PRICING GUIDE (based on avg. price of a dinner entree) About magazine’s Dine About Town Restaurant Listings are paid advertisements. For full listing price guidelines and information about how to advertise, please call Molly Ott at 330-580-8422 or email her at email@example.com. BENDER’S TAVERN 137 Court Ave. SW, Canton 330-453-8424 www.bendersrestaurant.com Cuisine : Seafood. Casual, elegant downtown dining. Perhaps Bender’s famous tomato salad or a healthy filet of fresh Eastern baby halibut will strike your tastes. If beef is on your mind, try one of Bender’s finest steaks or chops. Jerry Jacob’s passion for wine provides you with nearly 400 premium wines to please your palate. Our customers travel the world and return wondering why they get the best and most consistent seafood in Canton, Ohio. Experience the difference! Open for lunch Monday through Friday, dinner Monday through Saturday. DESERT INN 204 12th St. NW, Canton 330-456-1766 www.desertinncanton.com Cuisine: Middle Eastern/American. Five-time winner (2008-2012) of Fox 8’s “Best Romantic Restaurant in NE Ohio.” Known for shish kebabs served “family style” with Grecian salad, rice pilaf, broasted potatoes, garlic toast. Assorted Arabic appetizers. Steaks, lobster, rack of lamb, prime rib. Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner (Sundays from Thanksgiving through Mother’s Day). Reservations recommended. Lunch $; Dinner $$$ GERVASI VINEYARD Gervasi’s GV Burger 1700 55th St. NE, Canton 330-497-1000 www.gervasivineyard.com Two Unique Dining Options: The Bistro Cuisine: Relaxed rustic Italian fine dining. Reservations recommended. 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday. $$$ The Crush House Cuisine: Casual Venetian-style lunches and dinners in a lively atmosphere. Perfect for a fun lunch, casual dinner or later-night snack, modestly priced. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, closed Sunday. $$ CANAL TAVERN OF ZOAR 8806 Towpath Rd. NE, Bolivar (just outside Historic Zoar Village) 330-874-4444 www.canaltavernofzoar.com www.bendersrestaurant.com Cuisine: American/German. Fine casual dining in a restored 1829 Ohio & Erie Canal tavern. Excellent steaks, chops and seafood, as well as Zoar-inspired German dishes including schnitzel and sausages. Draft microbrews and an extensive wine list. Patio dining from May to October. Sunday brunch and Sunday menu available from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with a full bar. Burger special night every Wednesday. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Weekday lunch service from May through October. LUCCA 228 Fourth St. NW, Canton 330-456-2534 www.luccadowntown.com Cuisine: Italian. Located in the heart of downtown Canton’s vibrant Arts District lies Lucca, inspired by the cuisine of the lush Tuscany region in Italy. Lucca is committed to using locally sourced ingredients, seasonal preparations and a commitment to the freshest produce. Lucca is also known for its selection of international and domestic wines all served in their alluring dining room. Lucca is farm to table fare with flair! 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Bar open late Friday and Saturday. PAPA GYROS GREEK GRILL Three locations: 4760 Everhard Rd. NW, Jackson Township 330-497-1100 2045 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton 330-456-9000 3939 Massillon Rd., Uniontown www.papagyros.com Cuisine: Greek/Mediterranean. Specializing in authentic Greek fare. Try our famous gyros, souvlaki platters available in lamb, chicken, beef, lamb shanks, lamb chops, tilapia santorini. Your headquarters for baklava and all your favorite Greek pastries. Let’s OPA with saganaki … the flaming cheese. Greek wines and beer available. Some entrees not available at Cleveland Ave. location. Open every day for lunch and dinner. CARPE DIEM COFFEE SHOP 215 Market Ave N, Canton | 330-455-2326 4230 Belden Village St. NW, Canton 330-499-2326 | www.carpediemcoffeeshop.com Carpe Diem Coffee Shop is Stark County’s favorite coffee shop, as voted by readers of The Repository! Find out why and visit their flagship downtown Canton location or their welcoming kiosk in the center concourse of Belden Village Mall. Carpe Diem offers wide selection of fresh-brewed coffees, coffee specialty drinks and seasonal creations everybody loves. Both locations also offer local, fresh-baked cookies and pastries plus sandwiches, salads and more. Not sure what you might like? Carpe Diem’s specially-trained baristas can customize any drink just for you. Stop by for a coffee and leave as a friend!