December 05, 2014

10 Dishes from Cleveland Restaurants to Blow Your Paycheck On

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38-ounce Beef Porterhouse for two - $89
Billed as the "38-ounce Beef Porterhouse for Two," this $89 dollar dish is worth every penny. The bone-in steak is perfectly cooked and served with two chef prepared sides.
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38-ounce Beef Porterhouse for two - $89

Billed as the "38-ounce Beef Porterhouse for Two," this $89 dollar dish is worth every penny. The bone-in steak is perfectly cooked and served with two chef prepared sides.

Aged USDA Prime 12-ounce Filet Mignon - $66.90
Well worth the price tag of $66,90, the aged USDA prime 12-ounce filet mignon at Red the Steakhouse in downtown Cleveland will put all other fillets to shame.
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Aged USDA Prime 12-ounce Filet Mignon - $66.90

Well worth the price tag of $66,90, the aged USDA prime 12-ounce filet mignon at Red the Steakhouse in downtown Cleveland will put all other fillets to shame.

El Marisco Paella (For Two) - $48
The brand new Metropolitan at the 9 is one of the swankiest and priciest places in downtown Cleveland. But as the saying goes, "you get what you pay for!" and their fine dining restaurant, Adega, has a decadent paella dish for two on their menu that's worth the pretty penny. Priced at $48, the dish is swimming with shrimp, mussels, and scallops. House-made chorizo is also added with some saffron bell pepper rice.
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El Marisco Paella (For Two) - $48

The brand new Metropolitan at the 9 is one of the swankiest and priciest places in downtown Cleveland. But as the saying goes, "you get what you pay for!" and their fine dining restaurant, Adega, has a decadent paella dish for two on their menu that's worth the pretty penny. Priced at $48, the dish is swimming with shrimp, mussels, and scallops. House-made chorizo is also added with some saffron bell pepper rice.

The Gandofini Burger - $46
When you pay $46 dollars for "The Gandolfini " burger at Lago one would except the best, and you will not be disappointed. A 10 oz. custom blend burger of sirloin and brisket is topped with foie gras mousse, fresh lobster, Taleggio cheese and house cured prosciutto. It's served with truffle chips and a white chocolate truffle milkshake.
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The Gandofini Burger - $46

When you pay $46 dollars for "The Gandolfini " burger at Lago one would except the best, and you will not be disappointed. A 10 oz. custom blend burger of sirloin and brisket is topped with foie gras mousse, fresh lobster, Taleggio cheese and house cured prosciutto. It's served with truffle chips and a white chocolate truffle milkshake.

100 percent Japanese Wagyu Beef - $25 an ounce
Not many restaurants in the country serve true Japanese 100% Wagyu beef from Kagoshima, Japan.  If you have the dough, you must try this steak. The rare beef is served at the always elegant Ken Stewart's East Bank for $25 an ounce (3-ounce minimum).
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100 percent Japanese Wagyu Beef - $25 an ounce

Not many restaurants in the country serve true Japanese 100% Wagyu beef from Kagoshima, Japan. If you have the dough, you must try this steak. The rare beef is served at the always elegant Ken Stewart's East Bank for $25 an ounce (3-ounce minimum).

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Sacchetti al Tartufo Bianco - $28
One might not expect to pay $28 for a bowl of pasta and sauce, but when you add truffles it's totally worth it. Luca's sacchetti al tartufo bianco starts with white truffle and ricotta stuffed sacchetti and is topped with a tartufata cream sauce and an aged fig balsamic.
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Sacchetti al Tartufo Bianco - $28

One might not expect to pay $28 for a bowl of pasta and sauce, but when you add truffles it's totally worth it. Luca's sacchetti al tartufo bianco starts with white truffle and ricotta stuffed sacchetti and is topped with a tartufata cream sauce and an aged fig balsamic.

Long Bone Veal Chop - $46.95
Johnny's Bar on Fulton is a Cleveland institution along with being one of the few places that prepares veal the right way. So, the long bone veal chop priced at $46.95 is a great investment. The veal is perfectly pounded, breaded and baked, then topped with tomato coulis, arugula, and balsamic vinaigrette.
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Long Bone Veal Chop - $46.95

Johnny's Bar on Fulton is a Cleveland institution along with being one of the few places that prepares veal the right way. So, the long bone veal chop priced at $46.95 is a great investment. The veal is perfectly pounded, breaded and baked, then topped with tomato coulis, arugula, and balsamic vinaigrette.

Mega Raw Bar - $125
Seafood lovers with some coin to spare, rejoice! Blue Pointe Grill's Mega Raw Bar is just plain awesome. Think a mountain of deliciousness including two Maine lobsters, an abundance of Blue Point oysters, shrimp cocktail, Jonah crab claws, lobster and shrimp salad, smoked mussels, and chilled king crab.
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Mega Raw Bar - $125

Seafood lovers with some coin to spare, rejoice! Blue Pointe Grill's Mega Raw Bar is just plain awesome. Think a mountain of deliciousness including two Maine lobsters, an abundance of Blue Point oysters, shrimp cocktail, Jonah crab claws, lobster and shrimp salad, smoked mussels, and chilled king crab.

Surf and Turf Combo Sushi Roll - $29
The quaint Tremont haunt offers up one of the most delicous sushi rolls around - the Surf and Turf Combo. The eight-piece roll is the perfect combination of a steak and a lobster roll. For sushi lovers, there are no words!
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Surf and Turf Combo Sushi Roll - $29

The quaint Tremont haunt offers up one of the most delicous sushi rolls around - the Surf and Turf Combo. The eight-piece roll is the perfect combination of a steak and a lobster roll. For sushi lovers, there are no words!