Modern American in Cleveland


Famous for his piercings, Food Channel TV appearances and multiple national awards, local boy Michael Symon put Cleveland on the foodie map with Lola. The lower-priced lunch dishes are the most fun, such as the egg-…
Mexican in Cleveland


The Tremont outpost of this small chain is always abuzz with young locals smitten with the build-your-own tacos concept. Fillings include everything from Thai chili tofu to house-made chorizo. Pear, jalapeño and oth…
Ice Cream in Cleveland

Mitchell's Ice Cream

Mitchell's revamped an old movie theater into an ice-cream-making facility. Watch staff blend the rich flavors through big glass windows. The goods are super creamy, and the vegan options are brilliant. Staff are ge…
Noodles in Cleveland


Hep-cat noodles fill bowls at this Japanese-American mash-up. Slurp mushroom udon, spicy octopus udon, beef short rib ramen and fried chicken ramen dishes. Lots of sake and craft beer help wash it down.
International in Cleveland


Tofu, seitan and other old-school veggie dishes emerge from the kitchen, though carnivores have multiple options, too.
Bakery in Cleveland

Presti's Bakery

Try Presti's for its popular sandwiches, stromboli and divine pastries.