The restaurant has a unique mission; to eat well and do good. Founded in 2007, the mission of EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute is to instill leadership skills in formerly incarcerated men and women through an education in the culinary arts.
Our aim is to change the face of re-entry through food and hospitality.
Please inquire. Hand-ground beef with fines herbes, bacon, mushrooms, arugula, fried garlic & sauce Diane prepared tableside. Served with goose fat-fried potatoes
Foie gras poêlé, pommes-fruits rôties, brioche
Seared Hudson valley foie gras with apple cream sauce, roasted apples & brioche. Recommended with a glass of Pommeau de Normandie, L. Dupont $10
Cuisses de grenouille au beurre d'escargot
Frog legs, garlic, parsley & butter
Had just an amazing time, we were celebrating our anniversary and from start to finish it was perfect. The valet was friendly and parked our car right up front. When we walked into the dining room we were greeted by a friendly young gentleman who took our coats and showed us to our table. Right in front of the fireplace, the best seat in the house I’d say.
The server was quick to greet us and knew a lot about the the cocktails, they weren’t quite sure about the bourbon I asked for but the manager was there quick to provide an answer. In fact every time we needed something or had a question someone was there with a quick answer.
The food was outstanding, I had the lobster bisque and duck confit which was fall off the bone tender and my wife had the local green salad and scallops which she said were the best scallops she’d ever had. For dessert we shared the bananas fitter which was prepared tableside, what a treat.
This was our first time eating indoors in almost a year and they did a great job making us feel safe. Table were well spaced. Servers always had their masks on. Yet people were still friendly and it made for a great time. Can’t wait to go back and try edwins again!
We went for the first time two years ago. We were very impressed at the time. Especially with the service- every single person we encountered was professional and solicitous. This time, however:
Waited for valet
Waited for hostess
Waited awhile for bartender even though there was only two people at the bar
Waited half an hour beyond our reservation time
Waited for server to take our appetizer order and she never came back for our entree order until we were done with our appetizers. She didn’t seem well trained on the menu especially drinks.
I must say I didn’t think my main dish was a good value for what I got- a portabella mushroom with zucchini and squash for $20!!
I will compliment the gentleman who passed out the bread. He made sure to interact with us and gave us the one positive experience.
Ambiance-wise I would say that the music did not fit in with the atmosphere. I think it was geared maybe towards the people working in the restaurant as opposed to the guests dining there-too loud and needed a more laid back playlist.
It’s a shame- I had counted this as my favorite restaurant after my first visit but now I will probably not be back.
I’m going to recommend this restaurant because my first experience was so positive and any restaurant can have an off night.
As you walk in, there is a table covered with a few inches of dust, not a good first impression. The food was not worth the price you pay. My wife ordered the salmon with dill sauce and it looked like ground up cat food. She didn’t eat it. My horseradish salmon was raw in the center. The restaurant is listed in the top five of the best romantic restaurants in Cleveland but there’s nothing romantic about it’s ambience. I thought the music which was 80’s and 90’s pop (not really music for a romantic setting) was too loud. The service was slow and we heard two waiters complaining that they had no clue where their food orders were. We ordered dessert and I ordered mine to go. When I arrived home which was an hour away, I opened the dessert container and learned they had given me the wrong dessert. The only thing good about The experience was the banana foster which was excellent. Needless to say, we will not return
Out for dinner with another couple. Two of us had the grouper and two had the salmon. Both were excellent
The beets salad and soups were great too
Edwins is by far our favorite restaurant. The food and service are always outstanding. Plus, Edwins is a great cause. We'll worth the experience!
First time, very pleasant atmosphere and attentive staff. We had the rabbit was excellent, polenta was ok and the scallop's were great as well.
5 star food and service AND mission driven business. Highly recommend.
Everything at Edwin's was excellent. We would highly recommend.
One of the worst dining experiences I’ve ever had. Server was SO rude. Food was dry and way over cooked.
Amazing food and service!!
Food and drinks were just ok.. service not so good.
A varied and diverse menu. Service was a bit "off" on Saturday night.
Great dining experience.
Love the concept and was impressed with the food
Food was delicious
The most amazing restaurant in Cleveland/ northeast Ohio ! Love the service staff so kind and nice
Food delicious like any Michellan star restaurant and trust me I have eaten at a few
Fabulous dinner, very attentive service. The menu has many unusual masterpieces. Frog legs, escargot, foie gras. A nice mix of elegant entrees and medium-size dishes. A good wine list. Everything was well prepared and timely served. It was a great dinner and a wonderful evening.
Great service and food
The salad's are fantastic. The horseradish encrusted salmon was outrageous. I love this restaurant, the mission behind it and the atmosphere!
It was my sister’s birthday and the service was beyond great and the food was DELICIOUS!!! Even the music was phenomenal
Great and genuine place food well worth it service was great
The food was excellent. Our waitress was wonderful. A lovely meal.
Edwin's always has a creative menu which provides a unique experience. Prior experiences with both the food and servers was exceptional. We had celebrated New Years 2019 at Edwin's and had hoped for a great experience again. Our server for New Years Eve was relatively new - 2 months - and not attentive. We waited over 20 minutes for our meal after finishing our salad and 30 minutes for our desert. She never asked if we enjoyed our meal. She took my dinner plate which was 1/2 full away without asking if I wanted a box - I had to catch her as she was walking away. She did not know how to use the register and returned our check but not our credit card - the person who helped her process the card had kept our card??? We will return again as prior experiences would indicate that this evening was not he norm for Edwin's.
Great place for date night.
Super food and great service.
Worth the money for a terrific cause. Food was mostly quite good, not exceptional. Creme brulée was cold and grainy and the scallops were overwhelmed by an overabundance of root vegetables. Still, ultimately a good experience. Will likely return for lunch as we believe in the mission.
Great atmosphere, very friendly staff, food was delicious. Loved the cheese plates and the bananas foster!
Besides a little salty food and a staff member not wearing their mask properly, the experience was really good.
The food, incredible. The service, fantastic.
The owner and staff are welcoming and ready to make sure everything goes smoothly. The pressed duck is delicious and the preparation at the table a pleasant and entertaining experience.
I highly recommend the Coq au Vin and the soufflé. Both are incredible.
This is now my go to place to take my friends when they come to town.
I also highly recommend Edwin's Too for brunch. --- Get the eggs benedict. OMG!
We had dinner at Edwins on Christmas Eve. The entire staff went out of their way to provide us with an awesome dining experience. We are looking forward to dining at Edwins again very soon.
We had a great meal - love the premise behind the restaurant. Will be back soon!
Fabulous food and outstanding service. I definitely will return.
This restaurant supports a great cause! Help people that have made legal mistakes get back on there feet with a portable skill
We finally convinced our kids to go out with us and unfortunately, this did not live up to the expectation. This really tears me up to write this review because Edwin's was my favorite place in the city so I think I will chalk this up to an off night for them because of just so many misses tonight. I don't know if its COVID or maybe something totally different but Edwin's isn't the Edwins that I am used to.
We started the dinner the drink (Pie in the window) but it was overly strong with absinthe to the point that we had sent it back and had to order something different. For appetizers, we got selection of cheeses (4 of them) - really good, and Foie Gras Avec but our server forgot to put this in and it arrived way after we were finished with dinner. For main course, my wife and I ordered Grouper, which was good, my daughter ordered Saumon en croute - however, our server wrote down the wrong dish and we were brought Crouqettes de Saumon, which is an appetizer and it was overly lemony; and our son ordered Le Burger - but it was so salty that we couldn't eat it and had to send it back (kitchen graciously remade it for us to take one home but I know its not the same the next day).
Dessert is as good as usual, Grand Mariner Soufflé is incredible, so is Pyramide du chocolat (their version of flowerless chocolate cake).
Pretty disappointing visit. Edwin's is a special occasion type of place but today it was a complete miss. Let's hope this is just an off night, what otherwise is a great restaurant (judging from my prior couple visits).
First time at Edwins for a post-Thanksgiving date. Everything was excellent! We will be back!
Our evening celebrating our son's birthday was nothing short of wonderful, thanks to the staff at Edwins. They are so accommodating and the food was fabulous as usual!
Thanks again! Always a memorable experience!
I was able to reserve a table for two on short notice; to celebrate my husband's birthday. We were able to get a table by the fire. Staff was very attentive to our needs. The atmosphere was calm and allowed us to relax and enjoy food and each other. This restaurant was recommended by a friend and it surpassed her rave review. Thank you Edwin Staff
Great all around, food and drinks and service.
Fabulous as usual.
A little on the expensive side, but great service and great food!
Outstanding Food and Service. Kudos to a well run and highly efficient venue.
You can order delivery directly from Edwins Restaurant using the Order Online button. Edwins Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (216) 921-3333.
Edwins Restaurant is rated 4.8 stars by 1758 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.