Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern
Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern

Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://ferrissteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: (216) 281-1437
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Dave Tippie
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer a large private dinning room with a fireplace and piano for special occasions.
  • Private Party Contact: Tommy Kneeland 2167988177x
  • Entertainment: In the summer we offer live entertainment on our brand new patio. We use Cleveland"s finest entertainers, offering a wide variety of music. Sit back and relax with a beverage of your choice and enjoy Blues, Jazz, Reggae, Bluegrass, or Rock n Roll. Please see our website or Facebook page for our entertainment schedule.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hilliard
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet Friday and Saturday evenings!
A word from Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern
In 1940, Adele and Ellis Ferris determined to share their hospitality with more than their family and friends. they wanted to reach out to serve the Cleveland community that had welcomed them with open arms. Adele and Ellis wanted to create a legacy for their children, grandchildren, and generations that would follow that would bring them pride all their days.
Starting out in Cleveland on Detroit Rd. Ferris Steak House became a favorite dining place for people from all across the city and outlying suburbs.
The Award-Winning Ferris Steak House continues to serve the highest quality steaks and chops available in Cleveland, with genuine warmth and friendly, prompt service. For many, Ferris Steak House has been the one restaurant where generations of the same family have dined. Where your grandparents or parents had their first date and where you may have yours.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
62 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.8
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (37)neighborhood gem (35)good for groups (25)romantic (23)fit for foodies (23)great for outdoor dining (13)notable wine list (12)late-night find (9)vibrant bar scene (8)kid-friendly (8)great for lunch (7)hot spot (7)great for brunch (2)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Fabulous dining!
    BuniB
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The service was great. Everyone was very friendly and efficient. The food was served in a timely manner and came out very appealing. The food was delicous. I would definitely recommend it to family and friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    A great meal without the stuffy atmosphere. Food was excellent, a little on the high price range but worth it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Started out poorly when we were put at a small table in the piano room which is where we wanted to be on our Anniversary. They moved us out to the bar which I wasn't happy with but turned out good because our waitress was great....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great spot! Highly recommend
    Rogue8
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had a great meal/service, ask for Tera she is great!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing this time
    BroadwaySeries
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    In the past we have been thrilled with the quality of the food and the preparation. This time the medium steak was well done, actually dried out and tough. The replacement was prepared properly but didn't seem as good as it has been in the past. Our dinner companions were very pleased with their meals. Hopefully this was a one off experience, everyone has the occasional bad day. Service was attentive.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First time here.
    nicole
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    First time at Ferris Steakhouse and it was Sweetest Day. It was very romantic and very pretty! Our server was a big help on picking out a drink for me, I was in between two choices. The blueberry basil lemonade is to die for. Our food the Cajun Alfredo Pasta was the best I've ever had in my life and I love my pasta! My husband had a bacon infused burger (don't recall the name) he loved it. It was a wonderful Sweetest Day. We're new to the area and plan on coming back. So delicious!! Thank you so very much for an amazing night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A disappointment :(
    FeinDine
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Despite several great reviews on Open Table, Ferris Steakhouse was a big disappointment. The only exceptional thing about it was the extremely friendly and efficient wait-staff. Otherwise, this restaurant could be anywhere - and not anywhere you'd go out of your way for. Outback Steakhouse has better tasting steaks. :(
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    It was our first time at this restaurant, and we thougt is was outstanding. would go back, and would recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The way dining should be!
    Mark
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    This is truly a neighborhood gem with fantastic food! Best prime rib I have had in years! This is a great restaurant for a romantic dinner or dinner with family and friends. The owner personally comes by and greets each customer and is genuinely happy to have you in his restaurant. There is even a piano player for your listening pleasure, but it not intrusive or solicitation, just there to make your dining experience enjoyable. I highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better than expected
    Cjtakes
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The service was fantastic. It was as if they had a camera on our table as soon as we finished a plate. We Ahi Tuna as an appetizer. It was a little pricey, but well presented with 2 sauces, wasabi, ginger, etc. The salad that came with the meal was well done and the croutons really made it pop. You have several price points to choose for, and if you are on a budget or a diet, could get by rather cheaply with the Grilled Chicken Salad, deleting a couple items if watching your waistline. We went with the frenched pork chops (half order) and bacon wrapped tenderloin. Fantastic. The owner was active getting around the restaurant on a busy Friday night, and while he didn't make our table, we made sure to tell him how great it was on our way out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Nice Find
    YorktownManVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I found Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern through Open Table while on travel to the area. This was an excellent restaurant. The service was great (very personable and attentive). The food was top notch. The restaurant owner made a point to come over for a chat. Very nice overall meal. I will definitely come back the next time I'm in town, and I'll recommend it to my co-workers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The steaks were delicious and the staff couldn't have been nicer. They allowed us time to catch up over cocktails without rushing us. We had a great time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fine Dining at Ferris Steakhouse
    SunnytimesVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Excellent food, always a great dining experience, courteous staff & great ambiance. Ferris Steakhouse is most certainly a neighborhood gem. Every visit is a grand dining experience with great people. Steaks are incredible and the prime rib...delicious. Our server was cordial, attentive and pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lovely setting
    cooper622
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had steaks and prime rib. Both were excellent and served with 2 sides. They had someone playing the piano which was very nice. Great ambiance and service. Very good wine and beer selections and prices!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!
    DRRGP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    SERVICE AND FOOD ARE AWESOME! SERVICE WAS ONE OF THE BEST EVER IN CLEVELAND!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Steak
    1woodsprite
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I love, love, love a tender, juicy, perfectly cooked and seasoned steak and that's JUST what I got at Ferris Steakhouse! The meal couldn't have been any better and the crème brulee was SO creamy and delicious. Worth EVERY calorie ;)
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • great food, great evening!
    nhois
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Wonderful food and service for a night out with 9 friends. Staff was accommodating and attentive, food was top notch. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Atmosphere was good. Service was good but not anything above . Waitress seemed pre-occupied not really giving full attention to customer. Food especially the steaks were superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A little less than expected
    CbusJenn82
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I'm not sure what my expectations were going in to dinner, but overall we really enjoyed our meal. The server was knowledgeable, though the timing was a bit slow on all fronts. The salads were great, and the steaks were very well cooked and extremely delicious. Saw they had an 'early bird' special, 3 courses $22, I think that's more their speed and not the upscale steak house I thought we were going to. But, like I said the steaks were amazing.
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  • So-so
    Mammy
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Staff was friendly and pleasant, dining room was nice, food was just okay ... Comparing it to other local restaurants in the same price range, the food was not so great. It was disappointing due to the food.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great dining experience
    lovesteaks
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Use to indulge at the old Ferris on Detroit. Was not let down at the new Ferris, everything was just as I expected from great restaurant. From the food, to the waiter, to the owners. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys steak and seafood and will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice surprise
    PJ222
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Our visit to Ferris was a nice surprise. Food was great, ambiance just right. Friendly, casual, but suitable for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Still a classic!
    kmo1
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Ferris steakhouse has been around for a long time. It may be in a new area but the classic Ferris feel is ever present. Owner greeted us at our table and stayed to chat for awhile. It was like having dinner at a family members home. Food was very good and service was great. We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ferris
    sld6
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was great, service was outstanding, and loved the piano music!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous!
    MaryfromMiddletown
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    When we planned our visit to Cleveland we did some online research for the don't miss steakhouses in the area. Online reviews were right an absolute don't miss stop!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Jerrynva
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Large group everyone had a great time the only problem was I went against by better judgment and ordered fish at a steakhouse.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved It!
    Foodie
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Our waitress was awesome and helped us decide on our order. She paired the wines with the dishes perfectly. Every dish melted in our mouths, they were so delicious! I've already recommended the place to a friend! Great first time experience!
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    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very overpriced for what you get
    FrankieVIP
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    The menu seemed really great for this place but we were disappointed with our meals. French onion soup was pretty good and we had a great waitress. However, the entrees were not of great quality. The steak was tough and just served with you basic potato choice. Seemed more like a $15 steak. Just not high enough quality for the price.
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  • great steak
    Judy
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Dinner was very good. Steaks were delicious and cheaper than other steak houses. Nice atmosphere and service was terrific--very friendly.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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  • Our Anniversary
    RRReviews
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Annie and I have been back to Ferris' several times because their staff is very friendly and their menu is complete. It's our first choice every time. So glad they moved to Rocky River.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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  • 3rd Generation family owned Gem
    Casper
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Friendly knowledgable staff. Food ingredients local and fresh. Steaks & fish entrees excellent ---cooked to perfection!Salads and side dishes exceptional. Superior to other notable area Steak restaurants in the local metro area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 31 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.8
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 81 reviews are from the Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern reviews archive.
  • The best
    Dommo
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Always a great experience. Food and ambiance are perfect. Excellent steaks and hummus! !
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • TOP 5 IN TOWN FOR SURE
    Frank82
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    THE STEAK WAS GREAT THE SIDES WERE GREAT THE SOUP WAS OUTSTANDING - A TRUE GEM
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The food was outstanding and the waitress was excellent, our experience was perfect!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was all right
    bravery13
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Foodwise, there was nothing remarkable nor unremarkable. The prime rib was good - as I would expect it. My wife said the mahi mahi was okay and its pilaf was better. We had calamari as an appetizer which was good as well but nothing extraordinary. The best part of the meal was a peppercorn sauce (at an extra $3) which was pretty amazing - something i would love to have for home. The greatest issue was the ambiance and pure feel of this steakhouse. It did not feel like a steakhouse (neither good nor a bad thing) but for $30 plates it should be presented more upscale casual than the restaurant is. It looks and feels more like a sports bar with large plasma TVs facing the dining area from the centralized bar. Not cozy at all.
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    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion
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  • Overpriced.
    NoName
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Food was good, but not exceptional and it should be exceptional for the prices. Service was very good. Nice place. But the food is just ok.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    food and service were great!!! it was worth the drive from strongsville to dine here for our special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night
    Willis
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Spent Saturday evening on at ferris. Outdoor patio was spacious and clean, only con was it was next to main road so noise level was high. Ordered the scallops as appetizer..tasted amazing, could've had 2 servings. Went with pork chops as entree, very tender and big portions, probably could get away with a single serving. Wife had the Delmonico steak, large portion again and well seasoned. Nice bar selection and great service. Recommended for a nice night out any day of week.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meh
    VonDdiner
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We weren't that impressed. It was a Saturday night and the place was empty, so apparently others weren't impressed either. The food was fine, just nothing that made us want to go back. We spent $150 on the two of us...usually when we do that we walk away raving about a great meal. This time we both said we'd probably never go back. The place has potential...maybe we just caught it on an off night.
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  • Happy Customer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Great food and atmosphere. The owner always makes it a point acknowledge us and makes you feel very appreciated. Great place! I would highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.