6 Boardman Restaurants You Should Visit

July 24th, 2020 by

The family-owned Cochran Chevrolet has been a proud member of the community in Boardman Township, Ohio, and the surrounding area for over 100 years. Whether you live here or are planning a visit, you can appreciate what our community has to offer with a night out in one of Boardman’s many fine restaurants. From international cuisine to American classics, here are six great options to try.

Ghossain’s Gourmet Mediterranean Foods

Ghossain's Gourmet Mediterranean Foods

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In 1970, the Ghossain family came to America from Lebanon and started a bakery with hopes for a better life for themselves. Soon they were known in the community for providing the best pitas and flatbreads around. Since then, Ghossain’s has become a thriving family-run business offering the best in Mediterranean cuisine and continuing the tradition of excellent bakery items. Ghossain’s is open daily for lunch, with call-ahead service available. They also offer an extensive selection for event catering, from an office lunch to a wedding.

Choose from wraps featuring Mediterranean ingredients like hummus, labneh, falafel, or tabbouleh, or enjoy a wrap with the finest American-inspired ingredients, like grilled chicken, Angus beef, or barbacoa. They offer a variety of salads, fresh soups, and deli sides to accompany the main course. And don’t skip the bakery items! Pick up some homemade pita bread or pita chips to dip into one of their many hummus flavors. For dessert, there’s a taste of the Mediterranean with pastries like baklava and mamoul.

Ghossain’s also features online ordering for gourmet food products shipped straight to your home.

Location: 3990 South Ave. in Boardman, Ohio

Magic Tree Pub & Eatery

For a fun night out, the Magic Tree Pub & Eatery is a place to gather with friends and family and enjoy elevated pub food and drinks. With vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options, each member of your party can find something they’ll love. Magic Tree Pub has over 40 beers on tap, many of them craft selections, offers the area’s only wine on tap, and has 25 wine choices in a bottle.

The menu boasts farm-to-table selections made from ingredients sourced from local producers. Diners often start with the famous one-pound pretzel. It’s made in-house daily, then buttered and salted and served with sweet or savory dipping sauces. The chef will smother your pretzel with pizza toppings, cheese, or everything bagel seasoning and salmon for an extra luxurious appetizer. Whether you’re looking to share a table of starters or enjoy an entrée with freshly made sides, Magic Tree has a familiar pub menu with some unexpected twists.

With three available dining spaces, including a 2,000-square-foot patio, you can enjoy live music, have an intimate dinner with friends, or watch a game in a fun and lively atmosphere.

Location: 7463 South Ave. in Boardman, Ohio

Aqua Pazzo

Aqua Pazzo is Boardman’s home for authentic modern Italian cuisine. You can start the meal sharing an Italian cheese board with hard and soft cheeses, a platter of Italian cured meats, and accompaniments like truffled honey and fig jam. Soup, salad, and small plate options prepare you for the main course – if you have room!

Chose from wood-fired Napolitano pizzas, classic margherita or house specialty toppings like a mushroom blend or hot peppers. Aqua Pazzo is proud to serve Bronze-Dia pasta, made of the highest quality grains and dried to a rustic texture that holds sauce well. It’s cooked al dente or to order for all their pasta dishes, including favorites like pomodorocacio e pepecarbonara, and bolognese.

An extensive wine selection rounds out the menu, with pasta specials on Tuesdays and seasonal menu selections as well.

Location: 492 McClurg Road in Boardman, Ohio

Springfield Grille

At Springfield Grille, a diverse American-inspired menu offers something for everyone in your party. Appetizers like bleu cheese fries, spinach artichoke dip, and shrimp cocktail start the meal with exciting flavors and textures. Main courses include pasta, poultry, and entree salads. A wide variety of steaks, pork chops, and seafood dishes are served with two generous sides including vegetables, potatoes, and soup.

Springfield Grille is also great for families. Kids 12 and under can choose from menu standards like macaroni and cheese and chicken fingers or something a little more sophisticated, like a small sirloin steak or chicken parmesan.

Springfield Grille is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

Location: 7413 Tiffany South in Boardman, Ohio

Sespe Burger

Sespe Burger drive-thru takes its inspiration from the California burger stand classics, featuring smash burgers with all the fixings, breakfast burritos, and patty melts. Other sandwich options feature pastrami, a BLT, and avocado and egg. On the side, choose from battered onion rings and loaded fries topped with chili and cheese, pastrami, and avocado, egg, and pesto mayo.

Their famous stuffed breakfast burritos have sausage, bacon, or chorizo along with egg, hash browns, cheese, and salsa.

Location: 8252 Market St. in Boardman, Ohio

Mizu Japanese Restaurant

Mizu Japanese Restaurant has been the area’s choice for sushi and hibachi meals since 2012. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, Mizu offers innovative sushi options and a wide variety of accompanying dishes like bento boxes, tempura, and gyoza dumplings. Start your meal with familiar appetizers like miso soup, edamame, and seaweed salad along with more interesting fare such as a variety of dumplings, soft shell crab, salmon pizza, or jalapeño.

Sushi and sashimi combinations are available in raw and cooked presentations, with tuna, salmon, eel, and shrimp among the many fish choices, and vegetarian sushi options available, too. For the teriyaki lover, choose from poultry, beef, fish, or tofu, or sample the udon, soba, or hot pot to warm up on a cold night.

Location: 60 Boardman Poland Road in Youngstown, Ohio

Take a short trip around the world and experience a wide variety of cuisines at the fine restaurants in Boardman. There’s an option for all your cravings and a meal to fit any budget. Now that you’ve seen our choices, we want to hear about your favorite local restaurants. What dishes do you love to enjoy on a night out in our town? Where do you go with your friends to wind down after a long week of work? Let us know!