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2247 Professor Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113-4466 (Literary)
+1 216-274-1200
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our family gave us a gift certificate for the 5 course dinner with wine at the chefs table as a Christmas present. We opted for a Wednesday evening for a less hectic experience. Our server, Jackie , was excellent. Describing each course as to how it was prepared as well as the wine selected. Chef Dante stopped to greet us... More 

Thank pcala47
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Dante on a Tuesday evening. The place was full from 6:20 to after 8:30. The food chosen that night for the 5 course tasting was outstanding. The wine pairings were on target and I was surprised that I liked them all (not normally a wine drinker). The atmosphere was calm and could be romantic. The guy in... More 

Thank Mike H
Medina, OH
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Fantastic food in a fantastic location. Love Tremont and easy street parking. But if you want to valet, no problem! For 6.00 you can, a far better deal than downtown CLE dining. We had a group of 12 and the service and each meal was stellar. I had the beef cheeks and hubby had venison. Both the best I have... More 

Thank LynnMedina
Grosse Ile, Michigan
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Made reservations for an anniversary dinner at 7:30 on a Saturday night. Seated by 8:00. There is nowhere quiet or intimate/good for conversation. The hostess was dressed like a street beggar and totally unapproachable--no idea how she qualified for the job. The overwhelming theme of this venue is chaos. We had no less than five different servers. The wait staff... More 

Thank Erik B
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We dined at Dante for our 28th wedding anniversary. While we've lived in Cleveland for several years, we've never eaten at Dante (shame on us). Our waitress, Stephanie, was wonderful and attentive to our needs. She has a promising career in the restaurant business. I ordered the 5 course tasting menu with wines, while my wife ordered a salad and... More 

1 Thank 13Redsox
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had a celebratory Saturday dinner here a few weeks back, and were simply blown away. This was one of the best restaurant meals I've ever had. Try the 5 or 7 course tasting with wine courses -- it's not inexpensive, but really amazing. Service was perfect, appropriate, and food and drink are of the very highest quality. Highest recommendation!

1 Thank cbl60
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We went on a Friday evening with 2 friends. They had been before and raved about everything. The two men both ordered the 9-level tasting menu (9, maybe 7?). The two women ordered from the simple menu. All was delicious. We were amazed at the size of the tasting menu items. All the food was exceptionally good. It did take... More 

1 Thank Rebecca M
Marion, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This was our first time here and after reading the reviews, we opted for the 5 course tasting menu with wine pairings. I am NOT an adventurous person when it comes to food, so this was really outside my comfort zone. All I can say is that I am so glad I did. From the appetizer (salmon tartar) to the... More 

Thank anatolianmom
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The overall atmosphere of the restaurant is excellent. Foods are well prepared. Our favorite is the scallops.

Thank finfin1990
Rocky River, Ohio
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176 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We enjoyed our latest dinner at this Tremont restaurant. Their food is consistently very good. We were seated in the back room which is a bit more quiet than the main part of the restaurant. I started with the black rice app while my companion chose the cavatelli. Both were very good. My main course was the pork chop while... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2247 Professor Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113-4466
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-274-1200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?