Clarion Inn and Conference Center
6625 Dean Memorial Parkway
Hudson, OH 44236
Phone: (330) 653-9191
Fax: (330) 656-0048
Bars & Cafes
One Red Door is a contemporary chef driven American tavern, using only the freshest, seasonal produces to concoct scrumptious food to suit different palates, prices and comes in varying sizes. The dining room envelops you with its warm glow emanating from its golden hued woods and earthy bricks. One Red Door is trendy yet affable offering handmade cocktails and an extensive wine and beer lists. Some of the menu highlights are the Steak & Frites and Carmelized Maine Sea Scallops. Enjoy this modern American tavern with their contemporary bar bites and fine drinks.
D'Agnese's Tomato Grill is a local favorite for its wide array of delicious entree choices such as chicken and veal saltimbocca and Gorgonzola crusted grouper. With a full service bar serving an vast wine, martini and beer list, the restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The food is a blend of traditional and contemporary Italian dishes. They also cater for various events.
Downtown 140 is an upscale American restaurant in Hudson, just south of Cleveland. The restaurant's décor is simple and elegant, with golden and brown woods mixed with black. The menu is divided into “smallest,” “small,” and "not-so-small" plates. Small plates are tapas-style, such as Artisan Cheeses or Kobe Beef Short Rib Dumplings. Small plates are appetizers such as Cheese Fondue or salads like Baby Beet or Warm Spinach. The not-so-small plates tend to be meat-based entrées like Prosciutto Wrapped Grouper or Beef Filet. Downtown 140 also has an extensive, award-winning wine list, and offers live music on Sunday nights. - Marjorie Jensen
Boot Scoot'N Saloon is a local country bar in the heart of this city. Originally it was known as Akron Agora, but although the name changed, the atmosphere and theme of the bar remained the same. So if you want to walk into something from a country western movie, where a bunch of people in cowboy hats and boots dance the country two-step to the music of the house band called Boot Scoot'N Band, this is definitely the place to walk into. The bar is open to teens on 'teen night' (every Sunday from 6pm to 11pm), while college and ladies night is a weekly event taking place every Wednesdays. Do call ahead for more details.
Suburban Solon hosts The Soup Pot, a restaurant dedicated primarily, though not exclusively, to the joys of stews, chowders, and more. The Soup Pot offers 10 homemade, slow-cooked soups to choose from. The restaurant is friendly to people with a variety of diets, featuring several gluten-free soups, like Cabbage Kielbasa or Butternut Squash, dairy-free soups like Chicken Paprikash or Stuffed Pepper, and vegetarian options like Tomato Basil, and even vegan Split Pea and Navy Bean. The Soup Pot also features sandwiches, salads, and pastries, and can cater events. - Marjorie Jensen
Stone Tavern is a popular watering hole in Kent. Owned by Louis DelBene and Bill Hunkus, this bar features an eclectic schedule of nightly entertainment. Grab a drink and enjoy live performances by local rock bands and musicians. This venue also hosts interesting art exhibitions and comedy shows, as well as crowd-drawing karaoke and DJ events.
The Empire Concert Club & Bar attracts a young and stylish crowd for its contemporary concerts. The interiors are ultra-modern and feature psychedelic mood lighting, a state-of-the-art acoustic system and a trendy stage. Some of the best local bands and performers are invited and the events range from soulful jazz and groovy rock to Christmas carols. Sometimes, guests even attend fun-filled shows where stand-up comedians have them in peals of laughter. Pair the performances with excellent libations and you have a clear winner. Check their website for the full schedule of events.
Fleming's at Akron is part of the upscale steakhouse franchises that is famous for their USDA Prime Beef, steakhouse delicacies and award winning 'Fleming's 100' showcasing 100 wines by the glass for USD10 or less. Fleming's also serves chops, seafood, poultry and distinct side dishes such as French Onion Soup, Roasted Mushroom Ravioli, Baked Brie, Tenderloin Carpaccio, Sweet Chile Calamari, Wicked Cajun Barbecue Shrimp,Panko Crusted Shrimp with jalapeno jelly and yes the immaculately cooked steaks. A perfect paradise for steak and wine lovers. You won't stop drooling over the scrumptious food and heavenly desserts. Sparkling wines, sweet wines, white wines, dessert wines, you name it and they have it, including rare American boutique wines as well as national and international labels. Join the celebrations with Fleming's and you will never be disappointed.
D'Agnese's is cafe cum restaurant and bar in Broadview Heights serving both northern and southern Italian delicacies and specializing more on veal, chicken, seafood, and pasta dishes. First timers can begin with calamari fritte, crab stuffed mushrooms, eggplant rollatini, or the artichoke hearts. The seasoned diners can begin with their new dishes such as pan seared sea scallops or the stuffed peppers, for dinner gorge on the Zuppe di Pesce, Chicken or Veal Saltimbocca, Braised Lamb Shank, Shrimp Cappellini or any of their specialties with their signature lemon butter sauce. The extensive selection of signature wines (red, white, rose, champagne)and foreign beers complement the dishes well. If you are there on Saturday nights, get ready to be entertained by some live jazz in the bar. If you are looking out for quality and affordable Italian haunt, then D'Agnese's is 'the' place for you.
Dance away the evening as you visit The Vortex. In case you get thirsty, this lounge serves some great beverages at affordable prices. The Vortex is an ideal spot for a weekend party with your friends accompanied by your favorite dance numbers. The energy of this place never goes down as the DJ tunes in to the upbeat dance songs for you. Check their website to know more about the upcoming events and parties at The Vortex.
Delmonico’s Steakhouse is a plush restaurant offering Prime Steaks, fresh seafood and classic Italian dishes. The retro decor with its stylish red leather accessories and unique lighting creates a romantic ambience which is classical. Delmonico’s provides sommeliers to their diners, who with their expertise help in choosing the right wine to go with the chosen dishes.
Aura Bistro and Lounge is a contemporary restaurant in the Crowne Plaza Cleveland South - Independence serving global cuisine. Using only fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, their seasonal menu has steaks, chops, seafood and daily specials. Their full service bar has an extensive wine list, martinis and an array of beers. Aura serves breakfast,lunch and dinner daily.