1. Travel

West Side Restaurants

From Ohio City to Avon, find out about the best restaurants on the west side of Cleveland.

Ohio City Restaurants -- Restaurants in Cleveland's Ohio City Neighborhood
Ohio City, located just west of downtown, is one of Cleveland's oldest neighborhoods. Founded in 1818, the area was annexed by Cleveland in 1854. Today, Ohio City boasts a collection of fun--and tasty--restaurants as well as the West Side Market and dozens of restored 19th century houses.

Bar Cento
Bar Cento, located in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood across the street from the West Side Market, is a bright light in Cleveland food scene. Opened in the fall of 2007, this cozy eatery features 100 wines by the glass and an array of tasty pizzas, appetizers, and hearty entrees--all made from the freshest ingredients, most of them locally made.

Melt Bar and Grilled
Melt Bar and Grilled, in Lakewood Ohio, is a cozy corner bar that specializes in grilled cheese sandwiches. In fact, they offer twenty different kinds. In addition, they have a varied beer selection, good burgers, and crisp salads.

Parallax, in Cleveland Ohio's Tremont neighborhood, combines sleek modern decor with exceptional food and friendly, knowledgeable service. Tremont is known for its good restaurants and this is one of the best.

The Flying Fig
The Flying Fig Restaurant, in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, is one of the city's most innovative -- and tasty eateries. Chef Karen Small's kitchen never ceases to impress.

Johnny Mango World Cafe
Set in Cleveland's eclectic Ohio City neighborhood, just west of downtown, Johnny Mango World Cafe combines friendly corner bar with refreshing and healthy cuisine.

Minh Anh Vietnamese Restaurant
Minh Anh, located near Gordon Square and Cleveland Public Theater on Cleveland's near west side, has been serving excellent and authentic Vietnamese cuisine for over 15 years.

Luchita's Mexican Restaurant
Luchita's, on Cleveland's west side, offers affordable and tasty Mexican food in a casual setting. Try the "Queso Fundito" appetizers; it's one of the best dishes in Cleveland.

For over twenty years, Truffles has seved elegant and delicious cakes, pastries, cookies, and tarts to savor over a cup of coffee or to take home. Their inviting garden patio is a relaxing summer oasis and a great place to watch the people go by Clifton Avenue.

Great Lakes Brewery
The Great Lakes Brewery, located just west of downtown in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood, is Ohio's first microbrewery. Established in 1988, the historic six-building complex now includes a brewery, a brew pub, banquet facilities, and a gift shop.

Sweetwater Landing
Sweetwater Landing is located at the Emerald Necklace Marina in the Rocky River Reservation of the Metroparks system, just off of Detroit Road between Lakewood and Rocky River. The facility includes a seasonal grill with a patio overlooking the river as well as the Waterside Room, a party room, capable of handling up to 100 guests

Pier W Restaurant
Pier W, a Cleveland institution since 1965, sits right at the edge of Lake Erie along Lakewood's "Gold Coast," about five miles from downtown. The specialty in this nautically-themed restaurant is seafood and the views of downtown are spectacular.

Winking Lizard - Lakewood
One of a dozen locations in Cleveland, the Winking Lizard on Detroit Road in Lakewood serves up good, inexpensive food and lots of beer in a unique, historic setting.

Three Birds
Three Birds in Lakewood offers consistently good food, good service, and a spacious and relaxing patio for summer dining.

A review of Heck's Restaurant in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio.

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.