CLEVELAND — Editor's note: Video in the player at the top of this story was originally published on Oct. 14, 2019.
Cleveland Latino Restaurant week will give you the opportunity to explore and experience the local Latino cuisine scene in Greater Cleveland. Established in 2017 by The Northeast Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the mission of the week-long event is to support and promote local Latino restaurant owners. This event is being held during Hispanic Heritage Month from Sunday, Oct. 3 to Saturday, Oct. 9.
There are more than 10 restaurants participating, featuring Puerto Rican, Dominican and Mexican cuisine and more.
The Cleveland Restaurant Week menu includes empanadas, rice bowls, tacos, guava cheesecake and more. To view the menu, click here. And for the first time, Columbus and Cincinnati will also host a Latino Restaurant Week.
“The idea is to really encourage people to attend Latino restaurants,” says Jenice Contreras, executive director of Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development. “Anyone can participate in Cleveland Latino Restaurant Week.”
All you need to do is visit a participating restaurant during and ask about their Cleveland Latino Restaurant Week offerings, which could include a discount or special menu item.
For more information and a list of participating restaurants click here. You can also call 216-281-4422.