When you are low on cash, but still want to experience great entertainment, look no further than The Happy Dog. When you visit this venue, you'll notice that it's a small space and has an unpretentious atmosphere. The Happy Dog hosts excellent live music performances, serves delicious hot dogs, and attracts an extremely eclectic crowd. Their drinks menu is quite impressive as well and serves a slew of crafty cocktails, chilled beers, and potent libations.
Midwestern foodies often mourn the lack of variation in restaurant menus with the change of seasons. They won't be disappointed at Chef Rocco Whalen's Fahrenheit, which has a seasonal menu that incorporates the best meat, fruits, veggies and spices available each season. Patrons are assured of fresh and sumptuous fare. Pizzas, pasta, salads, steak and seafood form the staple menu. The martini bar at Fahrenheit is refreshingly innovative. Private dining space for a party of fifty can be arranged.
Nano Brew is a popular brewpub among locals and visitors in Cleveland. It offers over 24 craft beers, including their award-winning in-house brew as well as those from regional breweries. Enjoy a chilled draft indoors or out in their lovely beer garden. While you're here, you can also enjoy delicious schnitzels, sandwiches, burgers, salads and fries.
Hidden away in Ohio City, Touch Supper Club offers both an upscale dining experience and a dance club. One section of the restaurant is for dining and another for dancing. The entertainment usually features DJs spinning a variety of music from salsa to '80s, to indie and alternative. The menu is upscale American, generally simple in concept but with unique touches. Touch also offers staples like a Touch Burger with secret sauce, or mac and cheese with fancy cheese, ham, and peas. Vegetarian options include a vegan roots dish or mushroom pizza.
'Stino da Napoli began as a carry-out joint, but has since become a great place for inexpensive, light Neapolitan fare. The most notable thing at 'Stino da Napoli may be the sauces and dressings, which have been so popular that they've been bottled for purchase at the 'Stino website. 'Stino's menu features pastas and other entrees like the veal medallions sauteed with lemon, butter and clam. 'Stino's also offers nightly dinner specials, but note that they take cash only.
Dining at Pier W is an unforgettable experience. This seafood restaurant has been an institution in northeast Ohio since 1965. The uniquely-designed restaurant looks like a luxury liner perched over a cliff on the water. Inside, you'll be treated to breathtaking views and superior service. Get a window seat in the dining room or enjoy live piano music in the cocktail lounge to make the most of your visit. Seafood delicacies are expertly prepared and beautifully presented. It's a great destination for a romantic outing or a business meal.
L'Albotros Brasserie & Bar is a primarily French restaurant, though it does include a few pizzas. The name, French for albatross, may recall high school English class and ancient mariners, but instead comes from chef Zack Bruell's golfing hobby: an "albatross" is a rare three-under-par hole. The traditional French fare includes Pork Two Ways, the Croque Monsieur, and of course, Escargot. Vegetarian options include several salads as well as a daily pasta dish and Root Vegetable Cassoulet. L'Albotros also includes a changing daily special, such as Oxtail Ravioli on Tuesday and Beef Bourguignon on Saturday.
Chez Francois is an elegant French restaurant located in Vermilion, west of Cleveland. The restaurant is located on the banks of the Vermilion River and has both an indoor dining room and outdoor Riverside Cafe. A dress code at Chez Francois is enforced, with more casual diners asked to dine outside. Chez Francois offers classic gourmet French cuisine with seasonal selections on the menu. Listed entrées are not vegetarian-friendly, but have several seafood, chicken, and mammal selections, such as Homemade Raviolis stuffed with lobster, and Ris de Veau Grenobloise, a dish of veal sweetbreads. Chez Francois also offers seasonal special multi-course dinners paired with specific wines.
Slyman's Restaurant is known for one thing: its corned beef sandwiches. Those sandwiches have been eaten by a sitting President, sung about by pop stars Bare Naked Ladies, featured by Rachel Ray, and won dozens of awards. Although the Corned Beef and Reuben sandwiches are the most famous, Slyman's also offers several other deli options, like Tuna Melts, Pastrami sandwiches, and Cheeseburgers. Slyman's also opens early for breakfast, much of which also has the famous corned beef, such as a Corned Beef Omlette, or alternately, French Toast or Egg Sandwiches. After breakfast, however, Slyman’s is not recommended for vegetarians.
Honey Hut opened its doors in 1974 and has since been a favorite for desserts. Their ice-creams are applauded across Northeast Ohio, with several outlets making a mark. This family business uses Cleveland-based produce to create unique flavors like Toasted Coconut, Chocolate Caramel, Peanut Butter and Blackberry. Do stop by for a refreshing delight.
The chefs at Tomori’s Pizza & Subs believe in unpretentious dining where familiar ingredients and recipes are used instead of exotic culinary methods, in order to whip up scrumptious pizzas and subs. If you are confused about what to order, definitely try the Tomori's Sub once you are here. It comes with sopressata and Columbus peppered salami, prosciutto, Swiss cheese, red onions, tomatoes, arugula and truffle oil. If you have been craving pizza, then All American should be your choice. Prepared with bacon, homemade sausage, pepperoni and extra shredded parmesan, provolone and mozzarella cheese, the pizza is filled with meaty goodness. They also serves a variety of pastas. Don’t fret if you don’t have time to eat here, you can always call for a takeaway or home delivery.