Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland
Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland

Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.redthesteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 2166640941x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Happy Hour: Monday - Friday: 2:30pm - 6:30pm
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - Midnight
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Jonathan Bennett
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: East 4th
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland
For patrons who value a premium culinary experience, RED The Steakhouse offers the best in high quality food by using the finest and freshest ingredients and creating an undeniably superb culinary experience. By transcending our guest’s expectations for superior service and food, Red The Steakhouse creates a consistent, exceptional and non-traditional dining experience. Enjoy the Wine Spectator award winning wine list as well as the Captain's List of specially featured wines. Reservations strongly recommended. Please be advised that reservations booked through OpenTable may be for the lounge area or the main dining room, if you have a preference please note that in your reservation or call us at (216) 664-0941. We will do our best to accommodate your request.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland reviews from OpenTable diners
160 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (111)fit for foodies (69)notable wine list (64)romantic (62)hot spot (58)good for groups (31)vibrant bar scene (24)neighborhood gem (20)great for lunch (18)late-night find (14)great for outdoor dining (14)scenic view (8)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Delicious and accommodating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We had a large group that ended up being bigger than expected. Katie the hostess, Dave our serve, and the General Manager(whose name I can't recall at the moment) did everything they could to make sure that we were happy and allowed us to cram 13 guys around a table for 10. Dinner came and everyone was wowed on first bite. Look forward to coming back with my significant other.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Served the wrong steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    I had chosen the 16 oz prime ribeye, but the server said that they had a certified 22oz bone in ribeye as a special. I had three guests from Tokyo who wanted a great steak. I recommended the bone in ribeye. The steak that I received was a Kansas City strip. Temperature was fine, but it was not a ribeye. I did not have the heart to make a fuss. My guests enjoyed their steaks, not knowing any better. I did not. It was not the steak I had ordered. After our meal, the manager assured me that it was a ribeye. It was not. It was a strip. I have had enough of both to tell the difference. I will serve my guests a 22 oz prime ribeye at Gibson's in Chicago tomorrow night. I guarantee that they will prefer the ribeye at Gibson's.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • red the steakhouse
    dccs
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    best steak i have ever had! charred on outside and perfect on inside!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food is the thing!
    Calzi
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Excellent onion soup and filet. Superb staff. A bit pricey is all , but we were well taken care of- overall great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LocalAvonDiner
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Great food. Excellent service. What more to say. Actually our server John made some suggestions and he was right on target with the special veg of the day which was Ohio sweet creamed corn topped with browned bread crumbs. It was so sweet and the corn flavor was just bursting in every bite. The prime ribeye was also an excellent choice as it was finished with their secret rub. John overheard us talking about the donut dessert and it appeared with birthday wishes. Excellent cappucino and a great local dessert ice wine topped off the evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bring a megaphone + your bank book!
    HavinFun
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Acoustics are impossible and the wine list pricing is offensive. You have to shout to be heard. The food is veery good, very expensive and well served. I will not hurry back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lunch salads
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Salads were perfect size for lunch. Adding salmon to the beet salad made it especially delicious and filling. Chopped salad was adequate but I have tasted better at the Red in Beachwood. Service was attentive but not at all rushed and I was able to get coffee refills easily.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Experience
    DollarBillVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Bar service was friendly. Table service was great appetizers were excellent. My ribeye, prepared Pittsburgh" style was perhaps the best I have eaten in memory. Prices are in line with top steakhouses and the food was excellent. We ordered a butterscotch pudding which was a perfect palate cleanser. I would highly recommend Red downtown.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing magic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Although steak was done correctly, medium rare, it was dry. Time between apps and main course too long. With prices like this,$47 for the steak, you don't get to make errors. Staff friendly and courteous. Also my reservation was715, didn't get seated till 740? Many have said this is a chronic problem at downtown location. I have eaten at the beechwood Red and it was fabulous. Typical problems with chains no matter how small. Many other steak houses at this price as well as less with better steak. I won't return to this one
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The restaurant and service was good, nice wine selection. We had a great fresh king crab appetizer, the bread and beet salad was good. The entrees were terrible and very disappointing. The rack of lamb ordered rare was raw on one end and over cooked on the other assuming because of the poor cut, under seasoned; the bearnaise sauce was bland and served in a tiny ramekin. The steak was overly salty but the cut seemed okay, but again not much flavor. They did address the issue with the lamb, it was decided to remove the charge from the bill. Would not recommend especially based on the prices.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect business lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Red is a perfect spot for a professional business lunch. The service was prompt and the meal the perfect size for a work day. The lunch menu is paired down a bit, but still offered a wide range of foods and preparations to suit almost any tastes. We had 5 in our party and all of us were impressed by the quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Steak......
    Allimc
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We all had steak for dinner. The party we were with had dined at the Beachwood location numerous times and loved it. Me I am not a fan and didn't want to say anything. I ordered a $40 filet rare and the outside was so chard that the steak itself was not tender. If they are going char meat and season it so much they should let the patron know that it's being cooked with a blow torch!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun on a sunny day
    FunFoodie
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We enjoyed the heavy appetizers this visit along with a couple of beverages after work. I took my wife home the Carbanara and it was a hit as always! Don't forget the rooftop is open now! The view is fantastic!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth the money.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I have now tried Red twice on recommendations from friends in hopes to have as good of a meal as they had. Both times, I was disappointed. The food was good, but was definitely not worth the money. I expect a perfectly cooked steak from a steakhouse and both times was left with an overdone steak. I will say though that the service was great and the ambiance was perfect for our romantic dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Star In Downtown Cleveland
    RuditVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    A super location with great food and outstanding atmosphere. My meal was exceptionally good, quiet environment enhanced business conversation and the service was terrific. Definitely worthy of additional visits.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Surprise Birthday Celabration
    Rico
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My party celebrated a friend of over 30years 59th Birthday. Her sister flew in to Cleveland from Atlanta,GA Friday evening and I flew in to Cleveland from Somerset, NJ Saturday for the surprise dinner. The resaurant was what we expected. Will definately come back or visit the other locations in FL.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovetodine
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    My husband had ordered filet mignon (medium rear) & I had ordered the seafood special lobster tails. The steak was cooked to perfection, whereas I had to send the lobster back as it was overcooked. Staff & manager were very apologetic & had chef make me a new plate. Which was much better, but still disappointed that at a fine dining estabilment. I wouldn't go back as I don't eat red meat, but my husband loved his filet.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I did not like the seasoning they put On the steak. It ruined it for me. Meat was outstanding, would like to try it without the rub.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Cramped and noisy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    The food was excellent but the layout was cramped, uncomfortable for a party of 8 and noisy. The build out didn't absorb noise as it should it made it worse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Seeing red at Red
    bbear
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I went to Red before and wanted to try the downtown Cleveland location for a special occasion. The food, the ambience, anf most of the service was outstanding. But in the end, the waiter accidentally charged my credit card for the table next to us, a bill over $600. The mistake was quickly fixed, but now I have to wait about 2 weeks for the hold on my card and the return of funds. So now my money is in limbo and all tied up. A great dinner and evening, but in the end all I will end up remembering is how a careless mistake was a pain in the neck to me for weeks after he meal was done.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, loud, expensive
    RealCoupleReviews
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    First, great food, great service. The steaks were prime, perfectly seasoned, and cooked exactly as requested. The side dishes were spectacular. It was very louden the restaurant. There was a constant din. Our table of four could not hear each other without leaning to within inches of each other, and definitely could not hear conversation across the table. The cost is expensive, but not outrageous, considering the excellent food and service. They added a nice touch with a happy birthday to my wife, written on the plate that they brought the toppings for the benets on.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A gem to Cleveland
    LUIGI
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    One of the best restaurants we have been to for steaks and our 25th wedding anniversary and everything else on the menu for that matter :-). They do everything right. Nothing more I can add except ---just get there , you will never be disappointed !!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MomandPapa
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We had an outstanding experience and an especially attentive ( without being a pest) and personable waiter. There was a management person around to ask about our experience (to help if we have any problems- none) and as expected a complimentary dessert as we were celebrating our Anniversary. The food was very good and lived up to Red's excellent rep.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good food
    mnmpom
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went to Red for dinner. Appetizer ( calamari) and salad was excellent. Wide selection of main dishes. Our steak and fish were cooked a bit too long. Disappointing when you pay a high price for food. The taste was good, but texture off since it was cooked too long. The special side for the night was a potato gnocchi and it was so, so. The sauce was good, but the gnocchi was a bit too dense and chewy and it only had two small pieces of crab on it. Our server was pleasant and attentive, but she only asked how the food looked when we first got it, not how it tasted after we had tried it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Outstanding, start to finish. I can't think of any part of the experience that wasn't five-star, from great cocktails and appetizers, to an excellent entree and sides, ending with a perfect desert. Service was impeccable from the moment we entered until the time we left.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent service
    Happynurse
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My husband and u went for our anniversary, it was a wonderful experience. We will return soon.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Red!
    Natalie
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We love Red! Amazing steaks and service. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good? Yes. Value? Debatable
    abcdefg
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Friend and I went there Friday night. As a whole, it was very good. We both ordered the USDA Prime strip, seasoned and cooked perfectly. Unfortunately, our cuts were not as good as other steaks we've had at $15/steak lower with both of us having poor marbling and gristle/fat running through some portions. Sides were good (as was the steak tartare) but not great, drinks, adjusted for price point, average. Service was great: our waiter was there any time we needed him. He did forget to double check the simple things--like why put 3 pieces of bread when there are two people dining? Or perhaps tell the kitchen to have sufficient crostini on plate to eat the appetizer (something which virtually every establishment forgets). Wanted more value.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Steakhouse in Cleveland
    Foodie1
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Red is the only Restaurant to eat at in Cleveland! Don't waste your money anywhere else!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My new favorite steakhouse
    FdESarah
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Steak was fabulous, perfectly cooked. Salads were excellent. Three of us each had a different salad and all of us were very happy with what we had. The doughnut holes were great, but MUCH bigger than doughnut holes. We would have ordered fewer had we known. Our only complaint was the noise level. It was really difficult to have a conversation. There ws a concert at the Q. It might not be that noisy on another night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food=Amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    The Filet Mignon was out of this world!! We had stuffed peppers for an appetizer which were fantastic and filet mignon and salmon with a side of mashed potatoes for dinner. Everything was fantastic! I would suggest steak of course over the salmon though. Wine list was also great. Only downfall was our server. He was terrible. Never asked us how anything was or if we ever needed anything else. We sat with empty plates in front of us forever and empty water and wine glasses. Would have ordered another bottle of wine but the server never bothered to come back. Hopefully you get someone better!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful
    theplanner
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Everything was outstanding for our dinner. We'll definitely be back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Date Night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Steak was amazing! The sides and wedge salad were just okay I've had better at their competitor Hyde Park. It was hard to carry on a conversation it was pretty loud in the dining room but overall it was a great experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DebandEd
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    What can I say . . . it's RED!!!! A different "vibe" than the one in Beachwood, much younger crowd making it have a higher energy level.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night out.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Went to Red for my brothers bachelor party. Our server Judith was fantastic she made the night. We had a party of five the fifth showed up when we were almost done eating. Judith had fun with him about being late which was perfect. He ordered and somehow she worked her magic and he had his dinner in about 7 minuets which was amazing because the resturant was full. Can't wait to go back the steaks and all te sides were great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Excellent steak. Cooked perfectly. Great options for sides.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trendy, great steaks
    xtaski
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    It's a great place to go for a good steak in downtown Cleveland. It's a good idea to make a reservation well in advance for a weekend night as they were booked solid past 9pm when we went. I had the 8oz filet which was outstanding. My wife loved the Mac & Cheese side. I will say some of the menu items were a miss. The risotto was "blah" as was the bernaise steak sauce. They should add a red wine reduction sauce to go with the perfectly done filet steaks. Would definitely go back for the steaks.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing as Always!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food is top notch and the service is extraordinary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Occasion
    mt33
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My wife and I recently went to Red, The Steakhouse, for our anniversary dinner. This was our first time dining at Red and it left a lasting impression on both of us. From the drinks, apps, entrees, and special desert they gave us for our first visit, the food was spectacular. The service was notable as well and earned high praise from us for their attention to detail. We highly recommend this restaurant and we will visit again soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just ok
    jjpclev
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    we had pretty high expectations for this restaurant. but sadly, they were not met. out server was very attentive, but the food was just ok. of course, it was quite expensive, but we kinda expected that. we had to send a few items back. and our steaks were covered in pepper. I understand using a little pepper to season, but our steaks ( and pretty much most of our food ) was coated in pepper. needless to say, we left feeling like we probably will not go back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate