The Newest, Coolest, and Most Popular Places to Eat in Cleveland

The Best Places to Eat in Cleveland Right Now

With a new wave of entrepreneurial spirit rolling through the city of Cleveland, top-tier restaurants are consistently flooding in. This spring, there are a range of brand new options to sample in the city, including vegan comfort food and killer bagels, in conjunction with the same local classics, such as EDWIN's restaurant & Institute. Listed below you will find the best eating experiences that the city of Cleveland has to offer.

New and Noteworthy

Good Company

Comfort food done right by our friends at The Plum

Michael's Genuine Food and Drink

One of the tastiest new additions to The Van Aken District’s vibrant Market Hall

The Cleveland Bagel Co.

Some of the best bagels in Cleveland, now available on the east side

Cosmic Dave's Rock Club

Live music meets tasty subs in the former home of The Barking Spider

Thyme Table

Casual fine dining heads west

All-Time Best

Edwin's Restaurant and Institute

Delicious French food paired with a noble mission


Expertly crafted cocktails, flavorful small plates, and booming music

II Rione Pizzeria

New York-style Italian fare in one of Cleveland's warmest, trendiest atmospheres

The Plum

Ultra-stylish restaurant with dishes as creative as the decor

Fire Food and Drink

A sophisticated Shaker Square institution, serving some of Cleveland’s best seasonal, local fare

The Flying Pig

Curated menu of cocktails, appetizers, entrees and desserts, plus a sweet grab-n-go cafe next door

Gigi's on Fairmount

A glittering taste of Paris serving a rotating daily menu

Lola Bistro

Hometown hero Michael Symon’s original (and arguably best) restaurant


Romantic Italian cafe serving some of the best homemade pizzas and pastas in town

Red, the Steakhouse

A special occasion steakhouse that’s absolutely worth the money

Spice Kitchen + Bar

Chef/farmer Ben Bebenroth sources most ingredients from his own farm 

Lucky's Cafe

Always-buzzing daytime cafe serving decadent pastries, coffees, brunch, and lunch


Refined small plates, killer cocktails and beautiful wines draw an elegant crowd

The Black Pig

European-inspired spot with a well-crafted, meat-focused menu

The Greenhouse Tavern

Chef Jonathon Sawyer’s original outpost, with some of CLE's most innovative dishes

For a more extensive look into these restaurants in the Cleveland area, visit the following link

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