Ultimate Singles Guide

From a trendy restaurant or bar to a hot dance club or rockin music venue, find the best singles spots in Cleveland.

Updated: July 30, 2004

For Party Types

Fishbones Beer Farm

750 Prospect Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44115

Lounge-worthy couches make this tumbleweed-decorated saloon a hookup heaven.

Funky Buddha

1360 W Ninth St, Cleveland, OH 44113

The dance beats go on (and on) in this hipster hangout, which is lit like an Oriental gumball machine.

Bo Loong Chinese Restaurant

3922 Saint Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114

Killer karaoke is the late-night icebreaker at this funky dim sum palace.

Old Angle Tavern

1848 W 25TH St, Cleveland, OH 44113

Singles mingle around the fireplace in this Irish hideaway, which boasts plenty of pub appeal.

Sushi Rock

1276 W Sixth St, Cleveland, OH 44113

Stylish sake sippers merge with a clubbing crowd at this spirited sushi stop--especially on half-price Wednesdays.

For Rockin' Types


1295 Old River Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113

You might meet your match in line outside at this hard-rock haven.

Blind Pig

1228 W Sixth St, Cleveland, OH 44113

This downtown dive bar offers blues, billiards and $2 drafts to a crowd of singles.

Beachland Ballroom & Tavern

15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH 44110

A boisterous buzz and an ear-popping talent roster make this music hall a favored place for rockin' rendezvous.


2083 E 21st St, Cleveland, OH 44115

This campus club draws revelers of all ages with its year-round Spring Break vibe.

For 30-Something Types

The Blonde - Martini & Wine Establishment

6901 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131

Flair and finesse make this kitschy and cool Euro wine bar popular with single professionals.


12383 CEDAR Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Flirt till it hurts across this quiet, brass-railed bar, which is popular with knowledgeable nocturnal types.

Cleveland Bop Stop

2920 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

A fieldstone fireplace and first-class jazz acts attract chic singles who revel in being all grown up.

Fat Fish Blue

21 Prospect Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

Low-down blues and haute gumbo draw potential soul mates to this classic, palm tree-laden Cajun spot.

For Artsy Types

Cleveland Museum of Art

11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

During open-mic nights, poetry and arty singles prevail at the museum's Still Lifes Cafe.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

1 Wade Oval Dr, University Circle, Cleveland, OH 44106

Are men from Mars? Are women from Venus? Bump heads as you stargaze through the observatory telescope.


2058 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115

Something's always simmering at these co-ed cooking classes, held in a trendy Tremont bistro.

Talkies Film & Coffee Bar

2521 Market Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

Movie lovers congregate at this Market Square java joint for lively conversation-- lights, coffee, action.