The Best Takeout Restaurants in Cleveland, OH

One of the best parts of living in Cleveland is the ability to find great food in almost any style. Over the past couple of years, restaurants and customers alike have come to rely more on takeout and delivery. Here is a list of seven of our favorite takeout restaurants in Cleveland for those looking for an easy and delicious meal.

Takeout Container on an Empty Street

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Located in the Larchmere district, Batuqui is a Brazilian restaurant founded by chefs from the Minas, Gerais, and Bahia regions of eastern Brazil. In business since 2015, the restaurant brings the rich and complex flavors of Brazilian cuisine to Cleveland and Chagrin Falls. Some of Batuqui’s classic Brazilian dishes include Feijoada, a rich dish of stewed black beans and pork, Picanha Acebolada, a Brazilian steakhouse favorite, and Moqueca Baiana, a traditional fish stew from the state of Bahia.

To complement its extensive menu, Batuqui serves a variety of wines, beers, and cocktails, such as the classic Caipirinha, as well as desserts and coffee. You can order takeout or delivery online from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Sunday. If you’re looking for a delicious, out-of-the-ordinary meal, consider Batuqui next time you’re feeling ready for takeout.


From 1981 until today, Angelo’s has grown from a little-known pizza spot in Lakewood to one of Ohio’s most popular and iconic pizzerias. It is home to award-winning pizzas that feature homemade dough and sauce recipes perfected over 40 years. Diners at Angelo’s can choose between classics like meat lovers and Hawaiian, as well as a range of specialty gourmet offerings like the Acapulco BBQ pizza and the Seafood Pizza.

Besides its famous pizzas, Angelo’s offers a range of appetizers like wings and fries, as well as salads, pastas, and sandwiches. Angelo’s offers Clevelanders takeout and delivery from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. If some of Ohio’s best pizza sounds appetizing, swing by Angelo’s and see what the buzz is about.

Herb’n Twine

Clevelanders looking for an above-average sandwich experience can’t miss Herb’n Twine in Ohio City. The Herb’n Twine staff bakes its fresh bread daily and serves it until they run out Tuesday through Saturday. The restaurant features a small menu of gourmet soups and sandwiches that rotate regularly, alongside a few permanent staples. Some of its offerings have included a Nashville-style hot chicken sandwich, a gourmet grilled cheese, a shaved prime rib sandwich, and the classic turkey club.

Boaz Cafe

Mediterranean food is a classic choice for health-conscious dinners who don’t want to miss out on flavor. Boaz Cafe in Ohio City and University Heights offers Clevelanders exactly that, with its unique take on Lebanese cuisine. The restaurant offers many Mediterranean classics like falafel and shawarma alongside fresh-squeezed juices and smoothies.

Boaz Cafe also offers a unique twist with its build-your-own Mediterranean bowls and rolled pitas sandwiches. Some of Boaz’s delicious rolled pita options include beef and chicken shawarma, lamb, chicken curry, and falafel. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Customers in need of excellent Mediterranean food can order online at the Boaz Cafe website.

Slyman’s Deli

When people talk about true Cleveland classics, Slyman’s Deli in downtown Cleveland is likely to be near the top of the list. Slyman’s is a true Cleveland staple, with the original restaurant dating from 1964. The deli is known as the “Home of the biggest and best corned beef sandwich” and that dish has been at the center of its menu and its popularity since their opening almost 60 years ago.

Besides the famous corned beef sandwich on rye, the deli offers a variety of other corned beef breakfast dishes, classic breakfast sandwiches, and omelettes. Later in the day, visitors can enjoy a variety of cold sandwiches and melts as well as hamburgers. Slyman’s also sells its famous corned beef and other deli products by the pound. The deli is open for takeout between 8:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers its breakfast menu all day.

Wonton Gourmet & BBQ

Chinese food is a favorite with takeout dinners, and customers in Cleveland won’t be disappointed by Wonton Gourmet & BBQ. This traditional Chinese restaurant serves a wide variety of classics from its unassuming storefront in downtown Cleveland. While Wonton gourmet has a special focus on Cantonese food, its huge menu offers dishes from all over China, including chow mein, lo mein, fried rice, chop suey, a variety of rice dishes, congee, hot pot, and noodle soups.

Wonton Gourmet is open from 10:50 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. every day except Tuesday for both dine-in and carryout. Hungry customers can place an order online for either takeout or delivery. Next time you’re in the mood for high-quality Asian food, stop by Wonton Gourmet & BBQ downtown.

Citizen Pie

Since pizza is everyone’s favorite takeout option, we’ll round out our list with another of Cleveland’s excellent pizzerias. Citizen Pie was founded by a Lithuanian immigrant to the United States whose drive towards pizza perfection led him to study pizza-making in Naples. The business now counts three locations in Cleveland, including Collinwood, Ohio City and East 4th St.

Citizen pie offers mouthwatering pizzas baked in a wood-fired oven on dough that’s made fresh every day. The menu includes classics like the margherita and pepperoni, as well as unique options inspired by Italian culinary traditions, such as the Puttanesca, the Cacio e Pepe, and the Roman. Customers can also build their own pizza or enjoy a calzone. Citizen Pie also offers a small selection of beverages, beer, and wine. If you’re hungry for pizza, head over to Citizen Pie’s website to order online.

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