Artsy Eats

December 11, 2015
Artsy Eats

8 Places to Dine near Cleveland Arts & Culture Attractions

Janey Schafer

Besides feeling more artistic and intellectual, there's another feeling you might experience after strolling around some of Cleveland's art districts-hunger. Nothing revs up an appetite more than sightseeing. So where is there to eat around these kind of places? For starters, our art museum has its own upscale cafeteria right inside of itself. Depending on what area or attraction you are visiting, there are plenty options satisfy your cravings. Next time you're checking out Cleveland's art scene, make sure to dine at some of these nearby restaurants.

Mamma Santa's
Mama Santa's is a family-run Italian restaurant tucked into a building that is over 100 years old with checkered table cloths and insanely delicious hand-made meals. Their pizza and pasta dishes have been consistently spectacular since 1961.
Nearby arts & culture attractions: Severance Hall, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Art

Provenance Café (located in the Cleveland Museum of Art) You don't even have to leave the museum to experience Provenance's variety of locally sourced and globally influenced lunch options. Menu items include seasonal soup and salads, different types of sandwiches, desserts, and some of the best mac and cheese you'll find anywhere.
Nearby arts & culture attractions:  Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

L'Albatros
L'Albatros is one of many upscale restaurant's owned by the talented Chef Zach Burrell. The interior is as sophisticated as an art museum, and so is all of the French cuisine. The cheese board is highly recommended.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Art

Trentina
Chef Sawyer's high end Italian restaurant. Visit their website to see some serious food porn photos. Warning: after seeing these photos you will have to make a reservation.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Coffee House
Cozy coffee shop with various wraps and an extensive pastry menu in University Circle.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Ninja City
Asian American spot that serves Bacon & Egg Ramen as well as a "Bento Box" which is a combination of Asian inspired appetizers like dumplings, sweet potato fries, and wontons.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cibreo Cleveland
Cibreo is Playhouse Squares right hand companion, it's located directly across the street from the theatre and the interior is full of tasteful architecture and a warm Tuscan breeze. Each dish is extremely rich and authentic, only local and fresh ingredients are used.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: All Playhouse Square theaters, Cleveland Grays Armory Museum

Cowell & Hubbard
Zach Burrell's restaurant is a beautifully reincarnated jewelry store which was originally founded in 1861; upscale gourmet and innovated cuisine with lots of taste; pun intended.

Nearby arts & culture attractions: All Playhouse Square theaters

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