You may already know that Shaker Square is home to numerous award-winning restaurants, but did you know that you can eat in a different country each day of the week at the Square? Not only are the dining options ethinically-varied, but you can choose between fine, family, or alfresco. Taste the world at the Square
13133 Shaker Square | 216.921.9691
Balaton’s has been serving Clevelanders and tourists coming to Cleveland since 1964. It is most famous for its superb Wiener Schnitzel and a variance of that, the Chicken Schnitzel. Balaton also offers wine from the gentle hills of the Lake Balaton region, as well as the heartier wines from the Northern regions of Hungary.
Open Tuesday through Friday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 am – 9:30 pm, and Sunday 12:00 am – 8:00 pm. Closed Monday.
Captain Tony’s Pizza
13202 Shaker Square | 216.561.8669
Captain Tony’s is known for its delicious deep dish and gourmet pizza. The menu also includes calzones, pasta, wings, subs, and salads. Take out or dine in. In summer months, enjoy dining outside on the patio.
Open Monday through Wednesday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm, Thursday through Sunday 10:00 am – 11:30 pm, and Sunday 12:00 pm – 10:30 pm.
Deweys Fair Trade Coffee features a fine line of freshly roasted coffees from Cleveland’s finest coffee roaster, Phoenix Coffee. In the tradition of a fine European coffee house, the shop is appointed with a warm interior complete with a coffee bar, plenty of window seats and a cozy fireplace. The coffee house also offers a private meeting room and is fully Wi-Fi’d. The kitchen creates fresh baked specialties from scratch, as well as a full menu of coffee house delicacies, such as elegant light snacks, sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads. Deweys is located next to the Popcorn Shop Factory and shares the same hours and doorway.
Open Monday through Thursday 6:00 am – 10:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 6:00 am – 11:00 pm, and Sunday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm.
fire food & drink
13220 Shaker Square | 216.921.3473
Simple foods with innovative presentations are fire’s signature. The menu is focused on classic American foods, which changes seasonally. The changing menu offers a variety of meats and fish, which are prepared in wood-fired ovens. fire is a proud member of Cleveland Independents, an organization of locally-owned and operated restaurants that share a commitment to the community and a passion for excellence in food and service.
Open Tuesday through Thursday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Sunday brunch 10:00 am – 2:00 and dinner 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Closed Monday.
Grotto Wine Bar
13101 Shaker Square | 216.751.WINE
Grotto has emerged as the premier wine bar destination in Northeast Ohio. We are situated in Historic Shaker Square; rich in history and surrounded by great restaurants and chefs.Grotto Wine Bar is the perfect compliment to Shaker Square.
Grotto’s Italian menu and International wine list has something for everyone. Guests can enjoy a variety of amazing wines and small plates called “piccoli piatti” dishes at very reasonable prices. We feature simply, wine we love with the food we love.
Whether you start your night or end your night at Grotto, once you get there, you won’t want to leave. The decor and ambiance really set this wine bar apart. Portions of the space look like they were carved out of a Roman aqueduct. The focal point of Grotto has to be the 1000 bottle wine cellar that is encased in stone and brick and acts as the back drop for the bar and dining areas.
Grotto is operated by Salerno Restaurant Group. The group was created by chef/owner Fabio Salerno and father Ricardo Salerno in 2003. Partners now include James Fink and William Salerno. It is truly a family operation. The team also owns Lago in Tremont and Gusto in Little Italy.
Open 7 days a week begining at 4:30 and offers late night dining.
13120 Shaker Square | 216.767.1111
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One of the major elements in Japanese art isSASA (bamboo). SASA is the newest addition to the award-winning restaurant palette of Shaker Square. The menu at SASA reflects Chef Scott Kim's mastery of Japanese cooking and other Asian cuisines. This new restaurant features izakaya (Japanese style tapas), Asian bistro food. and a wheat beer infused with green tea exclusively designed for SASA by the Willoughby Brewing Company.
Open Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 5:00 pm until midnight, Sunday 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Dim Sum) & 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Dinner).
Join SASA for Happy Hour, Monday through Friday, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and enjoy $1 off SASA special dishes and $1 off all drinks at the bar.
Sergio's Sarava 13225 Shaker Square | 216.295.1200
Saravá evokes the rhythm, sophistication and energy of Brazilian street life. The term Saravá captures the essence of Sergio's warm hospitality. It is a Brazilian greeting like Aloha, or Shalom, and is often used to say hello, goodbye, peace, love, good luck or safe voyage. Saravá was designed to offer multiple dining options. An extensive 24-seat bar adjoins an intimate dining area. There is a cozy fireplace lounge, with additional booth seating, and a private dining room. The cross-cultural menu features an array of small bites, encouraging diners to discover new taste sensations in a relaxing, fun environment. In addition, in warm months an extensive 100-seat outdoor patio and bar with live music evokes the feeling of Rio's Copacabana Beach.
Saravá offers private breakfast and lunch functions by reservation.
Open Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 5:00 pm – midnight, Sunday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Daily Happy Hour 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm.
Yours Truly Restaurant 13228 Shaker Square | 216.751.8646
In 1981, the first Yours Truly Restaurant was opened in Beachwood, Ohio. Today, there are seven Yours Truly Restaurants located in Ohio, including Shaker Square’s location. Originally the home of the former Standard Drug Store, the Shaker Square Yours Truly Restaurant was designed to compliment the area and to capitalize on the original architecture. The Shaker Square location is non-smoking and Wi-Fi’d.
Open Monday through Saturday 6:30 am – 11:00 pm and Sunday 7:30 am – 10:00 pm.
Zanzibar Soul Fusion
11314 Shaker Square | 216.916.9422
With a falir for authentic southern cuisine, this third generation, family owned restaurant joins the international array of flavors at The Square. Zanzibar's contemporary, cozy and sophisticated atmosphere is highlighted by a full service bar which offers a Tapas Menu and over 50 specialty drinks.
Lunch is served on Friday from 11 am - 3:00 pm. Dinner service is Monday through Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:00 pm - 1:00 am. Sundays 11:00 am - 11:00 pm. Major credit cards accepted.
Doug Katz Keeps Good Taste Close to Home In Northern Ohio Live
Shaker Square's own Doug Katz, executive chef of fire food & drink was one of four local chefs who successfully rose to the challenge by Northern Ohio live to create three dishes using as many local ingredients possible.