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Best Italian Restaurants in Downtown Cleveland / Playhouse Square

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A photo of Luca Italian Cuisine Cleveland restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2521)
$$$$
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 59 times today

Luca serves award-winning modern Italian food in a great city, with a great wine list and romantic European atmosphere. Located overlooking the Cuyahoga River, Luca Italian Cuisine has one of the most spectacular views of Cleveland.

A photo of DANTE restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2795)
$$$$
• Italian • Tremont

Enjoy Michelin-starred chef Dante Boccuzzi"s signature restaurant DANTE. Located in a historic bank building in Tremont, DANTE restaurant has become one of Cleveland's premier dining spots. The decor features designs and works of art from local artists. Guests may choose from an a la Carte Menu or...

A photo of Lago East Bank restaurant
4.4
Awesome(953)
$$$$
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 11 times today

The regional and contemporary menu at Lago is a culmination of northern Piedmontese dishes to Sicilian seafood dishes inspired by 30 years of Italian cooking and upbringing. The beverage options at Lago are equally as much thought out in standard and craft as the food menu. Lago offers a unique...

A photo of Johnny's Downtown restaurant
4.1
Excellent(353)
$$$$
• Italian • Cleveland West
Booked 14 times today

Johnny’s Downtown, opened in 1993, is similar to the original Johnny’s Bar on Fulton Road, featuring pasta, veal and fish. The setting, a refurbished 1860’s Warehouse District building, formerly a general store, is the drinking and dining spot of locals and business people alike. Joseph Fall, the...

A photo of Literary Tavern restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(124)
$$$$
• Italian • Tremont
Booked 20 times today

Come visit our newly updated location at 1031 Literary Road, in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. With a brand new kitchen, we are serving entrees, appetizers and sandwiches 6 days a week. We are open for lunch Monday through Friday and Happy Hour is from 3 - 6 pm.A favorite of area locals for many...

A photo of La Dolce Vita - Cleveland restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1108)
$$$$
• Italian • Little Italy
Booked 15 times today

Welcome to La Dolce Vita Bistro - “The Sweet Life,” a restaurant and bistro created to recapture the bell-époque charm of “The Italian Drug,” opened here by Dr. Anthony Caruso in 1914. In the tradition of the great European bistros, La Dolce Vita is devoted to providing a relaxed and friendly...

A photo of The Palazzo restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(234)
$$$$
• Italian • Cleveland West
Booked 11 times today

At age the of 20, Chef Rafael moved with his wife to Cleveland, Ohio. His goal was to continue his Italian culinary skills which he acquired in the region of Verona, Italy.Chef Rafael was introduced to the restaurant industry at a very young age. His grandmother was very well known for her...

A photo of Il Venetian restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(187)
$$$$
• Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 19 times today

Venetian Born Chef Alberto Leandri prepares flavors from home for Clevelanders at this upscale, modern Italian restaurant. The menu will feature handmade pastas, fresh fish and seafood, fine meats, and artisan pastries and gelato.

A photo of Valerio's Ristorante restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(603)
$$$$
• Italian • Little Italy
Booked 10 times today

Delicious Italian cuisine, prepared fresh daily. Outstanding service and food, all at a reasonable price. Come and see what everyone is talking about!

A photo of Johnny's Bar restaurant
5.0
Exceptional(627)
$$$$
• Italian • Cleveland West
Booked 11 times today

The original Johnny's serving fine Northern Italian Cusine. Opening in the 1920’s as Louise’s Garden, a restaurant that would flourish into the most reputable dining establishment in Cleveland. Renamed Johnny’s Bar in 1952, this neighborhood eatery located on Fulton Road serves authentic Italian...

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