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Top cafe recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“One of my personal favorite spots! The menu has no GMO's (yay!) varied menu for any vegan, keto, paleo etc. diets. They have two areas in the restaurant - one for typical eat in with a great bar as well and the other more like a cafe where you can spend an afternoon working and drinking organic soda!!! Great spot to visit with kids too; I suggest the skillet cookie for kids of ALL ages ;)”
  • 61 locals recommend
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“Rising Star is a local coffee roaster and their coffee can’t be beat. Try the Promised Land Latte and you’ll never want to leave Cleveland! ”
  • 28 locals recommend
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“Best place for sweet and savory crepes. Very limited indoor seating. In Cedar-Fairmount business district.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is a fantastic little cafe with some quick-grab breakfast items when you're on the go! ”
  • 22 locals recommend
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“Ice cream served in a traditional soda fountain atmosphere. Another super fun stop for anyone/everyone visiting! If you have a large group you can order the Terminal Tower - TEN scoops of ice cream. I suggest the Gordon Square which rests upon a warm brownie.”
  • 19 locals recommend
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“This is pretty much the neighborhood staple. Grab a coffee, latte, tea etc. and meet the locals has they grab their homemade pastries and coffee. It's just a down to earth kind of place where everything is made from scratch! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“This comfy cafe features coffee drinks, tea, sandwiches, pastries & more in a 19th-century building. Be sure to try their SUPER DENSE brownies!”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“Stone Oven has excellent sandwiches, soups, salads, fresh baked breads and cookies and great coffee. I highly recommend for when you just want something simple, fast and fresh tasting. They also have wifi. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“Hip daytime eatery & bakery with a local, seasonal menu of creative New American dishes.”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“Phoenix has that great hipster industrial ambiance. Personally I prefer the coffee and bakery at Stove Oven, but Phoenix is super popular so decide for yourself :).”
  • 17 locals recommend
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“Really good, all-vegetarian, locally-sourced food and pretty lattes! A great third place to work for the day and immerse yourself in the artistic side of Lakewood.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Candy Store
“This is a local gem and great place to pick up gifts to take home to family and friends for a "taste" of Cleveland. Dichotomy is my favorite popcorn with a cheese over caramel taste explosion!”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Coffee shop doubling as a record store. Great place to work, study, and browse some excellent music.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“This location has a drive-thru and is across the street from Whole Foods Market and is surrounded by a variety of other shops - mostly chain stores. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Presti's Bakery is great for treats, pizza slices, sandwiches. It's a really nice vibe there, big open windows, good people watching. It's right on the main drag so a little congested during the week, Sunday is a little easier. Parking is tight there.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“They have the best burgers, and brunch menu I've ever had. We send all our family and friends here, and it's always a huge hit :) It's very nicely decorated, yet has a relaxed atmosphere. Customer service is also always exceptional. ”
  • 12 locals recommend