Michael Symon Restaurants

B Spot Burgers
Courtesy of B Spot Burgers

Cleveland native and Food Network Iron Chef has three restaurants in the great Cleveland area as well as one in Detroit. Cleveland's favorite chef has also written a cookbook and appears on the Food Network and Cooking Channel on such shows as "Cook like an Iron Chef" and "Food Feuds."

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    Located in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District, Lola Bistro is the signature restaurant of Food Network star, Michael Symon. The food is eclectic and well-conceived, making use of regional produce and meats. Lola is open for lunch Monday through Friday and for dinner seven nights a week. Reservations are a good idea.

    2058 E. 4th St.
    Cleveland, OH

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    B Spot Burgers
    Courtesy of B Spot Burgers

    The B-Spot originally opened in Woodmere, in Eton Shopping Center, in 2009. Two other locations opened in Strongsville and Westlake (at Crocker Park). There is also a location in Quicken Loans Arena that is open only for Cleveland Cavaliers games. The concept of these Symon restaurants is good, simple food in a casual setting. Menu highlights include a choice of 16 burgers (try the porky burger with pulled pork, cole slaw, bbq sauce, and bacon), six variations on the bologna sandwich, and seven Bad A** shakes.

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    B-Spot at Horseshoe Casino Cleveland

    Symon's B-Spot is one of three food vendors at the food court in the new Horseshoe Casino Cleveland. The outlet, which is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 am to midnight and Friday and Saturday from 11 am to 2 am, serves B-Spot favorites including burgers, brats, and beer.

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    Symon opened the huge (8,000-square foot) "Roast" in the historic Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in downtown Detroit in the fall of 2008. The eatery was named the 2009 Restaurant of the Year by the Detroit Free Press.

    1128 Washington Blvd.
    Detroit, MI 48226