America’s Byways: Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail

119 MILES | 2 hr 22 min | by Michael Stern

America’s Byways® are a collection of 150 National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. The Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail from Toledo to Cleveland includes four memorable Roadfood restaurants.


Tony Packo’s

A national icon, Toledo's Tony Packo's serves Hungarian hot dogs plus chicken paprikas, stuffed cabbage, and dumplings. Atmo is laid-back and comfortable.

Must Eats

New Sandusky Fish Company

New Sandusky fries lake perch fillets with expertise and piles them into a hamburger bun. Take-out only, but there are nice-weather seats across the street.


Slyman’s Restaurant

Slyman's is a vintage urban deli specializing in gigantic corned beef sandwiches. It is a highlight of the Cleveland, Ohio, Roadfood restaurant scene.



Sokolowski's is a Cleveland Polish cafeteria / tavern serving some of the best Old World food. Pierogi, kielbasa, and halushka are especially notable.