Great Lakes Brewing Company | Cleveland, Ohio
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Great Lakes Brewing Company
Excellent based on 141 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio United States 44113 [ print map ]
216 771 4404

greatlakesbrewing.com

Hours: 11:30a-12a Mon-Thu; 11:30a-1a Fri-Sat; Closed Sunday


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Great Lakes Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Great Lakes Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale 96, Great Lakes Christmas Ale 93, Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter 99, Great Lakes Smoked Maple Porter , Great Lakes Shift IPA , Great Lakes / Oskar Blues YADIG? , Great Lakes Cream Ale , Great Lakes Aloha Ale 60, Great Lakes Baltic Porter 68, Great Lakes Ales for ALS , Great Lakes Eliot Ness 95, Great Lakes York Street Bitter 90, Great Lakes Spacewalker American Belgo 82, Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA 94, Great Lakes The Wright Pils 76, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold 93, Great Lakes Oktoberfest 86, Great Lakes Independence Ale 80, Great Lakes Thai-1-On , Great Lakes Blackout Stout 99
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141 reviews for Great Lakes Brewing Company
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  76%
 Selection  73%
 Food  77%
 Value  71%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  90%
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80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
OPIE788  (36) Ohio | November 19, 2014
Stopped in after some shopping at the Westside Market. Nice old building with a couple of bars. We drank in the basement bar. They had 4 beers on tap that you can only get at the brewery and another 5 or so that you can get everywhere. Even though it was pretty busy, the service was good. I really like the feel of the basement bar. It kind of felt like a speakeasy during Prohibition. Definitely going back.
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
SmashinSaxon  (20) Virginia | April 8, 2014
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
sturmthis  (59) Ohio | January 26, 2014
A great place to visit while in Cleveland. The score would be higher, but the selection isnít big because they only serve their own beers. Went here on a very snowy afternoon and the place was packed. I was able to get a table in the bar area though. Although it was crowded, my server was very quick to ask what me and the other people wanted to drink and she stayed very attentive the entire time we were there. They always have a few pub exclusive beers on tap, which are interesting to try. The food here is really good and everyone in my party enjoyed what they had. There is a gift store connected where they sell their beers, among other things. I go here a few times a year and it has always been a good experience.
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson  (200) Enfield, New Hampshire | December 2, 2013
Awesome historical setting but the beers are just okay. Prices are pretty high. Staff was awesome though and the place is huge. Certainly a setting for everyone with loud bar front seating to a quiet basement. the pretzels were awesome!
76
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops  (130) Epping, New Hampshire | December 2, 2013
The building of this place is really something else. Its three stories with a beer cellar, main floor and attic. Itís decorated really well with lots of beer paraphilia. And the building has some historical significance as well. I only had an appetizer so I canít accurately comment on the food. As for the beer, the sample flight had 12 beers. Overall very average with a few really well made ones. (The Blackout Stout is a standout and Edmond Fitz Porter is nice as well) and just like anywhere else sometimes it depends on your personal taste in certain styles of beer. If youíre in the Cleveland area it is worth a stop for sure butÖ. I would be more interested in a return trip to Fatheads.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
absgt  (6) , | October 16, 2013
78
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | June 1, 2013
This place was packed on a warm, sunny May afternoon during an Indians game. We eventually got a seat outside and only came for a beer. They do offer some special taps separate from their standard offerings. I got to try the ESB and Schwarzbier, which were both very good. Didnít try any of the food. Overall, a place Iíd be interested in coming back to. Be careful, this place fills up on a nice summer day though!
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier  (268) Clevelandish, Ohio | May 30, 2013
This part of Ohio City is a great place to spend an evening in Cleveland. Start off here at Great Lakes to enjoy some great locally crafted beers along with better than average food before hitting Market Garden, McNultyís, and more.

There are typically a couple of brewpub only releases on at any given time. In addition a small shop lets you buy take out bottles although you can generally get a better deal at Giant Eagle. Parking can be hard to come by depending on the time of day but a lot behind the building is available if you are lucky.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire  (168) St. Marys, Ohio | May 9, 2013
This is a great brew pub.. Iíve been coming here for many years and it is always a good time with good food and good beer. They have a large patio for outside dining, and the bar room feels like an old preprohibition place. The stilton cheese soup is great. They have most of the line up on tap all the time, with some pub only handles. Parking sucks especially if the lot is full, and the food is not cheap, but it is worth a stop. Try to arrange to be on the tour.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
devman171  (137) Annapolis , Maryland | April 24, 2013
Cool brewpub, easy location but closed Sunday!?1?! did a big sampler and pretzel which were awesome!

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