Chef Glenn Gillespie - Owner Edgar's Restaurant Akron Ohio

Chef Glenn Gillespie

Edgar’s Restaurant of Akron Ohio is quickly becoming one of Akron’s top fine dining destinations.  Privately owned and operated by Executive Chef Glenn Gillespie, Edgar’s is located at J.E. Good Park golf course.

Edgar’s Restaurant History

Edgar’s Restaurant is located where the old Crocker’s restaurant used to be at Good Park Golf Course in Akron.  In 2005 Edgar’s re-opened a new restaurant as a partnership with three managing members including Award winning, Executive Chef Glenn Gillespie.  In 2012 Chef Glenn became sole owner.


While Edgar’s is located on J.E. Good Park Golf Course, which is owned by the City of Akron, Edgar’s Restaurant is privately owned and independently managed.

Best Restaurant Akron

Today Edgar’s has quickly become one of Akron’s best restaurants.  Each week Chef Glenn creates a weekly feature menu including foods from various cultures and countries.  From fresh seafood to great steaks, Chef Glenn and the team at Edgar’s offer a pleasant dining experience with unique flavors to their patrons.

You can expect your fine dining experience to include:

  • Professional and friendly wait staff.
  • Unique selection of fine wines and spirits.
  • Exceptional quality food and service.
  • Banquet room for meetings and holiday parties.
  • Excellent prices.
  • Beautiful surroundings year ’round.

The menu is full with intense flavors and unique pairings that capture the essence Akron Ohio.  Stop by for dinner and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the affordable, fine dining, friendly staff unique location with outdoor seating in the summer overlooking the golf course.

Open Year-Round

Through the winter months, the golf course is closed but Edgar’s stays open year round providing live entertainment and guest chefs come in to prepare interesting and unusual feature plates.

Edgar’s Restaurant is just minutes from the White Pond exit at I-77.  Click here for directions and be sure to check out our latest blog.