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Winking Lizard Tavern

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American, Bar, Pub
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9570 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH
11:00 - 00:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Mentor, Oh
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great place to watch sports, hang out, meet friends, etc. Good food...free popcorn. Good for a fun time.

Thank projsuper
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a whacky place this is! I've had nothing but very good burgers here - haven't ventured beyond - and the beer list is very impressive. It's a great stop after a long day of travel to visit in-laws, but I don't think I'd want to make a habit of the Winking Lizard. It's essentially a "sports bar," something in... More 

Thank DavidMoore2328
Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Lots of options for the whole family to choose from including healthy salads, entrees, pizza, wings, and barbecue. Service is usually pretty good.

Thank NAMLuvs2Go
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Have been here a few times for lunch and the food is ALWAYS amazing. Numerous kids choices for a great family variety. Prices are reasonable. Outdoor this time of year is a great option.

Thank Tim H
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Visited on a Sunday for dinner. Ordered a Blue Moon - sorry we are out. Ordered a Fat Head Bumbleberry - sorry we are out.....for a place known for their beer menu, I was striking out. Ended up with a Thirsty Dog Raspberry Ale - which was suggested by our waitress. My son ordered a flavored lemonade - which of... More 

Thank clang18
El Paso, Texas
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Good food & drink, pet lizard on site. Not the best for small children but very good extended family dining.

Thank CadyBee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great beer selection!!! Great service Lots to watch Loved the outside patio, thank heavens the weather was great.

Thank 1wowreally
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346 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

This is a lively restaurant Menu has lots of choices Good selections for kids Full bar Entertaining atmosphere for kids Good service Food came out fast Would return

Thank lmcclain
Madison, Ohio
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Dan, Lenny, Jennifer & Kimmie were all excellent in providing the best service possible! Working on the beers of the world tour - they provide insight as to types/styles of beer to have.

Thank Ed B
Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Monday and Tuesday is wing night 55 cent wings many flavors, hot or mild sauces. I moved to Phoenix and I can't find wings for less then $1.00. I sure miss Winking Lizard.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9570 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Mentor

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