Olympic Barbeque

in Restaurants and Cafes

The Olympic Barbque (Olympic BarBQ/Olympic Bar-B-Q), a 24-hour restaurant, was located at 11630 Clifton Boulevard. The Olympic Barbeque served a variety of simple, inexpensive American and Greek fares. The Olympic Barbeque was a popular after-hours gathering place during the late-night hours after local bars and nightclubs had closed. Bambi Fontaine, in a review of the restaurant, noted that things could get “very gay and festive, especially at 3 A.M. Sunday morning.”

Plain Dealer. September 15, 1978.

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  • Fontaine, Bambi. “Food Fit For A Queen.” High Gear. April 1980. Page 18.
  • Maharidge, Dale. “Open 24 Hours.” Plain Dealer. September 15, 1978.
11630 Clifton Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44102 (Olympic Barbeque).

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