Showcasing Kent, Ohio and the surrounding Northeastern Ohio Region.
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Venice Cafe
163 W. Erie St.
Kent, Oh 44240

(330) 968-4603
The Venice Cafe, on the corner of Erie and Franklin, is one of the original and most iconic bars in the city of Kent. Since 1941, generations of residents, students and visitors have enjoyed the Venice Cafe for its authentic ambiance, great drinks, delicious food and more. Its noir-ish mahogany atmosphere and hued Italian murals have provided a unique backdrop for many a fun night out with friends and family. website

Bar 145

100 East Erie Street Suite 130

Kent, Oh 44240
(330) 968-6201

We are the first Gastropub in Kent, and the premier night scene of Kent with live music acts. With a signature twist on the gastropub, Bar 145° is a one-stop destination for great food, creative cocktails, and incredible live entertainment. A selection of over 30 premium bourbons and inventive bourbon cocktails serve as the perfect pairing to our award-winning menu. website

Ray’s Place
135 Franklin Avenue
Kent, Oh
(330) 673-223

Ray’s Place since 1937, has been a meeting place where people of all ages and walks of life meet to transact business, discuss politics, keep up on current events and gossip. Doing all of this while they enjoy great food and their beverage of choice. website

Great Lakes Brewing Company

2516 Market Ave, Cleveland, Oh 44113
(216) 771-4404

Great Lakes Brewing Company® is a principle-centered, environmentally respectful and socially conscious company committed to crafting fresh, flavorful, high-quality beer and food for the enjoyment of our customers. We aspire to maintain our status as the premier craft brewery in the Great Lakes region and are dedicated to uncompromising service, continuous improvement, and innovative consumer education. website
Hoppin Frog

1680 E Waterloo Rd, Akron, Oh 44306

(330) 352-4578

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is a small, hands-on brewery in Akron, making very flavorful beers in the most flavorful styles. We brew the highest quality beer with an uncompromising focus on detail, from the ingredient selection to the brewing process. After nearly seven years in business, our highly anticipated Tasting Room opened June 21st 2013, offering fun, adventurous dishes that change with the seasons, and a vast array of the highest quality beers. website

106 West Main Street
Kent, Oh 44240
(330) 678-4848


Water Street Tavern
132 South Water Street
Kent, Oh 44240
(330) 677-0700

Water Street Tavern in Kent is the premier venue in Kent and beyond for food, drink, and fun. Featuring a rooftop patio, a private party room, 20 HDTV’s, a stage with free live music three times a week, and great food from Mr. Zub’s. Water Street Tavern has something for everyone. website