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Bistro on Main

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1313 W Main St, Kent, OH 44240-1939
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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155 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining room is welcoming and lovely, the lounge and patio are casual and comfortable. We've found consistently good food that's interesting and delicious, served by an attentive and pleasant staff during lunch, dinner, and happy hour.

Thank MIFtravels
Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find in Stow Ohio! The menu is a foodies dream. I love this place. Order Everything! We started with the hummus app and soup of the day. The veggies tasted like they were picked straight from the garden. The turkey burger was outstanding. We finished with the butterscotch pot de cream!

Thank Melinda T
Stow, Ohio
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222 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hadn’t been here in several years so decided to try it again. We were thrilled we did! We called ahead for reservations (recommended) and were seated as soon as we got there. The server greeted us promptly and we ordered drinks. Checked the menu and my wife had the Gnocchi and I had the Seared Salmon. The salmon was the... More 

Thank Goldfinch2324
Tallmadge, Ohio
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The food was ok. Caesar salad could use a bit more dressing but the veggie soup was delicious. The outdoor dining was wonderful. Good service. Not too slow, not too pushy.

Thank April C
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The Bistro needs to be careful. Several years ago they were one of the only decent dining spots in the Kent area...but with the growth and renovation of the downtown area, they have some serious competition. I recently visiting The Bistro and what was very good two years ago now seems kind of slow...old and tired. The atmosphere is great... More 

Thank jeffandvince
Hudson, Ohio
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Had lunch on the patio late afternoon and the burgers were quite good. Fresh brioche bun, lettuce, tomato, grilled onions and mayo served with rosemary garlic french fries. Asked for medium and got medium. But it took a long, long time. Look, it was 1:30 pm on a Friday and we of the few in attendance so that could not... More 

Thank James J
Kent, Ohio
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108 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Didn't expect there to be a table given the cars in the parking lot but we were able to get seated in the bar in less than a few minutes. The food is always good, we've had it both in the restaurant as well as during catered events. Nice ambiance and the staff is terrific when we've visited.

Thank pkelly8
Solon, Ohio, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We were having a nice night on their patio. The four of us ordered dinner. They completely forgot my husband's dinner and didn't bring it until the three others of us had completely finished. The waitress did offer to give my husband a free drink (he still had 3/4 of his second martini in his glass) or a dessert (he's... More 

Thank Peggy B
Warren, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The Bistro on Main is off the beaten path, but absolutely worth the 15 extra seconds you spend to Google Map the place from town. Atmosphere is casual but classy; it kind of reminds me of an old steakhouse in Manhattan. We were there on a nice evening and chose to eat on the cozy patio, where the hostess told... More 

Thank James C
Canton, Ohio
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I had the Rib-eye steak special with potatoes and my wife had one of their fresh made pizzas that they are known for. Both are meals were excellent and the portion size allowed for something to take home. Our waitress, Rachel did an excellent job with timely visits but not overly attentive. The wine and beer selections are very nice... More 

Thank Bob F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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: 330-673-9900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?