Austin's Smokin' Steakhouse

4.4
302 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
At Austin's, we've been cooking the old fashioned way since 1994. We start with the freshest ingredients we can find, delivered to our kitchen each day of the week. We make everything on our menu from scratch, every day. We grill over hardwood, not gas, the way that it was a long time ago. It may not be the fastest or least expensive way to do business, but for us, it is the only way. We want each meal you enjoy with us to be a memorable and delicious one; so we work hard preparing each dish to order, smoking ribs and brisket, filleting fresh fish, hand cutting steaks, preparing homemade soups daily and baking our fresh breads and desserts. Its a difference you can taste and one we hope you will keep coming back for. At Austin's, everything we do, we do because our customers deserve it. We will always insist on a level of service and quality that helps us deserve you.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM, Friday - Saturday: 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM, Sunday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Phone number
(440) 442-4340
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Catering
We cater parties of 40 to 400 people.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
I271 & Wilson Mills
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 302 People Are Saying
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New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Our reservation was honored immediately upon arrival. Drinks and bread basket were delicious. Service was excellent. My husband and I ordered the rib eye steak. Tasty but thin and very fatty in addition to not being hot when served. Baked potato was very good and very hot.

I gave this restaurant 3 stars because they advertise as a steak house and it was the steak that had the most negative comments

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JU
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

BBQ is always great especially the combo platter. Specials were good too. Dessert was average.

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WB
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, friendly and informed help! Moderately priced!

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m
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We all enjoyed are food. The brisket was very tender and tasty, My Husband had the fish and chips and he enjoyed them. We will come back . The waitress was very good.

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KN
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Prime Rib was excellent! And the service was outstanding

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B
Cleveland
39 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very good restaurant. We usually order off of sandwich or salads section, although ahi tuna and ribs are also excellent. Prices and service usually very good even when busy, which is the norm. Drinks are well made and reasonably priced.

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BK
Cleveland
52 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had just moved into new apartment nearby and needed to unwind. Everything was great - drinks, service. Really enjoyed our steaks. Will definitely be back soon.

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CS
Columbus
5 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I've only been there twice, both for business with larger groups. No long wait for food or service. Every one is always very friendly.

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BT
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was good at good value

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b
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service- food prepared excellent- serving time - very good!! We have been there many times for brunch - never disappointed! Great job!

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OT
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service

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GL
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, special requests quickly accommodated.

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SM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waiter was very attentive and knowledgeable. Planning on returning again.

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l
Columbus
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

The food was not great. i spent a lot of money on a steak that was not very good.

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DS
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, loved everything about the place. The smoked prime rib was to die for. Will be back soon.

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T
Cleveland
12 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Four of us had dinner and all was very good. My strip steak was a bit small compared to other strips I’ve had at Austin’s but was tasty. All of had to send our potatoes back because they were cold and the server forgot to bring my salad till later. Also, the server never brought rolls which they always serve at Austin’s.
We did all enjoy our meals in spite of the errors.

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s
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

this was my first visit to your fine establishment. My mom is an a nursing facililty 10 minutes away and said she wanted "steak" for dinner!. I asked google steaks in area and you came up! So glad we went, had a wonderful and will definitely be back again as Mom and I go out frequently to eat and get some "real food" away from nursing home food! Thanks and see you soon!

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BR
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Austins for the best ribs. Wonderful food & friendly service!

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NR
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We love the food at Austin's. The service is always great.
We went this time for my husband's birthday, which was ignored. Also, a vegetable served with the fillets would have been nice.

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XO
Cleveland
11 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Our food was very good- we got fish and chips and the trout. Our server was friendly and pretty attentive but forgot our bread and salads. We were offered dessert by our server for the mishap but dietary restrictions prevented us from taking her up on it.

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EW
Cleveland
8 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent value great food! Enjoyed very good service and the food is always delicious! From fish to ribs and salads we all enjoyed our meals!!

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MS
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Always had a good meal here. Service good. Can be a bit noisy at times, have to talk loud to be hear across table.

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DL
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We’ve always liked Austin’s. Our son was in from NY and we took him there for his birthday. I ordered “Phil’s favorite salad” which is no longer on the menue but still served. Husband and son got Dan’s ribeye.
(Very good) There were almond slivers instead of pine nuts in my salad and the chicken used to be prepared differently for this signature salad, but it was ok, just not the same.
Our server was VERY nice! She even brought a complimentary slice of cheesecake w/a candle for our son and sang with us. Then she brought back our credit card and said she ran it 4 times but wouldn’t go through. (!) It turned out that there was something wrong with their credit card server and they had to take everyone’s info by hand and run them later.
Soooo..a mixed bag THAT night. Lol.

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J
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The Food here is always good

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w
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Older vibe to this restaurant, and needs a little more ambiance & background sounds. Food was prepared well, and steaks were correctly done to each request from well to medium rare (although steaks may be over priced). The sampler platter with brisket, ribs and pulled pork was very good and good value. Overall very good service and they were busy on the Saturday night we dined there.

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RJ
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always excellent!

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AW
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Place seemed a little outdated, dusty. The AC was COLD, and several around us complained only to be told the AC was set to 74. It was unpleasant. Also only one ladies' room stall, which seemed inadequate at 7pm on a Saturday night (there were people waiting). Food was okay, nothing special. Same for service.

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GG
Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The food and service were O.K. I was disappointed in my reservations via Open Table for our anniversary. When we arrived the hostess mentioned that they had been expecting us, and then took us to the table nearest the restrooms, next to seating for those waiting for a table. The restaurant wasn't crowded. Maybe we should have said something, but decided we simply wouldn't return,

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7
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

The ribs and brisket sandwich are the very best in the city.

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t
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I hadn't been in Austin's in a while and wanted to check it out again. The food and service were fantastic! They were busy on a Saturday night and it didn't slow down the flow of food or drinks coming out. It's a nice in-between steak house, it's not cheap like a steak chain but isn't expensive like the common steakhouses around here. It's worth the money with the distinct taste of the flavor of the meat that you won't get at other steakhouses. Plenty of appetizer options and alcohol too. What's nice is the steak entrees include a side and a salad, it's not a-la-carte. Everything was wonderful including our server Laura. Will definitely be back and recommended my family to give it a try as well!

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OT
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Historically has been inconsistent and they are definitely in a low now. We overheard they ran out of brisket at 630 on a Saturday night. Most of what I had on my plate was fat so it was probably the last scrapings that should not have been served. They up charge for more things than they should. Won't be back for a while

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MM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food is excellent, service is great. We have been there a couple of times and have had a wonderful meal and experience each time. We will be back!

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LB
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were very happy with our dining experience. We took my parents out - actually, they took us out! My mother loves steak, and she is trying to gain weight, so we take her out for steak often. Each one of us was happy with our food, and the service was very good.

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OT
Cleveland
7 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service is always great.

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JE
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

After our server took our drink orders and brought us our drinks, we waited about 10-15 minutes, until I flagged down someone else to have our dinner orders taken. Other than that everything was good.

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BJ
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My daughter and I had an early dinner at Austin's. We had been there once before. The waitress was friendly and helpful. We were comfortable in a booth. We both had petit filets. They were cooked to perfection. We decided to have dessert. The dessert portions were large. I had key lime pie which was delicious. My daughter had bread pudding - - also delicious. A wonderful dining experience!

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JN
Cleveland
11 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 3

Good great. Poor service. Obviously not enough help

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New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food at Austin's is always consistent - no surprises. It is good, generous, with
pleasant and attentive service. We have tried many different items on the menu, and
they are always satisfying. Not low calorie - tho' one could always have a salad, and
somehow our plates are always clean when we are finished. Austine's is our go to place
when we want to feel full and happy.

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s
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service. Everyone is so friendly and nice and helpful and we love their ribs

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B
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was good, waiter was a hoot. Got right into joking around with us. The reason for only four stars was the portion of cedar salmon was small and they did not leave it on the cedar plank so didn't have the full flavor of the cedar.
However, my "well done" steak was "well done" on the first shot. Salad was fresh, corn muffins good and baked potato large.

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