Hingetown in Cleveland is a great stop for a quick coffee, bagel, beer, or food run on your way to/from Downtown. Hingetown has continued to grow with Cleveland and highlights the eclectic nature of Cleveland's mixing pot.
If you want a quick lunch, Larder Delicatessen and Bakery.
If you want coffee, Rising Star Coffee Roasters.
If you want tea, Cleveland Tea Revival.
If you want donuts, Bigmouth Donut Company.
If you want a bar, Jukebox (one of our all time favorite Cleveland bars, btw).
Gordon Square is a mecca of dinner choices.... and no Cleveland Bucket List post would be complete without mention of Brewnuts (see our complete Brewnuts overview). Plus, Gordon Square offers a few local shops, Fount (locally made leather goods) and Oceanne (hand-made jewelry).
If you want happy hour at brunch or a fantastic dinner, Luxe Kitchen + Lounge.
If you want the ability to pick your own ~crazy~ hot dog toppings, Happy Dog.
If you're looking for tapas with fresh ingredients, Astoria Cafe.
If you're looking for creative meals with a great ambiance, Spice Kitchen + Bar.
If you're looking for local farm grown food, Toast.
If you're looking for comfort food and an extensive selection of craft beer, Banter.
If you like root beer and have a sweet tooth, Sweet Moses.
If you're looking for vegan options or fresh juices, Daily Press.
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Some high level highlights include:
If you want an authentic Cleveland experience, Great Lakes Brewing Company.
If you want to cook your next meal or just need a quick bite, West Side Market.
If you want to take a picture with the "Welcome to Cleveland" mural above, W. 25th & Chatham.
If you want a lot of craft beer choices, Nano Brew.
Tremont is the hippest of the bunch, distinctly offering something for everyone in your life.
If you want something to do while you drink, Hi & Dry.
If you want bar food, The Treehouse.
If you want great pizza, Edison's.
If you want the ultimate Cleveland meal, Sokolowski's University Inn.
If you want to pick your own tacos, Barrio.
If you're looking for a boozy brunch, Prosperity Social Lounge.
If you're looking for a BYOB brunch, Grumpy's.
If you're looking for a laid back brunch, Lucky's Cafe.
If you want to get a little fancy, Dante.