The Venice Cafe on the corner of Erie and Franklin is one of the original and most iconic bars in the storied city of Kent. Since 1941, generations of residents, students and visitors have enjoyed the Venice Cafe for its authentic ambiance, great drinks, delicious food and more. Its noir-ish mahogany atmosphere and hued Italian murals have provided a unique backdrop for many a fun night out with friends and family.
163 W. ERIE ST. | KENT, OHIO 44240 | CALL: 330.968.4603
The new Erie Street Kitchen — now open in the Venice Cafe — is bringing farm fresh local produce from your favorite artisan suppliers and farmers to downtown Kent for the finest in hot chicken, one of a kind sides, seafood fun, and a creative sharable toast section with accouterments. This new, chef-driven and clean, food-focused eatery will be a favorite for the whole family as well as the hottest spot to bring guests to impress.
163 W. ERIE ST. | KENT, OHIO 44240 | CALL: 330.593.5928
Our jukebox features a 100 album selection of classic rock, Americana, independent, and local rock n’ roll. Jukebox curator Roger Hoover, who recently had some of his own works added to the Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame’s Northeast Ohio Popular Music Archives (NEOPMA), selects all of our albums.
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Every Tuesday, 7:30pm: DanJO - Dan Angotti's Big Band Jazz Orchestra
Every Wednesday, 9p: Open Mic hosted by Bethany Joy
|October 7||9pm||Armstrong Bearcat Band|
|October 21||9pm||The Michael Stacey Band|
|October 27||8pm||Colin John & Long Tall Deb|
|November 03||9pm||Punching Oswald|
|November 04||9pm||The Craigslist All-Stars|
|November 10||9pm||City On Invention|
|November 11||8pm||Mick Rogers Band|
|November 17||8pm||Colin Dussault's Acoustic Trio|
|November 18||8pm||Rachel Brown & The Beatnik Playboys|
|November 24||8pm||Jon Mosey Trio|
|December 01||8pm||David and Valerie Mayfield "The Bluegrass Sweethearts"|
|December 22||8pm||Keiper & Company|
|December 23||8pm||Jim Zeller|
|December 31||8pm||New Year's Eve: 15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|January 12||9pm||9 Volt Acoustic|
|January 13||9pm||City of Invention|
|January 20||8pm||FThe Jillettes|
|January 27||9pm||The Outside Voices EP Release|
Tues - Fri: 5PM-2:30am
Sat: 11:30am - 2:30am
163 W. Erie St.
Kent, Ohio 44240