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Things to Do and Places to Eat During the Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy

July 1, 2019 -- Got the #CalltotheHall and are now on your way to Canton, Ohio to cheer on your favorite athletes? We have the inside scoop on where to visit, spend your free time, and where to eat!

Places to Visit



Check out the full event calendar for special events that are happening throughout the days you are here!


Places to Eat


Just a few of our favorite must-have's while in Canton: 


  • Bender's Tavern: Canton's oldest restaurant, seafood is delivered fresh daily, searving the finest strip steaks, filet's and ribeye, and you have to asked for the Bender's Fries to accompany your meal
  • Deli Ohio: Features farm to table fare located in the heart of downtown Canton
  • Taggarts Ice Cream: Classic ice cream parlor established in 1926 serving frozen treats plus sandwiches and soups
  • BAM Healthy Cuisine: Enjoy a flatbread pizza, sandwiches or delicious smoothies
  • Desert Inn: This Middle Eastern restaurant offers casual, family-style dining 
  • George’s Lounge: You wouldn’t believe a dive bar would be on the healthy eats list, but their burgers are made with all local grassfed beef and are cooked in healthier real fats! Delicious!
  • Kennedy's Barbecue: Landmark sandwich shop featuring on-premise smoked meats and traditonal homemade relish
  • Basil Asian Bistro: They have the best sushi in town and are located in the heart of downtown
  • Table Six Bar + Kitchen: California vibe with gastropub food that is absolutely perfect for sharing
  • The Crush House at Gervasi: Enjoy casual Venetian-style dinners, food and wine pairings, signature cocktails, craft beers and so much more! 
  • Hartville Kitchen: Enjoy delicious homestyle cooking, including broasted chicken, roast beef, turkey, and let's not forget about the PIE!

There are so many delicious restaurnts to explore here in Stark County! Check out even more of them here. 

Allison Rowe

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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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