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Build your own potatoes, pasta dishes and hot dogs for $5 at downtown restaurant’s new lunch buffet

You know what might just pair perfectly with your next glass of chardonnay or cup of Joe? A $5 buffet deal. 

Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar, 46 W. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton, launched its $5 lunch buffet special Friday. 

So far, Juanita Darden-Jones, the business’ owner, says things have gone swimmingly. 

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“We are just trying to attract some of the businesses that are around here and give people a reason to come over,” she said. “It is a lot of things that taste good.”

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The buffets will be available 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. three days a week. 

A potato bar will be featured Mondays, a pasta bar Wednesdays and a hot dog bar Fridays. 

The potato bar’s fixing include cheese, butter and sour cream. 

Third Perk’s much-beloved chili is included on the hot dog bar.

There will be two types of pasta on the pasta bar and extras that include marina and Alfredo sauces, vegetables, meatballs, bread and salad. 

(Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar) recently launched baked potato, pasta and hot dog buffet lunch specials. (Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar)

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Jones said the buffet is ideal for those in a hurry. 

“You don’t have to wait for your meal to be prepared,” she said. 

Opened in June 2015, Third Perk recently celebrated its third anniversary. 

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Jones said she is excited about the possibilities that will come downtown with the coming opening of the Levitt Pavilion nearby at in Dave Hall Plaza. 

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(Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar) recently launched baked potato, pasta and hot dog buffet lunch specials. (Third Perk Coffehouse & Wine Bar)

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