Sure, Downtown Cleveland has an unreal number of dining establishments that are doing creative and delicious things in their kitchens. But when you head into our neighborhoods, you’ll find that spirit of culinary excellence thriving all the same.
Larchmere Boulevard is home not only to great boutique shopping, fine arts galleries and antiques dealers, but also some of the best local eateries in the area. Take a stroll just north of Shaker Square, and start feeling the Larchmere love.
Set inside a quaint house with a spacious patio, Felice is one of CLE’s most charming spots to share stories over charcuterie and small plates. Speaking of stories, throw back cocktails with evocative names like “red-headed stranger,” “sweet touch of love,” and “it wasn’t god who made honky tonk angels” and wonder about their amazing backstories.
Good clean fun is what’s in store at UnBar. Designed as a healthy social hub, this non-alcoholic café and lounge serves up mocktails with moxie—along with coffee, baked goods, vegetarian-friendly fare, smoothies and more.
We don’t have to speak Portuguese for Brazilian food to speak to us. From the Pao De Queijo (cheese bread) to the Picanha Acebolada (a bomb-ass steak), there are no wrong decisions on this menu.
One of Cleveland’s oldest restaurants/bars, Academy Tavern is still schooling all of us. Hit up trivia night with Genny cream ales, tacos and other great pub foods, or listen to live music on the spacious patio.
Traditional double corn tortilla tacos and take-out margaritas—now that’s what we call living the dream! This hip Larchmere taqueria is known for its street food favorites like quesabirrio tacos and Mexican ramen.