Cleveland OH 44115
Watching Iron Chef Michael Symon compete (and rack up the wins) on Food Network and do his thing on The Chew, you very quickly get the sense that this Cleveland-born chef has the cooking chops to back up the air time. His flagship restaurant Lola (relocated from its original Tremont location to downtown Cleveland, and helmed by executive chef Joe Swan) is not a good restaurant, it’s a great one. You can expect the meat-centric fare that Symon is best-known for (bone marrow, beef cheek pierogi, venison, pork shank, you get the idea), but it’s all served with a delicate touch. Take for example, a fried pig’s ear and watermelon summer salad offered on a tasting menu a few years ago — memories still linger. -- Arthur Bovino
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Michael Symon's Lola serves sophisticated American fare, like Crispy Bone Marrow and Beef Hanger Steak, in his hometown of Cleveland, OH.
Iron Chef, Michael Symon's Lola Bistro is Cleveland's premier restaurant for a complete culinary experience. He serves up a modern twist on some your favorite traditional dishes.
Order up Iron Chef Michael Symon's Beef Cheek Pierogi. Located in the hottest entertainment district in CLE, E. 4th Street.
Lola Fries! cannot go wrong. A must order with any meal...lunch or dinner
Happy hour dinner menu is three courses for $30!
Don't leave without doing the 6AM bacon/ice cream dessert...to die for!!!
Get the Charcuterie. You will not be disappointed.
Sit at the chef table. That's where the action is!
Superb appetizers (try the beef cheek pierogi) and excellent beverage program (try the Clean Lime cocktail)
Try the Beef Cheek Pierogies or Hanger Steak
Omigod best thing I ever ate was here.
The Beef Cheek Pierogi on the appetizer section is so ridiculously good that i'd just get three orders of it for my meal. Someone tell Symon to up the portions and serve it as an entree.
Michael Symon is seriously amazing. The beef cheek pierogies are awesome, as is the pork chop with cheesy polenta and the 6 a.m. Special.
Great food, great atmosphere, great staff. Amazing!!I am also a huge fan of Lola for Lunch. I would recommend reservations, even at lunch for larger parties.
Wine menu on iPad!
Try to sit at the chef's table for an amazing all-around experience.
Just eat and drink EVERYTHING! Don't do bacon ice cream, do the 6am delight! And drop the egg on the burger! Out of this world!!!
Dan is the best bartender in the city!
Try the Pork Belly and Pig ear appetizer, pork chop with cheesy polenta, and bbq onions, with the bacon ice cream dessert! Can't go wrong. Plus, you might see a few food network stars here too!
Pigs ear app....OMG!
Sorry but the beef cheek pierogies here do not compare to the cheese pierogies at the wonder bar two doors down !!!