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About Lago East Bank

The regional and contemporary menu at Lago is a culmination of northern Piedmontese dishes to Sicilian seafood dishes inspired by 30 years of Italian cooking and upbringing. The beverage options at Lago are equally as much thought out in standard and craft as the food menu. Lago offers a unique predominantly Italian wine lists where every bottle can also be ordered by the glass, and half bottle. An all European draft beer selection, well thought out craft bottled beer, Italian inspired handcrafted cocktail & martini list sets Lago apart from all the rest! Lago’s philosophy is simple… The freshest ingredients, made from scratch menu items, using simple recipes to bring authentic Italian favors to the table. All inside a warm and inviting atmosphere where good food and good friends coexist in blissful harmony.

1091 W. 10th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, American, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Kitchen
Sunday-Thursday 11am-10:30pm | Late Night Menu 10:30pm-1:30am
Friday-Saturday 11am-11:30pm | Late Night Menu 11:30pm-1:30am

Bar
Monday-Sunday 11am-2:30am

Cross Street:
Main Ave | East Bank of the Flats in Downtown Cleveland

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(216) 862-8065

Website:
http://www.lagoeastbank.com/

Entertainment:
DJs every Friday and Saturday night!

Catering:
Lago Custom Events at the Riviera Room strives to provide restaurant quality food in a beautiful banquet setting where the craft and time put into each recipe is not only evident in the taste but in the care taken in the presentation and service. Lago not only specializes in Italian culinary heritage but also has a creative imagination for many palates. The service, attention to detail and hospitality provided will all but exceed the quality of food and beverage prepared out of the scratch kitchen located in the same home as the Aloft Hotel Downtown Cleveland.

Parking Details:
24 hour access to valet, garage and surface lot parking!

Public Transit:
RTA Red Line

Executive Chef:
Fabio Salerno

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special occasion with family & friends or hosting a corporate event, Lago East Bank & Lago Custom Events can accommodate all of your special event needs. Our property features several dynamic spaces to host your next event. From intimate to extravagant, Lago has you covered!

Lago East Bank Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (15)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Cozy (12)
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Special Occasion (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (9)
Romantic (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Casual (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Business Meals (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Fun (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
People Watching (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Waterfront (4)
Authentic (3)
Healthy (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Spicy (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

The food was outstanding and our server Krista was super friendly! We were celebrating my boyfriend’s birthday and he tried the breakfast pizza, I had the breakfast burrito, and we split the chicken and waffles. Everything was absolutely delicious!!! We will definitely be back!

Tags: Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Cozy, Great for Brunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service. Food was amazing

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We were able to get a reservation on NYE, got there early and we were able to sit at the bar while we waited for our table the ladies bartending made great wine recommendations and we decided to stay and eat in our seats at the bar. Got the steak special, also recommended by the ladies, it was amazing. We stayed there for quite a while before leaving to watch the ball drop. Over the last year this has been one of our favorite places to go for dinner and we will definitely keep going back. Great food, service, atmosphere and overall the experience of going has never let us down.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

I have a very nice planned birthday and my friend was very happy with food and restaurant . Will visit again soon for lunch or dinner .

Happy New Year !

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Overall great place...... Thought the food and service was great....

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Xmas eve dinner was a great experience.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Quiet, beautifully decorated for Christmas, and an enchanting addition to the East Bank of the Flats. Do order: Scotch Mule, Baby Amarone, Caesar salad, veal tortelloni, short rib beef ragu pasta, and the pistachio mousse.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Wonderful way to celebrate my daughters birthday. The service was spot on. The food fresh and very home made. Nothing felt pre packaged. The noodles were melt in your mouth. The lobster gnocchi was insane. I also loved the chocolate lava cake. The tiramisu my kids had was tasty too. We love Italian and I would put this at the level of Giovanni’s, Lucas, and Michael Angelo’s. So nice to have another wonderful Italian Restruant in Cleveland. Thanks for a wonderful evening.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 16, 2017

This was my second visit to Lago East Bank. Alieo was the server both times, and provided excellent service, while being very personable.
The food was exceptional, and my husband's lobster gnocchi dish was absolutely delicious. I chose the salmon on this visit, and it was perfectly prepared.
The wine selection at Lago is extensive and outstanding.
We will definitely be back, hopefully to try out their patio next summer!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 13, 2017

we got the lunch express thinking it would be a value and be speedy...it was neither! our lunch took almost two hours and i left hungry. the half sandwich half salad was $14 and the salad was teeny and there was maybe one ounce of turkey. it was extremely expensive for what it was and really wasn’t good either. we both got a cup for $6 which was also extremely small, i wouldn’t even pay $3 for it. i left hungry and spent A LOT of money! i won’t be back

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

The meatballs are to die for! Great dining spot, very nice staff, great atmosphere.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Everything was very good here. Wine, bread, salads, and entrees. The men had a 7 oz. Filet special that they both loved. I had linguine that was very good and the other person had the papperdelle, she enjoyed it, but did say it was a little spicy. Our waitress was very nice and knowledgeable.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great service, food portions were modest but delicious! And a good selection of beer and wine.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We love everything about Lago! The food was amazing. I had the veal chop and my daughter had the lobster gnocchi. The meatball appetizer was delicious! The place is very nice and our service was great! We will definitely be back!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Went for restaurant week. Enjoyed this place...however wish there was more lobster in the gnocchi and wish there was more beef in the pasta with beef short rib. Calamari was excellent!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food with excellent service.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was amazing. We were seated by a closed outside door that was VERY drafty making for a cold evening, especially when it’s 20 degrees out.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We went for the mussels and they were not as good as when we had them a year ago. We also ordered pizza and it was so bland and flavorless.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Dined on a Saturday evening, early. Half of our party took advantage of the Restaurant Week menu. We all enjoyed our appetizers, salads and entrees.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Went for restaurant week. Tried each entree, appetizer, and dessert. It wasn’t very flavorful, although the portions were good sized and we did all love the famous meatballs! The drinks were a bit over priced. We enjoyed the live music and the service was good. But we probably won’t be back.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Service and food were spectacular as usual, Lobster Gnocchi was amazing! I always get the meatballs appetizer... I wish they would offer a meatball sub with mushrooms and mozzarella!!! Seriously

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Fun Place. Great meatball appetizer as was the calamari. Sat outside on a pleasant night . Service terrific. I would avoid the lamb loin- no lamb taste unfortunately just that of the coating. Other dishes were very good however - gnocchi and pasta.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I have been to Lago several times. Each time has been a great experience... Great food and great service in a great location.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Everything was wonderful! This is the second time we have been there and would definitely go back even with 1 hour drive. The outside party with the DJ playing ethnic music was a real hit!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We have dined here may times and the food, service is always GREAT!! I would recommend Lago!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Spicy, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Our server was excellent. She was very attentive, courteous, friendly and polite. She always had a smile.
I had the gluten free spaghetti with chorizo and mussels. This was my favorite among the dishes that were served for the night. The taste was excellent but I needed some bread to neutralize the oil in the pasta.
My brother-in-law had the beef short ribs. Tasted good as well but the meat had some fatty portions.
We also ordered the apple pannacotta, chocolate lava cake, and tiramisu. Dessert just tasted ok but texture was alright.
We sat on a booth. The space is for small to medium built people. If you are a heavy set person, sit on the table areas instead as the booths will feel tight.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food was incredible

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Delicious food - their meatball appetizer is AMAZING! It wasn't too busy during lunch time, so definitely a nice spot for a casual business meeting.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Excellent dinner options and very attentive service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, People Watching, Hot Spot
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·Dined on September 25, 2017

The place was perfect for our anniversary dinner. The food was great and the service was the crown of the evening. For our first visit, they took the time to explain their menu and all of the combinations that we could pick from.

Tags: Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Awesome!!! Thank you for hosting “Carls Angels”! Wow - Food was great and service was phenomenal!!!

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 (Des Moines)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Have been a few years ago and didn't expect the quality to be as great as it was then, but it was amazing! Every bite. We had lobster gnocchi, short rib, scallops, and the meatballs. Worth every penny!

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Authentic, Romantic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Beautiful summer night on the patio-Scott provided excellent service!! My snapper was a little too well done, but still tasty. Chef accommodated my vegetable preferences. Delicious dessert!!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Fun
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

The food here was absolutely wonderful. Wait staff was extremely friendly and attentive but not overly so. I'll definitely eat here again next time I'm in Cleveland!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

A special night before a next day wedding. My son and his girlfriend flew in from NYC and my daughter and her boyfriend finally had night's off. As a mom I wanted the evening to be special to finally be together as a family. The sitting was just perfect. Our table of six was right by the patio doors which allowed us to few the skyline. The food was delish and service outstanding. Thank you for making our evening dining wonderful.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 10, 2017

I want to first start off by saying that I had an amazing experience @ Lago a couple of months ago but this time they really missed the mark. Granted my visit was after a Browns game but I wasn't expecting a complete 180 from what I previously experienced. My server and the wait staff seemed completely disenchanted. There was no introduction of hi I'm blank, have you dined with us before, or even just asking if we'd went to the game. It also took her almost 10 minutes to arrive to are real to take our deink order. To clarify, the patio and bar were busy but we were literally the only 2 patrons in the restaurant. I ordered sparkling water and it was deliver with a single lime and the bottle was like warm. She puzzles by the fact that I would need a glass to drink it. She returned 5 minutes later with a glass and no ice... again it was a game day and I had no idea how long she'd been working so I didn't make it an issue. The appetizer was a cauliflower dish that was dreadful. It had 0 flavor and was drenched in an oil that made it almost inedible. The saving grace was the bread. They really do have incredible bread. When the entrees came out I was hoping for a pleasant surprise. I ordered salmon, potatoes, and asparagus. The potatos were great but honestly anyone can cook a good patoato. The asparagus was very forgetful. Instead of giving you some nice stalks they serve it cut up into little sections. For the price it was pretty lame. The salmon dish was $32 and honestly I've had better at Outback. I was starving and I ate the entire meal but it was not worth $137.... not on any planet would I pay that kind of money for an Applebee's level meal.
2 months ago I had Lago ranked amoungst the best in Cleveland and have told others to try it. I will give it one more try but at theor current price point, you're better off spending the evening with Michael Simon @ Lola.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 9, 2017

We had to pay 15.00 to valet verses 10.00 when we went to another restaurant in the flats last weekend. Very pricey restaurant. My beef tortolini was fabulous however my husband ordered the meatballs with pasta, which is available, but not on the menu. The pasta was wheat and was not the best, it was very chewy. Wine is very expensive also so be prepared. I believe the cheapest bottle was 60.00. The last negative comment I have is that the doors were open and everyone was swatting gnats away from their meals. I ended up with one in my wine. Was not a good experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 5, 2017

As usual the food was great and the service amazing! My friend from out of town was here on business and loved her meal. She does not get good Italian in Dallas and loved being able to get great food. Our server was wonderful and it was a Tuesday so half off bottles of wine...well worth it!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Fun, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Healthy, People Watching, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 29, 2017

We enjoyed an amazing meal at Lago East Bank and I am certain we will return again!

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Everything was perfect!!!! Great summer brunch on the patio

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch
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