Gordon Square and the Detroit Shoreway have experienced a resurgence of activity in the last six years. There are some wonderful restaurants and shops nearby. Take a walk around and check out our bookstore (Guide to Kulchur) and record shop (Hausfrau Records). Then grab some dinner at…


XYZ The Tavern

Sibling to ABC the Tavern (W 25th St.) and ABC Uptown (University Circle).
CPT’s go-to for dinner and a drink. Hip American pub fare with a full bar,
small patio, and a fine selection of whiskey, bourbon, and craft beers.
In between CPT and Gypsy Bean.


Don’s Lighthouse Grille

A wonderful dining experience with classic contemporary cuisine
featuring spectacular seafood, signature salads, and pastas, along
with hearty steaks and chops.


Luxe Kitchen & Lounge

If XYZ is a great bar with great food,
Luxe is a great restaurant with a great bar.
Mediterranean/Italian ranging from traditional to refined
with an upscale feel. Just west of W. 65th on Detroit Ave.

Astoria Café & Market

The perfect place to gather for fine food and spirits while exploring
a market brimming with imported and domestic cheeses, cured meats,
olives, oils and vinegars, grains, pasta, rice, and much more.

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Gypsy Beans & Baking Co.

Gordon Square’s neighborhood coffee shop.
In addition to your caffeine fix, get a soup and sandwich,
salad or pastry before or after the show.
Just west of CPT at the corner of W 65th and Detroit.


Handcrafted cocktails, a great wine list and
exceptional locally-sourced upscale farm fare in an intimate setting.

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Your dessert destination.
Old fashioned soda fountain with handcrafted goodies.
Open late so you can impress your date.

Local West

A locally owned and operated craft sandwich and Beer bistro
focusing on providing the majority of its ingredients from local farms
and purveyors.

Banter Beer and Wine

Banter brings a unique food and beverage experience featuring the region’s
finest curated selection of craft beer and fine wine from around the world
(and around the corner). They specialize in gourmet house-made sausages
and Quebec-style poutine.

Daily Press

Daily Press cold pressed juice provides you with the freshest, healthiest,
tastiest juice in town, using the finest organic fruits and vegetables
to create a juice so divine it may change your life. Come by and try a juice,
smoothie, avocado toast, sandwich, salad or soup!


Brewnuts makes small batch, craft beer-based donuts made in the heart
of Cleveland, combining the hospitality of the corner donut shop with
the comfort of your favorite watering hole. They love Cleveland, beer, and
donuts—put them all together and you’ve got a Brewnut!

Rincon Criollo Restaurant

Your very own piece of Puerto Rico in Cleveland! Ricon Criollo’s food is
made fresh from scratch and is affordable and very delicious.
Sit, relax, and let them take care of you!

Superelectric Pinball Parlor

Stop by and play over 20 games ranging from the 50’s to the latest releases. Located
in the heart of Gordon Square, Superelectric is a great addition to a fun night out!