Guidebook for Cleveland

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Guidebook for Cleveland

Food Scene

Good local restaurant to walk to for breakfast
Gabe's Family Restaurant
2044 Broadview Road
Good local restaurant to walk to for breakfast
One of the restaurant's at Ridge Park Square
Applebee's Grill + Bar
One of the restaurant's at Ridge Park Square
The soups are excellent, and great fries!
Rockne's
4754 Ridge Road
The soups are excellent, and great fries!
The best ice cream in Cleveland! Usually open St. Patrick's day thru Thanksgiving week. Walk it off before you get there!
Honey Hut Ice Cream
4674 State Road
The best ice cream in Cleveland! Usually open St. Patrick's day thru Thanksgiving week. Walk it off before you get there!
This was our favorite Chinese place when we lived in the house. I love the fried rice, egg foo young. Ask for the Egg Foo Young Cantonese style and it will be pan fried with more vegetables-yum!
China Jade Restaurant
2190 Brookpark Rd
This was our favorite Chinese place when we lived in the house. I love the fried rice, egg foo young. Ask for the Egg Foo Young Cantonese style and it will be pan fried with more vegetables-yum!
I love their pizza, and they deliver for a small charge.
Marco's Pizza
7411 Memphis Avenue
I love their pizza, and they deliver for a small charge.
They are open very late on the week-end if you need late night pizza!
DonGi's Pizza and More
2159 Broadview Road
They are open very late on the week-end if you need late night pizza!
Wonderful pastries just a couple blocks from the house. You can also get some deli items here.
Michael's Bakery
4478 Broadview Road
Wonderful pastries just a couple blocks from the house. You can also get some deli items here.
The dinner rolls are amazing, peanuts in the shell on the table, and the baked sweet potatoes are excellent. I love the chicken fingers when I am splurging.
Texas Roadhouse
7341 Northcliff Avenue
The dinner rolls are amazing, peanuts in the shell on the table, and the baked sweet potatoes are excellent. I love the chicken fingers when I am splurging.
This is my favorite sub sandwich place. I always get the artichoke, mushroom & cheese sub with the fresh cut fries. My sweetie gets a turkey Reuben.
Penn Station East Coast Subs
4804 Ridge Road
This is my favorite sub sandwich place. I always get the artichoke, mushroom & cheese sub with the fresh cut fries. My sweetie gets a turkey Reuben.
More great ice cream to enjoy when you visit the West Side Market, and shop at Something Different!
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Mitchell's Ice Cream (Ohio City Kitchen & Shop)
1867 West 25th Street
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More great ice cream to enjoy when you visit the West Side Market, and shop at Something Different!
If you like beer, call or go to their website to learn about tours. I don't even like beer and found it super interesting! Great food and the best bread pudding I ever had!
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Great Lakes Brewing Company
2516 Market Avenue
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If you like beer, call or go to their website to learn about tours. I don't even like beer and found it super interesting! Great food and the best bread pudding I ever had!
Open for breakfast and lunch, and just a couple blocks from the house. Great if you don;t want to have to cook.
Steves Family Restaurant
4457 Broadview Road
Open for breakfast and lunch, and just a couple blocks from the house. Great if you don;t want to have to cook.
They have some cheeses I have never heard of and make some of their own. Very friendly owners/staff and you can taste samples before you purchase. This is a hidden gem! Parking is behind the building.
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Old Brooklyn Cheese Company
4138 Pearl Rd
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They have some cheeses I have never heard of and make some of their own. Very friendly owners/staff and you can taste samples before you purchase. This is a hidden gem! Parking is behind the building.
Guests told me this new coffee shop was a favorite for their group. I can't wait to check it out!
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Metropolitan Coffee
4744 Broadview Rd
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Guests told me this new coffee shop was a favorite for their group. I can't wait to check it out!
This gem was new when I went, so service was a bit slow, but the food was good. They also have a full bar.
Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant & Bar
2218 Broadview Rd
This gem was new when I went, so service was a bit slow, but the food was good. They also have a full bar.
The Salmon Piccata is fabulous, and their bread, dipped in olive oil, is addictive. They always have interesting seasonal pasta dishes as well.
Eddie's Pizzeria Cerino
7305 Broadview Rd
The Salmon Piccata is fabulous, and their bread, dipped in olive oil, is addictive. They always have interesting seasonal pasta dishes as well.
This place has full Sushi offerings in addition to great, beautifully presented Thai food. Good wine menu, great service.
Charm Thai
7426 Broadview Rd
This place has full Sushi offerings in addition to great, beautifully presented Thai food. Good wine menu, great service.
This is a wonderful special occasion place w/legendary Sunday Brunch (need reservations) and really good happy hour specials on drinks and appetizers. Happy Hour is a great way to affordably enjoy their offerings.
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Pier W
12700 Lake Avenue
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This is a wonderful special occasion place w/legendary Sunday Brunch (need reservations) and really good happy hour specials on drinks and appetizers. Happy Hour is a great way to affordably enjoy their offerings.
Local bar with surprisingly good salads, homemade soups and other food. Owner is often on the premises and very hospitable.
Parma Tavern
5680 Broadview Rd
Local bar with surprisingly good salads, homemade soups and other food. Owner is often on the premises and very hospitable.
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!
Campbell's Sweets Factory (Ohio City)
2084 West 25th Street
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!
Gourmet sliders to suit all dietary needs, or curry or cardamon flavored rolls. Try the Malaysian Chicken or the jack-fruit and share with your friends. The fried yucca chips are wonderful! The pies are extraordinary. Seasonal offerings always mix it up.
Rood Food and Pie
17001 Madison Ave
Gourmet sliders to suit all dietary needs, or curry or cardamon flavored rolls. Try the Malaysian Chicken or the jack-fruit and share with your friends. The fried yucca chips are wonderful! The pies are extraordinary. Seasonal offerings always mix it up.

Arts & Culture

This is the closest movie theater, and super comfy! They have reclining seats!
AMC Ridge Park Square 8
4788 Ridge Road
This is the closest movie theater, and super comfy! They have reclining seats!
Educational, entertaining-allow plenty of time!!
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1100 East 9th Street
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Educational, entertaining-allow plenty of time!!
There are several stages and shows ranging from Broadway shows, plays, musical groups, and more. It is like being in NY, but a lot less expensive. You can always get tickets to something!
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Playhouse Square
1501 Euclid Avenue
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There are several stages and shows ranging from Broadway shows, plays, musical groups, and more. It is like being in NY, but a lot less expensive. You can always get tickets to something!
The IMAX movies are always fascinating. Take advantage of being at the Science & Technology Museum and take a tour!
Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater
601 Erieside Avenue
The IMAX movies are always fascinating. Take advantage of being at the Science & Technology Museum and take a tour!
They have great comedians, and you should eat at the restaurant as well, Pickwick & Frolic. They also have Murder Mystery dinners and Burlesque-check the calendar!
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Hilarities
2035 East 4th Street
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They have great comedians, and you should eat at the restaurant as well, Pickwick & Frolic. They also have Murder Mystery dinners and Burlesque-check the calendar!

Entertainment & Activities

The Rain Forest is well worth the trip, and it is only 5 minutes away.
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
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The Rain Forest is well worth the trip, and it is only 5 minutes away.
This is a close, nice access to the lake with a beach, concessions, bathrooms, and pavilions for picnicking.
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Edgewater Pier
6500 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway
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This is a close, nice access to the lake with a beach, concessions, bathrooms, and pavilions for picnicking.
There are lots of hands-on interactive displays and activities that kids will enjoy, and adults will also find interesting.
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The Children's Museum of Cleveland
3813 Euclid Avenue
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There are lots of hands-on interactive displays and activities that kids will enjoy, and adults will also find interesting.
While not as grand as some, this aquarium has some fascinating history of the great lakes, as well as beautiful fish & sea life. There is a stingray petting area, and a kids discovery area.
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Greater Cleveland Aquarium
2000 Sycamore Street
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While not as grand as some, this aquarium has some fascinating history of the great lakes, as well as beautiful fish & sea life. There is a stingray petting area, and a kids discovery area.
My granddaughter could spend hours in here! Lots to do for the kiddo's.
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The Children's Museum of Cleveland
3813 Euclid Avenue
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My granddaughter could spend hours in here! Lots to do for the kiddo's.
This renovated, historic theater has the current classics as well as Independent films. They often have special movie events and discount nights, so check out their website.
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Capitol Theatre
1390 West 65th Street
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This renovated, historic theater has the current classics as well as Independent films. They often have special movie events and discount nights, so check out their website.

Shopping

Home Depot, Walmart, several restaurants including IHOP & Chipotle, clothing and shoe stores and more. Less than 10 minutes away.
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Steelyard Commons
3447 Steelyard Drive
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Home Depot, Walmart, several restaurants including IHOP & Chipotle, clothing and shoe stores and more. Less than 10 minutes away.
You can always find a unique gift, often made by a local artist, and the owners, Kula & George, are likely to offer you a glass of wine as you peruse the store. We always take visiting friends there!
Something Different Gallery
1899 West 25th Street
You can always find a unique gift, often made by a local artist, and the owners, Kula & George, are likely to offer you a glass of wine as you peruse the store. We always take visiting friends there!

Sightseeing

This is a fun way to learn about the city and what it has to offer
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Lolly the Trolley
1790 Columbus Rd
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This is a fun way to learn about the city and what it has to offer
Go on board and tour the steamship for a taste of Cleveland history!
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Great Lakes Science Center
601 Erieside Avenue
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Go on board and tour the steamship for a taste of Cleveland history!
They have dinner and lunch cruises, sunset sails, etc.
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GOODTIME III
825 East 9th Street
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They have dinner and lunch cruises, sunset sails, etc.

Essentials

Open M, W, F & Sa, this Cleveland gem is the best place for produce, bakery, meats, cheeses, ethnic foods, nuts, spices, coffee, crepes, etc. If you want ingredients for cooking at the house-go here!
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West Side Market
1979 West 25th Street
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Open M, W, F & Sa, this Cleveland gem is the best place for produce, bakery, meats, cheeses, ethnic foods, nuts, spices, coffee, crepes, etc. If you want ingredients for cooking at the house-go here!
Super cheap Eastern European market. I used to get my French feta here in bulk from the deli.
Ziggy's Produce & Farm Market
4641 Broadview Rd
Super cheap Eastern European market. I used to get my French feta here in bulk from the deli.
This local discount store has most grocery supplies, pharmacy/drugstore supplies, and a crazy "closeout" section where i always find just what I "need." :-)
Marc's Stores
1650 Snow Road
This local discount store has most grocery supplies, pharmacy/drugstore supplies, and a crazy "closeout" section where i always find just what I "need." :-)
Just 2 miles down the street, this is the closest full-service grocery store if you are here for a longer stay and want more complete supplies.
Giant Eagle Supermarket
1825 Snow Road
Just 2 miles down the street, this is the closest full-service grocery store if you are here for a longer stay and want more complete supplies.

Everything Else

They have fruit picking at the appropriate time each summer. We used to pick raspberries and strawberries in season.
Rosby Farm House
50 E Schaaf Rd
They have fruit picking at the appropriate time each summer. We used to pick raspberries and strawberries in season.