South Park Tavern
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Taps: 18 / Bottles: 99
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
Ratings: 35 | Reviews: 30 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by chaz01:
4.58/5 rDev +0.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $$
Great beer selection -- what I like most about their beer selection is the constant rotation of taps. Every time you come in they can have a completely different beer menu from the previous time. All the beers are quality craft beers. Not a lot of variety in the food menu, but I think the pizza is the best in Dayton. The atmosphere is a little blue collar and "rough", but I've managed to bring my family here in the early part of the evening and everyone had a great time. In addition to the great quality of beers, they also have some of the best prices and value I've seen. And from what I've ready, soon they may be offering growlers to go as well!
03-27-2010 16:58:55 | More by chaz01
More User Reviews:
4.43/5 rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25 | $$
Visited for lunch on Halloween to talk business. Will definitely be coming back.
Atmosphere: Cozy and clean joint. Booths, bar tables, TVs - a typical small bar type atmosphere, but well lit and not at all a dive. Nice big chalkboard sign as you walk through the door showing what's on tap. Interesting to see a wide range of people in the place. Father and young college son having lunch, several businessmen, some locals, and a big crowd of friends getting together for an event. Very accommodating.
Quality: Lots of high quality beers available on tap and in bottles in a cooler behind the bar. I did see 1-2 macros, but from what I've seen of this place, it's so they have something for everyone - plenty for those who love craft beers and imports, and also something for someone who just wants a simple US macro lager.
Service: It was very crowded I think unexpectedly so for the staff in the place. There was a large crowd at the tables (a special get together) So while it took quite some time to get served, the waitress hustled as best as she could and took 10% off the bill (with no prompting from us) due to the wait. Beers were served in the proper glasses - Tulips for the Belgian ales, and Nonic glasses for the lagers that were ordered by others in the party.
Selection: I can't remember the wide range of things they had on Tap, but definitely a good range of seasonals, imports, US craft, 1 cider, and 1 macro lager (Labatts). To my surprise, they had on tap Kwak, one of my favorite Belgian ales, which was what I had with lunch. They had quite a bit from Bell's and I think a few choices from Stone, but again, I can't remember. Behind the counter I saw several Lambics, quite a few 22oz bombers, several imports (Weihenstephaner, Sam Smith, Piraat is what I remember). Honestly, something for everyone with the choices they had. I don't think you would be disappointed.
Food: Not a huge selection, but a neat selection of pizza, calzones, and sandwiches. I had the Gyro pizza which was fantastic. I will have to come back and try some more things off the menu.
Price was very good. 4 people, 5 beers, 2 calzones and one large pizza - $53 total.
11-01-2013 23:09:26 | More by damndirtyape
5/5 rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$
My absolute favorite place in Dayton to enjoy a craft beer. Always have something new as the taps (18, I think) constantly rotate. Great locally owned place. Small bar but always get a seat somewhere. Side patio is nice if the weather cooperates. Staff are friendly and fun to talk with. Pizzas are the best - I won't order any other pizza in Dayton. Parking has never been an issue.
10-25-2013 18:50:22 | More by reynoldsmc
4.88/5 rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75 | $$
South Park Tavern is one of the best kept secrets in Dayton. Where else can you get a killer selection of craft beers and Pizza Factory pizza? And on Monday its 1/2 price pizza? Seriously a never miss location. There is always an excellent selection on the tap list and its a part of the growler fill with Thai9, Luckys, et all. VISIT THIS SPOT FOR SURE!!
07-08-2013 19:25:37 | More by camartin27
4.65/5 rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$
This place is by far one of the bars/taverns in Dayton. They always have some amazing beers on tap including delicious IPA's. The Reuben pizza is the best I have ever had. If you live anywhere close around Dayton and haven't been to South Park then you are missing out.
05-17-2013 23:12:18 | More by Jcefus
South Park Tavern in Dayton, OH
99 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.