The 11 Best Lunch Spots In Downtown, Cleveland

Updated: September 21, 2022

These cafes, food trucks, and restaurants make lunchtime our favorite time in Downtown! We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best lunches in Downtown. Beat the midday munchies at these fantastic lunch venues!

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The Blessed Cafe Latin Flavors

Latin, $$, DowntownLatin, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Cleveland Sandwich Company

$$, Downtown$$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 4.5

Yum Village

Caribbean, $$, DowntownCaribbean, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Barrister's Deli

Deli, $, DowntownDeli, $Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Zaytoon Lebanese Kitchen

Lebanese, $, DowntownLebanese, $Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Marble Room Sushi

Asian, DowntownAsianCleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Green Rooster Farms

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Citizen Pie Roman Cafe

Pizza, DowntownPizzaCleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Otani Noodle - Downtown

Asian, $$, DowntownAsian, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Sichuan Hot Pot Cuisine

Chinese, $$, DowntownChinese, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

UJerk Caribbean Eatery

Caribbean, $$, DowntownCaribbean, $$Cleveland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 5547 restaurants in Cleveland, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 209 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Questions & answers

Lulo Kitchen, Marble Room Steaks and Raw Bar, and Vincenza's Pizza & Pasta are lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Downtown.

The highest-rated restaurants in Downtown for group lunches are Marble Room Steaks and Raw Bar, Vincenza's Pizza & Pasta, and Taza A Lebanese Grill.

Lulo Kitchen, Marble Room Steaks and Raw Bar, and Vincenza's Pizza & Pasta are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Downtown.

Lulo Kitchen, The Break Room Cafe, and Cleveland Sandwich Company are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in Downtown.

Marble Room Steaks and Raw Bar, Vincenza's Pizza & Pasta, and Taza A Lebanese Grill are the highest-rated lunch restaurants that is good for groups in Downtown.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for banh mi

    Experts often pair banh mi with a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler, a popular cocktail.

  • Enjoy banh mi with Kabinett

    For an elevated experience, pair your banh mi with Kabinett. This combination works particularly well because this white wine cools the jalapeno with the sweetness of the wine.

  • Pair Mangose with banh mi

    If your food palns include Banh mi, then you should consider helping it along with some beer. We find that a Mangose, with its hits of fruit, serves as the best pairing to the dish.


  • A traditional drink of China

    The popular drink sour plum tea is made by smoking the plums. People will usually pair this with hot pot.

  • A traditional dish

    An absolute classic in China, be sure to have yourself some hot pot if you ever find yourself over there! to take it up a level we suggest pairing it with assortment of sliced ingredient

  • The history of macaroni and cheese

    If you happen to think of Northern Europe, just know that the macaroni and cheese was invented there in 1769.

Parking tips

There’s nothing like finding the perfect parking spot right away when you’re going out for a meal. We’ve partnered with SpotHero, a digital parking reservation system to help make finding parking in Downtown quick and easy.

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