Best Bars For Ladies Night Out In Cleveland

June 30, 2016 8:00 AM

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One of the best things about Cleveland‘s bar scene is its diversity. In addition to being home to several great sports bars, the CLE also features upscale wine bars, pubs and clubs, many of which make it a point to include drink discounts and special events especially for female patrons. It’s that commitment to providing unique experiences for alcohol enthusiasts of varying backgrounds that makes Cleveland’s resurgent downtown area so appealing. Here’s a rundown of the five best bars in Cleveland for a ladies night out.
The Venue Bistro & Wine Bar 
6384 Pearl Road
Parma Heights, OH 44130
(440) 888-0848

A lovely old world style bistro, The Venue delights customers with its classic Mediterranean aesthetic, robust wine list and selection of delicious flatbread sandwiches. The bistro is also notable for featuring excellent female-centric events. Recently, the Venue hosted Ladies Night Out, which provided area women the opportunity to peruse the wares of 30 different local businesses while enjoying some drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Check out the Venue’s website to find out the date of it next ladies’ night event.

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Bullfrog’s Sports Café
33137 Center Ridge Road
North Ridgeville, OH 44039
(440) 327-3764

Bullfrog’s Sports Café is the best kind of sports bar; one with plenty of HDTVs and a wide range of craft beer and tasty wings, sandwiches and burgers. This cafe has gained a reputation as one of the most fun bars in the city because of it’s exciting live music performances and its engrossing trivia nights. That makes a great place to visit during one of its Thursday Night Ladies Night shopping or for putting away a few cold ones after work with the girls. Bullfrog’s also takes reservations for private events, so it’s ideal local for a downtown bachelorette party.

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Olivor Twist
4061 Erie Street
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 946-0900

Olivor Twist is a whimsically named bar’s that has an array of flavorful cocktails and quality lunch and dinner menus that make it fantastic any bar. Olivor Twist’s Margherita pizza or grilled vegetable wraps and decadent Almond Joy martini make for ideal lunch with friends. And pair a few bottles of Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc with some small plate seared scallops or large plate Pasta el Diablo makes will make for an ideal catching up with old friends dinner. Also, the bar is a great brunch spot because ladies can get $6 martinis and half off homemade pizza Wednesdays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Bodega Restaurant And Lounge
1854 Coventry Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
(216) 932-3060

One of Cleveland Height’s hidden gems, Bodega Restaurant and Lounge is a sophisticated venue that specializes in tapas, small plates and delicious Moroccan cuisine. The restaurant and bar also features live music one Fridays and Saturdays for those seeking a lively way to end the work week with friends and co-workers. It also features a unique ladies’ special. Tuesday nights, bottles of wine and tapas are 50 percent off for women while men can get 50 percent bottles of wine, so its works equal well for dates and girls nights outs.

Market Avenue Wine Bar
2521 Market Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 696-9463

The Market Avenue Wine Bar is an elegant and stylish lounge that’s perfect for celebrating that that formal occasion. The bar has an extensive wine list that is updated by season, but it also offers a range craft beers and cocktails. Besides, its host of locally sourced hors d’oeuvres, which includes stuffed peppadew peppers and baked brie and baguette make for some sophisticated snacking. And Market Avenue’s  lushly appointed central area is perfect for a classy bachelorette or birthday party.

Mario McKellop is a freelance writer who has covered the pop culture beat since 2010.

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