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Toledoans like to claim they have more restaurants per capita than any other city. While that’s yet to be proven, you might start to believe it’s true during a visit here. Check out Forbes Travel Guide editors’ picks for the best places to eat in Toledo:
As Toledo’s sole Star-Rated restaurant, Final Cut Steak & Seafood stays true to its name by being a Hollywood Casino-located seafood and steak eatery. Hand cut steaks and fresh Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico seafood will pair well with any winnings (hopefully jackpots) you’ve taken home but even if Lady Luck hasn’t been on your side, the river view, signature cocktails or glasses of wine from the varied list from this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaraunt will temper any rough-luck frustration.
Open since 1980, Fifi’s Restaurant, an award-winning Toledo restaurant, serves upscale fare like steak tartar and boeuf au fromage. The moody dining rooms features Art Deco décor and, on some nights, live music.
Tucked away near the Valentine Theater, Georgio’s Café International is known for it’s fine dining. You’ll find classic starters such as escargot and marinated octopus; entrée highlights include baby spring lamb chops and tenderloin filet with sautéed shrimp.
The wine bar and bistro of Maumee Wines is well worth the short drive out of the city. Peruse the wine rack yourself or allow the owner to suggest the right pairing for your meal. You may choose to start with a cheese and fruit plate or a braised short rib slider. Entrée selections include seared duck with a raspberry demi-glace and Hawaiian sea bass.
Come to Sakura, a Japanese steakhouse, for innovative sushi rolls and cool cocktails. Its sleek setting — decked out with private rooms and hibachi tables — provides an ideal spot for large parties and business meetings.
A Toledo staple since 1921, Mancy’s Steakhouse serves top-notch food in a historic setting. Homemade bread, top-grade beef and fresh ingredients are the pride of this family-run establishment. Along with the best steaks in town, diners will find a selection of poultry, pork and seafood.