We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


57 E Market St, Akron, OH 44308-2024
+1 330-253-1234
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cornflake” (9 reviews)
“lobster blt” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
57 E Market St, Akron, OH 44308-2024
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (276)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner at Crave before a show at The Akron Civic Theatre and what a treat. Crave has enjoyed a stellar reputation in downtown Akron and with good reason. The food has never disappointed and service was good. I had the steak wrap with truffle...More

Thank Perry G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting the area, we tried CRAVE for a late afternoon lunch. Everything was top notch. The knowledgeable waiter, after prodding, recommended the alligator appetizer which was great, accompanied with a spicy sauce. Our companions ordered and loved the fried green tomatoes. I had to...More

Thank colleen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, friendly knowledgeable service, beautiful decor. In town for business and brought hubby along. Yelp reviews were good so tried it. Couldn’t have been happier! Shared goat cheese appetizer warm and crusty bread with it. I had cassoulet and hubby had scallops on recommendation...More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good innovative cuisine, in rather large portions. While at the table, was greeted by the manager who provide a free appetizer that was quite delicious. Also ordered the pumpkin pierogi, which were heavenly. The coffee rubbed brisket was good, but the meat was a...More

Thank drichrx
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I met our daughter and her husband here for dinner to celebrate my birthday. This is one of our favorite restaurants even though we have to drive up to Akron. We all had something different to eat which is easy to do...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Plenty of variety, good food and great service provided by our server Lynn. This is downtown Akron, vallet parking, rather loud contemporary restaurant.You are seated very close to other guests so if you are looking for a quiet intimate evening this should not be your...More

Thank carolynjb330
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Everything here is so wonderful! I personally love th chicken and waffles. The cinnamon sage waffle is such a tasty compliment to the fried chicken. I order the hot sauce on the side because it can be painfully hot if you don't.

Thank Gretchen G
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was super loud, you have no choice but valet parking. The calamari appetizer was mushy but edible. My girlfriend and I both ordered chicken. Her chicken was very undercooked and not even warm. My chicken was undercooked as well and over-seasoned. Dinner was...More

Thank Jimmy6179
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I first dined at Crave when they first opened about 20 years ago. It was the "it" place in Akron; with a unique menu & sophisticated decor it was hard to get a reservation & was busy all the time. Fast forward 20 years~The menu...More

Thank Shari A
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I've been to Crave several times -- I have always had enjoyable food. The staff are friendly and helpful. A bit expensive for my wife's taste but I gently twist her arm and her love for me makes her give in to my will. She...More

Thank John H
Nearby Restaurants
Luigis Restaurant
676 reviews
.37 km away
Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar
201 reviews
.28 km away
The Lockview
170 reviews
.65 km away
Nearby Attractions
Akron Civic Theatre
189 reviews
.57 km away
Lock 3
74 reviews
.63 km away
The Peanut Shoppe
59 reviews
.63 km away
Akron Art Museum
130 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
John K
3 September 2017|
Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
They do have excellent fries but for some sandwiches it's an up charge. I tend to order the side salad with the house dressing.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 E Market St, Akron, OH 44308-2024
    (High St.)
  • Public Transportation: Because of our location in the heart of downtown Akron, numerous public transit stops create convenient access .
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Akron
  • Phone Number: +1 330-253-1234
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing