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The Root Cafe

15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
+1 216-226-4401
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“hummus plate” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great spot if you want to read or get some work done. The food is really delicious. My fiancé doesn't love it, because he's not very into vegetarian food, but anyone who is open to new stuff or doesn't eat meat should...More

Thank Lilly S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a vegetarian restaurant. Some interesting choices for sandwiches. I had the roasted veggie sandwich. Very tasty. It was like a grilled cheese with some fresh roasted vegetables. Another had a root veggie wrap. Different but tasty also. The only thing we didn't care...More

Thank clubnev
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This Cafe is a great place to get an organic, vegetarian, or vegan meal. The food is delicious, fresh and innovative, the coffee delicious. Very friendly staff.

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Super tasty pizzas. Good quality coffee. Their cookies are tasty. Friendly staff. It has a bohemian / grad student vibe. Definitely eat here when I can.

Thank pghactivetravel
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This place has tons of vegan options for food and whatnot. I had a really good veggie calzone. This is definitely somewhere where you can sit for hours and read, study, etc. I give The Root 4 stars since I can't stand walking by the...More

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Top notch. Enjoyable for everyone. Good pricing.Nice Selection of Food. Just voted best Vegan restaurant in Cleveland,Ohio by "Scene Magazine".Also other food available. Go and enjoy.

Thank louisa125
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A friend took me here recently and I was amazed by the decor, beverages and their effort. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. We both ended up getting Mayan mocha (I believe that was the name and it is basically mocha with added chili)...More

Thank Lilly3851
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered a vegan lemon poppyseed muffin (delicious) 2 iced coffees, and a hummus plate. The flat bread served with the hummus was AMAZING. We had a great time with great food. Their produce is mostly organic and local, and they use local coffee distributors....More

Thank Dani B
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Stopped in for a cup of Chai while in town for a conference. The Chai was good as was the coffee that someone else in my party had. There was an interesting vibe in the place. Eclectic mix of people. Wish we had more time...More

Thank buckinut33
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a local coffer, located in Lakewood, for me and my husband is one of our favorites places to visit, they have excellent coffee and the Mayan chocolate is delicious we totally recommend it, is affordable and it is very cozy

Thank Viridiana B
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7 December 2016|
Response from Soule14 | Reviewed this property |
If the menu isn't online, I have no clue.
Dale A
12 November 2016|
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Response from Coffeeart | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of good things on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 216-226-4401
  • E-mail
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