Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland

4.6
1944 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Please call (after 2pm) to make reservations for parties over 5 guests, due to social distancing guidelines we can not accommodate parties over 10. For Parties over 5 we require a credit card to hold the reservation. Fee of $25 per person charged in cases of No-Show or cancellation with less than 24hrs notice.

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.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.4
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BradleyG
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great, I came for dinner and got entertainment from the people at the bar for free 😂

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Stacy
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience2

I have always had a good experience at Red, but not this time. It took our food over an hour to come out. The table next to us ordered their food 30 minutes after us and got their food before us. When we asked the waitress, she said that she was going to speak to the manager. Instead of apologizing, she said that she asked them to recook our side of Mac and Cheese and nothing about our meal not being ready out. No apology or reason besides that. Definitely not the level is customer service I would expect here.

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RAYI
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Everything was great! Sat inside by front window and noise level outside was annoying! Would go back!

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LennyI
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent cuisine. Modern minimalist decor....lots of deep red and black. Very nice waiter but his service was a bit off...he apologized several times. However, food was top notch. A nice place for a special occasion. Very upscale.

Surprising how extremely casual the men were dressed for a Saturday night...disappointing for such a nice place.

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JessicaS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious! Best steak in Cleveland. Highly recommend.

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JasmineZ
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My husband and went to Red for date night and everything was perfect.

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KyleP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food, and amazing service. Highly recommend.

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vipChasK
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best... always!

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BrianC
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came from Columbus two weeks in a row to enjoy such a wonderful meal we enjoyed everything Red has to offer!!!!

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CLEPatron
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Service was slow. Reservations were at 8:00... Left at 10:15.
Three meals arrived, the fourth meal was over 12 minutes later (due to a grill problem). This meal was removed from bill without asking. The food was very good.

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EricW
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. I couldn't ask for a better evening.

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vipLeoT
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

WOW!!! another fantastic meal at downtown Red, we drive from Erie, PA just for a dinner at Red twice now and this didn’t disappoint. I called a week before our reservation and talked to a very nice manager about me being immune compressed and about if a special seating arrangement could be made and she was able to help us out greatly! Our server Nicole was amazing, so nice and friendly and helpful, the best service, the cab prime fillet mignon is a must beat tasting, most tender piece of meat. I’m OBSESSED with their truffle mashed potatoes it really sets the restaurant apart from all other steakhouses best side dish! Also love their Brussel Sprouts! We have tried the Pinecrest location over the summer and I can definitely say the downtown location is a million times better!!! Love Red, we will keep coming from Erie PA just for a quick dinner because it’s THAT GOOD!! Only suggestioN PLEASE BRING BACK THE TATER TOTS those were extraordinary and definitely miss them on the menu!! Another 10/10 experience last night

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OpenTable Diner
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Steak was way under cooked

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vipGary
Cleveland
27 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great appetizers, great steaks and sides. Extensive wine list at reasonable prices. The service was perfect. We had a great night.
We’ll be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dan is amazing server!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Red is the best steakhouse in Cleveland! Each and every experience gets better!

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vipFoodie3
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We were upstairs so it was a different vibe (a lot quieter) which was good for our larger group.

We weren't able to take home left overs which was strange?

The steak was good though!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Truffle mashed potatoes 😍😍😍😍😍

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TheBrightside
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a very nice anniversary dinner the weekend of the NFL draft. We started with the calamari that was perfectly prepared and a large portion - probably ideal for 4 people. I had the most delicious chicken breast with chimichurri, my husband had the ribeye, and we had the roasted potatoes to share. All fantastic. Our waiter surprised us with an anniversary dessert of 4 warm powdered donut holes with raspberry, caramel and chocolate dipping sauces. Amazing.

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vipBryant
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chase and Morgan were awesome. Dean was great too! Great food and great time. Def will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Quite possibly the worst “steakhouse” experience I’ve had. We were sat upstairs in what is reminiscent of a high school cafeteria and barely saw our server. Took 2 hours to get our food and multiple items came out cold, including the steak which our server rudely tried defending stating that’s how rare is supposed to be. I’ve had a couple rare steaks in my day and they always come out hot (at least the good ones!). Overall the steaks are good quality but slow and service sucks, especially if seated upstairs. For a $600+ tab, better to take your party elsewhere. Will not return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food5service3ambience1

We were put up into a strange upstairs room (without being informed prior). There were about 5 tables in a bare, terribly lit, conference room.
We love Red but this experience was not reflective of the Red we know. We understand with the current situation table need to be distanced and things in general are different but dim the lights, open the blinds so we can see our city, put a few plants in, create a vibe.

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shellbell
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The food was very good, steaks delish, wasnt a fan of the upstairs dining room and waited for 18 minutes for our first drink order to be taken..we were celebration both a 30 year anniversary and a graduation from OSU and neither event was mentioned, our experience 2 years ago at Red was great and felt special, but this visit felt lack luster, just a VERY expensive dinner to not be wowed

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DerekB
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food ! Amazing service!

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EbonyH
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My and my boyfriend went for his birthday we enjoyed the food and the staff everything was on time with the food the drinks I would definitely dine again

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MichaelW
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wash , rinse , repeat.
RED is always great.
As I have said in previous reviews , Barb is always a joy to see and the best host at RED.
Never a disappointment.

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vipOhioGirl
Cleveland
27 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience1

Our waitress was excellent and the food was good but this is my third visit here and the sound level and ambiance is awful. You can’t even hear the people you’re dining with and each time I’ve visited the seating has been terrible.

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MelissaG
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

I would not recommend. For the price it was definitely not worth it. Our service was terrible and the food was mediocre. I ordered my steak medium and it came out almost rare. They took it back and it came out still not medium. When I’m paying $50 for a steak I expect an outstanding steak and it was far from it. Do not waste your money!!

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StefanieR
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We took our nephew for his 19th birthday. His first real “fine dining” experience. Food was divine, service was great. Alyson was our waitress and did a fabulous job. A great time was had by all

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vipBubba
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience1

Way too expensive for the experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A little slow to get our bottle of wine, but the food was excellent!

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MatthewM
Oklahoma City
5 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best steaks I have ever had. The Prime C.A.B is well worth it. You can cut the steak with a butter knife! Other indulges include french onion dip for an app, shrimp and crab mac and cheese and cauliflower for a side. Will be back!

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vipixlr8
Cleveland
53 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was tremendous to get out in the world again. Red came through with flying colors. We had a full app round, several cocktails, a bottle of Caymus, entrees and sides galore. It was a festival.
We had a guys from Long Island and he enjoyed himself immensely. Thanks Red!

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Patricia
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on April 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal at Red. And although it is officially a "steakhouse," we both had meatless pasta dishes that were fabulous. I have felt confident recommending Red to a several people since dining there.

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Cici
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

BEST steak I have ever had in my life!! Other food was great as well. They charged for some stupid things that should just be included, like $5 for broiled garlic on top of your steak.. if I’m paying $50+ for a steak, they should just throw in the tablespoon of garlic. Server was nice and friendly. Would go back for sure

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place for a date night! Casual dress attire!

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vipMouseMom39
Cleveland
63 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience2

Our salads were excellent, our ribeye steaks were tasty, but tough, and our truffle whipped potatoes were good, but only lukewarm in temperature. Our server, Mark, was terrific...on top of everything! We were celebrating my husband’s birthday, but with many of the restaurant’s clientele wearing jeans, t-shirts, shorts, and baseball caps, it certainly didn’t feel like a special occasion type of restaurant, although the prices certainly did!

The Manager refused to honor a $50 gift certificate that we had purchased through Cleveland Independents and which doesn’t expire until January 23, 2024, saying they are no longer involved with that organization. When I checked with Cleveland Independents, they said that Red Downtown had signed an agreement saying they would accept all gift certificates issued when they were members. Red chose not to honor their obligation.

For many years, Red was our go-to place for a good steak and nice ambiance. The last time we had dinner there was for New Year’s Eve 2019, and unfortunately we had a very disappointing experience that night, and were reluctant to return. After this past year with the Pandemic, we wanted to give it another try. I’m glad we did, but we won’t be back!

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ErinR
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience1

Had 7pm reservations on a Saturday for my boyfriend's birthday. We were in an upstairs dining room, which was disappointing. Only 4 tables, social distancing. However, there was no ambiance. No art or decor or anything to look at, I felt like I was at a cheap banquet table and chair.
Waited about 20 min for a drink, appetizers followed quickly. Then 50 minutes later our steaks arrived. The food was delicious but service slow and impersonal. The waitress was kind and comped us a drink for our wait but it was not nearly nearly 5 star experience I expected from a steakhouse like Red. I appreciate the covid response but really think that service could've been better. And maybe a prix frix menu to lessen the blow of the bill. Should've gotten it to go.

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MichaelA
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service. Mark was very attentive but also gave us time to chat and enjoy the meal.
My date had the veal which was okay. I had the lobster with risotto, which was great!
All in all, not bad at all....a little expensive for the experience.

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jessicaw
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Took server about a half hour to come over and great us. Then took forever to get a bottle of wine. Other then that I’d say dinner was good.

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You can order delivery directly from Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland using the Order Online button. Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (216) 664-0941.

Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland is rated 4.6 stars by 1944 OpenTable diners.

Red, the Steakhouse Cleveland does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/red-the-steakhouse-downtown/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.