If you are searching for info on drinking at the best bars in Dayton you have found the right blog post. Some may be searching for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to save money on liquor during local drink special times, or maybe to sing karaoke and either way we will get you sorted out.
We will kick this baby off with the best wine and cocktail bars in Dayton. Breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool or throw some darts will get our second section.
The best drink specials at bars near you with cheaper alcohol will come next before we pivot to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area. Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will garner our final section.
Expect to find a local bar map with all these spots pinned on it so you can have a better feel for what venues are closest to your current area at the moment. The Midwest region is one that we have written about many times in the past if you are interested in reading more.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
The best cocktail and wine bars in Dayton might just be:
- Tender Mercy at 607 E 3rd St, Lower Level
- Van Buren Room at 122 Van Buren St
- Third Perk at 146 E Third St
- Deaf Monty’s Wine & Cicchetti at 22 Brown St
- Rumbleseat Wine at 101 E Alex Bell Rd
Vodka, bourbon, whiskey, and bar foods are available at Van Buren Room who is open until late at night.
Deaf Monty’s Wine and Cicchetti is a wine bar and a restaurant that is open from 4pm to 8pm Monday through Saturday.
Rumbleseat Wine is more of a store selling bottles but also offers plenty of seating for your convenience serving numerous varietals along with craft beer and small bites such as cheese plates and charcuterie boards with occasional live music.
Dayton Breweries & Sports Bars
Watch the big game with your friends and sample new flavors of beers at the best breweries and sports bars in your area:
- Warped Wing at 26 Wyandot St
- Toxic Brew Company at 431 E 5th St
- Yellow Springs Brewery at 305 N Walnut St
- Fricker’s Restaurant at 1818 Woodman Dr
- Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill at 893 E National Rd
- Bargo’s Grill & Tap at 588 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd
- Flanagan’s Pub at 101 E Stewart St
Yellow Springs Brewery provides indoor and outdoor seating, food trucks on a daily basis, and delicious beer. Fricker’s is a great sports bar near you to watch all the big events with HD on all 44 TV’s and a jumbo projection screen above the bar.
Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill is another great place to watch the big game delicious food, drinks, and daily lunch specials along with 42 beers on tap.
Local Drink Specials
Save some money buying cheaper alcohol at these bars with drink specials near you:
- Mudlicktaphouse at 135 E 2nd St
- Salar Restaurant at 400 E 5th St
- Elsas at 1216 E Stroop Rd
Mudlicktaphouse is a bar that serves cheaper drinks in your area from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday. There are drink specials from 4pm to 6pm at Salar Restaurant when they have nice discounts.
If you want to buy cheap alcoholic drinks in Dayton you can visit Elsas from 3pm to 7pm.
Trivia, Quiz, & Game Nights
There are plenty of bars with local trivia, quiz, and game nights:
- Dublin Pub at 300 Wayne Ave
- Blindbobs at 430 E 5th St
- Brixx Ice Company at 500 E First St
- Eudora Brewing at 3022 Wilmington Pike
- DK Effect Brewcade at 1600 E 3rd St
Dublin Pub hosts a bar trivia night every Tuesday and serves cocktails, beers, and whiskey. Each Wednesday at 7pm Blindbobs organizes trivia while also serving food and alcoholic beverages. Trivia Twist hosts local bar trivia on Monday and Tuesday from 7pm to 9pm.
Brixx is a fantastic place to eat before or after the game while being open Monday through Thursday from 11am to 11pm and Friday through Saturday they close at midnight. Patio seating, pinball, pool, ping pong, and board games are available at Eudora Brewing.
Dk Effect Brewcade has more than 60 rare and classic arcade games while also serving craft beer on tap, in bottles, and cans along with cocktails and high-end libations.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
These bars are great for dancing, live music, and karaoke:
- Mjson Jefferson at 20 N Jefferson St
- Hanks Local at 2529 Patterson Rd
- Bardayton at 5 W Monument Ave
- Rip Rap Roadhouse at 6024 Rip Rap Rd
Every Sunday and Thursday at 10pm Mjson Jefferson hosts bar karaoke near you with your host Eric Alvarez. Live shows at Hanks Local begin at 8pm every Tuesday.
Every Friday night Bardayton hosts Latin nights with DJ Danny Diaz and serves craft cocktails and draft beers. Rip Rap Roadhouse is known for their delicious food along with their Wednesday night bike night and live music on weekends.
We also have written posts on the top:
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Dayton
Now that you have read all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available in your area. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you.
If you notice us listing any venues that are no longer open or just think we got something wrong please tell us in the comments so this page stays as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Dayton.