Rising from the rolling hills of the Western Reserve along the Ohio & Erie Canal, Akron is a vital heartland city and an ideal meeting point at the center of multiple major transportation routes. Surrounded by lush greenery and adjacent to Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Akron is a playground for active travelers. The downtown hosts a vibrant arts scene and world class shopping. Summer brings excitement with the World Golf Championship Bridgestone Invitational and the All-American Soap Box Derby.
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4.5 based on 718 reviews
Home of the award-winning Galley Boy! Friendly curb runners serving up fresh, never-frozen burgers, shakes, & crispy extras since 1934!
W you have to try the Galley boy! It’s like no other burger out there. It’s very yummy and the fries are great too!
4.5 based on 242 reviews
We are a cafe & bakery specializing in European cuisine and pastry for breakfast and lunch. We offer a menu that changes weekly, source our ingredients through local farms and quality purveyors, (D'artagnan, Browne Trading, Sea to Table, etc) and maintain high standards with respect to quality, service and preparation. We refuse to use products that contain hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup.
First of all, the food was excellent. Secondly, the waiter was friendly, informative and not overbearing. We took our good friend from Chicago to lunch at the The Blue Door. Our friend is a connoisseur of good food, so when he asked when The Blue Door was opening a cafe in Chicago, we knew The Blue Door more than passed inspection. Come on, now, folks, how uppity can you be to write a negative review of a restaurant that has no sign marking its location and has customers waiting in line for lunch on a daily basis?
4.5 based on 236 reviews
Fleming’s Steakhouse is the ultimate steakhouse destination for people seeking a stylish, lively and contemporary dining experience. Nationally renowned for our USDA Prime beef and steakhouse fare, Fleming's is equally celebrated for the ‘Fleming’s 100’, our award-winning wine list that features 100 wines by-the-glass, many available at $10 or less. While Prime beef reigns supreme, other flavorful dishes offered include chops, freshly grilled fish and poultry, generous salads and side orders. Whether you're enjoying a casual bite and glass of wine in our bar or an evening of indulgent dining, our goal at Fleming's is to provide an ongoing celebration of exceptional food and wine, to be enjoyed in the company of friends and family. We look forward to the pleasure of your company.
This is my third review of Fleming's and unfortunately this one is negative. I have praised this place for years and the food is still amazing but we encountered several issues on this visit. First of all I noticed no one was coming around to refill our water glasses and drink orders. Then one member of our party ordered French Onion Soup and there was a bay leaf in it. Bay leafs are a choking hazard and for anyone not knowing what they are might try to consume one. When I pointed it out to our server, she argued with me and said it was suppose to be in there. I didn't ask to speak to the manager because we were guests of friends that evening. Our server also would argue with me and I guess try to make me look dumb when I would ask simple questions. Other times when my family and I have dined here we have had the best service in the world. Our bill usually runs between $500 to $700 and I expect friendly, attentive and respectful service when I pay this amount of money.
4.5 based on 160 reviews
I reviewed Moe's a few years ago and said sit on bar side. Well, we just ate in the dining room and it was outstanding. The atmosphere, service and presentation were all very good. The food was delicious, our group of 6 tried beef tenderloin, halibut, scallops and salmon. Everyone enjoyed the entrees and various accompaniments. Prices were about $30 and included delicious bread and soup or salad. The only negative is the aweful parking lot, it wouldn't take much to improve it.
4.5 based on 715 reviews
Luigi’s was a treat! The waitress took a lot of time with us, recommending and explaining the menu. We settled on fried Zucchini with marinara sauce for an appetizer, which was so amazing that I would have been happy eating that all night. Daughter and I split a small pizza and spaghetti with marinara and ordered two meatballs on the side. Meatballs and pasta dish were exceptional. Pizza was good, too. Overall, a hit! This is the kind of Italian restaurant that I grew up within the East Coast. Humble, photos on the wall, red-checked curtains, great food, happy waitstaff. Will return!
4 based on 309 reviews
My husband & I came here with another couple. The food was delicious. However my friend ordered guacamole & it was sour. When she told the waitress about it she brought out another container of it but we all tasted it again & it was still pretty bad. Finally the waitress told us that the guacamole was prepackaged & has spoiled. Instead of taking it off the check she gave her free dessert but the dessert wasn’t even that good & was VERY small. I however really enjoyed my wrap & didn’t have any problems with the quality. Would go here again for the view & what I ordered.
5 based on 116 reviews
We descended on Diamond Deli with a group of hungry swimmers and parents, and it was a great decision! Turkey Rueben, broccoli salad, Soup, Salad, Our Sweet Melissa, and friendly but efficient service. We decided we should go back every day that we are here and try something different. I grew up with this type of deli on the East Coast, and hadn’t even realized how much I miss it. Very casual, small tables and booth seating. Will return, for sure!
4.5 based on 291 reviews
Met a buddy here for dinner and was looking forward to a great burger and this is exactly what I had. The place is very modern but has a nice laid back feel to it meaning you don't have to worry about showing up in jeans and a t-shirt to eat. I went ahead and ordered the 7th Heaven burger but opted to have the Mojo pattie which was beef mixed with andouille sausage. The burgers came out and they were a good size with a nice helping of fries on the side. It was cooked perfect and the mix of the sausage and andouille was wonderful as it provided just a touch of heat. Covered with the bacon and the onion jam and you have one amazing hamburger. Mix that with the friendly service and you have a great place to grab a burger, any time.
4 based on 151 reviews
Beau’s on the River opened at the Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls in May of 2013. This restaurant on the river offers stunning views of the river rapids and falls with floor to ceiling windows with and innovative contemporary décor. As a sister property to Beau’s Grille at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, we offer a casual atmosphere with plenty of the same great food and service that the award winning Beau’s Grille has been treating our loyal customers to for years. Executive Chef Billy Thurman takes a unique twist on some of your old favorites with a fresh look and taste to his style of cooking. His mouthwatering plates taste even more amazing than they look. We are located 15 miles from the Akron Canton Regional Airport & 30 miles from Cleveland Hopkins Airport. Cities within a short distance from Beau's On The River include: Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Fairlawn, Richfield, Hudson, Stow, Aurora (Geauga Lake Park) & Kent Ohio.
We met some friends for lunch and had a magnificent salad and soup buffet. That is what we chose but they also had a full-course meal buffet along with it should one choose. We loved the salads, the fruits, and one in our party enjoyed...Morejanniebabe1, thank you for joining us for lunch at Beau's on the River. We are thrilled you and your friends enjoyed your meal, service, and view! We look forward to having you all back again very soon.
4 based on 285 reviews
At dinner for 3, my pork tenderloin was nice - interesting flavors and moist (which often is not true of port). My bourbon-based cocktail was very good. My wife was lukewarm about her vegetable cassoulet, not very flavorful or interesting. Our friend reported an excellent airline chicken. Very good restaurant, although they sometimes go overboard with too many flavors in some dishes.
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