Restaurants, Bars, Grills, Bakeries, and More.

Cuyahoga Falls and Akron are home to a wide variety of dining options, ranging from the world famous burgers of Swenson’s, to the eclectic cuisine of Crave.

Here are just a few of the amazing restaurants to help you Eat Better while in our town. Enjoy!

Blue Door Cafe and Bakery

330.926.9774

1970 State Road Cuyahoga Falls Ohio, 44223

Quaint bakery/cafe offering an array of European-style pastries & a menu of farm-fresh light fare.

 

Peanut Shoppe of Akron

330.376.7020

203 S. Main St. Akron, Ohio 44308

The best nuts are the freshest nuts, and that’s what the Peanut Shoppe offers everyday to all who pass through its doors since the 1930s. The store sells a wide selection of healthy snacks, chocolate, candies, fresh peanut butter and even sugar-free treats.

 

Swenson’s Drive-In Restaurant

330.864.8416

40 S. Hawkins Ave. Akron, Ohio 44313

Enjoy award winning burgers, fries, shakes & more at a classic drive-in restaurant! Named “America’s Best Cheeseburger” -Forbes ’99, “World’s Greatest Burger” -Ion Network ’11, “Double Decker Burger Winner” -Food Network ’10

 

Crave

330.253.1234

57 E. Market St.Akron, Ohio 44308

Global eclectic cuisine. Modern twists on comfort food classics, and innovative new cuisine.

 

Hibachi Japan Steakhouse and Sushi

330.928.3333

2251 Front St. Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44221

Japanese, Steak, Sushi Bar

Things To Do While In Our Town

Northeast Ohio is home to so many awesome attractions, shopping centers, and museums. If you’re hanging around for a while and looking for something to do, here’s a list of some of the ones we love!

Attractions

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

(800) 468-4070

PO Box 158 Peninsula, Ohio 44264

Ride the rails through Cuyahoga Valley National Park aboard one of the oldest and most scenic tourist excursion railways in the U.S. Board at the Akron Northside Station, Peninsula Depot or Rockside Station in Independence. Learn about the area’s history from the “Voices of the Valley” audio tour during a regular round trip. CVSR offers year-round special events, including the “Ales on Rails” beer tasting train or Grape Escape wine tasting train, Day Out With Thomas, the Polar Express, Bike Aboard! and numerous other family-friendly theme rides during the year.

 

Hard Rock Rocksino

330.908.7625

10777 Northfield Road Northfield, Ohio 44067

The $275-million Hard Rock and Northfield Park joint venture brings a Hard Rock-branded gaming center to the grounds of harness-racing mainstay Northfield Park, with more than 2,200 slot machines. Features include: Kosar’s Wood-Fired Grill, Hard Rock Cafe, Fresh Harvest Buffet, Hard Rock Live, Club Velvet, Comedy Zone and the signature Center Bar!

 

Harry London Chocolate Factory

330.494.0833

5353 Lauby Rd. N. Canton, Ohio 44720

Ever wonder how caramels, Buckeyes, truffles and everything else chocolate-covered are made? Find out during a factory tour of Harry London’s operation, which has churned out sweet confections since 1922. Call for seasonal hours and factory tour reservations.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

888-764-ROCK (7625)

1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. Cleveland, Ohio 44114

“Rock history comes alive in Cleveland” -Rolling Stone magazine. Experience the modern music destination everyone’s talking about! Visit the world’s only museum devoted to celebrating popular music!

 

Stan Hywet Hall

330.836.5533

714 N Portage Path, Akron, OH 44303

The Tudor revival Manor House is 64,500 sq. feet and the 6th largest home open to the public in the U.S. Open from April through December, Stan Hywet includes a 65-room Manor House, a conservatory and more than 70 acres of artfully landscaped ground. It is Akron’s oldest National Historic Landmark and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

 

Laser Quest

330.666.6966

80 Brookmont Rd. Akron, Ohio 44333

Mixing the age-old games of hide-and-seek and tag with high-tech lasers, this fun-for-everyone venue is perfect for everything from birthday parties to corporate events. Group reservations are required.

 

Pro Football Hall of Fame

330-456-8207

2121 George Halas Dr. N.W. Canton, Ohio 44708

The Pro Football Hall of Fame services to honor, preserve, educate and promote football. Visit permanent exhibits such as the Superbowl Theater and the Pro Football Today Gallery, as well as the new Ralph Wilson, Jr. Pro Football Research and Preservation Center, part of the HOF’s “Future 50” Project celebrating the museum’s 50th anniversary.

 

Akron Zoo

330-375-2550

500 Edgewood Ave, Akron, OH 44307

The Akron Zoo is a wonderful place to come nose-to-nose with wildlife from around the world, while spending time with family and friends. The zoo was designed to provide an up-close animal experience and is right sized for a 3 to 4 hour visit. Besides animals, the Akron Zoo is full of beautiful gardens and landscaping.

 

Shopping

Aurora Farms Premium Outlets

330-562-2000

549 S Chillicothe Rd, Aurora, OH 44202

Aurora Farms Premium Outlets features an impressive collection of the finest brands for you, your family and your home. Include a shopping stop during your next trip to the area. Located approximately 35 minutes southeast of Cleveland, you’re sure to find impressive savings all year round.

 

Portage Crossing Shopping and Entertainment

(330) 849-2436

2925 State Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Join visitors from all over at this exciting west side venue. Portage Crossing offers entertainment for the entire family including fabulous places to satisfy your pallet and a state-of-the-art theater where you may see the latest films with comfort and style.

 

First and Main in Hudson

330.653.9530

43 Village Way, Suite 206 • Hudson, Ohio 44236

First & Main is an upscale lifestyle shopping center centrally located in the heart of historic downtown Hudson, Ohio. Featuring a blend of national chains, unique locally owned shops and award-winning restaurants, First & Main is Summit County’s premier shopping district. The park-like setting of First & Main plays host to more than a dozen events annually and boasts ample parking, easy accessibility and is pedestrian friendly. Whether you are stopping in for a quick errand, spending an afternoon with friends or family or enjoying a night out, First & Main is the perfect place to shop, dine and play. We invite you to Share the Experience of First & Main Hudson.

 

Legacy Village

216.382.3871

25001 Cedar Road Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124

Legacy Village was designed with you in mind. It’s a great place to meet friends and do some fabulous shopping. At Legacy Village you’ll find traditional retail shopping along with unique boutique-style shops and service oriented businesses, like salons, banking, grocery and a pharmacy. Visit Legacy Village today for a one of a kind experience in a relaxing environment.

 

Museums

Akron Art Museum

330-376-9185

One South High, Akron, OH 44308

Located downtown, the Akron Art Museum showcases regional, national and international art created since 1850. Particular areas of strength include contemporary painting and sculpture and 20th century photography.

 

A Christmas Story House and Museum

216-298-4919.

3159 W. 11th St., Cleveland, OH

Museum dedicated to the 1983 holiday classic “A Christmas Story,” partially filmed in Cleveland. See how Ralphie Parker and his family lived in the house used in the movie, crawl under the sink, pose with the leg lamp – then shop for truly unique gifts and see memorabilia in the museum and store.

 

Cleveland History Center

216-721-5722

10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH

Learn more about the history of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio at this always-entertaining AND educational museum that features the Cleveland History Center, the Crawford Auto Aviation Collection, the legendary Euclid Beach Carousel and rotating exhibits about the history, culture, fashion, sports and homes of the area.

 

Cleveland Museum of Art

216-421-7350

11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH

Picasso, Monet, Gauguin Caravaggio, Pollock, Kiefer, Warhol, Asian art, the Armor Court . . . it’s all at CMA, and it’s all free. Without question, CMA’s world-class collection makes for one of America’s top museums… and the best deal in town.

 

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

216-231-460

1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH

Nearly 100 year-old museum dedicated to the fields of anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, botany, geology, paleontology, wildlife biology, and zoology. Many hands-on children’s exhibits. Includes Shafran Planetarium & Ralph Mueller Observatory.

 

Great Lakes Science Center

216-694-2000

601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, OH

Hands-on family museum dedicated to science and the area’s marine roots located on the shores of Lake Erie. Includes NASA Glenn Visitor Center, Steamship William G. Mather, science demonstrations, polymer funhouse, special exhibitions and more.

 

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

216-593-0575

2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, OH

Museum opened in 2005 to celebrate the diversity of the American Experience and Cleveland. Through historical and art exhibits and special events, the Maltz seeks to educate about the Jewish religion and culture and “builds bridges of tolerance and understanding” with others.

 

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

216-421-8671

11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH

Cleveland’s contemporary art museum, founded in 1968, has played a key role in introducing such artists as Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Laurie Anderson, Roy Lichtenstein, and Christo to Cleveland. Moved in 2012 to the Uptown area, MOCA has 34,000 square feet featuring revolving exhibits education programs and more.

 

National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame

216-261-3263

605 E. 222nd St., Euclid, OH

Museum dedicated to that most Cleveland music: Slovenian-style polka. Memorabilia from polka stars of yesterday and today, including a section on America’s Polka King, Frankie Yankovic, with his accordion and stage outfits. Also sections on Cleveland’s Slovenian community, Johnny Vadnal, and others.