Looking to uncover all that Central has to offer? Get to know this Cleveland neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a theater to a pasta shop. Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Central, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Agora Theatre & Ballroom
Topping the list is music venue and performing arts spot Agora Theatre & Ballroom. Located at 5000 Euclid Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp.
The event space features a theater with a maximum capacity of 2,000 guests while the ballroom holds 500 guests. The spot has been open for over 100 years, according to its website.
2. Cafe Bon Appetit
Next up is creperie and Mediterranean spot Cafe Bon Appetit, serving sandwiches and more, situated at 1900 Euclid Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 57 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
The menu consists of salads, detox juices, breakfast items, smoothies, sandwiches and more. Try items like the Lebanon wrap with grilled chicken, hummus, tabbouleh, gyro sauce, spring mix and balsamic vinaigrette or the breakfast crepe filled with eggs, turkey bacon, American cheese, tomatoes and cucumbers, paired with a spring mix salad.
Indian spot Bombaychaat is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2044 Euclid Ave., four stars out of 133 reviews.
The restaurant's menu is composed of Indian street food and Indo-Chinese food. Expect options like puffed puris filled with boiled potatoes and spices and served with chutneys and yogurt; a deep-fried potato patty wrapped in bread and served with condiments, chutney and red chili powder; and Sichuan chicken fried rice sautéed with rice, egg, chicken, soy and Sichuan sauce.
4. Ohio City Pasta
Ohio City Pasta is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 30 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5299 Crayton Ave. to see for yourself.
Choose from any number of fresh pastas, ranging from pierogi and gnocchi to ravioli. The pasta shop also sells pasta sauces, including truffle butter and lobster cream sauce.
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