Slyman's to go through approximately 10,000 pounds of corned beef for St. Patrick's Day

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It's almost unfathomable, but the famed Slyman's Restaurant in downtown Cleveland expects to go through about 5 tons of corned beef on Friday and St. Patrick's Day, according to owners.

Cleveland's corned beef kings started slicing and serving early Friday morning as revelers prepared for the Irish holiday weekend.

About one pound of corned beef is stuffed in every sandwich, but the restaurant also serves up fresh corned beef to order, deli-style.

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Saturday will likely be even busier with thousands of parade attendants expected to converge into downtown Cleveland for the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

While most will be celebrating, the crew at Slyman's will be hard at work.

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