me. Every single person that we interacted with was extremely kind to us. Kevin and mike where so welcoming and engaging. Honestly, I can't wait to come back with a big group of my friends.

Thank mgkap1161
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you like (or love) Polish food, go there. It is cafeteria style, but the wait in the line is worth it. There are sandwiches and hot food, but be sure to get the pierogies. They are just like I used to make with my grandmother. They are only open for dinner on Friday and Saturday.

Thank Traverler1
Westfield, Indiana
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5 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My college-aged son raved about this "Polish restaurant in Cleveland" after his friend from the area took him here. So when our family was in the area, we decided to give it a whirl. It was not fancy, but it certainly reminded me of my Polish upbringing...cozy, welcoming, and definitely filling (YOU WON'T GO HOME HUNGRY!) The kielbasa (smoked) wasn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
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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