Best of Dayton 2018: The categories that make our sweet tooth VERY happy

One dangerous side effect of voting in the Best of Dayton contest is coming down with a serious case of cravings.

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Viewing the finalists and casting your vote for the most mouthwatering eats you’ve tried in Dayton reminds you of restaurants you might not have visited in a while and those you still need to try. Especially with the holidays officially here, our sweet tooth is sure ringing.

Here are some of our favorite “sweet tooth” Best of Dayton 2018 finalists. We cannot wait to see who comes out on top! Voting is open NOW. Click the link below to cast your votes:

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🍪Best Bakery 

Whether it’s grabbing a treat on the weekend or a quick in-and-out stop before work, Daytonians are loyal to their favorite bakery shop.

  • Ashley's Pastry Shop
  • Cacky's Cakery
  • Dorothy Lane Market
  • elé Cake Co.
  • Evans Bakery
  • The Neighborhood Nest Gluten-Free Baked Goods
  • RachelBakes & Co
  • Simply Decadent

>>VOTE HERE

Credit: Lisa Powell

Credit: Lisa Powell

🍮Best Place for Dessert 

For a person with a real sweet tooth, desserts matter. These places consistently keep Daytonians satisfied, however, who is the sweetest?

  • Ginniebug Creations
  • Simply Decadent
  • Twist Cupcakery
  • Dorothy Lane Market
  • Madame Delluc Artisan Chocolatier
  • Jenny G's Cupcakes & Treats
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Partial to Pie

>>VOTE HERE

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Credit: HANDOUT

🍩Best Donuts 

A tale as old as time, the battle for Best Donut is a fierce one. Donuts are a classic treat and when you get it right, you get it very right. One of these places just did it better than the rest. Which is your favorite?

  • Bill's Donuts
  • Jim's Donuts
  • Bear Creek Donuts
  • Stan the Donut Man
  • Duck Donuts
  • The Donut Haus
  • Evans Bakery
  • Donut Palace

>>VOTE HERE

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Credit: Nick Graham

🍦Best Ice Cream 

A few finalists for Best Ice Cream are new this year. Whether you prefer yours hard serve or soft, you probably have a go-to that you rely on for your ice cream fix.

  • Graeter's
  • Young's Jersey Dairy
  • JD's Old Fashioned Frozen Custard
  • Ritter's Frozen Custard
  • United Dairy Farmers
  • Jubie's Creamery
Explore>>VOTE HERE

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Credit: Ron Alvey

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