Where to Eat 

Explore Cleveland's Unique areas

Cleveland is a melting pot of cultures - and cuisines! While spending the weekend in Cleveland, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of different restaurants. Check out each of the neighborhoods to see their full list of restaurants with special marathon hours and discounts.

  • Pasta-lovers must visit Little Italy, where they can enjoy a variety of restaurants.
  • The Tremont Neighborhood on the west side has joined forces to open many of its coffee shops, restaurants and bars early on race day especially for runners and their families. Many offer discounts as well.

  • Ohio City Neighborhood on the near west side is in the heart of the half and full marathon course and a number of restaurants will open early to serve runners and spectators.

  • The Warehouse District features some of downtown Cleveland's most popular bars and restaurants.
  • The Gateway District features some prominent downtown places of choice for tourists and locals alike.
  • The Detroit Shoreway offers some of the coolest, most diverse restaurants along the North Coast. 
  • PlayhouseSquare is an exciting addition to our course with some great restaurants to view the course as runners head east on Euclid Avenue.

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In addition to all of these fantastic dining choices in Cleveland, we are proud to feature our own Iron Chef - Michael Symon’s restaurants that are a must try while you are in town; you cannot go wrong with any of these choices for dining out.

Lola
2058 East 4th Street
Downtown Cleveland
216-621-5652
Monday - Thursday 5 - 10pm
Friday & Saturday 5 - 11pm
Sunday 5 - 10pm

B Spot Burger (various locations in Woodmere, Strongsville, Westlake and Downtown Cleveland (inside the JACK Casino)

 

Tremont Restaurants

A neighborhood on the west side

Tremont has the greatest concentration of diverse, independent, chef-owned fine-dining restaurants in Cleveland. And if you're looking for a great burger or salad, great entrees or a quick bite to eat, you will find plenty of fun spots in Tremont to eat. Whatever your craving, budget or schedule, Tremont has a great place to eat!

Some of the finest restaurants in Tremont will offer special offers for race participants during the weekend:

A Cookie and a Cupcake
2681 W. 14th St.

216-344-9433

Sunday: 11 am – 5 pm

Dante Next Door
2247 Professor Ave.

216-274-1201

Brunch on Saturday - Monday: 10:30 am - 3 pm

Grumpy’s Café and Bakery
2621 West 14th St.

216-241-5025 

Sunday Brunch: 8 am – 3 pm

Lucky's Cafe

777 Starkweather Ave.

216-622-7773

Sunday Brunch: 9 am - 3 pm

Press Wine Bar
2221 Professor Ave.

216-566-9463

Sunday: 10 am – 12 am

The Southside

2207 West 11th St.

216-937-2288

Sunday Brunch: 10 am – 2 pm

 

Ohio City Restaurants 

A near west neighborhood 

Many Ohio City restaurants will open on race morning and early afternoon hours, especially for the Cleveland Marathon! Check them out on Friday and Saturday of race weekend, too!

Bonbon Pastry & Cafe
2549 Lorain Ave.

216-458-9225

Sunday: 7:30 -8 am (coffee and pastries only) 8 am - 3 pm (full menu)

Campbell's Popcorn
1979 W. 25th St. 

216-574-2899 

Sunday: 7 -10 am

Great Lakes Brewery Company
2516 Market Ave.

216-771-4404 

Sunday: 10:30 am - 5 pm

Market Garden Brewery

1947 W. 25th St.

216-621-4000 

Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 am

Nano Brew

1859 W. 25th St.

216-862-6631

Sunday: Noon - 2:30 am

Touch Supper Club
2710 Lorain Ave.

216-631-5200

Sunday: 8 am - 5 pm (Limited menu from 8-11 am)

Room Service (retail store)
2078 W. 25th St. 

216-696-6220

Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

 

Warehouse District Restaurants

A downtown neighborhood 

Enjoy the food and drinks at some of downtown's post popular places!

Bar Louie

1352 W. 6th St.

216-452-5500 

Sunday: 11 am – 2 am
 
Barroco Grill

1303 W. 6th St. 

216-589-0300

Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm

Barley House
1265 W. 6th St. 

216-623-1700   

Sunday: 9 am - 2 am 
 
Cleveland Chop
824 W. St. Clair Ave.

216-696-2467

Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 3 pm 
 
Constantino's Market

1278 W. 9th St. 

216-344-0501

Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm 
 
Gillespie's Map Room
1281 W. 9th St.

216-621-7747 

Sunday: 9 am - 2 am

Nauti Mermaid
1378 W. 6th St.

216-771-6175

Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 pm, open until 2 am
 
Santorini Greek Taverna
382 W. 9th St.

216-205-4675
Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 pm, open until 2 am
 
Starbucks
1374 W. 6th St.

216-566-7489

Sunday: 5 am

Subway
408 W. St. Clair Ave.
216-523-1865

Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm 


Taza Lebanese Grill
1400 W. 6th St. 

216-274-1170
Sunday: Noon - Midnight

 

Gateway Neighborhood Restaurants 

A Downtown Neighborhood  

Visit some of the local and tourist favorites downtown during race weekend.

Brickstone
2217 E. 9th St.
216-861-8000

Chocolate Bar
347 Euclid Ave.
216-622-2626
Sunday: 10 am - 10 pm
 
The Corner Alley
402 Euclid Ave.
216-298-4070
Sunday: 11:30 am – 12 am
 
Harry Buffalo
2120 East 4th St.
216-621-8887
Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm

Jake's - OPEN 24 HOURS!
140 Public Square
216-241-8099
 
Pour Cleveland
530 Euclid Ave.
216-479-0395
Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm
 
Restore Cold Pressed
1001 Huron Rd.
330-697-1079
Sunday: 9 am – 6 pm
 
Subway
2013 Ontario St.
216.574.6221
Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm
 
Thirsty Parrot
812 Huron Rd.
216-685-3200
Sunday: 10 am – till close
 
Tilted Kilt of Cleveland
21 Prospect Ave.
216-771-5458
Sunday: 11 am – 2 am 
 
Winking Lizard Tavern
811 Huron Rd.
216-589-0313
Sunday: 7 am – 11 pm
 
Zolcalo Restaurant and Tequileria
2071 E 4th St.
216-781-5058
Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm

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