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Guarino's Restaurant

12309 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
+1 216-231-3100
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (26 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
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12309 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Two of us were there for dinner. The chicken parmesan was ok, but nothing special. The spaghetti and meatball dinner was under-sized and lacked flavor, meatballs and sauce. Two small pieces of cold bread were served with our meal. We were really disappointed.

Thank MacinCleve
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have reviewed Guarino's before and this place continues to be outstanding. The outdoor garden is great. Excellent food and a band that starts around 6:00 makes for a great evening. Scott and his staff do an excellent job. The ambiance is perfect. My wife...More

Thank tonymary81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must go to restaurant in Cleveland's Little Italy neighborhood. The owner, Scott, is very hands on & he and his staff treat you like family! The food is fantastic & very reasonably priced! The dinnertime weekends can get very busy, so a reservation is...More

Thank Bobby R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in Little Italy section of town. It is a family business passed thru generations, thus family recipes. The lasagna and eggplant park are certainly worth a try.

Thank Racefan2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh my gosh. I can't possibly convey how good their manicotti is. It is delicious. Everyone in our party loved, loved, loved it. Someone else said their lasagna was equally good. I didn't try it and probably won't because the manicotti was so good I'd...More

Thank CaliforniaGirl2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sons and I were seated in an outdoor area which was comfortable and inviting, the food very good, and the service both friendly and professional. We were welcomed although we were tourists.

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe this is the oldest restaurant is Little Italy. With that comes a restaurant with a motif that is from past which I happen to enjoy. In addition they have a patio that I find very relaxing. The food can be be hit or...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chicken picatta and parmigiana with spaghetti. The sauce was very bland. Not much taste. We ate outside in the court yard which was lovely, but missed the piano player inside. Bathroom was primitive.

Thank bsorge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading some of these reviews, I have to scratch my head wonder were these people at Guarino's Restaurant? My husband and I walked into this unassuming restaurant and the first thing I noticed was that the restaurant had a homey feel to it. We...More

Thank ImaCanadianprincess
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Let me first say, I've been to guarino's numerous times over the years. However, my trip there on 8-15-2017 will be my last. My wife and I wanted to stop in for an appetizer and cocktail during the feast of the assumption. We initially walked...More

Thank Sobkowich
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Questions & Answers
19 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Scott P | Property representative |
Mrs Guarino, Sam's widow, retired in 2006.
18 April 2017|
Response from Scott P | Property representative |
We do serve our own pizza. It's a 9" pizza with many great toppings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12309 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-231-3100
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