Two more Dayton-area restaurants reopen for carryout service

The Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs is scheduled to reopen on Friday, April 17 with additional health safeguards after a two-week hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs is scheduled to reopen on Friday, April 17 with additional health safeguards after a two-week hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Mr. Bourbon chicken eatery in Trotwood and Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs join a growing list

Dayton-area residents who are sheltering in place but still looking for carryout meals for sustenance during the coronavirus pandemic are seeing their options expand this week with the addition of two more restaurants, one in Trotwood and another in Yellow Springs.

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Mr. Bourbon Restaurant, which opened in November 2019 at 5212 Salem Ave. in Trotwood, will reopen its carryout service today, Thursday April 16, and will resume its normal operating hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, according to co-founder Ali Arkan. It will be serving its full menu, and the ordering and pickup line will be marked to ensure social distancing, Arkan said.

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The Mr. Bourbon menu includes its signature Bourbon Chicken and several other chicken dishes, such as Cajun and Curry chicken and a Chicken Philly Cheesesteak sandwich. It also offers gyros, fried rice, burritos and grilled fish entrees, along with a handful of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties.

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For more information, check out the Mr. Bourbon Restaurant Facebook page or call (937) 529-4014.

In Yellow Springs, the Sunrise Cafe at 259 Xenia Ave. is poised to reopen Friday, April 17. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, according to owner Brian Rainey, who also founded a second restaurant in town, Calypso Grill & Smokehouse, which opened  last week.

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The Sunrise Cafe had shut down its carryout operations on April 3.

The reopened restaurant will offer online ordering and a more protected pickup-window area in the front of the restaurant, Rainey said. For more information, call (937) 767-7211 or go to www.sunrisecafe.net.

Joining Calypso Grill, Sunrise Cafe and Mr. Bourbon in reopening this week are KD’s Kettering BBQ, Bear Creek Donuts in Miamisburg and Donut Haus in Miamisburg.

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