Lyndy's Guidebook

Lyndy Rae
Lyndy's Guidebook

Local Dining

Some of our favorite places to get takeout, coffee and cocktails. 17 River Grille & M Italian have great outdoor patio dine in options ✌🏽
A Gates Mills historic staple restaurant just 5 min away. American Fare. A finer dining option ✌🏽
Sara's Place By Gavi's Restaurant
1501 Chagrin River Road
A Gates Mills historic staple restaurant just 5 min away. American Fare. A finer dining option ✌🏽
We like to get takeout from Piccolo the best. Our favorites are their salads, lasagne, Chicken Piccata (we substitute the red sauce on the pasta for garlic, oil & herb), desserts and their to-go cocktails in a jar!
Piccolo Italian Restaurant
1261 Som Center Road
We like to get takeout from Piccolo the best. Our favorites are their salads, lasagne, Chicken Piccata (we substitute the red sauce on the pasta for garlic, oil & herb), desserts and their to-go cocktails in a jar!
If you happen to want breakfast options for the morning Your’s Truly is less than 10 min away. Great for takeout!
Yours Truly Restaurant
6675 Wilson Mills Rd
If you happen to want breakfast options for the morning Your’s Truly is less than 10 min away. Great for takeout!
This is our go-to pizza place. California Dreamin’ pizza is AMAZING!!! The white and Sicilian are great as well. Fantastic salads too! They deliver here
Pizza Roma
785 Som Center Road
This is our go-to pizza place. California Dreamin’ pizza is AMAZING!!! The white and Sicilian are great as well. Fantastic salads too! They deliver here
This is our second go-to pizza place. Popeye pizza is AMAZING!!! They deliver here
Master Pizza Mayfield Heights
6643 Mayfield Road
This is our second go-to pizza place. Popeye pizza is AMAZING!!! They deliver here
Biga Wood Fired Pizzeria
9145 Chillicothe Road
Our favorite outdoor dining restaurant - patio and balcony seating has heaters and fireplaces so you can enjoy this spot overlooking the Chagrin Falls year-round. A finer dining option with a variety of options; we like the Thai steak noodle salad, sushi and cocktails. 20 min away.
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17 River Grille
17 River Street
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Our favorite outdoor dining restaurant - patio and balcony seating has heaters and fireplaces so you can enjoy this spot overlooking the Chagrin Falls year-round. A finer dining option with a variety of options; we like the Thai steak noodle salad, sushi and cocktails. 20 min away.
This is an intimate finer dining sushi restaurant that we love. They also have great cocktails to-go. To dine in you must make reservations in advance unless you go very early or very late.
Umami Asian Kitchen
42 North Main Street
This is an intimate finer dining sushi restaurant that we love. They also have great cocktails to-go. To dine in you must make reservations in advance unless you go very early or very late.
Our second favorite outdoor dining restaurant - patio seating has heaters and a fireplace so you can enjoy the fresh air year-round. A Chagrin Falls favorite for finer dining. Italian fare with great wine menu. We like the strawberry salad, pizzas, Chicken Piccata, specials and cocktails. It’s next door to the Glass Asylum which is a really cool (and very warm) glass blowing studio where you can book an experience to make your own blown glass with an expert. 20 min away.
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M Italian
22 West Orange Street
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Our second favorite outdoor dining restaurant - patio seating has heaters and a fireplace so you can enjoy the fresh air year-round. A Chagrin Falls favorite for finer dining. Italian fare with great wine menu. We like the strawberry salad, pizzas, Chicken Piccata, specials and cocktails. It’s next door to the Glass Asylum which is a really cool (and very warm) glass blowing studio where you can book an experience to make your own blown glass with an expert. 20 min away.
The best ice cream ever! Right next to the Chagrin Falls Waterfall. It’s too good! Get the waffle cone
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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
67 North Main Street
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The best ice cream ever! Right next to the Chagrin Falls Waterfall. It’s too good! Get the waffle cone
Heartwood Coffee Roasters
20 N Main St
Starbucks
65 North Main Street
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Chagrin Falls Popcorn Shop
53 North Main Street
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Best sushi in Cleveland! The Coventry location is tops
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Pacific East Japanese Restaurant
1763 Coventry Road
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Best sushi in Cleveland! The Coventry location is tops

Places we think are cool ✌🏽

Here are a few places we like & we think you’ll enjoy too! We have many more places we could recommend - let us know what you’re interested in doing!
Old River Farm Sledding Area
This is one of the largest Cleveland Metroparks and it’s less than a mile from our house! We go there everyday - definitely worth visiting if you like to walk or hike in the woods, trail run, and bike. Also, Squire’s Castle is in this Reservation & it’s less than 5 min drive away (or a 5 min bike ride or 25 min trail run).
North Chagrin Reservation
3037 Som Center Road
This is one of the largest Cleveland Metroparks and it’s less than a mile from our house! We go there everyday - definitely worth visiting if you like to walk or hike in the woods, trail run, and bike. Also, Squire’s Castle is in this Reservation & it’s less than 5 min drive away (or a 5 min bike ride or 25 min trail run).
A beautiful little arboretum along the Chagrin River. The entrance is just north of the Gates Mills footbridge. There’s a small sign
Gates Mills Arboretum
A beautiful little arboretum along the Chagrin River. The entrance is just north of the Gates Mills footbridge. There’s a small sign
Yeah, it’s a library! It is a great place to go if you want to relax by a fire indoors and read.
Gates Mills Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library
1491 Chagrin River Road
Yeah, it’s a library! It is a great place to go if you want to relax by a fire indoors and read.
Absolutely amazing waterfall! You have to go here!
Chagrin Falls Waterfall
North Main Street
Absolutely amazing waterfall! You have to go here!
Glass Asylum is a really cool (and very warm) glass blowing studio where you can book an experience to make your own blown glass with an expert. 20 min away.
The Glass Asylum
22 West Orange Street
Glass Asylum is a really cool (and very warm) glass blowing studio where you can book an experience to make your own blown glass with an expert. 20 min away.
In the South Chagrin Reservation of the Cleveland Metropark and along the Chagrin River that you can a walk/hike/run/bike. Has a nice open field to throw frisbee!
Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field
41324-44998 S Woodland Rd
In the South Chagrin Reservation of the Cleveland Metropark and along the Chagrin River that you can a walk/hike/run/bike. Has a nice open field to throw frisbee!
We LOVE the Popcorn Shop in Chagrin Falls! Great popcorn, frozen custard, locally roasted coffee and old fashioned candy
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Chagrin Falls Popcorn Shop
53 North Main Street
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We LOVE the Popcorn Shop in Chagrin Falls! Great popcorn, frozen custard, locally roasted coffee and old fashioned candy
We LOVE this place!!! The largest natural freshwater beach in the US, just 20 minute drive. A great spot for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating and finding beach glass and watching epic sunsets. It’s a perfect spot year round! Roger’s concession stand offers organic, local, made from scratch organic meals, snacks, smoothies and ice cream. He’s the coolest dude!
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Headlands Beach State Park
9601 Headlands Road
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We LOVE this place!!! The largest natural freshwater beach in the US, just 20 minute drive. A great spot for swimming, fishing, kayaking, boating and finding beach glass and watching epic sunsets. It’s a perfect spot year round! Roger’s concession stand offers organic, local, made from scratch organic meals, snacks, smoothies and ice cream. He’s the coolest dude!
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Edgewater Park Beach
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Kelleys Island
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Libations

Red, Wine & Brew - Chesterland