Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Slyman’s Tavern to Open Second Location in Orange
By Douglas Trattner
on Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 5:31 PM
“It’s not going to look like a Red Robin,” Slyman promises. “We're going to continue with the same sports bar and tavern feel.”
Building off the 50-year tradition, the Slyman's Tavern concept dishes up the downtown deli menu in a sports bar environment. A large bar, a sea of flat-screen TVs and seating for 150 guests inside and out sets the tavern apart from the bustling deli. But those melt-in-your-mouth corned beef sandwiches on butter-soft rye are one and the same.
Slyman says it will take close to a year for the dust to settle on the transformation. When it does, Slyman’s will be joining a growing retail community, with developments like Pinecrest and others coming online around the same time.
“We’re really excited about the Pinerest and other development in the area,” he says.
It’s been just over a year since Slyman’s Tavern (6901 Rockside Rd., 216-642-0062, slymanstavern.com), an offshoot of the 50-year-old deli on St. Clair, opened up in Independence, and already there are plans for a second location. That location, the former Red Robin at 4009 Orange Place, should open sometime next year, says Freddie Slyman.