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Benders Tavern

137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629
+1 330-453-8424
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turtle soup” (31 reviews)
“halibut” (27 reviews)
“seafood” (71 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 1 week ago

Benders I was told had been operating for many years in Canton. Seafood is shipped fresh from Boston. The menu reads like that found in many top New England restaurants. I was with my brother and his wife. We split calamari for an appetizer. The...More

Thank ProfBAM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Benders in Canton is the most consistent and wonderful experience you could ask for. From the front of the house to the back of the house, it is truly a unique experience, and worth every penny. Benders tomatoes are a must, seafood of any kind...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The oldest continue running Family Dining in Canton, 45h Generation overseeing daily operations ! Was there on a Saturday evening with a tour bus, they had a cash bar set up for us in our private dining room, we had a choice of Fish or...More

Thank Norma T
Reviewed 7 April 2018

An old gentleman's Club, from years gone by. Features beautiful tile floors set off by the fantastic old wood bar.

Thank Nanette F
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Food, Service is amazing! Yes it's expensive but you are paying for quality! Food is the best I have ever had! I am a foodie so that is saying something!

Thank ttabbycat999
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

cool place with character. i had the tomato salad, the halibut, benders fries and broccoli all were good particularly the tomato salad. They have a good selection of reasonably priced wine. I gave it 4 stars because the food was good - very good but...More

Thank bobbyk57
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Benders has always been a favorite. It was the site of our first date and many anniversaries since. The wait staff includes faces that have been there since our first visit. The atmosphere is relaxing and calm. The menu offers delicious seafood as well as...More

Thank libby62
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Going to Bender’s never yields a surprise as the food and service are consistently top notch! Try it, you’ll like it!

Thank luvtogogirl
Reviewed 17 February 2018 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 8 February 2018 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
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Bob F
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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