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Your Summer Guide to Patio Dining in Stark County

May 15, 2019 -- We thought warm weather would never come, but guess what. It's here and we couldn't be more excited about it! What better way than to celebrate the beautiful Ohio weather this summer, than to do some patio dining with friends & family!

Like warm breezy days, with delcious food and cold drinks in your hand? Here's a sampling of the best places to enjoy a patio!

Winery, Brewery, & Upscale Patios

Gervasi Vineyard & Italian Bistro | Dine on the patio here, called the Piazza, and you will instatly feel like you have been transported to the hills of Tuscany. Guests will enjoy the beautiful pond mid-property, bocce ball, cornhole, relaxing Adirondack chairs, live music nightly Tuesday-Saturday, and delicious counter-service food from an outdoor kitchen. Enjoy the covered patio at the Crush House, offering 5-2-1 Happy Hour from 2-6PM Monday thru Friday, plus the regular menu offerings.

Winery at Perennial Vineyards | Relax outside on their sunset patio or walk the grounds, and visit their scenic vineyard pavilion. They have a small menu of appetizers or you can bring your own picnic, and of course there’s a wide selection of wines to taste.

Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery | You can walk the grounds of this farm, do a little shopping in their market, or enjoy lunch or dinner featuring many tasty homemade dishes. Many of the items on the menu and in their market come directly from their farm including their wine; talk about fresh! 

Fat Head's Brewery | We know you want to drink freshly made Bumbleberry on a patio! The newest brewery in Stark County, Fat Head's is the perfect location to kick back after a long day with friends, and enjoy the award winning food menu. 

Sandy Springs Brewing Co. | Located in the heart of Minerva, this adorable brewery will have all of your taste buds tingling with their extensive list of brews. A must try is their Happy Sappy, brewed with only tree sap and no water along with 30 pounds of their own farms maple syrup, and some spices, enjoy this very unique one-of-a-kind beer. Weighing in at 11.2%, come and it’s time to try this beer that has made family and friends very happy over the last 11 years.

Royal Docks Brewing Co. | Whether it's 80 degrees outside or 50 degrees, Royal Docks beers are perfectly perfect on their patio. Chilly summer night, Royal Docks is known to have their outdoor fire pit roaring, so you still get to enjoy the beautiful weather. 

Table Six Kitchen + Bar | Enjoy that California vibe while sitting on the patio and enjoy the delicious food from bites to full meals. Your lunch or dinner would not be complete without getting one of their signature drinks, prepared with fresh juices, herbs and infusions or enjoy over 80 different spirits, unique beers and a variety of wines.

The Granite Grille @ Quarry Golf Club | Whether you are a golfer or not, this one-of-a-kind restuarant is open to the public and your taste buds are sure to be treated!

Canton Brewing Company | Patio dining in Downtown Canton? Yep, you heard right! You can now drink your Tuscora Pilsner (or your favorite beer!), eat scotch eggs, and socialize with your friends outside on the patio!

Shale Brewing Company | This is a must-sit patio that is in a small town, with a big city vibe! Stop by after work or on the weekends to grab your favorite brew and enjoy the comfy adirondack chairs and the large fire pit.

The Barrel Room | North Canton's favorite a wine bar offers a huge list of wine and craft beers, and their patio is cozy and heated if the night gets a little chilly.

Main Street Grille | Located in the heart of North Canton, this upscale restaurant is known for their aged steaks & chops, fresh fish, and seafood offerings. Make sure to check out their daily specials and their Happy Hour! 

Melt Bar & Grilled | Do you like grilled cheese? Gourmet grilled cheese that is? Melt Bar & Grilled has delicious food (in big portions I may add) and a relaxing atmosphere for enjoying patio dining. Located conveniently on the outside of Belden Village Mall.

Local Favorite Sports Bar Patios

We asked the locals on our social media page where their favorite sports bar with a patio was and this is what they said! Nothing beats eating & drinking like a local.

Kid Friendly Patios 

Hey! They kids love to enjoy the patio life as well. Check out these kid friendly-attractions that have patios to enjoy lunch, ice cream, and other treats on. 

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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