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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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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (31)
Special Occasion (29)
Good for a Date (26)
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Romantic (23)
Business Meals (22)
Worth the Drive (21)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Notable Wine List (17)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Happy Hour (12)
Cozy (11)
Great for Lunch (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Seasonal (9)
Authentic (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Casual (6)
Fun (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Great Beer (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Live Music (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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 (Cleveland)·Dined 3 days ago

Our experience was amazing!!!! Jason our server was fantastic. The food was top notch while the atmosphere relaxing, as well as romantic! A Valentine’s Day to remember!!!! Thank you to the entire staff for a quality dining experience. We will definitely be back.

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·Dined 4 days ago

So good. Food was awesome. Service was great. Will go again

Tags: Cozy, Live Sports, Authentic, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wow ,what a great night.
Everyone there preformed flawlessly, a well oiled machine no doubt.
See you again soon.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Just moved from Tampa and was missing the fine dining with amazing food of being in a larger city and just found best meal we’ve had since moving to this area.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 6, 2018

The lunch entrees were good but the potatoes (shoestring fries and sliced potato chips) were too well done and were not edible. Should use thicker potato fries and chips and not overcook them.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Another lovely evening at Ken Stewart's. The food was Devine, the service impeccable.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

I have always had consistently good food and good service. I love Happy Hour at the Grille and the Lodge. I’ll be back!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The Top 10 pop music in the bar did not match the atmosphere. Light jazz would have been more enjoyable. The food was exquisite! The server was attentive! Loved the appetizers!!!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 1, 2018

This restaurant is by far one of the best places to dine in the Akron area. It was my parents 60th anniversary and my mother just had surgery, so we could not have a large party. When we arrived, they had a fusion in the seat for my mother, superior service, delicious food, fabulous desert for my parents, but the key to such a successful evening was in the details I.e. the cushion for seat, making my parents feel very special, a wait staff that exceeded expectations. My parents left and said they were so grateful they did not have a big party because the intimsteceetting made it one of their best anniversaries. Thank you. Thank you Ken Stewarts!!!

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·Dined on January 31, 2018

We enjoyed great, personal service during our luncheon, and the selections were prepared just as we ordered. Everything was delicious, and the meal was a good value.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Weve heard about KS for years, and weve been wanting to go. So we finally made it. The server was outstanding. Really knew his stuff. Restaurant was nice. The menu however was extremely limited and way over priced for what you were getting. Weve dined at many high end restaraunts in the area. The money isnt the issue. It's the value. Very high price, small portions, small selection. The food was good of course, but no better than less expensive steak places in the area. For less money i could get the same if not better food, more selection and larger portions. Im glad i got it marked off my list of places to try, but unfortunately i would not go back again, nor would i recommend it. I just felt that i greatly overpaid for an above average meal..

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was very good with a decent wine selection. The decor looks tired and needs an urgent face lift. Service was good, quick and friendly.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Went on a Tuesday night sat in lounge, food was excellent and service was very good, great for date night

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 22, 2018

We had excellent service and the food was amazing!!! Two of the guests in our party had not been to Ken Stewart's for quite a number of years and just raved about the appetizers and dinner.The atmosphere is always great and the service is top notch! Thanks for another great experience at Ken Stewart's.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This is must if you are looking for an upscale restaurant to celebrate any type of special occasion!!!
The food is amazing along with excellent service!!!
Thank you Ken Stewart's for an outstanding night for my wife's birthday!!!
My wife ordered the 16oz stuffed lobster tail.
My daughter ordered the small filet
My mother in law ordered the halibut
My father in law ordered the scallop special
I ordered the double order of King Crab legs and was not disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We loved the variety of menu items! The chef is outstanding!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 16, 2018

I expect to be delighted at the Grille and our dining experience this time did not disappoint!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great customers service and our waitress Jason was awesome. Thank you for making my birthday special.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 6, 2018

A nice evening out with exceptional food and service.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I was very pleased with everything. Our waiter was fantastic. The food and drinks were wonderful.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Wonderful lunch, our server was exceptional, super attentive and informative. The Calamari was on-point, super flavorful and tender. One of my favorite akron restaurants!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Music was a bit loud. We had a party of 6 and we had to raise the volume of our voices quite a bit to be heard.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Slightly dated inside. Odd art work. Those are not big issues. We ordered the specials. The appetizer was good. The steaks were under cooked. Very amateur for a place that is known for their steaks. When making the waiter aware of this he made excuses for the way the steaks were cooked he claimed it was because the size of the steak. When I go to a place that advertises itself as a premiere steak house I expect an expertly prepared steak. If your the best be the best. I know you can do better.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Wonderful New Year’s Eve dinner.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We’ve been to this place before but for NYE I thought it would be more special. The server was average, but not top notch and attentive like I’d expect one to be at a place like this. The au gratin potatoes we did not care for. The steak was tender but could have been seasoned better. The Caesar salad was ok. The food was expensive and frankly I think the food was much tastier on our last visit earlier in 2017.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Server was slow and a little rude, wine pours were stingy and just over priced. This is not our first visit but probably our last. Left disappointed.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had a wonderful new year's even dinner with friends. I got the seafood platter and it was outstanding! The pace was comfortable and our waitress was very attentive. Would definitely recommend for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 31, 2017

would have been a 5/5 but they served my wife the wrong meal

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years celebration with friends

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Arrived 15 minutes before reservation and was greeted rudely by the manager. Almost left but the bar tendered encourage us to stay. Food was prepared correctly and was good, however my wife's $46 small filet was perhaps the smallest steak we have ever been served.
We are long time regulars, and total cost is never a concern, however fairness is an issue. At this point the cost versus value equilibrium has been exceeded. Dinner is simply cost prohibitive in this competitive market.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were disappointed by the overall value of Ken Stewart’s. This was our first visit to the restaurant. We were treated quite rudely by the bartender (and observed her treat staff rudely as well), which started the visit on a poor note. They played loud hip-hop music throughout the entire meal, which made conversation difficult. Lastly, while the food was good, it did not warrant the price tag. We do not plan on returning any time soon.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Terrible table in lounge, pinned behind service tray table. Rarely saw our waitress. Very noisy party of inebriates across the railing. Table was tiny, couldn't accommodate three diners. Not at all what I would expect, and the Lounge area wasn't even fully utilized.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Savannah)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Ken Stewart's never disappoints...food, service always excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Always a fantastic meal and great service. I am from Akron but live in NYC and always take my family here when I am at home. Specials are great. The seafood is always fresh and phenomenal. A must visit every time I come home.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 26, 2017

AS ALWAYS THE FOOD AND SERVICE ARE EXCELLENT. THE STAFF ARE FRIENDLY AND VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT THE MENU.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had not eaten at KSG in years. We decided to do something special and splurge since the holiday season ha been so hectic. It was as lovely as I remembered. Our server Heidi was friendly, efficient and charming.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 24, 2017

The food was first rate. Our server was below-par. However, the other servers I observed around us were first rate, made excellent recommendations, and were pleasant. We must have just caught our server on a bad hair day or something.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Food is good but over priced. Waiter pushed too hard to upsell. Dining room was too dark. Just wasn’t worth the cost.

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Always a yearly favorite for the holidays! Menu & prices are appropriate. Never disappointed with the food, drinks or service!

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Kim our server was outstanding!! Food was exceptional!!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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