Wondering where to find the best diners near you?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable diners in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.
1. Gus's Diner One Eight Five
Topping the list is Gus's Diner One Eight Five. Located at 797 E. 185th St. in North Collinwood, the diner is the highest-rated inexpensive diner in Cleveland, boasting four stars out of 33 reviews on Yelp.
Athena B. wrote, "I normally choose the eggs (over easy) with the home fries and bacon. It's just the best start to the morning, paired with their fresh brewed coffee!"
Yelper Jillian M. wrote, "A wide variety of breakfast items to choose from. Great quality and price. Quick service. Friendly staff."
2. West Side Market Cafe
Next up is Ohio City - West Side's West Side Market Cafe, situated at 1979 W. 25th St. With four stars out of 105 reviews on Yelp, the diner and breakfast and brunch spot, also serving juices, smoothies and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option.
Yelper Daniel T. wrote, " I ended up ordering the chicken cordon bleu sandwich which was delicious; the chicken was grilled the right way on a pretzel bun with ham and melted cheese. "
Nefeterri W. noted, "I opted for the hot mess and my son got the shrimp and grits. Our food came quickly and piping hot. The portions are pretty big, so we ended up taking half with us. It was too good to leave behind."
3. Charlie's Restaurant
Charlie's Restaurant, a diner and breakfast and brunch spot that offers burgers and more in Old Brooklyn, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 22 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2102 Brookpark Road to see for yourself.
Yelper Noella J. wrote, "There's a reason this place been here as long as it has; the food is amazing. My boyfriend had a breakfast hash bowl, and it was really great. I had the breakfast hot dog, and it was great."
Yelper Jason S. noted, "One of my favorite breakfast spots ever. Good homemade typical food, reasonable service without the fakeness. Affordable."
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