Some restaurants want you to look down while you eat. Marble Room wants you to look up.
The former bank on Euclid Avenue was built in 1893 by the sons of President James A. Garfield. The epic pillars, which swallow you into the days of Sixth City glory, aren't done justice in photos. But a bummer meal can pull you out of even the most transformative space.
Luckily, chef Brandon Veres rises to the occasion with classics such as oysters Rockefeller ($19) and the juicy 16-ounce Delmonico ($65). It’s not the hippest meal I had this year, but it's perhaps the most memorable. So even if the truffle lobster mac ‘n’ cheese ($135) is a bit above your paygrade, this bucket-list spot is worth the splurge. marbleroomcle.com