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Where to get the best brunch in Northern Ohio

Michelle McQuade | March 6, 2019

Table with foods

Enjoying your breakfast at a leisurely pace on a weekday is next to impossible, especially if you are facing a mountain of work that day. On that note, breakfasts on weekends deserve a bit more fanfare, don’t you think?

To celebrate coveted weekends, let us all treat ourselves to brunch at some of the best spots in all of Northern Ohio.

  1. Aurelia
    16 N Main St, Chagrin Falls, OH

    Looking for honest food and drink in Northern Ohio? What you seek can be found at Aurelia in Chagrin Falls.

    James Balchak (Aurelia’s executive chef) and his team only use the best and freshest ingredients, locally sourced from the area’s farms and fisheries. The result? “Local fresh.” These range from scrumptious seared scallops to a lovely dessert of blueberry maple ice cream, house-made.

    Brunch at Aurelia is available every Saturday and Sunday. It can get crowded, so call ahead and make a reservation at 440-600-7770.

  2. Luna Bakery & Cafe
    2482 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland Heights, OH

    Luna Bakery & Cafe is a top contender if you’re in the mood for a light yet satisfying weekend brunch. Their menu features simple yet well-made dishes, with components that include seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. On weekends, the breakfast menu is available until 12 noon.

    In case the Cleveland Heights location is full, head to Luna Bakery & Cafe’s outpost in Moreland Hills, which opened last June 2018. You can view the menu for that branch here.

  3. Dante Next Door
    2247 Professor Ave, Cleveland, OH

    Looking to really treat yourself? How about brunch prepared by chef and restaurateur Dante Boccuzzi and his crew of well-trained cooks? Located in Tremont, Dante Next Door is laid-back and casual, with scrumptious food available.

    Dante Next Door only serves brunch and lunch. The menu offers crowd favorites such as the bagel pizza, topped with red onions, salmon (cured in-house!), cream cheese, hard-boiled egg, dill, and some capers. There is also no other place in Northern Ohio that serves French toast stuffed with cheese and orange mascarpone.

    Lines can get long at Dante Next Door, so best reserve a table by calling (216) 274-1201.

  4. Urban Farmer Steakhouse
    The Westin Cleveland Downtown
    1009, 1325 E 6th St, Cleveland, OH

    Craving for steak, but not the price that often comes with it? Head to Urban Farmer Steakhouse for brunch. You’ll get to enjoy the steak Urban Farmer is known but only for a fraction of the regular price and in a relaxed brunch setting.

    Don’t miss their grilled flat iron steak, drizzled with a healthy dose of sausage gravy. Make sure you also order their house-made English muffins, renowned as the softest and probably best English muffin in Cleveland.

    Brunch at Urban Farmer is available on only on weekends, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. View their full brunch menu here.

It’s Good to Brunch in Northern Ohio

Browse my blog for similar articles as well as more information about Cleveland real estate and realtors. You can also get in touch with me at michellemcquade(at)howardhanna(dotted)com or 440-823-2448.

41 North Main St. Chagrin Falls, OH 44022