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“don't miss this place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Velvet Tango Room

Velvet Tango Room
2095 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH
(216) 241-8869
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Ranked #24 of 1,681 Restaurants in Cleveland
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“don't miss this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Located on a side (residential?) street off of the main drag, this little place is well worth the effort to get there. We had the best cocktails we have EVER had. Yes, they really are that good! Fresh, quality ingredients, top shelf alcohol go into the shaker, and everything is made at the bar by hand when you order it. The prices reflect the quality of the ingredients and the amount of labor involved. Happy hour has best prices. But we liked so much we went both nights we were in Cleveland and paid full price on night #2. Well worth the price, and if we return to Cleveland we will return to Velvet Tango.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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English first
Northeast Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“I would have never known!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I tried this place out after dinner for a little "get away from the kids date". This place is truly a hidden gem! The atmosphere is great. You feel like you're in your own living room. The live band just adds to the feel (Jesse, you're the man!). The service is phenomenal also.

We were a bit skeptical at first because the drinks are a bit pricey, but wow, were they worth it!

Our only reservation was that the desert menu was "lacking". We came for drinks and desert, but the offerings for food were very limited. Other than that, The Velvet Tango Room is definitely a place we'll visit again!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Cleveland, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Drinks!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Now, be prepared to wait but it is worth it! We recommend ordering two upfront if you plan to have more than one as it may be awhile before you get one. Inda Lime Fizz is amazing!!!!

Visited December 2011
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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Amazing hidden gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

I love that this place is off the grid..! It was standing room only when we arrived but within 10 minutes, a group left the couch-area so we promptly took their seats. It took a waitress 15 minutes to bring us water and then it took another 10 minutes for a different waitress to take our orders. I guess $20 drinks are an art-form so a wait is to be expected...I just think our wait was extensive.

The drink menu is amazing and the drinks taste just like they sound! The ambiance feels old-school, men's club style which is so unique. Just wish it wasn't as pricey and that the wait wasn't as long! It's hard to get buzzed when you're waiting forever for drinks... but the VTR is worth a visit!

Visited July 2012
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“Ego trip... Bar time???”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012 via mobile

Got in at 11:30 ( real time) got 2 drinks... 35$ friends showed up at 12:35 , friends knocked till 12:50... Bouncer showed up telling them it was 1:05 BAR TIME... We left... Never go there waste of time and money!!!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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