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Benders Tavern

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137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629 (2nd St. SW)
+1 330-453-8424
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Canton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish was absolutely amazing. Prepared perfectly and the salad I ordered was delicious. The environment was just what I was looking for with a night with friends. We sat in the bar and loved the historical, rich feel. The wine was just amazing and the wine list was so extensive! Our server was knowledgeable and had wonderful suggestions. Can't... More 

Thank Lib79OU
Canton, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance begins with the door step which has had thousands of people trod upon it as evidenced by the concave nature of the stone. Once inside, you are swept away by the beautiful wood bar and the ceilings which are 20 feet high and covered with tin squares. The servers are all highly professional and the food is outstanding.... More 

Thank dejones360
North Canton, Ohio
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Benders restaurant is Cantons finest, they have a large selection of fresh Seafood and one of the best steaks you will eat, ( I recomend the Hoover Strip steak ) you will absolutely love it, and you have to try the turtle soup that they are known for. I have made many believers with the Chocolate Peanutbutter sundae. I rate... More 

Thank lscheetz
Canton, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Immediately greeted and then seated. Atmosphere is warm and inviting and the servers were all fun and friendly. Food was great! No complaints here.

Thank JayzNay
Westerville, Ohio
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We do not live in Canton Ohio but have relatives nearby. When the opportunity presents itself and we always enjoy benders tavern for a fine meal. This time passing through at dinner time on Saturday there was no discussion on where to stop for dinner. My wife and I would not be together for Valentine's Day so this was perfect.... More 

Thank billroebuck
Massillon, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like to take my vendors to this restaurant. It's unique, the food is good and it's easy to discuss business here. I would recommend going here.

Thank shaeffer78
Tallmadge, Ohio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We get to Bender's about 3 - 4 times per year. It is always an excellent meal - especially the fresh seafood which is flown in fresh from Boston. Last Saturday night, I had the Ora Salmon and their turtle soup specialty and both were awesome. Others in my family got the halibut - another great choice. Service was also... More 

Thank 5ofUs_44278
Massillon, Ohio
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Hadn't been here for awhile and decided to have dinner here to celebrate our anniversary. Great idea. The food was superb and the service was excellent. Best seafood selection we've seen in northeast Ohio. Excellent wine selection. Great ambiance. And--saw several couple we hadn't seen in awhile. A bit pricey but worth it. Overall, a grand evening. We'll be back... More 

Thank Normandie1936
Canton, Ohio
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150 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Bender's is the oldest and still one of the best restaurants in Canton. We enjoyed a wedge salad and as our main entree Halibut with the famous Bender Fries. Service was excellent and the food was too. Great place for that special occasion to enjoy good food and celebrate.

Thank Browns64
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I chose Bender's because I had heard that they're seafood was the best in the area. I love seafood. They were right the scallops at $35 a plate all 12 of them(I counted) the size of a nickel, were the freshest I have ever had in my life. The Bender's fries are deep fried potatoes sliced in thin rounds and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629
    (2nd St. SW)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 330-453-8424
Located in the Historic District of downtown Canton, Bender's Restaurant offers its customers an elegant, relaxing atmosphere where one can enjoy fine food, wine craft beer and cocktails. 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 local 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, craft beers and cocktails. Please stop by and see us!

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