Lola Bistro

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2058 E 4th St (btw Euclid Ave & Prospect Ave)
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 621-5652
American
French
3
9.30
Hours
Mon–Fri: 11:30 AM–2:30 PM Sat: 5:00 PM–11:00 PM

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.
Food Network
Wed, 01/19/2011 - 07:23
Order up Iron Chef Michael Symon's Beef Cheek Pierogi. Located in the hottest entertainment district in CLE, E. 4th Street.
Destination Cleveland
Wed, 02/01/2012 - 09:50
Don't leave without doing the 6AM bacon/ice cream dessert...to die for!!!
Rob
Mon, 06/07/2010 - 16:52
Lola Fries! cannot go wrong. A must order with any meal...lunch or dinner
Peter
Thu, 05/13/2010 - 10:30
Happy hour dinner menu is three courses for $30!
Christina
Thu, 10/15/2009 - 11:54
Superb appetizers (try the beef cheek pierogi) and excellent beverage program (try the Clean Lime cocktail)
Dan
Mon, 06/13/2011 - 16:04
Get the Charcuterie. You will not be disappointed.
Shane
Sun, 02/21/2010 - 05:48
Sit at the chef table. That's where the action is!
Autumn
Thu, 04/21/2011 - 15:26
Try the Beef Cheek Pierogies or Hanger Steak
Sean
Sat, 03/19/2011 - 11:12
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.
Nick
Wed, 08/11/2010 - 12:02
Great food, great service... Tried Lamb Heart for the first time, never thought I'd eat something like that, but am so glad I ventured outside of the box
Adam
Sat, 07/20/2013 - 19:20
Gotta go the whole nine yards! Get aps and desert and have the waiter pair it for you. Best resterant in the city...hands down!
Rob
Sat, 09/29/2012 - 11:11
Wine menu on iPad!
Katie
Thu, 12/08/2011 - 13:36
Try to sit at the chef's table for an amazing all-around experience.
Karen
Mon, 06/27/2011 - 07:25
Omigod best thing I ever ate was here.
Stephanie
Sat, 12/18/2010 - 15:14
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.
Melissa
Fri, 05/21/2010 - 14:30
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.
Kristen
Wed, 03/17/2010 - 16:03
What's not to like? I can vouch for the pork belly and the calves heart, as well as the hanger steak. Great service, great food!
Tom
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:47
Chef Michael Symon's spot can't be beat. No matter what you get, finish it with a 6AM Special. You won't regret it. #finedining
Daniel
Sat, 08/23/2014 - 17:02
The manchego cheesecake is....different.
Katie
Tue, 08/27/2013 - 15:45
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