The Timeless Cleveland Cafe That’s Been Serving Drinks For Decades

Much has happened in the last century in Cleveland. The Cleveland Orchestra celebrated its first birthday in 1919, and it was that year that the infamous May Day Riots broke out. In 1920, the Cleveland Indians won the World Series and set many records along the way. Beginning in 1920, Prohibition was loosely enforced in Cleveland and its influence lingered in the law books until 1933. Wars were fought, industry transformed and changed, and Cleveland’s own landscape changed significantly. Throughout it all, one cozy tavern has persisted, and it can officially boast of one century of business this year.

Hotz Cafe is open Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and on Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight. The cafe is closed on Sunday & Monday. For more information about this historic eatery, visit its Facebook page here.

There’s so much history in this one tavern that it’s almost mindblowing. When did you first visit Hotz Café?

Love traveling through time? You’ll adore stepping back to a simpler era in this historic barn-turned-steakhouse near Cleveland.