Crop Bistro
Crop Bistro

Crop Bistro

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cropbistro.com/
  • Phone: 2166962767
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Friday
    11:30am-2pm Lunch
    Monday -Thursday 5-9:30 pm Dinner
    Friday 5pm-11:00 pm Dinner
    Saturday
    Lunch 11am-3pm
    Dinner 5pm-11:00 pm
    Closed Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Steve Schimoler
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether it's for business or pleasure, your private event is of the utmost importance, and Crop Bistro is here to help, happily working with you on everything from flower arrangements to menus that meet your special needs. Our private dining vault seats up to 100 guests. Please contact us for more information.
  • Private Party Contact: Sarah Koski 2166962767

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West 25th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available in front of the restaurant on Lorain Avenue. In addition, limited metered street parking is available.
A word from Crop Bistro
Since its June 2007 launch in the heart of Cleveland’s Warehouse District, Crop Bistro & Bar has grown into the city’s most innovative restaurant, featuring a distinctive menu of inventive American cuisine, built upon foundations of freshness, flavor, and whimsy.

Crop Bistro is currently open at our new location in Ohio City. The new location is a 1920's era bank building and houses a locally focused marketplace as well as a large private dining vault that will accomodate approximately 100 guests.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Crop Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
237 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelEnergetic
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (174)special occasion (144)good for groups (105)neighborhood gem (94)hot spot (90)romantic (75)notable wine list (64)vibrant bar scene (43)great for lunch (31)scenic view (22)great for brunch (14)late-night find (11)kid-friendly (4)great for outdoor dining (2)Show More
  • Outstanding Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My husband and I were looking to celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary and had heard great things about Crop Bistro, so I decided to surprise him. We couldn't have had a better evening and dining experience. The food was out of this world...packed with interesting flavors and wonderful presentation. The entire staff was friendly and courteous; the hostesses, our great waitress, Cheryl, and the gentleman that poured our water and removed our dishes. Perhaps the coolest thing was to be eating dinner in a former bank building that was part of Cleveland's history. The interior was stunning and it is so nice that the owners kept the historic majesty of the original building. Crop Bistro shouldn't be missed. We are loyal fans now!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great flavors
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    completely impressed by the chef's tasting menu. Can't wait to go back!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A+
    BillVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    One of the best restaurants in town. The calamari is the best I have ever had.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • should've been better -
    hillerleeVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Peach flatbread had no taste - peaches not ripe at all - told manager - didn't offer anything else - think I did it too nicely, but he should've at least offered, no? Ran out of wine ordered - waiter offered a diff wine - good choice. Ordered truffle popcorn to go - got wrong one - gooey cheese/basil popcorn that was not only the wrong one, but just did NOT work at all. Chicken waffle very good - salads were, too. I'd try this, but stick with the chicken/salad combo.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • every bite was delicious
    dinerinohio
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    three lunch meals and one dessert ordered, eaten, and thoroughly enjoyed
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013VIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Not much gets me to go downtown, this place does it. GREAT food and GREAT drinks. Reasonable prices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous birthday celebration
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    When asked where he wanted his birthday dinner, my 17 year old son answered Crop without hesitation. We had celebrated my 50th here in December and it left quite an impression. Crop and their amazing staff did not disappoint Saturday night. The food is remarkable, but in my mind, the ambiance and the impeccable service really makes Crop stand out. We will definitely be back soon...possibly in Nov when my other son has his birthday!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The food and service was excellent. I had the short ribs and my wife had the beet salad and calamari. We were both thrilled with the quality, taste, and presentation of our meals. Our waitress and staff were attentive but not overbearing....perfection!!! The interior of the building is beautiful, but the high ceilings add to moderately high noise level. We were there with a group of 6 and is was difficult to hear others at our table at times. We have been to Crop several times and have never been disappointed. We stopped at a few surrounding establishments for cocktails both before and after dinner. The West Side Market area is great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Jojo
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We had delicious food. We had even better service. We had orered a chews that didn't taste the way it should have. They went above and beyond in service to take care of it. They brought us extra cheese and then sent a small dessert to even greater compensate us. The food was fabulous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super cool!
    foodie4life
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    My husband and I hate the term, but we have to admit, we're foodies. The ambiance was amazing and we loved that someone used the old bank for a great purpose. Although my husband is a steak snob so he didn't love his ribeye, but my rack of lamb was to die for! Also the flying fig cocktail was delicious! Bacon should come w every drink! The service was excellent and I would return in a heartbeat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    I had 4 out or town guest and wanted a restaurant that had great ambiance and food. I hd never been to Crop and I thought it would be a good lace to entertain. All of us agreed the building was outstanding but the food fell way short. Bland would probably best describe it.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Food
    chomaee
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Great place to dine with friends and family....great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Treated like a king!
    Roadking
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    You guys really went all out for us and my son's birthday. Thank you so much.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Beautiful building, excellent service, great atmosphere, AMAZING food!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A very nice dinner but...
    FormerBankerMarc
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner very much with one exception, our waiter. Before he even knew that we were ordering from the bar he attitude left a lot to be desired. We did get good service from the person who buses the table: he refilled water, ice tea, supplies additional napkins and silverware but our waiter was no where in sight.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Crop is tops
    SatisfiedAndFull
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Had an anniversary celebration dinner on a Monday night. Everything was very good to excellent. Had drinks at the bar and some good conversation with the barkeeps. Food was excellent. Had the veal chop and ribeye steak. Delicious. Ordered side of szechuan green beans and they were fantastic. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Evening
    Giovanni1VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The Crop was really alive on Saturday. The food and service were spectacular as always. We enjoyed the wine and cheese selections. This is one of our go to restaurants in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the Best!
    MomofTwo
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I am a busy mother of two, so my husband and I only get to go out for a nice dinner maybe 2-3 times per year. We chose Crop Bistro based on the recommendations of others and strong online reviews, and it was one of the best meals I've had in a long time! We made reservations a little on the early side (5pm), and were seated promptly. The interior of the restaurant was stunning. Yes, it was a little noisy, but I could hear my husband without any difficulty. We started with the scallop appetizer, which was AMAZING! It was almost too pretty to eat. I got the crispy fried chicken and he got the salmon. Both were perfectly cooked, and absolutely delicious. Our server was polite and attentive without being overbearing. I would go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Quick visit into Cleveland, made a reservation at Crop and boy was I happy I did. From the service, to the atmosphere, to the amazing food - everything was lovely! Delicious and beautiful. Will definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent!
    JJD2001VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    There were four of us in the party and everything that we ordered was delicious. I found the prices to be a tad too high but I'm pretty sure that the ingredients are expensive and the best of quality. I would definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always excellent
    WalkerVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We started going to Crop at its original location and now have lost count of the number of times we have been at either of the two locations. The experience has always been wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Beautiful restaurant, good looking menu, descent service, but average (at best) food. Presentation was good. Our group of four shared 6 appetizers and two entrees. Of the 6 apps, one was very good, one was pretty good, three were ok and one was terrible. Of the two entrees, one was pretty good and one was a very poor quality steak (chewy and tasteless) that I doubt was CAB (as advertised). Expected much more and was very disappointing, especially for the $ we spent. Will not return.
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  • Decision
    mediocre23
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I had decided to go here because they were on New Day Cleveland and it seems that the food was excellent but what me and my son had was not up to my expectations. I twas just disappointing for the price.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful evening, delicious meal!
    Abr8here
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Our first time at Crop this past Saturday. LOVE the interior with the tall and beautifully adorned ceiling, tall pillars and original art on the walls. Arched windows. They just don't make banks the way they used to. What a feast for the eyes. The food was delicious! I could have been happy with all of the entrees. I settled on the corn ravioli with shrimp. My husband had the short ribs. Yum!!!! Service was very good as well. Our server was Professional, attentive and he knew the menu well. I'm looking forward to returning soon!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cannot go wrong
    AKCle
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    The food if always amazing. I've yet to have a dish I did not enjoy. Cocktails are also top notch. Ask for a tour to see the vault downstairs! Very cool
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    grjo
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Crop is in an old bank building in the busy warehouse area. It is a big place and despite the crowd noises wife and I had no problem talking with each other. The bar staff was friendly while we waited. The food was delicious. One of us had the , Corn Ravioli. The shrimp were big and tasty but the star of the dish was the corn. The other meal was the salmon. All in all a very satisfying evening I recommend you try it when you Re in Cleveland
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • first time visit
    Cynthia
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I took my sister in law and niece there for their birthdays. We each got something different and it was all good, the brisket and mac and cheese was especially yummy. Watch out for the devil bloody mary, my sister in law said it was too spicy unless you like that. The prices were reasonable. The building was just beautiful. We parked by the west side market, street parking is limited.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beautiful dining area and food
    Amazing
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Enjoyed our evening from drinks to desserts. Nice selection of appetizers and entrees. All were prepared very well except the ribeye entrée was a bit overcooked and thus a bit chewy- ordered medium rare, came out medium or more. The other 6 entrees were perfect. A bit of a wait between the soup/salad course and the entrée. Crowded and noisy. Hard to carry on a conversation as the ambient noise level was very loud. Overall a good experience. One of the most beautiful restaurants in Cleveland.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • susie
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had a wonderful experience. Loved our waiters and service was excellent. We all enjoyed our food... salmon was delicious. We especially enjoyed our private tour of the vault after our meal. The atmosphere was noisy but very upbeat. We will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Cleveland gem!
    Alwayshope
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Crops somehow manages to keep getting better with each visit. Chef Steve is passionate about the food and the total experience. It has become our favorite in Cleveland.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First-time diner!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My husband and I had my birthday dinner at Crop. It was our first time to the restaurant and we were very delighted! Excellent wait staff, I believe his name was Nate. Very friendly and informative. Loved the wine list in addition to the food choices. We will be return customers !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The Food was great and the waitress was so nice. The Rib-eye and salmon were amazing! can't way to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steve is great!
    Rick
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Went to Crop got their ribeye but ended up getting the special Snapper with mushroom risotto. Wife had corn ravioli The "New-fashioned" was very good
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    disappointed
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    This is the third time I have been to Crop and went with high hopes since reviews have been so good. Unfortunately, it was the third time that I was disappointed. It seems I keep ordering the wrong thing -- my dinner partner enjoyed her meal much more than I did mine -- even though what I ordered was recommended by our server. The pork chop i had was not tough and had no taste. The sides -- corn and rellenos -- were not to my liking. The opening salad and final dessert were very good, however. Crop is a nice destination and I may give it one more try and hope I order the right thing.
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  • Great spot for date night
    NoChainRestaurants
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great food in beautifully restored building. Inventive cocktails.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Memorable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We love Crop Bistro. It is always consistent in delivering a delicious meal and the staff is very attentive. Enjoyed the Faroe Island Salmon, CAB ribeye, the shrimp and ravioli, and the pasta dish of the night. Everyone was delighted with the beet salads. Give the balsamic Popcorn appetizer a try, you will not be disappointed.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Crop
    nsrs102
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I had not been there in a while. First time the food and service was great. Last Friday the food was dreadful I had a pork chop that was so tuff it bit back. My husband and son had a Delmonico steak I have never seen a cut so thin. Our waiter was OK as far as bringing our food in a timely manner unfortunately we left with the impression that it was an inconvenience for him to wait on us. We will not be going back anytime soon.
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  • Delicious
    Jackiejean18
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Great food, service and overall experience. The food was outstanding. Try the cherry bombs! Absolutely to die for!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Special Occasion Place
    GrlsWknd
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Crop Bistro has a wonderful vibrancy about it on a Saturday evening that can't help but make you glad you've chosen it for your special occasion dining experience. The ambiance is lively, the service is excellent, the food is top notch, and the overall experience is, and remains, a very memorable evening. Crop is the kind of restaurant you can't wait to show off as one of the best of the best in Cleveland.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely!
    Photoguy
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    One if the best all-around meals I've had in a very long time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.