147 Franklin Ave.
(330) 677-1119

A great local bar with friendly bartenders and multiple pool tables.
*Patio seating available

Zephyr Pub

106 W. Main St.
(330) 678-4848

The Zephyr serves up a great variety of craft beers, pool table, ping pong and one of the best patios in Kent!
*Patio seating available

Mad Cap

1422 Mogadore Rd.
(330) 548-9654

Mad Cap serves 8 beers on tap as well as Bent Tree cold brew coffee. You are welcome to bring food in or order out. Enjoy playing pinball, Ski Ball, Cornhole, oversized Jenga, cards and other games!



The Loft

112 W. Main St.
(330) 678-0391

A great local hangout including Wednesday Karaoke Night from 8pm-midnight!

Wild Goats Cafe

319 W. Main St.
(330) 677-2326

A favorite spot for breakfast! Wild Goats offers great weekly specials as well as lunch and dinner.

Pacific East

100 E. Main St.
(234) 263-5018

Pacific East Kent is the 3rd branch of the Pacific East at Coventry. They serve high quality sushi and hot Malaysian dishes. UberEats, Carryout and Catering Menu are also available.

Venice Cafe

163 W. Erie St.
(330) 968-4603

Located on the corner of Erie and Franklin, The Venice is one of the original and most iconic bars in Kent. Offering a great variety of drinks and a terrific line up of live music.

Water Street Tavern

132 S. Water St.
(330) 677-0700

Water Street Tavern features $2 happy hour drinks every day from open until 9 p.m., and holds live concerts every Wednesday and Friday night.
*Rooftop patio seating available

Erie Street Kitchen

163 W. Erie St.
(330) 593-5928

Located inside the Venice Cafe! Get ready for a taste of the south, in your mouth!  Erie Street Kitchen brings farm fresh local produce from your favorite artisan suppliers and farmers to downtown Kent. This new chef driven & clean food focused eatery serves the finest in hot chicken, creative sides, and seafood fun for the whole family.

Stahl’s Bakery

411 E. Main St.
(330) 673-9244

Located near the Kent State campus since 1949, this independently owned bakery features made-from-scratch cookies, muffins, pastries, breads and many other baked goods. Most baking is done on location, using flour milled in Kent.