16 of Dayton’s favorite bars to visit with holiday guests this month

An alphabetical list of area bars that have been winners or finalists in our Best of Dayton contest in recent years.

Adrienne’s White Rabbit Lounge

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar finalist 2019. Second place 2017.

889 S Main St, Centerville | (937) 435-3150 | Facebook


Bargo’s Grill & Tap

Best of Dayton Best Sports Bar finalist 2018, 2019.

588 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Centerville | (937) 999-1347 | Website | Facebook


Bennett’s Publical

Best of Dayton Best Sports bar finalist 2018, 2019. Third place 2021

67 S Main St, Miamisburg | (937) 866-4200 | Website | Facebook


Blind Bob’s

Credit: Natalie Jones

Credit: Natalie Jones

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar finalist 2015. Best Bar/Lounge second place 2022.

430 E 5th St, Dayton | (937) 938-6405 | Website | Facebook


Bock Family Brewing

Best of Dayton Best Bar/Lounge sixth place 2022. Best Neighborhood Bar sixth place 2022.

8150 Washington Village Dr, Dayton | (937) 813-2000 | Website | Facebook


Bunkers Bar and Grill

Credit: Jim Witmer

Credit: Jim Witmer

Best of Dayton Best Sports Bar finalist 2018, 2019. First place 2021. Best Neighborhood Bar first place 2022.

893 E National Rd, Vandalia | 937-890-8899 | Website | Facebook


Flanagan’s Pub

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Best of Dayton Best College Bar finalist 2015. First place 2017. Third place 2016.

101 E Stewart St, Dayton | (937) 228-5776 | Website | Facebook


King’s Point Pub

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar finalist 2016, 2019, Second place 2021. Best Bar/Lounge fifth place 2022.

4660 Wilmington Pike, Dayton | (937) 296-1915 | Facebook


Loose Ends Brewing

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Best of Dayton Best Neighborhood Bar fourth place 2022.

890 S Main St, Centerville | 937-723-6328 | Website | Facebook


Mack’s Tavern

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Credit: Tom Gilliam

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar first place 2017, 2021. Second place 2016, 2018. Third place 2015, 2019.

381 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Washington Twp. | (937) 813-7217 | Website | Facebook |


Red Carpet Tavern

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar finalist 2019, First place 2016. Second place 2015. Third place 2018.

3301 Wayne Ave, Dayton | (937) 963-2009 | Facebook


Red Mule Inn

Best of Dayton Best Neighborhood Bar fifth place 2022.

501 E Main St, Eaton | (937) 456-6300 | Facebook


Roosters

Best of Dayton Best Sports Bar finalist 2019. Second place 2021.

257 W Central Ave, Springboro | 937-748-3017 | Website | Facebook


Tank’s Bar & Grill

Best of Dayton Best Dive Bar first place 2015, 2018, 2019. Best College Bar finalist 2015.

2033 Wayne Ave, Dayton | (937) 252-2249 | Website | Facebook


The Barrel House

Best of Dayton Best Bar/Lounge third place 2022. Third place Best Neighborhood Bar 2022.

417 E 3rd St, Dayton | (937) 222-4795 | Website | Facebook


The Century Bar

Credit: JIM WITMER

Credit: JIM WITMER

Best of Dayton Best Bar/Lounge first place 2022.

18 S Jefferson St, Dayton | (937) 723-8401 | Website | Facebook