December 09, 2018

27 Cleveland Restaurants That Have Been Featured on the Food Network

When the Food Network puts your restaurant or dish on a show, you know it's a big deal. And if your restaurant isn't already one of the most popular spots around, it certainly will be after a television appearance on one of these shows. So what are you waiting for, try these dishes and restaurants!

It really helps to have an Iron Chef in your city if you want the Food Network to take notice of your culinary scene. And thankfully, Michael Symon is one of the TV network's favorite chefs. As one might expect, appearing on any Food Network gives business a big boost, which is always a great thing. Here's a breakdown of all the places in Cleveland that have been featured on at least one show on the Food Network. Feel free to check them all out.

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 Butcher and the Brewer
2043 East Fourth St., Cleveland
This East Fourth spot was featured on the show Burgers, Brew and Que. Their meats, which are aged and cured in-house are fantastic and their house smoked corn dogs coated in buttermilk batter were featured on the program. So was their Stop-Hop-Kaboom IPA. 
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Butcher and the Brewer

2043 East Fourth St., Cleveland

This East Fourth spot was featured on the show Burgers, Brew and Que. Their meats, which are aged and cured in-house are fantastic and their house smoked corn dogs coated in buttermilk batter were featured on the program. So was their Stop-Hop-Kaboom IPA.

Photo via @ButcherAnd TheBrewer/Instagram
 Seti’s Polish Boys
All Around Town
This food truck was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate. Michael Symon chose this place for their mouthwatering polish boys, topped with cole slaw, french fries and barbeque sauce.
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Seti’s Polish Boys

All Around Town

This food truck was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate. Michael Symon chose this place for their mouthwatering polish boys, topped with cole slaw, french fries and barbeque sauce.

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Happy Dog
5801 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
This Cleveland staple was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate. There are more than 60 toppings, but on this show, Michael Symon ate a dog with chunky peanut butter, Sriracha and alien pickle relish topping. Proceed at your own risk.
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Happy Dog

5801 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

This Cleveland staple was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate. There are more than 60 toppings, but on this show, Michael Symon ate a dog with chunky peanut butter, Sriracha and alien pickle relish topping. Proceed at your own risk.

Photo via Scene Archives
 West Side Market
1979 West 25th St., Cleveland
The West Side Market has been all over the Food Network. Steve’s Gyros has been on Best Thing I Ever Ate. Frickaccio’s pizza bagels were on $24 in 24, as was Campbell’s Sweet Factory. Czuchraj’s Meats beef jerky was also featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate. 
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West Side Market

1979 West 25th St., Cleveland

The West Side Market has been all over the Food Network. Steve’s Gyros has been on Best Thing I Ever Ate. Frickaccio’s pizza bagels were on $24 in 24, as was Campbell’s Sweet Factory. Czuchraj’s Meats beef jerky was also featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate.

Photo via Scene Archives
 The Velvet Tango Room
2095 Columbus Rd., Cleveland
What was once sort of an open secret around town has now become a full-on Cleveland landmark. The Velvet Tango Room remains the gold standard of martini joints in our city and was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate under the drinking category. The drink featured was the India Lime Fizz, which brings the exotic floral India limes together with notes of vanilla, a rich and creamy base and a whole egg.
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The Velvet Tango Room

2095 Columbus Rd., Cleveland

What was once sort of an open secret around town has now become a full-on Cleveland landmark. The Velvet Tango Room remains the gold standard of martini joints in our city and was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate under the drinking category. The drink featured was the India Lime Fizz, which brings the exotic floral India limes together with notes of vanilla, a rich and creamy base and a whole egg.

Photo via Scene Archives
 Trattoria
12207 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland
There’s so much good Italian in Little Italy that it’s easy to overlook a couple places. But don’t overlook Trattoria, which was featured on Rachel Ray’s $40 A Day, on which she ate the house special shrimp and gnocchi pasta, which is served in a tomato basil cream sauce with mushrooms, scallions and a hint of cayenne pepper.
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Trattoria

12207 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland

There’s so much good Italian in Little Italy that it’s easy to overlook a couple places. But don’t overlook Trattoria, which was featured on Rachel Ray’s $40 A Day, on which she ate the house special shrimp and gnocchi pasta, which is served in a tomato basil cream sauce with mushrooms, scallions and a hint of cayenne pepper.

Photo via Trattoria Roman Gardens/Facebook
 Tommy’s Restaurant
1824 Coventry Rd., Cleveland Heights
Known for their vegetarian and healthy options, this Coventry Road staple has been serving up Clevelanders since 1972. While they had vegetarian and vegan options before those became popular, they have more than just healthy options. The thick-cut french fries are some of the best in town and their milkshakes, especially black cherry, is a must try. Rachel Ray created her own omelette on $40 A Day.
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Tommy’s Restaurant

1824 Coventry Rd., Cleveland Heights

Known for their vegetarian and healthy options, this Coventry Road staple has been serving up Clevelanders since 1972. While they had vegetarian and vegan options before those became popular, they have more than just healthy options. The thick-cut french fries are some of the best in town and their milkshakes, especially black cherry, is a must try. Rachel Ray created her own omelette on $40 A Day.

Photo via Tommy’s Restaurant/Facebook
 Shinto
1707 Pearl Rd., Strongsville
This Strongsville Japanese steakhouse and sushi spot was featured on Ginormous Food because of their Godzilla Roll, a monstrous five pound sushi roll. Shrimp tempura, avocado, cream cheese, eel, topped with tempura flakes, eel sauce and spicy mayo make up this giant roll.
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Shinto

1707 Pearl Rd., Strongsville

This Strongsville Japanese steakhouse and sushi spot was featured on Ginormous Food because of their Godzilla Roll, a monstrous five pound sushi roll. Shrimp tempura, avocado, cream cheese, eel, topped with tempura flakes, eel sauce and spicy mayo make up this giant roll.

Photo via Shinto Japanese Steakhouse/Facebook
 Parkview Nite Club
1261 West 58th St., Cleveland
Recent changes in the kitchen at Parkview Nite Club are just the latest chapter in the quest to offer guests quality fare at neighborly prices. Their smoked salmon BLT was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
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Parkview Nite Club

1261 West 58th St., Cleveland

Recent changes in the kitchen at Parkview Nite Club are just the latest chapter in the quest to offer guests quality fare at neighborly prices. Their smoked salmon BLT was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

Photo via @JMPIsAwesome/Instagram
 Lopez
2196 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights
Lopez offers sizzling Southwestern cuisine with a flair for the creative. Longtime chef Michael Herschman jams a bushel of flavor into dishes like smoked brisket tacos, duck confit burritos and lobster enchiladas. Their blue cheese and sage guacamole was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate.
Photo via @LopezOnLee/Instagram

Lopez

2196 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights

Lopez offers sizzling Southwestern cuisine with a flair for the creative. Longtime chef Michael Herschman jams a bushel of flavor into dishes like smoked brisket tacos, duck confit burritos and lobster enchiladas. Their blue cheese and sage guacamole was featured on Best Thing I Ever Ate.

Photo via @LopezOnLee/Instagram