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"It has come to our attention that a rumor has surfaced of our closing. This is NOT TRUE of THE Buckhorn Tavern of Dayton, Ohio," the owners wrote on the restaurant's Facebook page Saturday. "There is an unrelated restaurant in California named Buckhorn that is closing. Rumors have spread that it is in Dayton, Ohio. This is not true."
The confusion did not appear to dampen customers’ enthusiasm.
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“Thank you all for your overwhelming support yesterday and throughout this pandemic,” Buckhorn Tavern’s owners wrote on Sunday, the one day of the week the restaurant is closed. “It's so very unfortunate what is happening to some businesses. Thankfully though, because of all of you, we are still going #daytonstrong. Thanks for supporting local business and The Buckhorn Tavern!”
Curbside pickup remains available. Buckhorn Tavern's menu is available at www.buckhorntaverndayton.com/menus. Orders can by placed by phone at 937-890-3261.