3 seasonal food stands near Dayton you HAVE to try

Credit: Carrie Cochran

Credit: Carrie Cochran

Spring flowers and sunshine are great, sure. But what’s even better are the seasonal foodie stops that open shop only for us to enjoy during the warmer months of the year.

Here are a few of our favorites that recently opened for the season.

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Credit: Wot A Dog Facebook page

Credit: Wot A Dog Facebook page


It’s like a drive-in movie theater -- for food! The Wot-A-Dog hot dog and root beer stand in New Carlisle still carhops your food directly to your driver’s window. There’s also covered patio seating available for when business really picks up in the summer. Cruise-in car shows are also scheduled frequently at Wot A Dog during the season.

LOCATION: 603 S. Main St., New Carlisle

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Credit: The Root Beer Stande

Credit: The Root Beer Stande


It doesn’t get more classic Dayton than The Root Beer Stande! Specializing in foot-longs, The Stande will top it, spread it and stuff your dog in the best ways possible. Owners said that customers appreciate that The Root Beer Stande has maintained its 1960s American charm all these years.

LOCATION: 1727 Woodman Dr., Dayton

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If a strawberry smoothie with a cheesy coney sounds right up your alley, Dixie Dairy Dreem is your place. Dixie Dairy is a Dayton tradition that’s been keeping ice cream lovers cool for more than 50 years.

LOCATION: 4542 S. Dixie Dr., Moraine

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