Vegetarian in Cleveland?
My husband will be visiting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (and other Cleveland spots) with his best friend, who is a vegetarian. Any recommendations for lunch or dinner places with decent vegetarian options? We would really appreciate having a clue!!
Thanks in advance.
Plenty of great choices:
Aladdin's - www.aladdinseatery.com
Mint - http://www.mintcafe.org/
Tommy's - http://tommyscoventry.com/
Tea House Noodles (E 6th street downtown: http://www.eatteahousenoodles.com/
Waterstreet Grill (W 9th street DT): http://www.wsgrill.com/WSG/WS_Main2.asp
Empress Taytu (Ethiopian - DT) - http://www.pluggedincleveland.com/restaurants/624+empress+taytu+ethiopian+restaurant.html
Tastebuds: (E 30th, DT) http://www.tastebudsrestaurant.com/
Johnny Mango (Ohio City): http://www.jmango.com/
Market Cafe & Wine Bar: http://www.themarketcafeandwinebar.com/
Sweet Melissa's (west side): http://sweetmels.net/
Ty Fun in Tremont: http://www.tyfunthaibistro.com/
I can't think of any really vegetarian friendly restaurants. Obviously, some types of restaurants are naturally better suited. Siam Cafe, for instance, has a couple amazing tofu dishes (which may be served with meat on top if you aren't careful).
Aside from that, your best bests will be Cleveland's best restaurants which uniformly have some a couple token vegetarian dishes. fire, for instance had a delicious vegetarian dish on their winter menu. Their spring menu has a new dish and it sounds just as delicious - something with morels and tofu. I love morel mushrooms.
Bar Cento has great Neapolitan style pizza. There's a nice ramp pizza on the menu and an arugula pizza (that I think has some pork product but could be excellent without, too). Of course, you can also choose your own exact combination of toppings.
The falafel stand in the West Side market would be a nice veggie lunch. Your husband could have a bratwurst sandwich from one of the other market vendors.