Road Trip: Cleveland – Breakfast @ Lucky’s Cafe

Last weekend was a long weekend in Canada as we celebrated Victoria Day on Monday, May 21st. As such, a lot of people head to their cottages, while some go on trips. I went on a road trip with two friends to Cleveland, OH to visit some of their restaurants and see a few sites.

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We headed to Fort Erie, ON on Saturday night to cross the Peace Bridge which takes us across to Buffalo, NY and hopped on the I-90 and drove 5 hours to Cleveland. We were 30 minutes east of Cleveland and it was quite early Sunday morning, but too late to make a motel stay worthwhile, so we decided to pass the time at a rest stop.

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After the sun rose, we made our way to Cleveland and on to our first stop for breakfast…Lucky’s Cafe. Our plan, however, hit a little bit of a snag. We had to make a few detours and waited to cross the street since a number of city streets were closed off for the Cleveland Marathon.

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We finally made it to Lucky’s Cafe in Cleveland’s Tremont neighbourhood. It was a nice, quaint restaurant with both inside and outside seating. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, also willing to suggest other restaurants around the city to check out.

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Some of the fascinating aspects of this restaurant are: they grow their own herbs and some vegetables; and, they source the rest of their ingredients locally, within a hundred mile radius encompassing the state of Ohio.

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For my beverage, I ordered their special smoothie of the day, a blueberry, pineapple, and banana mix topped with whipped cream. The smoothie was very filling, and could’ve been a meal all itself. Did I mention, it tasted awesome? It was like a blended fresh fruit patch!

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For my meal, I ordered the Biscuits & Gravy ($12.25), which consisted of freshly baked biscuits, sausage gravy, and soft scrambled eggs served with potatoes and grapes. The cheddar scallion biscuits was a great way to start the day, especially when smothered with their homemade sausage gravy that tickled my taste buds. Definitely a great place, and would definitely visit again whenever I return to Cleveland.

Corn Cob Rating:
Overall = 4.75 out of 5
Food = 5 out of 5
Service = 4.5 out of 5
Dining Space/Atmosphere = 4.5 out of 5
Value = 5 out of 5

Lucky’s Cafe
777 Starkweather Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
Tel #: 216-622-7773
Twitter: @luckyscafe
URL: http://luckyscafe.com

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