About Edwins Restaurant
EDWINS Restaurant is steeped in tradition and care for the community. Restaurateur Brandon E. Chrostowski offers a unique experience with seasonal, classic French cuisine in the midst of Cleveland's Shaker Square.
The restaurant has a unique mission; to eat well and do good. Founded in 2007, the mission of EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute is to instill leadership skills in formerly incarcerated men and women through an education in the culinary arts.
Our aim is to change the face of re-entry through food and hospitality.
Cleveland, OH 44120
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm. Closed Sunday.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please contact the restaurant for more details.
Complementary Valet is available every night of the week
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact Jordan for more details. email@example.com
Private Party Contact:
Jordan Levine: (216) 921-3333
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Cheese and Wine Tastings, Cigar and Spirit tastings and others, check our website for more details.
Edwins Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
Our meals were delicious. Our service wa ...
Our meals were delicious. Our service was a little difficult. The waiter had to be asked multiple times to bring us a fork for the main course after our main course had been delivered. Then we decided to have a plate of oysters after our main course and the waiter forgot it twice. I know it was unusual, but should not have been so difficult and then when it came, (we were splitting it) so we asked for another little fork and had to do that several times. Then when we signed the charge slips, the waiter claimed I took the wrong one, and I said I had left it on the plate and he had taken the plate away. I said he had it and was sure I had put it on the plate. He came back several times to tell me he did not have it, until finally - he found it. A bit annoying.
We enjoyed the bananas foster most of al ...
We enjoyed the bananas foster most of all, as it was made at tableside. Everyone was very friendly and food was delicious. My husband really enjoyed his fish entrée. It was a grouper with a very thinly sliced potato crust.
Appetizers and drinks were amazing as al ...
Appetizers and drinks were amazing as always. Cheese is to die for. My main was the daily special and was a little under seasoned, but everything else was spot on. Bananas foster were perfect and the chef was a lot of fun.
My fiancé and I celebrated Valentine's D ...
My fiancé and I celebrated Valentine's Day by dining at Edwin's. The ambiance is warm, cozy, and romantic. The service was wonderful and the food was absolutely delicious. We had such a great time and we would recommend this place to all of our friends.
My boyfriend and I went to Edwin's for h ...
My boyfriend and I went to Edwin's for his birthday after discovering them through a Reddit AMA. Everything about the experience was extraordinary. They had a complimentary valet that didn't even blink at my boyfriend's manual transmission (there have been issues in the past). We were seated immediately with our reservation and were attended to within seconds. Our waiter, Zach, was outstanding and helped explain everything on the menu and offered suggestions.
The food was incredible and beautifully plated. We had the seafood sausage to start and I would definitely recommend it! I ordered the grouper, which was prepared perfectly and flaked apart without feeling dry, no fishy taste at all, and the wine butter sauce was delicious with it. He got the rabbit leg and lemon potatoes. The meat fell off the bone when he tried to cut into it. It was tender and flavorful, but he kept saying that the potatoes were the highlight of his meal because the lemon flavor really shine through, even with the gravy it was served with. Throughout the meal, attentive wait staff would make sure our water glasses and bread plates were always full so that we never had to ask for anything.
For dessert, we were offered their signature souffle, which Zach described as "like eating a cloud". Having never been treated to something so decadent before, I have to agree! It was fluffy and delicious. The sauce (which Zach artfully added for us) was just enough to bring the entire thing together.
All that being said, you will be paying about $50/person for a three course experience, more for any drinks imbibed. Plan ahead, because each course is worth it!
We will be returning again to Edwin's soon. It has quickly become top of my list for special occasions!
We go some place once a month with frien ...
We go some place once a month with friends who live just a few miles from Edwin's. This was their first visit, not mine. Edwin's was superb when I needed a good venue on very short notice for another occasion. This time I ordered the burger, and it was done tableside. And the Bananas Foster was set afire within reach, too. Both floor shows were spectacular and the food was as good as the preparation. Edwin's is not just a great story. It is an event waiting to happen.
Excellent food and service was great unt ...
Excellent food and service was great until the end. Our waiter forgot our dessert and we waited 15 mins for our check. Fortunately we weren't charged for it. Minor inconvenience in an otherwise wonderful experience.
Edwins serves the best French food I've ...
Edwins serves the best French food I've ever had in the U.S. The quality is always excellent, service is polite but not intrusive and the ambiance is elegant. We went on a Monday night.
The noise level was less than on a packed weekend night. Make reservations in advance.
This is the best restaurant in Cleveland. It's pricey but well worth it.
Excellent,attentive staff and owner who ...
Excellent,attentive staff and owner who took the time to stop at our table a few times during the evening. Appealing ambiance. Salad, bread, appetizers were excellent. Well mixed cocktails. Main courses somewhat less exciting but adequate. Venison and duck confit dishes were especially good. Beignets for dessert were fun to share. Overall a nice dining experience with a great feeling of being somewhere where good is happening for both the guests and the staff.
I have had the pleasure of dining at Edw ...
I have had the pleasure of dining at Edwin's a handful of time. The experience is always unique and yet the service and quality of the meal is always exemplary. On this occasion a friend was visiting for the first time in a decade and Edwin's was my first thought of venues that are spectacular in showing off not only what Cleveland has become since he last visited but also what we can all be in the world if we choose.
We meandered through courses of wine, cocktails, cheeses, appetizers, entrees and found we were far beyond sated by the time dessert options were presented.
I was surprised to have a delightful digestive appear at the table at the close of the meal. Brandon was kind enough to recall a prior interaction and took the opportunity to cement himself and Edwin's at the very peak of fine dining with this small remembrance and kindness on his part.
If you forego Edwin's shame on you as you are missing a brilliant dining experience.
We had read about this restaurant and it ...
We had read about this restaurant and it's unique mission. Our waiter who is completing his training period was pleasant, helpful and knowledgeable. He had worked preparing the meals in the first part of his program, so he had good knowledge about the food and its preparation. The drinks and food was well prepared. My wife had the duck confit with risotto, and I had a beouf pappardelle. Both were delicious. We had the dessert souffle which was the lightest I have ever had. Delicious meal!
This was my second time (2014 and recent ...
This was my second time (2014 and recently)to this establishment and it was absolutely wonderful this time around. There is nothing that I can even critic at this time. Truest perfect!!! I am glad I gave it another try and cannot wait for my next visit very soon.
Edwin's is a special French restaurant w ...
Edwin's is a special French restaurant with excellent food. It is also a non-profit that provides restaurant job skills to individuals who have been in prison. By dining at Edwin's we helped the employees practice and refine their skills. And instead of leaving just a tip, it's a contribution to the 401(c3) non-profit. Highly Recommended!
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