Eat / Drink / Nightlife

Lorain county and North Central Ohio has experienced an explosion of flavor and freshness in restaurants, cafes and bakeries. You will find world-class talent in our chefs, bakers and vintners. Their passion translates into your great experience. No matter what the price point or type of cuisine, creativity abounds! Spend a weekend sampling their delicious offerings in some unique and beautiful settings.

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  • Aladdin's Eatery
    Oberlin

    Unique and natural foods of the Middle East.

  • Avon Brewing Company
    Avon

    Our mission at the Avon Brewing Company is to create unrivaled, handcrafted beer with an emphasis on fine dining and impeccable service.

  • The Beautiful Flame
    Oberlin

    A celebrated Ohio landmark, Lorenzo’s has created an exciting new catering service, a mobile pizzeria that literally brings the restaurant to your doorstep.

  • Bistro 83
    North Ridgeville

    Bistro 83 is the premier bistro and wine bar west of Cleveland.

  • Blue Rooster Bakehouse
    Oberlin

    A cozy, "hang out with a good book" kind of place that creates simple, rustic, always scratch-made goodies. Open Tues - Sat 9-8 and Sun 9-4, Closed on Mon.

  • D & D Smith Winery
    Norwalk

    While sipping on one of 19+ wines enjoy a relaxing view of the river!

  • Firelands Winery
    Sandusky

    Firelands' vineyards are located on Isle St. George, North Bass Island, in the western basin of Lake Erie.

  • Fligner's Catering
    Lorain

    Fligner’s Catering offers you quality service and homemade cooking with exceptional taste and quality.

  • Fligner's Market
    Lorain

    Fligner’s Market has one of the largest full service meat counters in Ohio, quality baked goods, and Fligner's Catering.

  • Fratello's
    Avon Lake

    Chef Craig offers patrons a variety of delicious choices and his brother Ron maintains the very large and varied wine list.

  • Hecks of Avon
    Avon

    Heck’s Café is best known for our gourmet burgers, but has an all-encompassing seasonal and locally sourced menu with endless options. Our expertly prepared cuisine combines the freshest local ingredients and original recipes from all around the globe to produce a uniquely delicious menu.

  • Heineman's Winery
    Put-in-Bay

    Take a ferryboat to this island winery serving 25 different wines and grape juice.

  • Hot Dog Heaven
    Amherst

    Made to order Hot Dogs, where the french fries and service are award-winning!

  • Jackalope Lakeside
    Lorain

    The Jackalope Lakeside is Lorain's casual restaurant with a fine dining menu.

  • John Christ Winery
    Avon Lake

    The John Christ Winery makes award-winning fine quality wines.

  • Kiedrowski's Bakery
    Amherst

    Stepping into Kiedrowski's Bakery is like stepping into your Grandmother's kitchen, where old-world memories were made and cherished.

  • Klingshirn Winery Inc.
    Avon Lake

    Klingshirn Winery is a third generation family farm winery in Avon Lake, Ohio.

  • Krieg's It'z the Berries Frozen Custard
    South Amherst

    "It'z the Berries" specializes in frozen custard as well as fresh berries from their farm on North Ridge Rd in Vermilion.

  • Lorenzo's Pizzeria
    Oberlin

    Lorenzo's Pizzeria & Restaurant has proudly served only the finest in Italian cuisine to the Northeast Ohio area for over twenty years.

  • Martino's International Café
    Vermilion

    Martino's offers a wide array of delicious international style dishes from around the world, or your American style down home cooking favorites.

  • Matus Winery
    Wakeman

    Enjoy premier wines while relaxing with picturesque views of the vineyard and country side.

  • Mr. D's Bar & Grille
    Elyria

    Casual dining within Days Inn Elyria

  • Mutt & Jeff's Bar & Grill
    Lorain

    Your neighborhood tavern in beautiful Lorain, Ohio.We continue to serve our community the best quality at affordable prices since 1984.

  • Nemo Grille
    Avon

    Nemo Grille, a local hot spot, offers a creative menu made with the freshest ingredients.

  • Ohio Wine Producers Association
    Geneva

    Throughout the year you may visit the unique wineries along the Lake Erie Shores and Islands Wine Trail.

  • Olde Avon Village
    Avon

    At the Olde Avon Village you can get a glimpse of their unique shoppes and rare combination of restored 1850s homes.

  • Paper Moon Vineyards
    Vermilion

    Paper Moon Vineyards serves a selection of regional and vinifera wines. The tasting room offers a view of the vineyard, pond, woods and an occasional bald eagle.

  • Parker's Grille & Tavern
    Avon Lake

    Trendy venue offering American fare with a contemporary twist & a long wine list in minimalist digs.

  • Sorrento Ristorante & Pizzeria
    Sheffield

    They serve the same authentic Italian cuisine to guests, both familiar and new, giving you a true 'taste of Italy'!

  • Strip Steakhouse
    Avon

    They offer an innovative menu using only the highest quality ingredients, featuring USDA prime aged Black Angus beef for its superior flavor and tenderness.

  • Sundae Funday's
    Columbia Station

    Mini golf, pizza, ice cream and FUN! Open year round.

  • The Brew Kettle
    Amherst

    Whether you’re a 1st timer or part of our family of regulars, our continuously changing draft selections and chef created specials will keep you coming back for more. The Brew Kettle has grown and evolved over the past 20 years but a few things have remained the same. Great beers, outstanding food, and amazing staff, and our loyal customers, without any of which, we wouldn't be here today.

  • The Feve
    Oberlin

    Bustling dining room with creative American fare and brunch, plus a relaxed bar upstairs.

  • The Foundry Kitchen and Bar
    Elyria

    Foundry Kitchen boasts a chef driven, locally sourced, from-scratch menu highlighting traditional favorites and seasonal offerings along with a gluten free and vegan options as well.

  • The Tree House Gallery and Tea Room
    Avon

    Located in Olde Avon Village in the restored Alten-Casper House. The gallery features ablend of antiques and collectibles, crafted woodworking, and folk art.

  • The Unicorn Restaurant and Pub
    Grafton

    This Irish restaurant and pub combines classic steakhouse favorites with prime rib and a variety of seafood and Irish specialties.

  • Vermilion Valley Vineyards
    Henrietta Township

    Vineyard and winery set in tranquil surroundings featuring a variety of vinifera wines grown on site and fruit wines.

  • Whet Your Palette
    Amherst

    Bring out your inner artist with a fun, relaxed acrylic painting class.

  • Wood & Wine
    Avon

    Enjoy wood-fired pizzas, pasta, steak & seafood along with some great wines!

  • Your Pit BBQ
    Vermilion

    Your Pit BBQ is an award winning BBQ restaurant specializing in meats smoked on location, homemade sides, sauces and desserts.

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