Gervasi's Italian Bistro is situated in the historic barn that reminds of a Tuscan farmhouse serving provincial Italian cuisine. The seasonal menu features fresh and local produces which reflected in their antipasti, salads, brick-fired artisan pizzas, entrees, and desserts. Diners can choose from the three dining options available at the Bistro, the elegant Cantino Cellar which is in the lower level with its stone finish, fireplace and beautiful view of the spring fed lake and access is an ideal place for private events, the Balconatta Loft is a cozy sitting area, overseeing the main Bistro dining room, is more casual and is ideal for appetizers and great wine. And finally the Piazza which is their beautiful Patio only available during summer and fall. This beautifully renovated upscale place is great for a nice romantic getaway with its quaint fireplace, private lake, luscious vineyards and wonderful landscapes along with some lovely food and wine.
Fleming's at Akron is part of the upscale steakhouse franchises that is famous for their USDA Prime Beef, steakhouse delicacies and award winning 'Fleming's 100' showcasing 100 wines by the glass for USD10 or less. Fleming's also serves chops, seafood, poultry and distinct side dishes such as French Onion Soup, Roasted Mushroom Ravioli, Baked Brie, Tenderloin Carpaccio, Sweet Chile Calamari, Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp,Panko Crusted Shrimp with jalapeno jelly and yes the immaculately cooked steaks. A perfect paradise for steak and wine lovers. You won't stop drooling over the scrumptious food and heavenly desserts. Sparkling wines, sweet wines, white wines, dessert wines, you name it and they have it, including rare American boutique wines as well as national and international labels. Join the celebrations with Fleming's and you will never be disappointed.
Set in a cozy space with dim lighting and comfy chairs, Otani Restaurant & Pub is a popular joint for Asian food. Enjoy dishes like Chinese Chicken Lo Mein, Spicy Thai Noodle Soup and Japanese Teriyaki Grilled Flounder Fillet. They also have a great selection of vegetarian and vegan dishes. On Fridays and Saturday, the atmosphere is livened up by the live musical performances by various singers and bands. The bar also organizes regular karaoke nights that are quite popular with the local patrons. If you have been craving Asian food for a while, there are few places better than Otani Restaurant & Pub to satiate your appetite.
Set in a fun, casual space, Yours Truly Restaurant is a chain of local eateries offering American comfort food and drinks. Best known for the great variety of breakfast and brunch delicacies it serves all day, the restaurant is quite popular with the locals. Dig into egg muffins, egg wraps, bruschettas, pancakes and French toast at any time of the day. Besides the breakfast goodies, the restaurant also serves dishes like Chicken Fingers and Notso Fries. The menu also features seasonal specialties, kid-friendly portions, gluten-free food items and spirits like wines, beers and cocktails. The expansive place also makes this a great place for groups. If you are in the mood for good ol’ American food and drinks, head to Yours Truly Restaurant and be prepared for a hearty meal.
Overlooking North High Street in Akron, High St. Hop House was established in 2017. This bar is known to serve a fantastic selection of bourbons and specially-crafted beers. In addition to alcoholic drinks, they also serve pub eats like pizzas. The sophisticated interiors and dim lights exude a classy feel. In addition to indoor seating, they also offer outdoor seating arrangements. This is a great place to visit with friends and colleagues.
The Empire Concert Club & Bar attracts a young and stylish crowd for its contemporary concerts. The interiors are ultra-modern and feature psychedelic mood lighting, a state-of-the-art acoustic system and a trendy stage. Some of the best local bands and performers are invited and the events range from soulful jazz and groovy rock to Christmas carols. Sometimes, guests even attend fun-filled shows where stand-up comedians have them in peals of laughter. Pair the performances with excellent libations and you have a clear winner. Check their website for the full schedule of events.
The Lockview is a casual, retro-style bar and restaurant with a menu that is sure to warm your heart. With everything from scrumptious gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, re-invented tater tots, sinfully rich mac 'n' cheese and other comfort foods on offer, this delightful eatery is just the place to head to for a relaxed meal with loved ones. The drink selection is just as impressive as the food is delicious, boasting an ever growing variety of over 200 beers, wine, cocktails and spirits. Grab a seat at the patio for a touch of sunshine with your meal, or mingle with friendly strangers at the bar. With its stellar location near some of the city's most popular entertainment venues, the bar attracts quite an eclectic mix of people, infusing the space with a cheerful vibe.
Crave is a stylish restaurant that is set on East Market Street. The menu offers a wide number of items that are influenced by the International cuisine. It includes soups, waffles, steaks, pastas and a lot more. Gluten options are also available here. They also offer a fantastic selection of beers, cocktails and wines that complement well with their dishes. In addition to catering services, they also offer space to host small events.
Tear-Ez is a lively local pub popular with the city's LGBT community. The lounge bar features contemporary-meets-vintage interiors, lively karaoke and DJ nights, as well as live music events. On nights when the DJ is off duty, the jukebox keeps things lively with an eclectic blend of powerhouse pop divas and old-school new wave music. The patio is a great place to unwind with a chilled beer and mingle with fellow diners over drinks. Keep an eye out for special events and local bands that regularly perform here.
Set in the Cascade Valley area in Akron, Jilly's Music Room is a performance arts theater. Music concerts, stand-up comedies and other such shows are held here several times a week. Opened in 2013, this venue features a small kitchen that serves simple eats like tacos, enchiladas, salads, wings and a lot more. They also offer a fantastic selection of beers to complement their dishes.
Located off the Marin Luther King Boulevard, Northside Speakeasy is set in Courtyard by Marriott Akron Downtown. This sophisticated cocktail bar is well-known for the variety of unique cocktails that they serve. In addition to this, they also serve a range of spirits and liqueurs. The restaurant’s red-brick walls, dim lights and leather sofas and chairs exude a classy feel.