Visit These Great Spots in Cleveland Where You Can Mingle With Singles!

The dating scene in Cleveland isn’t as dead as some people may think – if you know where to look! Singles all around the city know how challenging it can be to go out and have fun with someone new, especially if you don’t check out new locations! We asked the members of who live in the Cleveland area where are some of their favorite places to meet singles and here are their top choices!

1. Parker’s Downtown

Parker’s Downtown and river

Parker’s Downtown is everything good about Northeast Ohio and Cleveland and you can find it in the Kimpton Schofield Hotel. The food served here is made from locally sourced ingredients, which executive chef, Andrew Gorski, feels sets Parker’s Downtown apart from the competition. The atmosphere here is relaxed, welcoming, and not-at-all pretentious! This is the place to be when you want to enjoy a variety of beers, wines, or cocktails while having your mind and palate tantalized!

Visit Them At:
2000 E. Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 357-2680
Thursday: 7:00a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

2. The Plum

inside The Plum

If you’re a reader of Cleveland Magazine, then you already know about The Plum! The magazine named The Plum the best new restaurant 2017 and it is no surprise! The fare offered by The Plum includes dishes like General Tso’s Whole Fried Chicken, Whole Barbecued Fish, Roasted Acorn Squash, and Creamed Spelt, to name a few. They offer a vast drink menu, whether you want a cocktail, a wine, or beer. Of course, if you want to keep your wits about you while trying to sweep a lady off her feet, you can have a nonalcoholic beverage like tea, coffee, or a selection of soda pop that you usually don’t find in a restaurant!

Visit Them At:
4133 Lorain Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 938-8711
Tuesday to Saturday: 4:00 p.m. – Close

3. Margaritaville

inside the Margaritaville

If ever there was a place you could go to let down your hair, have fun, enjoy lively music, and feel like you aren’t freezing in Cleveland, Margaritaville is a place you’ve got to go. Though this is a franchise, that doesn’t mean it can’t be one of the best places to meet locals! People will come here to have fun, enjoy great music, dine on food with a kick, while sipping on their favorite libation. Of all the franchises you could go to, Margaritaville stands out because the atmosphere is like one big party! You’ve got to experience it for yourself to fully understand the appeal!

Visit Them At:
East Bank Flats 1150 Front Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 615-8855
Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Friday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

4. The Wine Spot

wine in wineglasses

One of the best ways that you can get to know someone is by sharing a glass of wine together and chatting! Cleveland locals know this and that’s why they flock to The Wine Spot. Here, you’ll be able to enjoy a vast variety of wine and beer. The venue has a very neighborhood feel, making patrons feel welcome and like they are visiting friends, rather than just having a drink. What’s really fund about the Wine Spot is it doubles as The Art Spot, which is a student-run art gallery of the Cleveland Institute of Art! Drinks, good company, and art – what more could you ask for?

Visit Them At:
2271 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 342-3623
Monday: 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday to Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sundays: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5. Amp 150

Inside the Amp-150

Amp 150 is one of those places that you go when you want to enjoy flavorful, delicious food that is a little different than your normal bar fare. The open and casual setting here makes it easy to chat it up with someone nearby, whether you want to ask for their phone number, offer to buy a drink, or just make polite chit chat while you wait for meal, whether it be breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Visit Them At:
4277 W 150th St.
(Inside the Cleveland Airport Marriott)
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 706-8787
Sunday: 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Monday to Thursday: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

6. The Fairmount

Inside The Fairmount

The Fairmount is a family owned business and they strive to make everyone feel like part of the family! This venue calls to those who are trendy, creative, and have a bit of edginess. The Fairmount offers a great selection of drink and food, but they also support the arts and Cleveland’s artists. Folks come to The Fairmount when they want to show off their works of art in a unique space that isn’t your traditional gallery. The art is always changing and it is rare to see the same exhibit of work twice! Who knows, you may even be able to meet the artist, get their insights on their work, and maybe even offer to buy a drink.

Visit Them At:
2448 Fairmount Blvd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
(216) 229-9463
Monday to Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Saturday to Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

7. Drink Bar and Grill

inside the Drink Bar and Grill

Drink: the name says it all, doesn’t it? What once was a Mexican restaurant is now one of Cleveland’s classiest cocktail lounges. People who come to Drink aren’t looking for the typical bar scene, but instead they want a classy experience where they can take a step back into time and experience a small bit of the nightlife of the post-prohibition era. You can sate your thirst with a selection of cocktails or craft beers, but also dine on some of the best food in the city.

Visit Them At:
4250 Pearl Rd.
Cleveland, Oh, 44109
(216) 661-7543
Tuesday to Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Friday to Saturday: 4:00 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

8. Luca Italian Cuisine

inside the Luca Italian Cuisine

Luca Italian Cuisine is the place where you want to go for authentic Italian cuisine, enjoy robust wine, and meet someone new. This local favorite strives to provide their guests with a memorable visit, each and every time. Luca boasts over 100 bottles of wine, and you could even ask the in house sommelier (who happens to be the General Manager and wife to the owner) for the perfect wine to have with your dish. If you’re ever looking for a romantic place to bring a date, Luca Italian Cuisine is sure to impress.

Visit Them At:
2100 Superior Viaduct
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 862-2761
Monday to Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday to Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

9. Barley House

inside the Barley House

Barley House can be found in the heart of Cleveland’s Warehouse District. During the day, you can dine on traditional American cuisine and sip on over 20 craft beers. There are also 20 televisions so that you never miss a game. However, if you want to stick around and hang out at night, you won’t be disappointed. Once the day turns into night, Barley House becomes one of the best places to experience Cleveland’s nightlife. Whether you want to enjoy a good meal on your lunch break, have a cocktail for happy hour, or live it up and flirt with singles, Barley House is your one-stop shop!

Visit Them At:
1261 W 6th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 623-1700
Every Day: 11 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.

10. Dive Bar

inside the Dive Bar

Don’t be fooled by the name – Dive Bar isn’t your average dive bar! Not too many dive bars ranks as the best of the best, after all. Now, there’s no denying that you can enjoy a frosty cold beer (and other libations) here, but what really sets Dive Bar apart is that there is an apartment above the bar that you can rent to celebrate an event with your friends. With the rental, you get the space for a night and there is a fully stocked refrigerator with your preferred beverage, but you also get bottle service and a server to help make your night truly memorable. Pretty cool, right?!

Visit Them At:
Downstairs at 1214 West 6th Street
Cleveland’s Warehouse District
(216) 408-2314
Thursday to Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Saturday: 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

11. Anatomy Ultra Lounge

party in Anatomy Ultra Lounge

After a long week, you’re probably going to want to go somewhere that you can let down your hair, have fun, and be around like-minded people. You can find all that when you go to Anatomy Ultra Lounge located in Downtown Cleveland. Anatomy has everything you need to have a great night: food catering, DJs and other music options, photographers and photo booths. You can also book the space for a party if you want where models, dancers, MCs, and professional hosts can make your night truly memorable.

Visit Them At:
1299 West 9th Street
Cleveland, Oh 44113
(216) 363-1113
Friday: 9:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Saturday: 8:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

12. The Brother’s Lounge

inside the The Brother’s Lounge

The Brother’s Lounge is a vintage establishment that features three distinct bars that provides you with every option under the sun – regardless of what you’re looking for, be it a neighborhood pub, a wine bar, or concert hall. You can even float from each of the three bars for a full date night without having to go from one place to another. When you check out The Brother’s Lounge, you won’t be disappointed!

Visit Them At:
11609 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 226-2767
Monday to Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Saturday: 3:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

13. Vibe Bar + Patio

inside the Vibe Bar

As a member of the LGBTQ community, it may not be the easiest to meet people at your average bar. We hear you and that is why we had to include Vibe Bar + Patio on our list! You can go to Vibe and be certain that you’ll be surrounded by great people, enjoy great drinks, and mingle on the large patio. There are always daily specials being offered at Vibe, so you won’t go broke if you love the vibe at Vibe and want to spend several hours there!

Visit Them At:
11633 Lorain Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 476-1970
Monday to Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Friday to Saturday: 3:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.

14. Jukebox


As the name would imply, Jukebox is a music-centric bar that has that neighborhood tavern feel. This place is located in the up and coming Hingetown community and it continues to grow in its popularity. Jukebox’s music catalog includes the latest releases, but also classic tunes, rare tracks, and so much more. The catalog is always changing so that you never get bored with the music. Of course, you can also get great food that, while it is simple fare, it is incredibly delicious. The beer list is quite impressive and you’ll have fun tasting them all (hopefully not in one visit!)!

Visit Them At:
1404 W. 29th ST.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 206-7699
Monday to Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Now, if you don’t have time to get out and meet people at any of these locations, you could always stay home and log onto If you don’t have a membership, you can easily sign up for one! We can assure you that the people you meet on our dating service will be welcoming, exciting, fun, and ready to chat with someone like you!

What have you go to lose besides another boring Friday night alone? Go out there and meet sexy singles, whether it is at one of these locations or online!