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Best Cleveland Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit these restaurants for the best outdoor dining in Cleveland.

Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern American
13/20
8960 Wilcox Dr.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
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Chef Brandt Evans serves up rustic American fare in this lodge-like space perched over a hill in Twinsburg. More...

Burntwood Tavern American
12/20
19304 Detroit Rd.
Rocky River, OH 44116
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This rustic tavern in the heart of Rocky River serves up handcrafted cocktails and chef-driven food. More...

Chez Francois French
14/20
Dining Room at Chez Francois, Vermilion, OH 555 Main St.
Vermilion, OH 44089
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Upscale, romantic French restaurant on the shores of Lake Erie. More...

Dante American
14/20
Dining Room at Dante, Cleveland, OH 2247 Professor Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113

Chef Dante Boccuzzi is dishing up modern American cuisine at this intimate Tremont restaurant. More...

D'Vine Wine Bar Eclectic
11/20
Dining Room at D 836 W. St. Clair Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115
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Small plates pair well with the vino at this Warehouse District wine bar. More...

Fire Food & Drink American
15/20
Dining Room at Fire Food & Drink, Cleveland, OH 13220 Shaker Square
Cleveland, OH 44120
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Fire dishes up sustainably-minded American bistro cuisine with clean flavors; service is professional. More...

The Greenhouse Tavern Eclectic
14/20
Dining Room at The Greenhouse Tavern, Cleveland, OH 2038 E. 4th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
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Evoking the farm-to-plate philosophy, chef Jonathon Sawyer's dishes are straightforward and full of unique flavors. More...

Guarino's Italian
11/20
Dining Room at Guarino 12309 Mayfield Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106
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First opened in 1918, Guarino's is a Cleveland original, offering traditional Italian fare on the hill. More...

The Harp Irish
13/20
Dining Room at The Harp, Cleveland, OH 4408 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
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The Harp offers a short but solid list of beer and ale, hearty fare and good music; it also boasts one of the city’s best patios. More...

L'Albatros Brasserie + Bar French
14/20
Dining Room at L 11401 Bellflower Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

L’Albatros serves French cuisine, tinged with contemporary American sensibilities. More...

Luxe Kitchen & Lounge American
14/20
6605 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
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The menu at Luxe relies on creative small plates, along with gourmet pizzas, house-made pastas and spot-on sweets. More...

Momocho Mexican
14/20
1835 Fulton Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Momocho offers modern Mexican cuisine with full, bright flavors. More...

Wine Bar Rocky River Eclectic
12/20
1313 Linda St.
Rocky River, OH 44116
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Wine Bar is an uncomplicated place to gather and gab over a glass of vino and a solid nosh. More...

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