Special Event & Banquet Menu

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We are looking forward to helping you plan your special event!

Thank you for your interest in Bender’s Tavern for you upcoming special occasion. We have a variety of options available for hosting your next special event, and a diverse menu to please every palate. Please give Jon or Jerry Jacob a call with any questions (330) 453-8424 or book an event.

Prices and choices are available for events of 25+ people. Parties under 25 may order off the regular menu or limited menu. We also have a semi-private area that seats up to 16 people.

All dinners include assortment of dinner rolls and please pick two sides for the group: Bender fries platters, baked potato, fresh vegetable or mixed greens salad.

Entree Choices (All entrees can be made Gluten Free)


Fresh Baby Halibut – Broiled or ala Foley   36.00

Fresh Boston Banks Scrod – Broiled or ala Foley   24.00

Fresh Walleye – Prepared Camp Kagel Style, A Bender’s Classic!  30.00

Fresh Georges Banks Sea Scallops – Sautéed or Lightly Cajun   33.00

Glacier Bay Crab Cakes – basmati rice, tomato-scallion relish, creole aioli   25.00

Fresh Seared Atlantic Salmon    25.00

Beef, Chicken, Pork

12 oz. Bender’s Special Strip Steak    39.00

8 oz. Bender’s Special Texas Sirloin   22.00 8 oz.

Filet Mignon     43.00

12 oz. Ribeye    41.00

12 oz. Ohio Proud Pork Chop   28.00

Slow Roasted Angus Prime Rib   39.00 12 oz. (Minimum of 6 orders)

Chicken Marsala – Pan sautéed chicken breast with Marsala Mushroom Sauce   19.00

Ricotta Stuffed Chicken Breast with creamy polenta, sundried tomato beurre blanc, sautéed zucchini & basil chiffonade   22.95


Spinach & Red Pepper Stuffed Portabella Mushroom 20

Vegetarian/Vegan Risotto 18

Linguini w Portabella, Thyme, & Sherry Cream 17

Pasta Marinara – Linguini with red sauce and fresh grated parmesan   17

Add chicken to any pasta $6

Please pick two of the following sides for your group: Bender fries platters, baked potato, fresh vegetable or mixed greens salad.

**Prices are subject to change due to market conditions!

dinner counts

Most events at Bender’s Tavern require an accurate dinner count of each individual attending within 10 percent. Please have the counts to us seven (7) days prior to the event so that we can properly handle your orders. If your special event has been approved to “order off the regular menu,” a guaranteed person count needs to be given to us 48 hours prior to the event. We appreciate a count within 10 percent of the estimated number of people. We reserve the right to add a room charge (not to exceed $200). Thank You!

Special Requests

Special requests are always welcome at Bender’s Tavern, and are a great way to make your event unique. Our culinary & service teams will gladly help you make your event a success. Ask about our Wine Dinners, Brewery Dinners, Hors d’oeuvres Dinners or Cocktail Party’s.

Special Events at Bender’s Tavern

There is no charge for room rental at Bender’s Tavern if you are ordering dinner. Hors d’oeuvres events will have other restrictions, please inquire.

You must guarantee a minimum number of people; if less than your confirmed number attends, there may be a room charge of $50 to $200. A Food & Beverage minimum of $1500 is required for Friday and Saturday private room reservations.

If you wish to bring in your own cake or dessert, there is a $.75  charge per person.

A room deposit of $200.00 is required to secure your reservation. If a check is mailed in, please be sure to put the date of your event on the check. Any returned deposits due to cancellation will have a $5 refund fee taken off deposit amount. 

Payment will be expected in full the day of the event. We accept, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card or personal checks.

**Bender’s reserves the right to reassign party rooms or seating arrangements to accommodate each group, depending on the final count of guests.

There is no charge on bar set-up for an open bar (cocktails on dinner check), cash bar (server collects for cocktails as served), or limited bar.

Menu selection must be called in at least two weeks in advance.

We request a final count of persons attending the special event two days prior to your event. You will be responsible for the number of dinners ordered at that time.

Audio/Visual is available to be rented. We will provide set up of the equipment (setup requires a $25 fee).  We have a projector Screen available at 25.00 and a 46 flat screen tv for $75

If you have any questions regarding your arrangements, please call Jon from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Bender’s Room Capacity

Our Hall of Fame Room can accommodate up to 50 people.

Our Ladies Dining Room seats up to 65 people or can be divided to accommodate two groups.

Our private, Back Main Room is an open ceiling room that is great for groups of 12-16