Cleveland's top 3 bars to visit now

Cleveland's top 3 bars to visit now
 Photo: Bakersfield,/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 23, 2020.

Wondering where to find the best bars around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bars in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for bars.

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1. Barroco


First on the list is Barroco. Located at 12718 Larchmere Blvd. in Buckeye Shaker, the bar and Latin American and gluten-free spot is the highest-rated bar in Cleveland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 185 reviews on Yelp.

2. Soho Chicken + Whiskey


Next up is Ohio City - West Side's Soho Chicken + Whiskey, situated at 1889 W. 25th St. With 4.5 stars out of 497 reviews on Yelp, the bar and Southern and breakfast/brunch spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Bakersfield


Ohio City - West Side's Bakersfield, a member of the chain located at 2058 W. 25th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bar, which offers tacos and more, 4.5 stars out of 409 reviews.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at bars and lounges across the Cleveland area, while Tuesdays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customer reviews. Last year, average daily transactions at bars and lounges grew to 34 per business on Saturdays, over twice the average on Tuesdays.

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