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Velvet Tango Room

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2095 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-4228
+1 216-241-8869
16:30 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 16:30 - 01:00
Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In all of my travels, I have yet to find a spot that has the charm, service, atmosphere, and most importantly cocktails found at the Velvet Tango Room. Hard to find, but if you make the effort to see the dimly lit pink neon sign on a what looks like a house, you will be transported back to the days... More 

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I travel the world and visit hundreds of bars and restaurants every month. It's very rare that I would ever ever post a negative review. The bar is small and quirky. It's a little worn and could do with an overhaul. I was completely shocked at the rudeness of Ben, one of the waiters. We had to wait over 30... More 

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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Excellent drink menu completely made up of vintage recipes. Everything is done by hand ("we don't have a blender on the property", we were told:) Each drink was perfectly prepared and delicious! They are happy to discuss the flavor profiles and help you pick something you'll like. A bit pricey at $18 a pop, but go for Happy Hour and... More 

Thank daves27
University Heights, Ohio
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

These are the best cocktails in Cleveland, set in a bar out of the 1930s. Great backroom, music, and an endless list of cocktail, many out of the 20s-30s. If you don't know what you want then tell the bartenders what you like they will help figure it out. Cocktails are expensive most at $18.00 some higher but worth it.

Thank sanddsheppard
Perry, Ohio
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I love coming here for special occasions. The atmosphere is quiet and romantic, with soft piano music playing in the background. It really does have the feel of a speakeasy. The service is great here. They really are knowledgeable about the extensive cocktail menu, and are able to help with suggestions when choosing a drink. Everything is... More 

Thank Jessjukerroberts
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you're looking for the best cocktails you'll ever have, and don't mind paying more than elsewhere, this is the place to be. VTR has the ambiance of the old speakeasy, extremely helpful staff and the best cocktails I've ever had. My wife and I always make this a must-stop whenever we're dining in the area or have some extra... More 

Thank Jonathan S
Albany, NY
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304 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I got together with a good friend while on a business trip to Cleveland on this snowy Feb evening. After dinner he drove me over to the Velvet Tango Room where we finished the evening with drinks and a great conversation with the two bartenders. At 9:30 the place was not terribly crowded but it wasn't empty. Considering the weather... More 

Thank cbed90
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I went to the Velvet Tango Room for a work Christmas party. The atmosphere is cool and unexpected. You enter a seemingly run down house but when you get in, it's renovated amazingly. The drinks are spectacular!!! I mean, really spectacular. They do not have a kitchen so it's not a place for a meal. We had catered appetizers and... More 

Thank ohiofour
Sanibel, Florida, United States
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful and special treat! When we arrived by Uber, the hostess held the door open and said nicely "We've been waiting for you!" We were escorted to the cozy back room where we met more friends. Service was outstanding. The menu of drinks was fun to read. I had an excellent Moscow Mule. They make their own ginger... More 

Thank Kathleen R
Tecumseh, Michigan
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you Google "Moscow Mule" the Velvet Tango Room pops up...and while the name might conjure up something other than a cocktail lounge, that is exactly what it is. Food options are limited to some small plates, like fruit and cheese and some charcuterie (they were delicious, by way), but it is the drinks they were noted for. If you... More 

Thank RDean76

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
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Open Hours
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2095 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113-4228
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-241-8869

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