Cuisine is an integral part of any local culture, and no trip to Cleveland is complete without tasting the local food. This directory offers information about the traditional dishes and drinks available in Cleveland to help visitors better understand the local food culture and make an informed decision when trying them.
 Main courses
- Chicken Paprikash: dish with chicken pieces, browned in butter, cooked with onions and paprika, then served with a little sour cream mixed in.
- Pierogies: are dumplings of unleavened dough.
 Fast food
- Fried Bologna: is a Cleveland classic and is even a specialty of quite a few local restaurants.
- Grilled Cheese Sandwich: is a basic sandwich made generally with one or more slices of any kind of cheese on any sort of bread.