10 coffee shops you should know in the Dayton region

Ahead of releasing our Best of Dayton winners on Friday, Oct. 28, we’re going into the archives for past winners and finalists in some of our most popular categories.


An alphabetical list of area coffee shops that have done well over the years in our annual Best of Dayton contests.

Boston Stoker

Best of Dayton second place 2017, 2018. Third place 2019.

Multiple Locations | 937-890-6401 | Website | Facebook


Cafe 19

Credit: Submitted Photo

Credit: Submitted Photo

Best of Dayton finalist 2022.

19 W National Rd, Englewood | 937-540-9654 | Website | Facebook


EPIC Coffee Shoppe

Best of Dayton finalist 2019.

22 W Stroop Rd, Kettering | 937-938-1997 | Website | Facebook


Ghostlight Coffee

Credit: Submitted Photo

Credit: Submitted Photo

Best of Dayton first place 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

Multiple Locations | 937-985-2633 | Website | Facebook


Lefty’s Eats & Espresso

Best of Dayton finalist 2019

2 W Main St, Fairborn | 937-874-5097 | Website | Facebook


Press Coffee Bar

Best of Dayton finalist 2018. Third place 2017. Fourth place 2021.

Multiple Locations | Website | Facebook


Reza’s

Credit: Natalie Jones

Credit: Natalie Jones

Best of Dayton finalist 2019. Third place 2021.

1474 N Fairfield Rd, Beavercreek | 937-912-5023 | Website | Facebook


Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar

Credit: Staff

Credit: Staff

Best of Dayton finalist 2018, 2019, Second place 2021.

146 E 3rd St, Dayton | 937-985-7375 | Website | Facebook


Warehouse 4

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Best of Dayton finalist 2018, 2019.

Multiple Area Locations | 937-387-6640 | Website | Facebook


Winans Chocolates + Coffees

Best of Dayton second place 2019. Third place 2018.

Multiple Area Locations | 937-773-1981 | Website | Facebook

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