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Molto Bene Italian Eatery

January 13, 2019 6:21pm | Joey Toole

Molto Bene is a classic and contemporary Italian eatery that will not let you down. Located at 18401 Detroit Avenue, the eccentric eatery may fool some based on its facade. Looking like a mid-century home it is generally just looked past as nothing, but that […]

La Plaza Supermarket adds a Taqueria

November 16, 2018 6:32pm | Maddi Tobey

La Plaza Supermarket is located on Lakewood Heights Boulevard and has a variety of authentic Mexican foods and items. The store is owned by Adrian Ortega and was previously located on Lorain Avenue before moving to its current location in 2011. Since the supermarket’s start they […]

Angelo’s Pizza

November 16, 2018 6:19pm | David Facaros

Throughout Lakewood, Angelo’s is considered one of the best pizza places in the city. In 1981, Tom Kess bought the building on Madison and 20 years later the pizzeria blew up. Today, Angelo’s is one of the most successful independent pizzerias in the United States. […]

Quisqueya La Bella

November 11, 2018 2:14am | Armani Adames

Quisqueya La Bella is a Dominican cuisine in Cleveland, Ohio. The restaurant used to be located on 46th Street and Clark Ave, but moved to 2317 Denison Ave. The restaurant specializes in Puerto Rican and Dominican dishes like sancocho, mondongo, empanadillas, alcapurrias, fried pork with […]

Famous Euclid Tavern Closes

October 28, 2018 5:55pm | Nina Zanghi

The Euclid Tavern is one of Cleveland’s oldest bars, opening its’ doors in 1909. Many famous people have played at this historic bar, including Green Day, Joan Jett and Micheal J. Fox, Peter Laughner and many others. Although it was an iconic place in Cleveland […]

Salmon Dave’s Pacific Grille

October 26, 2018 5:59pm | Jillian Moorman

Salmon Dave’s: vibrant place for seafood classics and high-end American food. This seafood restaurant is located in the Old River Shopping Area in Rocky River. They have been around since 1993 serving the community fine seafood. Right now their executive chef is Mario Brown who […]

Coastal Taco Bar + Chill

October 19, 2018 4:57pm | Armani Adames

Coastal Taco Bar + Chill is a restaurant/bar in the East Bank of the Flats, near Downtown Cleveland. The restaurant is located on the waterfront. They sell a variety of tacos: chicken tinga, grouper, barramundi, baja blue cod, “burning river” chicken, grilled steak, crispy shrimp , spanish lentil, short rib, fried avocado, and gringo. The […]

The Melt

October 15, 2018 1:27am | David Facaros

The Melt is one of the most popular restaurants in all of Lakewood. It was first opened in September of 2006 in the heart of the city. The owner, Matt Fish, opened the restaurant with a very small budget, but as they expanded to 13 […]

Essential Restaurants in Lakewood

October 9, 2018 3:42pm | Seth Andregg

Lakewood is a very well-known place due to the variety of popular restaurants. Lakewood has steadily become one of the best food neighborhoods in Northeast Ohio. Here are some of the places that you definitely shouldn’t miss. From barbecue to vegan to burgers to Mexican […]

Pepper’s Italian Restaurant

September 28, 2018 6:45pm | Maddi Tobey

Pepper’s Italian Restaurant is located at 12401 Detroit Ave. They specialize in simple Italian-American entrées, and are open every day of the week. On Monday through Friday Pepper’s is open from 5pm until 10pm, and on Sundays from 5pm until 9pm. Pepper’s also had wheelchair […]

Distill Table

September 20, 2018 4:10pm | Aiden Kelley

On September 8, 2018, Lakewood was introduced to a new restaurant. Distill Table was added to the Lakewood restaurant family through owner Chef Eddie Tancredi. Distill Table is a part of the brewery, Western Reserve Distillers, which is built into the western part of the […]

Merry-Arts Pub & Grille

May 11, 2018 12:10pm | Caitlin Gang

Lots of people don’t know about this restaurant Merry-Arts, but they are located on Detroit in Lakewood by the street Lakeland. This place is a hidden gem. It has some of the most best foods and all are very cheap. Most are in the price […]

The Hooley House

May 4, 2018 12:34pm | Caitlin Gang

The Hooley House in Westlake holds a special place in my heart I recently just started working there around January. I not only work there but my sister works there and she’s worked there for about two years. It’s a great place every week there is […]

Come get the seasonal special at Dewey’s Pizza, the Tito Santana!

May 4, 2018 11:57am | Jason Morgenstern

At Dewey’s Pizza located in western Lakewood, there is a new pizza in town. The Tito Santana, a taco styled pizza, has returned for the spring season. A seasonal specialty pizza, the Tito Santana is not only a customer favorite, but also a staff favorite […]

Angelo’s Pizza

May 3, 2018 4:20pm | Erin Mullen

Our very own and famous pizza restaurant right here in the heart of Lakewood is one of the most talked about places to go and eat. Angelo’s is a go to for a good taste of Lakewood pizza. People from far and wide come here […]

My Friends

April 30, 2018 1:08am | Caitlin Gang

This wonderful restaurant is great for breakfast that they serve all day which is appealing along with their large menu of choices for lunch, dinner or even a late night munch. My Friends restaurant is open 24 hours. I usually come here in the morning […]

Restore Cold Pressed

April 27, 2018 6:22pm | Jordhan Kieres

Restore is a healthy pressed juice and smoothie place, that also serves healthy snacks; they are located in Downtown Cleveland on 1001 Huron Road. They value giving their customers the highest quality of fruits and vegetables, always being organic. Restore has a variety of cold-pressed […]

Pulp Review

April 26, 2018 6:11pm | Erin Mullen

Pulp Juice and Smoothie Bar is the new rave smoothie place in the Lakewood and Cleveland area. It is located at the old Starbucks location just passed W. 117th St. Pulp has 24 other locations in both Ohio and Pennsylvania. They are also now available […]

Dairy Queen Review

April 18, 2018 2:09pm | Erin Mullen

This month is an exciting month at Dairy Queen. They added five new blizzards to the long list of blizzard classics they already have. The new Twix blizzard is here to stay adding to the fan favorites. There are four more summer blizzards only here […]

George’s Kitchen

April 18, 2018 12:29pm | Jack Ryan

There are two things in life that make it worth living. One being brunch the other being amazing service in restaurants. George’s Kitchen excels at both. The longest I have ever been in the diner is forty minutes even with wait, and just because it’s […]

Barrio- Of Top Restaurants in Lakewood

March 29, 2018 4:33pm | Emily Ruebsteck

Lakewood is home to many diverse restaurants, ranging from traditional greasy american food to Indian cuisine. With Lakewood’s population at a rising 50,279 people in 2016, the city accommodates all areas with various restaurants, fast food chains, and bars. According to Tripadvisor.com, Barrio is ranked […]

Lakewood Restaurant, ‘Melt’ Closing in April To Make Big Renovations

March 29, 2018 4:13pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

The popular and delicious restaurant, ‘Melt,’ has many customers upset and enraged after owner and founder, Matt Fish, has announced that the restaurant will be closing for a 26-day renovation starting on April 1st, 2018. The restaurant originally opened in 2006 and has spread throughout […]

Burgers 2 Beer

January 26, 2018 2:19pm | Nathan Dorn, Jack Ryan

Burgers 2 Beer is the place to go if you want an interesting burger. For example there’s a donut bacon cheeseburger, a tater tot and sloppy joe burger, a pizza burger, and a double grilled cheese burger. Not to mention the place has wraps, wings, […]

Addicted Coffee and Ice Cream

December 1, 2017 1:10pm | Elizabeth Scott

Back in September, on the corner of Madison and Bunts Addicted opened up. At 13743 Madison Ave you can purchase delicious coffee and ice cream. The hours of operation are 5:30 am to 8 pm. Vince Brunori and Jeannie Brunori are the owners of Addicted, […]

Panera Bread

May 25, 2017 4:12pm | Elizabeth Scott

If you live in Lakewood it is very likely that you have been to Panera Bread on Detroit Ave. It is more than just a place for middle school students and high school students to meet up at. It is a nice and sometimes calm […]

Barrio Here In Lakewood

May 25, 2017 3:42pm | Connor York

Have you and your friends been wandering around Lakewood looking for a good place to chow down? Theres just no place you guys can agree on? Look no more! Barrio here in Lakewood is the perfect place to go! They have some of the best […]

Burger Bosses of Lakewood

May 18, 2017 12:20pm | Lizzie Shuga

Lakewood has a multitude of fabulous dining opportunities from Indian to Chinese to Italian. However, if you tend to find yourself craving a classic, juicy, beef patty on a fresh bun here are a few options of Lakewood’s best burgers. Burgers 2 Beer is a sports […]


May 12, 2017 6:12pm | Luke Healy

Town Hall is a local restaurant that is all non-GMO, meaning nothing is made using Genetic Modifications.  They have a variety of food choices including a cafe, a bean bar, a crepe bar and a dining room.  They also have a large patio that is extremely […]

TGI Fridays

May 12, 2017 11:58am | Elizabeth Scott

T.G.I. Fridays is a very well-known restaurant that you most likely have been to. If you haven’t been there you’re defiantly missing out on some great prices and quality food. The theme of the restaurant is focused around casual dining, it’s a very welcoming establishment. They have […]

My Friends

May 5, 2017 2:16pm | James Christie

My Friend’s is a 24 hour restaurant, located on the corner of w. 117, and Detroit Ave. Most people will tell you that My Friend’s taste better at 1:00 AM, but what about during the day? I dared to try it. What I found was […]

Chipotle Adds on to the Chain

May 2, 2017 5:51pm | Elias Khawam

Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of Lakewood’s favorite fast-food restaurants. It’s also one of the most loved restaurants in the nation. Even though it is fast food, Chipotle is still much healthier than most fast food chains and provides us with good, quality ingredients which […]

Popular Cleveland Restaurants

April 13, 2017 12:40pm | Emma Bressler

Trying to find a new place to eat is always hard. You are either too scared to venture out into exotic cuisines, or you don’t want to stick to your day-to-day pallet. Cleveland is home to many restaurants, but one is very unique. Cleveland’s own […]

Breakfast and Brunch Near You

April 12, 2017 1:33pm | Lizzie Shuga

Looking for somewhere new to eat on Sunday mornings? There are a multitude of restaurants near Lakewood which serve high quality breakfast and brunch. Some within the city and some just outside, all providing delicious food that will help you start off your day right. […]

Chow Down On Chow Chow

March 30, 2017 12:09pm | Jordan Brenot

Chow Chow, which is located on Madison Road Near the High School, has been in business for quite some time now. Their menu features southern foods like fried chicken, Macaroni and Cheese, Pickles, Gumbo, and even Chicken Fried Pierogies. Although this restaurant is mainly takeout, […]

Fat Heads

March 29, 2017 6:36pm | Semra Dervisevic

Looking for a great place to have dinner with the family? Fat Heads Brewery and Saloon is definitely the restaurant for you to try! It is a traditional American restaurant with classics such as wings, fries, and burgers! It is easy on the bank as well, with […]

Voodoo Tuna

March 29, 2017 12:26pm | Elizabeth Scott

If you’re ever looking for a great sushi place to go to, Voodoo Tuna is your way to go. This place is amazing for date night or a night out with some friends. They have an outstanding menu selection and just about all of their […]

Wendy’s Twitter Roasts

February 5, 2017 7:37pm | Lauren Jones

Around December 30, 2016, The official Twitter account for Wendy’s posted a photo with the caption: “Our beef is way too cool to ever be frozen.” Then around January 2, 2017, one Twitter user by the name of: “Thuggy-D” said that Wendy’s beef is frozen […]

Forage Public House

February 3, 2017 7:07pm | Luke Healy

Out of the many restaurants in Lakewood, Forage adds a whole new aspect to eating out.  For starters , every item on the menu shows where it came from.  There is no other restaurant in the city that shows this fun information.  In a way […]

Barrio- Local Lakewood Restaurant

February 1, 2017 6:37pm | Anna Kotansky

Located on the Madison Ave., Barrio is local Mexican restaurant, known for their tequila, whiskey, and tacos. Barrio is open from 4 p.m. till 2 a.m. Hours vary on weekends and holidays. When you walk into Barrio, you are greeted by the friendly staff. The walls […]

Restaurants; Red Robin

February 1, 2017 6:33pm | Semra Dervisevic

One of the most underrated restaurants out there is Red Robin. When I think Red Robin, the first thing that comes to my mind is bottomless fries. That right there is what wins me over to choose this restaurant among others. They have a wide range of sandwiches, also […]

Sarita a restaurant

February 1, 2017 6:06pm | Nina Zanghi

Sarita a restaurant took over Players on Madison about a year ago, taking over the italian style restaurant that had been in Lakewood for over 40 years. Sarita overs a new style of American Cuisine with all different types of food, including many options of […]

Natures Oasis

February 1, 2017 5:59pm | Macey Helbig

Nature’s Oasis has been quite the talk lately around Lakewood. Whether it be for studying or client meetings, it seems to be the place to go. Their wide variety menu makes it easy for everyone to find something they will enjoy. Go for breakfast, lunch, […]


December 5, 2016 1:46pm | semra dervisevic

Rated one of the best restaurants in Lakewood, and home to some very tasty Mexican dishes, Cozumel is the place to be! It is located on Detroit Avenue, and it’s hours are from 11-10 pm daily. It is very spacious inside, and they have a friendly staff. […]

Restaurant Review-Proper Pig

December 5, 2016 1:15pm | Ashley Onyx

Calling all Carnivores! The Proper Pig is a great place for all your BBQ needs. They are mostly known around Cleveland for their food truck but they also have a restaurant in Lakewood. Located on the corner of Bonnieview and Detroit, making it very easy […]

Melt Bar and Grilled

December 5, 2016 1:13pm | Hannah Heben

Been craving a sandwich, but tired of the same old same old? Melt Bar and Grilled or better known as, “The Melt” is the perfect place to spice it up. This restaurant came to be by a Cleveland musician and chef, Matt Fish, a guy […]

Buzz In Barrio

November 11, 2016 1:32pm | Macey Helbig

Friday night and nothing to do? Make your way over to Barrio and join the unlimited buzz!    Whether it be late night on Friday or mid day on Tuesday, its the place to be. From 4-7 and 9-11 stop in for a happy hour […]


November 2, 2016 1:28pm | Elias Khawam

Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of Lakewood’s favorite fast-food restaurants. It’s also one of the most loved restaurants in the nation. Even though it is fast food, Chipotle is still much healthier than most fast food chains and provides us with good, quality ingredients which […]

Restaurants: Burgers to Beer

October 30, 2016 6:25pm | Semra Dervisevic

Are you looking for a place to spend your hungry evenings after practice? Burgers to Beer is the place to be! They have a fun environment, and a wide selection of menu options to choose from! This includes their famous Hot Mess Burger, Nut Butter Burger(shown […]