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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bakery
“Best French bakery. Get there early - there's always a line up and they usually sell out.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
“Gigi's is quaint French bistro with in walking distance. We highly recommend the cheese, charcuterie, and bruschetta boards. Dinner entrees change daily so you never get bored eating at Gigi's. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Building
“Free and open to the public. Enjoy a 20-acre urban oasis. Only 2 miles away/40 minute walk. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Located minutes away and offering a beautiful lake system with friendly trails, Shaker Lakes was founded in 1966 as the result of a grassroots community fight against city leaders and builders to preserve the Shaker Parklands from becoming the route for a new freeway connecting Cleveland's East Side to downtown. Showcased in large fashion at the Shaker Lakes Nature Center, the People won. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Dinner and brunch are both outstanding. You can sit on the stone patio and enjoy the square.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
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“Good French cuisine and profits go to post-incarceration culinary training. They also offer tours (by appointment) of their education facilities.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Route
“Shaker Square, with public rapid transits to (west) downtown, airport and points east, is filled with a wide array of restaurants, boutiques, a grocery store and a movie theater. Outdoor Farmer's Market every Saturday from 8 - noon April 1 - Dec. 23. Indoor Farmer's Market January - March ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Park
“I am so lucky to be one block from "the lakes" and features nice paths in the spring for finding wildflowers, a boardwalk to explore marshes. Focus on native Ohio plants. A quiet, lovely, place.”
  • 5 locals recommend
University
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Cute place to hop on the laptop or grab a good cup of coffee and delicious popcorn!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
“Movie theatre in square of shops and restaurants that is also right on the Rapid Transit line.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“great place for a run or picnic. Folks even crosscountry ski here during the winter. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Yoga Studio
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Cute street with a variety of small retail businesses like furniture, arts and crafts, restaurants and antiques”
  • 3 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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