Foundation Room House of Blues Cleveland

4.8
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$50 and over
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American
Foundation Room provides an exclusive, VIP, dining & lounge experience like no other in Cleveland. Located on the top floor of House of Blues, guests enjoy a stunning setting & ambiance only found in Foundation Room, Cleveland’s luxe, downtown hideaway. Enjoy outdoor dining on the patio overlooking the beautiful East 4th Street. Conveniently located near Progressive Field, Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, & Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Foundation Room is perfect for pre- or post-concert or downtown event.

Once settled in, enjoy an eclectic & seasonal menu including an 8-ounce Angus Center Cut Filet, Bacon Mac & Cheese, & Seafood Paella, paired with a bold wine from our extensive list, or a unique hand-crafted cocktail. Whether you are looking for an intimate night with that special someone or an unforgettable night watching your favorite band, Foundation Room Cleveland provides the ultimate Rock ‘n’ Roll VIP experience. Membership is not required for dinner reservations.
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Attentive staff, great food, cozy ambiance, great date night experience

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vipKathleenS
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and service!

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vipTimR
Cleveland
32 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We went here for dinner on Fat Tuesday during Restaurant Week and it was our first time here. The Foundation Room is truly a hidden gem. The décor and ambiance of the restaurant was spectacular as was the seafood paella. The wagyu burger was not very special, but our server was phenomenal and the experience was wonderful. We will definitely come back to order off the regular menu.

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vipMichaelB
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Julius Chris and Sam made our night special. It's a unique place, they make you feel like you are their honored guests. Definitely'a don't miss' for Cleveland dining.

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DannyC
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing aesthetic. Essentially a members only place, but got reservations on OpenTable. Food was great. Essentially we had a private restaurant for awhile. Indian art decor really sets a mood. And the food is really good. The scallop dish is highly recommend. Definitely would want to go back and considering membership. Well worth the time.

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Kateb
Charleston
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Feel like a rock star with the amazing service and food in The Foundation Room at the House of Blues!

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JudyE
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time. Our server was very knowledgeable. At no time did we feel rushed.
Loved the atmosphere. Definitely will return.

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joek
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and atmosphere! Always a first class experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time with friends in a special place!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic. Service was above and beyond.

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MarioP
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place and staff. Food was excellent. Chris was wonderful!

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vipDvds
Toronto
29 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience

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BethD
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hidden Gem in downtown Cleveland
Excellent service

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BchwdFoodie
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the moment we arrived we felt like the staff was taking care of us, from the host to the bartender and to Julius who steered us around and checked in on us.

We had been to the Foundation Room and loved the vibe of the place, but had never dined there. We were amazed at the found, which was outstanding. I highly recommend the wings. I was all set to get the paella, but when our server told us about the cioppino as a special, I changed my mind. I'm glad I did.

We had a great experience and will definitely return.

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vipPaulM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

I visited this restaurant this past Sat. night and found it to be a hidden gem in CLE. The manager Julius was very friendly and accomodating.

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vipKathleenS
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food, always good service, always good people taking good care of you

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vipJames
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Seemed a little run down. Staff and food were great, just needs some updating.

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Eric
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

I made a reservation for dinner and couldn’t get all the times that I originally wanted so I settled on the time that you gave me. I got there me and my companion were the only two people in the entire place… We waited for a while and then instead of 730 eating, we waited till at least 9 PM to eat because we felt uncomfortable with nobody in the restaurant.

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JOELL
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We like the whole experience. Julius is the bomb. Usually frequent four times a year.

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BrianM
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience2

Great food, just really hard to find. Service was excellent.

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JOELL
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

VIP service from stem to stern. Julius is the best!

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vipjimjones
Miami
10 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Swankiest spot in Cleveland. A1 service through and through.

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vipragarcia
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Julius and Chris went way out of their way to make us feel special. We were a group of six and they acted as if each one of us as a single party. Superb. The food and ambiance are also hard to beat.

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vipMsInferno
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The House of Blues Foundation Room has a NEW menu... And, it's amazing! Chicken thigh meatballs in a zesty tomato sauce with homemade garlic bread; wings w/a smokey glaze and out of this world dipping sauce (used it for my french fries from the steak and frites), toasted sharp cheddar cheese and granny smith apples was so good!

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JOELL
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Julius is the best; the staff in general are helpful and friendly.

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JenniferH
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautifully decorated India themed restaurant with the coolest collection of folk art! Service was impeccable (we had about 3 different people checking that we were content, etc. throughout the meal) The food was scrumptious and nicely prepared/plated...we wrapped it up with the dessert of freshly baked cookies with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side. Afterwards, we went downstairs to hear some live blues from the band, Blues Chronicles. They were great!!! PERFECT EVENING OUT!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

ALL of the staff was top notch. Food was fantastic. Can’t wait to dine again!

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vipMatthewK
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best dinning experiences ever ! Well worth it !

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RebeccaD
Columbus
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed the atmosphere. The decor was interesting and different. The service was excellent. We will definitely be back another time.

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BrettN
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Julius is a great manager of the foundation room...they were always checking to make sure everything was great....Excellent time as always.

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JimH
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening at the Foundation Room. Staff was courteous, efficient and very professional. Our guests were impressed with the ambience as well as the dining experience. We will definitely return to this restaurant soon.

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DarioR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just great

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food for reasonable prices

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
8 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Overall I was disappointed with my experience with Foundation Room. On a Saturday night, we walked in to a completely empty restaurant. Two other tables were occupied later on. I ordered the Filet and it was very good. But, the meal was overpriced for what we received. The salad and sides were overpriced and small compared to other steakhouses. The chocolate cake dessert was very dry and not worth the price. Overall if I’m going to spend about $200 for a dinner for two, the restaurant should have more patrons. Save your $ or go to Marble Room.

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vipMsInferno
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious meal! Service was exceptional!

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service and excellent food! Gluten free bread would have made it perfect food too!

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chesterw
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Foundation room exceeded any and all expectations. The ambiance was incredible along with the service and food even better!

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OllieW
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Being new to the area it was our actual first date night my wife and got to have in a long time. The staff was fantastic and the food was superb. We shared the Shrimp appetizer and I had the 16oz Ribeye which I would highly recommend. We really enjoyed ourselves and can not wait to do it again.

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vipOpenRoad
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a gem upstairs from the House of Blues main floor restaurant. It’s so interestingly decorated and feel exclusive. It’s romantic, quiet, and service and menu are upscale. We were able to walk out onto the patio outside and view the outside activity on East 4th Street. The Foundation Room in the past was limited to private parties, and it just opened to the public around August 2018, so it’s a secret waiting to be found!

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vipjb22
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service - friendly, efficient, helpful, you can tell that the staff really cares about customers and their experience. I recommend this venue for special occasions, hanging out with friends at the bar, or enjoying live music.

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