Alley Cat Oyster Bar
Valentine's Day Special Menus & More
We will be offering wine and cuisine specials in addition to our a la carte menu selections.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Great atmosphere and place to enjoy dinner with friends or date night. The clam chowder was the best I’ve had in a while. The menu has a good variety if you do not like seafood and they were great at accommodating our wants and needs.
Our food was just ok for the price. The oil for the bread is not very good either, could suggest mixing balsamic with it. Very bland.
Very good seafood. Servers were attentive to details.
Great service. Food was done perfectly. Great view. Easy parking close by. My only complaint was concerning the door. Arrived early, about 4:30 for a 5pm reservation on a Sun and thought the door was locked as it did not open. Went across the street for a cocktail and returned closer to 5. There was plenty of activity within. Found out they had been having trouble with the door. So while this is a minor inconvenience, I would not let this deter me from returning. A sign on the door would have been nice.
We had a nice first visit to this location and enjoyed it much. The oysters were great and the Key Lime Pie presentation was uniquely light and wonderful. Had the Rib Chili which was good. The wait staff was great and the owner did visit and was very pleasant and attentive.
Fantastic food and the service was excellent. Water front view is one that I will always remember.
We arrived early and our table was already set up for us. The blue point oysters were one of the best my fiancé and I have ever eaten! We also split some appetizers - the ceviche was out of this world! The stuffed peppers were tasty but a little too spicy for me. The bloody Mary’s were delicious, too! We will definitely be coming back!
Great experience sitting at the bar with my wife for a casual dinner before a Cavs game. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. Great food. Awesome spot in the revitalized Flats section of Cleveland.
Had NYE dinner at Alley Cat at it was delicious. They didn't jack up prices for NYE and even had a few specials specifically for the night that sounded great. A live band started playing around 7pm, which was nice because the music they were playing through the speakers beforehand was drowning out conversations we were trying to have across the table. Overall, a nice night.
We really enjoyed our dinner at Alley Cat. I especially loved the salad greens and the salmon!
My third visit and I was still disappointed in the food.
Oysters are the only good option.
New Year's Eve dinner. Well paced, attentive and thoughtful service. Was our first time there and would like to go back in summer for happy hour. Truly enjoyed the sea bass.
We were a table of 4 on New Year’s Eve; everything was delicious. Everyone was very nice and we had a great time!
Great view of the river. We were fortunate to watch a freighter going out to the lake. Staff very friendly. Nice starter choices.
Alley Cat accommodated all of my requests for a first date. The food and service was great. The vibe was great. The date went great.
We were a bit disappointed with the food and surprised the bread was served cold with olive oil. Burger was more like meatloaf than a burger. The cobia had bones, not great. The calamari was good as was the clam chowder. We sampled the hot peppers, clam chowder, steamed middle neck clams, pork steak, the raw oyster platter (chefs choice), sweet and sour coleslaw. It was good enough to go back for lunch or happy hour but not sure we would go back for a special event. Also we tried to order red wine and they were out of quite a few.
Had great service and great food when we stopped for a quick bite before a concert. Manager was especially attentive. We got out in good time as requested. All around just right.
Amazing seafood and beautiful views of the river. Everything was cooked to perfection.
Best place I’ve been to in a long time. Service and food was EXCELLENT. My new SPOT!!
We were attending a concert at Quicken Loans
Took the daughter and her boyfriend out for post thanksgiving eats. Oyster appetizers are the best in Cleveland. All the entrees were very good. I had the mac 'n cheese and it exceeded my expectations. Our waiter was great and really helpful with our choices.
Went on a Saturday evening. Great service, great food, great views. Best birthday dinner thus far. Staff was great explaining food and drink. Very courteous and food was wonderful.
Excellent seafood and more restaurant. Wish the crew would have seated us next to the window as they were open when we arrived on time for our reservation. Also they need to put overhead lights over each table as we could not read the menu without iPhone light. So improve the lighting. Other than that we loved it.
Dale was the best! Bar tender/server. He made an iced late not on menu for us. Delicious!
The food and service were amazing. We never felt rushed and had an enjoyable date
Food was outstanding and different. We always enjoy Zack's culinary creations and this was definitely one of our top meals. We will be back someday soon!
The food was great as was the service. We went there early before going to a concert. It was easy to get to and we weren’t rushed.
Had a wonderful time. We had a group of 6 and our server Chelsea was awesome. Will definitely be back.
The Cobia dish I had ordered tasted too fishy, un pleasant, probably should have sent it back
Great food and drinks in a fun location. Oysters were awesome!
We went to try the clambake and was very disappointed. The clams were underdone and some not fully opened. The sweet potatoes were all raw for the majority of the guests. The best part of the meal was the flavor of the chicken served with the clams. We also had some sides off the regular menu and were not impressed. Oysters were the best part of the entire meal. Besides the food disappointments, service was phenomenal. Server, Chris was fantastic along with Scott who helped out. Tommy, the manager, was hands on and approachable. He reconciled the issue with the clams being underdone by providing a new dozen to the table.
Great place on the water in The Land , food was awesome, and service was too
Excellent food I had the octopus which was absolutely fabulous! I highly recommend alley cat!
Alley Cat is a dependably great experience. I had the season Mahi Mahi dish with a pumpkin puree and it was to die for!
Alley cat is my go to restaurant for great food and service! Unfortunately, there was a rude table setting behind us and made inappropriate and rude comments to my friend. When brought up to waitress, she just shrugged it off. Other than that, enjoyed out wine and food.
Fantastic place for a date night or get together with friends. The oysters were incredible but the lobster roll stole the show.
I'm a regular, so there's that. The menu has gone through a few changes recently, and ... I like it!
This wasn't a usual Summer evening at water's edge. But then again, it's not Summer any more. With all the roll-up doors to the patios open, it was quite chilly inside, and this did take away from the enjoyment. But, I knew that going in, and moved beyond.
Service was, as usual ... excellent. The waiter was attentive, able to quickly answer questions, and was always around if needed. Now, that may have been because it wasn't busy, but hey ... don't look a gift-horse in the mouth.
Like I mentioned, the menu's been updated. I went for the French Onion Soup, a cup that was piping hot and just enough to start things off; a wedge salad, with a tasty dressing and a serving for at least two; and a nice selection of oysters.
The restaurant is located in a high-visibility entertainment area. Some of the neighbors aren't as concerned about service; that's why I like it here. Some are way too noisy for a conversation; again, a reason to go here. Some go into outer-space on the menu; that's another point for this place.
Dine at Alley Cat's. It's one in a small chain of locally owned/operated places. You won't go wrong.
Went out with some friends for my birthday. Great food, great service, and you can’t beat the view.
Amazing food, fantastic service and great view. Our server was outstanding.