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Top bar recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“This is one of the best micro brewery in the country!!! The food is amazing and tours are available. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“our favorite Cleveland restaurant with many Paleo options and a gorgeous outdoor patio!”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bar
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“Start with a hot dog. Add whatever you could possibly think of on top. This local spot hosts a lot of events, including storytelling the first Wed of every month (think: The Moth podcast), as well as live music.”
  • 45 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Nighttown is the real deal. It’s a real joint where, if you were lucky enough to be there, you could have sat in front of the Count Basie Orchestra so close that the trombone would’ve bopped you in the nose. Or maybe you saw Freddy Cole, Jane Monheit, John Pizzarelli, Brian Auger, Ann Hampton Callaway, Tommy Tune, Basia, Cyrille Aimee, Esperanza Spaulding, Dick Cavett, Dick Gregory, Eliane Elias, Renee Rosnes, Stevie Wonder or John Legend look you right in the eye as they sang or spoke from just a few feet away. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great outdoor patio and bar during the summers. Upscale drink spot in Gordon Square on the west side.”
  • 32 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Amazing brunch and dinner menu. Located in Ohio City near Great Lake Brewery. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“ American gastropub with a patio, house beers, a distillery & a menu of creative sandwiches & tacos.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Hip haunt with locally driven New American fare, a rooftop patio & creative cocktails.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wonderful neighborhood Turkish restaurant. Good atmosphere and excellent food. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
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“From the mint in your julep to the arugula in your salad, Spice's menus spotlight ingredients from their own farm in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, along with other local farms that practice sustainable agriculture. Dinner Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 9:00pm Friday + Saturday 5:00pm – 10:00pm Sunday 5:00pm – 9:00pm Happy Hour Tuesday- Thursday 5:00pm – 7:00pm Sunday Brunch 10:30am – 2:00pm”
  • 25 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Our favorite HAPPY HOUR! Tue-Fri 5-6.30pm at the bar! Great 5$ food and drink specials! Their regular menu is great too!!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“The bar that started it all! This is the Cleveland cocktail bar institution with an emphasis on classic prohibition era recipes. The swanky speakeasy atmosphere features live jazz and piano on weekend nights. Due to its legendary status, its drinks are at a higher price point. Dress code has become more relaxed in the past decade, but there is still a formal expectation. Less than a mile from Fat Cats in Duck Island, but late night would recommend an uber/lyft home. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“Great custom taco and margaritas! Always a fun time a barrio (free chips and salsa)”
  • 23 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“was featured on the food network on their eating challenge show. commonly mentioned as the best restaurant in Lakewood.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you find your way over to Case Western Reserve University area or the Uptown neighborhood. This is the go to restaurant. Fancy, yet affordable french restaurant. The cheese board is a must try, indulge in some of the worlds most unique cheeses!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Perhaps the best summer patio dining. They also have an extensive happy hour menu. Located in the Cedar-Fairmount business district with some cute shops, restaurants and bars.”
  • 17 locals recommend