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.
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.
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
🍴 PIZZA BANDIT FOOD TRUCK AT YELLOW CAB TAVERN
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
🍴 SMOKIN’ BAR-B-QUE
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
🍴 LUCKY’S TAPROOM & EATERY
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
🍴 GYRO PALACE
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
🍴 LITTLE YORK TAVERN & PIZZA
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
🍴 TANK’S BAR & GRILL
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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🍴BACK HOME TAVERN & TABLE
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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