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Top 25 most photographed businesses in Cleveland



Yelp Cleveland’s Top 25 Most Photographed Businesses is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also full of restaurants, cultural attractions and historic landmarks. From fine dining to quirky museums — find them all in the top 25 most photographed businesses in Cleveland.

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Topping this year’s most photographed businesses list is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum, Cleveland’s beloved museum celebrating our city as the birthplace of rock and roll.

Pro-tip: You’re going to want to make a note of these spots, so we made it easy for you. For great businesses at your fingertips, get the top 25 most photographed businesses to-go. Follow this collection on Yelp.

  1. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – (Downtown Cleveland)

What they’re known for: Experiential exhibits, live music and family fun

Yelpers say: “They have an incredible selection of extremely rare items from some of the most influential and talented musicians on the planet. Super cool place to check out, with a lot of rich history and information you won’t find elsewhere or even knew existed.” –Wayne W.

2. West Side Market – (Ohio City)

What they’re known for: Award-winning market hall of award-winning diverse vendors

Yelpers say: “We came here to get lunch and basically ate our way around the world. There’s so many fresh made ready to eat foods, meats, veggies, fruits, sweets. Such a fun experience and everyone here is so kind and helpful!” –Whitney B.

3. The Cleveland Museum of Art – (University Circle)

What they’re known for: Internationally renowned art museum with more than 61,000 works of art from around the world

Yelpers say: “I think Cleveland’s Museum of Art is underappreciated and underutilized. It’s such an incredible space with so many beautiful pieces. After an afternoon of walking around, I finished up with a latte and a pastry enjoyed the beautiful atrium.” –Claire G.

4. A Christmas Story House & Museum – (Tremont)

What they’re known for: A 19th century Victorian house that hosted the filming of the beloved 1983 holiday film A Christmas Story

Yelpers say: “If you love Christmas and are a fan of A Christmas Story, you must go visit this museum. This is where the film took place and you can transport yourself to 1980’s and look at the house and say: “It’s a major award!” –Michel S.

5. Progressive Field – (Downtown Cleveland)

What they’re known for: Major league baseball stadium and home of the Cleveland Guardians

Yelpers say: “I love the open plaza behind the right center field fence, especially the standing area behind the bullpens. That area allows fans to stand a few feet away from the players as they go about their business. It’s a unique and welcome way to experience a ball game.” –Charley B.

6. Mabel’s BBQ – Downtown Cleveland

7. Lucky’s Cafe – Tremont

8. Cleveland Botanical Garden – University Circle

9. Great Lakes Brewing Company – Ohio City

10. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo – Old Brooklyn

11. The Bourbon Street Barrel Room – Tremont

12. The Blue Door Cafe & Bakery – Cuyahoga Falls

13. Pier W – Lakewood

14. Marble Room Steaks and Raw Bar – Downtown Cleveland

15. Butcher and the Brewer – Downtown Cleveland

16. Kinatro Sushi & Hot Pot – Old Brooklyn

17. L’Albatros – University Circle

18. Melt Bar and Grilled – Lakewood

19. Soho Chicken + Whiskey – Ohio City

20. LJ Shanghai – Asiatown

21. Barroco – Lakewood

22. Cuyahoga Valley National Park – Peninsula

23. Market Garden Brewery – Ohio City

24. Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream – Ohio City

25. Brewnuts – Gordon Square


Methodology: This is an all-time list of the most photographed businesses in the Cleveland area according to Yelp. To come up with this list, we identified businesses on Yelp, then ranked them based on how frequently users submit photos. This list looked at businesses in and around the Cleveland area. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of June 2022.

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