Explore 3 top inexpensive bars in Cleveland

Explore 3 top inexpensive bars in Cleveland
Jukebox | Photo: Ashleigh G./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 11, 2020.

Looking to try the top bars around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bars in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

1. Happy Dog

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Topping the list is Happy Dog. Located at 5801 Detroit Ave. in Detroit Shoreway, the bar and music venue, which offers hot dogs and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive bar in Cleveland, boasting four stars out of 654 reviews on Yelp. 

The site has lots more information on Happy Dog.

"Happy Dog is a neighborhood corner bar," it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "The bar itself is a racetrack oval wood bar, with plenty of old chrome bar stools and an Elvis lamp between the pinball machines. Happy Dog has hot dogs and beer, and lots of live music, from rock and country to punk and polka."

2. Jukebox

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Next up is Ohio City - West Side's Jukebox, situated at 1404 W. 29th St. With 4.5 stars out of 93 reviews on Yelp, the bar, vegan and gluten-free spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option. 

If you're curious for more, we found these details about Jukebox.

"This spot has operated since August 2014 in Ohio City/Hingetown" per the history section of the business's Yelp profile. On the drink list, there's a rotating selection of craft beer, along with wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Look for its spiked hibiscus lemonade. 

3. Superelectric Pinball Parlor

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Detroit Shoreway's Superelectric Pinball Parlor, located at 6500 Detroit Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cheap arcade and bar 4.5 stars out of 40 reviews. 

Curious to know more?

Furthermore, we found this about the business' signature items: "This spot offers over 20 classic pinball machines and electromechanical novelty games, private event rentals and more," it notes on Yelp in the section highlighting specialties. On the drink list, there's beer, cocktails, wine and slushies. Look for its boozy sour cherry cider. 

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