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Canal Tavern of Zoar

8806 Towpath Rd NE, outside Historic Zoar Village, Bolivar, OH 44612-8557
+1 330-874-4444
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“beignets” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, German, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
8806 Towpath Rd NE, outside Historic Zoar Village, Bolivar, OH 44612-8557
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and beer selections. Good selection of German-style dishes and local offerings. Friendly service and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank arnoldbhawk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our group of six went here after touring Zoar. First thing we noticed FULL BAR! Great ambiance in the restaurant and a menu full of very interesting choices. We wanted to try some different items so we ordered a couple of appetizers and soups, salads....More

1  Thank mrslemon
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your group's recent visit to Canal Tavern of Zoar as well as your nice review. We hope you are in our area again and stop by.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, I accidentally stumbled upon this place thinking I was going somewhere else, but once I pulled in and entered the place, I loved the ambiance. They had a guitarist playing in the background, and the back patio area was awesome as well....More

Thank Buckeye014
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

We are glad you found us. Thanks for your visit and review. We did just add some seasonal servers in the last several weeks and will improve their training.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined at the Tavern as we were spending the night in Zoar. We both had the pork schnitzel atop spaetzel, which was excellent. For dessert, we split 2 beignets with ice cream, and the warm bread pudding. Highly recommend both of them. Excellent service....More

Thank Brubuckeye
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and review.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, amazing food, incredible service, and cozy atmosphere. This was my first time and I loved everything. Definitely coming back to try more menu items.

Thank carolyna1010t
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a truly special evening at he Zoar Canal Tavern. The building is an historic treasure and the food was outstanding! I was served the very best schnitzel I have ever eaten in North America! The atmosphere was warm and lovely...More

Thank 718Kat
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

718Kat, thank you very much for your recent visit to Canal Tavern of Zoar as well as your very nice review. We hope you return when you are in the area.

Reviewed 6 March 2017

Friendly staff and owner. Food is wonderful with numerous selections. Canal Tavern also has a bar. Seating outside in warm weather. Restaurant is away from noise and traffic, just off the towpath and just outside the center of historic Zoar. Check out the wine cellar...More

Thank NatalieC1015
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

NatalieC1015, thank you for your visit and review. We are very happy that you have enjoyed your food, service and atmosphere.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited on 2/11 for the 1st time however , others in our party have been there before . There was 7 in our party. I had the French chicken it was ok , loved the doubled baked potato. Not really worth the price . And...More

Thank OhioBam
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited for brunch on a Sunday. A quiet and quaint historical place to dine. The sticky buns were awesome as well as the omelets. The prices were good as well as the service(the waitress was knowledgeable and helpful), we now have...More

Thank Charlie K
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and review. We look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is a amazing resturant with delious food. We have been coming here every year for about 4 year and always visit when we are in Zoar. Stop by for some Amazing food. We always enjoy it with friends.

Thank tms85
Zoariten, Owner at Canal Tavern of Zoar, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your return visits and nice comments. We look forward to seeing you back this year.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8806 Towpath Rd NE, outside Historic Zoar Village, Bolivar, OH 44612-8557
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Bolivar
  • Phone Number: +1 330-874-4444
  • E-mail
Description
Fine casual dining in Zoar's original tavern and inn.