Restaurant Directory Quick Look!




Welcome to TOSS

Thank you for your interest in the inaugural Taste of Shaker Square (TOSS):

The Fall edition “a Dining and Theater experience.”


Enjoy all the multi-ethnic restaurants located at Shaker Square, a historic destination in

Cleveland, OH. Where we have brought the restaurants together to support GCUFF held at
Shaker Cinemas.


Celebrating its 5th anniversary, The Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (GCUFF) is designed to create a space within the Greater Cleveland community that fosters artistic expression and collaboration as well as recognize and reward independent filmmakers.


To benefit GCUFF, TOSS will kick-off six 6 days of discounts and/or special menu items at Shaker Square restaurants and eateries, with a Saturday Night Sampler on the Square held on Sept. 17, 2016 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 13209 Shaker Square Cleveland, OH 44120.


In this intimate environment, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about GCUFF while tasting a sample of what award-winning restaurants such as EDWINS, Balaton, Zanzibar, Yours Truly, Fire, Sasa, Señor Tequila and Subway have to offer.


An evening of tasty samples, live music, giveaways and great people in addition to five days of movies and discounts at your favorite Shaker Square restaurant, is more than reason enough  to enjoy dinner and a movie Sept. 17 to 22nd.


And, if you don’t already a favorite Shaker Square restaurant, TOSS is certain to help you
discover one.



GCUFF brings 9 days (Sept. 15-23) of the urban film experience to Shaker Square.

Check out these must attend events or visit for a complete schedule.


9.17 SATURDAY Movies playing before and after the




5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


George, Penny and Nadia are best of friends. While on vacation on an idyllic Caribbean island, they finds themselves being seduced by a stranger’s wealth and charm. When the stranger’s true motives are revealed, the three friends realize they are pawns in a deadly game. Stars Aaron Charles, Kia Rollock and Gyerlini Clarke.





Tear The Roof Off:

The Untold Story of Parliament Funkadelic

6 p.m to 7 p.m.


Award winning documentation, Bobby J. Brown, uncovered numerous secrets of Hall of Fame band Parliament Funkadelic. Members open up about the methods they were paid, heavily exploited and the creativity behind the unique genre of music. The untold story of the rise and fall of the greatest funk band ever.





Killing Lazarus


9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Childhood friends, adult drug dealers struggle to define what’s next in their strained friendship. Anything but typical, “Killing Lazarus” is unlike anything you’ve seen.





Receive $2 off GCUFF movie with TOSS Sampler ticket purchase

9.16 FRIDAY 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meet the Actors The Reel Lounge 13210 Shaker Square Cleveland OH 44120 9.17 SATURDAY 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Filmmaker’s Breakfast
 Zanzibar Soul Fusion 13225 Shaker Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44120

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Dinner and a movie date made easy:

What   Watch

Jim Brown’s Amer-I-Can Dream Sun. Sept. 18 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In Jim Brown’s Amer-I-Can Dream, Filmmaker Aurora Ferlin takes you into the heart of Jim Brown’s foundation where former rival gang members reinvent themselves from predators to peacemakers.
 Suggested Restaurant: 
Yours Truly
Killing Lazarus 
Wed. Sept. 21
 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Childhood friends, adult drug dealers struggle to define what’s next in their strained friendship. Anything but typical, “Killing Lazarus” is unlike anything you’ve seen. 

Suggested Restaurant: Edwin’s Agents of Change Thurs. Sept. 22
 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
 The 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision mandated the integration of American schools “with all deliberate speed.” It wasn’t until the late 1960s that a critical mass of African American students began entering the nation’s colleges and universities. Agents of Change tells the story of what they encountered, how they responded, and the continuing impact of the dramatic confrontations that followed. 
 Suggested Restaurant: Fire
Where to eat
The Land Tues. Sept. 20
 8:40 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
 THE LAND tells the story of four teenage boys who devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland to pursue a dream life of professional skateboarding. But, when they get caught in the web of local Queen-pin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer their last. Suggested Restaurant: 
Zanzibar Soul Fusion Toyed Emotions Thurs. Sept. 22 
 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Matthew Dexter is a CEO who comes face-to-face with a devastating diagnosis of early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease. As he struggles and embrace his faith, his secret affair emerges. 


Suggested Restuarant: SaSa
Olympic Pride: American Justice Sun. Sept. 18 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This documentary explores 
the trials and triumphs of the 
18 African American Olympians who have participated in the 1936 games. 
Suggested Restaurant: Balaton Lambadina Sun. Sept. 18 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m
 Joseph, the son of an Ethiopian politician, is left to fend for himself when his father is jailed and relatives abandon him. Suggested Restaurant: Señor Tequila Story of Our Lives Mon. Sept. 19 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A string of short films documenting the stories persons who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex from Keayna. Beautiful soundtrack and gorgeous black and white cinematography. Suggested Restaurant: SaSa
Restaurant Directory Must present Taste of Shaker Square or GCUFF movie ticket to receive discounts. Not valid with other discounts.


13101 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44120


Tel: 216.921.3333



Mon-Wed 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Thurs-Sat. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.


Truly authentic French cuisine served in an authentic French

environment. Allow the restaurant to take you on a French adventure.

High-end French plates including meat and seafood

option with upscale drinks served amid luxe decor.


Sept.19th-22nd from open to close
3 course meal $35 plus tax
Per Person


13113 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44120


Tel: 216.751.4770



Mon. - Fri. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sat. 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sun. 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Casual counter-serve chain for
build-your-own sandwiches & salads

10% discount on all items

Not valid with any other offers.

Only valid at Shaker Square, Cleveland, OH

Balaton Restaurant

13133 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44120


Tel: 216.921.9691



Wed-Thurs 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fri. 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Sat.12:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Long-running homey eatery (since 1964) serving up large portions
of traditional Hungarian fare.  Award-winning Hungarian Cuisine including Wiener Schnitzel, Chicken Schnitzel, and Chicken
Paprikash. Great wine. Great beer. Great dessert.


Every couple receives a free dessert

with purchase on entrées

Dewey’s Coffee House

13201 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44120


Tel: 216.991.1101



Mon. - Thurs. 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Fri. 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sat. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sun. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.


Relaxed hangout for locally roasted coffee, Fair Trade Organic coffee,

light fare and pastries with free WiFi and a fireplace.. Great desserts

such cakes and pies. Famous homemade scones. Great tea

selection. Cozy atmosphere. Fish Fry every Friday.


10% Off entire bill except shipping.

Zanzibar Soul Fusion

13225 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44120


Tel: 216.752.1035


Mon. - Thurs. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Fri. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. (soft close)

Sat. 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. (soft close)


A casual full-service restaurant featuring the best in southern cuisine and other specialities such as Walleye cakes and Soul Rolls, this elegant eatery with sophisticated ambiance showcases reinvented soul-food classics and cocktails. Happy Hour drinks. Wine menu.


3 course meal for $24.95

including appetizer, entrée and dessert

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