523 Griswold Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 324-3911
Fax: (440) 324-3911
Bars & Cafes
Strip Steakhouse is an upscale restaurant housed in the more than century old, The Ewers Barn, a German Dutch inspired barn that was once used to raise military horses during the Civil War. The Barn is made of hardwood lumber and has huge doors with a rustic elegance. You will be drawn by the grand history and architecture of the building and enticed by the tempting aromas of the delicious spread of succulent steaks that are rightly aged, tasty entrees, hearty appetizers such as their signature lobster bisque and rich desserts. Enjoy a lovely martini or beer from their uniquely shaped first level bar while waiting for your meal with friends or if you are on a romantic date step into their cozy, modern dining room upstairs or the outdoor patio for a lovely secluded dining experience with your special someone.
Liquid Planet is a healthy take on fast food. With four locations in the state, it is an Ohio favorite. Select from an extensive menu of items from solar-system themed salads, to specialty pita, pizza and rice bowls. Their signature smoothies are not to be missed, with the likes of oatmeal blends and dessert smoothies on offer.
87 West 2 is a wine pub in Westlake that features an innovative "enomatic" wine system, which allows customers to sample smaller amounts of wine for smaller costs. Of course, 87 West 2 also has traditional wines-by-the-glass or bottle, as well as a full bar with specialty cocktails. Its food menu is upscale American fusion, starting with "Little Plate" appetizers and including flatbread pizzas as well as shared plates, like savory cheese fondue or pulled pork nachos. Pizzas include chorizo sausage & roasted red pepper, or pesto and vegetable. As a nice touch, 87 West 2's menu also includes wine recommendations to go with each dish. -Marjorie Jensen
Located on the campus of the Oberlin College, Cat In The Cream is a popular cafe that is run by the enthusiastic student community. It also doubles up as a performance space hosting jazz gigs, comedy, recitals, drama, musicals and lectures. Try their mammoth chocolate chop Cat Cookie which just melts in the mouth.
If you're craving for some delicious All-American beef when in North Olmsted head to Harry Buffalo. Offering a wide variety of popular dishes such as burgers, pizzas, wings and lots more, the restaurant chain is present in 6 locations throughout Ohio. Apart from an awesome menu that's chock-full of American favorites, they serve a good selection of beers as well. A haven for sports-lovers, the place also features large screen TVs where you can catch a live game. Drop in for a tasty treat here, the ambiance is nice and friendly whereas the offerings are drool-worthy.
Starbucks has come to be known across the world as one of the best cafe chains, offering their own blend of roasted Arabica coffee. The menu features an impressive range of beverages, with options like freshly brewed coffee, foamy cappuccinos, decadent peppermint hot chocolate, rich caramel frappuccino and seasonal delights like their fall menu featuring beverages featuring pumpkin spice. Smoothies, teas and other beverages are available as well, along side a selection of delicious cakes, pastries and hot snacks. With friendly staff, prompt service and free wifi as added bonuses, the Starbucks at Loraine Road will quickly become your favorite destination for your daily caffeine fix. The cafe also offers a range of coffee, gifts and other Starbucks merchandise for sale.
Associated with the Fat Head's Brewery in Pittburgh, PA, Fat Head's in North Olmsted is a popular dining venue located on Lorain Road. The place offers their impressive in-house beer menu, which includes popular brews such as Bumble Berry, Head Hunter, as well as seasonal drinks such as Holly Jolly, Stone Age and many more. To nosh along with these refreshing brews and ales is a pub menu featuring deep-fried favorites like fries, onion rings, burgers and much more. The place has a nice, jolly vibe, the service is friendly and the overall experience is truly delightful. If you're looking for some good cask-conditioned beer, Fat Head's is where your search ends.
Get your juice fox at Robeks. Launched in 1995 with the dearth of healthy juice bars on the dining scene, this franchise now spreads across the country. Their themed menu blends fruits juices and yogurts to create on-the-go and healthy smoothies and juices. Select from Strawnana Berry, Malibu Peach, Musclemex, Heart Health and more.
SB Eighty One is a supper club with a difference. This upscale restaurant is casual, carefree and fun. Diners can choose from the three bars of the trendy main floor lounge, seasonal outdoor patio and the basement dance lounge, to chill and enjoy their drinks during happy hours. SB supports the breast cancer research and the gathering place (a community that cares for those touched by cancer), by donating a small amount every time a meal is served. Their menu features salads, pizza, entrees, desserts, appetizers, pasta, steak and seafood. Some of the specialties are crab cakes, white pizza, veal medallions, beef short ribs, crusted chicken breast, tuna Napoleon, stuffed peppers, calamari, mussels, grilled salmon and tiger shrimp. Their full bars have a good list of wines, craft beers, vodka, martinis and more. Indulge yourselves in the various live entertainments throughout the week. Enjoy!
This tavern was once a busy passenger depot that was built way back in 1876. This Gothic structure has been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Currently, a popular local tavern, it also served as the Pufferbelly and Station restaurants respectively. For menu and other details, call ahead.
Amelia's Lounge is The Sheraton's main bar which also serves as the hotels lounge. A perfect place for a nightcap afetra delcious meal at the Amelia's. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual and the bar has an extensive and impressive choice of alcohols and cocktails. Speaking about drinks, if you would like to experiment then don't miss the well mixed and exotic creations here.
The Melting Pot – Rocky River in Fairview Park offers you a distinct dining experience associated with the Melting Pot chains. This dim lit, intimate, super classy restaurant offers a unique four course meal of cheese fondue, salad, entree, and chocolate fondue. Cheese fondue features change occasionally but typically has an assortment of cheeses, breads, vegetable dips and more. They have vegetarian, gluten free, seafood, poultry, and beef entrees that come individually or in portions for two. The dessert menu includes strawberries, bananas, cheesecake, tasty marshmallows, pound cake and brownies to dip in a variety of decadent chocolate melts. The red themed dining room has an extensive bar featuring 250 wine bottle list, trendy cocktails with martinis and seasonal local beer. Be it a romantic dinner, a fun filled girl's night out or a banquet of 80 or more, Melting Pot is 'the' place to unwind and be rejuvenated. Treat yourself and your loved ones with the Melting Pot experience.