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Cleveland Restaurants

Don's Lighthouse Grille

  • 8905 Lake Ave. Map It
  • $$
  • Seafood

Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

In a 1929 building with a steeple, this dining room has large windows, a high ceiling, chandeliers, and nautical murals. Lunch brings an array of fish choices and sandwiches evenly balanced among meat, poultry, and seafood; dinner is heavy on steak and seafood, with such high-ticket favorites as Alaskan king crab legs and steak and lobster.

Restaurant Information


8905 Lake Ave., Cleveland, Ohio, 44102, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No lunch weekends

Updated 12/31/1969


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By David

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Apr 14, 2002

The excellence of mediocrity

This place has mastered the science of making the ordinary seem exquisite, mainly by charging New York prices for Yuma food. They took a great building and turned it into a decent neighborhood restaurant, minus friendly staff, yet they pretend to be one of Cleveland's high spots. Skip it and find a deli if you want rude staff,or a national chain restaurant if you long for mediocrity. This place offers both at preposterous prices.

By Jim

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Nov 29, 2001

Don Knott's Lighthouse?

Don's is an all-American restaurant. That is to say, bland and unhealthy. One longs for a bit of zing. The longing continues.

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