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About The Greenhouse Tavern

Chef Jonathon Sawyer's sustainably inspired flagship restaurant located in the heart of downtown Cleveland.

2038 E 4th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Gastro Pub, French, American

Hours of Operation:
Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Euclid & Prospect

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(216) 443-0511

Website:
http://www.thegreenhousetavern.com/

Catering:
Off site catering is available upon request. Please email events@thegreenhousetavern.com in regards to your event.

Parking Details:
Valet is available on East 4th at the cost of $8 per vehicle. Valet operated by MVP Parking. Prices may vary. Network Parking also operates many parking lots in the area.

Public Transit:
Short walk from both Terminal Tower and Public Square - RTA and Trolly lines (http://www.riderta.com/).

Executive Chef:
Jonathon Sawyer

Private Party Facilities:
We can accommodate groups of 15 to 40 in our private areas. The entire restaurant is available for events with 130 or more guests. Off site catering also available. We understand each event is different so we will help customize to your specific needs.

Private Party Contact:
Tom Sawyer: (216) 443-0511

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Greenhouse Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (43)
Creative Cuisine (39)
Local Ingredients (33)
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Good for a Date (31)
Special Occasion (28)
Hot Spot (28)
Fun (27)
Authentic (25)
Worth the Drive (25)
Casual (24)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Great Beer (22)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Bar Seating (22)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Neighborhood Gem (20)
Comfort Food (18)
Gluten Free Options (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Vibrant Bar Scene (16)
Tasting Menu (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Healthy (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (14)
Cozy (13)
Great for Lunch (13)
Vegan (13)
Business Meals (12)
Seasonal (12)
People Watching (11)
Great for Brunch (11)
Happy Hour (10)
Notable Wine List (9)
Romantic (9)
Tapas (9)
Organic (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Late-night Find (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Scenic View (5)
Spicy (5)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 5 days ago

This place is AMAZING. My favorite restaurant in CLE. I have never had a bad meal. And no restaurant in town does vegetarian/vegan at their level. Everything is full-flavored and delicious. If you have out-of-town guests and want to really impress this is the place for you.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Jonathan Sawyer has crafted one of the most pleasant dining experiences in CLE. The service was great. The staff was excited to discuss the food and our dining experience (as it was our first time). The food itself was unreal. My girlfriend and I left fat and happy. The other huge plus, in my eyes, is that Sawyer strives to source all his joints with locally sourced, organic ingredients. I hope other CLE restaurants follow his lead. Definitely go if you haven't already. 10/10

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Organic
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·Dined 6 days ago

Everything we ordered was outstanding. The crispy pig ear appetizer was a particular standout.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

sent as private directly to restaurant .............................

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Very cool layout! ... Every plate is like a masterpiece of flavor. Great service! Very unique experience!

Tags: Healthy, Cozy, Fun, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Came here for my son's birthday. His request. Though we have eaten here before. Personally got the wings, and like everyone else said they were excellent, didn't use the sauce. All meals were done to everyone's liking. Our waitress was fun and attentive. Always a good choice.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on February 2, 2018

I eat here all the time, and I had guest from CALIFORNIA and they loved the food but the set-up was not what I asked for the service seemed chiotic. I was disappointed but I will be back because the food is good, but i cannot have our business lunches there anymore.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Greenhouse is a gem! One of my all time favorite restaurants in Cleveland. Such great menu options and all locally sourced ingredients.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Great Beer, Authentic, Hot Spot, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Tapas, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Groups, Seasonal
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Amazing food and amazing service, would highly recomend

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our server was very personable and helpful. The chicken wings are a must and the caramel buttered popcorn pot de Creme absolutely to die for.

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·Dined on January 26, 2018

Fantastic Food!!! Personally, I would like more light.....if returned in summer, definitely would prefer outdoor dining. A bit claustrophobic......HOWEVER, we had a GREAT evening and the food was FABULOUS. We would definitely return!!! Kevin, our waiter, was a gem!!!! Thanks.

Tags: Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was good but the service was terrible. We ordered wine twice to find out they were out (it was Friday). They didn’t clear our apps until mid dinner and we needed to ask them to clear. I haven’t been there in a while and I am in no rush to get back.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Fantastic food, drink, and service. One of the best meals I’ve had in a long time.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Reasonably priced, and memorable dining experience in the heart of downtown Cleveland.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Spicy, Cozy, Vegan, Casual, People Watching, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This place is the best! My wife and I love the food, environment, and creative menu and drinks! Well worth the money and our server (Kevin) was awesome.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I love the place. The food was a bit eccentric and I’m pretty good about eating outside the box The wait staff and cooking crew were very friendly and through

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Awesome Service, great food. The confit chicken wings are fantastic.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Everything was so delious. Starting with our cocktails. Our waitress was knowledgeable and gave great suggestion. She even stuff my olives with blue cheese for my Martini. The menu is eclectic but worth stepping out of your comfort zone to taste very yummy food. The rosemary frites...wow! Lamb burger is fabulous. Definitely give Greenhouse Tavern a whirl.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Healthy, Good for Groups, Cozy, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We have eaten at greenhouse dozens of times. We even had our sons rehearsal dinner there before his wedding! This time was not one of their better efforts. Everything (everyone’s dish)was so salty. The food there is so excellent it doesn’t need it!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 15, 2018

I’ve been here many times but this last one didn’t quite make the grade. The waitress seemed distracted and disinterested. Food was not quite as good as usual, seemed less flavorful compared to the norm! This is ALWAYS my go to place when I have guests that have not been there before. This time was very underwhelming.

Tags: Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I was really looking forward to dinner with my son, as my husband and I had an exceptional meal here in the summer. We were in a rush to see a show, and our server went above and beyond to get our order in, as well making food suggestions which we really appreciated. Cocktail of the day was very disappointing, not worth the $12 in my opinion. Lamb burger was way too oniony, totally lacking, bu also a little dry. The over the top fries with egg and gravy were way too salty. Brussels sprouts were delicious.
Overall really disappointing ting, even if the order was rushed, there was no excuse as far as I’m concerned. I work in the food industry, and believe it was someone who just didn’t care.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was poor quality meat and uncooked vegetables. Food to table time was slow.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, cozy atmosphere—love the vhs movies playing at the bar, very cool space.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Sadly Very Disappointed! We've gone to Greenhouse many times in the past and have thoroughly enjoyed everything. We even had a large surprise birthday party there several years ago and it was excellent. But our last experience was not a good one. Last Saturday was supposed to be a special 21st birthday dinner for our son. Our 2 orders of Ciopinno were $35. each...they were cold and had next to nothing on the plate...we returned them. Then ordered the pork dish and it was good. My sons steak was ordered med rare came out as rare (literally very red through out and bloody). Our server said " It looks med rare to me". We returned it and my son enjoyed the Med rare. At 7:00PM they were out of several dishes. Our server while possibly not intentional had very argumentative replies through out our dinner. I personally found this offensive. Felt the $200+. was definitely not worth the frustration. While I have many nice memories of dining here I'm sad to say we will not be going back.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Food was fantastic as always - thanks! Wish you would sell your pickles, they’re the best out there ☺️

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

At first we were a little nervous and unsure about the menu and sitting next to others that close but after ordering and eating and the drinks we are definitely going back. Like I said a little outside of our comfort zone but felt right at home very quickly.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Lamb loin special was spectacular. A friend had the "Pork and Pie' and it was impressive. I've always had the pot de creme for dessert and branched out to try the French silk pie. The pie was good--and visually beautiful, but not as good as the pot de creme.
Service was friendly and added to a great evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Organic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Tapas, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Casual, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Vegan
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great meal. The grilled Brussel sprouts appetizer were delicious. The Lamb Loin was prepared in a very unique and wonderful manner. Different but absolutely delicious.

Tags: Authentic, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I love the idea of Small, Medium and Large plates. I had one Small dish and two Medium dishes and was able to try three different items/types of food off the menu.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Casual, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Celebrated New Year's Eve with family and a great Greenhouse meal. Service was outstanding, and food never disappoints. Wings and squash for appetizers and a variety of dishes for dinner. Best burger I ever had, and others in our party loved the lamb chop/pork chop, and rigatoni.

Tags: Casual, Spicy, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Was doing an impromptu road trip around the upper midwest/great lakes for some wings and I couldn't pass up the great ones at Greenhouse Tavern. Just as enjoyable this time as any other.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Tasting Menu
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Best wings! Loved the no name Pommes Frites!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The Fried Brussel Sprouts, Chicken Wings Confit, and Roasted Pig's Head were all amazing. The service was wonderful, and the ambiance was also very chill.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary here. Amazing food (duck breast, chicken wings and Brussels sprouts).

Highly recommend to anyone for any reason

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Greenhouse Tavern knocked it out of the park on all levels. I will definitely be back!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Food and service were outstanding!! My friends and I came in for my 40th birthday and had an amazing time. The Greenhouse never disappoints.

Tags: Notable Wine List, People Watching, Special Occasion, Organic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Spicy, Quick Bite, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Vegan, Healthy
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Best service for a large group I have had in a long time! Thanks so much!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We traveled from Rhode Island to visit family, this was my choice as a great location for dinner. I’ve followed the restaurant and chef as a friend from the Culinary Veg Institute. Amazing tasting. Had the chicken wings, clams and beef tartar. Lamb burgers were classic. The diverse menu allows any option from small bites to a amazing full entree. Desserts were amazing, recommend the Pot de cream. 5 Stars!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We really liked the preparation of the food. The crispy wing appetizer was very unique with the lemon flavor. Our waitress was very sociable and knowledgeable about drink pairings, popular items on the menu, and very considerate of giving her guests about proper space. This made it a comfortable environment, while in a packed environment.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Absolutely fantastic food! Kevin, our server, is extremely friendly and knowledgeable. We felt at home, which is rare these days.

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