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Dba Akron

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21 Furnace St, Akron, OH 44308-1959 (Main St)
+1 330-375-5050
16:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 01:00
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Akron, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I have eaten here twice. The food has been great both times. The salmon is delicious. They have a great outdoor area that looks like it'd be lots of fun in the Summer.

Thank Amber D
Medina, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We've always had great food, great service and great overall experiences at D.B.A. and tonight was no different. Our waiter Nate was extremely pleasant and had just the right level of attentiveness. Everything from the flatbread starter to the wine, creative entres and desserts were outstanding. In particular I had a plate with lobster and crab cakes, my wife had... More 

Thank Michael G
Twinsburg, Ohio
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335 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have visited Dante's Cleveland resturants (Dante's and Ginko's) --- both terrific. This is Dante's 'of Akron' me it is wonderful. I hosted a business dinner with 7 guests and the meal presentation was perfect. The cocktails are all one up on the original versions (try the Old Fashion). We sampled 6 appetizers and they were all wonderful --- I... More 

Thank Bruce C
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took our daughter out for dinner before she heads back to college. We had a drink before dinner which was okay. We got a "taste" of the green spaghetti which was delicious and my wife had them create a mixed greens salad with Caesar salad dressing which was very good. Girls ordered flatiron steaks that were... More 

Thank David H
Dover, Ohio
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196 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Each course is accompanied by a wine pairing. (You can book the experience without a wine tasting if you prefer) The plates were wonderful. The attention and experience of dining in the kitchen was unique. Worth the price for a special occasion.

Thank carolc80
Akron, Ohio
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We chose this restaurant for a special birthday dinner. The place is quite attractive, the service was excellent, and the menu choices were interesting. Each of our dinners was attractively presented but both meals suffered from an excessive quantity of salt. This condiment is easy to add at the table but impossible to remove once added. We asked our server... More 

Thank Peter W
Akron, Ohio
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I went here for dinner and it was ok, but I don't think I would go back. I got the mussels which were really good and the price wasn't bad. However, the wait for the food took too long and my boyfriend ordered a house made pasta dish that came out looking like glue and he said it tasted bad... More 

Thank tigerpony
Canton, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Try to reserve a table for 2 in the kitchen and do the chef's tasting menu. Amazing experience that you will never forget.

Thank CantonFoodie1
Akron, Ohio
Level Contributor
55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We've had very good meals here and then other times had very average meals. This last time was average. It was disappointing that in June the menu was still the winter menu, it was the same as when we were here in December. In the past I thought the menu changed from winter to summer. The Chardonnay by the glass... More 

Thank beachcomber04cc
Hudson, Ohio
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143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

My wife and I were recently here with a friend for dinner. Overall, we had a lovely experience. We started with the Charcuterie plate. I can't say it is the best I've ever had, and there was one cheese that was so spicy it was almost uneatable, but it was very nice. My wife and friend both had the warm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 01:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Furnace St, Akron, OH 44308-1959
    (Main St)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-375-5050
D.B.A. is a modern restaurant, in a modern setting, right on the edge of downtown Akron. The restaurant showcases an elegant dining space, private dining room, great cocktails at a late night bar and a spacious, comfortable patio. Our flagship restaurant, Dante in the historic Tremont area of Cleveland, is rated by Zagat dining guide as Extraordinary to Perfection. The dining experience here at D.B.A. only promises to mirror these standards. Enjoy a new kind of menu. A new kind of cuisine. And a new dining experience.

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