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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

General Entertainment
“A little bit of a drive (25 min) but well worth it if you have little ones (even adults) who like to play games, go carts, food, drinks, laser tag, etc, etc. VERY large indoor entertainment arcade. Little ones will love it. (friends in their 20's and 30's like it too)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food with vegan options and a fantastic cocktail list. Trendy ambiance and fabulous patio!”
  • 10 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Great downtown spot in the Oregon District. Eclectic menu often vegetarian dishes galore!”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Incredible food, inventive cocktails, and stellar service. Great patio. A little on the pricier side but well worth it.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Unassuming local bar with surprisingly incredible food. Lots of vegan and vegetarian options. Open late. Try the cobra burger.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wood fired stone ovens. Get the Angry Beekeeper. And try the Straticatella for an appetizer. If you are vegan, the fire roasted cauliflower rocks. Outside dining.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A real neighborhood dive that looks the part but serves outstanding food. Great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Gets very crowded for weekend breakfasts.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Beer, Pizza and live music most nights. The food is good and the vibe is super diverse and friendly. Great pizza and casual dr”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“The "Dub Pub" is known for the Pub Fries! And their bar. And their building. Everything is good about the Dub Pub! Their food is wonderful also. They have bands play most weekends. In town for St. Patrick's Day? Don't miss this place.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“If you like seafood and hand crafted cocktails this is the place for you! You must try the scallops appetizer, it is divine. Elegant restaurant with outstanding food and hand crafted cocktails. Reservations are recommended.”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Friendly neighborhood craft beer joint! For sure a local favorite. It's a neighborhood co-op in one of our favorite historic districts too. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The most amazing breakfast. The wait is soooo worth it!! Expect a wait on the weekends. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The Nugget is the 'go to' place for breakfast. Great food, service and atmosphere. The coffee is really good too!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Busy, late night spot in the Oregon District with good beer and board games.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our Favorite Thai restaurant located in the heart of dayton. In the beautiful historic Oregon District.”
  • 6 locals recommend