Cleveland International Film Festival } March 25 – April 5, 2020 } Tower City Cinemas

Tower City Center

Shops + Restaurants

230 West Huron Road, Cleveland, OH 44113
Tower City Center Retail & Food Court Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 7 PM
Sunday: 12 PM – 5 PM

Over 60 specialty shops, fine dining, and casual eateries, a 10-screen cinema, two hotels, and indoor access to JACK Casino and The Q. Guest Services is located on Level 1 in the center of the shopping center near Lids and Cricket Wireless.

Family Friendly Shopping Hours begin at 2:30PM daily. For complete information, visit

Johnny's Downtown

Official Restaurant

1406 West 6th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday – Friday 11:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Monday – Thursday 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Friday & Saturday 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Sunday 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Johnny’s Downtown, opened in 1993, is similar to the original Johnny’s on Fulton Road. The setting, a refurbished 1860’s Warehouse District building, formerly a general store, is the drinking and dining spot of locals and business people alike. There is piano music in the bar featuring Mike Petrone Monday-Friday, and Cliff Habian on Saturday evening.

Panini's Bar & Grill - Gateway

Official Bar - located on the corner of East 9th Street and Huron Road

840 Huron Road East, Cleveland, OH 44115
Open 11 AM everyday

Panini's Gateway is downtown Cleveland's famous sports bar located on the corner of East 9th Street and Huron Road. Serving Clevelanders for almost 25 years, Panini's Gateway specializes in OVERSTUFFED sandwiches and pizza. Stop by before and after Festival screenings for a great meal and watch the NCAA Basketball Tournament and other games. Head over to 840 Huron Road and see for yourself.

Present your CIFF43 pass or ticket stub to receive $1 off sandwiches and beverages. Offer valid March 27 - April 7, 2019.

Great Lakes Brewing Company

Official Craft Brewery

2516 Market Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday – Thursday: 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM (bar open until 12 Midnight)
Friday: 11:30 AM – 11:30 PM (bar open until 1 AM)
Saturday: 11 AM – 11:30 PM (bar open until 1 AM)
Sunday: Closed

Happy Hour: Monday – Friday, 4 PM – 7 PM

Great Lakes Brewing Company's historic brewpub offers guests of all ages a memorable dining experience from start to finish. The menu celebrates locally sourced ingredients that complement Great Lakes' award-winning beers, including year-round, seasonal, and pub exclusive offerings on tap.

Brewery tours available Friday and Saturday. Register at

City Roast Coffee

Located in Cleveland's historic West Side Market

1979 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Open ALL Market Days
Monday & Wednesday 7 AM – 4 PM
Friday & Saturday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Cleveland Bagel Co.

4201 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
6:30 AM – 1 PM Daily

Located on Cleveland's near west side

Cleveland Visitors Center

334 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Saturday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Closed

  • Customized itinerary planning
  • Area maps & directions
  • Sightseeing tour information and reservations
  • Restaurant, hotel, and car rental reservations
  • Cost savings coupons

Download the Cleveland Visitors Guide or the Destination Cleveland app:

Feeling a little introverted? E-mail a concierge ambassadors at to get the 411 on visiting Cleveland.

Crepes De Luxe

Located in Cleveland's historic West Side Market

1979 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 AM – 3 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM

Foundation Room

308 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Lounge Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: Opens at 5 PM
Sunday – Monday: Hours May Vary (Please Call your Concierge)

Dining Room:
Tuesday – Saturday: Open at 5 PM
Sunday – Monday: Hours May Vary (Please Call your Concierge)

Concierge Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9 AM – 6 PM
Saturday: 12 Noon – 6 PM

Gateway District

The Gateway District, just steps from Tower City to the east, invites you relax and enjoy yourselves in restaurants, eateries and neighborhood bars. For more information, visit

Georgio's Oven Fresh Pizza

Home of the Fresh-N-Ready Pizza

27 Locations in Northeast Ohio.

Visit for details

Gypsy Beans

6425 Detroit Road, Cleveland, OH 44102
Monday – Saturday: 7 AM – 9 PM
Sunday: 8 AM – 9 PM

Hours are extended for special events.

Gypsy Beans, a traditionally styled European coffee house and bistro, is an independent, locally owned bakery café located in the Gordon Square Arts District in the Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood. Featuring select locally Roasted Coffees, a variety of Pastries & Desserts, and a Bistro Menu that focuses on the freshest seasonal ingredients prepared with worldly influences.

Gypsy Beans is located on the Southeast corner of West 65th and Detroit Avenue.

Jaworski's Meats

7545 Pearl Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Tuesday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Johnny's Little Bar

614 Frankfort Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday - Saturday 11:30 AM – 2:30 AM (Food served until 1:00 AM)
Sunday 4:00 PM – 2:30 AM (Food served til 1:00 AM)

Johnny's on Fulton

3164 Fulton Road, Cleveland, OH 44109
Thursday & Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday – Thursday 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Friday & Saturday 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sunday Closed

Opening in the 1920’s as Louise’s Garden, a restaurant that would flourish into the most reputable dining establishment inCleveland. The restaurant was renamed “Johnny’s Bar” in 1952. Known for serving authentic Northern Italian Cuisine in an inviting atmosphere, this Cleveland landmark is a must visit establishment for both locals and visitors toClevelandlooking for a memorable dining experience.


1404 West 29th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday - Friday: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 Noon - 2:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 Noon - 12:00 Midnight

Jukebox is a music-centric bar with a neighborhood tavern feel, located in Ohio City's blossoming Hingetown community. The jukebox catalog rotates monthly to feature new music, upcoming in-town artists, iconic records from Rock Hall inductees, along with customer suggestions and old favorites. The chef designed food menu is anchored with over 10 homemade pierogi recipes, accompanied by a robust appetizer and sandwich list. The beverage menu is highlighted with 12 rotating craft drafts, signature cocktails and a variety of wines. Weekly events include Tuesday's Vinyl Night & Wednesday's Music Trivia.

Le Petit Triangle Cafι

1881 Fulton Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday – Thursday: 10 AM – 10 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM – 11 PM
Sunday: 10 AM – 9 PM

Lobby Court Bar

Renaissance Hotel Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44113
Sunday – Thursday: 11 AM – 11 PM
Friday – Saturday: 11 AM – 1 AM

Gather in the Lobby Court Bar to meet with colleagues and grab a bite. Featuring signature cocktails and an engaging atmosphere, this downtown Cleveland restaurant’s convenient Public Square location is ideal for a late night dinner.

Luna Bakery Cafι

2482 Fairmount Boulevard, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
Monday – Friday: 7 AM – 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 8 AM – 5 PM

Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream

Ohio City Kitchen & Shop

1867 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Sunday – Thursday: 11 AM – 10 PM
Friday & Saturday: 11 AM – 11 PM

Show a CIFF41 pass or ticket stub and receive $1 off any menu item. Offer valid March 29 - April 9, 2017. Restrictions may apply.

Parker's Downtown in The Kimpton Schofield Hotel

2000 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
Monday - Friday: 7 AM - 10:30 AM

Monday - Friday: 11:30 AM - 2 PM

Sunday - Thursday: 5 PM - 11 PM
Friday & Saturday: 5 PM - 12 AM

Saturday & Sunday: 8 AM - 2 PM

As an homage to all that is good about Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, Parker’s Downtown in The Kimpton Schofield Hotel offers an urban dining menu with many tweaked favorite dishes, an array of daily/weekly specials for willing diners and a collection of beers, wines and cocktails that refresh and enthuse the brain, palate and spirit.

Sainato's at Rivergate

Italian Family Eatery

1852 Columbus Road, Cleveland, OH 44113
Monday–Thursday: 10 AM – 10PM
Friday–Saturday: 10 AM – 11 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM – 6 PM

Friendly, family-run Italian restaurant and sports bar nestled on the banks of the Cuyahoga River in the emerging Rivergate District.

Founded in 1972 on the simple principal of offering people quality food for an affordable price in a warm environment is exactly what Sainato's at Rivergate is today!

Dine in, order out, call in for delivery or catch the big game! We've got something for everyone!

Soho Chicken + Whiskey

1889 West 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday 5 PM – 10 PM
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11 AM – 2 PM

Located in Cleveland's Ohio City neighborhood

Sushi 86

509 Prospect Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114
Monday – Thursday: 11 AM – 9 PM
Friday: 11 AM – 10 PM
Sunday: Closed

Located in Cleveland's Gateway District

The Tea Lab

530 Euclid Avenue #17, Cleveland, OH 44114
Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 3 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 2 PM

Visit the Lakewood location if you're on the west side: 14534 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107 (Open Monday - Friday, 8AM - 7PM and Saturday, 9AM - 6PM).

Warehouse District

The Warehouse District, just steps from Tower City to the west, invites you relax and enjoy yourselves in restaurants, eateries and neighborhood bars. For more information, visit

Wonder Bar

2044 East 4th Street, Cleveland, OH 44115
Tuesday – Thursday: 5 PM – 11 PM
Friday & Saturday: 5 PM – 2 AM

Happy Hour: Tuesday – Friday, 5 PM – 7 PM

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