Taste of Lakewood

This year, we’re excited to announce a new indoor/outdoor venue — STUDIO WEST 117. YOU are invited to join us for a delicious day out. Admission is free, with VIP tickets sold to be seated on the rooftop deck. This year will be epic — kids games, a climbing wall, and shopping are just a few of the extras. Come see for yourself and bring the whole family!

See restaurant placement50/50 Raffle Tickets

great food, local merchants, prizes, and more

New Venue for 2023

This year’s event is taking place in the brand-new indoor/outdoor venue, Studio West 117, eliminating any worries about inclement weather. Our event will feature indoor restaurant booths, outdoor picnic areas, live music, and an outdoor merchant area with a backup indoor plan in case of rain. As if that weren’t enough, we’re also offering a spectacular rooftop deck for VIPs. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of this exciting event and show off your menu favorites to the Lakewood community. 

Join us as we celebrate our restaurants, merchants, and the community that we all thrive in.

cocktail at Western Reserve Distillers in Lakewood
Scholorships for Lakewood


The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce scholarship program, funded in part from the Taste of Lakewood, will award  scholarships in 2023.

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On the second Sunday this June, Studio West 117 will transform into a food festival, showcasing Lakewood’s outstanding restaurants.

Musician playing guitar and singing

live music

There is always entertainment all day! This year, JellyNJamz will perform to crowds as they eat, listen, dance, play and shop. Jeff Varga will play for VIP.

Lakewood home goods for sale


The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is committed to our local business owners and is always excited to highlight them — all in one place!

Participating Restaurants

Restaurants added daily

Aladdins Eatery
Angelo's Pizza
cleveland vegan
Deweys Pizza
Lakewood Restaurant - Despina's Bakery
Lakewood Restaurant - Donatos Pizza
Lakewood Restaurant - Forage Public House
Humble Wine Bar
Lakewood Restaurant - India Garden
Lakewood Restaurant - Lala Custom Cakes
cleveland vegan
The Tea Lab - Lakewood Restaurant
cleveland vegan
Trikeable Treats - Lakewood Restaurant
Voodoo Tuna Lakewood Restaurant

A big THANK YOU to Immigrant Son Brewery, a Gold level sponsor and the official beer of Taste of Lakewood

Lauren Small

CEO & President, Lakewood Chamber of Commerce

Interested in participating as a restaurant or merchant this year? Curious about our sponsorship levels? Download our participation restaurant, merchant or participation packets below.

Treat yourself and help a student

A portion of VIP Ticket proceeds contribute to the future of young minds

VIP Experience, sponsored by the Clifton Club at the Taste of Lakewood includes highly sought after amenities and provides a unique experience for event VIPs. The 2023 Taste of Lakewood VIP ticket ($75) includes:

  • VIP Parking (some say this alone is worth $75)
  • Seating on the rooftop deck from 1-4pm
  • Separate VIP Full Bar with Immigrant Son beer with two drink tokens
  • Private music by Jeff Varga
  • Two food items of your choice from participating restaurants, delivered to you at the VIP rooftop deck.
  • Waiter to retrieve your order
  • One free VIP-only Raffle ticket to win Pier W Complete Dinner for TEN (additional chances available for purchase at event)

VIP raffle prize sponsor Pier W has generously donated a ‘Complete Dinner for TEN at Pier W’ as a raffle prize only offered to Taste of Lakewood VIPs. The dinner includes a 4-5 course menu to be custom designed by Chef Regan Reik (based on chosen protein, seasonal ingredients & availability) with wine paired with each course. The ‘Complete Dinner for TEN at Pier W’ is valued at over $2,000.


RESERVE A CABANA – accommodates 4 people, must buy admission tickets then for extra fee $100 can reserve cabana – $100 (SOLD OUT)

RESERVE A FIRE PIT – accommodates 6 people, must buy admission tickets then for extra fee $125 can reserve a fire pit – $125 (SOLD OUT)

Studio West 117 Rooftop Deck
Studio West 117 Rooftop Deck

Tickets to the VIP rooftop deck support the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce scholarship program. As part of the VIP experience, seated customers order from their table or seeat and their professional waiter retrieves the order, then runs the food back to the table.

As a proud sponsor of The Taste of Lakewood VIP Experience at Studio West 117, The Clifton Club is thrilled to support this event. It’s a great opportunity to benefit the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Scholarship recipients and bring the community together. We can’t wait for another amazing Taste of Lakewood!

Kathleen Stringer

General Manager of The Clifton Club

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For Sponsors

For Merchants

2023 Sponsors

Working together to co-present this incredible day

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Cuyahoga Community College

Eric Lowrey, BHHS Lucien Realty

T. Harrison & Associates, Inc.

Troy Bratz – Keller Williams Elevate


By the Book Accounting

Raising Canes Chicken Fingers

SGT Clean

Shinn Law Firm

Event Details

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Cleveland Magazine
Studio West 117

1:00pm — 6:00pm
Studio West 117, Lakewood, Ohio
General Admission is FREE

Includes reserved parking, seating on the rooftop deck, personal waiter, food and drink tokens, private music by Jeff Varga, and one raffle ticket to win a special prize.

Dollar Bank
University of Akron Lakewood

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