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.
Great Lakes Brewing Co. is a brewery-pub and contains a gift shop too. The brewery, housed in a Victorian-style building, serves up some delicious sandwiches, burgers, salads, appetizers and more. The calamari is a local favorite. If you are not sure of the best beer that could be paired with your choice of appetizer then go for the recommended ones listed on the menu. Its exhaustive selection of craft brews and delectable pub grub make it of the top craft breweries of Great Lakes.
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.
The multi-level Velvet Dog is located in Cleveland's Warehouse District, and offers plenty of space to dance, lounge, and relax. On the dance floor, you'll hear a mixture of Top 40 hits and electronic music. Sip on delicious martinis and get off your feet for a while in the lounge. On the rooftop patio, you'll be treated to amazing views of the city. Enjoy the sounds, lights, and crowds at this popular nightclub.
Overlooking North High Street in Akron, High St. Hop House was established in 2017. This bar is known to serve a fantastic selection of bourbons and specially-crafted beers. In addition to alcoholic drinks, they also serve pub eats like pizzas. The sophisticated interiors and dim lights exude a classy feel. In addition to indoor seating, they also offer outdoor seating arrangements. This is a great place to visit with friends and colleagues.
The Empire Concert Club & Bar attracts a young and stylish crowd for its contemporary concerts. The interiors are ultra-modern and feature psychedelic mood lighting, a state-of-the-art acoustic system and a trendy stage. Some of the best local bands and performers are invited and the events range from soulful jazz and groovy rock to Christmas carols. Sometimes, guests even attend fun-filled shows where stand-up comedians have them in peals of laughter. Pair the performances with excellent libations and you have a clear winner. Check their website for the full schedule of events.
Salt is a well-known restaurant that specializes in small plates packed with flavor and some of the delectable items on the menu are Chicken Liver Plate served with toasted rye and pickles and Lamb Meatballs topped with feta cheese and pistachio. Alternatively, the Calamari is quite delicious and is a must-try. The exposed brick walls and chandeliers give the place a rustic edge and maintain the elegant vibe at the same time. The bar comprises high table tops and their delicious cocktails like The Bride with vodka base and Elle Driver with tequila base will leave you wanting for more.
The dingy yet vibrant interior of the Grog Shop has been mesmerizing visitors for a number of years. No music lover in Cleveland leaves without a visit here. Come here to catch live music acts by various upcoming pop and rock bands. Chill out with a drink in the lounge or at the bar, and have a look at the photo-covered walls. Dropped in on a day when there's no event? Don’t worry, the jukebox will keep you occupied.
Associated with the Fat Head's Brewery in Pittburgh, PA, Fat Head's in North Olmsted is a popular dining venue located on Lorain Road. The place offers their impressive in-house beer menu, which includes popular brews such as Bumble Berry, Head Hunter, as well as seasonal drinks such as Holly Jolly, Stone Age and many more. To nosh along with these refreshing brews and ales is a pub menu featuring deep-fried favorites like fries, onion rings, burgers and much more. The place has a nice, jolly vibe, the service is friendly and the overall experience is truly delightful. If you're looking for some good cask-conditioned beer, Fat Head's is where your search ends.