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Sokolowski's University Inn

) #10 of 1,521 Restaurants in Cleveland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Polish, European
1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
+1 216-771-9236
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pierogies” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
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Reviews (368)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If we lived in Cleveland we would certainly visit on a regular basis. The Polish food is positively delicious, reasonably priced and plentiful. This praise comes from two Polacks! Go!!!

Thank palisades76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a hearty lunch of Polish comfort foods. Jump in the "cafeteria line" to select your meal and fixings then sit down to enjoy the large portions! If I had known how large the portions are I would have split my meal with...More

Thank EIIooooohhh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have wanted to go here in the past. But never made it. But my nephew can tell you of all the good places to eat around Cleveland. So he took us there for dinner. It was very good ! And they give you large...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like good quality ethnic food in a very unique setting than the Sokolowski's University Inn is the place to go. Like stepping into Cleveland's past when we were an industrial giant. The decor takes you right into the 50's and you fell like...More

Thank F3129TGrobertd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food at this restaurant was excellent. It had to be good because it was packed and I heard it was like that every day! No wonder. I had Salisbury steak and mashed potatoes. It was excellent. I keep saying excellent because this place truly...More

Thank JerseyJim7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the stuffed cabbage. Best I've ever had. All the food looked great. Very busy the Saturday before Mother's Day, but staff was very efficient and everything moved smoothly. Parking was a bit of a challenge but well worth the trouble. Will definitely return...More

Thank dpitts01
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We ate there recently while on a trip into Cleveland. Initially I was surprised it was cafeteria style, but that only adds to the charm of the restaurant, and the comfort foods some of us grew up with. The food was delicious. I had the...More

Thank Redirecting
Reviewed 14 May 2017

One of my top favorite Cleveland restaurants. Dinner is only served Friday and Saturday until 9pm. Portions are HUGE. If you leave here hungry it is your own fault. Be prepared to stand in line on a friday or saturday night (it's so worth the...More

Thank sbuxreg
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Went on Friday night about 7 PM with my wife and a guest. My wife and I have been here many times and wanted to impress our out of town guest with the view of downtown Cleveland and especially with the portions. It was crowded...More

Thank MunsonTraveler
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I went into this with REALLY high expectations. So all I can say is I need to try this place again. Not sure if my appetite just wasn’t there or if I wasn’t in an indulgence mood, but I was underwhelmed with my first Sokolowski’s...More

Thank Lauren W
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Jan K
Are you open on September 4 and 5th, 2016? What are your hours on those days? (Labor Day Weekend)
3 September 2016|
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Response from Diana H | Reviewed this property |
Great question! Have no idea if they will be open those days. Try giving them a call.
Do they have a kids menu?
28 February 2015|
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Response from Elohim80 | Reviewed this property |
No but you can choose what you want. The food is great and my kids 3 and 5 loved it.
Can one get reservations on Friday evening? Where do you park?
1 February 2015|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
As with most places in Tremont, you park wherever your car fits! There are two small parking lots that are usually full, although the one if you have a handicap sticker normally has spots in the back for handicap parking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 University Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-3642
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-771-9236
  • E-mail
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