Dayton’s Burger Trail
By Heather Rader

There’s just something special about taking a bite out of a delicious juicy, freshly-made hamburger. Whether you prefer a plain old-fashioned hamburger, burger smothered in cheese or piled high with delectable toppings, there are plenty of hamburger joints here in Ohio to satisfy your burger cravings. If your burger-loving soul has been dreaming of a food trail devoted to hamburgers, your dreams have come true with Dayton’s Burger Trail!

Comprised of four local burger joints located within a few miles of one another, Dayton’s Burger Trail is a carnivore’s dream! 

Slyder’s Tavern

Slyder’s Tavern has been serving locals and visitors alike since 1948. Slyder’s juicy burgers are made from USDA lean fresh ground chuck, purchased locally from Dot’s Market and are served in 5 oz., 7 oz. or 10oz. patties. Whether sinking your teeth in a plain burger or in a delicious thick-cut bacon cheeseburger or smothered swiss mushroom burger, each bite will be packed with flavor! 

Address: 836 Watervliet Avenue, Dayton

Dayton's Burger Trail

Angie’s Firehouse Tavern

Angie’s Firehouse Tavern serves handcrafted specialty hamburgers in a casual atmosphere. If you’re looking for mouthwatering burger creations, try Angie’s 5-Alarm Burger (turning up the heat with Buffalo sauce, jalapenos and pepper-jack cheese), the Stuff Burger (their version of a Juicy Lucy, stuffed with oozing cheese), the Black & Blue (½ pound burger served with blackened bleu cheese) or the Bad Lieutenant (½ pound burger smothered in cheese, BBQ sauce and onion straws). Your taste buds won’t be disappointed with one of Angie’s specialty burgers! 

Address: 703 Watervliet Avenue, Dayton

Carmichael’s Pub

Carmichael’s Pub boasts juicy handmade burger patties with fresh ground beef from Dot’s Market. Not only are the burgers handmade, Carmichael’s takes pride in making house-made dressings, sauces and hand cut fries. Try one of their creative mouthwatering burgers, like the Pimento Cheeseburger (served with house-made Pimento which includes 7 types of cheeses), the Juicy Lucy, the Mushroom Burger, Southwest Burger (served with house-made southwest mayonnaise) or the tasty Pesto Burger…your taste buds will thank you! 

Address: 3011 Wayne Avenue, Dayton

Dayton's Burger Trail

Tank’s Bar & Grill

Since 1987, Tank’s Bar & Grill has been a favorite amongst Dayton locals. Serving freshly ground, hand-pattied burgers on your choice of bun (brioche, honey Kaiser, wheat, pretzel, onion or Kaiser), Tank’s burgers are thick and grilled to perfection. Devour one of their delicious signature ½ pound Tankburger, the Bacon Mushroom Onion Burger, Classic Cheeseburger or the Tanksters (Certified Angus Beef sliders), you can’t go wrong with a burger at Tank’s! 

Address: 2033 Wayne Avenue, Dayton

Dayton's Burger Trail

Is your mouth watering yet? Make your way along Dayton’s Burger Trail to devour some of Ohio’s best hamburgers! 

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