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Benders Tavern

137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629
+1 330-453-8424
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turtle soup” (31 reviews)
“halibut” (26 reviews)
“seafood” (73 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Benders Tavern
1. Award-Winning Food
" Always a fan of the tuna."
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2. Wine Spectator Award
" Good wine list and wonderful ambiance."
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3. Exceptional Service
" The wait staff is excellent and so is the bar staff."
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First time I'd ever been to Bender's fabulous food been around since the early 1900s service was fabulous did not have to tell our waiter a thing before our drinks were even close to being empty they were refilled food was fabulous excellent price for...More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the appetizer scallops...delicious, sweet, well-cooked. Wedge salad with fresh ingredients. Enjoyed the old tilw flooring and paneled walls. The restaurant had a fire about 30 yrs ago but you can't tell. Liked the history of the building...attentive wait staff, good list of menu items...More

Thank Shandien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been told Benders food is amazing. We have also heard don’t waste your time. So we decided to see for ourselves. My husband and I alway sit at the bar no matter where we going for date night. The bartenders...amazing. Calamari...a little chewy....More

Thank knsdawson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benders Tavern has excellent food, especially fish and seafood Can be a little pricey but the food and service is always excellent.

Thank marcwJ9984XJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in place was almost empty though we made a mistake however we were just early people started coming in after we were eating. Food was good no issue with steak or scallops fries or baked potato flounder was good too. Would eat here...More

Thank DRLaskeyTrips
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Our two sons joined us for a special evening at Benders's Tavern and no one was disappointed. Everything was delicious. Staff was very accommodating (as always). The atmosphere is always enjoyable. Excellent wine and beer/ale selection. Seafood is our favorite. On this evening, the perch...More

Thank Normandie1936
Reviewed 11 January 2018

The food was great, the wait staff was very polite. I love the old building and the many rooms this Tavern has. We had a nice time.

Thank 950sharie
Reviewed 25 December 2017

I was expecting much more from Bender’s Tavern. Reviews being generally very good to excellent but what we experienced was not something worthy of such praise. Perhaps there were glimpses of some potential but our experience was quite average. We were six for dinner before...More

Thank Jackinbama
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We had a wonderful table in the bar, love the variety of people who dine here! Bartenders busy & lively chatter! Our meal was wonderful! After drinks we had mussels, awesome! My entrée was sea bass and he had shrimp. Dessert was cheesecake. The service...More

Thank lparzero
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I have been going here for years. The food is awesome. The service is perfect. I have never had a problem here.

Thank johnnyonthespot1985
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Bob F
25 May 2017|
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Response from shaeffer78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I have worn jeans and a nice shirt and they still served us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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