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The Standard, Cleveland, OH

The Standard

4.8
4.8
810 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
If you are having difficulty booking your reservation, please call general manager Danielle at (216) 269- 0698 or the restaurant directly at (216) 531-9643.

The Standard offers a variety of fine French Moroccan food. We offer many great bourbons, wine, and other spirits to accompany your meal or as an aperitif. Finish off your evening with a fresh espresso, after-dinner drink, and a fine dessert.

Make The Standard your standard!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French, Moroccan
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Wed 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 3:30 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (216) 531-9643
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Said Ouaddaadaa
  • Catering
    Call for details
  • Private party facilities
    Call for Details
  • Neighborhood
    Cleveland East
  • Cross street
    E185 and Harland
  • Parking details
    Street parking or Valet
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 810 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

810 Reviews
  1. LEONR

    Denver

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and the food was excellent. I highly recommend

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  2. DonnaP

    Cleveland

    35 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    35 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Calvin, our server was the best of all the ones we've had in all the times we've come there! It was like he literally read my mind on the things I wanted. From the chateaubriand steak tartar to the shrimp and lobster bisque, to the oysters to the rack of lamb, to the short ribs of beef, all was delicious. Thanks for the great food and service

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  3. LindsayP

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect place for date night. Food is always great. Each time we go both the owner and chef come to each table, chat with guest and how their ask meal was which makes the experience very personable.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a great time, the food was incredible and the service was attentive and not rushed. Amy is a great server and we could not have been happier with our experience

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  5. QueJordan

    Cleveland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It was my wife and I 18th anniversary and wanted some place new the standard made our night rememberable we really enjoyed everything and will be back in the future

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  6. Fr2020

    Cleveland

    94 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    94 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Standard has always been a joy to dine and to share in amazing food. Thanks for the consistency of expert dining —& thanks Brittney for your care and advice!

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  7. SrDeez

    Cleveland

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great atmosphere. Food and service were top shelf. Band came and got a little loud, but would definitely go back.

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  8. Lori

    Cleveland

    41 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious meal, lovely atmosphere, great drinks, excellent service! We will be back!

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  9. AlCapone

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great restaurant for a date, my mistress took me there for the first time and our waitress had the same name of my wife, other than that the food was delicious! We were a little upset that there were no more frog legs since we were planning to take some home to start a curse ritual. Overall 10/10 I’ll be back for sure, maybe with my mistress again or my wife not sure.

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  10. gwgw

    Cleveland

    201 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    201 reviews

    Dined on March 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great for special occasions. An unexpected find in that location. The food was very good and the service was wonderful.

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  11. PamG

    Cleveland

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This restaurant never disappoints! It’s a 45 minute drive for us to get there but we think it’s well worth it. The mix of Moroccan as well as French/Mediterranean dishes is really exciting. The owner/chef (Said)is always there as far as I can tell, working in the kitchen but also stopping by to make sure everything is fine (it always is). The wait staff is every bit as good as the food. Exciting cocktails, discovered live jazz on Thursdays, and portions so generous that lunch or dinner the following day is quite likely. do yourself a favor and go!

    1 person found this helpful

  12. CindyF

    Cleveland

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love sitting at the bar and enjoying fabulous food! Congrats to Said , and the team, on celebrating 5 fabulous years!

    1 person found this helpful

  13. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This place has been amazing every time I go! The food is so delicious! Definitely recommend the short ribs and the wild boar!

    1 person found this helpful

  14. jcfcva

    Cleveland

    18 reviews

    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were having a delayed Valentine’s dinner. I started with New England Clam Chowder. It had a thick broth with a strong bacon flavor. There were plenty of clams in it. The serving was substantial. For dinner my partner ordered filet mignon medallions served over mushroom risotto. This was a special dish for the evening. It was delicious. I had Said’s Paella. There were large shrimp, chicken, mussels, clams, and a couple of small lobster tails in it. There may have been other things, but it’s been a couple of days. I needed a take home box. Very tasty. Service was very friendly. We will be back!

    1 person found this helpful

  15. Jeffrey

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Absolutely incredible experience for our belated Valentine's date. The food was AMAZING. Service was terrific. I might have appreciated being in the main dining room more instead of the covered patio (it's February and it was cold, although the heaters placed around did a credible job of keeping it comfortable and the staff was great about moving them around as needed for everyone's comfort). Would absolutely recommend and we WILL be going back.

    1 person found this helpful

  16. DustinZ

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    That how a dinner should be done at a restaurant! Our waiter was amazing, the atmosphere was perfect and the food was to die for! Bravo

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  17. Badjustbad

    Phoenix

    37 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    First, the restaurant just posted a new menu that we were excited to try but when we get there we were told the menu is not available because it’s Valentine’s Day weekend. Talk about disappointing. The restaurant is so dark that we need our phones to look at the menu and then the food was overly salty.

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  18. JosephZ

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    5 star experience from start to finish. You can tell everything is made to order and made with skill and passion. We will definitely be back.

    1 person found this helpful

  19. TweezH

    Cleveland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good, vibe was cool and service was quick.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome food. Great live music. Cool open kitchen. Great service. Fantastic all around!

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  21. OliviaB

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything there is amazing. Great wine list, perfect seafood & steaks.

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  22. ShelaS

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere Great Food Great Service Hidden Gem

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  23. tfrank

    Cleveland

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been to The Standard probably a half dozen times, and the latest was this past Valentine's Day. The team did an amazing job on a very difficult day for restaurants in general. Love their food and have always receive incredibly personal and interested service across their whole team.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Just top notch! Always a good experience! Can’t wait for summer!

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  25. Dahmia

    Cleveland

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Appetizer of chicken with honey and almonds in a delicate pastry was perfect! The asparagas soup was just the right texture and consistency. I was concerned it would be too much as the bowl was a generous size portion. My sister had the shrimp and scallops over pasta which was excellent tasting and so much she will have enough for another meal or two. I had the bone in rib eye - don't let the 22 oz fool you - it was perfect for this meal and I was able to have another as well. I love potatoes so the 3 or 4 small fingerling potatoes could have been a bit more but the broccolini was nice and tender and rounded out the entree perfectly. My sister had a drink that I shared a sip which was their #1 on the drink menu that had dark cherries - very tasty. The two square rolls were oven fresh and my sister loved the olives and tapinad served with them. I opted for the oil. Our server Jaimey (female) was helpful and on the ball. All in all it was a great time for us two widows to celebrate Valentine's Day.

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  26. DavidC

    Nashville

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    New Orleans style elegance! This will become our new favorite!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Exceptional, can’t wait to return! Great decor and ambiance! The calamari and the lamb were 🤌🏾 I can’t wait to return!

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  28. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Truly impressive menu, terrific food, and outstanding service. The tuna tartare appetizer was a showstopper, and the paella was fabulous too. Can’t wait to get back!

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  29. John

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time dining at The Standard after high recommendations from a few people. The host greeted my wife and I and sat us at our table. The waitress was friendly and very attentive before, during and after our meal. The food and drinks were absolutely excellent. I had cioppino (a special that night) and my wife had seafood pasta. Massive portions of food and one of the best meals we’ve had in recent memory. Towards the end of our meal the chef came over to our table to chat with us and ask how our meals were. Between the great atmosphere, excellent service, friendly host/waitress/chef and amazing food it was one of the best restaurant experiences I’ve had. I would recommend this place 100% of the time.

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  30. ConnieE

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best place to eat my husband and I really enjoyed ourselves.

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  31. LadyDi

    Cleveland

    23 reviews

    3.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Although the food was good, the service was very spotty. We ordered our cocktails and they took a very long time. Our salad arrived about one minute after the cocktail. Not great timing. Also, we ordered a glass of wine that didn't arrive until we were well into eating our entree. My duck a l"orange had a sauce that tasted like marmalade that had been melted. On the other hand, my husband order rack of lamb and the portion size was really huge.

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  32. Mike

    Cleveland

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food and service was excellent. We ordered the Chilean sea bass and 16oz strip steak with cherry demiglaze. Both were outstanding.

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  33. Fr2020

    Cleveland

    94 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    94 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It has been a couple months since our last dinner. It seems like the newness of the menu and the energy of the staff is renewed! So grateful to have Calvin as our server (& another d sprite, Nicole to check on us). The food was superb and the care given to each customer around is exceptional. Thank you Michael for such a team of devoted workers! Looking forward to the next one!

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  34. DorothyP

    Cleveland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    It was not my cup of tea. I thought the menu was limited. You had to take the sides of the day... no other options. The steaks were good size for the price, but I asked for well done, but not burnt, and got medium rare, although the outside was seared to perfection. Not many non alcoholic beverage choices. Our server, John, was phenomenal. Very attentive, helpful and personable. I could see how a wine drinker or someone who lives closer by could find value in this eatery, but it just wasn't by for me. Whether or not I would recommend this dining experience, depends on the person...what they like and expect.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a wonderful experience! Food was amazing and so was our waiter Calvin.

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  36. PaulF

    New Orleans

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service was excellent as usual. An extra pleasure was the music from a live band.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    Cleveland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    SUPERIOR dishes and quality cocktails! Every aspect of this restaurant experience is exquisite and intentional. A portal to amazing.

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  38. nyvisiter

    New York City

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice eclectic touch to what they conjure up. Party of six was there for almost 3 1/2 hours and we had a great time, really enjoying the food and wine. Order wine from the cellar. Any wine pulled from the bar area is way too cold to enjoy.

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great! I will be going back to try everything on the menu.

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  40. Tammie707

    Cleveland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambiance and even better food! Had the stuffed salmon and it was delicious! Our waitress Nicole was very attentive and helpful with the menu selection. I highly recommend and will be returning.

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FAQs

The Standard offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (216) 531-9643.

The Standard is rated 4.8 stars by 810 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 4 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Standard

779 E 185th St Ohio, Cleveland, OH 44119

Additional information

  • Cross street
    E185 and Harland
  • Neighborhood
    Cleveland East
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Wed 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm Sun 3:30 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    French, Moroccan
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street parking or Valet
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Said Ouaddaadaa
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (216) 531-9643
  • Catering
    Call for details
  • Private party facilities
    Call for Details
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