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Best things to do in Oakwood

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“The park has well-manicured trails and good scenery. Plus, it's right outside my door.”
2local recommendations
Restaurant
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“No reservations. Bring cash. It's on the NYTimes 10 best traditional steakhouses. House dressing is garlic to die for. No dessert- but Ben and Jerry's is right next door. My favorite - the Porterhouse for two- medium rare. It's as Dayton as it gets. Servers in black and white aprons. Dinner for 2- no drinks- $100.”
5local recommendations
Restaurant
“Close by in the Shops of Oakwood. The Reuben will not disappoint. Rooftop/outdoor seating. ”
3local recommendations
Point of Interest
“ Limited tours available - check Dayton History's website for more information. Beautiful home in a historical, walkable neighborhood.”
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Park
“Smith Gardens, a gem of public landscaping, is open daily and includes various plants and flowers that attract birds, small creatures, and butterflies for the public’s enjoyment, a pond, and a garden house. Smith Gardens is also available for weddings, parties and other private events.”
1local recommendations
Restaurant
1local recommendations
Cafe
“Small european cafe, serving tea, scones, coffee, soup, sandwiches, as well as traditional afternoon tea. Note they accept cash and check, ATM located next door. ”
2local recommendations
Bakery
1local recommendations
Grocery Store
“Since 1948, this "Mom & Pop" grocery is an Oakwood staple with an excellent bakery, butcher shop, beer/wine and prepared food for purchase. ”
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Restaurant
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1local recommendations
Park
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Liquor Store
“An impressive selection of wines, a cooled beer cave with specialty and local beers, and a large liquor selection ”
1local recommendations
Store
“A bit pricy, but if you must have chocolate, you must try a piece from Madame Delluc. It is true Belgian chocolate exquisitely presented in delightful packaging. I am not sure what is better eating the chocolate--or unwrapping it. ”
1local recommendations
Bakery
1local recommendations
Cafe
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1local recommendations