About Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar is a fresh, colorful and fun Latin American restaurant experience inspired by Central & South America, Cuba and the Latin Caribbean. With guidance from our warm and welcoming staff, our guests discover the bold flavors and vibrant cultures of Latin America without leaving their comfort zone. Our approachable menu features freshly prepared guacamole, slow roasted and grilled meats, fresh seafood and homemade salsas. The rhythm of Latin Music sets the tone at our unique rum bar that offers fresh muddled Mojitos, over 50 selections of Rum and an affordable and exciting wine list.

28601 Chagrin Boulevard
Suite 900
Cleveland, OH 44122
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Latin American, Caribbean, South American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch & Dinner
Sun - Thu: 11am to 10pm
Fri - Sat: 11am to 11pm

Late Night Dining
Sun - Thu: Until 11pm
Fri - Sat: Until 12am

Bar
Sun - Thu: Until 11pm
Fri - Sat: Until 12am

Cross Street:
Highway 271 / Chagrin Boulevard

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(216) 896-9020

Website:
http://www.paladarlatinkitchen.com/

Catering:
Your guests will love discovering the flavors of Latin America at your off-site catered event. Consider Paladar your partner in organizing a successful event. Please contact us to discuss further or view our catering menu at www.paladarlatinkitchen.com.

Parking Details:
There is a large parking lot available; valet parking also offered in the evenings.

Private Party Facilities:
Paladar would be delighted to host your event at our restaurant. We are able to accommodate groups ranging from 12 to 35 guests in our private and or semi private dining room. Our private space is equipped with full A/V capabilities.

Private Party Contact:
Courtney Mesick: (888) 589-0128

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (29)
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Great for Lunch (24)
Good for a Date (22)
Happy Hour (21)
Fun (21)
Comfort Food (19)
Special Occasion (17)
Good Vegetarian Options (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Authentic (13)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Great for Brunch (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Business Meals (8)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Healthy (8)
People Watching (8)
Spicy (8)
Hot Spot (7)
Tapas (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Romantic (7)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Vegan (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Cozy (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined a day ago

Food and service was great, but the kitchen was very slow.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Great food and great service!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 3 days ago

Shalonda was great and took care of everyone and everything without any issues!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 3 days ago

I always eat at Paladar when I’m in Beachwood for work!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and service was excellent.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 4 days ago

Location and parking are awful here. That's just a heads-up, no negative reflection on the restaurant.

Upon entering the restaurant, hostess was clearly frazzled, but was quick to find our reservation and we were seated immediately.

Our sever was great, if a little slow. We definitely would have enjoyed another round of cocktails had he shown up.

The food was great and came quickly, even on a busy night. Only real complaint was an obnoxious kid screaming consistently... someone from the restaurant needed to address this. We shouldn't have to pay that kind of money to have an evening out, stuck hearing a screaming child. Definitely the parents responsibility, but the restaurant manager could have addressed this. Many people around us were commenting on it.

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·Dined 5 days ago

The bust boy took our 20 dollar appetizer away while we were still eating it and when we notified the wait staff about what happened, they did nothing about it. Also, my entree was cold.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined 5 days ago

Our table of 3 turned into 4. Everyone thought the food and drinks was outstanding. Although the live music was really good, it was not so loud that we couldn’t speak with one another. Altogether, a very enjoyable evening.

Tags: Healthy, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Romantic, Spicy, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

This was Just a friendly afternoon lunch with my girlfriend. The noise level was perfect for us to hear each other speak. The seating on the banquette was so comfortable
The food was very good and the portions were hugh

Tags: Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Spicy, Vegan
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

As always, the food was fantastic as was the service.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had a wonderful evening. The guacamole was incredibly good. We had not seen the option to customize the ingredients before. The chips provided were unique and made it just that much better. The house salad was perfect to share and not fill us up. We had the salmon and the shrimp and grits which we enjoyed as well.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Attentive staff

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The drinks are amazing! Food is good but everything the four of us were served was barely lukewarm. The dishes we had likely would have been great if they were warm. Didn't have the inclination to send back to kitchen but probably should have.

Tags: Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Four of us came for dinner for my husband’s birthday and had a delicious meal. Our waiter was fabulous-friendly, attentive, fun and outgoing.The ambience is great and upbeat and the whole experience was awesome!!

Tags: Spicy, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We dine here every couple of months and have always had good service. We recently found, after requesting through open table to be in her section, that one of our favorite waitresses had moved out of town. The hostess seated us with a close friend and now former colleague of the aforementioned waitress. She was equally as pleasant and attentive. Before leaving, we were visited by the bar manager who brought us two complimentary drinks (equivalent to what we had been drinking) and said that he knew that we came to the restaurant with a special request that couldn’t be met. He said that he hoped to keep our business and just wanted to be sure that everything had satisfactory. Needless to say, we will be back. The menu is updated a few times per year and the food is always consistently good.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Great service and wonderful food!! Both the server and manager were very attentive to our needs!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Due to waiting a ridiculous amount of time, they were good enough give us a discount that was worth the wait. It’s a good place to try and even with this snag, I would try it again. Yummy food and drinks.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and great service!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 25, 2018

It has been a while since my last visit. The new menu has new selections which are delectable. As always the service and the ambiance add to the excellent Latin food.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Fun
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Lunch was great and a bargain. Very enjoyable, thanks.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Waited an hour to be seated even though we had a reservation. The restaurant staff was neither apologetic nor accommodating.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Amazing experience! Definitely recommend!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Loved all
Of it from start to finish
Rum braised pork is spot on and really hard to beat

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always a great experience when dining at Paladar! Great unique food, great drinks, and great service! What else could you possibly ask for? Our go to place for birthdays or just a night out. Highly recommend!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Vegan, Fun, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was great as always. The service was not up to its usual high standard, which was disappointing.

Tags: Authentic, Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We have been here multiple times and have never been disappointed!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Fabulous as always! Never had a bad meal, poor service or bad drink here! Always spot on and delicious! Yumm!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Fun, Healthy, Tapas, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The hostesses are so very nice and welcoming! Very accommodating as well when we had a change in our res. Always great food and service!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We have been to Paladar twice in last few weeks and the place has changed.Items have new recipes.There seems to be a effort to leave out ingredients and to diminish portions in an attempt to maintain prices-no sugar cubes in the mohitos,no hearts of palm in the so named salad,bean soup portions much smaller than before and with less garnish .Sorry to see such changes in a restaurant we used to enjoy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Nice food!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We’re at Paladar on the New Year’s Eve. Place was busy and loud. Music was great, but service not so much. We ordered from prefixed menu. My husband’s first course came right away, but for mine it took forever, and I thought they forgot. It came pretty much at the same time as our second course.
I like the place, but I’m not sure if they had enough stuff for the busy night as it was on New Year’s Eve.
I’m hoping for better service next time.

Tags: Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve was very crowded and very loud. Very fun! Food is always delicious. New Years is a hard night for restaurants and they did a nice job!

Tags: Spicy, Fun, Authentic, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

the food was terrible, over cooked, and over priced. I wouldn't recommend this restaurant for food. The drinks were ok but not spectacular. Our waiter comped our dessert b/c I think he could tell how disappointed we were in the food. That part was good.

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

A perfectly delightful wait staff. Michael is the best, gracious, attentive and so helpful. Thank you paladar see you again soon!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were seated on New Year's Eve without delay. Service was prompt and friendly. The staff kept watch on our beverages and during the meal several times we were asked how our food tasted and if we needed anything. Live music was a welcome addition.

We tend to order the same dishes and drinks on each visit, having found menu favorites. The consistency and quality are impeccable. The standard guac, your chips and a Margarita are always a great start. On the Argentinian Mixed Grill, the chicken tends to be a bit dry compared to shish ka bob chicken at another favorite restaurant, Anatolia Cafe. Perhaps the meat could be marinated or cooked a little less so it tasted as good as the steak and sausage. My wife's quinoa burger was excellent as usual. It was beautiful to look at, too!

The only gripes are minor. The back corner table in the bar area and other tables along the windows can get cold. The background sound level of diners' voices can get too loud to hear our table's conversation without people needing to speak loudly. That causes us to skip dessert or an extra drink. The waitress could have raised her voice a bit more so that she could be more easily heard over the other noise.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Vegan, Good for Groups
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Never got one of the 4 dinners right. Both temp and seasoning off
They did comp it though

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

First time visiting, good food, good location, great service!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

amazing service! Amazing food! Our server Matthew was awesome!


We will be coming back very soon

Tags: Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Our waitress Ashley was outstanding, I'd ask to sit in her section if possible. Rum flight was a little harsh as a tasting flight, it was interesting but a one and done for me. We had everything from Calamari to burgers to duck tacos, and desert. Food is always good. Enjoy!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 27, 2017

good food as usual service not as good as in past

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