Here are Cleveland's top 3 Italian spots

Here are Cleveland's top 3 Italian spots
Luca Italian Cuisine | Photo: Iris S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 07, 2020.

In search of a new favorite Italian spot?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

Spring is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Cleveland area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of small business marketing software. Daily spending at Cleveland-area restaurants rose to $220,845 for the metro area in the spring of last year, 8% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Mia Bella Restaurant


First on the list is Mia Bella Restaurant. Located at 12200 Mayfield Road in University District, the Mediterranean and Italian spot is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Cleveland, boasting 4.5 stars out of 638 reviews on Yelp.

2. Luca Italian Cuisine


Next up is Ohio City - West Side's Luca Italian Cuisine, situated at 2100 Superior Viaduct. With 4.5 stars out of 241 reviews on Yelp, the bar and Italian and gluten-free spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. The Palazzo Restaurant

Photo: Evan F./Yelp

Cudell's The Palazzo Restaurant, located at 10031 Detroit Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot five stars out of 29 reviews.

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