Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week: A look at which locations are participating

The festivities kicked off Thursday night with a ‘Patio Hop’ and will run through May 22 with special deals across the area.

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CLEVELAND — Summer is fast approaching, and that means it’s the perfect time to enjoy a nice meal out on the patio! Fortunately, the Downtown Cleveland Alliance has the perfect way to mark the occasion.

Yes, Downtown Cleveland Restaurant Week is back, officially kicking off Thursday night with a “Patio Hop” featuring music, prizes, and $5 food tastings. More than a dozen local restaurants will be participating this year, with the whole event running through May 22.

Here’s a look at each location and the choices for the multi-course meals they will be offering:

Añejo Tequila Joint – $20

  • 10 wings (choice of 10 different grilled, dry, or wet styles)
  • Añejo fries
  • House coleslaw

Balance Pan-Asian Grille – $20

  • Any snack of your choice
  • Bowl/taco
  • Bubble tea

Barley House – $30

  • Appetizer from regular menu
  • Bread/bowl/pizza (up to three toppings)
  • Warm baked chocolate chip cookie with ice cream

Beyond Juicery + Eatery – $15

  • Choice of two smoothies/Mango Tango
  • Choice of two wraps/Spicy Griego
  • Choice of two salads

Blue Point Grille – $50

  • Four Blue Point oysters/Caesar salad/kale salad
  • Herb crusted walleye/8-ounce flat iron/ saffron bouillabaisse
  • Chocolate flourless torte/New York cheesecake

Butcher and the Brewer – $50

  • Shishito peppers/brussels and kale panzella salad
  • Meatballs puttanesca/baked French onion dip
  • Crispy pork shank/New York strip

Cleveland Chop – $42-$50

  • Caesar/market salad
  • 6-ounce filet ($48)/lobster shrimp risotto ($50)/double cut pork chop ($42)
  • Cheesecake/chocolate cake

House of Blues – $30

  • Gumbo
  • Southern salad
  • Jambalaya

House of Creole – $50

  • Steak and cheese fried egg rolls/fried green tomatoes/Voodoo shrimp/spinach dip
  • Creole bread/salmon/shrimp and grits/Jambalaya served with rice or pasta/Creole lamb chops ($10 extra)/14-ounce ribeye steak ($10 extra)/loaded Creole pasta ($15 extra)
  • Beignets/bread pudding a la mode/brownie a la mode/cheesecake

Lago East Bank – $20 (Monday through Friday only)

  • Italian wedding soup/casa salad/chopped salad
  • Chicken bruschetta wrap/cavatelli/Lago pizza
  • Assorted cannoli

Luca Italian Cuisine – $50

  • Insalata di casa/ribollita
  • Filleto di manzo/filleto di salmone/orchiette con rapini/ravioli di aragosta
  • Tiramisu/gelato

LULO Kitchen & Juice Bar – $20

  • Arepitas fritas
  • Quinoa ceviche/reina guava sandwich
  • Creamy passion fruit

Mable’s BBQ – $35

  • Cracklin’ and dip with brisket, pulled pork, three spare ribs, pickles, kraut, rye bread, and choice of side

Mallorca – $20

  • Salad
  • Chicken in garlic sauce/penne pasta in vodka sauce/chicken estremenia/shrimp in garlic sauce
  • Homemade chocolate cake

Pickwick & Frolic – $45

  • Hungarian hot peppers/eggplant and caprese salad
  • Cajun chicken fettuccini/New York strip steak with sauteed onion and mushrooms/vegan spaghetti with meatless balls
  • Chocolate mousse/creme brulee

Taza – $20

  • Lebanese salad
  • Small shish towook/small beef kafta/small grilled veggie (all served with jasmine rice and shish veggies)
  • Diamond baklava