32 Cleveland Restaurants With Ridiculously Scenic Views

A room, or patio, with a view? Nothing beats it. Whether it's riverfront, lakefront, or boasting choice views of the downtown skyline, Cleveland's home to tons of restaurants that serve up eye candy along with your meal. Here are some of the best of the best.
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Blue Point Grille
700 West St. Clair Ave., Cleveland
You might miss a bit of the dinner table conversation at this Warehouse District dining room since it’s so easy to get distracted by Blue Point Grille’s larger-than-life view of Terminal Tower.
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Blue Point Grille

700 West St. Clair Ave., Cleveland

You might miss a bit of the dinner table conversation at this Warehouse District dining room since it’s so easy to get distracted by Blue Point Grille’s larger-than-life view of Terminal Tower.

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Alley Cat Oyster Bar
1056 Old River Rd., Cleveland
Like its seafood-focused menu, Alley Cat Oyster Bar knows how to take advantage of it’s waterfront location, offering a front-row view of the Cuyahoga.
Photo by Emmanuel Wallace

Alley Cat Oyster Bar

1056 Old River Rd., Cleveland

Like its seafood-focused menu, Alley Cat Oyster Bar knows how to take advantage of it’s waterfront location, offering a front-row view of the Cuyahoga.

Photo by Emmanuel Wallace
The Oaks Lakeside
5878 Longacre Ln, Chippewa Lake
The exterior of The Oaks Lakeside looks like the setting of a Nancy Meyers movie, and is a popular venue for weddings. Expect cozy views of Chippewa Lake from wherever you’re seated.
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The Oaks Lakeside

5878 Longacre Ln, Chippewa Lake

The exterior of The Oaks Lakeside looks like the setting of a Nancy Meyers movie, and is a popular venue for weddings. Expect cozy views of Chippewa Lake from wherever you’re seated.

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Beau’s on the River
1989 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls
Floor-to-ceiling windows give the dining room of this New American restaurant supreme views of the surrounding greenery. It’ll feel like you’re eating outside even when the Cleveland weather dips into arctic territory.
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Beau’s on the River

1989 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls

Floor-to-ceiling windows give the dining room of this New American restaurant supreme views of the surrounding greenery. It’ll feel like you’re eating outside even when the Cleveland weather dips into arctic territory.

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Lindey's Lake House (Flats East Bank location)
1146 Old River Rd., Cleveland
It’s only natural that a restaurant meant to replicate a cozy beachside escape should showcase its breezy riverside views. Feel free to take it all in with some tacos and a margarita.
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Lindey's Lake House (Flats East Bank location)

1146 Old River Rd., Cleveland

It’s only natural that a restaurant meant to replicate a cozy beachside escape should showcase its breezy riverside views. Feel free to take it all in with some tacos and a margarita.

Photo via mandy.steve/Instagram
Hoopples Restaurant & Bar
6419 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
You might want to post up near the bar when you head to Hoopples — that’s where all the best views are.
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Hoopples Restaurant & Bar

6419 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

You might want to post up near the bar when you head to Hoopples — that’s where all the best views are.

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Punch Bowl Social
1086 W 11th St., Cleveland
Grab your friends for a night out taking in everything Punch Bowl Social has to offer, including its stellar city views.
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Punch Bowl Social

1086 W 11th St., Cleveland

Grab your friends for a night out taking in everything Punch Bowl Social has to offer, including its stellar city views.

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Pickle Bill's
101 River St, Grand River
Pickle Bill's offers tons of pleasing river views from its dining room, but its interior decor also offers a flurry of nautical-themed kitsch that would make any pirate enthusiast jealous.
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Pickle Bill's

101 River St, Grand River

Pickle Bill's offers tons of pleasing river views from its dining room, but its interior decor also offers a flurry of nautical-themed kitsch that would make any pirate enthusiast jealous.

Photo via chrissehainen/Instagram
The Harp
4408 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
This Ohio City eatery is known for its take on traditional Irish dishes, its extensive selection of drinks and its superior view of downtown.
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The Harp

4408 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

This Ohio City eatery is known for its take on traditional Irish dishes, its extensive selection of drinks and its superior view of downtown.

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Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern
8960 Wilcox Dr., Twinsburg 
Inspired by America’s grand lodges, Blue Canyon’s Twinsburg location gives diners more nature views than they could ever ask for, through both stained glass and regular pane windows.
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Blue Canyon Kitchen & Tavern

8960 Wilcox Dr., Twinsburg

Inspired by America’s grand lodges, Blue Canyon’s Twinsburg location gives diners more nature views than they could ever ask for, through both stained glass and regular pane windows.

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