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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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Baked in the Village

123 N. Water St.

(330) 256-0790

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175 E. Erie St.

(330) 678-1893


Formerly known as the Backerei, this cafe offers a variety of Europeon breads, pastries, pretzels and other goodies to suit your discerning tastes.  All hand crafted from scratch!  


Peace Love & Little Donuts

100 E. Erie St.

(330) 474-7773


This tasty (not gimmicky) popcorn shop is full of tasty treats from kettle corn to popcorn dashed with sea salt. Custom recipes that enhance the flavor of popcorn - from Ohio of course.

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Sathl's Bakery

411 E. Main St.

(330) 673-9244


Located near the Kent State campus since 1949, this independently owned bakery features made-from-scratch cookies, muffins, pastries, breads and many other baked goods. Most baking is done on location, using flour milled in Kent.

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Insomnia Cookies

295 S. Water St.

(877) 632-6654


Insomnia Cookies makes a variety of cookies, and is open uptil 3am. Cookies are kept in a warmer for that fresh-out-of-the-oven taste, and delivery is available with a minimum order of $6. Ice cream is also available.


Yogurt Vi

295 S. Water St.

(330) 677-1162


Yogurt Vi is the ultimate self-serve frozen yogurt experience.

Yogurt Vi offers eighty flavors of frozen yogurt which rotate periodically, ensuring a fresh and ever-changing line up of favorite flavors. Extensive topping bar includes fresh cut fruits, granola, candies, syrups and seasonal treats.

This is the grooviest donut shop this side of the Milky Way. We make our little donuts continuously throughout the day, using only the hippest  ingredients available.