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About Ken Stewart's Grille

After just one meal, you’ll quickly learn why Akron’s most discriminating food and wine enthusiasts choose Ken Stewart’s Grille for a stellar dining experience. If you’re not one of our hundreds of regulars, you just may be soon.



Our menu features generous portions of delectable fine dining fare, with a mile-long daily specials list. Select one of 600 bottles on our award-winning wine list to complete your meal.



Join us for lunch or dinner in our charming dining room, or simply sit back and watch the world go by on our elegant patio. Regardless of your preferences, Ken Stewart’s Grille will exceed your expectations in every way.

1970 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44313
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:


Open for Lunch & Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - Close Sunday: Open for Dinner 4pm

Cross Street:
Pershing

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(330) 867-2555

Website:
http://www.kenstewarts.com/grille

Entertainment:
Live entertainment in the lounge every Saturday from 7-10pm, excluding December.

Executive Chef:
Jeremy Heinl

Private Party Facilities:
Longtime Ken Stewart’s Grille employee, Terry Kemp, currently serves as its meetings and events director. Whether organizing the details and resulting needs of a business luncheon or dinner, a community organization’s event or a private family celebration, she assists with making each a success.

Private Party Contact:
Terry Kemp: (877) 537-0561

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Tasting events are always happening at The Grille. Wine, beer, scotch and cocktail tastings give you the chance to experience a menu expertly paired with the drinks of the evening. These events happen frequently. Call Event Director, Terry Kemp for more details.330-697-6917

Ken Stewart's Grille Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

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Romantic (21)
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Creative Cuisine (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Bar Seating (11)
Great for Lunch (10)
Cozy (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Authentic (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Seasonal (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Casual (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Fun (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Healthy (3)
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Live Music (2)
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Vegan (2)
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Afternoon Tea (1)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 8 hours ago

Excellent food as always! One of our favorite restaurants anywhere! Please keep up the good work.

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined a day ago

As always they do a great job at Ken Stewart's. Service and Food are terrific

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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·Dined 4 days ago

everything about our outing was exceptional, especially our waitress (I'm sorry I don't remember her name) but she was phenomenal. she described the specials expertly and anticipated our wants/needs so we didn't have to ask.

Tags: Business Meals, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was perfectly prepared. The restaurant is beautifully decorated for Christmas… Just stunning !

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined 5 days ago

This place has really gone downhill. From being one of the top restaurants in the Akron area to a place with bad service and poorly prepared food. This is the second time in a row our steaks we completely under cooked. Instead of sending them back like we did last time I chose to eat around the rare part. Our server was very rude and had little knowledge of how steaks are prepared. Not worth the $150 for a meal. Much better places to spend your money. What a shame.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined 6 days ago

Fist visit to Ken's and by far the best food one has had! Our waitress was knowledgeable, friendly and right on top of making our evening delightful! The whole experience will be one that I do hope that I can have the opportunity to do again! Great job to all involved in our experience!
Thank you

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very good food and dining experience. Would recommend the restaurant to anyone looking for fine dining.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 24, 2017

We had a fantastic meal in a very comfortable setting with a waiter who could not have been more pleasant and knowledgeable. Wonderful experience!

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

John was a fantastic waiter! We’ve been to many restaurants that are 5 Star. He read his Table well and new with us he could have fun with us. The best part of the night was when he brought each of the couples at my table a bottle of wine to take home. It’s a Ken Stuart’s private label! Excellent wine! Great experience over all!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

My husband and I went there for 30 wedding anniversary. The waitress and food service was great! I had the seafood trio of lobster, scallops and crab cake. Best lobster I’ve ever had. My husband had the trio of filets. Ordered medium but was more medium rare. Other than that, the food and service was wonderful! Would definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

When you are looking for one of the finest restaurants anywhere for that special occasion or night out there is none finer than Ken Stewart’s !

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food and the service were outstanding! The presentation of the food was done well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We eat here about once every 5 or 6 weeks. Great food and wine choices

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Detroit)·Dined on October 13, 2017

My wife had filet, I had short rib, both outstanding. Had the side of brussels, fresh and not overcooked. Bread pudding for dessert was delicious and huge. Highly recommended!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

One of the beat steaks we have ever eaten. Great atmosphere with great service. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was great. Service was great. The lounge area has a sort of bar feeling to it. I would recommend starting in the dining area. Typical for upscale dining it will take up to two hours for an enjoyable meal to be finished.

Tags: Live Sports, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Bar Seating, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Noisy, there were 2 tables with 5 noisey kids. Did not really want to listen to that. My chicken was very dry. Not really pleased with the experience. This is unfortunate because we haven't been there gorgeous years and we're both
Really looking forward to it. Probably will not return....

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Bad experience at an iconic Akron restaurant. Friday evening after a 90 minute visit (during which we had 2 appetizers and 2 martinis) we still hadn't been served our entrees (double order of crab legs) even though we ordered them at the same time as the apps. Needless to say, enough was enough! We threw $80.00 on our table (to more than cover what had actually been served to us) and walked out. As we almost reached the parking lot, the hostess came running out and shouted "Your food's almost ready!" ALMOST! REALLY? After an hour and a half, no thanks! Needless to say, we kept on walking!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Absoulutley phenomal service and food !! ❤️❤️Love love !

Tags: Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Casual, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Hot Spot, Fun, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Organic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Late-night Find, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Ken Stewart’s Grille is always good. No exception this trip. The crab legs were beyond amazing and the swordfish as well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Awesome experience with tremendous wait-staff, and a menu that meets most everyone's taste.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The service at KSG is always outstanding. The food is generally very good too, except (and I'm sorry to say this) the steak is never as good as it should be for the price. For some reason I always order steak when I go there and I should know better by now. I've had the strip, the cowboy ribeye, and the filet. They're always prepared how I request but the flavor is always just okay. If I'm paying $55 for a prime steak I want it to taste like a $55 prime steak. I'll go back, but I need to make a mental note to order something else next time.

Tags: Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Wonderful. Great wine list, full choice of apps and entrees, creative specials. Huge portions. Owner stopped by and said hi.
Very upscale.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food, service and ambiance. A bit pricey though.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 14, 2017

Obsolutely exquisite, I enjoyed it 20 years ago, I adored it the last time

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 7, 2017

we were celebrating a family birthday,
service was exceptional, food was amazing

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Perfectly cooked food. Perfectly executed service.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 28, 2017

The food was very good with the exception of a lobster tail that was overcooked. The appetizers were great even the old standby Japanese shrimp. We will return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Outstanding!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Amazing food and amazing service. Looking foward to going there again.

Tags: Spicy, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Authentic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 19, 2017

The best veal scallopeni ever

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Great night with freinds

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·Dined on August 16, 2017

The food was great but way over-priced. $10 for a side of brussel sprouts, asparagus, or cauliflower? $24 for dollars for a glass of scotch that only runs $60 a bottle? And $70 for a pound of king crab legs? I've spent far less at upscale restaurants in Chicago, New York City, and London. In addition, there was a table full of men saying gross/raunchy things while we were eating, such as asking for hair pie for dessert. If they are going to allow that kind of atmosphere then they should be charging less for everything. Like I said, the food was good, but not worth the price or worth dealing with trashy customers.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 12, 2017

We started going to Ken Stewart's 22 years ago. We live in Toledo now and took our teenage sons to this restaurant. It is still as good if not better than when we first started eating here. By far one of the best restaurants for service, food quality and atmosphere in the United States!! Everything was perfect: menu, food, timing of appetizer, salad and entrees. We will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Food was outstanding. Service was very attentive. We were in a quiet, private booth. All around great experience

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Diverse menu with a large complement of off-the-menu specials.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Sometimes you can spend a lot of money for dinner and think, "Wow, that certainly wasn't worth I just paid." Well, that's not the impression that KSG leaves you with.is it expensive? Yes. Is it worth it? Yes-- every penny. If you want to know what a 30 day aged steak tastes like... If you want to eat at an expensive American steakhouse, but uncertain about the location..... If you want superb service...if you want every detail of the evening and dinner to be correct.... Ken Stewart's Grille is the place. No regrets, will be back. Two people, coctails, wine steaks, sides and dessert =$250 after tip. Save your money boys and take her there.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

Our waitress Kim was wonderful! My camera didn't work and she used her phone and sent me the pictures. A moment I wanted to capture. It was very thoughtful of her. Service and food was great. Best birthday of his life!
Thank you for your hospitality.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

To me, the stand out is the service at Ken Stewart's. It takes real skill to be able to provide first class service as well as memorize very complex menu offerings. I dine out a lot, and our server was absolutely outstanding. It was quite dark in the restaurant. I would not let that keep me away from this very fine restaurant -- but I felt that I had to give them 3 stars on "ambience." I marked "value" at four stars, because even though the food was fabulous, it is a pricey night out -- and just right for a special occasion. BTW, it is absolutely possible to eat healthy and well here -- lots of menu options and very accommodating.

Tags: Healthy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Our server, wish I could remember her name, was EXCEPTIONAL!!! Service is the most important element of a great dining experience and our server went above and beyond.

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