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About Rusty Anchor at the Music Box

World-class restaurant and Cleveland’s #1 choice for live music. Offers casual fine dining and nightly concerts on the riverfront with spectacular cityscape views. Menu offers Cleveland comfort food, such as their delicious lobster perogies or fresh Lake Erie perch. Also featuring Happy Hours Wednesday-Sunday with food and drink specials.

**Please note: OpenTable reservations are only available for Rusty Anchor / Supper Club dining. Tickets are required for admission to our Supper Club or Concert Hall concerts.

1148 Main Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Bar
Wed–Sat 4:00 pm–2:00 am
Open for Concerts Only
Mon, Tue 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Dinner Service
Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Elm Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(216) 242-1250 ext. 2

Website:
http://www.musicboxcle.com/

Entertainment:
The Music Box Supper Club hosts well-known national touring musicians and local Northeast Ohio artists from multiple genres, including blues, jazz, folk, bluegrass, rock and soul.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available. In addition, there is plenty of parking surrounding the venue in lots near Nautica.

Executive Chef:
Dennis Devies

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The two-story Music Box Supper Club has a flexible layout that's easily configured for groups from 30 to 700 people. With gorgeous waterfront views, a spacious deck overlooking downtown Cleveland and customizable menus—along with on-site catering and full liquor service—we offer a first-class event planning and space.

The events department can be contacted at (216) 242-1253.

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Private Dining

Mitch Grattan, Vice President of Operations, will assist parties of 20-50. Brittany Reye, Event Manager, will assist parties of 50 or more. Shannon Brancifort, Wedding & Social Events Manager.

Rusty Anchor at the Music Box Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

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Fun (47)
Casual (36)
Good for a Date (35)
Good for Groups (31)
Worth the Drive (31)
Special Occasion (28)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Bar Seating (20)
Sunday Lunch (17)
People Watching (17)
Hot Spot (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Great for Brunch (16)
Authentic (14)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Comfort Food (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Cozy (10)
Romantic (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Late-night Find (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Great Beer (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Business Meals (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Seasonal (6)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Vegan (5)
Great for Lunch (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 2 days ago

Great time at the Music Box Supper Club! We love the ambiance and we really enjoy the music entertainment

Tags: Live Music, Fun, Casual, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 2 days ago

Great show, food, and service. Too bad my friend’s wife was sick and could not join us.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Live Music
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 3 days ago

Had never been here but now twice in a couple of weeks. The Sunday brunch was great, good value and tasty ingredients. Saw a show there last night and showed up an hour early for dinner. Great selection, fresh ingredients and some of the best lobster bisque I’ve ever had. I had a super fresh walleye dinner,and my wife’s rib eye was to die for! Got a table next to the stage, service was great. This place is a little pricey, but worth it,

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Late-night Find, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Bar Seating
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·Dined 4 days ago

History centers storytelling Wednesday. Everything was great!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 4 days ago

The Cleveland Conversations are fabulous and extremely interesting.THe topics are varied but all presenters are very knowledgeable.would recommend Cleveland Conversations to any Clevelander and to anyone not lucky enough to live here.would suggest an updated menu.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 4 days ago

Another great evening at the Music Box. Delicious dinner, good service and one of the best Cleveland Stories.

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·Dined 4 days ago

I'm really impressed! First time there with a Meetup group to hear a local author discuss her book. There was plenty of seating available. Service, for how crowded it was, was actually decent. Our server was hopping, but she was attentive as possible. Kept our water flowing, which seems unheard of these days. Plenty of parking. Gracious hostess and employees who I needed to ask questions of. Returning tonight actually to try a concert! Can't say enough about how surprised I was by the venue, the menu (I'm healthier than most and could still find plenty), alcohol options (I'm a wine snob and wasn't disgusted), and service.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Live Music, Waterfront, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Really nice experience. Delicious Walleye. Travis Haddix great blues band! Excellent service and view by window!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 11, 2018

The meal was combined with a conversation with Comedy writer Jaffe who is a hometown guy who was one of the key writers on the first year of Seinfeld. He fed comedy to the show for many years while following his own career in stand up and writing for other venues. His wife was OBY GYN doc who developed Parkinson's disease. Jaffe has been raising awareness and funds to combat this disease with an event called "Shaking With Laughter". Very worthwhile endeavor as well as a great time for laughter which is also a great stress reliever - can't we all use some of that? He has a book of humor based on his wife's stories which is graciously signed and even gives a free book of baby talk translations - can't wait to ready both. Menu of 3 course was based on various known episodes from Seinfeld - No Soup For You was a salad - clever; Festivus for the Restofus was a great dinner of turkey, dressing, green beans and potatoes. It was topped off with cheesecake although I can't recall it's name

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 10, 2018

An enjoyable dinner and program with friends. The food was delicious and creative. Our server, Brittan, did a great job taking good care of us.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Bar Seating, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Waterfront
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Horrible service. Very disappointed. High end menu and wine with terrible service. Waited 45 minutes for order to be taken. Reservations to wait! Never again.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 7, 2018

the jimmiller band was the best music and band i ever heard . the crowd was large and everyone was having a great time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Live Music
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Nina, our server, was great and the food was excellent. Great evening overall.

Tags: Good for a Date, Live Music, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Good food, fun atmosphere! We were there for a show upstairs in the concert hall. Could have moved us along a bit quicker but again the good food and atmosphere made up for it!

Tags: Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Fun
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The band (Nitebridge) was excellent! The food was delicious. I will definitely do brunch again.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The band was great. The brunch buffet was pretty mediocre and the servers were nice but seemed overwhelmed. But we were there to listen to music. We had a great time and will come again

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Waterfront, Scenic View, Live Music, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Went with a friend for New Year's Eve brunch. The food and entertainment were ,as usual, phenomenal. The service however was not so phenomenal. I understand that it was a holiday and it was extremely crowded, however in anticipation of this I would think that there would be more staff on hand. Our water glasses did not get refilled during our entire visit. Would be a good idea to place water pitchers on each table. Other than the fact I thought I was going to die of thirst, everything was wonderful😁. Great way to kick off New Year's Eve!!! We rave about the Supper Club. We'll definitely be back!

Tags: Waterfront, Fun, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The brunch is great. I would Highly recommended the Rusty Anchor for the food and mostly for the fantastic musical guests, in particular...Moss Stanley and Nighttown!

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Very nice restaurant and an overall good experience. Friendly staff along with prompt service. Casual and relaxing. Great venue for live music as well. Positive & fun evening out.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Great Beer, Comfort Food, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Scenic View, Casual, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Toronzo Cannon show fantastichad a great time. The steak dinner my daughter had was delicious. My vegan salad with grill chicken very good.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

as always the food was good service just as good entertainment was what we came for and it was great good night out

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

I desire to send a private review to the management.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We enjoy coming to the Music Box, whether it is to see live music or for the speaker series. This is truly a gem for Cleveland.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Authentic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was ok, service was wonderful. Tables were too close together, causing me to be hit in the back by two women seated behind me for an hour. The same two women who talked, the entire time my husband and I were there, making it very difficult to enjoy the music. After a little over an hour we decided to savage the remainder of our evening by leaving. Suggestions for Rusty Anchor: separate your tables to allow more room for guests and make an announcement regarding talking during performance should be minimized or taken to another area. Was not worth our drive from Avon Lake.

Tags: Waterfront, Bar Seating, Live Music
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We were there for an event. The music was wonderful and the energy was great.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We Love the music box supper club! So much fun and the entertainment is fabulous!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Quick Bite
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

I brought friends there to see Michael Sonata a few months ago and we were seated up top in the back corner. We couldn’t see or hear a thing. So I made a reservation for 4 for the December 23rd show on October 6th. I mentioned the problem we had the last time we were there and asked for something out front. When we arrived that night we were seated in the one table behind the stage. We had a great view of the drummer...that’s it.

Then the servers forgot about us all night. I had to actually go to the bar to get drink and dinner menus because it took so long. We wanted to order at 6:30, but no one took our order till 7:00. Then we got our food at 8:06. I know this because we were about to leave. Every table around us was finished with desert and our dinner just showed up.

The food was good, but the experience was pretty bad. That’s 2 visits to Rusty Anchor, and 2 disappointments.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 23, 2017

What a great evening! The Sinatra tribute show was awesome. We were a group of four and we all ordered the lake perch. It was delicious and some of the best coleslaw I've ever had. The only improvement I can think of would be less talking from those in the audience in order to enjoy the singing more...but then it IS a supper club so I guess that's not going to happen!
LOL!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Took my 90 year old mother to see Michael Sonata perform a Frank Sinatra Christmas. Michael was great the food and service were good but the people at the table next to us talked loudly and incessantly throughout the whole performance!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 20, 2017

A very nice evening was enjoyed by my entire group. Extremely crowded,
but the service kept up the pace.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Came to listen to the talk on Millionaire’s Row. Most informative and entertaining.

Ordered the Brie appetizer which was delicious. For dinner ordered the daily special. Disappointing. Chicken was mostly breading, not much chicken. Macaroni and cheese was cold; sent back twice before getting hotter Mac.

Our server, Sean, was terrific!! So friendly, patient and ready to serve. Would request him again. Hope he gets recognized in some way!

Tags: Waterfront, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Fun
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

The musical entertainment for our reservation time was Rachel Brown. She and her band were incredible. The food was beyond awful. I mean unpalatable. Everything was far over cooked. Sausage was black and hard as chips. The eggs Benedict, by far the most disappointing. Cooked hard like a hard boiled egg. It wasn’t just my random selection, I had seven people in my party and each had hard boiled eggs instead of the ooooz the egg should offer. No hollandaise sauce, scallions or even parsley to top it. Bakery was dried out crumbles. Quite honestly, I was embarrassed to have entertained such a brunch. Very disappointed to say the least. Server was Nick, he was great as well as the bartender at the Bloody Mary bar.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 15, 2017

The restaurant did not meet my expectations. The waiter told us that cider was out of stock and then at end of meal said that it was and asked if we still wanted it. The food was mefiocre--we had the perch fish and chips. Fish taste like it was frozen fish. The coleslaw was ok. The drinks were mediocre.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 10, 2017

I had the baked brie with a roasted garlic head and fig jam - awesome! And the beer selection is mostly local stuff, which is wonderful. And some of the best live music around. And its on the river. And has THE best party band for holidays and other events: Sunrise Jones. Coming here to party and dance for New Years Eve. You should too!

Tags: Scenic View, Hot Spot, Live Music
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We attended our second "Beatles Brunch" this year at the Music Box and enjoyed it as much as we did the first time. This is a great venue, right on the Cuyahoga River, and the music is always good. There's an amazing variety of acts - something for everyone. The bunch is an excellent value, with a wide variety of options that are well prepared. The only thing it lacks is vegan entree options - I wish management would add some. As in the past, the service at our recent visit was top notch - the wait staff really hustles, and they always aim to please.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Live Music
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 9, 2017

I have been here before, brought a date, her first time to the brunch, she absolutely loved it. We will be back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Vegan, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Live Music, Healthy, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on December 8, 2017

lovely venue. Great for a moderately priced date that is fun and unique. My husband and I love to come here and experience various types of music. You won't be disappointed.

M

Tags: Live Music, Casual, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 6, 2017

A delicious dinner, a very entertaining and informative program and great service by Neil.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 30, 2017

music is always great! food is always great too! However, I'm not happy that they decreased the shrimp in the tempura shrimp. I believe it was 6 and now it's 4.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was awesome.

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