Table 45
Table 45

Table 45

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tbl45.com/
  • Phone: 2167074045
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sunday Brunch: 11:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m. Dinner: Daily 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Bar: Cocktails Sunday - Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. Saturday: 3:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: International
  • Executive Chef: Zack Bruell
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: We can accomodate parties up to 30 people in our semi-private dining area. We also offer Sunday Brunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 100th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complementary Valet Parking
A word from Table 45
Table 45 offers a new cosmopolitan dining concept in the heart of Cleveland at the InterContinental Hotel, only minutes from downtown and University Circle. Brought to you by local Chef/Restaurateur, Zack Bruell, Table 45 offers cutting edge contemporary dining with an emphasis on cross-cultural World Cuisine. The menu features tastes from around the world and home, all created by our chefs from whole ingredients. You can enjoy watching our culinary team from the open kitchen area or experience the ultimate by booking Table 45, our Chef's Table, directly in the kitchen with a full view of all the action. The warm and vibrant atmosphere will suit those dressed in jeans or couture. Table 45 promises to be unlike any other dining experience in the Midwest. The restaurant's essentialist decor will provide a backdrop for the main attraction, Chef Zack Bruell's simple, yet exquisite, cuisine and the people who experience it.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Table 45 reviews from OpenTable diners
61 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food3.9
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
80% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (32)special occasion (24)good for groups (21)great for lunch (21)great for outdoor dining (11)neighborhood gem (8)romantic (7)notable wine list (6)vibrant bar scene (5)great for brunch (3)late-night find (3)hot spot (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Great food but...
    BioknightX
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    First things first, their dishes are superb. That being said, they are on the smaller side so you might want to order an appetizer to go with your meal if you want to be full at the end. The only thing that Table 45 lacks is the atmosphere. It's and awkward lounge style layout, rock-hard uncomfortable chairs, and overwhelmingly loud music.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pleasant surprise
    Traveler
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Even though this is a Zack Bruell restaurant, it is in a hotel, so we were prepared for that type of experience. What a pleasant surprise that is it an exceptional restaurant - excellent menu, well prepared, delicious food, attentive (but not overly) service, and very friendly staff. This goes on our "come back often" list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • regulardiner7
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    if you are hungry, don't go here. it is expensive for what you get and you don't get much. a sub sandwich either before or after would help.
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  • Worst Restaurant In Cleveland!
    CLEnightlife
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    It's unbelievable how horrible this place is. I spent $120 on awful sushi, pork ramen that was basically just all fat and zero meat, and I THINK we were seved duck, but it seemed more like a $10 London Broil from Giant Eagle. Everything was poorly cooked and flavorless. THANK GOD the wine we ordered (which we drink regularly) was good! The atmosphere is also quite embarrassing. It feels like you're in a hotel cafeteria. It's unbelievable how Parallax and L'Albatros are two of my favorite places to eat in Cleveland, but Table 45 was the biggest disappointment I've ever experienced. If you're thinking about dining here, save your money and eat at Hotsauce Williams right up the road or McDonalds.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Disappointed!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Stayed at the Intercontinental Cleveland Clinic to which this restaurant is attached. (Nice hotel if you have an appt at CC). This restaurant appeared to be nice and the menu looked pretty good as well. Sat at bar for a drink before dinner. Bar tender was very friendly and good service at the bar. That's where the "good" stopped. Very slow service for dinner. I think they were upset we sat outside, but it was a beautiful night...especially for July. My salmon was like warm. My wife's pappardelle was bland. Mediocre wine to choose from. Ordered dessert...my ice cream was good but my wife's creme brûlée was absolutely terrible to the point of inedible. Before we finished the staff was putting down umbrellas and cleaning up.
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  • Sunday dinner
    Judylucy
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Everything was great except the drinks. I had to send my Cosmo back because it was tasteless. My husband rated his martini a 3.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fine hotel dining with world flavor
    Loyal
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Excellent natural ingredients with itnernational flair. Delicious and carefully prepared. Comfortable with some particularly quiet tables. Also serves folks staying at hotel for Cleveland Clinic, so eclectic well-heeled clientele
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing
    thompke1
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Decent menu, but caters to an eclectic palate. My server didn't know the specials preparations well and assumed that my fish was baked vs. actually poached in olive oil...BIG difference. I wouldn't have ordered it had I been told the proper preparation. Service was slow as well. I ordered a frozen strawberry margherita and was served a syrupy mixture on the rocks. Also, the dress code is vast. My party was well dressed for a night out. There were patrons eating in flip flops, blue jeans and t-shirts. The only reason I would consider going back is because it is part of Tour de Bruell. I am thankful that I had a Cleveland Independents gift certificate. I would think that Mr. Bruell would not be happy to have this type of experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • RPaski
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This is year 3 of our Zack Bruell restaurant tour and Table 45 was very disappointing. We were introduced to our initial waiter (I forget his name) but as soon as we passed (due to my recent medical condition) on our usual bottle of wine we were passed off to what seemed to be a rookie waitress. From beginning of having to wait 10 minutes to place our appetizer order to paying the check took all of two hours when your restaurant was half empty. Again we will finish the tour but so far only our go to retaurant Parrallax would be rated highly. We went to La Batross for our wedding anniversary and this was equally as disappointing with a bad tasting entree being served and brought to the waitresses attention but not taken off the bill
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Met our Needs perfectly
    Loyal
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    Arrived at interconinental midd evening after flying in. Had reservatiosn and they accomodated our being 15 m late with aplomb. Were provided an excellent quiet table wtih room to spread out and quiet enoug to relax, just as we needed. Food was superb, sushi, fish, pasta. Lovely meal and very happy with our visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Total disappointment.
    Clevelander
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The first bad sign was that the restaurant and bar were totally empty for a Saturday night. We ordered cocktails, entrees and dessert and all of it was subpar....bordering on tasteless. We are huge Zach Bruell fans but this restaurant was not even close to living up to his reputation.
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  • Wildly mixed experience
    Lyublana
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Kitchen under new but very well respected chef was terrific. Appetizers, salads, and fish were great and on occasion spectacular. Waitress was abysmal. Didn't have the faintest idea of how to stage a meal. Dishes appeared in a completely unorganized fashion. Misunderstood orders. The other wait staff appeared to be well trained and efficient. Only clunker of food was Lebanese Naan (pita) with feta with some colorful bits of pepper. Note that while the patio was great in every respect, it is subject to extremely loud noise when helicopters land overhead. Every 30 minutes, approx. while we were there. Roughly 5 minutes of noise. Decor, table settings and plating are great. Support wait staff very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dinner date
    eatout
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    We had reservations for 6 pm. We were the only people in the place on a Saturday. Our waitress seemed new but she did a good job. Cocktails were generous. I had the rack of lamb and my wife had the scallops. # rib bone for me and 3 scallops for her. Over priced for such a small portion. That is generally an appetizer portion. We were using a gift certificate so it did not matter too much. Probably will not go back. Not a good value.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • delicious!
    DaytonGirl
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    There were 6 of us and we al ordered something different.....and all of us LOVED it! Including dessert. Very nice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice change.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    A pleasantly varied menu, which was a refreshing change from a lot of the (good but) unchanging and too-classic menus in University Circle and the eastern suburbs. Excellent service and an atmosphere that is welcoming but also neutral enough that anyone can feel comfortable there. The food was very solid.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • samkusa
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    The service is excellent, the ambiance is classy, it's a shame that sushi were substandard
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highways and pptholes
    stubabeVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    When it is good it is very good but etc. The gazpacho and mussels were spledid. The sushi role was good. The pork belly was seved very cold and consequently inedible. When it was returned it came back barely warm but at least it was edible and tastey. The cheese cake was interesting but we have had better. The kitchen needs more of Zacks touch. Also it was quite expensive hence a poor value
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tj1driver
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We were celebrating a birthday and ordered dessert and they brought it out with a candle and it was on the house .
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can talk AND enjoy the food
    bluette
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    Quiet, pleasant surroundings. Mix of business and social groupings. Unique and varied food choices, except extremely limited for vegan options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Can't hit the mark
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    Can't seem to master servicing a business clientele. Service is generally slow and inconsistent.
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  • O.k
    ExcellentVIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    The restaurant is o.k, service is above average. Portions are good for sandwiches and wraps but the chicken plates we ordered were very small. Surprisingly the "chicken" must have been a Cornish hen! The place is very big, so must be why the ambiance is not the best, maybe if it were more crowded it wouldn't feel so bare,
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  • Fantastic Lunch - Special
    FOODIE4MeVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Ginger-carrot soup together with tomato basil quiche made this a HOME-RUN! WoW - nice combination while the mini chocolate mousse just topped the meal off. GREAT JOB!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great sushi
    kalua24
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    Ask the sushi chef to make you a special roll. Their standard rolls are phenomenal too.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Sushi & Sashimi I've ever had
    Foodieinmiami
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    Great service, outstanding food quality. We ordered a bottle of cabernet sauvignon from 1990, we got surprised by the moderate price. Everything went perfect. we will recommend this restaurant to everyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasteful
    Firelands
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Fine atmosphere and service. The food was creative in design, taste, and presentation, but the portions were small.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Convenient and pleasant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    I just had a tostado salad and it was not much like any tostado salad I had before. The bread on the table was very good. The server was excellent in monitoring our needs, including some allergies and modifications of the menu. I do think a weakness is an absence of someone at the entrance for rather long periods of time so your arrive to no one present in the bar area. The valet parking is a huge factor for me.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 35 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 5, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 691 reviews are from the Table 45 reviews archive.
  • nice outing
    ktas
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    our party had a variety of people , from grandpa to the young grandson. We appreciate to have been seated in a private area where we were able to enjoy our conversation with no noises around.
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    Fit For Foodies
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  • Fantastic Food and Menu
    shakerdiner
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Great menu, great food, great service, easy to get into. The only reason I can see behind why it is not as busy as the chef's other restaurants is the atmosphere is a bit sterile/institutional. Very clean and pretty, but not inspiring in the least. But - easy parking and food and service rival anywhere in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was our first time dining
    Teddy
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    This was our first time dining at Table 45 and my husband and I enjoyed the experience. The service was excellent. The unique menu offers selections for all types of tastes. The food was beautifully presented and, more importantly, was delicious. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Over priced for nothing special
    SG11
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    Over priced for nothing special food. Didn't realize it was part of a hotel beforehand otherwise we would not have gone here.
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  • Nothing outstanding
    Mack
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Made reservation based on the Visit to Eataly March special. Was surprised to find a basically Japanese themed menu. The Visit to Eataly started with breads and olives, then immediately a meat and cheese platter. All very good. Main courses followed with a forgettable pasta, Sunday Sauce, delicious Risotto and one piece of chicken and fish per diner. The fish was just ok and the chicken was marginal. Final course was dessert with very good apple fritters, tasty tiramisu and tasteless mini-cannolis Overall, lots of food but nothing overly spectacular. Wait staff was good, but at $55/person (not including wine), we will look elsewhere next time.
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service was attentive yet
    Bobarzi
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Service was attentive yet not overbearing. Appetizers to entree were served well spaced out yet entrees were served at the perfect temperature for dining. Presentation to taste were impecabble. Reasonably priced for quality of service, presenation and taste. Had to leave for orchestra and missed desert; I'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre Surgery Dinner
    diningprof
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed a very nice dinner while we were staying at the Intercontinental Hotel the night before his knee surgery early Monday morning. Everything was lovely, food was excellent although just a bit pricey for a Sunday night, and the restaurant itself was very clean and attractive. The scallops entree was delicious. Breads and olive oil very good. Wonderful hostess and server. There could have been a few more small plates and salads. The only thing we noticed on a negative note was how cold it was in the dining room. Many other guests complained of the same thing. We will come back on a weekend night not related to the Cleveland Clinic and bring friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ok
    dave
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    The Sunday Pasta was excellent! Tuna tartar was extremely salty.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average
    Dockaf
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    We were seated at our reservation time, but the service was slow. Not romantic slow, but "we'll get to you when we can" slow. Slow with water and refills. Slow with bread and taking our order. The food was very good, but I have had similar at a more reasonable price. Overall, average.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My Experience at Table 45
    ClassyLadyEats
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Table 45 has a beautiful scenery. Great for a date night or special occasion. would have like to see more variety on the menu. Our server was very hospitable. The overall service was a little slow we had to wait a while for our main course, while the couple next to us received their food same dish before us and we were there and ordered first. I still would recommend this restaurant it was a nice restaurant beautiful!! love the chicken 2 ways.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for brunch, romantic, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • such a disappointment
    Delish1
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I went to Table 45 for valentines day, excited to have a great dinner and expect for my excellent company, it was a very disappointing experience to say the least. The service was horrible. I had a caesar salad which the dressing had way to much anchovy taste to it. The waitress asked if I wanted fresh ground black pepper on it, I said no thanks, and the didn't even pay attention as she was already grinding away pepper. My boyfriend and I had the scallops which were way over cooked, fishy tasting and rubbery. The asparagus served with it was charcoaled, burnt to a crisp. Not a single person, neither the waitress or hostess asked how everything was. No management was even visible. Really ruined my desire to try and Zack Bruell restaurant too
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  • Great service and ambiance
    Eastsider
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    The wait staff were excellent, professional, prompt and friendly, and we liked the inviting atmosphere. My husband ordered the lamb, which he said was quite good though not outstanding. As a vegetarian-ish, I avoid most meats and fishes, so the menu was rather limited. I opted against the one true vegetarian main course -- a stuffed tomato -- because I've had so many lousy tomatoes at restaurants over the last few years and didn't want to risk one again! There were a few tasty-sounding salads, however, and I chose the tostado salad, which was pretty good, though I couldn't taste any of the advertised cilantro in it, which would have made the salad so much more interesting. The dressing was light and pleasant. Nice wine selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • V day
    BGH50
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Valentines day is always tough---crowded, with service that doesnt seem to appreciate it is a special night. The restaurant gave each lady a nice red rose on coming in . That was a high point. The table was not great, stuck next to a service island with a lot of noisy distracting activity with clanking silverware, restocking plates, comings and goings. . My request for another table was rebuffed, though it appeared there were other options. The service was lackluster, and inattentive. Fortunately, the food was very good. Th house salad was fine, the strip steak, though oddly configured, was very good. My companion had some sushi and a salad herself. She said it was very good. The tapioca dessert was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special evening
    discerningdiner
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We are a young "senior" couple who invited friends to join us for a Valentine's Day dinner before a Severance Hall concert. The restaurant turned out to be a wonderful choice. The ladies were met with beautiful long-stemmed red roses. We were give TWO menus, one special Valentine's Day menu and the regular menu along with an extensive wine list. We ordered from the regular menu and had a fabulous dinner and excellent wine. The desserts were scrumptious as well. The waiter was very attentive and helpful in a non-invasive way. We couldn't have made a better choice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate