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Zanzibar Soul Fusion

13225 Shaker Sq, Shaker Heights, OH 44120-2314
+1 216-752-1035
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“soul rolls” (12 reviews)
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American, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
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13225 Shaker Sq, Shaker Heights, OH 44120-2314
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Cleveland for a conference, Zanzibar was highly recommended. We were seated within 5 minutes on a Saturday night. Had the signature drink, cant remember the name but it was very good. Ordered the catfish po boy with mac n cheese. The catfish was more...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time at Zanzibar. The food was plentiful and delicious. The big hits were the Soul Rolls and Fried Green tomatoes. I enjoyed my Fried Catfish and Candied Yams. One person dining with us said the food and service had greatly improved since their...More

Thank Zana B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We visited Zanzibar on July 28, 2018 for an early dinner while visiting Cleveland on vacation. The menu is wonderful and our dinner entrees were delicious. I can’t say the same for the service, which was bad. The food rates a 4, but the service...More

Thank Jimmonique R
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Within the last couple of years, this restaurant has moved to a new larger location. Like the old location, this location has a wonderful vibe. It speaks to”young at heart and hip”. One gets the impression from looking at the patrons that if you think...More

Thank blackfootcamp
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe a tiny bit on the pricey side for what you get, but I always come out satisfied here! Get the Veggie Soul Rolls 😄

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Food was excellent. Love the atmosphere. Enjoyed the entire experience. Highly recommend to anyone. Suggest reservations in advance.

Thank denisej39
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Yesterday me & my family got to this establishment around 2:30pm we needed a table for 9 people they told us it would be about an 1hr wait which was fine, we waited almost 2hrs to get seated, our server was a young black lady...More

Thank Mz. Champagne M
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We walked in from a glorious Easter service, to no wait without a reservation. The receptionist was pleasant, smiled and showed us to our seat immediately. Our waitress, Sandra was AWESOME!!! Greeted us, "Hey Fam" nice warm reception with her beautiful island accent. She walked...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Heard about it from a family member on Facebook! I googled it! I checked out the Menu and, VOILÀ, A menu item I love from the South "Shrimp and Grits!" So we drove an hour to Shaker Hts! It was worth it, only one problem...More

Thank Queen W
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

First time to Zanzibar Soul Fusion and we were thoroughly impressed with the service, the food, and the ambience. The next time we are in Cleveland, we will be back. The soul rolls were THE BEST and the corn muffins tasted just like home. I...More

Thank Rami P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
23:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13225 Shaker Sq, Shaker Heights, OH 44120-2314
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Shaker Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 216-752-1035
  • E-mail
Zanzibar is an upscale restaurant that features the best in southern cuisine and other specialties such as Walleye cakes, Soul Rolls, Shrimp & Grits, Smothered Steak, Turkey Chops, Catfish, Pasta dishes, Macaroni & Cheese, and Greens. Over 50 Martini & Specialty drinks, and of course the famous Peach Cobbler and Bread Pudding.
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