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The Root Cafe

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15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
+1 216-226-4401
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Today
06:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A friend took me here recently and I was amazed by the decor, beverages and their effort. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. We both ended up getting Mayan mocha (I believe that was the name and it is basically mocha with added chili) and it is my new favorite spot. Even the restrooms are unique and they have... More 

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Thank Lilly3851
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a vegan lemon poppyseed muffin (delicious) 2 iced coffees, and a hummus plate. The flat bread served with the hummus was AMAZING. We had a great time with great food. Their produce is mostly organic and local, and they use local coffee distributors. Highly recommended!

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Thank Dani B
Columbus, OH
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a cup of Chai while in town for a conference. The Chai was good as was the coffee that someone else in my party had. There was an interesting vibe in the place. Eclectic mix of people. Wish we had more time to hang out for a while.

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Thank buckinut33
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a local coffer, located in Lakewood, for me and my husband is one of our favorites places to visit, they have excellent coffee and the Mayan chocolate is delicious we totally recommend it, is affordable and it is very cozy

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Thank Viridiana B
Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

They are really nice people making quality drinks and food! I come here pretty frequently and I'm never disappointed. They uphold a terrific vibe that is suitable for small meetings or a private work session. If you're in the area, you should go to The Root!

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Thank Adrienne L
Akron, Ohio
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect Sunday brunch with my vegetarian sister and our 91 year old mother. Order My Egg sandwich. Coffee was great.

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Thank Annette1026
Cleveland, Ohio
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

In the world where chains dominate the coffee market it is so nice to have a place in Lakewood that truly serves coffee and espresso drinks the way that it it should be done. We also enjoy their breakfast and bakery treats all made in-house.

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Thank 44107Russells
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Yeah, sometimes the atmosphere is more than a little twee, but they have good intentions. Reminds me of the places I used to hang out at in Coventry in the Seventies before I became jaded about the whole crunchy-granola vibe. But the food tries hard, the people are friendly, and there's always music to listen to, and perhaps even someone... More 

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Sarasota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

While enjoying a great cup of coffee and food that will energize, you might run into a local politician, author, or artist. All ages of folks enjoy the atmosphere here and you might catch some live music.

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Thank Coffeeart
Lakewood, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place has a good local atmosphere, good food, great coffee, and is a nice place to have meetings which is one of the reasons I was there. I only wish there was a ton more seating and it was easier to find parking. It's better to just bike there, but sometimes you have to drive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15118 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107-3916
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 216-226-4401

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