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Winking Lizard Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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6111 Quarry Ln, Independence, OH 44131
+1 216-524-2226
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We'd love to go here about every other week the drink specials are awesome and the food is pretty good as well the overall atmosphere is nice

Thank randall46
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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249 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for a night cap and to watch some basketball games. The place was pretty empty at 9pm but that was ok. The menu for beer is large which is great with a ton of options. Nice TV's in the bar area so that was a bonus.

Thank Sjwiden
Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever i am in the area i always stop in here. The beer list is great the food is always good. the atmosphere is comfortable and the service is top notch. one of my favorites.

Thank Dean622
Burlington, Canada
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Burgers were juicy and tasty. Wouldn't recommend the chicken bites. Greasy and overcooked. Philly Steak was very good and the service was friendly and fast.

Thank Kevin F
Montague, Michigan
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place with free popcorn, awesome wings and too many beer choices to name. Outdoor patio over looks the area and you can see the city of Cleveland in the distance. Two different bars inside and TV's all around.

Thank rob2rob
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big sports bar. Really nice outdoor area, was perfect watching baseball on a warm evening. Decent wings, lots of choices for sauces. Free popcorn! Top notch beer list, mostly cans and bottles. Ribs were decent, good salads. Loud, but good for game watching.

Thank Wade K
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Browns fan told us about the place and he was rigth good atmosphere loud tvs everywhere but worth every penny. Was not expensive for 3 meals appetizers and sodas.

Thank Michael B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We added Winking Lizard to our list of places to try during our stay in Independence because of the good reviews we read on TripAdvisor, and it was right next door to our hotel. It was very busy, so we had a short 10-15 minute wait for a table, but that just reassured us that it must be good food,... More 

Thank ws1017
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great service, good food and beer a great price. Even though it was very busy we were soon seated and the food and drinks delivered quickly.

Thank Chris O
Independence, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

An American pub, plain and simple. Great beer selection, bar food, and WINGS! A Cleveland/Akron area staple for nearly a quarter century. Try any of their many locations!

Thank Nate B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6111 Quarry Ln, Independence, OH 44131
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Independence
  • Phone Number: +1 216-524-2226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?