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Winking Lizard Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar, Pub
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1615 Main St, Peninsula, OH 44264-9754
+1 330-657-2770
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our favorite Lizard by far!!!! The setting is just awesome & it's a fun atmosphere. The beer selection is incredible & our server made great recommendations. Our food was hot & delicious! We highly recommend this restaurant & will be faithful customers. Oh, and, bought a great t-shirt for $9!!

Thank kimnart
Elk Grove, IL
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50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending time at Cuyahoga Valley National Park, we had dinner here. There is a bar section and a restaurant section. We were there on a Sunday night and the bar section was much more crowded than the restaurant. They did have an extensive beer selection, so that might be part of the reason. In between the bar and restaurant... More 

Thank woowoochick
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The food was tasty but nothing out of this world, normal bar food. We started with two soups, followed by a pizza and chicken wigs, and concluded with the oreo ice-cream desert. It is a must to go in Cleveland!

Thank José L
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, you can walk to it from our B&B, and it is right by the train depot in Peninsula. Large patio and beer list - very tempting and thirst quenching on this odd 75 degree day in February. But the kids and regular menu are average at best. Strange combos and a featured Mardi Gras range that was at best... More 

Thank Patti629
Ludhiana, India
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Visited at Winking Lizards the moment you see the menu of beer and wine you start falling in love. Never seen such a large range of beer. Would love to visit again. Beer with so many different tastes. Enjoyed wings again it did not disappoint, We odred Buffalo style, cuban and two more varieties all were good. Had a nice... More 

Thank Baljit_54
Bradford, PA, USA
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A very informal place with a large varied menu properly prepared. The staff was friendly and efficient. It has a large seating area allowing for conversation without overpowering background television or bar noise. Known for the large variety of beer selections.

Thank dyklee1029
Canton, Georgia
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Ate here after 3 hours on the bikes. Same parking lot as the bike rental. I remember having an excellent burger and fries, but much more on the menu. Good menu. Perfect place to eat after having been on the bike trail.

Thank Keith W
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

First time at Winking Lizard and it was good. The waitress was great and offered opinions on a lot of foods. The drinks were great and nice environment.

Thank delornestallings
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258 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

My wife had the wedge salad and I had the soup and half mesa southwestern salad. The wedge salad was fresh, crisp, and generous. My soup was like a cream of scalloped potato soup and was quite tasty but a bit thin. The mesa salad equally fresh, crisp and generous with loads of black beans, chicken, tortilla strips and a... More 

Thank Noel J
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a very popular place to eat and drink. Good for watching TV events. Good wings and salads. Large selection of beer. Large outside deck. Right on the towpath, easy hiker and biker access. Iguana is a big attraction.

Thank Laura 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
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1615 Main St, Peninsula, OH 44264-9754
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Peninsula
  • Phone Number: +1 330-657-2770

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