JACK Thistledown Racino

21501 Emery Road, North Randall, Ohio 

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Casino opened:April 9, 2013
Gaming machines:1550
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$500
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:57,000 sq/ft


Hotels: North Randall Hotels
Venues: Bars and Lounges


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JACK Thistledown Racino Review

JACK ThistleDown Racino was originally founded in 1924 outside of Cleveland, Ohio, and has held some great races over the years. The property is now owned by JACK Entertainment, formerly known as Rock Gaming. In February 2016 Rock announced they would be changing their name and rebranding casinos.

The Racino is home of the Best of Ohio series  and the Ohio Derby. In addition to live racing, bettors can lay wagers on live simulcasts from the top tracks in the world all year long.

In 2010 VLT slots came in and now there are 1,550 gaming machines to play on. VLT's play just like Vegas slots but simply use a different algorithm to come up with the results - they still hold huge jackpots, and you can play for as little as a penny or as much as $25 a game.

There are a lot of dining options here with American fare topping the menus. Silks is only open during the racing season but the new Corky and Lenny’s deli is open daily  year round.

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Gaming at JACK Thistledown Racino

Whether you come for the live racing, simulcast betting, or to play one of the more than 1,500 VLTs, you are going to love the excitement at JACK ThistleDown Racino - just 10 miles from downtown Cleveland, in North Randall. The slot games all have names you are familiar with like Aladdin, Wizard of Oz, Superman, and Jaws, not to mention Blazing 7’s! There are games for every kind of player from pennies on up to $500 machines.

Live racing meets run from April 18th through November 16th, with post times at 12:55pm each race day. The simulcast calendar for betting on distance live races runs year around. Enjoy dinner or drinks at Silks Bar and Restaurant during live race days or any of the other fine restaurants weekdays or weekends all year.

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Contact information


Phone (216) 662-8600
Toll-free 800-289-9956
Fax (216) 662- 5339
Website www.jackentertainment.com/thistledown/
Email Email
Facebook Facebook page
Twitter @JACKThistledown

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Phone (216) 662-8600

Casino hours

Open 24/7

Dining & Restaurants

Silks Restaurant & Bar

  • Serving: American

Silks at Thistledown Racino is open during the live race season and is a very popular hang out and eatery. There is seating for 500 guests at any given time and it has been known to be packed during popular race meets. Enjoy your dinner or drinks with window views of live racing, doing it in Thistledown style. Expect a new sophisticated menu for the upcoming season!

  • Price range: Average
  • Alcohol: Full Bar

Steaks and Rings

  • Serving: American

Steaks and Rings at ThistleDown Racino just outside of Cleveland specializes in hand carved sandwiches piled high with succulent roast meats.  They are located on the fourth floor and are widely known for their signature onion rings - but there's a lot more on offer too! Enjoy the area's best cheesestake sandwiches, malts, shakes, and burgers.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday11:30am / 5:00pm
Friday11:30am / 5:00pm
Saturday11:30am / 5:00pm

The Diner

  • Serving: American

The Diner at ThistleDown Racino serves up comfort food with greatly expanded hours during the weekends. Choose from Americana food and drinks in a venue with a fresh take on the 50's style "diner theme". Enjoy gourmet sandwiches, burgers, salads and a whole array of classic comfort foods. Order breakfast at 6am or 2am, it will be hot and hearty.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday6:00am / 10:00pm
Monday8:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday8:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday8:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday8:00am / 10:00pm
Friday8:00am / 2:00am
Saturday6:00am / 2:00am

Corky and Lenny’s at Thistledown Racino

  • Serving: American, Deli, Cafe/Variety

Corky & Lenny's has been a Cleveland institution for more than 55 years and now you can enjoy the great deli eats and treats when you go to ThistleDown Racino! Full service dining or take out, a lunch box or hot dinner, you'll get the same legendary care and quality fare that have made them a part of the local eating landscape for so long. Great food and a wonderful atmosphere for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a snack - that's Corky & Lenny's. Located in the food court across from American Burger Bar.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Corky and Lenny’s chain


Sunday10:00am / 12:00am
Monday10:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday10:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday10:00am / 12:00am
Thursday10:00am / 12:00am
Friday10:00am / 4:00am
Saturday10:00am / 4:00am

American Burger Bar

  • Serving: American, Gourmet Burgers

American Burger Bar Serves up fat, juicy hamburgers, hand cut fries and traditional milkshakes, malts, and floats. Stop in for a specialty burger at ThistleDown Racino you won't soon forget! No matter  how you like 'em, chili, bacon, and cheese, or straight up, or anything in between you will build-your-own options that will keep you coming back again and again.

  • Price range: Average

Millcreek Grille

  • Serving: Steak, American

Millcreek Grille is the latest addition the Thistledown Racino. The menu features fresh and locally inspired entrees with a focus on steaks and poultry. Craft cocktails and local microbrews are available at the full bar.

  • Price range: Average
  • Alcohol: Full Bar


Sunday11:00am / 10:00pm
Monday11:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 10:00pm
Friday11:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 10:00pm

Nonna Pazza

  • Serving: Italian

Nonna Pazza is a classic Italian restaraunt serving up some of the freshest and best tasting pizza pies in Ohio. All food is made from scratch with the option to create your own flat breads and customize pasta dishes.

  • Price range: Average


Sunday11:00am / 11:00pm
Monday11:00am / 11:00pm
Tuesday11:00am / 11:00pm
Wednesday11:00am / 11:00pm
Thursday11:00am / 11:00pm
Friday11:00am / 11:00pm
Saturday11:00am / 11:00pm

JACK Thistledown Racino Venues & Hotspots

Bars and Lounges

Thistledowns is home to two of the hottest bars in Ohio. Cleos is a classy joint with a hometown atmosphere that has become a favorite among locals. Choose from a large beverage menu that includes micro-brews, world ales, cocktails and wines.

For the sports nut, or a relaxed atmoshpere, try the Center Bar. Open 24/7, Center Bar has 17 big screen TVs. Watch games from around the nation, or see if your horse wins through the live streaminig broadcast.

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