OLD WORLD EATS

 Eats, Sweets & Famous Streets

Do you love to eat? This 2 to3-hour excursion makes stops at some of the best local markets, bakeries and small food stores in Cleveland, offering unique specialties from around the world and back to CLE.  The tour can be catered to your tastes—experience Hungarian Napoleons, Polish pierogi, homemade Italian sausage & pasta or Greek baklawa. Cleveland has it all! Not only can you shop ‘til you drop, you will see popular city sights like University Circle, Edgewater Lakefront Park, Playhouse Square, and The Flats. (dependent on time and places selected)

Some of our favorite, family-run businesses—we will bring a cooler!

DOWNTOWN

  • Aladdin’s- Home of the pita, Mediterranean deli and bakery 
  • Heinens-Regional family-owned supermarket located in a beautiful, historic bank building with murals and stained-glass dome
  • Peterson’s Gourmet Nuts-Wide variety of fresh nuts and tasty snacks 

MIDTOWN

  • Asiatown Plaza – Grocery, natural herb retailer, gift shop, restaurants 
  • Gallucci’s-For 85 years and started by an Italian immigrant; Gallucci’s market sells wine, wide selection of imports, prepared Italian food, meats and cheeses
  • Vienna Distributing-Famous for its “sliced while you wait” corned beef, hot dogs and deli meats
  • Slymans- The go-to restaurant for piled high corned beef sandwiches

OHIO CITY

  • Farkas Pastry Shoppe-Old world quality European desserts following original recipes
  • Hansa Imports & Brewery-Specializes in authentic food, beverages and beer from Eastern Europe 
  • West Side Market- Nearly 100 food and produce vendors in the 1912 Markethouse 
  • Popcorn, Candy and Spice shops near by

PARMA 

  • LVIV and Bazar – Small Eastern European grocery with tasty bread specialties, meats, and Ukrainian handicrafts
  • Mama Maria Salo’s Ukrainian Village Kitchen – Cozy café with homemade hot and cold meal items, eat-in or to-go
  • Rudy’s Strudel since 1948 – Wide selection of pierogis, strudels, kolachki, and sweet and savory paczki
  • B.A. Sweetie – 40,000 square foot candy store with all your favorites
  • Malley’s Chocolates – Cleveland’s hometown chocolate store with classic confectionary delights
  • Also in the neighborhood, The Krakow Deli, Colozza’s Bakery, State Meats known for Kielbasa