Neighborhood Restaurants



The International Flavor of the Westown Neighborhood


The Westown neighborhood boasts some of the best authentic ethnic restaurants in Cleveland. Whether it's Tacos, Mofongo, Curry Dishes, Pasta, Schnitzel, Papusa or Shawarma...the eclectic mix of international cuisine is sure to be a hit with your tatse buds!!


Assad's Bakery                                                  12719 Lorain Ave.  (216) 251-5777

Primarily a grocery store specializing in exotic produce from all over the world.  Assad's offers a tasty carry-out menu consisting of kibbie, spinich & meat pies, felafel, grape leaves, hummus, tabbouli and more.  Wondering what to get?  Try the Shawarma for a delicious array of Middle Eastern flavors!


Caffe Roma                                                        13000 Lorain Ave.  (216) 889-9999

Caffe Roma offers a large variety of Italian food  from pasta to paninis & pizza! The friendly staff takes pride in their excellent service and delicious menu. Nice selction of modestly priced beer & wine.


Cleveland Mofongo Latin Grill                                 11621 Lorain Ave. (216) 415-5323  

Cleveland Mofongo Latin Grill is a family-owned Latin Fusion restaurant serving up flavors representing various regions of The Latin Caribbean. 



Der Braumiester                                                13046 Lorain Ave.  (216) 671-6220

Come visit Germany in Cleveland!  It's all right here: traditional food, great beer, friendly service and an authentic Old World atmosphere.  Visit the full-service bar and choose from a wide selection of imported beers and fine wines.  



Himalayan Restaurant                                                       13124 Lorain Ave. (216) 716-4500

Large selection of Nepali and Indian cuisine is ready for you to enjoy in this newly renovated space on Cleveland's westside.    



Kifaya's Kitchen                                                                         3650 W 117th St. (216) 219-8263

Owner, Kafaya Mohamed is widely known as the best cook in the Somali community of Cleveland. Very small family run location, but amazing food!


Luchita's Mexican Restaurant                           3456 W 117th St.  (216) 252-1169

This is the original Luchita's Restaurant that has been owned and operated by the Galindo Family for over 20 years.  The Mexican cuisine at Luchita's is far more varied from the usual burrito, enchilada and taco one has come to expect.  Full service bar with margaritas, beer and a large selction of tequillas.



Ohio Kabob Grill                                                              3359 W 117th St.  (216) 675-4775

Large selection of Middle Eastern menu items for both lunch and dinner.  Restaurant has quite a following!  New to the Westown neighborhood it still brings in the customers from it's previous suburban location.


Pupuseria La Bendicion                                     3585 W 105th St.  (216) 688-0338

Quick, casual and authentic El Salvadorian cuisine specializing is papusas, thick tortilla filled with various toppings that are griddle fried till crisp and corny! 


Tapatias Taqueria                                                          12501 Lorain Ave. (216) 600-5505

Authentic Mexican street tacos and street food.  Recipes have been crafted for decades here for you to enjoy.