April 24, 2015

10 of the Oldest Bars in Cleveland

These Cleveland watering holes have stood the test of time.

By Jason Beudert

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EUCLID TAVERN - 
Established in 1908, this century-plus classic is now home to Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, but it maintains all of its original character. 
Find it at 11625 Euclid Ave., Cleveland (Photo via mbterwilliger, Instagram)
EUCLID TAVERN -

Established in 1908, this century-plus classic is now home to Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, but it maintains all of its original character.

Find it at 11625 Euclid Ave., Cleveland (Photo via mbterwilliger, Instagram)

HOTZ CAFE - 
This Tremont bar first opened in 1919, and was visited by Babe Ruth.
Stop in at 2529 W 10th St., Cleveland. (Photo via Facebook)
HOTZ CAFE -

This Tremont bar first opened in 1919, and was visited by Babe Ruth.

Stop in at 2529 W 10th St., Cleveland. (Photo via Facebook)

THE HARBOR INN - 
Touted as Cleveland's oldest bar, some say it's been operating since 1895.
Grab a drink at 1219 Main Ave., Cleveland. (Photo via CleveScene archives)
THE HARBOR INN -

Touted as Cleveland's oldest bar, some say it's been operating since 1895.

Grab a drink at 1219 Main Ave., Cleveland. (Photo via CleveScene archives)

SIRNA'S CAFE - 
This Bedford landmark has been family-operated for 62 years.
Stop in at 795 Broadway Ave., Bedford. (Photo via loopnet.com)
SIRNA'S CAFE -

This Bedford landmark has been family-operated for 62 years.

Stop in at 795 Broadway Ave., Bedford. (Photo via loopnet.com)

FLAT IRON CAFE - 
Cleveland's oldest Irish Pub opened in 1910.
Get a drink at 1114 Center St., Cleveland. (Photo via Facebook)
FLAT IRON CAFE -

Cleveland's oldest Irish Pub opened in 1910.

Get a drink at 1114 Center St., Cleveland. (Photo via Facebook)

HERB'S TAVERN - 
For 52 years, this west side hot spot has been flipping mean burgers and beers.
Stop in at 19925 Detroit Rd, Rocky River. (Photo via Facebook)
HERB'S TAVERN -

For 52 years, this west side hot spot has been flipping mean burgers and beers.

Stop in at 19925 Detroit Rd, Rocky River. (Photo via Facebook)

THE GREENVILLE INN - 
The inn has been a Chagrin Falls haunt since the 1920's but some say it dates back even further. 
Find it at 7150 Pine St., Chagrin Falls. (Photo via Facebook)
THE GREENVILLE INN -

The inn has been a Chagrin Falls haunt since the 1920's but some say it dates back even further.

Find it at 7150 Pine St., Chagrin Falls. (Photo via Facebook)

MERRY ARTS PUB & GRILLE -
Lakewood oldest bar has been slinging drinks since 1932.
Visit them at 15607 Detroit Ave, Lakewood. (Photo via Terry G., FourSquare)
MERRY ARTS PUB & GRILLE -

Lakewood oldest bar has been slinging drinks since 1932.

Visit them at 15607 Detroit Ave, Lakewood. (Photo via Terry G., FourSquare)

MORIARTY'S PUB - 
Opening in 1933, Moriarty's has earned its name as downtown's oldest bar. 
Stop in at 1912 E 6th St., Cleveland. (Photo via Yelp, Troy B.)
MORIARTY'S PUB -

Opening in 1933, Moriarty's has earned its name as downtown's oldest bar.

Stop in at 1912 E 6th St., Cleveland. (Photo via Yelp, Troy B.)

EASTLAND INN - 
Tucked away behind the Fairgrounds, this legendary bar has been satisfying locals and travelers alike for 75 years. 
Find it at 33 Eastland Rd., Berea (Photo via Facebook)
EASTLAND INN -

Tucked away behind the Fairgrounds, this legendary bar has been satisfying locals and travelers alike for 75 years.

Find it at 33 Eastland Rd., Berea (Photo via Facebook)