Cleveland's Hottest Patio Dining Spots
It's summertime in the city of Cleveland, and dining on the patios of the area's finest restaurants and bars is one of the season's biggest perks.
Trattoria on the Hill
12207 Mayfield Road
Cleveland, OH 44106-1925
Located on the East Side at the intersection of Murray Hill and Mayfield Road, Trattoria on the Hill boasts exquisite Italian food, robust imported wines and a huge patio that lets patrons take in the ambiance and character of the Little Italy neighborhood. Enjoy a pizza topped with prosciutto, Italian olives and whole milk feta cheese alongside a glass or two of imported pinot noir with your friends as you relax in wrought iron chairs on Trattoria’s huge patio.
55 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113
Possibly the city’s most well-known upscale steakhouse, John Q’s is located in Downtown Cleveland. Opened in 1979, John Q’s elegant and busy patio overlooks bustling Public Square. With live music, savory premium steaks cooked-to-order (you can’t go wrong with the center-cut filet mignon or the slow-roasted prime rib—can you say yum?)
Don’s Pomeroy House
13664 Pearl Road
Strongsville, OH 44136-3493
Located in nearby Strongsville at the intersection of Routes 82 and 83, Don’s Pomeroy House has a refreshing patio that is right in the middle of a beautifully treed area. Ample shade and cool summer breezes make the patio at Don’s Pomeroy House a perfects summertime destination. Try a cool mint julep alongside a slice of Don’s decadent bread pudding as you unwind—it’s sure to be simply amazing.
11401 Bellflower Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Chef Zach Bruell’s L’Albatros Brasserie is situated on a quaint parcel of wooded land in University Heights. This upscale bistro-style establishment features a popular patio that is completely surrounded by lush foliage, making it perfect for summer or admiring the changing colors of the leaves in the fall. Relax with a loved one as you both enjoy a selection of fine French cheeses and glasses of cognac.
Great Lakes Brewing Company
2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113-3434
Cleveland summers and good old fashioned fun are synonymous to the patio at Great Lakes Brewing Company. If you're looking for a relaxed, fun atmosphere to enjoy an ice cold Dortmunder (or whatever your beer of choice) with friends, look no further than the enormous patio at GLBC.
Posted on February 22, 2012 by LeeAnn Mullen