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Top bars & lounges in Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland is a down-to-earth town like no other in the state of Ohio, and its bars and lounges reflect its diversity and style. So, if you’re planning a visit sometime soon, don’t sleep on Cleveland’s nightlife scene that includes bars, lounges, brewpubs, and breweries too.

In other words, if you’re looking for a place to unwind and sip an alcoholic beverage or two, Cleveland has everything you need. The only catch is that most of the highest-rated restaurants and bars lie near downtown along the lake. Compared to the nightlife in other U.S. cities, Cleveland’s scene is more laid-back and casual instead of being on the boisterous, overly energetic side. The atmosphere in the most popular bars and lounges in the city is great no matter which one you choose.

Must-try bars & lounges in Cleveland

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Neighborhoods within Cleveland to explore


Avg 4.6 (7 restaurants)

East Bank

Avg 4.3 (4 restaurants)

Gateway District

Avg 4.1 (10 restaurants)

Ohio City

Avg 4.4 (19 restaurants)

Old Brooklyn

Avg 4.6 (4 restaurants)

Playhouse Square

Avg 4.4 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (4 restaurants)

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Avg 4.1 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (23 restaurants)

Maple Heights

Avg 4.2 (4 restaurants)


Avg 4 (23 restaurants)


Avg 4.8 (4 restaurants)

Rocky River

Avg 4.3 (9 restaurants)

Broadview Heights

Avg 4.6 (3 restaurants)

North Royalton

Avg 3.8 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.2 (6 restaurants)


Avg 4.6 (6 restaurants)


Avg 4.8 (10 restaurants)

North Olmsted

Avg 4.4 (7 restaurants)