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Rusty Anchor at the Music Box

4.3
815 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Perfect For:
  • Live Music
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Comfort Food
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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
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Phone number
(216) 242-1250 ext. 2
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Dennis Devies
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Elm Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
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Parking details
Valet parking is available. In addition, there is plenty of parking surrounding the venue in lots near Nautica.
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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.
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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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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

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.

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Mother's Day Menus & Specials

The Music Box is celebrating Mother's Day with Cleveland Favorites Rachel Brown and the Beatnik Playboys doing a tribute to Patsy Cline. Doors open for the early brunch at 10:30 am, and at 1:30 pm for the late one. Treat mom to our amazing brunch buffet and fabulous Bloody Mary Bar.

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What 815 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Had a lovely evening. Went for the storytelling series on Wednesday nights. Great time, great atmosphere!

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1.0Dined 2 days ago

We attended a Cleveland Stories event which was the only reason we were eating dinner at the Rusty Anchor. I would never eat again there. The food was grossly overpriced and the service was minimal. I had a salad for $9, upgraded to add chicken for an additional $6 for a whopping $15 dollar house salad. The salad barely covered the plate and it was a flat plate, not a bowl/plate. It looked like it was all endive, no variety. I had 5 slivers, yes slivers, of green apple around the plate and barely any dried fruit or cheese. My salad had no dressing on it so I had to catch the waitress and ask for some. It was one of the blandest, meager salads I have ever been served. The tiny piece of chicken on top was over cooked and very dry. I've had way better salads as "side" to a meal. This was by no means a salad for a meal. There is no chicken entree on the menu, so a salad with chicken was my only option.
My husband had the Lake Erie Walleye dinner for $25. He had a piece of fish about 1" x 4", one spoonful of potato mixture and some asparagus. He said it tasted good, but it was not a dinner worth $25. Draft beer was $9.75! We spent $60 on a very mediocre meal. The waitress only came around to take our order, bring our food and bring our bill. Never checked on us otherwise. I did not complain, as we were there for Cleveland Stories event, and I guess that is their way of making money for hosting a free event.
If I ever attend an event there again, I would definitely eat beforehand and just go to enjoy the show. The event was very entertaining, too bad the food was so disappointing. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone at all.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

MY HUSBAND ORDERD A DRINK AD NEVER RECEIVED IT. WE HAD TO ASK THE WAITER TO BRING US WATER. H AS VERY UNATTENIVE

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We saw Rachael Brown and she was amazing! The brunch was really good with a great variety.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

This was our second time at the Music Box for Sunday Brunch, excellent food a nice combination of breakfast and lunch and the Patsy Cline singer was wonderful. Music was a little too loud and the drinks are a little pricey. Server was very attentive and efficient. Will return .

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The Reid Project was amazing. Nina our server was so sweet.

If you don't like to socialize, then make special request seating. Tables are very very close together that you will have new friends by the end of the evening 🤗.

Our group had the Walleye, Red Snapper and Braised beef and it was excellent.

Will definitely be returning!!

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1.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The service was terrible. The tables so close that a waiter' s butt was practically on our table. So disappointed, first dinner in Cleveland, last time there!

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1.0Dined on April 13, 2018

This is a great option if you are attending a concert at the Music Box - park once, eat and go to the concert. Unfortunately, the dining room was packed and we could barely get around the tables to go to the restroom. Food was good, I've eaten there before and you really do get a good meal. I got the hamburger (v. good.) and my husband got the walleye. Once the band in the restaurant starts you want to get out of there because you can't talk (8 pm). Unfortunately, our waitress was elderly and crabby and could not seem to handle the crowded restaurant. I got my second drink right as we were leaving and it was all watered down, had been sitting at the bar.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

My visit was during one of your Cleveland story nights which are always fantastic. I’ve been here several times and the service has always been slow. My Caesar salad coukd have had a bit more dressing. The Brie was good but we would have liked more bread.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great dinner and with delicious soup and great service by Neil. You can always count on the Music Box for a great evening.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This place is awesome, great food, great music, great venue!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Great place to go to have a good time. the food and atmosphere is great the people are so friendly, we visit frequent to see the cover up bands. Merle Haggard cover band was great, if you want to see a good show Rachel and the Beatnik Boys, fantasic show.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Always a great experience - love the venue and the live music

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Valet parking gives you a sense of comfort that your vehicle will be well taken care of and it's only $10. You will definitely want to make a reservation so you can sit in the location of your choice. We like being very close to the music so we were seated ringside. You can see and hear no matter where you sit so it's your preference. Love the chop salad and the lobster bisque to get things started. My friend is a vegetarian and was very pleased with the black bean burger but they also had a vegetable stir fry that looked good. Another friend got the house salad with salmon which she enjoyed. I have several favorites but decided to try the pan seared pork chop - not as good as the jerk chop but ok. Candle in a flourless chocolate torte was a sweet way to celebrate my friend's birthday and I always like the cinnamon ice cream that comes with the apple cake - always a good choice. The ice cream was chocolate peanut butter and the sorbet was mango which I have had previously - deliciously light.

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

appetizer was fabulous; oven roasted brie garlic and french baguette on fig sauce. entree "perch was over breaded and over cooked. Service was good.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Excellent food. Well worth it. I had been looking for Walleye & there u had it on your menu

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Excellent evening with a delicious dinner by Dennis, and great service by Theresa.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

A great time and GREAT food. I recommend the Rusty Anchor highly.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Had a very nice time at weekly dinner series - The Making of Major League. The prix fixe meal was delicious, and the choices on the regular menu are many. Will go back!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter brunch and enjoyed family, food and Mary’s Lane music. Loved it!

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3.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The music and the view are great! However, the food is nowhere near worth what they charge. I had the cod "special" and probably should've just stopped at a fast food place before coming to the show. The fish had zero flavor and was just greasy. Very disappointing.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Had a great time. Saw The Cold Hard Cash Show the entertainment has always been super fantastic. Been there for Sunday brunch as well and had a great time.

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We were seated in the back room and the audio for the event could hardly be heard, between people at tables talking and the low audio, we missed alot of the conversation on the stage. If you are going to seat people in the back room, you need to have speakers there turned on so everyone could hear. And, if you have an event where people are TALKING, you should maybe not take reservations for people NOT there to hear the conversation. Two tables by us where filled with people not there for the conversation and spoke the whole time they were there. My father has hearing loss and missed the majority of the conversation on stage.

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Food is never quite as good as promoted. For example, when I asked what was in the soup, the waitress forgot to say that there were peppers in it...which I can't eat.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Excellent evening at the Music Box. Delicious meal, great service by Drew, and another entertaining Cleveland Story. Can’t wait until next week.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Dinner was a delight. Food preparation was outstanding. We had a wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We have attended quite a few of the Beatles Brunch with The Sunrise Jones event. They are simply excellent. I highly recommend the great music and wonderful dining experience to anyone who wants to enjoy a Sunday brunch..

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

They were so crowded so early it was chaos.
We had to ask for water at least 5 times.
The staff was working furiously but obviously short staffed.
The food, prices, location, entertainment, were all phenomenal.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The place was packed for the Carol King concert. The entertainment was great even though we sat in the back of the Main dining room and could barely see band.

Service was poor. My daughter finally went home to bar to get us a drink., 35 minutes after we were seated

Manager finally came over and took our order. Waitress came to table once after food was delivered and brought water and bread (for the table) after we asked for it. We shared a long table with 2 other parties. We didn’t know each other and all had separate reservations. Seating was OK but not my prior experience but at least we had a seat since we had dinner reservations

When the bill came. It was one check. Had to sit a long time to get separate checks. When waitress finally brought our check back she sat down at the table because “she was exhausted “. Very unpleasant and unprofessional. So we only saw the waitress 2x. To get water and silverware before meal (because table wasn’t set when we arrived) and to pay her at end

If I had not been to the venue before for concerts and Wednesday story tellers, And had a good experience, Based on this visit, I would not go back. Since I know it can be better, I will try again.

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2.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Went here for dinner before heading upstairs for a music show. It was so crammed full of tables that there was really no space as a diner to move once you slid into your chair. Trying to get out, everybody around you had to move to create space, thus disturbing your neighbors each time. Very uncomfortable. We hardly saw our waitress, had to keep asking someone to find her so that we could order or pay the check - not attentive at all. Too busy I think. Food was average. Pork chop very dry, despite the filling - the sides that came with it (mashed potatoes and kale) were bland and tasteless and the burger was just okay.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The atmosphere, live music and our waitress were all great. Overall our food was very

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Went to see Carole King Tribute band

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Allison was very attentive and friendly. All the staff seemed to be hard working and worked well together. Since this is such a large place with the main focus being the music, I didn’t expect much from the food. For an enjoyable evening with others in a fun friendly atmosphere, I would give five stars.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Came with my daughter and 10 year old grandson for a concert. Had a little mix up seating. I called ahead twice to let them know I had a wheelchair. They tried to make me go through a narrow area where the wheelchair would not fit. Finally put us upstairs, highly recommend sitting up there. Good views and close to restroom. Food was okay. Perch was a little fishy, but only half of it. I ate the other half, fries were tasty and cole slaw was good. My daughter ordered her burger with no bun, got the bun. My grandson ordered a cheeseburger, ketchup only. No lettuce, got lettuce, tomato and onion. It wasn't cooked inside, very rare. He didn't say anything but didn't eat much of it, then spent 15 minutes in the bathroom. Concert was good. Manager stopped by the table to check on things and offered to get me something else but like I said half and that perch was very good. Valet's were very nice and helpful. We'll go again for sure.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

The music was great, and not too loud if you don't sit right in front. Food was very good in the Supper Club (as opposed to the the so-so pub food upstairs) and service was excellent. We will be back soon!

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2.0Dined on March 23, 2018

There to see a band which was very good but the seating is way too crowed couldn't move easily. The food was horrible...had lobster bisque which was cold...too thick...and tasteless...followed by a salad with chicken...the chicken was about the only thing I could eat....lettuce was disgusting like out of a bag was brown on edges. Plus everything is way overpriced....you pay to hear the band then plan on spending way over a 100.00 for dinner & drinks. Great place to see a band just don't eat there!

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4.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Bartender, Rob?, was very attentive & provided efficient great service!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

It was quite crowded the night we went but the service was excellent and the food was great. we ended up sitting by the windows with a great view of both the scene outside and the stage. The menu had lots of choices and great drink options. I definitely plan to do this again, especially as the weather improves.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

While a little tighter seating than I’d prefer, our table for 4 with 3 people was fine. Our waiter, Rich., was friendly and accommodating, excellent service! Our food was wonderful (& we each ordered a different meal). A very cozy setting for everyone to hear a nice presentation from an author. I will return!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Great dinner and program. Our food was delicious, especially the soup and Erica took good care of us.

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