Dante Next Door – Brunch Restaurant
Dante Next Door, run by famed chef Dante Boccuzzi is your new favorite Cleveland brunch and lunch spot. Chef Dante has made it a point to open new restaurants in the area pretty regularly and to locals’ delight he opened another restaurant in the up and coming neighborhood of Tremont in April of 2014.
Tremont is no stranger to delicious cuisine from Chef Dante. Next Door is now the third Dante restaurant in the area and is quite literally next to one of Dante’s other restaurants, Ginko which is an Authentic Japanese spot. Dante is the other restaurant in the neighborhood that features modern American cuisine.
The menu features classic dishes both for brunch and lunch. Highlights from the brunch menu include the “Banana Fosters French Toast” (banana compote, vanilla cream), “Omelette of the Day” (farm fresh eggs, seasonal ingredients, mesculin), “Occhio di Bue” [Bullseye] (tomato braised eggs, ceci beans, braised greens, focaccia) and the “Cinnamon Waffle (caramelized apples, Kentucky bourbon) all of these which only cost $11 each. The brunch menu ranges from $8 to $22.
Moving on to the lunch menu, there is a much wider selection making it easy for everyone to find a dish they love. Some fan-favorites include the hand-tossed pizzas. The “Paradiso” (wild mushrooms, Truffle Crema, potatoes, leeks) is available for $13, the “Vegiterranean” (zucchini, eggplant, portobello, red onion, tomato) is available for $12, the “Breakfast Calzone” (ham, hash browns, peppers, onions, cheddar) is available for $14 and the classic “Margherita” (tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, fresh tomatoes, pecorino cheese) for $10. All of the pizzas on the menu range from $10 to $16.
If you have a sweet tooth, just look to their dessert selection to satisfy your craving. They have “Tiramisu Parfait” (espresso, lady fingers, mascarpone), “Nutella Pie” (chocolate Nutella ganache, sweet cream) and “Ice Cream” (Profiteroles honey chocolate ice cream) all of which are $10 and under.
They also have great options for private events. The restaurant is available to be rented for lunch or dinner parties every day of the week. While it can be rented every day, it is important to note that the actual restaurant is not open for brunch or lunch every day week — they are only open for for the weekend. They are open 11 am – 3 pm on Friday and 10:30 am – 3 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Due to their shorter hours, they have a smaller staff that is both knowledgeable and friendly. It is truly part of their mission to put customers first and do everything they can to make their experience as great as it can possibly be. Many people have cited the
Overall, Dante Next Door is the perfect weekend brunch spot to meet up with friends or family and catch up over a great meal and delicious cocktails in the lovely Tremont neighborhood.
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