The 3 best cocktail bars in Cleveland

The 3 best cocktail bars in Cleveland
Photo: Vault /Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 12, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best cocktail bars near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top cocktail bars 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.

People in the Cleveland area historically spend more in March at bars and lounges than most other months of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business marketing software. Estimated daily customers at Cleveland-area bars and lounges grew to 23 per business in March of last year, second only to November with an average of 23, and 8% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Rebol


First on the list is Rebol. Located at 101 W. Superior Ave. downtown, the beer and cocktail bar, which also offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated cocktail bar in Cleveland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 256 reviews on Yelp.

2. Vault

Photo: ashley d./yelp

Next up is downtown's Vault, situated at 2017 Ninth St., Level B1. With 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews on Yelp, the venue, event space and cocktail bar has proved to be a local favorite.

3. The Black Pig


Ohio City - West Side's The Black Pig, located at 2801 Bridge Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar and New American and breakfast/brunch spot four stars out of 185 reviews.

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