Dewberry 1850 sandwiches featured at lunch come with a fist full of beer batter fries and are piled high with ingredients. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY ALEXIS LARSEN
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Photo: Contributing Writer

Mark your calendars for these July restaurant reopenings

The waves of restaurant dining-room reopenings seem to have slowed down, but a new wave is coming in July.

Gov. Mike DeWine and state health officials lifted their mandatory shutdown of all dine-in services, which began March 15, on May 21, and many restaurants and pubs began serving diners that very night.

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But large numbers of restaurant owners decided to wait to make necessary changes to keep employees and customers safe. Dayton diners have seen staggered reopenings of many of their favorites, while others have remained carryout/delivery only or have been closed completely since March.

Here are two Dayton restaurants who have announced plans to reopen in July.

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Dewberry 1850, located inside the University of Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, has announced its plans to reopen at 5 p.m. July 3. 

The restaurant will serve breakfast from 6-10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. It will be closed for lunch. Dinner/lounge hours will be 5-10 p.m. daily for dinner service and 5-11 p.m. daily for bar service.

Tank’s Bar and Grill, 2033 Wayne Ave. in Dayton, is selling its New Holland Beerburger —a brown ale beer infused burger on a special bun topped with bacon and imported blue cheese or white cheddar — as part of a fundraiser in support of the Dayton Faternal Order of Police. The eatery’s effort that includes the sale of a special “Dayton Strong” first responders T-shirt, a silent auction and a raffle that ends 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, 2019.
Photo: Tank's Bar and Grill


The owner of Tank’s Bar & Grill, 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton, has announced plans to reopen for curbside pickup beginning July 22. 

Customers can place orders online or call (937) 252-2249.

Hours will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. It will be closed Sundays through Tuesdays.

Tank’s plans to open for dine-in service in Aug. 5 and expand its hours to include breakfast service.

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