The Coventry area is mostly populated with multi-unit, and about-the-stores, rentals. There are dozens of unique spaces in the side streets leading off of Coventry, many with hard-wood floors, leaded-glass windows, and built-in cabinets.
Coventry is known for its eclectic mix of ethnic and funky, casual restaurants. Among them are:
- B D's Mongolian Barbecue - A cafeteria-style Asian food emporium with excellent, affordable food and a friendly atmosphere.
- Que Tal? - Coventry's contribution to the city's varied Mexican fare.
- Hunan of Coventry -- One of the best Chinese restaurants in the city.
- Winking Lizard -- The Coventry cousin to the Winking Lizard in Lakewood and others around the city. Known for its beer selection, wing specials, and burgers.
- Tommy's -- The quintessential neighborhood bar -- Coventry style. It's been there since 1972.
Coventry Road is lined with interesting, one-of-a-kind shops. It makes a nice stroll on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Among Coventry's shops are:
- Mac's Backs -- One of the city's best independent bookstores. They also host periodic poetry readings.
- Coventry Cats -- All things for cats, including home-baked treats.
- Record Revolution -- An extensive array of classic LPs and paraphenalia
- Big Fun - A retro, kitschy toy store
- City Buddha - Coventry's edition of this funky Indonesian style gift store
Coventry is home to several music and theater houses, including the Grog Shop on Euclid Hts Blvd., a stop for any regional up-and-coming rock band.
In the summer, Coventry hosts a variety of street festivals and farmers' markets, complete with street performers, arts and crafts vendors, and dancing in the streets.