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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a busy Saturday night, but didn’t have to wait very long. We were greeted at the front, but we didn’t really feel welcome, to be honest. That set the tone for everything. Before we went, I figured I would order a glass...of wine with my meal. But based on the type of restaurant it was (we had never been before), and how we were greeted, I decided against that. Our waitress took our orders promptly and the food came out faster than I expected. She refilled our beverages often and was quick, but wasn’t that friendly to us. The bus boy had a smart comment for me, when he could have just gone with the flow and been gracious. No one we interacted with inside was warm or made us want to come back. The other customers we held the door for when we were leaving were warmer to us than the staff. Perhaps they had a bad day? The food was average at best and probably not worth what we paid for the meal ($53 including an 18% tip). The portions were generous. Yes it was nice to have leftovers, but other places we go to make you feel like you’re part of the family and want you back. This place wasn’t like that. Part of the experience is how you’re treated, and the attitude of the staff. We’ve got other really good options. I do hope they improve in the future, but I won’t rush back to find out.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 13 May 2021

party of 8...seated on time and service was right there! I had the prime rib...King...fantastic ..and I know prime rib. Wife had salmon ..Mother in law had perch..others had filet mignon...everything, including side dishes and BREAD were fantastic!!! GREAT JOB SILVESTROS!!!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

Well I was expecting something special with all the talk about the great prime rib,all I can say is I ate my fill and brought home a doggie bag along with 2 other dinner companions. It was average at best ,lots of fat and some...grissle. Next diy when I opened my doggie bag ,it wasn't my leftovers it was another party at our table. I checked my wife's and it also wasn't hers . This happened because the waitress took our food to the backroom to get boxes and she filled the doggie bags and then switched everybody's up. If I go back I'll load my own leftovers myself.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020

I have been going here for over twenty years and never had a bad meal there until now had the clam bake the clams had the of dirt and the steak didn't have the good taste like there stakes always have

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Think twice..... food (so-so) would not call it spectacular by no-means! First sign should have been a dead give-away..... not a soul in the whole place (but some obnoxious drunk sitting at the bar) yelled at us as we were walking in about if we...were coming there to rob them with our face masks on? I said yes “wait till you see my guns” anyway ...... horrible horrible horrible service (they round the check off to their liking) so the waitress was pissed cuz I’ll called her on the carpet about that.... I she wanted to know if I was going to cry over the overage? What a place? Think twice..... their are wonderful Italian restaurants all over in Mentor and a really nice one in Willowick! This place as been straight down-hill for some time now..... but thought I would try it again after a couple years.... NEVER EVER AGAIN WILL I STEP FOOT INTO THAT PLACE AGAIN!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 June 2020 via mobile

Had jumbo scallops with tomatoes and linguine but was supposed to be fettuccine. Told me half hour wait for take out just as they opened for dinner. Went in 15 minutes earlier than they said, it was already boxed up and sitting for awhile. Asked...for microwave container for take out dinner was in foam container instead. Jumbo scallops were not jumbo but regular size and had sand in them. Not much tomatoes bruschetta on top. I've had this dinner before when sitting inside and it was way better. Very disappointing.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 4 March 2020

Wanted to eat somewhere that i knew would serve a good steak and this place NEVER fails. Party of 2 myself and my wife went on Monday afternoon and both had a over the top meal. I wish everyone would give this place a try.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

The place looks like a crack house from the outside. Bad food, terrible value. Cheap ingredients. Gross.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 February 2020

I was pretty grossed out. I think they bought the salad in bulk at a grocery store. Overpriced for the area. Not that price is the most important thing, but it needs to come with value. Skip it! Cook at home or eat at a...restaurant that'll give you a fair shake instead.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

Since we had an appointment in Mentor, and my husband wanted to try the prime rib at Silvestro's we thought we'd stop by. He selected the smaller prime rib, which was 1#, and 29.95, and he added one lobster tail. We would share this meal,...and had water to drink. The salad was average size, and contained one black olive, one slice of cucumber, and lettuce from a bag, ours contained large thick chunks, as from the core. The prime rib arrived with 3 small whole redskin potatoes in a small bowl, w/o any seasonings, along with the lobster tail. The prime rib (just that on the plate) and lobster tail were of a good flavor, we had to cut up the small redskin potatoes, and salt, they were verybland. The check arrived, for a total of $ 91.95! Remember the prime rib was 29.95, the balance was for the lobster tail! And, we had no beverages. This restaurant is the same as it was 40 years ago, with banquet chairs, and heavy padded table coverings. The only saving grace was the fabric napkins. On our 45 minutes drive, all I could talk about was the bill. Needless to say, we will not be visiting this establishment again. PS ~ the food did not look like the photos.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Depot Cafe Inc Silvestro's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5