One of the Dayton area’s ‘best’ sports bars reopening for carryout this week

You told us Bunkers serves the best chicken wings in the Dayton area. It's hard to disagree.
You told us Bunkers serves the best chicken wings in the Dayton area. It's hard to disagree.

A Dayton-area sports tavern known for its wings and big screen TVs is jumping back into the game.

Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill,  a favorite among Dayton.com's  Best of Dayton voters, will reopen  Wednesday, April 22, for carryout orders, a spokesman for the restaurant located at 893 E. National Road in  Vandalia told this news organization.

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The tavern’s hours will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

Bunkers is among a growing number of Dayton-area restaurants to reopen or announce plans to reopen since state officials approved the sale of takeout  cocktails.

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The restaurant began offering carryout food immediately after Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, the state's health director, on March 15 ordered all bars and restaurants to close dining rooms.

Bunkers Bar and Grill in Vandalia. 2015 file photo by JIM WITMER
Bunkers Bar and Grill in Vandalia. 2015 file photo by JIM WITMER

Credit: Jim Witmer

Credit: Jim Witmer

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A week later on March 22, however, Bunkers announced on Facebook that it would shut down its carryout service.

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Over the years, Best of Dayton voters have rewarded Bunkers in several categories, including Dayton’s “best wings” and “best sports bar” categories.

It placed second in this year's contest in the "best craft-beer bar" category and first in the "best trivia" category.

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What: Bunkers Sports Bar and Grill

Where: 893 E. National Road, Vandalia

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