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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Restaurant and Pub
    Elyria

    Casual dining within Days Inn Elyria

  • 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 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!

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