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, 8p: Open Mic hosted by Bethany Joy
|June 15||9pm||Armstrong Bearcat Band|
|June 16||9pm||Nick Wilkinson and the Featured Players|
|June 23||8:30pm||Punching Oswald|
|June 30||7pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|July 7||8pm||An Evening of The Beatles with BC Hudson, Dan Socha and Bethany Joy|
|July 13||6:30pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|July 13||10pm||DenZon and The Road Doggz feat. Joe Vitale|
|Aug 3||8pm||Dan Socha, Ben Gage & Randy Horvath|
|Aug 4||9pm||Thor Platter Band|
|Aug 10||8pm||Colin John & Long Tall Deb|
|Aug 17||9pm||Cory Grinder Band|
|Aug 25||8pm||Robbie Schaefer of Eddie From Ohio|
|September 14||8pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
|September 14||10pm||Roger Hoover with Ray Flanagan and The Authorities|
|September 15||9pm||City of Invention|
|September 21||9pm||The Outside Voices, The Hawkeyes, Coup De Grace|
|September 22||9pm||Armstrong Bearcat Band|
|October 20||8pm||Up 'Til 4|
|October 26||9pm||Thor Platter Band|
|October 26||Kent Halloween|
|December 31||8pm||15-60-75 (The Numbers Band)|
Tues - Fri: 5PM-2:30am
Sat: 5pm - 2:30am
163 W. Erie St.
Kent, Ohio 44240