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Cafe Europa and Bistro

5900 Som Center Rd, Ste 13, Willoughby, OH 44094-3086
+1 440-943-8914
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“paprikash” (6 reviews)
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5900 Som Center Rd, Ste 13, Willoughby, OH 44094-3086
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for fresh, homemade food. Owners always present. Great desserts, fresh coffee ☕️. Not cheap, but excellent quality.

Thank dacnursing
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in another nondescript strip mall, entering the café we found it to be very inviting as were the husband and wife team who run the establishment and prepare all the food, specializing in Old World European dishes. Traveling on business from different directions, several...More

Thank Steve1362
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

One night after work I stopped here for my first time ever. I got the chicken paprikash as takeout. I have never had chicken paprikash before, or any Eastern European Food really (I'm Puerto Rican). This dish was absolutely amazing. The owner recommended it after...More

Thank franceslaveck
Reviewed 8 November 2017

When ever I see the word "Bistro" I get weak in the knees. Clean and welcoming place. The food portions are small and nothing to write home about. Sorry, nothing special.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This was our second visit - the food and service was as good as we remembered. The salad fresh & crisp. Bread fresh from the oven. The Wiener Schnitzel superb - very thin with delicious breading. Veggies very fresh and rice prepared perfectly. Many outstanding...More

Thank marusia
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Oh my goodness, where do I begin? Everything was fine until we ordered. The chef/owner/waiter was charming, extolling the excellence of the food, pushing the European entrees. There were 4 of us and 2 opted for Chicken Paprikas and 2 for sandwiches. That seemed to...More

1  Thank sallieg456
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I decided to stop in for dinner while staying at a nearby hotel for work. I like to seek local places with authentic flavor when I am traveling for work. Having EasternEuropean heritage on both mine and my wife’s side of the family, great hearty...More

Thank bolgertr
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Cafe Europa recently while in town for business. It was a Sunday evening, and not busy at all. I ordered the walleye plate, which came with a large fillet over a bed of rice, a generous scoop of potato salad, and vegetables. It...More

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Read previous reviews and found this wonderful place on our recent holiday get-away. The food is flavorful and the portions are just right. The owner is extremely friendly but not overbearing, checking on us frequently! The Wiener schnitzel was superb as was the German sausage...More

Thank Dara S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We went on our host recommendation. I had weiner schnitzel and wife had Hungarian goulash and Italian wedding soup. Everything was good. Wife's goulash a little too spicy after awhile so I got to help her finish it mmmm.

Thank Skipper1949545
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5900 Som Center Rd, Ste 13, Willoughby, OH 44094-3086
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Willoughby
  • Phone Number: +1 440-943-8914
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