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February 28, 2019 -- Join us in the ultimate showdown this March to determine the winner of the 2019 Restaurant Madness!

Vote throughout the month of March (March 1-31) for your favorite restaurants in Stark County in this bracket tournament to help them rise to the top as the 2019 Restaurant Madness winner! Make sure to check the Visit Canton social media, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram stories to vote for your favorite restaurant. The restaurant that gets the most votes from all three social media platforms will move on. Not only do the restaurants win in this competition, but so will one of our social media followers! Partipate in the voting, comment your favorites on the posts and on April 1st, when we reveal the 2019 Restaurant Madness winner -- one follower on our social platforms will win a $150 Tri-County Restaurant Association Gift Certificate to use at a restaurant(s) of their choice! 

Let the MADNESS begin! All polls will be live at 3:30PM on our social media platforms the day they face off and voters will have 24 hours to vote. Make sure to mark your calendars and follow along to vote for your favorites!

March 1 | Bender's Tavern vs. Hart Mansion (WINNER: Bender's Tavern)

March 3 | Bam! Healthy Cuisine vs. Grinders Above and Beyond (WINNER: Grinders Above & Beyond)

March 5 | Cameo Grill vs. George's Lounge (WINNER: George's Lounge)

March 7 | Amish Door Restaurant vs. Hartville Kitchen (WINNER: Hartville Kitchen)

March 9 | The Crush House at Gervasi Vineyard vs. Table Six Kitchen + Bar (WINNER: Table Six Kitchen + Bar)

March 11 | Milk & Honey Candy & Soda vs. Taggarts Ice Cream (WINNER: Taggats Ice Cream)

March 13 | Jerzee's Belden Village vs. TD's Tailgate Grill (WINNER: TD's Tailgate Grill)

March 15 | Kozmo's Grille vs. Papa Bear's (WINNER: Kozmo's Grille)

March 17 | Bender's Tavern vs. Grinders Above & Beyond (WINNER: Bender's Tavern)

March 19 | George's Lounge vs. Hartville Kitchen

March 21 | Table Six Kitchen + Bar vs. Taggarts Ice Cream

March 23 | TD's Tailgate Grill vs. Kozmo's Grille

March 25 | Bender's Tavern vs. TBD

March 27 | TBD vs. TBD

March 29-31 | TBD vs. TBD


The sweepstakes will be open from March 1, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. (ET) to March 31, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. (ET). Visit Canton will randomly select one winner 24 hours after the final bracket is closed. If the winner does not claim the prize within 48 hours, a new winner will be selected. Winner will be notified with a response to the winner’s social media tag. The winner will be posted on Visit Canton’s social media pages and this blog post. Potential Winner must accept a prize in person at Visit Canton Offices at 227 2nd Street NW Canton, OH 44702 within 30 days of the date of confirmation that they have won or will forfeit prize.

The “2019 Restaurant Madness” sweepstakes is sponsored by Visit Canton (“Sponsor”) and none of the above partners mentioned are responsible for any of the prizes or your entry. This contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. ODDS OF WINNING WILL VARY DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays.

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