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Downtown Cleveland Restaurants


Whether you're looking for a casual place to eat before a game of a place to enjoy an elegant meal, there's plenty of eateries from which to choose in downtown Cleveland.

Blue Point Grille

Located in the heart of the Warehouse District, at St. Clair and W. 6th St., Blue Point Grille is an elegant and vibrant seafood restaurant, arguably the best in Cleveland. The menu includes a variety of fresh fish and seafood, including live lobster and fresh oysters.

Blue Point Grille is open for lunch Monday through Friday and for dinner seven nights a week.

Blue Point Grille
700 W. St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH
216 875-7827


Flannery's Pub, Cleveland Ohio
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Flannery's, in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District, is the quintessential Irish pub. It has good, affordable pub fare, live music, and plenty of Irish whiskey, beer, and fun.

323 E. Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
216 781-7782

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe, Cleveland Ohio
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It's only fitting that the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame should have a Hard Rock Cafe. Cleveland's is fun, full of memorabilia, and conveniently located...and the food's not bad either.

Hard Rock Cafe 230 W. Huron Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216 830-7625

House of Blues

House of Blues, Cleveland
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Another East Fourth Street eatery, the House of Blues combines music, food, and fun. The restaurant serves clever Creole cuisine for lunch and dinner daily.

Favorites include the "Blues Burger," a loaded cheeseburger with fries, slow-cooked Tennessee style baby back pork ribs with a Jim Beam sauce, and a New Orleans style Gumbo. Side dishes include skillet-baked rosemary cornbread, of course, and spicy sweet potato fries.

House of Blues
308 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
216 523-BLUE

Lola Bistro

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Located in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District, Lola Bistro is the signature restaurant of Food Network star, Michael Symon. The food is eclectic and well-conceived, making use of regional produce and meats. Lola is open for lunch Monday through Friday and for dinner seven nights a week. Reservations are a good idea.

2058 E. 4th St.
Cleveland, OH
216 621-5652

Karl's Inn at the Barristers

Karls inn of the barristers restaurant -- Cleveland Ohio
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Karls Inn of the Barristers, located across from the Justice Center in downtown Cleveland, is a favorite of court officials, lawyers, and those on jury duty as well as Browns fans and those seeking an affordable and tasty lunch downtown.

Karl's Inn of the Barristers
1264 W. 3rd St.
Cleveland, OH
216 241-4141


Mallorca Restaurant - Cleveland Ohio
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Mallorca, another Warehouse District eatery, is a taste of Spain and Portugal in downtown Cleveland. Known for its excellent continental service and extensive Mediterranean menu, try Mallorca for a tasty and affordable lunch or dinner.

390 W. 9th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216 687-9494

Osteria di Valerio and Al

Osteria Italian Restaurant - Cleveland Ohio
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Osteria di Valerio and Al, located in the Warehouse District, is a wonderful gem of a restaurant. Looking more like a New York eatery than a Cleveland one, this twelve-table, northern Italian restaurant serves excellent meats, pasta, and seafood in a stylish setting, accompanied by an extensive and affordable wine list.

Osteria di Valerio and Al
408 W. St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
216 685-9490

Sans Souci

Sans Souci, nestled in a corner of the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel, is a delightful taste of the Mediterranean. The restaurant's cheery hand-painted walls, bouquets of sunflowers, and friendly unassuming service, make it a delight to visit.

Sans Souci
24 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113
216 696-5600

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