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Bistro on Main

1313 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240-1939
+1 330-673-9900
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1313 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240-1939
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

have been going here for years and always happily surprised. excellent staff and service. especially enjoyed the special events they have! Bravo for Opera Night! loved the opera snippets and full course dinning included.

Thank travel10mlt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bistro on Main has good food - a bit pricey for dinner but lunch is great. On Tuesday's the pizza is $5 off and the salad half price. On Mondays they have a burger special

Thank bobtek
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Perfectly cooked steak - full of flavor, very tender. Cold draft beer. Cozy atmosphere. Nice music. Winner.

Thank karenkel0714
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Bistro is our go-to in Kent. The spaces are great: classy dining room, cozy bar, fun covered patio with fireplace. And the food is even better: imaginative, upscale but not cost-prohibitive, always changing. Plus we've always had good servers. A gem!

Thank Cyndee S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've eaten at the Bistro a couple of times because for a very long time it was the "go to place" in Kent. The food was over seasoned and very salty. I didn't enjoy it either time. There are much better options in downtown Kent...More

Thank lynnbO4384AI
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a great time at the Bistro. Burger special was great. The price was also a fantastic buy. The atmosphere was nice along with the wait staff.

1  Thank J3300AHmike
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We dined here several times in August and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food is fresh, creative and delicious. Make sure you check out the specials each day. We loved the buffalo calamari and the sliders. Fresh seafood here is also a good choice. Service...More

1  Thank bbmuller
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

BOM is the bomb! Chef is extra special as the all the food is scrumptious. We've tried the specials and had standards and it's all exemplary eating. Go!

1  Thank KentStaters
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great staff. Very friendly. Food is marginal at best. For Kent, this was the only "upscale" restaurant in town. That has since been eclipsed by a thriving downtown Kent.

Thank alster1214
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We ate here for lunch. The selections ranged from NY strip steak, salmon and chicken to 12" pizza, burger, pulled pork BBQ sandwich or pasta dishes. The staff was very attentive and checked back often. We were very pleased. The restroom is one room for...More

1  Thank Lydia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240-1939
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 330-673-9900
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