This Inconspicuous Cleveland Diner Has Some Of The Best Simple Eats Around

Have you ever made someone a simple dish like, for example, a grilled cheese sandwich, and watched their face light up? “This is the best grilled cheese ever,” they say, and you almost have to chuckle because it was just so easy to make. Of course, Clevelanders know the epic potential of grilled cheese sandwiches, thanks to ground-breaking restaurants like Melt, but this scenario demonstrates how sometimes the simplest-sounding food is the best. It all has to do with ingredients, technique, and love that’s tenderly added in. That is what makes diner food so delectable, and we’re about to take a trip to a Cleveland diner where homemade dishes are the star of the show.

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Each dish shines like a star in this Old Hollywood inspired escape. Locals love the classic options on their menu, and the charming decor is enough to make both picky and adventurous eaters crave a visit.

Have you dined at Gene’s Place? What’s your favorite dish on the menu? Let us know in the comments below!

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