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Dante

2247 Professor Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113
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Ranked #7 of 1,668 restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Literary
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English first
North Royalton, Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great ambiance, staff was awesome and chef made something special for my partner and her vegetarian diet. You can order anything here and it will be wonderful.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I visited this restaurant with friends and enjoyed every aspect of the visit. For appetizers we had the charcuterie board, all of which was made in the restaurant, and the tuna tartate, both of which were excellent. The polenta wasn't such a great hit, but all of our main courses, rabbit, scallops and smoked duck, were delicious. The atmosphere was... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Wonderful location, beautiful inside albeit tight quarters! Has the chefs menu, let him pick everything and it was absolutely screaming out in wonderful combinations of flavors with a decadent visual presentation and excellent wine pairings. Wine list is great. Expect to sit close to neighbors, but a truly wonderful Cleveland dining experience! Also enjoyed the bar prior to being seated.

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United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I travel extensively, both domestic and international, and this is one of my absolute favorite establishments. Great ambience, even better food. Service was a little slow last time but the food and drinks made up for it. If you can sit in the old vault, it's a unique experience. You HAVE TO try the linguine. It's excellent!

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Went here tonight for the 2nd time in the last 6 months, and was as disappointed this time as I was the last. The food is tasty and the value ok. I recommend the tasting portions of risotto or the pastas. The calamari was ok, just not strong enough to differentiate from other fried squid. The lobster spring rolls are... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went on a Friday night. It was very busy, but we had reserved with Open Table and my husband and I had a seat right up front to people watch. (it was also much quieter there). The staff was very knowledgeable and kind. I had the tasting menu, The Experience, and was not disappointed. All the food was beautifully presented... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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124 reviews 124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This place has been on everyone's "Must Dine" list from the time they opened their doors. Overall, Dante rates a Plus Plus. Located in Tremont, it sets in a neighborhood of upscale new-menu eateries and old world casual establishments. perfectly suited to a pub crawl or an evening of serial fine dining. The building, itself,was once a bank, and customers... More

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Akron, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Want to treat yourself and your honey? There may be no better place than Dante in Tremont. We've been to Boston, New Orleans, San Francisco and honestly Dante treated us and fed us better than we can ever remember. They did forget the promised glass of Proseco for our anniversary celebration, but no problem. The 5-course menu was plenty (can't... More

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Rocky River, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

If you are a foodie and want to to eat at one the best places in Northeast Ohio, you ought to treat yourself to a special night at Dante's. The setting is intimate and an old bank. You can request the 'safe' room, but that can be booked way in advance. Expect the place to be full of people. Don't... More

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Had dinner last night here and tried the five course suprize me option. started with octopus salad, lamb ravioli, smoked trout, steak and braised rib and some unbelievable pie for desert. This place is as great as I was told

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