Hartville’s food scene offers a lot of home-style cooking. From new restaurants to long-time staples, there’s a lot from which to choose.
This list will help you to know which restaurants you have to try while in Hartville. I’d advise saving this (whether you save the print version or bookmark the online version) to reference in the future.
Looking for more recommendations throughout the county? Stay tuned. These guides, which have highlighted spots in North Canton, Louisville and Plain Township so far, started on July 20.
Top spots for breakfast in Hartville
Samantha’s Frontier Restaurant: An old-fashioned casual diner, Samantha’s Frontier Restaurant offers hearty, homestyle breakfast and lunch. Known for its pancakes, Samantha’s also offers plenty of other options including eggs, breakfast sandwiches and wraps, oatmeal and hashbrowns, to name a few. My recommendations: Cranberry pecan pancakes, Cinnamon caramel apple French toast.
Meet Me at Irene’s: Serving breakfast all day, plus daily lunch specials and homemade soup, Meet Me at Irene’s is a great spot for breakfast or lunch. Enjoy home cooking in a cozy setting. My recommendation: Jumbo cinnamon roll.
Candle’s Kitchen: Candle’s Kitchen offers homestyle breakfast and lunch. The breakfast menu includes everything from eggs to bagels to muffins, country fried steak, biscuits and gravy to hotcakes and French toast to corn meal, waffles and omelets, plus a kids menu. My recommendation: Belgium waffle, everyday special.
Hartville’s best lunch restaurants
Front Porch Cafe: The Front Porch Cafe has an extensive coffee list along with its breakfast and lunch offerings. Choose from flatbread pizzas, sandwiches and wraps and salads, plus fries and soup for lunch. My recommendations: Chicken salad wrap, strawberry spinach salad, white mocha.
The Hartville Pantry: A longtime Hartville staple with a name change along the way, The Hartville Pantry is open for breakfast and lunch. The lunch menu consists of a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups and sides, plus a kids’ menu. My recommendations: Cowboy burger, BLT.
Sarah’s Market Fresh Grill: Inside Hartville MarketPlace, Sarah’s Market Fresh Grill offers homestyle breakfast and lunch, featuring fresh and natural ingredients. The lunch menu features hamburgers and cheeseburgers, hot dogs, coneys, chicken tenders, french fries, grilled cheese and macaroni and cheese. My recommendations: Chicken tenders, french fries.
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Top dinner restaurants in Hartville
Hartville Kitchen Restaurant & Bakery: The menu at Hartville Kitchen offers lots of homestyle favorites, including roast beef, pork chops, chicken tenders, creamed chicken sandwiches and homemade pies, plus plenty of salads, other hot sandwiches and burgers. My recommendations: Chicken tenders, lemon cream pie.
Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant:Mi Casa has something for everyone and every mood. The authentic Mexican menu includes burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas, fajitas, seafood, vegetarian plates, appetizers and soups and salads plus house specials and a kids’ menu. My recommendations: Hawaiian burrito, enchiladas supreme.
Carlo’s Trattoria: In business since 1985, Carlo’s Trattoria is known for its stromboli. The menu offers a variety of pasta dishes, specialty pizzas, mad-from-scratch house specialty entrees, melts and wraps, along with gourmet salads, homemade soups, appetizers and desserts. My recommendation: Stromboli, gnocchi.
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Hartville’s top carryout restaurants
Kraus’ Pizza: With lots of pizza to choose from, plus buffalo wings, meatball subs, chicken and jojos, hot subs and combos, Kraus’ Pizza is a great option for carryout. My recommendation: Pepperoni and cheese pizza, hot sub with salami and green peppers.
Grinders Above & Beyond: Offering a large menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, croissants and wraps, Grinder’s is a great spot for carryout. If you’re feeling a heavier meal, Grinder’s has burgers, flatbreads, steaks and seafood, too. My recommendations: Strawberry walnut salad, BLT croissant.
Best spots for treats in Hartville
Maize Valley: Offering plenty of beer and wine and lots of outdoor activities throughout the year, Maize Valley is a hot spot for fun. Try a wine-tasting or grab a bite with a beer. My recommendation: Redneck Red Wine.
1875 Winery: 1875 Winery’s drink menu is robust with plenty of wines, cocktails and beers. The adult-only winery also serves lunch and dinner. My recommendations: Wine flight, Margherita pizza.
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New Baltimore Homemade Ice Cream: If you haven’t tried New Baltimore Homemade Ice Cream, you’re missing out. This staple ice cream shop has lots of ice cream options and a rotating menu. My recommendation: You can’t go wrong with any ice cream here.