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American, Cafe, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 6 February 2021

Went in,jan 1st,11:00am.very busy,good for them.sat in the window,no problem,have sat there many times before.took forever to be acknowledged by waitress,finally took our order.the staff kept looking at us,so we know we werent invisible,we were there for almost an hour and never got our order...and the waitress never returned.people that came in after us ate and left.been going to this place for almost 30years.my son insisted on paying for our coffe,and we left.probably wont go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 26 June 2020 via mobile

Haven’t had such horrible service in a long time. Only 2 other people in the place. Had to ask twice for drinks because she forgot! Then a kids sandwich turned into $12 and was given something she didn’t even want. Never checked back on drink...refills. Went out for a smoke without seeing if we wanted the check. Just wow.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 20 February 2020

Good old Family Resturant, Great fast breakfast everytime, with friendly smiles and good service, along with lots of laughs.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

First time there. Three of us went for Breakfast. The sevice was good the food excellent and plentiful. The decor was very cool. I saw someone said it was dirty. I can tell you the place looked very clean. Yes some tables had 3 minimum....So what. The place is small and wants to serve the most people. The best way to know what it is like is to give it a try. In my opinion you cant go wrong.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 13 January 2020 via mobile

Great place. We have been there for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is typical and good. You can order off the breakfast or lunch menu. The cheeseburger is awesome! The grill is well seasoned and the burgers are tasty. Girls working there are always friendly.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2019 via mobile

We went in and the floors were dirty. Tables looked dirty. They had signs saying 3 + at certain tables. But far from busy. Not sure the signs were needed. Put me off a bit. We sat at. Table designated for 2. We waited 10...minutes and were never acknowledged. We left.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 4 August 2019 via mobile

On my recent visit to Painesville, Ohio I came across many unique restaurants. However the one that stood out the most was the Sidewalk Cafe. With its classic hometown interior design, its menu, the staff especially Jami. (Who I hope 🤞 will be there on...my trip.) and most importantly the delicious 😋 food WOW! The menu was excellent from its amazing double stacked pancake 🥞 to it four egg 🥚 omelette packed with meat and other ingredients to order. This place has definitely left a lasting impression on my soul and I will definitely be eating there again on my next trip. I highly recommend this restaurant to enjoy a great breakfast or brunch the next time you are visiting or passing through Painesville.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 11 June 2019

Been to this place a few times prior with no problem until now. Consistently ordered their bacon omelet wrap with American cheese which is very good, however, they charged me $1.29 for slice of cheese in omelet. I politely questioned the charge as they previously...didn't charge this before. Instead, manager and couple of waitresses proceeded to mock and exhibit uncontrollable laughter and unprofessional display of courtesy in front of customers. It was an abomination of professionalism I've ever seen. I believe in the old adage, "cheapest form of advertisement is word of mouth," in this rings true. Very disappointed as I really loved their bacon omelet wrap, regrettably will not return.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 May 2019

My car was getting new tires a few businesses away and we had time to kill so we walked to Sidewalk Cafe. Its a cute quaint place and I liked it as soon as walked in! Our server came over and we ordered drinks and...when she returned we ordered. I ordered the breakfast special which is 2 eggs, 2 pieces of breakfast meat, hash-browns and 1 piece of toast. I also ordered 1 pancake. My son ordered the meat omelet with hash-browns. My pancake filled up a whole plate and was so thick!! The hash-browns were cooked perfectly! My son got a HUGE portion of hash-browns and his omelet was big as well!! I ate every bite of my breakfast and we left there stuffed!!! My breakfast special was 2.99 and my pancake was 1.49...you can't beat those prices!! I can't wait to go back for lunch soon!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 April 2019 via mobile

Went there for lunch. I had the patty melt with side of fresh cut fries. My wife had a BLT with egg added on Texas Toast. Patty melt was very good as were the fries. The BLT was great and the added egg was cooked...exactly how my wife likes them. Great old style decor in the restaurant and pleasant servers. No complaints. Prices are all ala cart so no free sides so it’s a little more expensive than fast food but you get what you pay for. Better food.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Sidewalk Cafe Painesville is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5