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Old 97 Cafe

$$ - $$$, , Cafe
1503 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, OH 44314-1661
+1 330-745-5493
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good31%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 21, 2017
“A true gem”
Apr 12, 2017
“Just a really cool place.”
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Bar, Pub, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1503 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, OH 44314-1661
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We stopped out for light fare and a few cocktails. I had been there previously, but my significant other had not. The bartender took the time to explain the origins of the decorations and the history of the bar itself. We then stepped out onto...More

Thank JJD702
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Friendly service and good food, we enjoyed the Chicken Quesadilla. Very tasty. The place has an amazing old world ambiance. The menu changes daily, so it will always be fresh. We spent $20.00 for the 2 of us, had water for drinks. There is a...More

Thank Fred S
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Old 97 never disappoints! Staff, drinks, and food are always top notch. Great atmosphere all around!

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Old 97 café is a quaint little dive bar in the middle of Barberton. It's built between two long-standing houses in the middle of an industrial suburb. On Friday and Saturday night they specialize in local bands, and local clientele. This Saturday night was popularized...More

1  Thank Dhavekost
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Love this place... Great attention to detail in decor..great food and drinks. Very popular for parties so be sure to check if restaurant is open.

Thank love2travelncanton
Reviewed July 2, 2016

At first I was not impressed with the appearance or the surrounding neighborhood. Parking seemed it might be a challenge. But this turned out to be an excellent choice for an outdoor reception. Parking was no problem being in the middle of the road.

1  Thank Albert M
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We saw the rhythm syndicate here and the bar was hopping. Everybody was dancing with each other and having a great time. So fun.

Thank shetravels4922
Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Wow. Awesome place for a drink and a quick bite. Friendly staff and customers. The building and decor are awesome.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed August 25, 2015

Went to hear a friends band play, and was shocked, this little outta the way restaurant/bar, was great! Fabulous Drink Menu The best sliders I can ever remember having and a top notch staff Decorated cool Outdoor patio was very large Ping Pong Bocce Ball...More

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed July 8, 2015

We would never have guessed this was such a nice place. This was recommended by friends. When they told us about it it was hard to believe. This place is located in an old semi industrial part of town and not the nicest area. Old...More

2  Thank IEBob
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Cafe
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1503 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, OH 44314-1661
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-745-5493
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