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8001 Rockside Rd, Valley View, OH 44125
+1 216-524-9404
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fra diavolo” (3 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
8001 Rockside Rd, Valley View, OH 44125
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at LockKeepers for the first time yesterday. We were greeted by a gorgeous hostess. She was dressed with the perfect amount of class, and elegance (a great first impression for first time diners). Karen was our...More

Thank AmyMarieR007
Kathryn K, Public Relations Manager at LockKeepers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself while dining with us and we sincerely look forward to having you back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lock keepers on Canal road in Independence Ohio is a formal dining experience that will be appreciated for style, service and taste. I had the black truffle risotto and Caesar salad. My daughter dined on the lobster ravioli and my wife ordered the cheese ravioli...More

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for dinner on a Saturday night before a train excursion down the street. Servers were very pleasant and professional. Food was good. We ordered the calamari appetizer but it didn't come with any type of dipping sauce. It was still pretty good without...More

Thank Patchez89
Kathryn K, Public Relations Manager at LockKeepers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for dining with us! Next time you come in, be sure to ask your server about our housemade marinara to accompany your calamari. Our marinara goes nicely with the calamari and is perfect for dipping!

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had not been here for a couple years and are so glad we returned. Our waitress, Karen, needs to be thanked for her attentive and good service. It was our anniversary and she comped us Proseco and a dessert. The meatball appetizer and eggplant...More

Thank Sue D
Brian W, General Manager at LockKeepers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Happy Anniversary! I will share your praise with Karen!

Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was visiting with business associates and YELPED nearby restaurants (we were in Independence). We saw the reviews and the stars and thought, "let's give it a try." We were very glad we did. It was a superb meal. Not inexpensive, but still very good....More

Thank 4chrisryan
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Always a great meal in a great atmosphere. Excellent drink selection menu. Knowledgeable and professional staff.

Thank rlshobert
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

First and foremost, our server, Jackie, was a delight. Pleasant, knowledgeable, and helpful. Food was very good. Someone actually came and shelled the lobster tail. Tuna tartar was a little lacking in flavor and had no chips to put it on. I guess eating it...More

Thank traubenberg
Kathryn K, Public Relations Manager at LockKeepers, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for your feedback. We showed Jackie this review and she was delighted to see that you had a positive experience. Please come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Restaurants sometimes forget that it's the little things that separate "ok" from "I'm definitely going back". LockKeepers does all the little things very well, starting with an attentive, efficient staff that knows how to do their job. Refreshing! Pair that with really good food and...More

Thank rickevans
Kathryn K, Public Relations Manager at LockKeepers, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went for lunch with a friend. We both ordered the Lunch Pronto which is a soup, salad, and entree of the chef's choosing. Everything was excellent especially the tomato basil soup. The servers were very accommodating and did not rush us after we were done...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very classy reataurant with excellent service. Food was great - seafood risotto is a must have and the cheesecake is to die for. Great place for business or pleasure.

Thank David G
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12 April 2017|
Response from Brian W | Property representative |
Absolutely! Our chef is Venetian and the menu is loaded with great seafood. Please take a look at our full menu online. Seafood Pasta Fra Diavolo, Seared Sea Scallops, Seafood Risotto, Salmon, and Yellowfin Tuna. The... More
10 March 2015|
Response from nancy r | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8001 Rockside Rd, Valley View, OH 44125
    (Canal Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Valley View
  • Phone Number: +1 216-524-9404
  • E-mail
Lockkeepers, a Cleveland tradition, features Italian cuisine in a comfortable, yet sophisticated setting.
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