We can all agree that this past year has been a tough one in so many ways, but it’s also brought us a lot of tasty new dining options. Here are the highlights of new openings in the Miami Valley this year:
Opened in January 2020
Heroes Pizza House
92 Edgebrook Dr, Springboro
The Buehler’s opened this affordable family friendly business with on Jan 3rd, featuring pizza, subs, steak sandwiches and a full bar.
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
2820 Centre Drive, Suite 200, Beavercreek
This franchise is the 2nd opened by Gauravi Jani and her four sisters and features an“Ultimate BLT,” Philly Cheesesteak, Superfood Wich, Meatball Grinder, Cobb Salad Wrap, Reuben and Gyro.
221 N. Patterson Boulevard, Dayton
Owner Laurie Reiser partnered with Boosalis Baking to bring in fresh baked goodies each day, to go with their chocolates,coffee drinks, frozen hot chocolate, lattes and smoothes.
2727 Fairfield Commons Food Court, Beavercreek
Tender, juicy, and flame grilled chicken complemented by our wide variety of sides.
1048 S Smithville Rd Dayton,
Reopened after a fire
Back Home Tavern & Table
1151 Brown St, Dayton
Featuring upscale comfort and bar foods, live music on the weekends and serving brunch- Breakfast nachos, Huckleberry Stuffed French Toast, Avocado Toast from 10am-3pm M-F, 11am-3pm Sat and 12-3pm Sun!
Opened in February 2020
Fratelli’s Famiglia Ristorante
42 N. Fountain Ave, Springfield
Home cooked meals from family recipes in a historical building in downtown Springfield
Junior’s Pizza, Wings & Subs
808 Wilmington Pike, Kettering
A family oriented restaurant in casual setting with TVs, jukebox and a cool KISS pinball machine.
Sassy Acai Bowls
5707 Bigger Road, Kettering
Healthy, fruity, fresh sassy- Sandwich, bowls, smoothies & yogurt
18 E. Franklin St, Bellbrook
Pizza, Pasta Dishes, Calzones, 12” Subs, Salad, Appetizers, Dessert
Xuan Vietnamese-Thai Cuisine
4770 Airway, Dayton
Serving fresh, delicious, authentic Thai and Vietnamese food including Vegan to our customers; fresh-baked handmade Vietnamese sandwiches (banh mi). Catering, dine-in, carry-out.
Opened in March 2020:
Dayton Street Eats
5993 Bigger Road, Kettering
From food truck to bricks and mortar, this carry out eatery features
sandwiches like their “Mother-In-Law,” chicken salad with grapes, celery and onions served on toasted French bread, salads & desserts
Roma’s Pizza & Pasta
282 W. Central Ave, Springboro
Opened just as the pandemic began, 9 months later and they’ve sold almost 20,000 pizzas.
8150 Washington Village Drive Centerville
Craft Beer, Seltzers and Sodas! Family Friendly and indoor games for everyone!
Cafe Terra Mediterranean Cuisine
8351 N. Main St, Englewood
Mediterranean kitchen offering an eclectic mix of flavors from the Aegean region offering traditional homemade recipes with a twist.
Opened in April
5120 N. Main St, Dayton
Opened in May
Bourbon Chicken Restaurant
100 N. James H. McGee Blvd, Dayton
Featuring chicken, burgers, tacos, shrimp baskets and more
La Michoacana #10
6220 Chambersburg Road, Huber Heights
The store offer fresh fruits and vegetables, an extensive selection of meats, Latin-American groceries, and serves up authentic Mexican dishes in the restaurant.
Tavolo Modern Italian
101 S. Ohio Ave, Sidney
A modern Italian restaurant serving up
high-quality meals curated by locally renowned Chef Keith Taylor.
Opened in June
Opened in July
The Cookie Joint
1106 Brown St, Dayton
Fresh baked to cure all of your Cookie Cravings, only open for curbside pick up or delivery
520 Miamisburg Centerville Rd.Washington Township
After 10 years at The Greene on Wed, July 29th they opened for carry-out, and delivery from noon, but sadly never got up to speed and closed in October.
7841 Old Troy Pike, Huber Heights
Known for their chicken finger meals with Texas Toast.
14 N Market Street, Troy
Serves breakfast classics like biscuits and gravy and egg skillets, as well as lunch favorites like BLTs, soup and salads
Say Yes Cakes
2920 Wayne Ave, DaytonThis mother/daughter run bakery is quickly earning a great reputation with custom made cakes, cupcakes, and other sweet treats.
965 W. Main St, Tipp City
Chef Rob Scott had worked for Art Chin and eventually bought the business and rebranded.
105 S Second St, Miamisburg
Serving up authentic Mexican food
4482 Glengarry Drive, Beavercreek
They describe themselves as a taco joint with a margarita problem.
Old Dayton Pizza at Riverside Hideaway
3490 Old Troy Pike, Riverside
Fun time sports bar/Italian Pub …where locally sourced shenanigans pair with pizza…
Opened in August
Hook & Reel Cajun Seafood & Bar
2564 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Miami Twnsp
Seafood concept featuring Cajun-inspired cuisine with bold flavors and a saucy attitude!
Chopstick Chinese Restaurant
8146 N Main St, Dayton
Owner Jimmy Lin Grand and his crew serve up fresh, flavorful meals six days a week.
Massaman Thai Cuisine
467 Patterson Rd
Pakawan “Fon” Christman, who formerly owned Siam Pad Thai, has upgraded the environment at this new space and kept all the flavorful thai dishes we’ve grown to love.
800 S. Patterson, Dayton
This taco shop operates Thursday – Saturday out of the Midtown Ghostlight Cofffe serving up street Inspired & mod Tacos with all orders placed online for delivery or curbside pick up.
Opened in Sept
Home Sweet Home Cafe
320 W National Road, Englewood
Brent & Jamie Herzog specialized in home cooking
featuring aone pound burger Home Sweet Home burger, a pastry bar and more
Salt Block Biscuit Company
115 E. Third St, Dayton
Chef Justin Mohler has opened a bakery that will specialize in open-faced biscuit entrees for breakfast and lunch and desserts
15 S. 2nd Street, Tipp City
A neighborhood hangout spot in downtown Tipp City. Full bar, craft beer, craft cocktails, mocktails, wine, and charcuterie boards.
Crust & Company
101 S Fountain Ave, Springfield
Serving Roman style “pizza alla pala” or “pizza on the paddle”. It is a rectangle shaped crust that has a crispy bottom and a soft airy interior topped with fresh ingredients like salami, prosciutto, and fresh mozzarella.
15 Greene Blvd, Beavercreek
With a very simple menu, they offer four burgers, fries and soda.
Happy Asian Mart
2801 S Dixie Dr, Kettering
Hammel House Restaurant & B&B
121 S. Main St, Waynesville
Come-as-you-are Casual Gourmet
CATFISH Fish & Chicken & Shrimp
6020 Old Troy Pike
Opened in October
Loose Ends Brewing
890 South Main Street, Centerville
A mix of craft beer and artisan food striving to bring the community together with the perfect brewery experience.
Sweet Adaline’s Bakery
29 East Main Street, Tipp City
Breads, pastries and more
Fifty5 Rivers Cold Brew
644 N Broad St, Fairborn
Ready to drink cold brew coffee and tea, plus cold brew coffee bean blends and DIY cold brew home kits
6549 Miller Lane, Dayton
The first of the chain to feature a drive through, it’s the 3rd area location serving up smoked meat and sides.
Yumi Boba Tea
170 Woodman Dr
Using fresh fruits and all natural ingredients to make tasty drinks
Burgers and More
965 W. Main St, Tipp City
A food delivery service offering gourmet burgers with contact-free carryout, curbside pickup and delivery on Sunday and Monday
Opened in November
Agave & Rye
2 N. Market St, Troy
If you enjoy creative, delicious food, and an endless selection of Bourbon, Tequila and Craft Cocktails, this is the place for you!
101 Corry St, Yellow Springs
After a very successful food truck, they’ve moved into a bricks & mortar location. Everything made fresh and on the spot with a different special every day of the week!
Lefty’s Eats & Espresso
29 E. Main St, Xenia
A 2nd location has joined the original Fairborn spot that offers sandwiches & salads, pasta’, full Breakfast with unique and healthy options and pies!
Fu Mon Lau
2008 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Authentic Chinese cuisine, specializing in Cantonese style cooking in an upscale, modern space
Warehouse 4 Cafe and Bake Shop
3131 Wilmington Pike, Kettering
2nd location for this community coffee shop serving rich espresso & coffee brews, house-made baked goods, deli-style lunch sandwiches, and friendly service.
Opened in Dec
Elsa’s Boro Cantina
774 N Main St, Springboro
The home of the Bad Juan has opened it’s sixth Mexican restaurant and sports bar with 27 tv’s for your viewing pleasure. Serving burritos, wings and pizza.
Third Perk Coffee House and Wine Bar
46 E 3rd St Dayton
Juanita Darden’s new location offers coffee and a boutique wine selection in a friendly sophisticated atmosphere.