The Dayton Daily News decided to start featuring local eateries in yesterday’s go. Guess they’ve been reading this site for a while and thought it was a good idea. If you want to know what makes Dayton different than any place else- and market it, one of our main points of differentiation is our local restaurant scene.
They broke their article up into three pieces- but, I’m putting links here for you to explore- and add what would make your list.
Have you discovered Dayton’s hidden-gem restaurants? We have
Then there are those other eateries in out-of-the-way places or sometimes simply tucked into the back of your mind. They keep a low profile, work hard to serve up excellence on a plate and often succeed in attracting a loyal clientèle — usually without an advertising budget.
The Miami Valley is blessed with a slew of hidden restaurant gems. We’ve discovered some of them — and we want to share.
Here are some of the restaurants they featured- and if you click on the name- you’ll get to the DDN capsule review
The basics: 5900 Bigger Road, Kettering [Map]. (937) 436-1128. Open seven days a week. no site link available
The basics: 8794 Ohio 274, Kettlersville, northwest of Sidney. From Dayton or points south: I-75 north to Ohio 274, head west. The restaurant is about four miles from the interstate [Map]. (937) 693-6432. Open daily. No Website provided
The basics: 3 E. Market St., Germantown [Map]. (937) 855-2111. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. No Website provided
The basics: 4250 Chief Woods Lane, Dayton [Map]. (937) 299-6161. Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner. Closed Sundays. No Website provided
The basics: 4515 Linden Ave., Dayton (across from Carroll High School) [Map]. (937) 610-2888. Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday. No website provided
The basics: 1939 N. Main St., Dayton [Map]. (937) 276-2556. 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The restaurant also runs a catering business — Erica’s Catering. For more info on catering, call (937) 854-4359. no site link available
The basics: 4770 Airway Road, Dayton [Map]. Call (937) 252-1857. Open Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner; closed Mondays. no site link available
The basics: 336 E. Fifth St., Dayton [Map]. (937) 223-9205. Open Monday through Friday for lunch and dinner. Open for dinner Saturday, closed Sundays. no site link available
The basics: 1609 E. Third St., Dayton [Map]. (937) 258-2654. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sunday. no site link available
Now you and I both know there are a lot more places in Dayton that have rockin food for those who are on a budget- or are a bit more adventurous than Friday’s or Applebees. The South Park Tavern has the awesome Pizza Factory Pizza, John Henry’s has an amazing bar menu. Lets go out and support local restaurants tonight!