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Best American Restaurants in Downtown Cleveland


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A photo of Blue Point Grille restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 40 times today
Blue Point Grille, located in Cleveland, is celebrated for its outstanding seafood cuisine. The restaurant's consistently excellent seafood, from East & West coast oysters to the grouper, is praised by numerous reviews, with patrons calling it "the best seafood in the Cleveland area". Reviewers highlight the "perfectly cooked" salmon and "delicious" seafood tower, hallmarks of the high-quality and flavorful seafood selections available. Moreover, the restaurant is known for offering a wonderful menu accommodating both seafood and non-seafood friends. The noteworthy service also enhances the dining experience, making Blue Point Grille a highly recommended destination, especially for special occasions. The overall ambiance, professional service and fresh seafood make it a go-to place that never disappoints.
A photo of Fahrenheit restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 35 times today
Fahrenheit, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is widely acclaimed for its contemporary American cuisine and has been a beloved staple in the local dining scene for years. Led by Chef Rocco Whalen, the restaurant impresses diners with their superb service and myriad of excellent dishes such as the short ribs, margherita pizza, and hot green bean salad. The restaurant has drawn praise for its innovative and bold culinary vision, which is reflected in their diverse offering such as the cowboy steak on mashed potatoes and asparagus, and a unique dessert that combines elements of bananas foster, churros, and pralines and cream ice cream. Customers also appreciate Fahrenheit's atmospheric ambiance, and its elegant decor coupled with stunning views of downtown Cleveland from its rooftop bar. Reviews of the restaurant commend it as an excellent destination for a special occasion, offering a lively environment with attention to detail and outstanding customer service.
A photo of Morton's The Steakhouse - Cleveland restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 57 times today
Morton's The Steakhouse in Cleveland consistently delivers in terms of their steakhouse cuisine. Praised as being one of the best places in the city to enjoy hearty, delectable steaks and sides, this restaurant has a track record of outstanding service and food excellence. From the rave reviews, customers rave about the truffle butter, steak and lobster special, French Onion Soup, and creamed spinach. Recurring themes in their reviews include the impeccable service, the comfortable atmosphere, and culinary innovation. It's not just a place to dine; it's an exceptional experience that leaves customers eagerly planning their return. For those with specific dietary needs, Morton’s staff, including their server Maurice, have shown to be attentive and accommodating, contributing to the overall superiority of this dining venue.
A photo of Cleveland Chop restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 48 times today
Cleveland Chop, aptly located in Cleveland, is a well-regarded Steakhouse that has consistently delivered great customer experiences. Customers have praised the establishment for its exceptional service, relaxed atmosphere, and most importantly, its superb steak dishes. One customer even noted: "I've eaten at some of the best steakhouses in the country and the bone-in ribeye was one of the best I have ever had." Cleveland Chop is also lauded for its reasonably priced menu and fair-value proposition, with one reviewer mentioning "Great steak for the value. Comparable to other steakhouses that cost twice as much." This combination of excellent food, service, and pricing underscores Cleveland Chop's status as a top-tier Steakhouse.
A photo of Johnny's Downtown restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Cleveland West
Booked 17 times today
Johnny's Downtown in Cleveland truly embodies the authentic spirit of Italian cuisine, serving both traditional and innovative dishes that satisfy the palate. Patrons frequently praise the quality of well-curated dishes like the Seafood Fettuccini, Veal Meatball Crostino and classic Italian feast. Johnny's Downtown stands out for its home-made pasta, with reviews highlighting the delicious Gnocchi and Angel Hair. The rave reviews also extend to the exceptional service and charming, albeit slightly vintage, atmosphere. The restaurant also makes a significant impression with its variety of veal dishes, earning it a reputation as a must-visit when in downtown Cleveland.
A photo of Pickwick & Frolic restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland / E. 4th Street
Booked 16 times today
Pickwick & Frolic offers a taste of scrumptious American cuisine, lauded by diners time and time again. The restaurant is celebrated for its well-prepared food and excellent service, be it the rotisserie chicken, American bistro pizza, walleye, or fresh-cut fries, each dish managed to amaze the diners. The menu boasts an array of American favorites, coupled with an impressive selection of drinks, from IPAs to cocktails. Reviews emphasize the outstanding dining experience, the friendly, attentive staff, and the great atmosphere. Not just a restaurant, Pickwick & Frolic also houses a comedy club, a cabaret theatre, and a martini bar, making it a premier dining and entertainment destination.
A photo of Turn Bar + Kitchen at The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 10 times today
Turn Bar + Kitchen, located inside The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland, is a shining beacon of American cuisine. Customers consistently praise the excellent service, with waitstaff like Mary and Brian receiving individual accolades. The food garners high praise, with dishes like the expertly prepared fish and the bread service receiving particular notice. The atmosphere is repeatedly described as superb, comfortable, and welcoming. It stands out as an upscale venue that expertly balances quality and comfort. With its unique blend of a laid back vibe and top quality food, Turn Bar + Kitchen is an exceptional culinary destination, richly deserving its place as an emblem of fine American dining.
A photo of House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Cleveland restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Cleveland / E. 4th Street
Booked 6 times today
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar is now open! We look forward to welcoming you back to our made from scratch, southern inspired cuisine!
A photo of The Burnham Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 6 times today
Located in the heart of Cleveland, The Burnham Restaurant is the epitome of exceptional American cuisine. The restaurant boasts of outstanding service, all thanks to its eager and enthusiastic wait staff. Michael and Joseph, two of the frequently mentioned waiters, have been highly praised for their knowledge, hospitality, and commitment to ensuring a pleasurable dining experience. From the most tender and tasty Octopus in the country to a soul bowl filled with hearty mac and cheese, pork belly, and collard greens, The Burnham is lauded for its unique and scrumptious takes on classic American dishes. Whether it's for a quiet lunch or a celebratory dinner, every visit at The Burnham is an unforgettable culinary journey. The unanimous verdict from countless reviews is clear: fantastic food, fantastic service.
A photo of Filter restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 7 times today
Filter restaurant has garnered glowing reviews for its excellent American cuisine, with many patrons lauding the exceptional quality of food and service. Customers praise the well-seasoned and fresh dishes, while the ambiance and decor create a unique dining experience that exceeds expectations. The establishment has been described as having an irresistible vibe, with commendable music that complements the dining experience. Particularly noteworthy in the reviews is the fast service and the personal touch offered for special occasions. Filter appears to be a popular choice for return visits, demonstrating its consistent ability to deliver elite dishes and an outstanding American dining experience.
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