Late night out on the town? These are the best places in Dayton to grab a bite

After a long night out on the town (most of which likely consists of consuming various alcoholic beverages), a greasy cheeseburger and loaded fries at a late-night diner feels almost like it’s a fated ending to your night.

So, to ease your late-night cravings, we’ve compiled a list of the places in the Dayton area that are open long after you’ve finished your last cocktail of the night.

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These are some of the best places in Dayton to catch a late-night bite:

🍴 416 DINER

What they offer: Breakfast staples like omelets, pancakes and waffles, along with lunch and dinner specialties like hoagies, burgers, salads and other sandwiches. Prices range from a few dollars to $11.

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Late-night hours: Fridays and Saturdays from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Location: 416 E. Fifth St. in Dayton's Oregon District

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Credit: Chelsea Hall

Credit: Chelsea Hall


What they offer: Cheese and pepperoni pizza for $5 per slice. House Salad for $5. Drinks are $2.50.

Late-night hours: Thursday through Sunday from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Location: In front of Yellow Cab Tavern; 700 E. Fourth St. in Dayton

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What they offer: Authentic Texas-style hickory smoked barbecue (like sliced brisket and Texas Chili) with equally-savory sides like mac n' cheese and southern style greens. Prices vary, check menu for prices.

Late-night hours: Fridays and Saturdays from 10: 30 a.m. to 4 a.m.

Location: Across from THE NEON; 200 E. Fifth St. in Dayton

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What they offer: Late-night (11 p.m. to 1 a.m.) menu includes Pulled Chicken Nachos, Chicken & Waffles, and much more. Check menu for full list and prices.

Late-night hours: Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Location: 520 E. Fifth St. in Dayton's Oregon District

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What they offer: Greek staples like Kalamata Olives and Falafel, along with American classics like french fries and breaded mushrooms, at varying prices. Check menu for more.

Late-night hours: Thursday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

Location: 1124 Brown St. in Dayton

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What they offer: Pizza, wings, sandwiches, and other American classics. See menu for prices.

Late-night hours: Open daily until 2:30 a.m.

Location: 4120 Little York Rd. in Dayton

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What they offer: Breakfast at any hour, chili, burgers, sandwiches. See menu for prices.

Late-night hours: The kitchen is open late on weekends! Kitchen hours are: Sunday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday - Saturday 7 a.m. - 1 a.m.

Location: 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton

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What they offer: Idaho-inspired cuisine that includes potato-based items (as you might have guessed) and other Midwestern delicacies like wings, Snake River Bites and nachos.

Late-night hours: Open from 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 2:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Location: 1151 Brown St., Dayton

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