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Main Street Kent has the best places to eat and things to do in downtown Kent, OH, including unique restaurants and food, live music, bars, events and shopping. There’s something for everyone in downtown Kent!

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Bent Tree Coffee Roasters

313 N. Water St.

(330) 474-7255


Bent Tree Coffee Roasters is a local coffee bean roaster. Stop in for a fresh cup of hot coffee, or iced if you prefer, and be sure to grab a bag of beans to take home with you.


Last Exit Books Coffee House

124 E. Main St.

(330) 677-4499

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Last Exit Books is an independent bookstore in downtown Kent. They buy and sell books, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, and records. They offer a coffee house in the front, serving locally roasted coffee & locally baked goods.


Scribbles Coffee

115 N. Water St.

(330) 677-1479



Since its opening in 2002, Scribbles' goal has remained the same: Provide a comfortable place for people to hang out with a good book and a great cup of coffee. Scribbles is committed to buying fair trade coffees and local baked goods.

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Starbucks Coffee

436 E. Main St.

(330) 677-2168


Tree City Coffee & Pastry

135 E. Erie St.

(330) 673-5522


Located close to campus, Starbucks offers coffee, espresso-based hot drinks, and more. Aside from coffee, customers can purchase salads, hot and cold sandwiches and paninis and pastries, as well as merchandise like mugs and tumblers.

Tree City Coffee & Pastry is proud to bring Kent a great atmosphere, fair trade coffee & a drive-thru.They have a classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich menu, breakfast sandwiches, fresh baked pastries, desserts and more.

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