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Erie Street Kitchen

163 W Erie St, Inside the Venice Cafe, Kent, OH 44240-3515
+1 330-593-5928
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Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (3 reviews)
“hush puppies” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood, Pub, Street Food, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
163 W Erie St, Inside the Venice Cafe, Kent, OH 44240-3515
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Tucked inside of a neighborhood bar is a lovely little gem of locally sourced, fresh ingredient-based cafe! With a menu of walleye, catfish, perch, po-boys and fried shrimp, you'd never think this was the brainchild of a chef who wants "food that has less than...More

Thank SmhJes
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you for the great review. I’m glad you enjoyed what we do here...Jeff

Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by early on a Friday when the place was not that crowded. You order at the counter and then a server brings you your order when it’s ready. All the food at Erie kitchen is made fresh. I ordered shrimp and grits which...More

Thank Leslie C
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thanks Leslie, I am glad you enjoyed your experience. I know there are a lot of other options in town and I appreciate you eating twice with us...Jeff

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were so excited to eat here. Went on a Friday evening and there really was nowhere to sit. You order your food at the counter and seat yourself. They have two small TV trays set up outside with chairs which is...More

Thank rebekah m
Reviewed June 26, 2018

One must try the Nashville hot chicken Banh Mi, the hard boiled eggs appetizer, and the catfish po boy. This is amazing food in this small corner of a Kent bar. Plus the chef uses products from local farmers, including eggs, bread, cheese, and the...More

Thank LA_1012
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thanks for coming in and this review...Jeff

Reviewed May 17, 2018

A bit different dining experience (order at a counter), but an asset to the community. Excellent seafood offerings and quality ingredients are featured. Despite its appearance as a local bar, its really kind of upscale cuisine with plastic utensils. Best as a special treat or...More

Thank PCmonkey
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Thank for your review...Jeff

Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Great menu, lots of Southern stuff. Just had the perch dinner and it was more than I could eat. Fresh ingredients, good southern-style stuff. Got to check it out!

Thank John L
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 13, 2018

Thanks for visiting us and your review. I am glad you enjoyed what we are doing here...Jeff

Reviewed March 7, 2018

Erie Street Kitchen is located in one of Kent's more popular bars, the timeless Venice Cafe. It features southern cooking and it is really good. Unlike any other area eatery, some of it's specialties include b.b.q. shrimp, southern style fried chicken, grits, greens and a...More

1  Thank satcheldog
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thanks for the great review. I am glad you enjoyed it....Jeff

Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I finally stopped in Vince's to have some dinner at the Erie Street Kitchen. We are so glad we did. They care about people who need to avoid gluten. My husband never had so many options in any restaurant. The food was...More

Thank truffleskeepers
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thank you. I am glad we offer both you our great food...Jeff

Reviewed January 25, 2018

i am gluten and dairy free and found the menu already accommodated those needs without going through the drudgery of asking for accommodation. AND the food was excellent inspite of or because of the limitations. Compliments to the chef!! The seafood was absolutely fresh! No...More

Thank travel10mlt
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. I am glad you enjoyed it!...Jeff

Reviewed November 10, 2017

Ate there last Saturday. It is like going back in time at the Venice Cafe - food at the Erie Street Kitchen was outstanding. Gumbo was out of this world as was the catfish. This is such a unique concept blending bar and restaurant. Do...More

Thank Mary Ann D
Jeff C, Owner at Erie Street Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2018

Thanks Mary Ann...Jeff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 W Erie St, Inside the Venice Cafe, Kent, OH 44240-3515
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 330-593-5928
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