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Pier W Restaurant Review: With its up-close-and-personal views of Lake Erie and the Cleveland skyline, this landmark restaurant is a stunner. The décor is clean and modern, and the space is dimly lit so that the scenery itself becomes the star. Lobster bisque is a favorite start and appropriate for Cleveland’s colder climes. Among entrées, we recommend the bouillabaisse brimming with clams, scallops and crab claws in a fragrant saffron tomato broth. Slow-roasted Ohio pork shoulder and noodles is both local and worldly owing to its flavorful white miso broth. For dessert, we suggest the mocha cake made with French coffee buttercream or the house-made sorbets. On Sunday, the brunch buffet is extensive and worth the splurge. Between its regular and reserve wine lists, Pier W's cellar stocks roughly 3,000 bottles.