Welcome to the Pipe Rack!  

Our hours are 9am to 7pm Mon-Sat and 9am to 5pm on Sun.

For the continued health and safety of our customers and staff we require our staff to wear masks, to clean surfaces daily, we have barriers at all cash registers and we have hand sanitizer available throughout the store.

Currently our smoke lounge is only open for purchases: no INSIDE sitting, smoking or loitering. Just call 330-745-9022 or ask a staff member next door for assistance.

Curbside service will continue to be available. Just call our store during business hours and place your order and time for pickup, once you arrive at the store call in and one of our staff will bring your order out and take your payment. Cash and credit/debit accepted.

If you wish to order your pipe tobacco from our site please call our store directly at 330-745-9022 and order that way.  We do not plan to set up an online store at this time.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

To see a list of our house tobaccos click on our products page and go to the tobacco section.  You will see an up to date price list and a full listing of what we sell there.

We have WiFi for our customers, as well as craft sodas from Norka, water, and coffee.

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We carry over 700 different hand rolled cigars from the biggest names in the industry.  These include but are not limited to Arturo Fuente Opus X, Liga Privada, Padron, Perdomo, Oliva, Macanudo, Partagas, Joyo de Nicaragua, Acid, Camacho, Ashton, and more.

We also have one of the largest pipe collections in Northeast Ohio.  Fine pipe makers, Karl Erik, Peterson, Ferndown, Stefano Santambrogio, La Rocca, Savinelli, Design Berlin, and many more.  There is a fine collection of pouches, stands, and accessories.

We can’t forget the best tackle and live bait in Akron.  Our products include Pflueger (Though not made in Akron anymore it is the finest best priced fishing equipment you can find.), Mitchell, Abu Garcia, Zebco, Daiwa, Okuma, Berkley, Havok, Lunkerhunt and many more.  Our live bait is the best you can find.


The Pipe Rack has been in business since September 28, 1968.  We started in Highland Square exclusively as a tobacconist and moved to our current location at 2200 Manchester Rd. during the Memorial Day weekend of 1989.  We are now the spot for pipes, cigars, fishing tackle and live bait in Akron.  Come check us out and see why people keep coming back.  Our staff is friendly and knowledgeable and we provide a relaxed shopping environment.  No high pressure just answers and assistance.

Events & Reviews

The Pipe Racks’ Perfectly Prodigious Peerless Product Promotion!!!

We have the Rocky Patel 20th Anniversary Cigars! Rocky Patel is commemorating twenty years in the premium cigar industry with a truly unforgettable new cigar. This is Rocky’s third anniversary cigar, and it may just be his best! Rocky Patel 20th Anniversary features a stunning Honduran wrapper that covers the finest long fillers from Honduras …

The Pipe Racks’ Perfectly Prodigious Peerless Product Promotion!!!

We have the new Ugly Stik Hi-Lite series featuring bright, bold colors (Blue, Green, and Red) that match the legendary toughness and durability you’ve come to expect from Ugly Stik! DRAG TYPE: FRONT DRAG NUMBER OF PIECES: 2 REEL SIZE: 30 ROD HANDLE TYPE: SPLIT ROD LENGTH: 6′ ROD POWER: MEDIUM FEATURES Ugly Stik Clear …


If you have any questions about products we handle or that you don’t see here please call and ask our experienced staff.