Eat Like a Local

Eat Like a Local


914 North Market St., Troy
Open 6:30am-2pm Tue. - Sun.  

Highly famous for their “Cast Iron Cinnamon Roll,” redBerry serves up breakfast and lunch classics with some added flair. Impress the family with a pancake board or try something lighter such as their redBerry salad garnished with almonds, strawberries, feta, and a strawberry vinaigrette. 

Sam & Ethel’s
120 East Main St., Tipp City
Open 7am-3pm Mon., Thu., Fri., Sat. & 8am-2pm Sun.

A classic diner through and through, serving up true American classics for breakfast and lunch. You can’t go wrong with biscuits and gravy or their classic S&E burger.

Purebred Coffee & Brunch
120 East Main St., Troy
Open 6:30am-6pm Mon. - Fri. 7:30am-6pm Sat.

Since 2017, Purebred has been known for their downtown shop serving delicious specialty coffees in a modern and inviting atmosphere. More recently, they began serving unique brunch items such as their Bison Bacon Burger and Roasted Sweet Potato Bowl.

First Watch
2614-A Colonel Glenn Hwy., Fairborn
Open 7am-2:30pm Daily

Whether you are looking for something healthy or looking to splurge on a carrot cake and pecan pancake, First Watch has something for you and all your friends. Try their “Million Dollar” bacon, kale tonic, or something special off their seasonal menu.

International Fare

Cazadores (Mexican) Restaurant
2200 W. Michigan St., Sidney
Open 11am-9pm Sun. - Thu. 11am-10pm Fri. & Sat.

Serving up traditional Mexican cuisine from scratch, the locals’ rave about their Queso Fundido Con Camaron featuring shrimp, onions, mushrooms, and poblano peppers. Wash it down with a delicious blackberry margarita.

Cafe Terra (Mediterranean) Cuisine
8351 N. Main St., Englewood
Open 11-9 Mon.-Fri. & 12-9 Sat. & Sun

Made from scratch daily, Cafe Terra brings a mix of Greek and Turkish dishes fit to satisfy any palette. Their gyros and vegetable casserole are favored by locals as well as their wide variety of decadent desserts. 

Megume Hibachi
12 S. Dorset Rd., Troy
Open 11am-9pm Daily

Known for their Hibachi Grill and sushi, Legume is also serving up traditional ramen with a flair. Looking for something different? Try their seaweed salad or sushi boat, paired with a refreshing ramune. 

Amar India
7070 Miller Lane., Vandalia/Dayton
Open 11am-9pm Mon. - Sat.

A bold and balanced take on traditional Indian cuisine. The locals’ recommend the chicken tikka masala and the garlic naan. You can’t go wrong with the chicken or lamb curry.

Date Night

The Bridge Restaurant
127 W. Poplar St., Sidney
Open 11am-9pm Mon. - Thu./11am-9:30pm Fri./4pm-9:30pm Sat.

A gorgeous and inviting atmosphere perfect for an enjoyable evening for two. Feast on a delicate surf and turf style cuisine with a fine bottle of wine or bourbon. Daily specials and happy hour from 4-6pm M-F. Reservations Recommended. 

The Caroline
5 S. Market St., Troy
Open 4pm-9pm Tue. - Sat.

Laid back, semi casual dining, perfect for an unwinding dinner for two or a double date. Serving classic American fare within a specialty dining experience. Locally acclaimed for their perfectly cooked to order steak dinner; no A-1 sauce needed. To make the night most memorable, try one of their decadent desserts such as the dutch apple pie ice cream. 

Coldwater Cafe
19 E. Main St., Tipp City
Open 11am-8pm Tue. - Thu./ 11am-9pm Fri. & Sat.

A true special occasion experience with a call-ahead feature to customize your arrangements according to event: birthday, anniversary, etc. Most famous for their quiche, their dinner options will not disappoint. For the entree, try the Faroe Island Salmon or the Duck Confit Grilled Cheese paired with a craft cocktail made from freshly squeezed juice.
Reservations recommended. Private dining available. 

Pizza & Italian

3 Joes Pizzeria & Trattoria
414 W. Water St. Piqua
Open 11am-10pm Sun. - Thu./ 11am-11pm Fri. & Sat

A cozy and inviting eatery serving classic Italian dishes and a wide variety of pizza styles. The locals’ high recommend the breadsticks, ravioli, and Margherita pizza.

Old Scratch Pizza
19 E. Race St., Troy
Open 11am-9pm Tue. - Thu. & Sun./11am-10pm Fri. & Sat

Artisan style pizza baked perfectly in a wood-fired oven with a fun take on some classic Italian dishes. Try their “Angry Bee Keeper” pizza topped with fresh mozzarella, basil, spicy salami, house-made hot honey, and olive oil or their Veg Sandwich featuring shawarma-spiced chickpeas. For the kids, they have a Mickey Mouse shaped shorty pizza.

Tipp City Pizza
14 E. Main St., Tipp City
Open 11am-9pm Tue. - Thu. & Sun./ 11am-10pm Fri. & Sat.

A fun pizza parlor serving up classic American style wood-fired pizzas. Try their specialty pizza, The Butcher, topped with mozzarella, Italian sausage, crispy-curly pepperoni, salami, and banana peppers. Bring the kids or a group of friends for a round of duckpin bowling. 

Little York Tavern & Pizza
4120 Little York Rd., Dayton/Vandalia
Open 11am-12am Mon. - Thu./11am-1:30am Fri. & Sat./ 12pm-12am Sun

American style pizza pub with a private dining area, bar dining area, and outdoor seating. Additionally, they serve up pub-style foods and provide music and bands regularly. 

Unique & Notable

Montage Cafe
527 S. Broadway St., Greenville

A cafe that is sure to impress with their showcase of salad options, deli-style sandwiches and wraps, and soups. While dining, browse their gift shop and assortment of wines and craft beers. 

Do Good Restaurant & Ministry
25 Main St., Osgood
Open 8:30am - 3pm Mon. - Sat.

Profits from the restaurant help to fund local small ministries throughout the community. Not only are they serving the community with pure intentions but they are serving up amazing, unique food as well. Try their cinnamon roll French toast or their famous pickle pizza. Pre-order entire family meals for the week, available hot or frozen.

Tik Takos
209 Market St., Brookville
Open 11am-8pm Daily

An interesting take on Mexican and American cuisines that will keep you coming back for more. Try their Mexican burger, shrimp tacos, or quesabirria.