The Best Brunch Restaurants in Cleveland

The OpenTable Team

Cleveland is a world-class city that draws people for its pro-sports teams, cultural attractions, and a gorgeous setting on the shores of Lake Erie. One other way that Cleveland puts itself on the map is its dining scene. This under-the-radar midwestern culinary haven delights visitors and residents alike with a stellar dining scene that includes a mix of authentic ethnic eateries, stellar restaurants for haute cuisine, and mom-and-pop spots for the comforting midwestern fare. One meal that diners find particularly good at Cleveland restaurants? Brunch. Cleveland diners have no shortage of delicious spots where they can nurse their hangovers and dig into a nourishing weekend meal. If you’re on the hunt for a delicious meal, check out our Tastemakerlist of where to find the best brunch Cleveland has to offer.

Restaurants:100th Bomb Group, Dante Next Door, Crop Bistro
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary Italian, Continental
Neighborhoods:Cleveland West, Downtown Cleveland

100th Bomb Group

$$$$·American·
Cleveland West
1,071 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
For an escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown, head to the 100th Bomb Group, a restaurant nestled in a beautiful French Chateau near Cleveland Hopkins International AirportRead more
81% 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 restaurant created for the purpose of serving excellent brunch. This Italian trattoria is warm and rustic inside, welcoming people as they wake up on weekend mRead more
98% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Crop Bistro

$$$$·Continental·
Downtown Cleveland
3,217 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
For a brunch restaurant in the heart of the historic Ohio City neighborhood, head to Crop Bistro. This upscale restaurant features inventive American fare and is the perfect place Read more
86% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Rusty Anchor at the Music Box

$$$$·American·
Downtown Cleveland
1,752 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
For the best brunch in Cleveland focused on comfort food, head to the Rusty Anchor at the Music Box. Located at he legendary local music venue, guests of the Rusty Anchor can come Read more
91% recommended
Hot Spot in Cleveland / Akron / Canton
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Pier W

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lakewood
7,170 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
An upscale choice for some of the best brunch in Cleveland is Pier W. This chic eatery combines fresh, local ingredients and an inventive menu with a bright and bustling atmosphereRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Beau's On The River

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Akron
1,012 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
In nearby Akron is Beau’s on the River—one of the spots for the best brunch in Cleveland and its suburbs. Beau’s is actually on the River: overlooking Cuyahoga falls at the SheratoRead more
Scenic View in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Hecks Of Ohio City

$$$$·American·
Ohio City
714 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Another great option for some of the best brunch in Cleveland is Hecks of Ohio City, located in the historic bustling downtown neighborhood of Cleveland. Hecks is trendy gastropub Read more
99% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Nighttown

$$$$·American·
Cleveland Heights
819 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
Nighttown, named after the Red-Light District in James Joyce’s Ulysses, is aptly-titled because it’s themed after turn of the century New York restaurants, started by Irish immigraRead more
90% recommended
Great for Brunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Hecks Of Avon

$$$$·American·
Avon / Avon Lake
318 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Hecks of Avon is another outpost of the beloved regional chain. Hecks serves some of the best brunch in Cleveland in a vibrant and industrial-feeling brewup atmosphere. When they eRead more
100% recommended
Kid Friendly in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Rosewood Grill Westlake

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westlake
431 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Rosewood Grill is an American restaurant in Westlake, and it has some of the best brunch in Cleveland and its suburbs. With a dark bistro feel, Rosewood Grill is a warm and invitinRead more
92% recommended
Contemporary American in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Felice Urban Cafe

$$$$·American·
Shaker Square
590 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
For a quaint, romantic setting and some of the best brunch in Cleveland, hit up Felice Urban café, located in the Buckeye Shaker neighborhood in town. The restaurant sits in a histRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Rosewood Grill Strongsville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Strongsville
526 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Another location of Rosewood Grill in Strongsville serves some of the best brunch in Cleveland. This dark, bistro-feeling outpost of Rosewood Grill has an American menu with a wideRead more
86% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Beau's Grille at the Hilton

$$$$·American·
Akron
320 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Beau’s Grille, at the Hilton Akron, is a casual spot for brunch that serves excellent food in a welcoming, inviting atmosphere. Diners at Beau’s can opt to order off a menu for bruRead more
99% recommended
Great for Lunch in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern - Twinsburg

$$$$·American·
Twinsburg
3,173 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Blue Canyon Kitchen is a small chain throughout the Cleveland area, and the location in Twinsburg serves some of the best brunch in Cleveland and its suburbs. This rustic eatery seRead more
92% recommended

Urban Farmer Cleveland

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Cleveland
1,653 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Local Ingredients
One of Cleveland’s best steakhouses is also one of its best brunch restaurants. Urban Farmer, in the heart of downtown by the Hungarian Heritage museum, offers upscale dining on thRead more
91% recommended
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One Red Door

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hudson
1,157 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
One Red Door is a brunch restaurant in Cleveland with a distinctly tavern-like feel. The menu has a creole bent, so diners who come for brunch can opt to have things like Low CountRead more
85% recommended
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Der Braumeister Restaurant

$$$$·German·
Cleveland West
76 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Authentic
  • Neighborhood Gem
For some of the best brunch in Cleveland in an authentic biergarten setting ,head to Der Braumeister. This authentic German eatery offers diners the option to eat German fare at brRead more
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Cleveland / Akron / Canton

The Cabin of Willowick

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cleveland East
158 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
For an unforgettable one-of-a-kind dining experience. Head to the Cabin of Willowick. Not only is its setting completely unique, it also serves some of the best brunch in ClevelandRead more

Cedar Creek Grille

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Beachwood
2,365 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
For a special occasion, there is no better spot for brunch in Cleveland that Cedar Creek Grille. This upscale, chic eatery features a menu of American favorites that satisfies dineRead more
91% recommended
Contemporary American in Cleveland
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