AMP 150
AMP 150

AMP 150

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://amp150.com/
  • Phone: (216) 252-5333
  • Hours of Operation:
    Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:00am - 11:00am, Saturday & Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Everyday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Everyday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Jeff Jarrett
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Bring your party to AMP150 and enjoy dinner in our private dining room. The private dining room sits up to 30 people and is fully equipped with a 50 inch flat screen television that can show anything from your wedding video to your powerpoint presentation.
  • Private Party Contact: Nathan White 2167068726x
  • Special Events: Please visit www.amp150.com for a calendar of upcoming special events.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from AMP 150
Amp 150 is a 200-seat restaurant and bar with an open casual feel playing up-beat rock and roll and serving tasty selections all priced under $20. For chef Dean, being "free" is a given and a way of life, not a marketing tool. With a farm to table approach for over 20 years in his restaurants, chef Max has spent his life exemplifying how ingredients define the experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
AMP 150 reviews from OpenTable diners
36 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance3.6
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (26)special occasion (14)good for groups (13)neighborhood gem (12)vibrant bar scene (7)great for lunch (5)notable wine list (4)kid-friendly (1)romantic (1)late-night find (1)Show More
  • excellent experience
    rptsb
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We have always had good food and service here. We are hooked on the chef's menu now though. They create unique dishes for each course and we love that. Its a great experience for those who love the art of food. Go on a slower night for the chef's 4 or 6-course meal or anytime for their fresh farm-to-table menu. Ask to be seated toward back if you want a quieter spot.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Underwhelmed...
    3kitskis
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    was there for lunch. no salt and pepper on tables; had to go to another table to secure basic condiments. We ordered their home made chips, but had to prompt server to bring them to the table after the main dishes (salads) had arrived. The sauces with the chips were okay, not outstanding. Salads were good. Salad dressing was more interesting as a dip for the chips than the blue cheese and other dip provided. Was glad to see my son, however, as he met me there during a conference that I was attending. We were disappointed with service and menu selections that we made.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time
    ParmagalVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    AMP 150 is one of our favorite spots. Whether we want to be adventurous and try something new on the menu, or just have an outstandind chopped salad, we can always get exactly what we want.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great option
    kneeknee
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We also come to AMP150 when out theater tickets are an 8:00 performance....Food is awesome..best chicken soup on the planet!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Service excellent Food very good portions could have been larger I will return in the near future
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another Fantastic Service
    DnttltVIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We've been here too many times to mention and this service was another wonderful experience. Sonja was an attentive server who knows how to give diners space yet "be there". The food is the star and this was no exception. The Fall menu brought back some of our favorites which was also a pleasant surprise. A simply fantastic time. Of course, we'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Occasion
    RegularDiners
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We had dined here recently, and decided to invite family members to join us for a special dinner before we leave town. Our guests were very surprised at the quality of food served. The mussels were delicious; the mushroom soup amazing and the bronzini excellent. The other menu items that we ordered were also very good. Once again, Stephanie was our server and she was quite charming! It was a very enjoyable evening for us and we look forward to visiting AMP 150 when we return to Cleveland next spring.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LocavoreVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The local farm connection was very important to me in choosing this restaurant. Given that is in a hotel with many travelers, I would like to see more emphasis on the flavors and specialities of northern Ohio. Give the traveler a sense of place and something to remember their visit to Cleveland!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    The food was very good. The service was better. The wine was too expensive.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a foodie gem in an airport hotel
    calicuisinelover
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Best dining in Cleveland. Farm to table food. Interesting local beers. Recommend the brussels sprouts, blistered tomatoes, short ribs, chicken confit, asian-style broccolini, roasted cauliflower. Strawberry waffle with salted caramel ice cream delicious. Restaurant is in a hotel which is strange. But this is one of those hotel restaurants that is a destination for great good. Very friendly service from passionate foodie. The restaurant was not busy on a Saturday night. This place would be packed in another, more affluent, city.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Try the soup
    dmpcps
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    This is not your average hotel restaurant. The menu is farm to table and is seasonal giving the chef an opportunity to change the menu as great food comes into season. We started our meal with the strawberry watermelon gazpacho - you MUST go get a bowl of this soup! The bouillabaisse was great as was the beef pappardale. Brussel sprouts with speck? A must have! Since it was our anniversary we were presented with a free dessert of our choosing. The milk chocolate panna cotta was perfect! Kudos to the chef for taking a hotel restaurant and making it noteworthy! We'll be back for more!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just Shy of Outstanding
    RegularDiners
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    My wife and I love this restaurant because it is close to home and has great food. This week it was just little off its excellent rating, because of the following: My entrée (short rib) was under seasoned and a bit dry, and my wife's entrée was over seasoned (pappardelle pasta). She loves salt, but this was very salty. Fortunately, I was able to dip my short rib into the sauce that was part of my wife's dish. Our server was excellent, and made the experience more enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great dinner at AMP 150
    JeffBucknut1
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    My wife and I live in the neighborhood and if you have yet to discover AMP 150, you are really missing out. Yes, it's in a hotel and traditionally that is not a hot spot for great food, but this is definitely the exception to the rule. The food is fantastic and fairly priced for the quality, and if you get Stephanie as your server, you will have an amazing experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FlosVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Excellent food, but slightly bigger portions are needed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • nice experience
    DonaldVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    had lunch at this restaurant and it was very good. I would suggest for lunch as it is in the lobby of a hotel. The food was very good and the service was excellent. Everyone was very nice and warm.. I would definitely go back but only for breakfast or lunch.. When going to dinner, I prefer non hotel restaurants. But that maybe it is me..
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  • chubbypop
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    our 4th time at amp --always great food with variety.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 20 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 530 reviews are from the AMP 150 reviews archive.
  • On a Whim...
    DnttltVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    We decided to make a last minute reservation at AMP 150 as it is one of our favorites. STILL one of our favorites. We had Lisa as our server and she was excellent. The menu always changes and never disappoints. Don't let the "Hotel" fool you, this is one of the BEST restaurants on the West Side...by far.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • GeorgieRose
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Once again, a wonderful experience for my friend and me! The service is always terrific - seversl of the weait staff recognize us when we come in and know ahead of time what our drink order will be and they always have our favorite ice cream for dessert!! A+ restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • When Friends and Food Come Together
    merlynmouseVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of a co-worker and dragged along another couple - We are pleased and surprised - The restaurant follows the fresh to table concept and everything we ate reflected the quality of the ingredients and the care put into making the dishes imaginative - The watermelon and arugula salad was cool and refreshing, the burgers were juicy and flavorful, the pasta was done just right and the ice cream was plentiful and rich in flavor - Our server was knowledgeable about the dishes and provided some gems of information. It didn't break our wallets either and it made our Sunday evening fun and relaxing - We will return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beyond our expectations
    DeniseG
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    All four of us had the 6 course chefs choice dinner. It was excellent. Everyone at the table all but licked our plates clean. The variety and combinations of foods and sauces\spices that were served with each course were excellent. There was enough food to leave us full but not stuffed. We had a cold soup, a cold salad and a warm salad, a seafood course, a meat and dessert. Service was great also
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not what we were looking for
    Diner29
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The description of the restaurant did not say that it was in the lobby of a chain hotel. We arrived there to find a lobby full of young people just outside the restaurant and it was very loud. Also, another person that had just finished eating was coming out of the restaurant and told us not to eat there because the food was awful. So we left and did not eat at this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gourmet, Gourmet
    foodreviewerVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    This is a neighborhood gem. Gourmet meals, small or large plates. All food from appetizers to dessert are to rave about. Casual, TV's, comfortable seats, fun bar area. This restaurant is a must try!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Raplh
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    We enjoyed AMP 150. It wasn't very busy but we were there early. The food was very good, the menu a little diverse which was appreciated. Will definitely return with friends. setting was not typical but also not a negative.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent time @ AMP150 always!
    Jaygerbs
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    The staff made sure my anniversary dinner planned there was perfect. Great seating, attentive staff, the best Delmonico steaks in town, and dessert on the house!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprise!
    luv2eat
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The restaurant was not what I expected. I was surprise that the restaurant is located right by the front entrance and the restaurant designed is so open. The lobby traffic really ruined the atmosphere of the restaurant. I believe the restaurant would be a good place to have a drink after work.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • out2niteVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Not one of my better experiences here. Service was. Poor and the place was not crowded. Mussels broth was cold instead. Of hot.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hard to find easy to enjoy
    FunnightVIP
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    I didn't realize this was in a hotel. But, once I found it, it was all good stuff!! The food and service were great! The portions are HUGE. Keep that in mind when ordering. You are for sure getting your moneys worth! I would come back a lot but I don't live anywhere near there so maybe on a special occasion I will make the drive again. But for those of you wondering if this is worth it...ABSOLUTELY!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wild night
    YummysVIP
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    They have the best wine ever one glass of 8oz will have u tipsy I love wine but never got that tipsy off of one glass
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner night!
    nasrw95
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    We have been before, and this time proved to follow in the pattern. Great food! A wonderful staff! cool music, and a nice drink list made this dinner one that will be remembered (for the right reasons).
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Daughter's Graduation/Mother's Day
    Okia
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We had a wonderful dinner. The restaurant served unique and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • eatinout
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The service was great as was the food. We will return.....
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Atmosphere and food not worth it
    Richard
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Went there for Mother's Day buffet which cost $35.00 plus 20% tip they automatically included for the three of us. The seating area was in a big conference room, with the buffet tables along the three back walls. Typical brunch food, salads, carved meat, omlets, waffles and the dessert table. The food was just okay. For the price I expected much more. Service was spotty. They cleared our plates real fast, which was nice, however coffee refills were very slow. I don't plan to return.
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  • Best on the West Side
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/29/2014
    Farm to table -- So it's always fresh, imaginative and new items appear seasonally. A great place to take your friends from out of town to show how Cleveland is a great food town. A good strategy is for each person to order a couple small plates and share. Good wine list and mixed drinks also first class. There are a lot of meats and seafood on the menu, but vegetarians will find a good variety of dishes. My favorites are the beet salad and the braised Brussels sprouts. The cheese board has the best from West Side Market vendors is a good way to start while you are looking at the menu.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WASTE OF MONEY
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    MY FIANCE AND I WENT HERE FOR EASTER BRUNCH. THEY HAD THE BRUNCH IN ONE OF THEIR BANQUET HALLS AND WE WERE NEVER TOLD IT WOULD BE IN A HALL. THE FOOD WAS VERY BLAND AND A VERY LIMITED SELECTION. THE ONLY BRIGHT SPOT WAS THE OMLETTE STATION. IF IT WASN'T FOR THAT IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A COMPLETE WASTE OF TIME
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing brunch
    Cleve2uVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    I have had a high regard for Amp 150 since Ellis Cooley came and raised the bar. Now, several years later and after a few turnovers in the kitchen, it seems we're back to hotel food service. The Easter Brunch was held in the banquet room rather than the restaurant, which was a huge disappointment since the restaurant is a very chic setting and the banquet room is non-descript. The tables were the usual folding tables with metal legs and a tablecloth thrown over to "make it nice". Service was spotty. Food was buffet, which we knew going in. The ambiance was so inferior, it made it hard to appreciate the food. This was not a good experience.
    Special Features:
    Great for Lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Easter brunch
    JeffBucknut1
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We live in the neighborhood and have always enjoyed every visit to AMP 150, and this was no exception for the most-part. The food was very good as always, but we were taken aback a little when we were seated for brunch in one of the banquet rooms instead of the main dining room. It's understandable that on Easter you would need to utilize extra space but it appeared as if the dining room wasn't being used at all, and it is a great room! Instead we were in an atmosphere that was more like a wedding reception than brunch at a fine restaurant, which AMP 150 certainly is.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent meal
    Maxamillen
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Our food was delicious and the choices were varied and all sounded good. I liked being able to get a smaller glass of wine and small plate so I had room for the chocolate flan. Don't miss that.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chef's menu adventure
    BookclubDiners
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    We ordered the chef's menu and WOW! Not only delicious, but the presentation and pace were off the charts outstanding. The chef came out to talk as we finished dessert - great guy, personable and passionate about his menu. We had a great time and look forward to another visit very soon.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    PattyM
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    Our party of 4 all left happy - we shared a cheese board and an order of potato chips for starters. My Manhattan was large and delicious. The wine and beer drinkers were pleased with the options and their choices. The cheese board might have been better for 2 people than 4, but we all got a bite or more of each unique cheese. 2 of us ordered from the small bites section (and added a salad) and 2 ordered a large bite pasta dish. The gator in the gumbo was very tender and mild - best I've ever had. The mussels and coconut broth were delicious. We appreciate the small bite options. Our server was very knowledgeable, and had thorough answers to all our questions. She was available when needed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure. We usually
    GeorgieRose
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    Always a pleasure. We usually have the same waitress who now knows our favorite dessert and offers it as soon as dinner is over!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate