Cleveland is rich in arts, culture, sports, entertainment and dining. While you are visiting us, plan on venturing out into the community and visit one or more of the many attractions, events, and places of interest… (Our staff will help you get there.)


Great LakesScienceCenter

601 Erieside Ave.




Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard



ClevelandMetroparks Zoo – Features a rain forest, pachyderm  and other special exhibits.

3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 661-6500


ClevelandMuseumof Natural History

1 Wade Oval Dr
Cleveland, OH 44106
(800) 317-9155


Botanical Gardens

11030 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 721-1600


ClevelandMuseumof Art – One of the fines art museums in the U.S.

11150 East Boulevard


Playhouse Square

2nd Largest Performing Arts Center in the U.S. features Broadway musicals, serious drama,  concerts, children’s theatre, experimental theatre and etc.



ClevelandOrchestra – What else needs to be said.


Special Interests:

West SideMarket

Over 100 ethnically diverse vendors

Fresh produce, meat, seafood, ready-to-eat foods, best gyros in the city (Steve’s Gyros)

On the corner of West 25th andLorain inOhioCity


Whole Foods Market

Cedar Ave.

University Heights,OH




EdgewaterPark – beach/picnic area


Huntington Beach – beach/picnic area


MentorHeadlands – beach/picnic area


FairportHarbor – beach






Wendy Park/Whiskey Islandmarina/restaurant/park


ClevelandMetroparks – referred to as “The Emerald Necklace” this extensive park system surrounds the entire Cleveland metro area.

Hiking, biking, fishing, golfing, swimming



 Professional Sports

Cleveland Browns – NFL Football

Cleveland Cavaliers – NBA Basketball

Cleveland Indians – MBL Baseball

Lake Erie Monsters – AHL  Hockey

Cleveland Gladiators – Arena Football




Ohio City

Bier Markt/Bar Cento (imported beers, gourmet pizzas)

Great Lakes Brewery (local brewery, great food)

Flying Fig

West Side Market Café (great breakfast, lunch)

Nate’s Deli (Middle Eastern, best hummus)

Johnny Mango’s (Latin American food, juice bar)

Momocho (featured on TV, Mod Mexican)

Heck’s Café (great burgers)


Southside (inexpensive and good)

Ty Fun (best Thai)

Parallax (

Lago (upscale Italian)

Tap House

Edison’s (good pizza)

Bac (Thai)

Lincoln ParkPub


Civilization (coffee shop)

Banyan Tree (eclectic boutique)



Players onMadison(gourmet pizzas, other good food)

Buckeye Beer Engine (good beers and burgers)

Diner on Clifton(good breakfast place)

Angelo’s Pizza

Pier W (seafood, beautiful views)

Brother’s Lounge (upscale pubfare, live music)

Three Birds (upscale, modern American)

Two Dad’s Diner





Luxe (eclectic, urban, modern)

Happy Dog (hot dogs)

Parkview (great brunch, live music)

Cropicana atWhiskeyIsland(outside at the marina, casual)

Stone Mad

Via Zapata ( Authentic Mexican)


High Thai’d (Thai)

Pacific East (Japanese, sushi)

Winking Lizard (local pub fare, many beers)

Bodega (martini bar with tapas)

Tommy’s (vegetarian, good milkshakes)

La Cav du Vin (wine bar)



Lemongrass (Thai)

AnatoliaCafé (Turkish)

Brennan’s Colony (pubfare with patio)

Clyde’s Bistro (contemporary comfort food with patio)

Melt Bar and Grilled (famous, gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches)

Lopez (upscale Latin fusion, patio)

The Tavern Company (pubfare with patio)

Cedar-Lee Movie Theater (independent films)

Revive (fair trade store)


University Circle

L’albatros (French)

Sergios (Italian)

All the museums are here

Case Western Campus


Little Italy

Mia Bella

Mama Santa’s


Corbo’s (bakery, famous for their cassata cakes)

Presti’s (bakery, good donuts)





Red (steakhouse)

Benihana (hibachi, Japanese)

Moxie (steaks 7 seafood)

Giovanni’s (Italian)

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood

Maggiano’s Little Italy

Beachwood Place(mall)

Sushi Rock

Melange (contemporary American)

Mitchell’s Ice Cream (local ice cream)


Legacy Village (Cedar Rd in Beachwood)

Stir Crazy (make your own stir fry)

Bar Louie

Claddagh’s Irish Pub

The Melting Pot (upscale, fondue)

The Cheesecake Factory

Nordstrom Rack (Nordstrom Outlet)



Menu6 (contemporary American)

Academy Tavern (pubfare, good fish frys)

Larchmere Tavern

Felice (Spanish)

Big Al’s (featured on TV, greasy spoon place)


Eton (Chagrin Blvd)

Fleming’s (Steaks)

Mitchell’s Fish Market (seafood)

Paladar (Central & South American)

Taza (Middle Eastern)

Bravo (Italian)

Pacific East (Japanese)

B-Spot (Michael Symon’s burger place)

PF Chang’s (Asian fusion)






Shaker Square

Fire (wood-fired ovens)

Sergio Sarava (Brazilian)

Grotto Wine Bar

Zanzibar(Soul Food)

Balaton (Hungarian)

SASA (Japanese)

Yours Truly (casual, good breakfast)

Captain Tony’s (pizza)

Jackie Chan’s  (chinese takeout)

Shaker Square Cinema (movie theater)

Ask Pat Tecco for more information


Lola (Michael Symon restaurant, E. 4th)

Greenhouse Tavern, E. 4th)

Zocalo (Mexican, E.4th

Brasa (Brazilian, lots of meat, W. 6th)

Blue Pointe Grille (seafood)

Johnny’s (steaks)

Sans Souci (French)

Morton’s Steakhouse

Pickwick & Frolic (Hilarities is here also.)

Zinc Bistro (American contemporary)

House of Blues (Cajun, Southern)

The Chocolate Bar (chocolate peanut butter cup martinis, enough said)

Chinato (upscale Italian, E. 4th)

XO (steaks & chops, W. 6th)

Cowell & Hubbard ( E. 13 and Euclid)

Star ( Theatre District)


Chagrin Falls

Jekyll and Hyde’s (Hyde Parkrestaurant, upscale, great views)

Yours Truly

Jeni’s Ice Cream (unique flavors, savory ice creams)