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Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in Downtown Cleveland / Playhouse Square

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4.3
Awesome(267)
Price: Very Expensive
• European • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 12 times today
The Centro at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel offers a delightful dining experience in the heart of Downtown Cleveland's Gateway District. With its focus on both American and European-inspired dishes, featuring top-quality ingredients like hand-cut steaks, house-made pastas, and Neapolitan pizzas cooked in a 900-year-old sourdough brick oven, it promises a unique culinary journey.Availability for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, they cater to various dining preferences and schedules, with an emphasis on providing exceptional service and creating memorable experiences. The Centro is must-visit destination for food enthusiasts in Downtown Cleveland.
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4.2
Awesome(473)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 25 times today
Betts - Cleveland is a neighborhood gem due to its warm, cozy ambiance and exceptional service. Reviewers rave about the fresh, delicious food and its versatility, accommodating a variety of dietary needs. Its location in downtown Cleveland makes it a favorite pre-game or pre-show spot. Its unique blend of American dishes makes it a go-to place for anyone in the area.
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4.0
Excellent(410)
Price: Moderate
• American • Downtown Cleveland / Playhouse Square
Booked 10 times today
One of Cleveland’s most beloved restaurants, Ghost Light Restaurant and Lounge welcomes guests to enjoy its contemporary American cuisine, warm hospitality, and unparalleled service in the city of Cleveland. Conveniently located in Playhouse Square’s elegant theater district, Ghost Light features a variety of delectable dishes, crafty cocktails, and a wonderful wine selection. Whether you are looking for a pre-show meal or date night in the town, at the heart of every dining experience is our dedicated staff, and you, our loyal guests.
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4.2
Awesome(1036)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • Downtown Cleveland / Playhouse Square
Booked 6 times today
A New Breed of the American Brasserie. District’s Imaginative Food and Wine, Balancing Exceptional Hospitality, Comfortable Surroundings and Extraordinary Value. Serving Contemporary American Cuisine in Playhouse Square with a Mediterranean Soul, European Influence and Local Focus. From Outstanding Wines by the Glass, Dining at the Bar with Seasonal Ingredients Positioned in an Emerging Downtown Cleveland Location, District Will Compliment the Cleveland Restaurant Landscape.
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4.4
Awesome(3035)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 33 times today
Located in Downtown Cleveland, Chef Rocco Whalen's Fahrenheit is two spectacular stories of unforgettable flavors and gorgeous, sparkling interiors. This fresh new take on Cleveland’s beloved restaurant will blow you away. Fahrenheit is the perfect hotspot for the sharp dressed crowd and anyone looking for a culinary wonderland of mouthwatering mains, fresh shellfish towers, and innovative daily offerings. With unmatched views of downtown's action-filled city-center, the restaurant features luxurious furnishings and instagram-able scenes. Available for lunch and dinner, Rocco's cuisine will delight your senses with its Mediterranean and Asian accents and curated cocktails. Fahrenheit boasts a stunning bar, curved banquettes, scalloped ceiling, action-filled chef’s table, and a private dining room. Take the sweeping staircase and meet us on the second floor to elevate your night life with our exclusive rooftop menus and artistic energy. Become part of the buzzing new destination
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4.8
Exceptional(6257)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 37 times today
CLEVELAND'S PREMIER SEAFOOD RESTAURANT!A short walk from Cleveland’s premier hotels, convention center and flats, Blue Point Grille is thoroughly hip dining in downtown’s spirited Warehouse District. Indulge in a bowl of our award-winning lobster bisque and like our namesake oysters enjoy the absolute freshest and highest-quality seafood available. Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a special occasion celebration or happy hour, it has to be Blue Point Grille. Voted Cleveland’s Best Seafood Restaurant every year since it opened, Blue Point Grille has earned its reputation for excellence in fine dining. Menu items are subject to change seasonally. We do not allow outside food or beverages. We do not allow balloons. Decorations are subject to manager approval.Please note that a 20% service fee is added to all food and beverage purchases.
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4.6
Exceptional(2753)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steakhouse • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 26 times today
Please call (after 2pm) to make reservations for parties over 5 guests, for all parties over 10 please contact Private Dining. For Parties over 5 we require a credit card to hold the reservation. Fee of $25 per person charged in cases of No-Show or cancellation with less than 24hrs notice.For patrons who value a premium culinary experience, RED The Steakhouse offers the best in high quality food by using the finest and freshest ingredients and creating an undeniably superb culinary experience. By transcending our guest’s expectations for superior service and food, Red The Steakhouse creates a consistent, exceptional and non-traditional dining experience. Enjoy the Wine Spectator award winning wine list as well as the Captain's List of specially featured wines. Reservations strongly recommended.
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4.9
Exceptional(739)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 49 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 Luca Italian Cuisine (Soon to Be - Casa la Luna) restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3455)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • The Flats
Booked 66 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.We are excited to announce some significant changes within our restaurant family.Luca Italian Cuisine at 2100 Superior Viaduct will transition to Casa La Luna.Those changes reflect our commitment to offering fresh and elevated dining. All three restaurants will continue operations and ownership by Lola Jacaj (Formerly Sema)For Special Events Contact: a.george@jolaeatglobal.com
A photo of Acqua di Luca (Soon to Be - Acqua di Dea) restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(879)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary Italian • Downtown Cleveland
Booked 22 times today
Our award winning Jola Eat Global Restaurant Group opened a third location in 2021. Since then, it has become a downtown hotspot with a trendy approach to the modern fine dining experience. Offering a unique combination of modern and classic coastal aesthetic in a sleek and rustic warehouse setting. Located in Cleveland's Historic Warehouse District in the heart of Downtown, Acqua Di Luca has an innovative Mediterranean menu with remarkably fresh seafood, unique pasta dishes, extraordinary steaks and much more.We are excited to announce some significant changes within our restaurant family.Acqua di Luca located at 500 W. St. Clair Avenue will be renamed Acqua di Dea.​These changes reflect our commitment to offering fresh and elevated dining. Acqua Di Dea will continue operations and ownership by Lola Jacaj.For private events contact a.george@jolaeatglobal.com
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