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Dante Next Door

Dante Next Door Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.danteboccuzzi.com
  • Phone: (216) 274-1201
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Monday: 10:30am - 3:00pm
    Lunch: Wednesday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Dante Boccuzzi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please contact the restaurant directly for information regarding catering
  • Private Party Contact: Monica Ferrari (216) 274-1201

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Litterary
  • Public Transit: RTA walking distance
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet or street parking
A word from Dante Next Door
Dante Next Door is a casual lunch and brunch Trattoria style restaurant located in Cleveland historic Tremont "next door" from Dante Boccuzzi signature restaurant DANTE. Featuring hand toss pizza in a traditional wood fire oven,pasta salads and sandwiches this venue is the perfect location for a quick business lunch or a relaxing week-end brunch. Dante Next Door is also available for all your catering needs and for private events.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
Diner Reviews
  • "Try the pizza with spaghetti and meatballs! Two of my favorites in one dish. Pistachio crusted Trout was amazing too. Dante is an amazing chef!~"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "First it took over two hours after we sat down to get our food and finish. Server took the order and basically disappeared. The people next to us after searching and finding someone to complain to got her to come back. All she could say is its not my fault the kitchen messes up every order. So finally get my food and it was ice cold! May have tasted good before it was left on a counter for a very long time. Ordered another drink and didn't show up till after we were done eating. This was the second time I was here the first place filled up with smoke from non working oven. Doubt if I will ever give them another chance."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Dante Next Door has joined the ranks of Cleveland's best places for brunch. The quality is very high, just like you'd expect from one of Dante's restaurants. We have been here several times for lunch and brunch, including visits with my two granddaughters (2 and 4) and they accommodate kids very well--even the one with a severe peanut-allergy. This weekend we were there with a group of six adults. We all tried something different and shared our plates so I can say everything was top notch. The blueberry sausage links are a necessary side dish."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Sitting on the patio on a gorgeous day. Eating great pizza and salad.... What more could a person want on beautiful summer Saturdsy afternoon"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We had lunch on the patio and absolutely loved it. The food was amazing, I just wish I could have tried everything on the menu! The servers were excellent and everyone working there couldn't have been nicer. I highly recommend Dante Next Door for anyone who wants a most enjoyable eating experience! I know I can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "From the specialty drinks that were amazing, the food that was delicious, and the quality service, hands down I give it 10 out of 10."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "My daughter and I went to Dante's NextDoor for her birthday brunch. It was also during the Taste of Tremont. We had such a great server, Tyler, who knew everything about the menu, food & drinks!! He was very conversational and took care of our every need. The food came out piping hot and delicious! Just what we would expect from Dante. Dante also had a whole parking lot of his own "stuff" for the festival. A cool band, drinks, and food. He called it "taste of Dante". Very cool idea and a fun time. Can't wait to go again."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Great brunch. Many places that have brunch don't have many breakfast items so glad that you did. We had pancakes and French toast. Tried both potatoes. We each had a favorite. Not sure the bacon was worth it but the rest was great."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Charming patio, delicious food. Enjoyed the eggplant parmesan. Excellent wait staff. An outstanding place to enjoy lunch."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Our party of four enjoyed everything. The lemon trio dessert will cause me to return soon. Excellent job."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We had a decent brunch. The pizza crust was too thick to the point of being hard to chew and we had to ask our server to speak up each time he visited our table. For the price, Bar Cento makes a better pizza and Lucky's has a better brunch."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "A little work on putting some dampers on the ceiling or walls would go along way to make the place a wow...just so loud. Good food"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "This was the best brunch I have had in the area. My boyfriend and I got the everything bagel breakfast pizza and the omelet that had spaghetti and pancetta in it- both were absolutely delicious! I would recommend this to anyone wanting to step out of the "bacon and eggs" breakfast spots and try something different. Great food and great service- we will be going back!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "Service was good. Coffee pot was great. The place is a little loud near the bar. We went for pizza. I was expecting a piping hot one straight from the oven, but they were staged for the table so they were a somewhat cool. I would go back for brunch rather than pizza."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Dante does it again! There's nothing better than a wood fired pizza and combined with so many creative sides, there's something for everyone. He doesn't try too hard, simply prepares some classics and puts a twist on them. Highly recommend for a business lunch or a fun dinner with friends. Service was outstanding."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "We had brunch over Memorial Day weekend with friends and we all loved it. The service was friendly and efficient and the food delicious. Can't wait to go back again."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Dante Boccuzzi takes a lot of ideas from Italy and mixes them with traditional brunch menu. On Mothers' Day, we shared a flavorful and fresh Pasta Carbonara spaghetti layered on a thin egg omelet. With the pasta, we tried an Italian version of lox and bagels: cured salmon, cream cheese, dill, onions, hard boiled egg, on a thin-crust pizza. It works. Lastly, if you like a spicy Bloody Mary, try the Hot Olive version. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Went for brunch and had the crab cakes eggs Benedict and puttanesca pizza and it was amazing! Very nice staff, food, and beverages. Left very full and happy. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "We had a great lunch at Dantes Next Door. We both had the potato leek soup of the day it was outstanding. And we split the luncheon steak special that had potatoes spinach and red peppers. It was a very large portion for $15. The service was very good. They also had a very nice drink list. They also look like they have a terrific Sunday brunch. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Dante Next Door has it all going, a great chef, menu, hip vibe but comfortable and the food to back it all up. we love it for lunch and brunch. The Bloody Mary's were off the chart. we also love the outstanding coffee and espresso drinks. Hats off to Dante for having great coffee and espresso drinks to go with the outstanding food, its a treat not to have to go looking for good coffee after a great meal. Better go while you can get in!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014