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The 5 Best Coffee Spots in Dayton

Rachel Gilchrest

Treating clients like family is key to any successful business! As the newest member of theTylerMortonGroup, Rachel brings over 12 years of customer ...

Treating clients like family is key to any successful business! As the newest member of theTylerMortonGroup, Rachel brings over 12 years of customer ...

Feb 8 4 minutes read

Coffee production is a $20,000,000,000 (that's 20 BILLION!) a year industry! For your next cuppa joe, treat yourself at some of these unique Dayton hot spots! 

Ghostlight Coffee

When: Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 5:30pm; Friday - Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm; Sunday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Where: 1201 Wayne Ave Dayton, OH
Why: Ghostlight Coffee has been embraced by the Dayton community since opening in November 2011. This shop features top of the line roasted coffee selections, with specialty items such as 24-hour cold brew coffee, hot teas, baked goods and their out of this world hand-crafted flavored syrups! (The Lumberjack featuring Maple Syrup, Cinnamon and Smoked Sea Salt is perfect for winter!) 

Press Coffee Bar

When: Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 7:00pm; Friday 7:00am - 8:00pm; Saturday 8:00am - 8:00pm; Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Where: 257 Wayne Ave Dayton, OH
Why: Married couple Brett & Janelle both started as baristas before venturing into starting Press Coffee Bar and Wood Burl Coffee. Press offers a full espresso bar, manually brewed coffees, and teas with no attention to detail spared. The “bean to bar” philosophy offers one of the most unique, and high quality, coffee drinking experiences in the area. 

Third Perk Coffeehouse & Wine Bar

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When: Monday - Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00pm; Thursday - Friday 7:30am - 8:00pm; Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm; Closed Sunday
Where: 46 W Fifth St Dayton, OH
Why: Relatively new to the Dayton coffee scene, Third Perk has been open for the last two years. They expertly serve hot & iced coffee and teas, as well as their signature coffee drinks. They have recently added a wine bar, as well as tapas, salads, soups, sandwiches, and desserts; making this a coffee lovers one stop shop! 

Boston Stoker Coffee Co

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When: Check location for specific store hours
Where: 7 area locations (Vandalia, Centerville, Dayton Airport, Downtown Dayton, Clayton, Troy & Columbus) New “Downtown” Centerville location coming soon! 
Why: This Dayton based chain has been keeping the area caffeinated since opening in 1973! By traveling the world; President Henry Dean has been fortunate to taste, and bring back some of the best coffee beans out there! All their coffee is carefully selected, and given the utmost care; to bring Daytonians a fresh, flavorful product that is sure to last for many more years! 

Winans Chocolates & Coffee

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When: Check location for specific store hours
Where: 7 area locations (Beavercreek, Dayton Mall, The Greene, Feedwire Rd, Far Hills Ave, Vandalia & Maineville)
Why: Voted “Dayton’s Best Cup of Coffee” (by readers of the Dayton Daily News), Dayton area chain, Winans Chocolates & Coffee has helped to set the bar for what coffee shops should be like. All coffee is roasted fresh in small batches to ensure a consistent product with distinct flavors. Winans takes great pride in their coffee offerings, including a large specialty menu that changes seasonally. In addition to coffee and (addictive!) chocolate options; Winans also carries a wide variety of wines to round out this perfect trio! 

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