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Ken Stewart's East Bank
Ken Stewart's East Bank
  • Address:
    1121 West 10th Street
    Underneath the Aloft Hotel
    Cleveland, OH 44113
    Neighborhood:
    The Flats
  • Cuisine:
    American
    Price: $50 and over

Ken Stewart's East Bank Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://kenstewarts.com/eastbank
  • Phone: (216) 696-8400
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Monday - Saturday : 5:00pm - Close
    Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30am - 2:30pm




  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main St. & West 10th
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Ken Stewart's East Bank
Ken Stewart's East Bank is located underneath the new A Loft Hotel.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "Great food and service. Great for special occasions."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "The service here was terrible. We waited a very long time, at least 25 minutes to see our waitress. As we waited, the hostess came over to our table at least three times to tell us our waitress would be over shortly because she was busy with a table outside. But there were only 5 tables total filled with guests including our table. There were at max 20 guests in the entire restaurant. Once we finally got to order our food, it took another 30 minutes to be served. In the meantime, we ordered a very over priced shot. Yes, a shot with a "special ice cube" cost us $18.50 per shot. Finally the food came, it was just ok. Terrible service for such an "upscale" restaurant. This will be my first and last visit. My fiances bday wasn't acknowledged"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Food was amazing, service was excellent, atmosphere was very, very nice! I would highly recommend. A little more casual then the Grille in Akron. A perfect fit for where it is in Cleveland! Always consistent! Pricey but worth it!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We love Ken Stewart's! We usually go to the Lodge in Bath since we live close. East Bank is a great spot and kudos to Ken for getting in early on the Flats revitalization. Great service and always great food. Try the beet salad and potato crusted halibut with Latin city corn. My favorite."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Four of us went for lunch and had our choice of tables. We sat near the enclosed flame. I had a lovely glass of Ken Stewart's Cab and had a hard time choosing what to eat because there were so many interesting choices. I had the sliders with the bacon jam. Yum! We also order the lobster roll, chicken salad, and soup and grilled cheese. Our wait person was skillful, helpful, and well trained. Our desserts were the perfect ending. I had the chocolate mousse with almond crisp. My husband thought the peanut butter bomb was too sweet. This is a good place for the bar and the innovative food."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Our bill, for four, with no alcohol was almost $300.00 That's ok when the food and service are great. But this was just.....ok. We won't be back."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Came here for an early dinner after work with a co-worker. This wasn't my first visit and I've never been disappointed. They're known for magnificent steaks, but as Ken Stewart himself recommended, he's never had better French onion soup. I agree. Such a rich, beefy broth and they took the time to slowly carmelize the onions to bring out their sweetness. Same goes for the au gratin potatoes, best ever. It was Friday and my friend was set on ordering fish. He got the perch and said he's never had better. A growing number of places in Cleveland cook steak well, but Ken Stewart's does everything well."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "My friend and I were searching for a dinning experience with great food, service and ambiance for a 'girls night out. We have tried several restaurants in Cleveland in search for that perfect mix of great food. We found the answer in Ken Stewart's place on the West Bank of the Flats! We shared a wonderful Fois Gras , also shared wonderful endive salad then proceeded to enjoy steak and lamb chops placed on bed of lobster risotto, wow! We also enjoyed the Ken Stewart house Merlot, nice pick. We ended evening with a shared Chocolate raspberry napoleon-we gave this dinning experience a 5 yummy rating! Last but least, using' open table' for our reservations made the experience just that much more exceptional!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "I have been to all of Ken Stewart's restaurants, and have never been disappointed. From the moment you walk in the door, it is obvious that you are in a establishment that is a cut above the rest. Knowledgeable servers, excellent bartenders, and a friendly staff make for a great overall experience. Add the phenomenal food to the mix that Ken is known for, and it makes for a wonderful dining experience in the newly renovated East Bank area of Cleveland. I will be back!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "happy to visit the new Ken Stewart location. The service was truly outstanding. The food however is hugely expensive even for a high-level steak house. For the prices charged, the steak I had was very nice but hardly the best thing I have ever had, especially when paying $50 for the plate. I think the location is great down in the Flats area and I do want that area to succeed but this is out of the realm of most "regular folks" with respect to cost in my opinion, especially when dinner for two with drinks and wine comes to $250!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Menu reads better than it tastes. Five star prices for two star food."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had a group of 5 celebrating my birthday. The menu offered something for every palette. The food was absolutely delicious! We especially enjoyed the beet salad, onion soup, salmon, steak, crab cakes - and the chocolate and lemon deserts. Our server was very attentive without being intrusive. It was a fantastic dinner with the best service we could want. The wine menu, while amazing, needs to add selections in the $30-$40's price ranges. The lowest bottle of cabernet was $72. Surprisingly, Ken Stewart puts his name on a much to be desired $36 selection. The new outside patio is uninviting at this time. We are all hoping for improvements there! Overall, I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Love the atmosphere. Wait staff was excellent. Lobster bisque was good. . Not heavy. Entrée was okay just too much food. Perch sandwich. I should stick to soup/salads."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "What a fabulous addition to Cleveland's food scene! We were impressed with not only the food, but the entire staff as well. Everyone made us feel welcome, from the hostesses to the bartenders, to the server. We had the bone-in ribeye and the sea bass for dinner, and they were both perfectly prepared and fantastic! I think we've found our new favorite spot!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I cannot say enough about my experience at Ken Stewart's. From the moment I arrived everything was topnotch. A friendly staff at the bar for cocktails, wonderfully attentive but not overbearing wait staff and the best food I have had in a long long time. Salads were fresh and crisp. Our entrees (Seabass and a Ribeye) were cooked to perfection. And we ended our night with a dessert that was the perfect size for two to share. Well played Ken Stewart's. I surrender to you and cannot wait to return."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I've been here 2 previous times and was very satisfied, but this last trip was different. Four of us ordered dry aged strip steaks and 3 of them were over cooked. 460.00 is a little steep but if the food is prepared correct and the service is good then it's worth it."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My husband and I dined at Ken Stewarts East Bank last week and we were thrilled with our experience. This was our first time dinning at his Cleveland location and we were not disappointed. We started off with the calamari, a dish that we always get at his Akron restaurants, and a half dozen oysters. These oysters were the larger oysters I have ever seen in my entire life and I can say that they were hands down the best. For my main course I ordered the salmon which was spectacular, very light and flavorful- perfect for summer. My husband ordered the bone in waygu ribeye, he said it was the best he has ever had. We also shared an side of truffle fries which I can never resist!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My wife and I have eaten a some of the greatest places in the country. Ken Stewart's rivals them all."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Wine was warm. The waiter tried to chill it but he did so by being bent over our table twirling the bottle in ice for a long time. Lobster Bisque was mediocre. Fish entree's were good but not "wow". Noise level was too high for our liking. For a $200 dinner we were overall unimpressed."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "A great dining experience and representation of Cleveland's great food scene!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The bar service was excellent. Food and service were both above average. Ken Stewart stopped by our table to say hello and seemed to really car about our opinions."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Our server was terrible. He went on and on about his favorite dishes never shutting up and giving us a chance to peruse the menu and make an adult choice of our our own. Then when we did make our selection if it wasn't what he had previously spoke about he just gave a look like I never mentioned that. Food was so so, I have had better at prior visits to the restaurant."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Dined at Ken Stewart's twice and had the same waiter both time. Marcos is truly an asset to this fine dining restaurant. His recommendations were top notch and he made you feel comfortable and important. We tried the Crab Legs, the Lamb, the Pork Tenderloin and the trio of tuna, steak and shrimp. Along with the Lobster Bisque soup and the Calamari. There is nothing there that doesn't taste absolutely delicious. While I feel the items that are Market Price are a bit high, the rest of the experience is top notch. That is the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars. I wouldn't hesitate to dine here any chance I had."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "One of the best steaks I have ever had...top 5 for sure...never had one better in Vegas. Only ones to compare we're in Chicago or Rathbuns in Atlanta. Worth every penny! Can't wait to go back. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I wish I would have read other reviews before I booked Ken Stewart's East Bank for a romantic night out with my wife, Service wasn't what I expected from Ken Stewart's staff. The food was over priced, two salads, two glasses of wine, and two dinners for $187.00 in Cleveland is crazy! Disappointing experience."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The food was average and the cost was expensive for average food. The calamari was average, nothing soecial. The tuna tartare had a huge potatoe cake under it that took a away from the delicate taste of the tuna. My dinner, scallops was dissappointing - the scallops were seared on one side only and salty. Quite dissappointing!!!! Not going back again."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "exceeded our expectations in food, service and setting...we are returning soon"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Took my mom and dad here for Mother's Day since they hadn't been there before. They absolutely loved the restaurant. I hadn't had the server we had before, but he was fantastic, one of the best service experiences I've ever had in Cleveland. Before we ordered, Ken Stewart walked in with his wife and went to each table to introduce himself and chat with everyone. Incredibly kind and he even brought bread to our table later on! Really one of the best dining experiences I've ever had and will definitely be back! Thank you so much Ken Stewart's!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Just thought it ranked VERY low on the price/value scale. Also for not being overly crowded, the service was slower than it should have been."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was my 60th birthday and I decided to have dinner with our neighbors at Ken Stewart East Bank to celebrate. I had the crab cakes and pomme fritzes for dinner and had French onion soup as my appetizer. The food was very good. The soup was a bit salty but I did still enjoy it. The garlic flavored fries were excellent. I choose a French wine (Chateau Nuf De Pap) which was also very good. All 4 of our group were too full to have desert. The service was a bit slow but we were not in a hurry. The valets took a long time locating our car but did finally find it. Overall it was a good if not pricey experience. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I can't think of a place where I enjoyed better tasting food in the past year. I ordered two small plates, the lobster deviled eggs and the stuffed peppers. Both were transportive! My wife and I spent most of the dining experience with our eyes rolled back, the dishes were that savory. The two small plates I ordered were $12 each, and that isn't bad for such a wondrous and substantial meal. We were perfectly content without having to order the $90 NY strip steak and the bottle of Chateau Petrus Pomerol wine at $5,500.00."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Food and service was excellent, prices were a bit high so will reserve for special occasions. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Great seafood and steak with many other wonderful options. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "I would definitely return to try more dishes. The Colorado lamb chops were delicious - large and flavorful. Our waiter was informative and attentive. Drawback to the end of the meal was chocolate was missing from the dessert menu."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Beautiful space and view. The restaurant had a nice energy and the host/hostess were warm and inviting. We loved the bourbon selections and had fun picking some new creations for our Manhattans. From the Kamachi to the steak tartare to the entrees we were happier with each choice we made. Well done!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Great location, excellent service good in and out, excellent food. Really enjoyed being in the heart of the flats east bank. Lot of activity. Our server and everyone could not do enough to make the experience better. Pricey, and great presentation of food and drink."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "The new Ken Stewart's East Bank, is a great addition to Downtown Cleveland Dining. The noise level was a bit higher than I appreciated, but one look around the place, showed people enjoying themselves as they embarked on a satisfying and delicious meal. Our table had ordered Chilean Sea Bass, a Filet, and I had the lamb chops-they were cooked to perfection, and the root vegetables complimented the dish nicely. The table also shared, brussel sprouts, scalloped potatoes, and a baked potato. All parties at my table felt they had an excellent meal. Anyone familiar with Ken Stewarts' knows prices aren't cheap, but neither is the quality, we all know the old saying you get what you pay for. Bravo Mr. Stewart"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Hugely over- priced for average ambience and ok food. Staff coming and going to the outside by our table was distracting. "Birthday surprise dessert" contained nuts, which our guest can't digest well. When that was explained, staff said that's it, take or leave. After spending a small fortune, really! Will not go back."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Absolutely phenomenal food, service, and atmosphere! The staff is so friendly and attentive. Lindsey Stewart, the GM, is an absolute doll and extremely professional and courteous. She is constantly checking on her customers to make sure everything is on point, which of course it is! Highly recommend the lobster pot pie- there's an entire lobster in it! My fiancé's ribeye was cooked perfectly and he said iI was the best steak he's ever had. The goat cheese mashed are crazy good and I've been thinking about them ever since. I love all of the Ken Stewart's restaurants, but this is my new favorite and will be a frequent destination for years to come. So happy there's one in CLE now! Worth every minute of the drive. Go there!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Service was first class. Easy access, quiet environment"
    Dined on 4/4/2014