Heck's Cafe

Cleveland
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Heck's Cafe

2927 Bridge Ave

Cleveland, OH 44113

This converted 18th century townhouse (winding iron stairs, scuffed mosaic evocative of an Italian café, greenhouse-like dining room sporting lush fauna) offers refined takes on traditional American fare. Take the Heckburger, for example, which elevates the popular sandwich to a winning combination of fresh-griddled beef, onions, and American cheese; of the brunch menu, the braised short rib hash with sunnyside eggs, herb potato cake, and sour cream is the clear standout. Combined with New World wine offerings, a beer menu of popular bottles ranging from Bud Lite to Lagunitas, and a martini-centric list of specialty cocktails, Heck's Cafe makes for a heck of a good time. While the beer menu features popular brands like Budweiser and Stella Artois, the speciality cocktails