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Velvet Tango Room

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2095 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH
+1 216-241-8869
18:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 16:30 - 01:00
Sat 18:00 - 01:00
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Really great 40's meets today atmosphere and style. Easy parking local streets. We enjoyed sitting at the bar and watching the cocktail mixing. Very lovely place, piano music and more. It's a before dinner or after dinner or let's connect for a cocktail place.

Thank Truegrid
Trumbull County, Ohio
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I had heard great things about the Velvet Tango Room so I went there with great expectations. They were not only met, but exceeded. This watering hole is known for its classic cocktails, each made from the freshest of ingredients. The menu offers a little insight about each of the cocktails, including the intensity of the flavored as well alcoholic... More 

1 Thank Charles M
Ray twp, michigan
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76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great little place on a dark street and an upscale feel once inside. The cocktails were very good with new, historic and old mixes. The staff is hard working, knowledgable, and friendly. They have a surprise in the back with a nod to the history of Duck island. Call ahead a reserve a place in the back it has a... More 

Thank Skimo11
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is great! The drinks couldn't have been any better, the music was excellent, the wall hangings were interesting, and the stories and the brief tour were fascinating.

Thank VacationTraveler046
Mentor, Ohio
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

You may drive right by - the place isn't much to look at, and is a little off the beaten path. But once you walk in, VTO will win you over! I always sit at the bar - the bartenders are true mixologists and are a delight to converse with! The drinks menu is full of old-school classic drinks such... More 

1 Thank JaniceL73
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Not much to look at from the outside, but just wait till she opens. Drinks are $$$ but worth every cent. Great atmosphere and company. Sidecar, Rust Belt, and Moscow Mule all stand out.

Thank Eric N
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a shot and a beer, the staff will help you branch out;) Excellent and expertly crafted custom cocktails. Atmosphere is charming, maybe a bit pretentious, but like your fancy grandma's fur coat. Local or visitor alike should uber on down. Drinks are all one price, not really a food place. I love The Final Word... More 

Thank Patricia R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • 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?