2716 Creekside Drive
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Phone: (330) 963-5909
Fax: (330) 963-5929
Blue Canyon Kitchen and Tavern is located in a picturesque lodge in Twinsburg, Ohio, just southeast of Cleveland. They've decorated the lodge in a rustic, comfortable fashion, and the menu includes many American comfort food staples, such as Bacon Mac and Cheese or Short Rib. The menu also includes several steak options, and even a daily "wild game" special, along with entrée salads, pizzas, and pasta dishes. There are a handful of vegetarian options, such as a Tomato, Pesto and Goat Cheese pizza. Blue Canyon is also open for Sunday brunch, and has a full bar with some food available later at night.
Marcelita's Mexican Restaurant is an award-winning Hudson tradition, having been open since 1978. Its menu aims for authentic Mexican food instead of the more common American Tex-Mex, which to Marcelita's means "flavors rather than hotness." Marcelita's offers the usual combination plates, enchiladas, nachos, burritos, and tacos. There are also several dinner specials, such as Veggie Fajitas with squash, zucchini, yams, broccoli, peppers and onions, or Pollo con Frijoles Negros, a chicken breast black bean stew. Marcelita's also offers several signature margaritas, with a happy hour between 3-7p on weekdays. Live bands also play Marcelita's on Friday and Saturday evenings. - Marjorie Jensen
The Leopard is a prestigious restaurant located in Aurora, just southeast of Cleveland, which has received AAA's 4-diamond rating. The Leopard describes its food as a fusion of American, French, and Japanese cuisine. Appetizers like French Onion Soup and sushi-grade tuna demonstrate the eclectic nature of the menu. There are also salads available, which are the best option for vegetarians. Entrées include seafood such as Lobster Bolognese or Panko Crusted Grouper, and red meat like Spring Lamb or Filet Mignon. The Leopard also offers a "Chef's Table" located in its kitchen, where the chef personally prepares a several-course meal for a small number of guests. The Leopard also has an extensive wine list, with an expert on hand to help guests pick the appropriate wine for their meal. - Marjorie Jensen
D'Agnese's Tomato Grill is a local favorite for its wide array of delicious entree choices such as chicken and veal saltimbocca and Gorgonzola crusted grouper. With a full service bar serving an vast wine, martini and beer list, the restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The food is a blend of traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. They also cater for various events.
Downtown 140 is an upscale American restaurant in Hudson, just south of Cleveland. The restaurant's décor is simple and elegant, with golden and brown woods mixed with black. The menu is divided into “smallest,” “small,” and "not-so-small" plates. Small plates are tapas-style, such as Artisan Cheeses or Kobe Beef Short Rib Dumplings. Small plates are appetizers such as Cheese Fondue or salads like Baby Beet or Warm Spinach. The not-so-small plates tend to be meat-based entrées like Prosciutto Wrapped Grouper or Beef Filet. Downtown 140 also has an extensive, award-winning wine list, and offers live music on Sunday nights. - Marjorie Jensen
One Red Door is a contemporary chef driven American tavern, using only the freshest, seasonal produces to concoct scrumptious food to suit different palates, prices and comes in varying sizes. The dining room envelops you with its warm glow emanating from its golden hued woods and earthy bricks. One Red Door is trendy yet affable offering handmade cocktails and an extensive wine and beer lists. Some of the menu highlights are the Steak & Frites and Carmelized Maine Sea Scallops. Enjoy this modern American tavern with their contemporary bar bites and fine drinks.
Offering private seating and a full bar, this restaurant recommends that one make reservations, and serves seasonal American cuisine.
Suburban Solon hosts The Soup Pot, a restaurant dedicated primarily, though not exclusively, to the joys of stews, chowders, and more. The Soup Pot offers 10 homemade, slow-cooked soups to choose from. The restaurant is friendly to people with a variety of diets, featuring several gluten-free soups, like Cabbage Kielbasa or Butternut Squash, dairy-free soups like Chicken Paprikash or Stuffed Pepper, and vegetarian options like Tomato Basil, and even vegan Split Pea and Navy Bean. The Soup Pot also features sandwiches, salads, and pastries, and can cater events. - Marjorie Jensen
Hunan By The Falls is an award-winning Chinese restaurant in Chagrin Falls, east of Cleveland. Hunan's décor is simple, elegant, and significantly different from the normal Chinese restaurant's chinoiserie—the walls and tablecloths are white, with brightly colored abstract paintings adorning the walls. The menu includes Chinese and Thai standards, such as Mongolian Beef and Pad Thai, but also makes some interesting diversions, such as Tangerine Beef or Ginger Scallion China Sole. Vegetarians will also find several dishes to enjoy, such as the Chef's Vegetarian Special Fire Pot or Spicy Asian Eggplant in Garlic Sauce. - Marjorie Jensen
Umami Asian Kitchen - Chagrin Falls is a niche, Asian restaurant nestled in the lovely Chagrin Falls. The restaurant specializes on fusion cuisine inspired from seasonal, local produces. Apart from the regular meat and seafood menus, they also offer tasty vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options to their diners. Available in small and large platters, the food is on the expensive side due to its locality. Apart from the regular menu, daily specials are put up on the restaurant. Do try them out. Their full service bar offers some nice selections of wine, beer, signature cocktails and sake. A nice little corner serving creative dishes to satisfy different palates.
The Organic Energy Restaurant and Power Juice Café has a perfectly accurate name that doesn't leave much to the imagination. It screams, "We offer healthy wraps with smoothies!"—and has a menu to back that up. The menu is divided into salads, soups, Asian-style rice or noodle bowls, panini sandwiches, wraps, and breakfast foods. The last includes vegetable quiche with onions and greens. Carnivores worried that Organic Energy is all-vegetarian may be pleasantly surprised to find different meats on the menu, such as a Moroccan Chicken panini or ham available with any salad. Drink options include fresh juices, smoothies, or Power Shakes like a Mango Lassi or Mocha Madness with banana, espresso, chocolate, and agave. - Marjorie Jensen
Austin's Wood Fire Grille offers Texas-style cooking, particularly steaks and burgers. The restaurant elegantly features rustic brick coloration, and even includes a fireplace near some of its seats. The steak is the main draw; Austin's star offering is its Dry Aged Certified Angus New York Strip Steak. Their menu features Cowboy Steak, Tenderloin Tips, and more. They also serve pasta and sandwich entrees, such as Monterey Chicken, Fetuccini with Black Scallops, and the only vegetarian entrée, Penne with Roasted Fire Vegetables (though several other appetizers and salads are vegetarian.) Austin's also has a good wine selection and full bar, including signature martinis. - Marjorie Jensen