Readers’ Picks | Local Faves: Food & Dining

Restaurant
Lucca
228 Fourth St. NW, Canton, 330-456-2534, luccadowntown.com
Runner-up: Fronimos

New Restaurant
The Pantry in Hartville
101 Prospect Ave. N, Hartville, 330-877-1277, find The Pantry on Facebook
Runner-up: Thatsa Wrapp Shack

Romantic Restaurant
Gervasi Vineyard
1700 55th St. NE, Canton, 330-497-1000, gervasivineyard.com
Runner-up: Desert Inn

Fine Dining
Lucca
228 Fourth St. NW, Canton, 330-456-2534, luccadowntown.com
Runner-up: Gervasi Vineyard

Breakfast
Samantha’s on Portage
4954 Portage St. NW, North Canton, 330-499-9700, samanthas-restaurant.com
Runner-up: Crepe Break

Brunch
Twisted Citrus
1649 N Main St., North Canton, 330-305-9680, thetwistedcitrus.com
Runner-up: Fieldcrest Estate

Lunch
Deli Ohio
328 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, 330-453-7777, deliohio.com
Runner-up: Thatsa Wrapp

Soup/Salad
Grinders Above & Beyond
1820 W State St., Alliance, 330-821-6665. 3114 Whipple Ave. NW, Canton, 330-477-5411. 1212 W Maple St., Hartville, 330-587-4280. 500 W Main St., Louisville, 330-875-9700. 404 E Lincolnway, Minerva, 330-868-7824. 1671 N Main St., North Canton, 330-497-4800. grinders.net
Runner-up: Main Street Deli

Appetizers
Table Six Kitchen + Bar
6113 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton, 330-305-1666, table6canton.com
Runner-up: Royal Docks Brewing Co.

Dinner Dish
Rissoto at Lucca
228 Fourth St. NW, Canton, 330-456-2534, luccadowntown.com
Runner-up: General Tso’s Tofu from Basil

Family Restaurant
Hartville Kitchen
1015 Edison St. NW, Hartville, 330-877-9353, hartvillekitchen.com
Runner-up: Grinders Above & Beyond

Late Night Eats
George’s Lounge
229 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton, 330-452-0029, georgescanton.com
Runner-up: Harmon’s Pub

Healthy Food
BAM! Healthy Cuisine
7160 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, 330-880-0226. 2185 E Maple St., North Canton, 330-494-7136. bamhealthycuisine.com
Runner-up: Clean Eatz

Take Out
Lucky Star Express
1973 E Maple St., North Canton, 330-498-9996, find Lucky Star Express on Facebook
Runner-up: Sol Pie Pizza

Catering
Old Carolina Barbecue Co.
900 W State St., Alliance, 330-680-4710. 4710 Everhard Rd., Canton, 330-499-3080. 2482 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, 330-833-9030. oldcarolina.com
Runner-up: Charlie Brown’s Catering

Patio
Gervasi Vineyard
1700 55th St. NE, Canton, 330-497-1000, gervasivineyard.com
Runner-up: Royal Docks Brewing Co.

Farmers’ Market
Canton Farmers’ Market
305 McKinley Ave. NW, Canton, 330-456-0468, cantonfarmersmarket.com
Runner-up: Plain Township Farmers’ Market

Grocer
Fishers Foods
5215 Fulton Dr. NW, Jackson Twp. 4403 Cleveland Ave., Canton. 4401 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton. 8100 Cleveland Ave. NW, North Canton. 330-497-3000, fishersfoods.com
Runner-up: Acme Fresh Market

Seafood
Tim’s Tavern
3323 Parkway St. NW, Canton, 330-455-6306, timstavern.com
Runner-up: Eadies Fish House Grill & Bar

Asian Cuisine
Basil Asian Bistro
585 Market Ave. N, Canton, 330-452-3888, basilasianrestaurant.com
Runner-up: Jasmine Asian Bistro

Indian Cuisine
Bombay Sitar
5111 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, 330-305-0671, bombaysitar.com
Runner-up: Kabab & Curry

Italian Cuisine
Lucca
228 Fourth St. NW, Canton, 330-456-2534, luccadowntown.com
Runner-up: Napoli’s

Mediterranean Cuisine
Desert Inn
204 12th St. NW, Canton, 330-456-1766, desertinncanton.com
Runner-up: Aladdin’s Eatery

Mexican Cuisine
El Rincon
3212 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-453-9200, elrinconcanton.com
Runner-up: Pancho’s Southwestern Grille

Sandwich
Deli Ohio
328 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, 330-453-7777, deliohio.com
Runner-up: Kennedy’s BBQ

Burger
The Rail
4347 Belden Village St. NW, Canton, 330-497-7550, therailburger.com
Runner-up: George’s Lounge

Fries or Chips
Heggy’s Nut Shop
3200 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-454-6611, heggysnutshop.com
Runner-up: Thatsa Wrapp chips

Pizza
Pizza Oven
1589 N Main St., North Canton, 330-494-4100. 4000 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton, 330-492-4333. 3153 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-452-8801. 3655 Cleveland Ave. S, Canton, 330-484-2518. 3314 Lesh St. NE, Canton, 330-452-5599. 1601 30th St. NE, Canton, 330-453-1437. 2805 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, 330-833-8222. 4990 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, 330-493-0090. pizzaovenpapabears.com
Runner-up: Sol Pie Pizza

Steak
Sparta Steak House & Lounge
1101 12th St. NW, Canton, 330-454-6343, spartasteakhouseandlounge.com
Runner-up: Baker’s

Wings/BBQ
Old Carolina Barbecue Co.
900 W State St., Alliance, 330-680-4710. 4710 Everhard Rd., Canton, 330-499-3080. 2482 Lincoln Way E, Massillon, 330-833-9030. oldcarolina.com
Runner-up: Angry Barbeque

Dessert & Cupcakes
Sprinkle City
706 S Main St., North Canton, 330-933-0767, sprinklecitysweets.com
Runner-up: Cutey Patooty Cupcakes LLC

Ice Cream
Pav’s Creamery
708 S Main St., North Canton, 330-472-3348, pavscreamery.com
Runner-up: Taggart’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant

Chocolates
Heggy’s Nut Shop
3200 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-454-6611, heggysnutshop.com
Runner-up: Ben Wollenberg Chocolates & Nuts

Bakery
Little Chunk of Goodness
littlechunkofgoodness.com
Runner-up: Studio Bakery

Donuts
MaryAnn Donuts
4222 Hills & Dales Rd. NW, Canton, 330-478-9500. 5039 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-477-1400. 1664 N Main St., North Canton, 330-305-1088. 2131 Columbus Rd. NE, Canton, 330-580-9300. 2909 Cleveland Ave. S, Canton, 330-484-2233. maryanndonuts.com
Runner-up: Johnnie’s Bakery

Coffee Shop
Muggswigz Coffee & Tea Co.
137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, 330-452-6336. 5854 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton, 330-754-1017. muggswigz.com
Runner-up: Carpe Diem Coffee Shop

Happy Hour
Grapes in a Glass
575 Market Ave. N, Canton, 330-453-9463, 50shadesofvine.com
Runner-up: Royal Docks Brewing Co.

Neighborhood Bar
Harmon’s Pub
2329 Tuscarawas St. W, Canton, 330-453-2144, harmonspub.com
Runner-up: Loby’s Bar & Grille

Brewery
Paradigm Shift Craft Brewery
128 North Ave. NE, Massillon, 330-880-0008, paradigmshiftbrew.com
Runner-up: Royal Docks Brewing Co.

Beer Selection
The Barrel Room
7901 Cleveland Ave. NW, North Canton, 330-244-1535, barrelroomwinebar.com
Runner-up: Royal Docks Brewing Co.

Craft Cocktails
Table Six Kitchen + Bar
6113 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton, 330-305-1666, table6canton.com
Runner-up: Grapes in a Glass

Winery
Gervasi Vineyard
1700 55th St. NE, Canton, 330-497-1000, gervasivineyard.com
Runner-up: Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery

Wine List
Grapes in a Glass
575 Market Ave. N, Canton, 330-453-9463, 50shadesofvine.com
Runner-up: The Barrel Room

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass