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About Bender's Tavern
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!
Canton, OH 44702
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 9:15 pm, Friday: 4:00 pm - 10:15 pm, Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
2nd St. SW
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
In the evening (Dinner) parking is available directly across from the restaurant on the corner of 2nd St. SW and Court Ave. SW. Street Parking is also available. Day time (Lunch)parking is available on the street metered parking & the parking lot directly across from the restaurant(minimum of $22 purchase to receive validated parking in this lot.)
Chef Ryan McCauley
Private Party Facilities:
Bender"s has three private dining areas to choose from. The Original Ladies Dining Room will host up to 65 people for sit down dining. The rooms original mosaic tile floor, dark wood walls and an original dry bar creates a wonderful atmosphere for a smaller business function or rehearsal that would need space for cocktail hour or hors d'oeurves. The Green Room will host up to 50 for a sit down dining or becomes a great space for a smaller event that requires A/V equipment, or a smaller feel for a special occasion. The Private Back Main area will seat up to 16 for sit down dining. The space is ideal for a small birthday party, business function or special event. Bender's service and culinary staff prides itself on serving large groups with individual attention to personal needs and quality efficient service.
Private Party Contact:
Jon Jacob: (330) 453-8424
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
Bender's Tavern Ratings and Reviews
This is definitely our go to place. It is about a 30 minute drive for us but we are never disappointed. The wife and I went for lunch. The salmon was cooked and seasoned perfectly. The Bender Burger is what I believe to be one of the best (3 meat blend) burgers in north east Ohio. It is just a plain lettuce, tomato, onion, toasted bun burger, but the combination of meats in the pattie are one of the best I have had. You can add anything else for topping that you want. We always highly recommend Bender’s.
We celebrated all our college kids home and went to Bender's at their request. Our fish, appetizers, turtle soup with Sherry, Hoover steak, and famous mini sundaes were delicious. This is such a special restaurant for special occasions, business, and a must for anyone you wish to take to dinner from out of town. Excellent!
Very good service and very good food. The halibut was terrific and the ribeye was very good. Had the mussels in wine sauce app which was really great as well. Only loser was the famous potato dish which gets cold very quickly. However, overall the meal and service were very worthwhile.
The service was first rate and we had a party of 11 for dinner. While the crab cakes were some of the best any of us have ever had, they lost a lot of Value and Food points because their very expensive “prime” ribeye was not nearly as tender and flavorful as a prime priced steak should be.
Food was great as usual. Lots of people and rather loud, perhaps to be expected in the holiday season.
Unfortunately entree arrived shortly after the salad course. Timing was poor. We blame that on the server failing to put order in at the correct time
Never the less, we will return. Nothing comes close for fresh seafood here in the Midwest.
The dining experience at Benders was one of the rare dining experiences that from start to finish went exceptionally well. The service was excellent, and every part of the meal was wonderful. We had four different dinners and each of us was more than pleased with our choice. Benders did not disappoint and we will return soon!
My husband and I went to Benders to celebrate his birthday. I hadn't been there for years, but my niece loves it and recommended we go there for a cozy birthday celebration. We both ordered a filet with the Benders fries and it was the best meal I've had in a very long time! The steak was perfectly cooked and the potatoes were delicious...an amazing meal! We will be returning soon!!
This was our first time visiting Bender's since 1962. Why have we waited so long? We had a wonderful waitress and our companion as well as us wants to go back. Wonderful food, wonderful décor (hasn't changed since at least 1962) and we hope it stays that way. All in all just a great place for dinner. It's a bit of a drive for us but well worth it.
The seared tuna was very good and the green beans in Bree cheese was delicious. Wish there was more grilled beets on the plate because they were outstanding. Very nice place with alot of seafood on the menu too choice from. Our server was very knowledgeable of the entire menu and ingredients in all the plates, friendly, and attentive.
Bender's is always one of the best restaurants for any occasion. We went to celebrate a birthday, so dinner and drinks. There was six of us in our party, each of us got a different meal, and each of us said it was one of the best meals we have had in awhile. The atmosphere is great. Would recommend it to a friend for any occasion.
Always a wonderful treat to eat at Bender's! Whenever we are near Canton we try to stop in for a meal. The Halibut a la Foley is to die for, the sushi grade tuna also amazing. And the Bender's fries!!! Awesome. We were celebrating my birthday and our anniversary so our waitress, Penny, brought us a sundae with their homemade chocolate peanut butter sauce - think Reece's Cup turned into a decadent sauce. Yum!! Can't say enough good things about this place and Penny was an outstanding server (as they all are). Will definitely look for a reason to get to Canton again soon!
The service here was great. Very friendly professional, knowledgeable staff. Food was brought out quick and hot. Speaking of food...it was outstanding. Can tell they truly serve fresh seafood/ fish and they know how to cook it! Meals here are pricey but definately worth it. We were not the biggest fan of the atmosphere though. Benders is known for its historic building and fresh seafood. The restaurant and building have a very neat history, its a beautiful place but its not as comfortable as we like. Kind of feels like im at grandmas house. I think some updates wouldn't be bad, especially the carpet. I think the tin ceiling amplifies the noise in the room. If its busy ir can get pretty loud.
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