Bender's Tavern

4.8
1460 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Located in the Historic District of downtown Canton, Bender's Restaurant offers its customers an elegant, relaxing atmosphere where one can enjoy fine food and wine. Bender's has been satisfying customers with culinary classics, drink and hospitality since 1902. Today we continue our long tradition by offering only the highest quality seafood fresh from Foley Fish in Boston, MA. If you are looking for beef, Bender's consistently serves only the highest quality beef. Known nationally for the extensive and moderately priced wine list, owner Jerry Jacob's forty years of experience tasting and selecting wines will certainly impress your palate. We pride ourselves on serving seasonal culinary delights and fine wines. Please stop by and see us!
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vipLaurip
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner at Benders. The food, drinks and service were incredible.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was superb. Our server Heath was the absolute best. He was very knowledgeable and his recommendations were spot on. From wine pairings and appetizers all the way to dessert, he didn’t miss! We tried dishes that we would not have otherwise and were so glad we did.

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VivianS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The meals were outstanding and our waiter Sean was knowledgeable, professional, friendly and helpful. It was a great dining experience and our first visit to Bender's Tavern. Certainly not our last. Highly recommend

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vipDoctorgmb
Cleveland
29 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful meal as usual. Drinks were excellent as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great and the seafood is the best around. When in downtown Canton this is a must visit restaurant.

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Craig
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

As usual, the service and food were fantastic! Bender's is without a doubt the
finest restaurant in Stark county and beyond!

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vip2weekenders
Cleveland
20 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always have a wonderful experience at Benders. Lunch and or dinner are always very good. Wednesday we had a server that had been there for two years that we don’t believe we’ve ever met. Brooklyn was very attentive, knowledgeable, non-intrusive and very friendly. She was a gem.

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vipVisitor
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, awesome experience at Bender’s. Gabby our server did a great job.

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vipMillers
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restraunt in Canton by far! Great food and the service is amazing.. David and Brooklyn are so professional and they're always smiling! We love when we have them. We always know we will have a great meal at Benders!

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Benders never disappoints. It continues to be our favorite restaurant. The service, ambiance, and food can’t be beat.

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vipCherpax
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, amazing ambiance and great attentive service!!

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JANEO
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2022
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We like being seated in the enclosed room because I have hearing issues.

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MikeD
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, Great staff, Pretty expensive. But the atmosphere and amazing food make up for it.

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vip2weekenders
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
3 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2022
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Had not been to Benders in a long time. It was a Monday night so the dining room was not busy. Noticed that many of the staff and owner interacted with a regular guest who was dining alone and all genuinely seemed happy to see him.

Server was busy when we were seated but another employee greeted us, brought waters and a drink menu so we wouldn’t be waiting. Our server was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Appetizers were brought out quickly. The foie gras app was very good with a great sear, and the blueberry marmalade and dark chocolate balsamic were and but could have been deveined slightly better. Calamari was perfect and cooked well.

Entrees were delicious and the meal was paced well. Not rushed but never waiting long. Halibut ala foley was cooked perfectly and the seasoning was spot on. Desserts were plated nicely.

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JasonL
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall4food2service5ambience5

It’s been awhile since we have been in but the food was subpar. The cut of the strip steak was tough and the presentation on the Chicken Piccata was very poor. The service was absolutely amazing which helped to balance out the food.

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D440
Phoenix
11 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal. Anna our server was so good. Lots of fun. Prime rib excellent.

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Glsmelt
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good experience

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely as always! We had the Nantucket Sea Scallops, Prime Rib, Benders Bib, Bender fries and Broccoli. We enjoyed every part of it! Brooklyn was our waitress and she was wonderful. Very knowledgeable and friendly!

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Idcreek
Cleveland
5 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, atmosphere and service was excellent as usual. David our waiter was attentive and pleasant. Great job.

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NicoleM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible and the service was outstanding!

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MattyK
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I live in Akron and think nothing of driving to CLE for dinner. For the New Year I decided to venture south and am glad I did! Benders was great! Good food, awesome service and the perfect ambiance.

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vipDebraA
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner as usual! Bay scallops were fabulous! Our waitress, Brooklyn was great. Always great celebrating at Benders! Love Jerry, John and Joe!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Our 8 person reservation was 7pm and our server neglected to tell us they were running out of certain dishes - steaks and seafood we were looking forward to enjoying. We ordered many appetizers, but when we ordered dinner, they were sold out of 3-4 dishes, like Prime Rib and Sea Bass on New Years Eve. How do you sell out at 7pm?

We were also celebrating a birthday which was completely ignored and neglected. Sad experience.

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vipMichaelH
Cleveland
17 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience2

It was New Years Eve and the place was jumping. It was very loud and packed. We were hoping for a more relaxed environment. To the credit of our server and the restaurant everything was very good. Everyone was working very hard and deserve high praise but I doubt we will return on a special event night.

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JohnG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

One of the best seafood restaurants in the country. Fresh oysters are superb as well as all of the seafood.

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JimG
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

This is a nice for a special occasion, the surroundings are interesting and comfortable. Our server was VERY knowledgeable and aware of the menu as well as the wine list and pairings. The food was presented well and was good, not great in my humble opinion, but good. We will return in the future.

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RichardV
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food and ambiance were great. Service was outstanding, really enjoyed the conversation with our server. She was very attentive all evening. Bender’s never disappoints.

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BigDaddy1
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always Delivers Great Food & Service Every Time We Go!

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vipMikeQ
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Flounder was extremely good

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WesH
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always impressed

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time! Great food with family!! Loved it!

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KSUSquirrel
Cleveland
15 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dinner for 4 on 12/18/2021 was superb in every way. We all ordered seafood, which was impeccably fresh and artfully prepared. Our server, Pat, was the epitome of what a server should be: informative, personable, mannerly, efficient, etc. Although the room filled quickly, it was quiet, no distractions. We were able to enjoy conversation at normal voice levels - a real plus. Great ambiance, fine cuisine, and stellar service.

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whitneys
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Steak was burnt and undercooked, extra $7 for mushrooms and onions without price being listed so over all $77 for a steak that wasn’t as good as I thought it should be… (still okay though) waitress was amazing and knowledgeable!

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Amyphotographer
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Busy Friday night, packed house. We were finished with dinner in 1 hour. Kitchen and wait staff were super efficient. Everything came out perfect!

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SamD
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite place to eat and the bartender Seth is amazing.

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Rog4
Cleveland
10 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening for my birthday. Halibut to die for!:)

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vipAlyssa
Cleveland
9 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seth is the best mixologist in Canton.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
4 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated another birthday at Venders, just like we usually do. As always, the staff is awesome and food is exceptional!! We always enjoy our visits!

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You can order delivery directly from Bender's Tavern using the Order Online button. Bender's Tavern also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (330) 453-8424.

Bender's Tavern is rated 4.8 stars by 1460 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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