When visiting Cuyahoga Valley National Park, one can bring your own food into the park. If you’re looking for a restaurant environment, one needs to only drive a few minutes down the road to Brecksville, to locate some great eateries.

Honey Hut Ice Cream

Address: 7304 Chippewa Rd Brecksville, Ohio
Phone: 440-526-0606
Cuisine: Ice Cream
Price: Low
With great service and terrific ice cream, this is an excellent ice cream parlor to take the whole family.

East of Chicago Pizza

Address: 8924 Brecksville Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-546-5466
Cuisine: Pizza
Price: Low
With fantastic classic pizza, and many choices of specialty pizza, it’s no wonder this is a favorite for hungry hikers exiting the National Park.

Frankie’s Wok

Address: 8926 Brecksville Rd, Cleveland, OH 44141
Phone: 440- 546-5388
Cuisine: Chinese
Price: Low
Frankie’s always makes their food fresh everyday. You can choose to eat inside at a table, or take it to go. Good and quick service.

Tonino’s Bistro

Address: 8918 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-792-4679
Cuisine: American/Italian
Price: Medium to High
If one wants to have a more upscale dinner setting, Tonino’s is where to go. They make great pasta, and have an extensive meat menu. They even offer some nice wines.

Creekside Restaurant and Bar

Address: 8803 Brecksville Rd., Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-546-0555
Cuisine: American
Price: Medium
One has a choice to sit inside the establishment, or outside on a deck which has views of a creek. Once you’re done at the National Park, you can still get beautiful views of nature while you eat.

Austin’s Wood Fire Grille

Address: 8121 Chippewa Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-546-1003
Cuisine: Steakhouse/Seafood
Price: Medium
Austin’s has great seafood. They’re famous for their Corn Chowder. They’re also known for giving very hefty servings.

Simon’s Restaurant and Deli

Address: 7770 Chippewa Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-526-6880
Cuisine: Jewish Traditional/American
Price: Low to Medium
This old style restaurant serves one of the best chicken soups in the region. With a large array of cold cuts and fresh breads, you’ll certainly achieve that taste of home you miss.

Peppermill Pub and Grill

Address: 7011 Mill Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-838-6455
Cuisine: Italian/American
Price: Low to Medium
Great soup, and main dishes. This bar style restaurant is great for someone looking for a toned down atmosphere.

Burger Fresh

Address: 8121-B, Chippewa Road, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-546-9900
Cuisine: Fast Food
Price: Low
This burger joint has the the high end burger quality and taste, with the burger chain prices. Don’t get too many toppings. Otherwise, the great taste of the burger will get drowned out.


Address: 7360 Chippewa Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141
Phone: 440-526-2929
Cuisine: Fast Food/Subs
Price: Low
True to their internationally famous name, one can’t go wrong at Subway. They always have fresh subs and baguettes, and their meat is as lean as you can get it. You can mix and match with the toppings and sauces to customize your meal.