Yelp Cleveland’s Cheap Eats Cheat Sheet

Yelp Cleveland’s Cheap Eats Cheat Sheet

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Kids can play in the fountain in Cleveland Public SquareAll photos via

Who says you need to spend big bucks to be a family of foodies? Dig for the change in your couch because this month, Yelp is bringing you a cheat sheet of Cleveland’s best cheap eats (kid approved!).

Download the free Yelp mobile app and filter by location to find kid-friendly, inexpensive spots in your area!

Get your grub on with these Yelp-approved local businesses:


Twisted Meltz in Kent, Ohio1.) Twisted Meltz – Kent

Who doesn’t love an ooey, gooey grilled cheese? This family-owned spot serves 25+ gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, all named after famous Kent State alumni.
Tip: Try the Lou Holtz, a specialty sandwich made with fried mac and cheese and topped with hickory bacon, white American, cheddar and ranch.



Happy Dog in Cleveland, Ohio2.) Happy Dog – Cleveland

Only at Happy Dog can you customize an all-beef or vegan hot dog with Spaghetti Os or Froot Loops. Choose from dozens of toppings and sauces to create the wildest gourmet hot dog of your dreams while you play on the pinball machines.
Tip: Happy Dog may be all about the dogs, but don’t skip the delicious tater tots and sauces!



Rebol in Cleveland, Ohio3.) Rebol – Downtown Cleveland

What could be better than organic and GMO-free cheap eats? With signature bowls, sweet pastries and over 20 different coffees, Rebol is a no-brainer for your list. Located in Public Square, catch a concert, play games or splash in the Square’s central water fountain while you enjoy a meal.
Tip: Snag a photo with the giant snail and frog statues!



Thai Thai restaurant in Lakewood, Ohio4.) Thai Thai – Lakewood

Thai Thai is a must-try in the search for cheap eats! You’ll feel like you’re on a trip to Thailand with their simple yet authentic menu of yummy rice dishes, curry, stir-fry and more.
Tip: Try the monthly special bubble tea float. Kids will love the Cotton Candy bubble tea or the donut-topped Galaxy of the Unicorn bubble tea!



Café Avalaun in Cleveland, Ohio5.) Café Avalaun – Warrensville Heights

Have you ever tried a Crêperitto? Now is the time! Not only does this gluten-free creperie serve up scrumptious favorites like s’mores and lemon bar, but you can also choose any sweet, savory or breakfast crepe traditionally folded or Crêperitto style. Everyone will find something they love at this family-owned spot!



Yelp is a website and mobile app that connects people with great local businesses – anything from restaurants, bars and spas to dog groomers, mechanics, even dentists! Start exploring your neck of the woods. Northeast Ohio Parent proudly hosts content from our partner Yelp Cleveland. These posts aim to connect the parents and families of the region to fantastic local businesses. Stay tuned for more fun guides from Yelp Community Leader Lauren Kotmel and Yelptern Megan Hermensky.



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