14 Restaurants To Visit During Kent Parents’ Weekend

It’s almost that time of year when your parents come to visit and see all the exciting things happening at your school during Kent Parents’ Weekend. It’s always enjoyable to show your parents around your campus, but it’s more exciting to show them around your college town, because it shows them your experience off-campus life, as well. Kent, Ohio is a historical town that continues to grow and bring in boutiques, coffee shops, book stores, bars, and restaurants. Instead of taking your parents to eat at one of the dining halls on campus or to a fast food chain, here are 15 restaurants you can take them to give them a taste of your new home during Kent Parents’ Weekend.

1. Mike’s Place

You’ve probably been here hungover at least once already so why not bring your family to this fun and unique hotspot?

2. Bricco

3. Laziza

It may be a little pricey, but the food is definitely worth it, and your parents will absolutely love the atmosphere!

4. Panini’s

5. Troy Grille


6. Ray’s Place

Not just a bar, their food is to die for!

7. Grazers

8. The Pufferbelly Ltd.

This restaurant will take you back in time with its cozy atmosphere.

9. Main Street Continental Grill

The best Mediterranean food I’ve found so far, I seriously can not get enough!

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10. Bar 145

11. Rise and Shine Café

Hands down the best place to grab breakfast with family and friends!

12. Bistro on Main

13. Dave’s Cosmic Subs

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14. Taco Tontos

Their burritos/tacos are some of the best I’ve tasted! You could even get your order to go, and eat it in the pavilion across the street.

What is the best place to eat around campus for Kent Parents’ Weekend? Comment below and share this article with friends!
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Breanna Ganuelas

Breanna Ganuelas is a junior Communication Studies major with two minors in Public Relations and Public Communication. When she isn't doing classwork she is hanging out with her Delta Gamma sisters and staying active in various on- and off-campus activities. Outside of Kent State, Bre loves traveling, reading, laughing, adventuring, working out, volunteering, and just goofing off.