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Pufferbelly Limited

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American, Bar, Pub
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152 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240-3583
+1 330-673-1771
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Niles, Ohio
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't often stop in Kent, but when we do we always make it a point to enjoy a meal at Pufferbelly. Have tried different meals each time and have yet to be disappointed.

Thank DragonDad
Akron, Ohio, USA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We used to love going to this restaurant because of the great and unique atmosphere, but the food has gotten more and more average tasting. I like supporting local businesses but the Pufferbelly needs to make a change with the menu or cook.

Thank 585brentr
Maumee, Ohio
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138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The folks hosting the walk in downtown Kent suggested this place which was just down the street from the walk site. It's housed in the old train station. There are many old photos and railroad paraphernalia to see. I ordered the Andouille Sausage and Chicken Pasta dish. It was quite good. The staff were courteous. The restroom was clean. I... More 

Thank Craig G
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The Pufferbelly is a good Hometown Restaurant with good food and a friendly staff. We have eaten here for many years and have always enjoyed it. They have a good menu and have changing specials. If you get the chance try their Sunday Brunch! Good food and good prices!

Thank Kevin N
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Pufferbelly, Ltd is located in the college town of Kent, Ohio. My family has dined here many times throughout the years when my daughter received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Kent State University. When my daughter and I entered the restaurant yesterday, we stepped back in time. Everything seemed to be exactly the way it was many years ago.... More 

Thank Lorrie C
Kent, Ohio
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A diner can always be assured of a good meal at this restaurant. It has a diverse menu so one can choose from salads to flatbreads to pizza to steaks and seafood and everything in between. The prices are reasonable, not only on the food, but on the alcohol products. Then there is dessert, all made in-house and each is... More 

Thank Bulldog44240
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is good and so is the service. An old quaint train station serves as the restaraunt. I love the ambiance of this place.

Thank David R
Stow, Ohio
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232 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I’ve read that this isn’t the place it used to be...that may be true, but it is still a good value, good food establishment. Our server was fast, efficient and very affable. The food was excellent, hot and on time! What else can you say? Oh yeh, the atmosphere is still as it was years ago...that’s why we enjoy coming... More 

Thank Goldfinch2324
Akron, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This used to be a nicer restaurant. one where you would normally dress up a little. Now it has been a while since we have been there but it is more like a diner. The menu is geared more towards lunch type of crowd . Entre choice was slim and somewhat high for what you get. The meal did not... More 

Thank Holly H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I picked this place because of the menu items. It is in the old train station and is about a cute as it can get. Three of us had dinner there. Two of us ordered the Fish and Chip and the other a Burger and Fries. The helping of fish with the fish in chips was healthy and the fish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240-3583
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Kent
  • Phone Number: +1 330-673-1771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?