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Shoppers of Hansa Import Haus appease their cravings for German meats, cheeses, condiments, and bakery items while surrounded by old-world murals and the strains of European music. A staple of epicurean culture for 51 years, the specialty store boasts bread varieties including seven-grains bread ($3.99) and bauern schnitten farmer's rye ($3.49), which arrive each week from the Dimpflmeier Bakery. Top grainy pedestals with traditional limburger cheese ($5.99) or soft, ripened champignon brie ($3.99), known to lure kobolds in addition to making tasty sandwiches at home. Bavarian and potato dumplings ($2.98+), various Hengstenberg and Löwensenf mustard varieties ($2.37+), and authentic kraut selections ($1.98+) stock lonely pantries, and the deli’s specialty meats ($4.42+) await selection to keep feuding slices of bread at safe distances from each other.

2717 Lorain Ave
Cleveland,
OH
US

Bring home a memento from the delicious Bar Cento. Bar Cento has been voted to have the best pizza by both Food Network and Zagat, so you might want to bring home an entire pizza when you visit. The pizzas here aren’t your grandfather’s pizzas. The pizza menu includes pizzas entitled Spicy Chicken, Apple and Prosciutto and even Duck Confit. Engage your palette with the lamb meatballs or the mixed olives. Enlighten your food experience with the smoked pear salad or the strozzapreti amatriciana. Finish the night with a poached apple for dessert. Guests can dine here as much as their waistbands will allow, for Bar Cento is open seven days a week. For your convenience, the restaurant website allows you to plan an event or make a reservation.

1948 W 25th St
Cleveland,
OH
US

Established as an Irish restaurant and bar in 1910, the Flat Iron has operated in a former four-story hotel dating from the late 1800s while continually dishing up authentic entrees from the motherland of limericks. Flip open Flat Iron's menu to find flavors imported from the tops of MacGillycuddy's Reeks, such as the Flat Iron potato skins ($6.25), six deep-fried ovals mingling with mixed cheese, crumbled bacon, and scallions. Pub specials include the tried-and-true fish and chips ($10.95) and the traditional shepherd's pie ($9.95), showcasing natural deposits of ground lamb under gravy and cheese bedrock. Flat Iron's burger and sandwich selections include regional inspirations from Dublin, Ireland, to Dublin, Ohio; the Irish Bend burger ($7.50) is festooned with sautéed mushrooms and swiss, while the Charlotte chicken ($7.95) arrives smothered with thousand-island dressing and crunchy bacon. Barley-and-yeast connoisseurs can choose an imported beer ($3.50–$7.50) to continue their Gaelic jaunt, or reward American-ale summoners by drinking a domestic beer on tap ($3.50–$5).

1114 Center St
Cleveland,
OH
US

At Gillespie's Map Room, a glistening row of taps pours forth mouthwatering glassfuls of tasty suds while ovens roast cheesy discuses of thin-crust pizza to crispy perfection. Nestled in the Warehouse District, a stone's throw away from Quicken Loans Arena and Progressive Field, Gillespie's Map Room relishes in its location at the heart of Cleveland's bustling nightlife neighborhood, as well as the adrenaline gland of the city's boisterous sports center. A no-frills row-house façade decked in humming neon shamrocks and wood-lined glass panels exudes a heartwarming turn-of-the-century charm. Inside, an interior of rough brick walls, live acoustic music, and a roaring fireplace frames relaxing post-shift beers and hearty meals of chili-topped hot dogs or pollock-fillet fish 'n' chips with welcoming hominess.

1281 W 9th St
Cleveland,
OH
US

Cleveland Scene reviewed Stone Mad Pub, Restaurant and Bocce. Eighty-seven percent of more than 120 Urbanspooners recommend the restaurant. Yelpers give it a 3.5-star average.

1306 W 65th St
Cleveland,
OH
US

A unique atmosphere, flavorful food and a good time are what await guests at Johnny’s Bar. Serving delicious Northern Italian cuisine for over 50 years, guests will find wonderful food accompanied by private dining and patio seating options to enhance the dining experience. Diners often rave about Johnny’s marinara sauce recipe, and now jars of the sauce can be purchased and taken home for nights when dinner out just isn’t an option. If you're interested in hosting a party, Johnny's also has private rooms for groups of 30 or less. Just one of the many delicious dinner options for visiting diners includes Seafood Feuillete with Chardonnay, Egg Pappardelle Pasta and a specialty dessert. Folks find a hearty lunch waiting for them during the week, and dinner is always worth waiting for in the evening. Enjoy the artful cuisine and beautiful plated display of your meal at Johnny’s Bar.

3164 Fulton Rd
Cleveland,
OH
US