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€€ - €€€Mexican, ,
2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
+1 216-932-9000
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Contemporary, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Attractive Mexican restaurant. Outdoor seating available when weather permits. Large menu and good sized portions. A two dollar splitting charge. Very good margaritas at a reasonable price. Shared fajitas-one chicken, one shrimp. Salsa and chips on the table. Across from Cedar Lee Theatre.

Thank Kaufman804
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We were here for a visit and this is the second time we have eaten here. Our server was attentive and explained all the specials to us. Everything we ordered was flavorful and delicious. My sister ordered soft shell crab taco and a lobster taco....More

Thank LeeAnnRichmond
Reviewed 20 August 2018

First, a very big thank you to our server, Marcella. She was not only efficient, friendly and kind, but also offered her own personal opinions about things we were considering. She worked with the cooks to alter my selection as I don't tolerate very spicy...More

Thank yoohoo614
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is a very nice place to eat. The patio or inside are very pretty. The food and drinks are quite good. It is not a cheap place but nice for a special occasion.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

For the food that I had and for the prices listed, it was not a fair game. My food was nothing more than okay. The drinks were made special and actually made with craft. However the food lacked luster and the prices are too much...More

Thank ZiemlichV
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The food and drinks are amazing and our waitress Debbie was so friendly. We had a fantastic evening with great food and service. Highly rexommend

Thank R9841ILdebbieb
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Always good food. We go there often. If you are looking for traditional Mexican this isn't the place; this is very creative Mexican.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

The food was excellent. The server was friendly The mandatory $5 valet was unexpected. I said something to the server who sent the manager. We explained it to her. She then offered us the money back. She said no one ever complains about it. She...More

Thank marc b
Reviewed 15 January 2018

For food, I would give a 3 and service a 5. We went for Happy hour after not being here for a while. Very bummed that my favorite margarita is no longer part of HH. I won’t pay 12$ for a margarita. Excellent crispy beans,...More

Thank xcapeohio
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I am reluctant to write a bad review because I realize many people are affected by a negative review. That being said last evening was one of the worst restataurant experiences in my life. A non-communicative server, slow service, drinks not served as ordered were...More

Thank Steve C
Michael H, Owner at Lopez, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Good morning, I first want to humbly apologize for the inexcusable experience at Lopez. We take pride in assuring guests warm hospitality, efficient and attentive service, good drinks and food, and have a good track record regarding these items. Your experience Saturday has no excuse,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Mexican, Contemporary, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2196 Lee Rd, Cleveland, OH 44118-2908
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-932-9000
  • E-mail
For over 35 years, Lopez continues to be the Cleveland Area's creative and bold taste of the Southwest. A market driven menu utilizing local sources and the finest seasonal ingredients, Chef/Owner Michael Herschman and the Lopez Culinary Crew, punch out bold & spicy dishes with global and modern influence from Southwest Fare. The menu offers Extensive Vegetarian, Seafood and Fish offerings along with Meat & Poultry plates with roots in Latin and Tex Mex Favorites. In-house smoking, scratch desserts and nightly features, keep this kitchen bubbling. An incredible line of 100% agave tequilas, signature margaritas, mojitos, craft beer & cocktails is rocked out by our skilled and knowledgeable bartending team. Incredibly warm and vibrant service staff offers optimal hospitality in our lively dining room. And The Lopez Patio, is like no other and is the destination for wonderful al-fresco dining on Cleveland's Eastside. Lopez is the prime Cleveland Heights happy hour destination and Private dining is also available for your special event. Please contact us directly for reservation over 5 guests. See you at Lopez!
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