Catch Bar & Grill at 233 Inman Street East in Cleveland, is housed in a building with a long history. In the late 1990s, the row of buildings was almost abandoned until Michael Poore and. Clay Walker decided to purchase the building and create something special. They spent years converting the upstairs loft into living space and decided to turn the downstairs area into a seafood restaurant. Today, the menu includes items like shrimp and grits, grouper, peach bourbon-glazed salmon, island jerk chicken, and more. There is also a full bar offering beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Some of the unique cocktails include 75 ‘til infinity, a mix of crème de Violette, gin, simple syrup, champagne, and Ango bitters as well as the Old Catch with Jack Daniels Honey, Ango bitters, and simple syrup.
Opening the doors in 1996 and the first to serve authentic hand-tossed pizza in Cleveland, Lupi’s Pizza Pies starts with fresh dough and sauce they make daily. They also offer lasagna, calzones, and more. They bake fresh bread daily and are known for their unique, family-friendly atmosphere. They are located at 2382 North Ocoee Street as well as 406A Broad Street.
Lasaters Coffee & Tea offers a wide selection of coffees and teas as well as delicious sandwiches, grilled wraps, paninis, and more. They are open for breakfast and lunch with menu items like breakfast croissants, bagels and muffins, pastries, and more. They are located at 2450 Spring Creek Boulevard North East as well as at 170 North Ocoee Street.
Just a Bakery is a result of what generations have learned before, that baking is not only something necessary for survival but also an art. The smell of fresh-baked bread, the sweet aroma of a cake in the oven, or the icing swirl on a cupcake bring back thoughts of your grandmother’s kitchen. Not only do they offer stunning sweet options, but they also have sandwiches, wraps, and paninis at lunch. If you want something truly unique, try their Pelmeni, a Russian-style meat dumpling served with sour cream. You can find them at 3324 Keith Street in Cleveland.
Fork & Spoon is on a mission to bring fresh, local food to their friends and neighbors. All menu items are created from local meats and produce, supporting local farmers as much as they can. Their menu includes items like the Farmer’s Wife Sandwich, made of brie, zucchini, squash, red onion, artichokes, sprouts, and apple butter, or the Hawaiian panini, consisting of ham, pineapple, mozzarella, and house-made tomato aioli. There are also house-made soups with options that change daily. On Saturday, the restaurant only serves breakfast. Find them at 260 Broad Street Northwest.
The Farmhouse offers fresh, country-style cooking, including hamburgers patties by hand each day, beef stew, country fried steak with gravy, vegetable beef soup, and more. In addition to country options like fresh brewed sweet tea, the restaurant also offers house-made desserts as well. They are located at 2260 Harrison Pike.
Jenkins Deli is your place for casual dining and some of the best American food in the area. Their chicken salad has been mentioned by foodies around the world and is available in larger to-go containers. There is a full bar serving beer, wine, and cocktails. Jenkins also has indoor and outdoor seating. They are located at 2390 Spring Creek Boulevard.
Café Roma was established in 2003 by Shannon and Christy Ritzhaupt. Shannon studied under Tony Rice, a successful Italian chef from Naples, before being approached about opening his own location in Cleveland. A walk downtown revealed the perfect location and Café Roma was born. The restaurant offers lunch and dinner, with lunch menu items that include ravioli, gnocchi, penne con salmon, and more. The dinner menu includes a lasagna of the day, tortellini Roma, salmon, capesante, Bistecca, and more. All desserts are house-made and they have an extensive wine list. Find them at 220 North Ocoee Street.
True at BHB adds a creative twist to southern cuisine. They use ingredients grown in the heart of Tennessee as well as specialty wine, beer, and bourbons. The menu includes items like oyster Rockefeller bake, chicken schnitzel, shrimp and grits, burgers, and more. They also have a renovated bar with a lounge atmosphere that is cozy and warm. Even their cocktail ingredients are sourced locally. Find them at 201 Keith Street Southwest.