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Cleveland Hot Chicken Sandwich

📸 Photo Credit: @clefood | Base of kooling sauce (buttermilk ranch) chicken tossed in Cleveland hot topped with our signature kale slaw #1 chicken sandwich in town

Loaded Fries

Bed of crispy fries topped with kooling sauce, Cotija cheese, and your choice of sauce loaded enough for two

Chicken Salad


Whole wings. 5 per order, your choice of sauce


Crispy hand-cut tenders 4-5 each order with a side of fries, corn or salad

Cheese Steak

Crispy French roll lined with light mayo, thinly sliced ribeye sautéed in onions, garlic rosemary onions, and bell peppers, topped with Provolone and Cotija cheese (yuli style). Add hot peppers and Cleveland hot (hit man) classic ribeye and our signature blend of Cheddar cheese

Flatbread Pizza

Enjoy two of our loaded flatbreads topped with your favorite sauce & chicken

Wings Day Deal

Whole wings. 7 per order, your choice of sauce

Tuscan Chicken Philly

Grilled seasoned chicken, peppers, onions, mozzarella, and kool ranched sauce, topped with cotija cheese on a toasted french roll with fries

Chicken Parm Tuscan Sandwich

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#1 Chicken Sandwich and #1 NFL Team

Here about how we use a 12 mile radius to guarantee the freshest ingredients and true Cleveland pride.

100% Fresh Chicken! All Natural Ingredients

100% Fresh Chicken! All Natural Ingredients
We guarantee that all chicken menu items do not contain antibiotics or preservatives. All of chicken is locally sourced and farm raised. All natural ingredients are sourced from local suppliers within 12 miles from facility.

Why Sauce the City is #1 for The Best Hot Chicken Sandwich in Ohio

Watch as Chef VIc perfectly crafts this award winning sandwich.

Let Us Cater Your Next Event!

Let Us Cater Your Next Event!
We understand that every event is unique, that's why we offer customizable catering options to fit your specific needs and preferences, so you can have a stress-free and enjoyable experience.
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My visit to this place was awesome, the food was absolutely delicious, and the portions are great (Cilantro Buffalo wrap)! The atmosphere was amazing and the service was very friendly and accommodating, so bring the toddlers with you!

Sharon M.

Sharon M.

This was the best cheesesteak I’ve ever had in my life! The flavor and spices with the hot peppers blended perfectly. The steak is juicy and everything was hot and fresh. Definitely would eat here again!

Paul C.

Paul C.

It was the best chicken sandwich I’ve ever had! So delicious and just the right amount of spice, might even get the hottest one next time. My family who I went with were also raving about our food. The street corn was so tender and had an amazing flavor! Cannot wait to go back!

Isabella R.

Isabella R.

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About Us: Handcrafted Chicken Sandwich

About Us: Handcrafted Chicken Sandwich
We really don’t like to toot our own horn but we can’t help it when food experts shower us with 5-foot tall trophies. Do you think our chicken sandwich really is worth all the praise? Winner of the Best Chicken Sandwich in Ohio, every sandwich is crafted with care and quality for your enjoyment.

Yes, Chef!

Yes, Chef!
Victor began his culinary journey working in Darden Restaurants, gaining experience and expertise. As a sophomore at Victor began his culinary journey working in Darden Restaurants, gaining experience and expertise. As a sophomore at Kent State University, he established his Signature Line of Sauces. Victor quickly gained popularity within the community by displaying his sauces at local fairs, festivals, and expos. In completing Kent State, Victor continued to expand his efforts to distribute his Signature Line of Sauces. Victor was chosen as one of the anchor Chefs in Cleveland's first-ever Food Hall (Ohio City Galley). Sauce The City is Victor's breakout concept which has now expanded beyond the Food hall scene opening up 5 other locations 2 being inside FirstEnergy Stadium 2 inside Rocket Mortgage Field house, and a stand alone brick & Mortar restaurant in University Heights. The challenge of overcoming multiple changes in his business Searcy consulted with such agencies as The Urban League of CLeveland. Business Mentor Diontae James assists Searcy in budgeting, debt consolidation, and advice regarding employee retention. The Urban League has been essential in assisting throughout the years of being in business from selling sauce to running multiple locations. Sauce The CIty is a proud corporate partner with ARAMARK, NBA, and NFL.



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