40-year-old Vandalia pub to reopen with full menu, spiked peach iced tea and more for carryout

In an attempt to bring not only continents together but also world peace, Dining Divas Sandy Collins and Connie Post went half and half and ordered a Taco Hawaiian pizza at The Little York Tavern. CONNIE POST/STAFF

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In an attempt to bring not only continents together but also world peace, Dining Divas Sandy Collins and Connie Post went half and half and ordered a Taco Hawaiian pizza at The Little York Tavern. CONNIE POST/STAFF

Little York Tavern will offer pickup, delivery 7 nights a week.

Pie will soon fly at a local pub that has built a reputation over the last 40 years for its patio and live music.

And even though outdoor seating and bands aren’t part of the reopening yet, something peachy will be on the menu.

Little York Tavern & Pizza, runner-up in the best patio category in Dayton.com 2019/20 Best of Dayton contest,  is planning to reopen for carryout and delivery services at 4 p.m. Monday, April 27, according to owner Matt Hentrick.

Little York is located at 4120 Little York Road just off I-75.

The restaurant’s new hours will be 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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The eatery closed temporarily on March 22, just a week after  Ohio. Gov. DeWine and Dr. Amy Acton, the director of the Ohio Department of Health director,  ordered all bars and restaurants to close dining rooms, although carryout and delivery services have continued.

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A handful of restaurants have reopened since the Ohio Liquor Control Commission approved an emergency order that allows  restaurants that have a liquor license for on-premises consumption to sell pre-packaged cocktails to go with a meal.

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Little York Tavern plans to sell traditional bar cocktails and  feature its LYT Peach Iced Tea, made with cult favorite Crown Royal Peach Whisky, Hentrick said in an email exchanges.

“(We) will have our full menu available,” he said.

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Before the coronavirus pandemic began to impact Ohio directly, Hentrick told us of his plans to add a second location  at 1122 E. Dorothy Lane.

That space most recently house an Arepas & Co Colombian Comfort Food restaurant.

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What: Little York Tavern and Pizza

Where: 4120 Little York Road in Vandalia.

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