Dublin Pub sells a poutine version of its pub fries, a local favorite. Photo by Amelia Robinson

5 delicious, decadent dishes to eat in Dayton on Fat Tuesday

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We’ve rounded up five fat-filled options that’ll force you to loosen your belt loops one or two notches. Grab a napkin and get ready, because we’re not counting calories on Fat Tuesday. This year, Mardi Gras lands on March 5, 2019. 

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🍴1.) Dublin Pub’s Cheese Fries ($9.99): With local and statewide accolades, these had to make the list. The thick-cut wedge fries come with a generous topping of applewood smoked bacon, white wine sauce and mixed cheeses, and are baked to perfection. We suggest trying them beef poutine style! 

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🍴2.) Coco’s Bistro Burger ($16): Start with the creamy Boursin cheese, thick applewood smoked bacon and sweet caramelized onions and go from there. The Bistro Burger is always on the lunch menu, but not available for dinner.

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🍴3.) Benjamin’s The Burger Master’s Burger Platter ($6.58): With two hearty southern sides and a juicy, cheesy burger (the above photo shows an order that added a piece of skillet corn bread), this platter will satisfy all your senses including a hearty appetite. Trust us: one look at their Facebook page reviews, and you’ll want to try it all

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🍴4.) Tank’s Bar and Grill’s Nachos Reagann ($8.59): This overflowing plate of nacho chips smothered in award-winning chili with cheese, tomatoes, onions and jalapeno satisfies a hearty appetite without the need for forks or knives.

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🍴5.) Stan the Donut Man’s Maple and Bacon Doughnut: Topped with a sweet maple glaze and chunks of savory bacon, this yeast donut combines two of our favorite things: sugar and fat. Win-win!

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