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The 15 Best American Restaurants Near Willoughby

Updated: July 27, 2022

Looking for Willoughby’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Willoughby.

Find the perfect American restaurant

Hook & Hoof New American Kitchen and Cocktail

New American, $$, WilloughbyNew American, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Rose's Grill

American, $, WilloughbyAmerican, $Willoughby
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sage Karma Kitchen

New American, $$, WilloughbyNew American, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

The Wild Goose

Pizza, $$, WilloughbyPizza, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Beal's Pickles 'n' Pints

American, $$, WilloughbyAmerican, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Best Pizza & Sandwiches

Pizza, $, WilloughbyPizza, $Willoughby
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Panini's Bar and Grill

American, $$, WilloughbyAmerican, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Ballantine

American, $$, WilloughbyAmerican, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Freshly's

American, $, WilloughbyAmerican, $Willoughby
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Sol

Latin, $$, WilloughbyLatin, $$Willoughby
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Bumpers Bar & Grill

American, $, WilloughbyAmerican, $Willoughby
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Scooter's World Famous Dawg House

New American, $, MentorNew American, $Mentor
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Clean Eatz

American, $, MentorAmerican, $Mentor
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

The Gateway Diner

American, $, WickliffeAmerican, $Wickliffe
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Whistle Stop Tavern

American, EuclidAmericanEuclid
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. We analyzed 5547 Willoughby restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Willoughby restaurant reviews, and 209 lists and articles – looking closely at what had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Kleifelds Restaurant, Rose's Grill, and JT's Diner are the highest-rated American restaurants that serve breakfast in Willoughby.

JT's Diner, Jersey Mike's Subs, and The Wild Goose are the highest-rated American restaurants that are good for groups in Willoughby.

Kleifelds Restaurant, Rose's Grill, and JT's Diner are some of the highest-rated late-night American spots in Willoughby.

Jersey Mike's Subs, The Wild Goose, and Best Pizza & Sandwiches are vegetarian-friendly American restaurants in Willoughby.

The highest-rated American restaurants for delivery in Willoughby are Jersey Mike's Subs, Best Pizza & Sandwiches, and Chick-fil-A.

Drink pairing tips

  • Vieux Carre and heavy meat dish


    Food with fatty flavors, like heavy meat dish, should be paired with a cocktail like Vieux Carre if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

  • Go for Kentucky 75 with fried chicken

    For an elevated experience, pair your fried chicken with Kentucky 75. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • Pair Chardonnay with shellfish

    When considering what goes best with shellfish, we recommend a glass of Chardonnay, it truly complements the dish as it balances richness with acidity.


Fun facts

  • cheesesteak history

    Where does cheesesteak come from? The United States and the creator was Pat Olivieri .

  • A classic meal

    If you love of hamburger runs deep, why not plan a visit to The United States, the home of the original hamburger? The locals are so proud of their hamburger that it is widely recognized as one of the national dishes.

  • A perfect match: lemonade & hot dog

    Surely you’ve tried lemonade with your hot dog? It’s a classic pairing.

Parking information

Finding parking in Willoughby can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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