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Benders Tavern

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137 Court Ave SW, Canton, OH 44702-1629 (2nd St. SW)
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went in for supper and enjoyed the service and the meal. PJ was a great server, the turtle soup was delicious.

1 Thank chcknfrmr
Green, Ohio
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An old restored restaurant in downtown Canton. I have had many lunches and dinners at this restaurant. The fish is always fresh. I have had many of the selections. I love the Benders Fries which are home made fried potatoes. I love the sword fish, salmon and frog legs. The soups are fresh and very tasty. The deserts are great.... More 

Thank dostacy
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my first time at Bender's. The overall experience definitely lived up to expectations! The staff was super friendly and efficient, the restaurant was very clean and I especially love the decor and rich Canton history the restaurant has to offer!

Thank Sharon J
Covington, Georgia
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here on the repeated and strong opinions of others who live in the area. I was excited and hoped to find good seafood here, as they advertise having fresh flown in. After some initial confusion from where I had come into the building, I found a host and was able to be seated. As I was walking by,... More 

Thank Mary M
Malvern, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner was delicious. Service was excellent. I ordered the special of black grouper and it was prepared perfect! The drink a Moscow mule that I ordered was average but would totally rcommend this place!

Thank cmashton31
Swansea, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here on a weekday around 2:00. We had mostly sandwiches and salads, and the food was excellent! I especially liked the chicken caesar wrap. Sandwiches were served with chips, but fries could be substituted for a little extra charge. Our waitress was very attentive and friendly. It was probably the best meal of our trip!

Thank JLStella
Strasburg, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benders has excellent seafood, great service, nice atmosphere. The vegetables are the only thing not the best prepared, but everything else is excellent. This is a top notch restaurant and will be pricey, but well worth it.

Thank bobmar1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Love the old wood, tin ceilings, worn marble floors. The food is and always has been the best. Seafood is out of this world.

Thank Sherri P
Canton, Ohio
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic tavern restaurant. Multi-generational ownership. Very creative specials menu that's always interesting to choose from. Seafood dishes are wonderful...we love the Alaskan King Crab. I don't think there is a loser on the menu. Cool building.

Thank David T
Canton, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Benders has been the favorite Lunch spot for business men and women for more than a century. It is the best lunch in town and the service is second to none. You must experience this delicious landmark in Canton, Ohio

Thank ddmema05

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $36
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Free Wifi, 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, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
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: 13304538424
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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