Home to more than 100 small businesses, the Cedar Lee district encompasses a one -mile stretch of Lee Road from Dellwood, north to Superior. Bordered by tree-lined residential streets, this pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is home to Heights High, the main branch of the Heights Library, Dobama Theatre, and the City’s outdoor summer performance venue, Cain Park.
Boasting a unique roster of local merchants, several have been serving the community for generations. From award-winning services, recognized restaurants, art, shops, music and nightlife, Cedar Lee is a great place to impress a first date, catch the game, meet a client for coffee or just unwind with good friends. Known for quality customer service, residents and visitors can enjoy authentic “Main Street” hospitality.
The Cedar Lee Theatre is a long-standing district anchor, with regional appeal. Attracting film fans since 1925, the theatre offers multiple screens, and is the premier destination for independent films, nationally broadcasted theater performances, special screenings, and was the first home to the Cleveland International Film Festival.
With over two dozen places to dine, visitors to the Cedar Lee district can experience a wide selection of palate-pleasing adventures. From hearty burgers to locally-sourced BBQ, from Ethiopian, Moroccan, and Turkish cuisine to Italian, Chinese and Southwest fare, it’s a foodie paradise on Lee Road. Customers can enjoy freshly prepared sandwiches, scrumptious pastries, artisan breads, vegan & vegetarian menu options, pizza and salads. Mitchell’s Chocolates are hand-dipped, recognized worldwide, and have been bringing smiles to customers for over 75 years.
Looking for a casual spot for craft beer, wine or cocktails? Visit one of our neighborhood pubs, wine bars or taverns. The district is home to The BottleHouse Brewery, Boss Dog Brewing Company and CLE Urban Winery. These popular nightlife destinations manufacturer craft beer, mead and wine on-premise, and offer award-winning libation for retail purchase. These purveyors also host a variety of activities such as community forums, live music, tastings, fundraisers and private events.
Make Lee Road your one-stop destination. Find everything you need from yoga classes at the Atma Center to quality meats, produce, sushi and spirits at Zagara’s Marketplace, an independently-owned grocery store. In addition, the district offers services from architects, banks, medical/dental practices as well as a spa, drugstores, barbershops, HVAC services, and top-rated auto repair from trusted technicians.
Enjoy visits to Heights Arts gallery to experience enriching exhibits from area artists or to catch a classical music performance. Stop by Heights Music Shop for guitar sales, service and intimate shop concerts by favorite local performers. Health and fitness fans can enjoy first-rate service and quality inventory at Cleveland Running Company or at Cain Park Bicycle. S’Wonderful Gifts offers goods, gifts, jewelry and cards to celebrate life’s milestones.
For a complete list of destinations and services visit www.cedarlee.org.