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Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Great Lakes Brewing Co.Great Lakes Brewing Co.
BEER AVG
3.92/5
Based on:
91 Beers
39,315 Ratings
Place Score: 97
Ratings: 426
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 10.05%
Taps: 10
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio, 44113
United States
phone: (216) 771-4404

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @glbc_cleveland

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Reviews by wailingwench:
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4.9/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Cheers: I don't even know where to start. Busy Fri night, somewhat diverse crowd in age range. Dead Sat night due to the snow. Interesting comparison, to see how a place operates at capacity vs. basically empty. The staff didn't miss a beat. People in Cleveland actually make room for you to place your order, a rarity here in Buffalo. Chatted with lots of patrons who seemed suprised that we came from Buffalo to visit the brewery, but mostly happy that someone actually takes a vacation to Cleveland. 2 levels to drink: the somewhat trendy, tastefully appointed dark wooden bar area (I didn't even take the time to locate the bullet holes, that how much I was enjoying the beer) or the basement with exposed brick and beams. Both were interesting and full of interesting people. Sell beer to go. All of Great Lakes beers are amazing. Use appropriate glassware. Porter ice cream is out of this world, and I really don't like ice cream. Clam Chowder and Walleye Bites suggested. Totally worth the 4 hour drive.

Jeers: Left a raging snowstorm in Buffalo only to find ourselves in a raging snowstrom in Cleveland, apparently a freak occurrance down there. Severe lack of bathroom signage led to a moment of panic. Beer was so good we couldn't make it to the tour.

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Haven't toured the brewery, but the gift shop & restaurant are great. Always busy, but go see the hostess first. You give them your number, go shop the store & they TXT you when your table is ready. You can fill growler or buy 6 packs to go. They usually have a couple beers on tap that you can only get at the brewery. A must stop for beer lovers!

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Great Lakes Brewing Co. in Cleveland, OH
97 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.