The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Cleveland

The OpenTable Team

Cleveland is one of the Midwest's most up-and-coming cities and many travelers can't believe it's so full of vibrant parks museums and attractions for all. Despite being in the landlocked Midwest, it's a waterfront city with beaches and sailing. It's also home to the world-famous Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cleveland is very much a foodie haven where you can find everything from braised rabbit poutine to classic midwestern comfort food. The options can be overwhelming so we've put together a Tastemaker List of where to find the best breakfast in Cleveland. Grab a table at one of the spots that tastemakers say are the best restaurants in Cleveland right now.

Restaurants:Osso Farm Restaurant, Sérénité Restaurant, Felice Urban Cafe
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Farm-to-table, French, American
Neighborhoods:Cleveland East, Medina, Shaker Square

Osso Farm Restaurant

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Cleveland East
208 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
Osso is an inviting restaurant inspired by the fresh ingredients that owners Scott and Tara Webster find on Flying W Farm. They strive to offer freshness and quality while providinRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Sérénité Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Medina
484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
Serenite Restaurant is in the midst of Medina’s Historic District and is a place steeped in tradition and care for the community. As part of the Recovery Center or Medina County, tRead more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Felice Urban Cafe

$$$$·American·
Shaker Square
589 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Felice sits in a cozy house on Larchmere Boulevard that dates back to 1910. It has an enclosed porch for dining and rooms throughout the house for diners to sit. It’s a very calminRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Rusty Anchor at the Music Box

$$$$·American·
Downtown Cleveland
1,752 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
The Rusty Anchor at The Music Box in downtown Cleveland is a world-class restaurant and one of the best places to hear live music in the city. Diners can enjoy casual fine dining oRead more
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Ferris Steakhouse & Tavern

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rocky River
667 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This family-friendly restaurant is a one-of-a-kind treat in Cleveland! The Ferris steakhouse was originally opened in 1940 by Adele and Ellis Ferris who wanted to serve the ClevelaRead more
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Cleveland

Crosswinds Grille at the Lakehouse Inn Resort

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Geneva-on-the-Lake
488 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Romantic
The Crosswinds Grille is at the boutique Lakehouse Inn on the shores of Lake Erie. This definitely qualifies as one of the best breakfasts in Cleveland both for the food and the seRead more
91% recommended
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Nighttown

$$$$·American·
Cleveland Heights
818 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
Nighttown was originally opened as a one-room bar in 1965. Named after the Dublin Red-Light District in James Joyce’s Ulysses, it has the ambiance of Irish pubs and old New York baRead more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Hecks Of Ohio City

$$$$·American·
Ohio City
714 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Heck’s Cafe is a charming eatery located on the West Side of town and features what many consider one of the best breakfasts in Cleveland. It has been serving the Cleveland communiRead more
99% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern - Twinsburg

$$$$·American·
Twinsburg
3,172 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Located in the quiet Twinsburg neighborhood of Cleveland, the Blue Canyon Kitchen and Tavern is a casual upscale restaurant with a focus on creative American cuisine. Established iRead more
92% recommended
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Dante Next Door

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Cleveland West
317 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Sunday Lunch
Dante Next Door is a casual brunch Trattoria located, literally, next door to Dante Boccuzzi’s signature restaurant DANTE. It features a variety of brunch favorites, hand-tossed woRead more
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Pickwick & Frolic

$$$$·American·
Downtown Cleveland / E. 4th Street
917 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Pickwick and Frolic opened in 2002 as the home to Hilarities 4th Street Theatre, and pegs itself as Cleveland’s most unique dining and entertainment venue. It is a sprawling, 185 sRead more
91% recommended
Best Service in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Austin's Woodfire Grille - Brecksville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brecksville
625 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Open since 1994, Austin’s Woodfire Grille is one of the best spots in Cleveland to find fresh and high-quality ingredients and a completely made-from-scratch menu. They grille itemRead more
94% recommended
Best Service in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar

$$$$·Latin American·
Beachwood
2,470 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Paladar is a modern space with tall, open ceilings, giant hanging stars, an assortment of framed art and a bar area with TVs. It’s located in the Eton Chagrin Boulevard shopping diRead more
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

100th Bomb Group

$$$$·American·
Cleveland West
1,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This unique and lively restaurant is an homage to World War II Heroes and serves up contemporary twists on America’s favorite dishes. Dine in the World War II themed “mess hall,” oRead more
82% recommended
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Rosewood Grill Westlake

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westlake
431 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
Located in the charming Westlake neighborhood of town, Rosewood Grille has one of the best breakfasts in Cleveland. It is a local gem with several cozy rooms, each with its own ambRead more
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Beau's On The River

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Akron
1,011 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Beau’s on the River is without a doubt one of the best breakfasts in Cleveland, according to locals and tourists alike. Located just outside Cleveland in the Sheraton Suites Akron,Read more
Scenic View in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Bricco - Kent

$$$$·Italian·
Kent
350 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Bricco opened in the heart of the Kent downtown revitalization project in 2014 and continues to be one of the top places to get breakfast in the Cleveland area. The atmosphere is wRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Beau's Grille at the Hilton

$$$$·American·
Akron
318 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Beau’s Grille is the award-winning restaurant at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn Hotel and Suites. For over 15 years, Chef Beau Schmidt and staff have masterminded a menu of ContemporaryRead more
99% recommended
Great for Lunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Fahrenheit - Cleveland

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tremont
2,540 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
This trendy spot located in Cleveland’s coolest neighborhood, Tremont, is a comfortable and funky hangout for the fashionable set, travelers on the hunt for a delicious meal, couplRead more
89% recommended
Contemporary American in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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