In operation for more than 100 years and home to as many as 100 locally owned, independent businesses, the West Side Market is the anchor of Historic Ohio City. It is an integral and treasured facet of the neighborhood, the city of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio region. The market offers a wide diversity of fresh meats, cheeses, poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables, as well as baked goods, spices, ethnic specialties, prepared foods, flowers and more.
Visit Ohio City
Welcome to the neighborhood! There are countless places to visit and neighbors to meet. Here are a few suggestions to check out in Ohio City! For a full list of neighborhood businesses, see our neighborhood guide.
West Side Market
1979 W 25th St
Ohio City Farm
2352 Bridge Avenue
The Ohio City Farm, one of the largest contiguous urban farms in the United States at nearly six acres, exists to provide fresh, local and healthy food to Cleveland’s underserved residents, boost the local food economy, and educate the community about the importance of a complete food system. While it boasts stunning views of the Cleveland skyline, the farm is a welcome break in the typical urban landscape. Tennants of the Ohio City Farm include the Refugee Response, the CMHA Green Team, and Great Lakes Brewing Company. The Farm Stand is open from 10am-1pm each Saturday from May-November.
Carnegie West Cleveland Public Library
1900 Fulton Rd
Carnegie West branch in Ohio City is the largest branch of the Cleveland Public Library system. Carnegie West opened in 1910 and its architecture can be described as modified Renaissance with elements of classical style. The library is located in triangular site surrounded by a park. The library is home to a newly remodeled children's area, themed around the Ohio City Farm. The library regularly hosts an array of cost-free programming and classes for children and adults.
La Borincana Foods
2127 Fulton Rd
La Borincana Foods offers produce and groceries from over 20 countries around the world. They pride themselves in having a wide array of international employees, as well as providing opportunities for refugees through local programs. Locals enjoy La Borincana for its unique and authentic ingredients and recognize it as one of the area’s greatest ethnic markets. This market is a great resource to provide locals with the opportunity to explore the cuisine of different countries, as well as to let communities cultivate and share their heritage away from their home lands.
R/S Room Service
2078 W 25th St
Room Service was established in 2007 as an inspiring lifestyle boutique all about great design at an attainable price point. Proudly based in Cleveland, Ohio – R/S offers goods from all over, but also works to provide a platform for locally based makers.
4401 Bridge Avenue
At Mason’s Creamery, they make small batches of handmade ice cream using the best ingredients they can source. The shop specializes in unique flavors and specialty items such as hand-pressed affogato, churro, cookie and macaron ice cream sandwiches, egg waffles, and ice cream sodas. The shop is covered with murals from local artists, and offers free scoops to neighborhood dogs.