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Gene's Place To Dine

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3730 Rocky River Dr, Ste 5, Cleveland, OH 44111-4044
+1 216-252-1741
08:00 - 20:00
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place for breakfast. It's reasonably priced, generous servings, great service, and they have the best pancakes.

Thank J A B
Boston, Massachusetts
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175 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time here (7 of us, with one six year old in the group). I loved the 50s and 60s music theme and photos all around, the menu was incredible diverse, and we really enjoyed ourselves! the chicken special (chicken breast with apple corn bread stuffing and potato pancakes on the side) was especially good!

Thank John B
Cleveland, Ohio
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90 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Sadly, NOT handicap accessible. There are no areas within the searing area that can be accessed by someone in a wheelchair due to two steps and no ramp

Thank Bette P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Had the bar b que chicken. Wonderfully prepared. The appetizer of chicken tenders was also wonderful. They were of great protons.

Thank Andrew K
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The decor is great, very nostalgic of the 1940s+. Menu is very standard to what you might find at the local diner. Food tasted great. I would have liked to see turkey meat for the breakfast menu. Friday's and Saturday's have a live piano player. Very cool.

Thank Melissa S
Chippewa Lake, United States
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124 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The food here is very good and It has been for decades. The free popcorn is a treat for all,. This is place is like stepping back in time. It brings back memories from my childhood..

Thank Patrick K
Westlake, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been going there for years...Great famiky owned and run. Do breakfast mostly. Always hot, good, fair priced. Super place. You can always see Gene working away, staying out of the way, but helping out. Great place..great service fun place to be

Thank sam b
Cleveland, Ohio
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Have gone to Gene's Place a number of times over the years and have always had a good experience. Inside is nothing fancy - although they have lots of cool photographs of movie stars on the walls - and the menu reflects movie stars. The food is pretty basic - but good. Today had a Porky Pig - sausage &... More 

Thank ContentController
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

A very good breakfast at a great price. Pleasant atmosphere and a very friendly wait staff. The Jack Benny is the best deal

Thank Bob f
Kennesaw, Georgia
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

The breakfast menu was extensive, with something for everyone. The food was delicious. Our table ordered everything from omelets to pancakes to French toast, and everyone raved about their food. The decor is very cute, with posters and knick-knacks from the 1940-50s. It is located in a shopping center, which is a little bit odd, but I'm so glad we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3730 Rocky River Dr, Ste 5, Cleveland, OH 44111-4044
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-252-1741

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