Secrets behind Slyder's sinfully juicy burgers

Here's a fact: you haven't truly eaten in Dayton until you've had a burger from Slyder's Tavern.

The business at 836 Watervliet Ave. in Dayton's Belmont neighborhood has been serving up simple, yet crave-worthy burgers for more than six decades.

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This juicy burger consistently appears on — often topping — local best burgers list.

In fact, it’s the reigning champ in the people’s choice awards Best of Dayton in the Best Burger category (and has held that spot for several years).

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Heck, we'd put it up against the state's top burgers, too.

As Joe Garnito, the tavern’s fifth owner, explains better than we can in the video above, there is good and simple reason the burgers are so mouth-watering and juicy.

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The juicy meat is packed with flavor. Hamburger with chips, $6.05 (7 oz.) and $6.75 (10 oz.); Cheeseburger with chips, $6.45 (7 oz.) and $7.15 (10 oz.). You can also make it a bacon cheeseburger or a mushroom swiss burger. You can order any burger in the girlie size (5 oz.) and save 50 cents.


Slyder's Tavern, 836 Watervliet Ave., Dayton | 937-258-1222


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