Diane’s On Coventry

in Restaurants and Cafes

Diane’s On Coventry, an LGBT-friendly restaurant, opened at 1852 Coventry Road in 1980. Diane’s was named after owner-operator Diane Goodman. Diane’s sold a variety of food and drinks and featured separate “bar-lounge” and restaurant dining areas. The restaurant’s dining was decorated with “wood-beamed ceiling, dark woods, brick, and hanging greenery” and maintained cozy, relaxed atmosphere. Diane’s bar-lounge area was slightly more casual and occasionally hosted live performances by a local harpist. Diane’s closed in 1981. Another LGBT-friendly restaurant, the Turkey Ridge Tavern, opened at the same address several months later.

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  • “Diane’s On Coventry.” Plain Dealer. December 19, 1980.
  • “Diane’s On Coventry.” Plain Dealer. October 31, 1980.
  • Goldman, Barbara. “Diane’s: Good Food, Little Extras.” Plain Dealer. October 17, 1980.
  • Hirschfeld, Mary. “Restaurant Work Spells Relief For Two Cerebral Types.” Plain Dealer. August 29, 1980.
  • Listed in Metra Magazine.
  • “Metro Record – Cleveland Heights.” Plain Dealer. March 17, 1981.
1852 Coventry Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44106

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